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Sunday, November 19th, 2017

  • - On this date in 1863, 17 acres of the battlefield at Gettysburg, PA, were dedicated as a national cemetery. The address that Lincoln delivered in less than 2 minutes was later recognized as one of the most eloquent of the English language.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - To celebrate the inclusive spirt of American families and applaud the commitment of those family members who encourage us to reach new heights. Annually, the week that includes Thanksgiving Day.
     
           

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

  • - On this date in 1963 President John F. Kennedy was slain by a sniper while riding in an open automobile in Dallas, TX. Accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald was killed by Jack Ruby while in police custody awaiting trial.
     
           

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A part of everyone's Thanksgiving, the parade gets bigger and better every year. Featuring floats, giant balloons, marching bands, and famous people. The three-hour Macy's event is held in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thanksgiving Day, and has been televised nationally on NBC since 1952.
     
           
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Legal public holiday. Observed in all states. Originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
     
           

Friday, November 24th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 9:00am | Sports and Recreation, fitness, personaltraining, pilates, groupexercise, classes, exercise, wellness
    - POP Pilates is set to top 40 hits and infuses cardio with familiar Pilates moves. This fun, effective dance on the mat class leaves no muscle untouched. Results are a tighter stronger core. POP Pilates breathes new life into the classical Pilates format. Every exercise can be easily modified to fit your personal needs.
    Yoga Suite & Barre
    245 Main Street, Suite 2M Matawan NJ 07747
    Yoga Suite 732.583.0602 yogasuite245@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The traditional start of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Called "Black Friday" because traditionally retailers were in the "black" by this day of year.
     
           

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the country in supporting your local small business by shopping at a small business. For more information visit click for details
     
           

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Monday, November 27th, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Traditional beginning of the online Christmas season.
     
           

Friday, December 1st, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 9:00am | Sports and Recreation, fitness, personaltraining, pilates, groupexercise, classes, exercise, wellness
    - POP Pilates is set to top 40 hits and infuses cardio with familiar Pilates moves. This fun, effective dance on the mat class leaves no muscle untouched. Results are a tighter stronger core. POP Pilates breathes new life into the classical Pilates format. Every exercise can be easily modified to fit your personal needs.
    Yoga Suite & Barre
    245 Main Street, Suite 2M Matawan NJ 07747
    Yoga Suite 732.583.0602 yogasuite245@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Salespeople are essential resources for customers today. The talented salesperson filters the vast amount of information that is available to customers and helps businesspeople make the best purchasing decisions. Annually, the first Friday in December.
     
           

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

  • | Local Events
    - Holiday Gifts! Hazlet Pharmacy 2874 Rt. 35 South, Hazlet 732-264-3310
     
           

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

  • | Local Events
    - Colts Neck Holiday Concert 3pm
    Colts Neck Holiday Tree Lighting 3:45pm
    732-780-6666 Town Hall
     
           
  • - The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon. Moon enters Full Moon Phase at 10:47 AM, EST.
     
           

Monday, December 4th, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Celebrate a delicious holiday tradition, host a cookie exchange party this week! Try a new recipe or share personal favorites with others. Easy ideas, recipes, inspiration and instruction are available at click for details.
     
           

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - One of the most venerated saints of both Eastern and Western Christian churches, of whose life little is known. Except for the fact that he was a Bishop of Myra (now Turkey) in the fourth century, and that from early times he was noted for his charity. Santa Claus and the presentation of gifts is said to derive from St. Nicholas.
     
           

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

  • - On December 7, 1941 at 7:55AM (local time), "a date that will live in infamy," nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US "Gibraltar of the Pacific." The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.
     
           
  • - (Tentative) At President's Park the Holiday Season Begins with the Flip of a Switch!
    The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is a truly unique National Park Service experience! What began as a community event back in 1923 has grown into a nationally televised event with celebrity hosts and performers, and of course the President and First Family.
     
           

Friday, December 8th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 9:00am | Sports and Recreation, fitness, personaltraining, pilates, groupexercise, classes, exercise, wellness
    - POP Pilates is set to top 40 hits and infuses cardio with familiar Pilates moves. This fun, effective dance on the mat class leaves no muscle untouched. Results are a tighter stronger core. POP Pilates breathes new life into the classical Pilates format. Every exercise can be easily modified to fit your personal needs.
    Yoga Suite & Barre
    245 Main Street, Suite 2M Matawan NJ 07747
    Yoga Suite 732.583.0602 yogasuite245@gmail.com
  • - Roman Catholic holy day of obligation. A public holiday in Nicaragua.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1980 gunman Mark David Chapman shot and killed rock star John Lennon outside of his apartment building as he returned from a recording session. The death of the former Beatle, who was an international peace activist, shocked the world.
     
           
  • - 1941. One day after the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress declared war against Japan and the US entered WWII.
     
           

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

  • | Local Events
    - ACT Test
     
           

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

    The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
     
           

Friday, December 15th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 9:00am | Sports and Recreation, fitness, personaltraining, pilates, groupexercise, classes, exercise, wellness
    - POP Pilates is set to top 40 hits and infuses cardio with familiar Pilates moves. This fun, effective dance on the mat class leaves no muscle untouched. Results are a tighter stronger core. POP Pilates breathes new life into the classical Pilates format. Every exercise can be easily modified to fit your personal needs.
    Yoga Suite & Barre
    245 Main Street, Suite 2M Matawan NJ 07747
    Yoga Suite 732.583.0602 yogasuite245@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
     
           

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
     
           

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
     
           

Monday, December 18th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:30 AM, EST.
     
           

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 11:28 AM, EST.
     
           
  • - 1970. After writing President Richard M. Nixon offering to be a "Federal Agent-at-Large" to fight drug abuse and the drug culture, Elvis Presley met with Nixon at the White House on this date. Presley was not made a federal agent, but the two men had a cordial meeting. The photograph of them shaking hands is the most requested reproduction from the National Archives.
     
           

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 9:00am | Sports and Recreation, fitness, personaltraining, pilates, groupexercise, classes, exercise, wellness
    - POP Pilates is set to top 40 hits and infuses cardio with familiar Pilates moves. This fun, effective dance on the mat class leaves no muscle untouched. Results are a tighter stronger core. POP Pilates breathes new life into the classical Pilates format. Every exercise can be easily modified to fit your personal needs.
    Yoga Suite & Barre
    245 Main Street, Suite 2M Matawan NJ 07747
    Yoga Suite 732.583.0602 yogasuite245@gmail.com

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
     
           

Monday, December 25th, 2017

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.
     
           

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters First Quarter phase at 4:20 AM, EST.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Dec 26- Jan 1, 2018. African- American family observance created in 1966 by Dr. Manulana Karenga in recognition of traditional African Harvest festivals. This seven-day festival stressed unity of the black family, with harvest fest (karamu) on the first day and a day of meditation the final one. Kwanzaa means "first fruit" in Swahili.
     
           

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL. 84th edition Storied college bowl game. Est attendance: 65,000.
     
           

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.
     
           

Monday, January 1st, 2018

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The 84th annual Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. Now part of the College Football Playoff Series. The Sugar Bowl originated in 1935. Estimated attendance is 72,500.
     
           
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Legal holiday in all states and territories of the US and in most other countries. The world's most celebrated holiday!
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because at this time of winter, the wolves howl in hunger. The January Full Moon.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Presented by Northwestern Mutual. The Rose Bowl Game has been a New Year's event since 1902.
     
           

Friday, January 5th, 2018

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Evening before Epiphany (January 6th). Twelfth night marks the end of medieval Christmas festivities. Also called Twelfth Night Eve.
     
           

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - January 7, 1927, basketball promoter Abe Saperstein's "New York Globetrotters" took the floor on this date at Hinckley, IL. Despite the "New York" name, the Globetrotters hailed from Chicago's South Side. The talented African-American players, unable to play in white professional leagues, barnstormed the nation in serious basketball promotional events. They changed to the "Harlem Globetrotters" in the 1930s and added humor to their games in the 1940s.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA. 75th annual. Sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honoring achievement in film and television. Aired live on NBC.
     
           

Fun things to do in Colts Neck

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