January 19 - It's All About Family Month: A Film
Series. This week's film: Avalon (PG)  will be played at 2 pm at Monmouth County
Library Wall Township Branch 2700 Allaire Road, Wall. Call (732) 449-8877
January 20 - BNI informational meeting for a new
chapter in the Belmar Area. Meeting Place: Belmar Cafe @7am. Contact Richard M.J. Jarosz
for additional information 732-988-4044.
January 20 - Sandy Hook Bird Observatory - Indoor
Program. This event will feature programs by SHBO staff on a wide range of topics.
Pre-registration is recommended. Senior naturalist Scott Barnes will hold a gulls and
seabirds workshop. Monmouth Beach Cultural Center 128 Ocean Ave, Monmouth Beach. The
program starts at 7:30 pm. Call (732) 872-2500
January 22 - The Met: Live in HD is having an
Encore Presentation: Offenbach - Les Contes d'Hoffman at Pollak Theatre 400 Cedar Avenue,
West Long Branch. The showtime is 7:00 pm. Call (732) 263-MUTX (6889)
January 23 & 24 - Uncle Philip's Coat is a one-man
play written by Matty Selman and directed by Bernice Garfield-Szita. It will be presented
at Center Playhouse at 35 South Street, Freehold. Call for showtimes at (732) 462-9093
January 23 - Sandy Hook Birding Program with Scott Barnes who will
lead a tour of the North Shore ponds and Manasquan Inlet for seabirds, waterfowl, and good
gulls. Bring lunch, weather-appropriate gear, binoculars, and scopes. Pre-registration is
always recommended. Meet at 8:45 am at the South Side of Manasquan Inlet at the end of
Broadway, Point Pleasant Beach. Call (732) 872-2500
January 24 - Sunday Smilers: Performance for Children and Their
Families will present Love Bug Hug at Tatum Park Red Hill Activity Center Red Hill Road,
Middletown at 2 pm. Call (732) 842-4000 ext. 1 Scheduled performance:
January 24 - Knights of Columbus Council #816 Buffet Breakfast 4th
Sunday of the month from 9 am until 12 noon. Admission is $6 per person and $5 for
seniors. Location is 203 West Sylvania Avenue, Neptune City, NJ 07753.
January 26 - It's All About Family Month: A Film Series with this
week's film: The Joy Luck Club (R)  at 2 pm at Monmouth County Library Wall Township
Branch 2700 Allaire Road, Wall. Call (732) 449-8877
January 26 - Another Place, Another Time: A Film Series with this
week's film: Definitely, Maybe (R)  at 2 pm at Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan. Call (732) 431-7220
January 27 - BNI informational meeting for a new chapter in the Belmar
Area. Meeting Place: Belmar Cafe @7am. Contact Richard M.J. Jarosz for additional
January 27 - Join flutist Claire Chase, a passionate performer, leader
and innovator, as she creatively links traditional, contemporary and experimental music
with program choices that range from Bach and Brahms to Boulez, Saariaho, Zorn and beyond.
The performance begins at 10 am at the Algonquin Arts 173 Main Street, Manasquan. Call
January 28 - BNI Meeting at 7 am at Manchester Inn, Ocean Grove,
Richard M.J. Jarosz guest speaking of 212 Degrees: Going that extra step.
January 29 - Richie Havens the Woodstock artist will share his unique
and ageless soulful folk songs that convey messages of brotherhood and personal freedom at
the Pollak Theatre 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch. The show begins at 8 pm. Call (732)
January 29 - Richard M.J. Jarosz, is hosting a "Getting FREE
publicity" Talk and Tea get together at the Sixth Avenue House in Asbury Park 1 - 4
PM. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 732-988-4044 for details.
January 30 - 7th Annual Benefit Concert for Monmouth/Ocean County
FoodBank is a concert, sponsored by the Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, featuring a
variety of musical acts to raise benefit the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean County. Call
January 30 - Sandy Hook Birding Program is a chance to observe
how Sandy Hook and perhaps the North Shore for winter bird specialties and hopefully a
rare bird or two. Bring lunch, weather-appropriate gear, binoculars, and scopes.
Pre-registration is always recommended. Meet at 8:45 am at Lot B, Bayberry Gateway
National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit. Call (732) 872-2500