Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, October 24-26, 2014

By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, October 24

  • Tri-State Theatre Festival: Halloween Edition (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • Annie Get Your Gun at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Haunted Hayrides at Allaire Village – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Devil Hunt (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Comedian Amy Schumer at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • World War II Harbor Defense Lantern Tour (Sandy Hook) – MORE INFO
  • Story of Harness Racing by Currier & Ives Exhibit (Upper Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Little Shop of Horrors at Spring Lake Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Creatures of the Night (Colts Neck) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Frightland’s Fiendish Circus – MORE INFO
  • Ann Reid at MU School of Science Dean’s Seminar (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Brookdale Haunted Theater (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • InfoAge’s Camp Evans Base of Terror! (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Bus Stop at Center Playhouse (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Angels & Ministers of Grace at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Rope at First Avenue Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Captain Louie at Jersey Shore Arts Center (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFOOO_SeaStreak_fun_nj_attractions
  • T. Thomas Fortune House Fundraiser (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Wine Tasting for Ronald McDonald House (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Ghosts & Legends Downtown Tour (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Haunted Hall (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • “Grass Roots” Art Show (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Silent Film Spooktacular (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Church Fall Flea Market (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Ratchet Fridays at Raceway Park (Englishtown) – MORE INFO
  • Eddie Testa Band at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Josh Zukerman Band at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Through the Roots at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Ticket to Effective Test-Taking at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO
  • D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO
  • Yoga for Adults (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Walking Lantern Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Intro to Hoopla (Middletown) – MORE INFO

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Posted: October 23rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, October 17-19, 2014

By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, October 17

  • MCHA Tavernfest ‘14 (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO
  • Haunted Hayrides at Allaire Village – MORE INFO
  • Tri-State Theatre Festival (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • The Lightning Thief at Monmouth U. (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Hairspray at Paramount Theatre (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • A Taste of Pier Village (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Brookdale Haunted Theater (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Arts & Crafts Show at Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • InfoAge’s Camp Evans Base of Terror! (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Bus Stop at Center Playhouse (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Rope at First Avenue Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Colts Neck Community Church Fall Fest – MORE INFO
  • Captain Louie at Jersey Shore Arts Center (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • “Lizzie Borden Took An Axe” at Grange Playhouse (Howell) – MORE INFO
  • “Hitchcock in the Twilight Zone” at Grange Playhouse (Howell) – MORE INFO
  • Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO
  • D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFOOO_SeaStreak_fun_nj_attractions
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • Little Shop of Horrors at Spring Lake Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Run for Your Wife by Monmouth Players (Navesink) – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO
  • Ghosts & Legends Downtown Tour (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Film Supermensch: Legend of Shep Gordon at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Matty B in Concert (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Get Batty with Your Daddy (Tinton Falls) – MORE INFO
  • Yoga for Adults (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Walking Lantern Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Bonfire on the Beach (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Haunted Hall (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Introduction to Yoga (Colts Neck) – MORE INFO
  • Matching Smiles Gala (Ocean Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Meet Author Raymond Perrier (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • ARC of Monmouth 65th Anniversary Celebration (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • Hazlet FA & RS Gift Auction – MORE INFO
  • Dramaticat at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Bo Ningen at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

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Posted: October 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

Even the Asbury Park Press Advertises on MoreMonmouthMusings!

app ad2The Asbury Park Press wants their readers back so bad that they are advertising on MoreMonmouthMusings!  Their ad sneaked in this morning through a national syndicate we participate in.   We’d have to think long and hard about accepting their ad had they contacted us directly, because we have major reservations about the product they produce.

But, we’ll accept their ad as an endorsement of how well MMM has been able to attract the attention of Monmouth County and New Jersey readers.

To celebrate the endorsement, we’re having a sale.

APP’s ad is offering 50% off on subscriptions for three months.  We promise to keep our content free for three months.

We’re offering 50% off on ads for three months, starting on November 5. We’re sold out until then for most ad packages.  This is a great deal for retailers, restaurants, theaters, car dealers, contractors, real estate brokers, lawyers, accountants and banks, especially as we enter the holiday season.

MMM’s traffic is up 41%, year to date over 2013, and growing.  We’ve already exceeded our 2013 readership by 81,000, and we’re only two weeks into the fourth quarter of the year.

If you want to get in on this great deal, contact Art Gallagher now at artvg@aol.com or 732-208-2240.  Don’t wait.  This offer expires on October 31.

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Posted: October 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Advertisement, Art Gallagher, Asbury Park Press, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, October 10-12, 2014

By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, October 10

  • “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” at Allaire Village – MORE INFO
  • Frankie Avalon/ Fabian/ Bobby Rydell at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • InfoAge’s Camp Evans Base of Terror! (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Bus Stop at Center Playhouse (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Devil Hunt (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Little Shop of Horrors at Spring Lake Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Dinner with the Boys at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Macbeth by the Stone Church Players (Navesink) – MORE INFO
  • Rope at First Avenue Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Walking Lantern Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • The American Flag Poetry (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Tai Chi with Kit Lau (Howell) – MORE INFO
  • Bonfire on the Beach (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Haunted Hall (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Creatures of the Night (Middletown) – MORE INFOOO_SeaStreak_fun_nj_attractions
  • Fall Harvest Tricky Tray (Hazlet) – MORE INFO
  • Sondheim on Sondheim (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • Ghosts & Legends Downtown Tour (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Liberty Science Center Bus Trip (Lincroft departure) – MORE INFO
  • Rival at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • The Strumbellas at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Big Rooney Oktoberfest Unplugged at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Neuroscience Symposium (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO
  • D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO
  • Yoga for Adults (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

 

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Posted: October 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, October 3-5, 2014

By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, October 3

  • An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe at Allaire Village – MORE INFO
  • InfoAge’s Camp Evans Base of Terror! (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Dinner with the Boys at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • The School for Wives at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Macbeth by the Stone Church Players (Navesink) – MORE INFO
  • Rope at First Avenue Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Sondheim on Sondheim at Jersey Shore Arts Center (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO
  • Walking Lantern Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Historical Estate Walking Tour of Thompson Park (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Nature in the Dark: Jersey Devil (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Yoga for Adults (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Jersey City Revisited: Walk Down Memory Lane (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Seniors: Living on a Fixed Income (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO
  • Comedian Mike Birbiglia at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFOhighlandsoctoberfest
  • League of Women Voters Forum at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Comedian Sherry Davey (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Bonfire on the Beach (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Peter Puppets Play (Keyport) – MORE INFO
  • Splintered Sunlight at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Mang at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Tara Elliott and the Red Velvets at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO
  • The Irish Troubador Steve Reilly (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

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Posted: October 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, September 26-28, 2014

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By Greg Kelly

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Monmouth County Post CardFriday, September 26

  • Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show – MORE INFO
  • Dinner with the Boys at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • The School for Wives at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • I Ought To Be In Pictures at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Open House Square Dance (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Juke Joint Jonny & Friends (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Highlands Mayor’s Ball – MORE INFO
  • Casino Night (Ocean Twp) – MORE INFO
  • New 2 You Kids Consignment Sale (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Cardboard Box City & Fundraiser (Tinton Falls) – MORE INFO
  • 25 Years of Brookdale’s Architecture Program (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Lone Shark at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Pop-Break.com Anniversary at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Teen Suicide Prevention Forum (Rumson) – MORE INFO
  • Energy Assistance Day (Keansburg) – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO
  • Walking Lantern Ghost Tours (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Souper Groove 3 Music & Camping Festival (West Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Asbury Park Ghosts & Legends Walking Tour – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Downtown Freehold Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO
  • Kids Night Out (Fair Haven) – MORE INFO
  • Yoga for Adults (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • NJ Run for the Fallen (Holmdel) – MORE INFO

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Posted: September 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, September 19-21, 2014

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By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, September 19

  • Monmouth County Job Fair (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Count Basie 365: Chuck Lambert (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Natural Horsemanship Demonstration (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Comedy Night & Mini-Gift Auction (Ocean Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Dinner with the Boys at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFOheaderblues
  • The Sound of Music at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • The School for Wives at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Gary Puckett, Tommy James & The Shondells at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Work: A Series of One Act Plays at The Grange Playhouse (Howell) – MORE INFO
  • End of Summer Night Hike (Freehold Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Lantern-Lit Seining at Sandy Hook Bay – MORE INFO
  • I Ought To Be In Pictures at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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Posted: September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Horse Parade in Freehold on Saturday

There will be a parade of horses in Freehold on Saturday as the 3rd annual Open Space Pace and Festival of Horses kicks off at 10am.Open Space Pace

The free, all day event starts with a parade past the Hall of Records and continuing to Freehold Raceway.  At the racetrack, there will be educational exhibits, amateur horse races, under-saddle races, and many more fun events for all ages. The standard race card will begin at 12:30pm. Between races, we will have live music and family-friendly entertainment. After the races there will be a concert and fireworks.

The Open Space Pace seeks to highlight the relationship between the horse and open space in New Jersey. The Open Space Pace is a non-profit corporation seeking 501 (c)(3) status, formed to create an annual event at Freehold Raceway to celebrate the New Jersey State Animal, the Horse, and all of the people that work with this great animal. This event will raise necessary funds for nonprofits that work with horses and other non-profit organizations involved in the promotion of open space.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Community Announcements, Horse Racing Industry, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, September 12-14, 2014

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By Greg Kelly

 

Monmouth County Post CardFriday, September 12

• Dinner with the Boys at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO

• The Sound of Music at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• I Ought To Be In Pictures at First Ave Playhouse (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

• Belmar Pro Surfing Competition – MORE INFO

• Count Basie 365: The Gambone Project (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO

• Used Book Sale at Red Bank Library – MORE INFO

• Comedian Kevin Meaney (Freehold) – MORE INFO

• Harry Chapin’s Music: Lies & Legends (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO

• Work: A Series of One Act Plays at Grange Playhouse (Howell) – MORE INFOAlice's Kitchen gif

• Garden State Line at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Terry Bozzio at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• John Eddie at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Growing Older, Staying Healthy (Howell) – MORE INFO

• Computer Skills for Job Hunters (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

• Meet Artist Robert Mueller at Monmouth U (WLB) – MORE INFO

• D-Day Exhibit at NJ National Guard Militia Museum (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO

• Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO

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Posted: September 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Float Me Out to the Ballgame

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.”

—Yogi Berra

By Greg Kelly

imagejpeg_0 (1)Both of my children are baseball fans—pretty serious baseball fans. Each has a love and respect for the history and traditions of the game. They remember seasons, teams, players, games, and events. Me too.

So the game presents a superb opportunity for us to make a connection. We got the opportunity to do some very nice baseball bonding just recently when we attended a Met game at Citi Field. And while the Mets stunk up the joint (losing 9-0, with just three hits), we still had a grand time.

You see, to get the time and attention of my children nowadays is no small task. They’re getting older (my son, Kyle, will be 21 next March and my daughter, Lauren, turns 19 in November), so they have their work, their schooling, their friends, and their interests to pursue.

But when I told them we’d be going to a game, and on the ferry, they leaped at the opportunity. The Seastreak boat ride to the game offered up the comfort, relaxation, and time to talk and laugh with my kids (along with my sister, Shannon, who joined us and enjoyed herself very much).

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Posted: September 4th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County, Seastreak Ferry | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off