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The Beatles: Success, Superstardom and Separation

Ocean County Library 101 Washington St., Toms River, NJ

John Paul Groom, a native of Liverpool, England, will discuss the rise of Beatlemania on both sides of the Atlantic, exploring their many albums, entry into film with the critically acclaimed A Hard Day’s Night and rapid growth as songwriters. To register for this free program call 732-349-6200 or go online to https://theoceancountylibrary.org  Free.

Patriotic Response to WWII POW Families

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Drive, Toms River, NJ

(choose in-person or Zoom) Time travel back to the 1940s with Ocean County author Ronald E. Negra as he captures the upheaval and anxiety of families affected by World War II: debate over volunteering to serve, familial ties being temporarily severed as enlistees leave for foreign shores, and the interminable agony of awaiting word about […]

A Holocaust Survivor’s Story

Ocean County Library 101 Washington St., Toms River, NJ

In honor of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust survivor Vera Goodkin will share the story of how she and her family survived near-death experiences in their journey to freedom. Brianna Doherty from the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education will serve as moderator. Free.

Composting in Ocean County

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Drive, Toms River, NJ

Join Sandra Blain-Snow and Tanara Hall from Ocean County Solid Waste Management and Master Composters to learn about composting & gardening in Ocean County. To register for the program, in person or Zoom, email us at: oceancountyhistory.zoom@gmail.com stating: your name & April 30th; your zip code; the email address OCHS should use to send you […]

Shawn Colvin: Steady On 32nd Anniversary Tour

Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College College Drive, Toms River, NJ

Three-time GRAMMY winner Shawn Colvin’s debut album, Steady On, was released in October 1989, a stunning introduction to an artist who quickly established herself as a mainstay in the singer-songwriter genre. The album was lauded for its confessional songwriting and well-crafted melodies, and for Colvin’s tender and provocative vocals. $55 – $35

Hindenburg Lighter -Than-Air Memorial Service

Navy Lakehurst Historical Society County Route 547, Lakehurst, NJ

Join the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society on Friday May 6th at 6:15pm for the "HINDENBURG/lLighter-Than-Air Memorial Service" on the 85th anniversary of The Hindenburg crash.     🔵Please Note! 🔵 Strict Security Requirements   Everyone wishing to attend must adhere to security requirements and must pre-register by calling (732) 600-8055 or contacting tours@nlhs.com   https://www.nlhs.com/tours/ […]

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Viking Village Art & Craft Show

Historic Viking Village 19th & Bayview Avenue, Barnegat Light, NJ

A visit to Barnegat Light's Historic Viking Village will take you back in time to the early days of a quaint fishing village. For your pleasure the tiny fishing shacks have been turned into shops with something special for everyone! The Art Festival is hosted by the Seawife Antique Store. Come out and see all […]

The Longest Day: The Heroes of D-Day

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Drive, Toms River, NJ

On June 12th, you are invited to join Dr. Jeff Schenker at Ocean County Historical Society, as he discusses the individual heroes of June 6, 1944, and what led to an Allied Victory during World War II.  Jeff is a popular Adjunct Professor of History at Ocean County College, having earned a Master’s Degree in […]

Blessing of the Fleet

Historic Viking Village 19th & Bayview Avenue, Barnegat Light, NJ

The Blessing of the Fleet takes place every year at Viking Village. Dockside ceremony to bless the fleet for a safe boating season. Admission is free. Sunday June 19th 5:30pm  

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