Saturday, May 17, 2014

Event News 5-18-14

Dear Friend or Friend to be,

How was everyone's week? Mine did not start out well at all but it did get better as the week went on. I did a lot of energy work on the full moon and even had a ceremony and 6 of us were present and set our intentions together that felt good. Plus I got a lot done in my garden wait till you see this weeks video. Here's the one for 5-11-14  I'd love to see your gardens too!

With Love and In the Light,  Cassie

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Upcoming events of interest: 
Sun May 18th  Beginners Yoga

Sun May 18th  Food Truck Week at Laurita Winery 
Sun May 25th Beginners Yoga 
Sun May 25th Singles Dance Party in Princeton 
Mon May 26th  Single Glow Summer Kick Off Party THE place to be this Memorial Day- 
Tue May 27th $5.50 Movie Night in Hazlet
Fri May 30th  Dance Party, The Manor, West Orange
Sat May 31st Movie and Late Dinner- Hazlet
Sun Jun 1st  Meetup at Long Branch Beach 
Sun Jun 1st  Monmouth Park Racetrack 
Tue Jun 3rd  Karaoke in Tinton Falls 
Tue Jun 3rd  Empowered Relationships Webinar
Sat Jun 7th  Keyport Garden Walk 
Thur Jun 12th Full Moon Ceremony
June 13-15th Sports, Fun and Adventure Weekend at Club Getaway 
Sat Jun 21st  Plays in the Park - Sunset Boulevard 
Sat Jun 21st  Solstice in Times Square, Free Mind Over Madness Yoga
*I singed up for the 8pm slot for this let me know if anyone wants to tag along*
Dec 1-12th Caribbean Cruise

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Single Glow Memorial Day Summer Kick Off Party!!

Check out June in Monmouth County Parks:

Things to do at Monmouth County Parks, from the Parks System

It’s never been easier to fill those long, lazy days of June thanks to the Monmouth County Park System. From Discover Disc Golf to Seining in the Bay, the Park System has filled the month with exciting and family-friendly activities. The schedule is follows:

Discover Disc Golf
Saturday & Sunday, May 31 & June 1 from 10am-3pm
Saturday & Sunday, June 28 & 29 from 10am-3pm
Thompson Park, Lincroft
Enjoy our mini disc golf course! Ages 7 and up (under 18 with adult) will enjoy seeing how many throws it takes to hear the "cling" of the goal. Course map and list can be picked up at sign in at the Thompson Park Visitor Center. FREE!

Men’s Open Gym Basketball
Sundays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 from  9-11am
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Open Ceramics
Sunday, June 1 from 12:30-4:30pm
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft
Choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.

Historic Seabrook-Wilson House Open for Tours
Sundays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 1-4pm
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, and see displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir
Saturdays & Sundays, May 31 & June 1, 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 21 & 22, 28 & 29
at 2, 3, 4 & 5 pm

Friday, June 6 at 6:30 & 7:30pm
Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
These 45-minute tours are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $6; children 12 & under: $3.75. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Roving Park System Naturalist
Monday, June 2 at 9am along Crosswicks Creek GreenwayMeet in the Province Line Road parking lot in Allentown.
Tuesday, June 17 at 9am in Clayton Park, Upper Freehold Meet in the main parking lot.
Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk and learn about seasonal points of interest. FREE!

Drop-In Tuesdays at the Rec Center
Tuesday, June 3 from 4-5:30pm
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls  
Join staff after school for games and activities! Open to ages 6-10. FREE!
Wildlife Wednesday
Wednesday, June 4 from 3-3:45pm
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Explore new ways to enjoy nature during this program designed for ages 5 and up (with adult). The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Parent/Child Morning Chores at Longstreet Farm
Saturday, June 7 at 8am
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Rise and shine! Come help the staff with morning chores! You and your child (age 4 & up) can milk a cow, collect eggs and feed the animals. The cost is $15 per pair; $5 per additional person.

SPUR Horse Show
Saturday, June 7 from  9am-3pm
Sunnyside Recreation Area, Lincroft
Enjoy us for a fun day as the riders of Special People United to Ride (SPUR) showcase their talents. FREE!

Drop-In Surprise Story Time
Saturday, June 7 from 11-11:45am
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown
Join us for a reading from a nature- or garden-related book. If the weather is nice, look for the clue at the Horticultural Center entrance that leads to the secret spot in the gardens. If it’s rainy, we’ll be inside.  FREE!

Lacemaking Demonstration
Saturday, June 7 from 1-3pm
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
See how lacemaking was done during the 1890s. FREE!

Glo-in-the-Park Fun Run
Saturday, June 7 from 7:30-10:30pm
Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck
Wear glow-in-the-dark accessories for our very first night race!  Our 3k course will be glowing and ready for seasoned runners or first time racers. Register in advance or day of race.  Race day registration is $35.

Deep Cut Gardens Open House
Sunday, June 8 from 10am-3pm
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown
Enjoy free guided tours, lectures, activities, demonstration and horticultural advice during this Open House. FREE!

Blacksmith Demonstration
Sunday, June 8 from 1-3pm
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop. FREE!

Music Man Rich Marzec
Sunday, June 8 from 1-3pm
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Enjoy piano music from the 1890s. FREE!

Butter and Eggs
Sunday, June 8 from 1-4pm
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
Meet the cow and help churn butter, admire the hens and chicks, and sort eggs. Come and celebrate the past while learning some DIY tips for today. FREE!

Eco-Kayak Drop-In Tours of the Navesink River
Monday, June 9 from 3-4:30pm
Monday, June 16 from 10-11:30am
Friday, June 20 from 2:30-4pm
Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown
Join a Park System Naturalist for a paddle on the beautiful Navesink River. Meet at the Claypit Creek section of the park. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided - single and tandem kayaks are available. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. Cash or check only please.  First come, first served. Will be cancelled in event of inclement weather.

Thompson Park Canoe Rentals
Wednesdays, June 11 & 25 from 6-9pm
Saturdays & Sundays, June 14 & 15, 28 & 29 from 10am-3pm
Thompson Park, Lincroft
Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for 2 hours; cash or check only. For evening rentals, canoes must be returned to shore no later than 9pm.

Climb Time
Saturday, June 14 from 10am-2pm
Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
Join us for a chance to try our 25 foot rock climbing wall. Climbers must be 42 inches or taller.  Climbing wall will be outside the Visitor Center.  FREE!

Saturday & Sunday, June 14 & 15 at 1pm
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Learn about some local turtles. FREE!

Antique Autos
Saturday, June 14 from 11am-4pm
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
Admire a display of pre-1948 autos, bring a picnic, tour the buildings, and spend a relaxing afternoon visiting the past. FREE!

Freshwater Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 14 from 2-5pm
Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center, Howell
Sunday, June 15 from 2-5pm
Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold
Join us for our second annual freshwater fishing derby. Free hands-on fishing clinics will be available from 12:30-1:30pm. Fishing pole rentals are available for $5 each. Cost for entering the derby is $25 per family or $8 per person.

You Can Sail
Sunday, June 15 at 10am, 11:30am & 1pm
Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
Drop-in for the opportunity to sail a 15-foot American sailboat. We'll provide the captain, you provide the crew. Maximum three people per boat. Open to ages 8 and up. Cost is $30 per boat.

Eco-Elephant Family Flea Market
Saturday, June 21 from 9am-1pm
Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck
Browse our vendors at this outdoor market for the one-of-a-kind item you did not even think you needed. Admission and parking are free.

Bike Maintenance Drop In
Saturday, June 21 from 10am-2pm
Thompson Park, Lincroft
Stop by the Bike Maintenance Tent for an informative demonstration and advice on how to ride safely and comfortably in our parks. FREE!

Open Shoot Archery
Saturday, June 21 from 10am-1pm
Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft
If you are looking to try your hand at archery, join us for this open shoot. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. There is limited instruction during this program open to ages 8 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $8 per person; cash or check only.

Celebrate Pollinator Week!
Saturday & Sunday, June 21 & 22 at 2pm
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Learn about pollinators and why they are important. Then visit our pollinator garden.  FREE!

Smocking Demonstration
Sunday, June 22 from 1-3pm
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
See this delicate craft in action. FREE!

Sunnyside Equestrian Center Barn Tour
Monday, June 23 from 10-11am
Wednesday, June 25 from 10-11am
Sunnyside Equestrian Center, Lincroft
Learn about our programs and meet our special horses as you tour the facility. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, June 23-August 22 from 11am-12noon
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth
Discover marine life while seining the bay. Meet on the beach. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Teen Night: Basketball, Board Games and More
Tuesday, June 24 from 7-8:30pm
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Teens age 13-18 are invited to play basketball in our air conditioned, full court gym. If basketball’s not your thing, we have air hockey, foosball and other game tables, as well as some classic board games. The cost is $5 per person, cash or check.

Daylily Day at Deep Cut Gardens
Saturday, June 28 from 10am-2pm
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown
See daylily displays exhibiting a wide range of colors and forms and meet experts who will answer your questions. FREE!

Family Gym Time
Saturday, June 28 from 10am-2pm
Sunday, June 29 from 11:30am-2:30pm
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Enjoy tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

Roots of Root Beer
Sunday, June 29 from 1-4pm
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
Drop-in and sample our brew, see how many ingredients you can identify, and raise your glass to a bit of family-friendly history. FREE!
To learn more about these Park System activities, please visit or call the Park System at 732-842-4000.