Happy New Year and welcome to 2015! We’re kicking off this month with a list of some great activities that everyone can enjoy (even in the midst of winter). Break out that new calendar and pencil in these dates for some free or inexpensive events happening in a town near you.
Saturday, January 3: Sing along to the classic 1939 film, Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley and Frank Morgan. Come dressed as your favorite character and be a part of the costume parade on the Count Basie stage (Red Bank). Enjoy an afternoon of fantasy and song on the big screen as we travel with Kansas farm girl Dorothy down the yellow brick road to the magical land of Oz. A fun event for the whole family for just $15 a ticket! For more information, call 732-842-9000.
Friday, January 9 – Sunday, January 11: t’s a new year and now is the time to begin planning that home renovation or home improvement project you’ve dreamed of. Get started at the 25th Annual Jersey Shore Home Show on planning the home of your dreams now at Brookdale Community College (Lincroft)! From basic home improvements and maintenance projects, to major renovations and new construction, the Jersey Shore Home Show can help you find the right home professional to get the job done right as well as save you time and money. Tickets are just $8 for adults, and children 17 and under are FREE! For more information, call 732-449-4004. *Check out the 12th Annual Ocean County Home Show from 1/23-1/25 at Pine Belt Arena (Toms River). Click here for more details.
Saturday, January 10 – Sunday, February 1: Two River Theater (Red Bank) presents Absurd Person Singular, a laugh-out-loud, satirical look at how three English couples deal with their relationships, social standings, and the pressures of three successive Christmas gatherings. During the Broadway run, statisticians counted 504 chuckles, roll-em in the aisles, and belly laughs! Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to unwind from the holiday madness. Various dates and times with tickets starting at just $20 per person. For more information, call 732-345-1400.
Thursday, January 15 – Sunday, January 18: The NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) presents Swimming at the Ritz for a limited time! Pamela Churchill Hayward Harriman, the ultimate party girl, has been living an idyllic life at the luxurious Ritz in Paris for the past several years accompanied by her young Italian valet, and has been spending her and her stepchildren’s vast inheritance on paintings, clothing, jewels, furs, champagne (her day-to-day necessities). But her stepchildren’s attorneys are about to shut her down. On the verge of losing everything, with the creditors literally at her door, Pamela reveals her journey in a funny, poignant tour-de-force. Times: 1/15 & 1/16 at 8pm, 1/17 at 3pm & 8pm, and 1/18 at 2pm. For more information, call 732-229-3166.
Wednesday, January 21: Do you have your own business and looking to measure your marketing efforts and other investments? Join us at 8:30am at our Wall Headquarters for our FREE “Marketing Analytics and How to Measure ROI for Your Business” seminar, presented by Stephanie Shaffery, President of Flair Marketing Group. Space and time is limited – for more information, call 866-750-0100.
Tuesday, January 27: If you want to get your finances on the right track for the new year, attend our upcoming seminar, “I Bought What? How to Not Be Afraid When You Open Your Bills and Stick to a Budget” at 6pm in Toms River. The event is brought to you by the experts at First Financial – space and time is limited, register today! For more information, call 866-750-0100.
Wishing you a great 2015!