Community Bulletin Board

• A day of recollection will be held in honor of St. Veronica from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14 at St. Veronica’s Church, Route 9, Howell. Details: (732) 364-2936.

• Allaire Village, Wall Township, will host its Summer Crafters’ Market and 19th Century Guilds Open House and Demonstration Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 at the village, Route 524. Admission is $3 per car. Details: (732) 919-3500 or www.allairevillage.org.

• Women of Destiny will present speaker Gwen Mouliert of Proclaiming His Word Ministries, Pomona, on July 14 at 7 p.m. at the Lakewood Community Center, 20 Fourth St., Lakewood. Details: Sandra Gonzalez, (732) 730-0444 or (732) 367-0040.

• Wooden boat festival is being sponsored by the Toms River Seaport Society on July 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Huddy Park, Toms River. Details: (732) 349-9209.

• Jackson Preservation Society is holding a special meeting for all members and those who wish to become members on July 16 at 7 p.m. at the Italian American Club, Christopher Columbus Boulevard. Details: (732) 363-1923.

• Vacation Bible School of Faith Bible Church, 341 East Veterans Highway, Jackson, will offer a program called "Courageous Kids" to be held July 16-24, from 6:30-9 p.m., for children in grades K-6. Details: (732) 928-3291.

• Lakewood MOMS Club will hold an open house at their meeting on July 17, 10:30 a.m. at the Lakewood Library, 4th and Lexington Avenue. Parents and children are invited to attend. Details: (732) 942-8185.

• Annual meeting of the Plotholders of the Adelphia Cemetery Association will be held on July 17, 7 p.m., at 568 Casino Drive, Howell. Details: (732) 462-5385.

• Offshore powerboat parade will take place on July 18, at 6 p.m., starting at the Elks Club on Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach. After the parade boats will be displayed until July 19, followed by the Offshore Powerboat Race on July 20.

• Lakewood Rotary Club will begin weekly meetings on July 18 at 6:15 p.m. at the Greenhouse Restaurant and Grill, 978 River Avenue (Route 9). The Rotary Club invites all interested people to come to a meeting. Call (732) 363-0012 for information or reservations.

• Harry O’Claire Chapter No. 637 of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will hold its July meeting on July 19 at 1 p.m. in the Lakewood Library, Lexington Avenue. Guest speaker will be James Mancini, director, Ocean County Board of Freeholders. All federal employees, retirees, their spouses and guests are welcome. Details: (732) 408-0089 or (732) 240-5084.

• Singin’ and Swingin’ at the Cassville Tavern will be presented by the Jackson Council for the Arts’ Summer Theater on July 27, 7:30 p.m., and July 28, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., at the Jackson Memorial High School Fine Arts Center. Preshow starts 45 minutes before show. Presale tickets are $7 general admission, $5 seniors or at the door tickets are $9 general admission, $7 seniors. Group reservations are available. Details: (732) 928-6044.

• Mad Hatters cocktail party is being presented by the Jackson Elks Lodge No. 2744, 1059 E. Veterans Highway, on July 28 beginning at 8 p.m. Donation is $7 per person with proceeds benefiting the Handicapped Children’s Committee. Details: Vic, (732) 370-7105.

• Caregivers’ support group will meet the second Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bella Terra, 2 Kathleen Drive, Jackson. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Details: Lori Knowles, (732) 730-9500.

• Green Thumb Garden Club of Jackson will meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Whitesville Fire Company, 81 S. Hope Chapel Road, Jackson. Details: (732) 364-0795.

• The Central Jersey Italian-American Club, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Jackson, holds weekly friday night dinners from 7-9 p.m. for the cost of $8 per person. All are invited. Details: (732) 370-9820.

• Country Western Dancing at Indian Rock Resort, 920 West Veterans Highway, Jackson, will take place every Friday, 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission: $7. Smoke-free. Beginners night is the first Friday of every month. Details: (732) 928-0034.