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 The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, 310 Mount’s Corner Drive, Freehold Township, will host a shofar making demonstration at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 3. The shofar (ram’s horn) is blown on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Rabbi Avrohom Bernstein of Chabad Lubavitch of Western Monmouth County will lead the program for children ages 7 and up. The cost is $12. Participants will leave with their own handcrafted shofar. Advance reservations are necessary. Details: 732-252-6990.

 The Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education will meet at 7:30 Aug. 25 at the administration offices at 54 Main St., Englishtown. Details: 732-786-2500.

 The Manalapan Summer Concert Series will present “Undercover,” a dance music band for all ages, at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 on the Great Lawn at the Manalapan Recreation Center, Route 522, Manalapan. Bring lawn chairs. Details: 732-446-8308.

 The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, 310 Mount’s Corner Drive, Freehold Township, will be open to the public from 7-9:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Details: 732- 252-6990.

 The Freehold Borough Arts Council will partner with Macy’s for the 10th annual “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on Aug. 29. The event helps local charities raise funds. Macy’s has provided the FBAC with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. The FBAC will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. By purchasing a shopping pass from the FBAC, customers support local arts while enjoying a day of discounts, entertainment and special events at Macy’s. Details: 908-614-6195.

 The Monmouth County Park System’s Eco-Elephant Family Flea Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at Dorbrook Recreation Area, Route 537, Colts Neck.

 The Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 8 (committee of the whole) and Sept. 29 (regular action meeting). The meetings will be held at 54 Main St., Englishtown. Details: 732-786-2500.

 The Perrineville Jewish Center, 855 Perrineville Road, Millstone Township, will host an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 23. The Perrineville Jewish Center is a Conservative congregation. Guests are invited to meet current members, tour the synagogue, and to speak with Rabbi Sheldon Schevelowitz and board members. Food and refreshments will be served.

 Manalapan Township Seniors will sponsor a bus trip to the Great Jack-o’- lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton on-Hudson, N.Y., on Oct. 3. A chartered bus will leave the Manalapan municipal court parking lot at 2:30 p.m. and return at approximately 10 p.m. The cost of the trip is $23. There will be a meal stop enroute at Harold’s New York Deli, Edison. The meal is an additional expense for trip participants. Details: 732-446-8401.

 The Essential Tremor Support Group meets from 7-9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month (Sept. 3) at the Jack Aaronson Conference Center at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Details: 732-462-8304, after 10 a.m.

 The Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court St., Freehold, has opened a new exhibit, “Wish You Were Here,” which celebrates summer at the shore in Monmouth County. The exhibition will remain at the museum through Labor Day weekend. Details: 732-462-1466.

 “Walk with Joe,” a memorial 5K walk honoring Patrick “Joe” Driscoll, Christopher Gray and Tom McCann, local residents who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, will take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Route 33, Manalapan. The cost to participate is $20. All proceeds will benefit local charities and nonprofit organizations for the 14th anniversary of the memorial walk. Details: www.walkwithjoe.com