The Jackson Library, Jackson, will present “Make it! Beeswax Candles” at 2 p.m. Sept. 26. Supplies will be provided for this free class for adults 18 and older. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host two performances of “Farbissen: The Retelling of A Christmas Carol with a Jewish Twist” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sept. 5. This free program is suitable for all ages and is open to the public. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host Lawrence Hogan of Union County College, and Jim Robinson, a veteran of the Negro Leagues, in a presentation of “Blackball,” which explores the black part of the national pastime during America’s era of segregation. The program will take place at the library at 7 p.m. Sept. 16. Details: 732-928-4400.
The New Jersey Wild Outdoor Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12-13 at Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area, 299 E. Colliers Mill Road, New Egypt. This is a free event. Details: Visit www.wildoutdoorexpo.com.
The Jackson Rotary Club is sponsoring a bus trip to the Golden Nugget casino, Atlantic City, on Sept. 27. The cost of $32 includes bus transportation, lunch and beverages on the bus, $25 in slot play from the casino, a $5 dinner coupon and a gratuity for the bus driver. The bus will leave at noon from Brookwood Plaza and will return to Jackson at 9 p.m. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Details: 732-207-4029 or 732-367-6284.
The next meeting of American Legion Post 504 will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall, 401 Bartley Road, Jackson, at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. All wartime-era veterans in the area are invited to join in providing service to local veterans and their families. Honorably discharged veterans, along with those veterans from World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon-Grenada, Panama or the Gulf War/War on Terrorism are eligible. Details: Commander Dave Whelan, 732-276-5921, or Wpalme@optonline.net or Rob Butcher, 732- 276-7334 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Veterans Community Alliance of New Jersey will host a day at the races to help veterans on Sept. 20 at Monmouth Park, Oceanport. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. and the first race begins at 12:50 p.m. The cost is $40 for adults; $15 for children; and free for children under 5. The cost includes lunch and beer on tap. BYOB. Details: 917-747-4312.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will present “Just Pin It!” at 2 p.m. Sept. 15. This workshop will cover the basics of setting up and using the free website Pinterest. This free class is for adults 18 and older. Registration is required. Details: 732-928- 4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will present “Make it! Nautical Necklaces” at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Supplies will be provided for this free class for adults 18 and older. Details: 732-928- 4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
The Friends of the Plumsted Township Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, will collect books on the first Saturday of the month (Sept. 5) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April through October for future book sales. Fiction, nonfiction, large print, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and jigsaw puzzles are accepted. Do not donate soiled or mildewed items. Videotapes, Readers Digest condensed books, magazines and encyclopedias are not accepted. Drop books off behind the Plumsted Township Library. Do not leave items if no one is present. Details: 609-758-0009 or 732-580-5600 or email email@example.com
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