The Morganville United Methodist Church, 215 Conover Road, Marlboro, is accepting donations for its fall Nearly New Rummage Sale. Accepted items include men’s, women’s and children’s gently used clothing and shoes; toys and games; bed and bath linens; housewares; art and home décor; jewelry; and books. No furniture, televisions or electronics accepted. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 31. The sale will be held Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. Proceeds of the sale benefit the various missions of the church. Details: 732-946-4247.
The Freehold Council Knights of Columbus will host an Oktoberfest dinner from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 23 at 70 E. Main St., Freehold. The menu will include salad, bread, smoked pork chops, bockwurst, bratwurst, knockwurst, spaetzle, red cabbage and dessert. Live entertainment will be provided by Smooth and Doo Wop. The cost is $18. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Details: 732-804-7095.
CentraState Healthcare System will offer a cooking class for children age 6 and older from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center, Freehold Township. “Adventures in Eating: Super Foods for Superheroes,” will introduce participants to healthy eating through hands-on activities and tasting samples as they prepare nutritious recipes that feature super foods. The cost is $12. Space is limited and registration is required. Details: 732-308-0570.
The Freehold Elks Lodge, 73 W. Main St., Freehold, will host its monthly breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Proceeds benefit local charities and organizations. Details: 732-431-8707.
The First United Methodist Church, 91 W. Main St., Freehold, will show the silent film “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” with organ accompaniment at 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Tickets are $5. Children under 10 admitted free. Details: www.freeholdmethodist.org.
The Friends of the Freehold Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the library, East Main Street, Freehold. National Friends of Libraries week is Oct. 18-24. Details: 732-462-5135.
The Running To Rebuild 5K run/walk will take place at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 18 at 95 Freehold Road (Route 522), Manalapan. Adult tickets are $25 and student tickets are $15. The event will raise awareness and funds to help offset the expense of at-risk youths seeking recovery from alcohol and/or drug abuse. Details: 732-673-6975 or Kathleen@RightYourLife.org.
The Freehold Council Knights of Columbus will host its monthly community breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at 70 E. Main St., Freehold. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12. The cost for a family of four is $20. Details: 732-308-3320 or email@example.com or 732-598-7416 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CentraState Healthcare System will offer free prostate and colorectal cancer screenings at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState Medical Center, 901 W. Main St., Freehold. The screenings are for men 40 years of age and older who have never had a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test and have no previous diagnosis of prostate or colorectal cancer. The screening will consist of a blood draw for a PSA level as well as a rectal exam. The screening is free, but space is limited. Details: 732-308-0570.
The Manalapan Touchdown Club will present a comedy night with Gary Michaels at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Englishtown Fire Department, 3 S. Main St., Englishtown. Joining Michaels will be three comedians from Comedy Central and Sirius. Tickets will be sold in advance for $45 per person (credit cards accepted). The evening will support the Manalapan High School football team. BYOB and bring your own food. For more information, email email@example.com or call 732-284-7140.
The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, 310 Mount’s Corner Drive, Freehold Township, will host Professor Maurice Mahler as part of its ongoing “Jewish Artists” lecture series. Mahler will present a film and discuss the life and work of Gustav Klimt at 1 p.m. Nov. 11. Admission is $8 for museum members and $10 for nonmembers. Details: 732-252-6990.
The Chelsea at Manalapan, 445 Route 9 South, Manalapan, will host a free Medicare seminar for seniors at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 22. All seniors are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are required by Oct. 20. Details: 732-972-6200.
The Adult and Pediatric Dental Studio, 200 Bridge Plaza Drive, Manalapan, in partnership with Foodstock 2015, will be collecting nonperishable food items now through Oct. 16. Anyone who makes a donation is invited to a free Foodstock party from 1-7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Colts Neck Fire Company No. 1, 88 Route 537 West, Colts Neck. The party will feature free food and live music. Details: 732-972-0611.
The Manalapan Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at 54 Main St., Englishtown. The meeting is open to the public.
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