Jackson Baptist Church, 360 Bennetts Mills Road, Jackson, will present GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays at 11 a.m. Nov. 14. This one-day faith-based seminar for those who have recently lost a loved one will include brunch, a video presentation featuring counselors and people who have experienced the loss of a loved one, and a discussion. Participants will receive a workbook/devotional guide to use during the holidays. The cost is $5. Details: 732- 928-0080 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Jackson Library, Jackson, will host chess night at 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Children in grades 6-12 are invited to play and improve their skills. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host a drop-in craft class from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 7. Children ages 2 to 12 are invited to make a craft and think about thankfulness. Details: 732-928- 4400.
The Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, will host Lt. Joe Pangaro in a presentation about the use and abuse of heroin from 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 9. Details: Visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 609-758-7888.
Paranormal investigators from South Jersey Ghost Research will present a lecture with videos, photo displays, equipment displays and audio samples at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. There will be a question and answer session. Registration is required. Details: 732-928-4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
Jackson Youth Football and Cheerleading is seeking vendors and crafters for a holiday craft fair to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 22. Details: Email Robin Weisselberg at email@example.com
Howell Township Uniformed Fire Fighters, I.A.F.F. Local 5015, will sponsor a coat drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 through Dec. 9 at the Squankum Fire Company, 271 Squankum Road, Howell. The coat drive will benefit the Jersey Cares 20th annual coat drive.