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: Robin Weisselberg at firstname.lastname@example.org
The New Egypt High School band and drill team will sponsor a holiday wreath sale. Live 24-inch evergreen (balsam) wreaths crafted to hang outside are available for $17.95. Wreaths will be delivered Nov. 30. Details: email@example.com
The mobile county connection van will be at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3. The staff from the van will provide materials and answer questions about programs and services available through the various departments of the Ocean County government. Details: 732-928-4400 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host a holiday concert duo with flutist Marjorie Koharski and guitarist Keith Calmes at 7 p.m. Dec. 16. This program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Details: 732-928-4400.
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.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host a mason jar luminaries craft class for adults at 2 p.m. Nov. 28. A mason jar and other craft supplies will be supplied for each participant. Space is limited. Registration is required. Details: 732-928-4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
Story time and a craft for children ages 3 to 6 will take place at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt. Details: 609-758-7888 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org
Book Café with guest author Karen Kelly Boyce, a local author who has written four Christian novels and one nonfiction book about surviving cancer, will take place at 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt. Light refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase. Details: 609-758-7888 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org
“Score A Strike Against Stigma!” a bowling party fundraiser hosted by the No Stigma Network, will be held on Nov. 15 from 5-7 p.m. at Howell Lanes. Space is limited, cost is $15 per person in advance and $20 per person at the door and includes bowling shoes, two games, two slices of pizza and a soft drink. Details: 732-533- 7632 or 732-939-2092. No Stigma Network is dedicated to eliminating stigma and bias associated with mental illness through support, advocacy, education and outreach. NSN’s programs empower young adults to achieve stability, productivity and physical, mental and emotional wellness.
The Jackson Memorial High School cheer squad will host its third annual gift auction at 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the AMVETS post, 1290 Toms River Road, Jackson. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. This fundraiser will benefit the cheer team as its members prepare to defend their Americheer international championship title in February. A portion of the gift auction proceeds will be donated to Jackson’s Garden of Hope, a public sanctuary where parents and family members can reflect on the memory of children who have passed away. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia will meet at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. Details: 1-800-272- 3900 or www.alz.org/nj
Boy Scout Troop 258 of Howell will hold a “garage sale” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14 in the parking lot of Chick-fil-A, Route 9 north, Howell, near the Lanes Mills Road intersection. All are welcome to attend.