The Jackson Library, Jackson, will host Knit-Chat-Chain volunteers at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Jackson United Methodist Church, 68 Bennetts Mills Road, Jackson, will host a living nativity at 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Free soups and bread will be served at 6 p.m. and dessert will be served after the presentation. Please bring nonperishable foods. Details: 732-833-8808.
The Jackson Library, Jackson, will host a radio show production of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens at 7 p.m. Dec. 22. Nine theatrical actors will be featured in this performance. Registration is required. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Friends of the Jackson Library will present their annual holiday program featuring Mr. Scott the Music Man at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 28. Children and families are welcome to this event which will also feature face painting and light refreshments. Registration is required. Details: 732-928-4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org.
The Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, will host toddler time at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 18. Toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers are invited to share in stories, songs and a craft. Details: 609-758-7888.
Lego Club will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt. Children ages 3 to 11 are invited to participate. Details: 609-758-7888.
The Georgian Court University Community Chorale will host a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Casino Auditorium on the Georgian Court campus, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood. The cost is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and free for students, children and Georgian Court University community members with identification. Reservations not required. Details: 732.948.9464.
A Red Cross blood drive will take place at 10 a.m. Dec. 26 at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, will host an Anime Club meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 30. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate. Details: 609-758-7888.
The annual Blue Christmas service at the Plumsted Presbyterian Church, 14 Front St., New Egypt, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 20. This is a service of prayer, poetry and harp music by Gian Torrano Jacobs. Details: 609-758-8646.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the New Egypt American Legion Post No. 455 will sponsor a Longaberger basket bingo at 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at 2 Meadowbrook Lane, New Egypt. Doors will open at 11 a.m. The cost is $25 and includes game boards. Participants must be 18 years old and older. Details: 609-209-6666.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host Maker Monday from 4-5 p.m. Dec. 14. Children ages 12 to 18 may decorate and eat a gingerbread cookie person. Registration is required. Details: 732-928-4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
The New Egypt United Methodist Church, 38 N. Main St., New Egypt, will host a Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 in Atkinson Hall. This is a short contemplative service of healing and hope. Details: 609-758-2147.
DeBows United Methodist Church, 509 Monmouth Road (Route 537), Jackson, will present a living nativity at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 12. The event will feature live animals and music. Soup and refreshments will be served between performances. Details: 732-928-4475.
Living Hope Community Church will sponsor a Toys for Tots collection now through Dec. 18 at Ace Hardware, 45 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, during store hours. Details: Livinghopeonfire@gmail.com
The Jackson Library, Jackson, will host a holiday concert 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.
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