The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will celebrate International Brain Teasers Month with humorous anecdotes from local writer Fred Weintraub at 2 p.m. Jan. 16. This program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Details: www.theoceancountylibrary.org or 732-928-4400.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host international concert violinist David Podles with Irina Kupchik on piano at 2 p.m. Jan. 9. All are welcome to attend. Details: 732-928-4400.
The Laurita Equestrian Center, 31 Archertown Road, New Egypt, will host a holiday celebration, including games and photos with ponies and Santa Claus, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 19. The cost is $10. Details: 609-752-0900.
The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free community education program about better communication with a person with Alzheimer’s from 10-11 a.m. Jan. 13 at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. Details: 973-586-4300.
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 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.
The annual Blue Christmas service at 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.
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.
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
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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 six through 12 are invited to participate. Details: 609-758-7888.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host a performance of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. Dec. 22. The performance is from a 1939 radio script of the play. Registration is required. Details: www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732-928-4400.