The Jackson Writer’s Group will sponsor a book fair featuring local authors at 11 am Nov. 21 at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. Meet local authors and learn about their work at this free program that is open to the public. Registration is requested. Details: 732-928-4400 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org.
The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host GMO Free New Jersey in the presentation of the 2011 documentary “Forks Over Knives” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. This film examines the claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict people can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting their present menu of animal-based and processed foods. Registration is requested for this free event which is open to the public. Details: 732-928-4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
Cream Ridge Equestrian Center, 850 Monmouth Road (Route 537), Cream Ridge, will celebrate Ponies and Pumpkin Day on Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be pony rides and pumpkin painting. Suggested donation of $5 per child. All proceeds go to benefit Freedoms Hope Ranch. Details: 609-758-1776.
The Jackson Library, Jackson, will host actress Michèle LaRue as she performs two stories of suspense: “The Shadows on the Wall” by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and “The House That Was Not” by Elia W. Peattie. This program will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 and is being sponsored by the Jackson Friends of the Library. Details: 732-928- 4400 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org
Bartley Healthcare, 175 Bartley Road, Jackson, will host a Halloween trickor treat event for children from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 27. Details: 732-370-4700.
Boy Scout Troop 258 of Howell will hold a “garage sale” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 in the parking lot of Chick-fil-A, Route 9 north, Howell, near the Lanes Mills Road intersection. All are welcome to attend.
The Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, will host a free sixweek diabetes self-management workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, 17 and 24 and Dec. 1, 8 and 15. Details: 609-758- 7888.
The Elms Elementary School, 780 Patterson Road, Jackson, is seeking vendors and crafters for the winter wonderland craft fair to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5. Details: 732-276-6639 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
An “Alice in Wonderland” Lego craft will take place at 4:15 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Howell Library, 318 Old Tavern Road, Howell. Details: 732-946-4118.
Martin Mosho, an adjunct professor at Mercer County Community College, will review the American Civil War in a 90- minute presentation at the Jackson Library at 2 p.m. Nov. 11. The presentation will cover political, social and economic issues, major battles, medical issues and the role of women and minorities. Registration is free and open to the public. To register, call 732- 928-4400, Option 4.
Members of the Freehold Art Society will exhibit their work at the historic Wainright House and Museum, 48 Main St., Farmingdale. The exhibit can be viewed Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Details: 732-938-5432.
The Jackson Library, Jackson, will host Rhythm and Rhyme at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6, 13 and 20. This class is for children 9 months to 3 years of age. Registration is required. 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 2-12 are invited to make a craft and think about thankfulness. Details: 732-928- 4400.