CareOne at Jackson, a nursing and rehabilitation center located at 11 History Lane, Jackson, will host a morning of community bingo and a continental breakfast 8-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16. Bingo players will have a chance to win giveaways such as a television and gift cards, among other prizes. Community bingo is free, but seating is limited. Call (732) 367-6600 for reservations.
American Woman Fitness Center of Freehold will host a donation site through May for a summer clothing drive at 3333 Chadwick Square, Route 9 north, Freehold. Needed are children’s swim apparel (sizes 2-12) and accessories including towels, flip-flops, sunblock, lip balm with sunscreen and baseball hats to be donated to The Samaritan Center of Manalapan and Open Door of Freehold. Details: (732) 409-6800.
Baskin-Robbins ice cream specialty shop is kicking off summer early with a special “31 Cent Scoop Night” celebration, May 2 from 5-10 p.m. During the event, ice-cream lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite Baskin-Robbins ice cream flavor for only 31 cents, while paying tribute to local heroes.
Baskin-Robbins is partnering with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), an organization that honors America’s fallen fire heroes and their families. In celebration of 31 Cent Scoop Night, Baskin-Robbins will honor fire-fighting heroes by making a $100,000 donation to the organization.
Since 1992, NFFF has developed and expanded programs to honor fallen fire heroes and assist their families support the organization’s programs including, “Everyone Goes Home,” a program that helps to prevent fire-fighting line-of-duty deaths and injuries.
Local participating Baskin-Robbins stores are at: 511 Soloman Way, Freehold; 1994 Route 9, Howell; 4199 Route 9 north, Howell; 26 Wilson Ave., Manalapan; and 2 Ryan Road, Marlboro.