Solomon Schechter Day School, 22 School Road East, Marlboro, will host a Pop-Up Garage Sale on Jan. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon (no early birds). Estate items, small furniture, children’s clothes, toys, bicycles, adult clothes, outerwear, shoes, housewares, collectibles, jewelry, art, and more. Limited number of tables available at $18 each (bring your own table). Free admission. Details: Linda Glickstein, 732-431-5525.
The Italian American Association of Monmouth County will host Pranzo with La Befana in celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 3 at St. Mary’s Church, Colts Neck. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 3 to 10. The event will include a performance of the legend of La Befana, pasta and meatballs, baked goods and a goody bag for children, in addition to an auction table, 50/50 raffle, Italian music and games. Details: 732-863- 0021 or www.iaaofmc.com.
The 2016 Junior Humanitarian contestants will host an indoor family winter festival from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Jack Aaronson Conference Center, Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. Main St., Freehold Township. The cost is $10 per child and $25 for three or more children in a family. Adults are free. Refreshments will be served. Details: www.centrastatefoundation.org/family_ winter_ festival
The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, Freehold Township, is offering a series of workshops on Jewish Journaling, focusing on creating, keeping and enjoying personal journals with a Jewish touch. This project will be under the direction of Michele Bernstein Klausner, a certified journal facilitator. The first group of sessions is scheduled for six Tuesday mornings, beginning Jan. 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The price is $5 per session or $25 for all six sessions. Participants may attend one or more sessions. Details: 732-252-6990, or www.jhmomc.org.
The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey will host a dinner meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at Solo Bella, 426 Chandler Road, Jackson. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Cash only. Details: www.italianamericansnj.com or 917-743-3311 or 732-861-9465.
The Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education will conduct its annual reorganization/action meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at 54 Main St., Englishtown. The regular action meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Milford Brook School, 20 Globar Terrace, Manalapan. Details: 732-786-2500.
Supporters of LADACIN Network will make a big splash to enhance the lives of infants, children and adults with disabilities at the eighth annual Polar Bear Plunge at Main Beach, Manasquan, on Jan. 16. The event will support LADACIN’s educational, therapeutic, social, residential and support services for more than 3,500 people with complex physical and developmental disabilities or delays living in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Leggett’s Sand Bar & Restaurant will host the event once again. On-site registration will begin at Leggett’s at 10:30 a.m. The ocean plunge is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. All are welcome to participate. Details: Cathy Claps, 732-493-5900, ext. 263.
The Essential Tremor Support Group meets from 7-9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month (Jan. 7) at the Jack Aaronson Conference Center at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Details: 732- 462-8304, after 10 a.m.
The Italian American Association of Monmouth County will host Carnevale, the Italian Mardi Gras festival, from 2-6 p.m. Jan. 31 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, Howell. The cost is $40 for adults and $22 for children ages 3 to 10. The cost includes lunch, music, dancing, masks and activities, in addition to an auction table and a 50/50 raffle. Costumes are optional. Details: 732-863-0021 or www.iaaofmc.com
The Shrewsbury Chorale will host open rehearsals from 7:45-10 p.m. Jan. 5 and Jan. 12 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, 1475 W. Front St., Lincroft. Participants will be able to learn about the organization, meet the new guest conductor and audition for the chorale. Scores will be provided and there is no charge. The Shrewsbury Chorale, a mixed chorus serving audiences in Monmouth County, performs three yearly concerts that feature music ranging from classical to popular. Details: 732-216-3907 or www.shrewsburychorale.org
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