BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School girls will enjoy a fun-filled evening with their fathers or a special guy in their lives during the school’s Sweetheart Dance on Friday, January 25 at Taylor Pavilion.

Open to all BES girls in prekindergarten through eighth grade, the dance begins at 6:30 p.m. at the beachfront pavilion, featuring live entertainment by a DJ, pizza, ice cream bar, fun photos and photo keepsakes.

Tickets are priced at $30 per daughter and guest, and $10 for each additional daughter. Corsages also are available to preorder. Click here to obtain the sign-up form. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, January 18.

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The PTO also welcomes donations that will go toward the event, as well as volunteers for pre- and post-event cleanup. For more information, contact or

In other PTO news, ticket sales continue for the Mega 50/50 Raffle — its largest fundraiser of the year — with the drawing to be held on February 7 at the school’s faculty/student volleyball game. Last year, the raffle winner took home nearly $5,000.

Tickets are priced at $5 each or an entire book of 10 tickets for $30.

For more information on obtaining raffle tickets, contact

For a rundown of all PTO activities, visit its webpage on the Belmar Elementary School website.  The PTO’s latest updates can be found on its Facebook page.

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