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Live from Belmar Public Library! It's Your Turn to Shine at Wednesday's Poetry Jam Cabaret

May 9, 2021

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library’s Poetry Jam Cabaret returns on Wednesday, May 12, with anyone in the community invited to showcase their own work or offer their interpretations of classic and contemporary pieces.

The free online event is part of an ongoing series of poetry reading, open to a wide range of individuals — from high school and college students to adults of ...

Belmar Public Library’s AuthorTime with Carol Van Den Hende: Is Love Enough in Debut Novel, ‘Goodbye, Orchid’

BELMAR, NJ — Carol Van Den Hende will discuss her award-winning debut novel, “Goodbye, Orchid,” during the May 6 session of Belmar Public Library’s AuthorTime series.

During the free webinar that will be livestreamed at 7 p.m., Van Den Hende will offer a glimpse into the book — a story of whether love means walking away when faced with disaster and misperceptions, ...

Monet's Mystical World of Water Lilies: Focus of Belmar Public Library's Next Youth Art Workshop

BELMAR, NJ — Claude Monet’s colorful, impressionistic approach to painting water lilies is the focus on the May 7 session of Belmar Public Library’s Youth Art Appreciation Program.

The virtual session will explore Monet’s series of paintings from his time in Giverny, France, where he depicted waterlilies at different times of day and through different seasons.

Live from Belmar Public Library: Poetry Jam Cabaret Opens for Another Night on Wednesday

Watch Video Below of Premiere Showcase Kicking Off 10-Week Series

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library’s Poetry Jam Cabaret continues on Wednesday, April 28, featuring performances by local poets who will showcase their own work or offer their interpretations of classic and contemporary pieces.

The free online event, which was kicked off during National Poetry Month, is part ...

VIDEO: Belmar Public Library Invites Poets to Put Power of Prose on Display

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library’s Poetry Jam Cabaret continues on Wednesday, April 28, featuring performances by local poets who will showcase their own work or offer their interpretations of classic and contemporary pieces.

The free online event, which is being held in celebration of National Poetry Month, is part of a 10-session series of poetry reading, open to a wide ...

VIDEO: Belmar Public Library Reconnects Young Students with Art through New Online Program

Claude Monet and his impressionistic waterlilies will be the focus of the May 7 workshop.

BELMAR, NJ — Youngsters are getting their first brush with some of the world’s most influential artists during a new livestream program offered by the Belmar Public Library.

The library has partnered with its longtime art instructor Dawn Lisko to offer the Youth Art Appreciation Program ...

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Neptune Township Senior Center to Host 'Drive-By' Food Drive on May 26

May 12, 2021

NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Neptune Township Senior Center, 1607 Corlies Avenue, will host a drive-by food drive in support of Fulfill on Wednesday, May 26.

Fulfill, located in Neptune Township, serves to fight food insecurity in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Its services go beyond providing food to the hungry and are aimed at providing a more comprehensive approach to providing the ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, May 17, 7:00 PM

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Belmar Planning Board Meeting on Zoom

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Tue, May 18, 6:00 PM

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Belmar Mayor and Council Meeting on Zoom

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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

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CANCELED: Lake Como Council Meeting on Zoom

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Wed, May 19, 4:00 PM

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Monmouth County Free COVID-19 Testing

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Thu, May 20, 9:30 AM

New Videos on YouTube and Facebook Weekly

Belmar Public Library's "Storytime with Miss ...

The Jaffe Briefing - May 14, 2021

STATEWIDE – Modified mask mandate? Yes! The feds are lifting the requirement that fully vaccinated people wear masks in most outdoor and indoor places. Of course, mass transit is not one of those places, as it seems people will – and should – be wearing masks on jammed NJ Transit trains until, let’s say, 2100.  A great quote from the CDC: “If you are fully ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...