Community Happenings

May 22, 2020

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is holding a “Capture the Beauty in Your Backyard” photo contest with submissions due by today, May 22. Sponsored by the borough’s Tourism Commission, the competition encourages residents to focus on what brightens up their backyard, particularly since many are spending ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is holding a “Capture the Beauty in Your Backyard” photo contest with submissions due by Friday, May 22. Sponsored by the borough’s Tourism Commission, the competition encourages residents to focus on what brightens up their backyard, particularly since many are ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Jersey Shore Running Club’s 16th Annual Lake Como Spring Bash 5K is going virtual this year, but there will still be plenty of activity involved. Rather than having one single event on Saturday, April 27 in Lake Como, participants can run a 5K anywhere — in their neighborhood, on ...

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Deadline to sign up is 3 p.m. on Friday, April 10 BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — While Belmar is not holding its traditional Easter egg hunt on the beach this year, children will instead get a personal visit from the Easter bunny on Saturday, April 11. Beginning at noon, the Easter bunny will be ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It’s time to dust off those boxes filled with memorabilia — or even that one relic of bygone days — for the Belmar Historical Society’s sixth annual “Show-and-Tell” program on Tuesday, February 11. During the 7 p.m. program, attendees will have the opportunity to share their ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Woman’s Club will observe Black History Month with a special lunchtime presentation on Friday, February 7, featuring borough residents Sharon Russell-Fowler and Johanna Robinson. Russell-Fowler will focus her talk on black inventors — both male and female — offering attendees ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Getting a healthy start to the new year is the focus of the 2020 Belmar Wellness Fair on Sunday, January 12 at Taylor Pavilion, 500 Ocean Avenue. The free event is being co-sponsored by Belmar Cares, a support group for breast cancer survivors, and Erin Dillon, owner of Whole Happy, ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como's annual holiday decorating contest will be held on Thursday, December 19. Beginning at 6 p.m. Mayor Kevin Higgins and the council will tour the town in a trolley judging holiday displays. Prizes will be awarded to the best in several categories. There is no need to ...

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For Belmar residents, today, December 16, is the deadline to get your presents to Public Works for Santa's ride. BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Santa and his helpers will be making an early visit to Belmar and Lake Como on Wednesday, December 18. He will be riding through both communities on a Belmar ...

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Day also to be marked by official ribbon-cuttings at three businesses — Every Little Heart Childrenswear, Antoinette Rose Boutique, Jersey Mike's Subs BELMAR, NJ — Bring the family to Belmar today, November 23 when Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in town for an afternoon of photo-snapping and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar is adding another treat to its Halloween bag of fun for children on Sunday, October 27. Following the traditional Halloween parade and costume contest, a trunk or treat will be held in the parking lot of Belmar Plaza, featuring fire trucks, ambulances, police cars and public ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — The 24th annual Lake Como Day will be held today, September 28 along the scenic banks of the borough’s namesake lake. The marque event for this Jersey Shore community will feature an afternoon of festivities that culminates with fireworks bursting over the lake at dusk. From 4 to ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — The 24th annual Lake Como Day will be held Saturday, September 28 along the scenic banks of the borough’s namesake lake. The marque event for this Jersey Shore community will feature an afternoon of festivities for the entire family that culminates with fireworks bursting over ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Now is the time for vendors and sponsors to sign up for the 24th annual Lake Como Day, to be held on September 28 along the scenic banks of the borough’s namesake lake. The Lake Como Tourism Commission is putting out the call for businesses and individuals to help celebrate the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — If you plan on shopping Belmar’s yard sale on Saturday, September 7, make sure to visit the Belmar Historical Society’s headquarters, situated  at 900 E Street in the annex of the Union Firehouse. Beginning at 9 a.m., volunteers of BHS and Belmar Cares will be offering coffee, water ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — The 17th Annual Fallen Heroes 5K Memorial Run — to celebrate the memories of those who lost their lives on 9/11 — will be held on Saturday, September 7 along the banks of Lake Como. Presented by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA), the race will ...

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The deadline to sign up for youth recreation soccer is Sunday, August 4. BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Recreation is offering a new noncompetitive soccer program for 3- to 4-year-olds. The program gives younger children the opportunity to learn the game before they are eligible to participate in ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Get ready for a rumble in Belmar Plaza on Wednesday, July 17. That’s when some 150 vintage and classic cars will roll into town for Cruise Night — at its new location. The popular, family event is moving from Main Street to just steps away in the expansive parking lot of Belmar ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — There will be a host of road closures tomorrow morning, July 13, to make way for the Belmar Five Mile Run along Ocean Avenue. According to the Belmar Police Department, the following Belmar, Lake Como and Spring Lake streets will be closed to traffic starting at about 7:45 ...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer on race day? See details below. BELMAR, NJ — The 43rd annual Belmar Five Mile Run will be held on Saturday morning, July 13, beginning at Silver Lake Park. Billed as one of the longest-running road races on the Jersey Shore, the run is presented by ...

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