Be the Game Designer

Be the Game Designer
Grades 2 – 5

Learn how to code and create simple games using Scratch MIT, a block-based coding developed by MIT, and micro:Bit, a microcontroller developed for education purposes by the BBC.

During the program, children will: learn about different game mechanics; build games in Scratch MIT; and be introduced to Computational Thinking.

Saturdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm – Feb 8 – Mar 14 (6 weeks)
Make-up class on Mar 21 (if needed)


Contact Information
  1. Vitor Silva
  2. 866-752-8458
Sat, February 29
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
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Be the Game Designer
Grades 2 – 5

Learn how to code and create simple games using Scratch MIT, a block-based coding developed by MIT, and micro:Bit, a microcontroller developed for education purposes by the BBC.

During the program, children will: learn about different game mechanics; build games in Scratch MIT; and be introduced to Computational Thinking.

Saturdays 12:00pm – ...

11 Middletown Lincroft Rd Lincroft, NJ 07738

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Updated: A real quarantine for New Jersey? Trump considers it, then backs off

March 28, 2020


HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who actually read the full Executive Orders by Governor Murphy knows there are many holes. The exceptions are long and easy to maneuver.

Trump considered changing that, however. 

On Saturday morning, Trump said, "We’d like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hotspot — New York, New Jersey, maybe one or ...

Governor Murphy Bans Elective Procedures to Help Save Lives, Except Abortions

HOLMDEL. NJ - Governor Murphy signed a new executive order - Executive Order 109 - to ban all elective procedures except aborting unborn children.

“Our new reality calls for aggressive action to reduce the burden on our health care system and protect our frontline medical responders,” said Governor Murphy. “Given the dramatic shortfall in personal protective ...

Monmouth County has 1,033 positive cases of COVID-19

March 31, 2020

FREEHOLD, NJ –Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley have announced that, as of March 30, there are 1,033 positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County.

“While this number is undoubtedly high, it is important to note that Monmouth County continues to move down on the list of New Jersey counties with the most ...

Holmdel Republican Party Announces Vicky Flynn and DJ Luccarelli as official Republican Candidates for Holmdel Township Committee

The Holmdel Republican Party is pleased to announce Vicky Flynn and DJ Luccarelli as their candidates for the upcoming primary election to the Holmdel Township Committee. Vicky and DJ were overwhelmingly endorsed by the Holmdel Republican Committee to serve as a new generation of leadership. Vicky and DJ will provide a collaborative and forward-thinking approach to secure a better future for ...

Smith speaks in favor of Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

President Trump signs historic bill into law, Rep. Smith in favor of CARES Act

WASHINGTON, DC – A comprehensive bipartisan $2 trillion stimulus package to help restore the U.S. economy devastated by the Coronavirus pandemic, was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and signed into law by President Trump Friday.

     “Containing the ...

YMCA Responds to Severe Blood Shortage Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

SHREWSBURY, NJ – The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County was forced to close its doors to members in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak but continues its vital outreach and support for the community.

After announcing a blood drive for the American Red Cross to help increase supply during a severe shortage, more than 150 donors filled all open appointments for the two-day blood ...

SOME BUNNY is Coming to Green Leaf Pet Resort - all pets welcome! APRIL 5TH

March 11, 2020

OAKHURST, NJ: Some Bunny is coming to Green Leaf Pet Resort! All furry friends and their family are invited! Get your pictures with the EASTER BUNNY! Come join the fun-loving crowd at Green Leaf Pet Resort and make beautiful memories!

Photo opportunity is Sunday, April 5th, at Green Leaf Pet Resort on Route 34 South in Oakhurst, NJ. From 12pm-3pm. 

All pets and their ...

Freshii has something Delicious for YOU! Giving Back to Freshii Fans All Week!

* Mon Mar 9 - Sat Mar 14  * 11am - 8pm Daily *

Freshii Middletown is celebrating its first year of serving up healthy, fast, affordable food to Middletown and the surrounds! Join us all week as we give back to all of our "Freshii fans" who have been so supportive and loyal. Each day we'll be featuring a special giveaway, and on ...

Planning a Wedding? You are invited to the Red Bank Wedding Walk - March 22nd

RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Wedding Walk is back again and will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

The event is free and open to engaged couples with and without a set wedding date.  Kicking off a new decade, the Red Bank Wedding Walk will provide brides and grooms the opportunity to interact with more than 40 local wedding businesses and professionals providing ...

CareOne Celebrates their Healthcare Heroes

March 26, 2020

CareOne, a leader in post-acute care, long-term care, memory care and assisted living for over 20 years, recognizes that COVID-19 has created an unprecedented time for our healthcare system. And while they have put extensive measures in place to keep patients, residents and staff healthy and safe, CareOne recognizes that they must go beyond the policy and protocols in place to meet physical ...

Maintaining Wellbeing During Senior Isolation

As we are all experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to consider the needs of the seniors in our lives and in our communities.

State and local health agencies are taking steps to ensure that seniors are physically protected from the virus, including directives for those 65 and older to stay home including shelter in place orders and quarantines directed at seniors.

Improve Your Brain Function with a Little Bit of Light Exercise

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: During this COVID-19 time of social distancing, many seniors are isolated and are not receiving their routine cognitive and physical activity. We need to be mindful of keeping up our existing healthy routines, or using this time to make new healthy habits. 

As we age, we tend to experience increasing aches and pains, especially in the ...

What's in The CARES Act for Small Business Owners in NJ

March 28, 2020

CARES ACT: The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides ...

Aberdeen: Our stand against the coronavirus is strong together

A Message to the Township of Aberdeen from your Mayor,  

Our stand against the Coronavirus is strong. All of last week your Town Council Members, Town Manager and Chief of Police have had countless meetings and conference calls with State and Local officials with a single goal in mind, which is to bring the people of Aberdeen, the most comprehensive information we have.

Our ...

Practice self-care that works for you, professional help is available

April 2, 2020

March 31, 2020

Dear Editor:

The importance of focusing on our mental health needs at this time cannot be underestimated. We are all facing unexpected changes in our work and home situations which can easily lead to, or exacerbate, stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. Social distancing can create social isolation if we don’t take the right care of ...

Pandemic Politics: Senator Sweeney and NJEA's Trojan Tax Horse

Former Holmdel Committeeman Terence Wall on proposed cuts to employee contributions to health insurance.

HOLMDEL, NJ - A national emergency is crippling the country, people are infected, financial markets are temporarily crushed and all public, private and parochial schools are closed. 

This Thursday, however, according to the news, the NJEA and Senate ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security recipients who ...

"Stay at Home Before it Hits Home": 355 in NJ Dead in Pandemic Update

NEW JERSEY -  Governor Murphy is on a live press conference as of 1PM. He reports that over past 24 hours 3649 new positive tests are counted for New Jersey. The total number has now spiked to 22,255.

Deaths are mounting with 91 New Jersey residents dying from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Total deaths are now 355. "We have lost at least 355 people of valor up and down our ...

Breaking News: 3 Month Delay Approved for NJ Tax Returns

A Joint Statement was issues today by Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin. It extends the timeframe to file and pay taxes in New Jersey due to the pandemic and is what taxpayers largely expected to happen to dovetail with federal delays already announced by President Trump.

“The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused hardships, financial strain, ...


Aug 16, 1947 - Mar 25, 2020
Shun-Kuei “Craig” Chung, 72, of Lincroft passed away surrounded by his family early ...
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Jan 4, 1933 - Mar 22, 2020
Louise Theresa Healy (nee Briden), 87, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020, at Brighton ...
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Apr 23, 1933 - Mar 28, 2020
Raffaela Ignarra died in her home on March 28, 2020 in Marlboro, NJ due to congestive heart ...
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Dec 2, 1925 - Mar 26, 2020
John Giordano, 94, of Marlboro died at his home on Thursday March 26th. He was born in the small ...
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