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Special Events

July 4, 2022

NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you. The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by ...

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UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global).  1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author ...

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This Fourth of July, we might find ourselves barbecuing, congregating with loved ones, and enjoying our precious free time with friends and loved ones. July Fourth is also a time to step back, take stock, and appreciate the deep freedoms we enjoy every day. In honor of Independence Day, please ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: John Barrows Presents: Love, Death and Betrayal: The Story of Anna and Vito Genovese. They were both married with children when they fell in love, but they had to be together, no matter what. She was the ultimate mafia wife, but in other ways was so very different from women of ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Bell Works is hosting their annual Community Fireworks on Jul 6, 2022.  The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00 PM and Bell Works will remain open until 11:00 PM. Join Bell Works, at 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, on July 6th for the Annual Fireworks event! Bring your own chair ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: A Community tradition begins June 27! The Great Fair of St. Mary’s starts June 27, and runs through July 2, 2022. St. Mary's annual fair will be running in the St. Mary’s Church parking lot at 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd, in Middletown, NJ, from 6:00pm -10:00pm, Monday thru Friday, and ...

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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ:  Don't miss the Summer Classic Car Show, this Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  (Rain Date is June 25, 2022) First Avenue Business District, Atlantic Highlands, N.J. 07716 There will be a wide variety of ​makes, models, and classes! All are welcome to ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: A LOCAL FAVORITE IS BACK!! OPA! BAYSHORE GREEK FESTIVAL IN HOLMDEL, AT 20 HILLCREST ROAD, IS JUNE 9 THROUGH THE 12 AND OFFERS SOMETHING GREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!! THE FOOD ALONE IS A REASON TO ATTEND AND THERE IS SO MUCH MORE, LIKE TRADITIONAL GREEK MUSIC AND DANCING, AMUSEMENT ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: A LOCAL FAVORITE IS BACK!! OPA! BAYSHORE GREEK FESTIVAL IN HOLMDEL, AT 20 HILLCREST ROAD, IS JUNE 9 THROUGH THE 12 AND OFFERS SOMETHING GREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!! THE FOOD ALONE IS A REASON TO ATTEND AND THERE IS SO MUCH MORE, LIKE TRADITIONAL GREEK MUSIC AND DANCING, AMUSEMENT ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Memorial Day is a holiday most Americans are familiar with, however many don't know that before it was Memorial Day, Americans celebrated Decoration Day.  Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel will honor this early American holiday with a program from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, ...

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NEW JERSEY: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM TAPINTO! Commemorations to honor mothers and motherhood have been happening for centuries and can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans who paid homage to their mother goddesses. Today, tributes to mothers occur all around the world at different ...

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RUMSON, NJ - Reserve today for Butterfllies for Maddy!  the 2nd Annual Fashion Show to benefit DontShockMe.org. The event is on Wednesday, May 18, from 6pm-10pm, at Windows on the Water, at Surfrider Beach Club, Sea Bright, NJ. The fashion designs are made possible by community partner: ...

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WINNER – Best Escapology Franchise Worldwide WINNER – USA Today Escape Room Award WINNER – Top 10 Best Places to Have a Birthday Party in NJ Escape rooms are all the rage these days and the newest form of family fun entertainment hitting NJ.  One of the leaders in this industry, Escapology, ...

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THE BEAUTIFUL BARN ON SOUTH HOLLAND & ELEGANT BRIDAL PRODUCTIONS HAVE PARTNERED TO BRING YOU THE BEST IN EVERYTHING WEDDING. "The barn on South Holland is Monmouth County's newest event venue, with over 9 acres of land, we are so in love with this blank canvas venue!" REGISTER NOW FOR THIS ...

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Study up on these fun facts, then head out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a local bar or restaurant.  According to a new survey by WalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green.   Overall, $4.6 ...

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MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES IN NJ: Everyone's favorite spring activities are returning to the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore's second annual Down the Bunny Trail community event, open to all. There will be Roasting of the Peeps for S’mores, create an adorable bunny craft, enjoy an ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Want to support small business? Enjoy games, giveaways, entertainment and shop 'til you drop? Grab your favorite shoppers and head-on over to visit Traveling Vendorpalooza, at NJ City University, at Fort Monmouth, Squier Hall, 283 Sherrill Ave., Oceanport, NJ 07757. This event ...

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NEW JERSEY: One of the celebrated themes of February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Carter Woodson, an African-American historian, first established Black History Week in 1926 ...

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In Holmdel, traditionally, the Chinese New Year Celebration is one of the biggest cultural events of the year and is enjoyed by hundreds of community members and makers. Once again, as last year, this year the event will be virtual due to COVID.   You can see pictures and video from pre-covid ...

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LINCROFT, NJ -- OAK HILL ACADEMY IS HOSTING AN OPEN HOUSE ON Saturday, Feb 5, 2022, at 1:00 PM. Come visit our PreK-8 NJ Private School located on our 20 acre campus in Monmouth County. During our Saturday open houses, families can stop by and experience a personal tour of our beautiful campus.

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HOLMDEL, NJ: PLANNING A SPECIAL EVENT AND LOOKING FOR SOMETHING THAT IS NOT COOKIE-CUTTER? WANT TO CREATE AN EVENT EVERYONE WILL REMEMBER? VISIT THE BARN ON SOUTH HOLLAND IN HOLMDEL! TAKE A LOOK AT THE VIDEO EXAMPLES BELOW AND YOU WILL BE AMAZED! WHETHER IT'S AN ELEGANT WEDDING OR A CLUBSTYLE SWEET ...

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RUMSON, NJ: After a one-year hiatus due to the worldwide pandemic, the Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will once again gather the community together for its annual Parade to be held Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.  Thousands of area residents are expected to line up along River ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Someone got lucky for the New Year in Holmdel this past Wednesday! They kicked it off with a $50,000 winning lottery ticket! The winning ticket was sold at the Village Exxon on the Southern side of Holmdel (on the corner of Holmdel Road and Main Street, Route 520).  The Holmdel ...

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Happy New Year!   As we say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022, we wish all of our TAPinto readers and their families, a  healthy and happy New Year! New Year Trivia: Do you know the history of the Times Square New Year's Eve ball? The first New Year’s Eve Ball lowering celebration atop One ...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL WHO ARE READING THIS THAT CELEBRATE THE BIRTHDAY OF JESUS CHRIST! HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO EVERYONE!  WISHING EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR! CHEERS TO 2022! 

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO — Santa Claus has begun his yuletide journey around the world — and the North American Aerospace Defense Command is already tracking his every move, including when he will be in Holmdel and Colts Neck! Starting at 6 a.m. today, children and parents can call ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ: Santa Claus is coming to town. On Saturday, December 18th 2021, in the Triple Crown Room at the Colts Neck Firehouse #2, 50 Conover Road. There are two seatings to choose from:  8:30 and 10:45 A.M. The cost is $15 Per person donation, 5 and under are free. All children will make ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Known for making so many great childhood memories, the Middletown Arts Center (MAC) is hosting a Gingerbreak Party for ages 3 and up. This drop-off the kids event is for FOUR festive hours of fun at Club MAC's Gingerbread Party. This gives parents a great opportunity to grab a date ...

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