Thursday, May 3, 2012
Tickets are $10 and include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverage
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Noel Aliseo
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Although Halloween is months away, the Freehold Spooktacular committee is already getting ready. The committee is hosting a breakfast at Applebee’s of Manalapan on Saturday, May 5, 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $10 and include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverage. Proceeds benefit the annual Spooktacular events which are all free. Events include window painting by regional high school students, haunted hayrides, a pumpkin carving contest, and a costume parade. For breakfast tickets or to make a donation in support of these annual events, please call 732-462-4558. Tickets are also available at the door.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Find out where the fun is at in Monmouth County this weekend.
When & where: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan Why you should go: Get into the spirit of Halloween with a showing of the classic 1922 silent film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. New York City Museum of Modern Art Senior Piano Accompanist Stuart Oderman will provide a musical voice to the film with his piano playing. What does it cost: Free When & where: Sunday, Oct. 30 from noon to 5 p.m. at Monmouth County SPCA Homeward Bound Adoption Center, 260 Wall St. in Eatontown Why you should go: The week-long Monmouth County SPCA Empty the Shelter Adoptathon will culminate with a celebration on Sunday with The Wag Band, Camp Bow Wow, Purr n Pooch, 2 Dogs Design, and Underdogs. Potential pet …
Friday, October 21, 2011
A list of five things you need to know Friday, Oct. 21.
Friday will be mostly sunny with a high near 60 degrees and an overnight low of around 42, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday’s forecast calls for a mostly sunny day with a high of 59 and a low of 42. The National Weather Service forecasts Sunday will be sunny with a high near 62 degrees and a low of around 43. Bring your carved pumpkin and a candle to the Hall of Records building on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for the annual Spooktacular Jack-O-Lantern event. Pumpkins are judged in the following age categories: five years and under, six to nine, 10 to 13, and 18 and over. For more information or to volunteer to help with this event, contact Lori Seperac at Seperac@optonline.net. The Center Players will begin a four-week run of …
Monday, October 17, 2011
The annual event featured Halloween skits by residents.
Ghouls and goblins took over Freehold Saturday for the annual Halloween Spooktacular Haunted Hayride. The free event drew over 1,200 people. Volunteers and homeowners along the hayride route developed skits to scare riders. Those waiting on line were treated to free food from the Tinton Falls Applebee's and beverages provided by the Court Jester. The hayride is one of six events that comprise the Freehold Halloween Spooktacular. The next event, the annual jack-o-lantern contest, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hall of Records.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Students painted Halloween murals in Downtown Freehold storefront windows.
Freehold Regional High School District art students left their mark on Main Street Monday. About 150 teens from six high schools took part in the Freehold Halloween Spooktacular window painting contest, according Barbara Kane, a member of the Spooktacular committee. Each high school was assigned a section of storefront windows in Downtown Freehold. Judges will select first, second and third place winners from among the murals. The winning design will win a travelling trophy that will remain at the artists’ school until next year. Smaller trophies will be awarded to the second and third place winners. While Freehold Intermediate School eighth graders were not included in the contest, the young artists were allowed to paint windows at …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
A list of five things you need to know Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Tuesday will be partly sunny with a high near 73 degrees and an overnight low of 56, according to the National Weather Service. The Freehold Halloween Spooktacular’s mural painting contest will take place on storefront windows throughout Downtown Freehold on Tuesday. Art students from each of the six Freehold Regional high schools will compete. A rain date will be held Thursday, Oct. 13. The Freehold Township Committee will meet Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Town Hall. The Freehold Township Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. at the Freehold Township Board Office, 384 W. Main St. Patriots boys and girls cross country will compete against Marlboro and Middletown at Holmdel Park on Tuesday at 4 p.m. Field hockey takes on Manalapan away at 4 p.m., …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Activities planned throughout October as part of 16th annual Halloween festival.
Windows of Freehold businesses will be painted with pumpkins and ghosts. Homeowners will put their creativity to the test designing scarecrows. The Halloween spirit overtaking the area can only mean one thing: the 16th annual Freehold Spooktacular is coming to town. The month-long event will feature haunted hayrides, window painting, scarecrow and jack-o-lantern judging, and Halloween parade and costume contest. The festivities will begin Oct. 1 when cornstalks are tied to trees in town. On Oct. 11, art students from the six high schools in the Freehold Regional High School District will paint Halloween murals on storefront windows. The haunted hayrides will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular …