Posts Tagged 'Ocean County Library Stafford branch'

Dr. Fontana to promote active lifestyle @ Stafford library

MANAHAWKIN –   The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library, 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, will present Physical Activity for All Ages with Dr. Michelle Fontana 7 p.m. Thursday, June 4.

Dr. Fontana is a proponent of daily physical activity. She will discuss the benefits of getting more active at any age. She will also explain how people can customize a physical activities regimen that will best suit one’s particular lifestyle while reducing the risk of activity-related injury.

Dr. Fontana will also review the Federal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion guidelines to help people understand the health benefits of physical activity.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library and is free and open to the public. For additional information telephone the branch at 609-597-3381 or visit the library’s website www.theoceancountylibrary.org .

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Angeltones to perform a concert in Stafford

MANAHAWKIN –   Join us for a walk down Memory Lane as The Angeltones sing 50’s pop music at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30th.

The Angeltones is one of the most sought-after female vocal groups in the tri-state area. The group has a distinctive style and has perfected the harmonies of pop songs that we know and love from the 1950’s.

Some of the songs they will perform were originally recorded by the Ronettes, the Marvelettes, the Chiffons, Doris Troy, the Shirelles, the Shangri-Las, the Crystals, and Little Eva.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Stafford Library, is free, and open to the public, but registration is required.

Register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org.  If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

Stafford presents British Invasion Music of the 1960s

MANAHAWKIN –   The Carnaby Street Band will play British Invasion Music of the 1960s at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library on Saturday, April 25th at 2:00 PM.  Carnaby Street will take its listeners on a musical tour featuring not only music from British Bands, but American artists as well. Carnaby Street’s selection of songs are fondly remembered as one of popular music’s favorite eras. They will play the music of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Moody Blues, the Who, the Dave Clark Five, the Bee Gees, the Hollies, Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, the Monkees, and the Byrds. Join us for a concert that features the excellent vocals of lead singer Chris Roselle, and one that promises to bring back memories.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free, open to the public, and co-sponsored by the Friends of the Stafford Library. Please register in person, by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, or online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org.  If you have any questions, call the branch for specific information.

Stafford presents Master Gardeners 4/27: pruning & care of shrubs

MANAHAWKIN –   Roberta Quinn of The Master Gardeners of Ocean County, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, will present the program: Pruning and Care of Shrubs, on Monday, April 27th, at 2:30 PM at the Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library. Take the mystery out of what to prune when. Incorrect pruning may cause a significant decrease in blooms for next year. For example, early spring blooming shrubs bear flowers on wood from the previous year, so you’ll will want to prune these right after they bloom in the spring. Learn how with the pros.

The Master Gardener team will be available from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. to answer questions before and after the talk. Bring in your dying or diseased cuttings for diagnosis and possible remedies.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin. This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling the branch at (609) 597-3381, registering online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org or in person. If you have any questions, call the library for specific information.

Planning your flowering garden @ Stafford

MANAHAWKIN –   Kate Copsey of The Master Gardeners of Ocean County, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, will present “Long Seasons of Color – An Endless Blooming Garden” 2:30 p.m. Monday April 13th, at the Stafford library branch.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St. in Manahawkin.

There are few plants that perform for an extended bloom season. If you choose the right combinations, you can have different ones taking center stage at various times during the season so that something of interest is always playing. Find out how to enjoy three or four seasons of color and beauty throughout your yard.

The Master Gardener team will be available to answer questions before and after the talk. Bring in your dying or diseased cuttings for diagnosis.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register telephone the branch at 609-597-3381, or register online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org .

OCHD to perform lead screenings 4/13 at Stafford

MANAHAWKIN –    Lead may hurt you even if you don’t feel sick.

The Ocean County Health Department will conduct Free Lead Screenings at the Stafford library branch, 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, April 13.

The test is available for children, pregnant women, and adults and requires a gentle needle prick of a person’s finger. Blood is drawn then analyzed on the spot. Results are available three minutes later.

The program is free and there is no need to register. It is sponsored by The Ocean County Health Department.

Stafford presents author Julia Spencer 4/2

MANAHAWKIN –   The Friends of the Stafford Library will present Julia Spencer, author ofLooking Through A Keyhole: a Memoir,” at the Stafford library branch 10:30 a.m. Thursday April 2.

Julia will discuss her vision loss and her ability to prevail over its challenges. She will also talk about how her guide dog has changed her life, especially by enhancing her mobility and increasing her safety in travel.

The limitations from her vision loss does not restrain the vibrant energy and independence of this remarkable woman. Join us for this motivating talk.

The Stafford branch is located at 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin.

The program is free and open to the public but registration is required. Register in person, by calling the branch at 609-597-3381, or online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org.