+ “Big” Danny Gallagher will join Belmar poet and musician Bill Arneth and Atlantic Highlands poet, singer and songwriter Michael Burke as a guest musician as part of Poetry Without Borders, June 14, 8 p.m., at the Cornerstone Caffe, 2 E. Main St., Freehold. Admission is $3. Poetry open mic will follow. Details: (732) 239-3527 or

+ Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet June 15, 19, 22, 26 and 29 (every Thursday and Monday), 7:30-9 p.m. at the spiritual center at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Route 34 and Phalanx Road, Colts Neck (separate building at the rear of the church property). No membership or preregistration required; free-will offering of $1. Family members are also welcome. Details: Tom, (732) 264-8363 or

+ Max Freeman will be selling his wire jewelry at a fundraiser June 16 from 7 a.m to 4:30 p.m. in the lobby of CentraState Medical Center, Route

537, Freehold Township. Details:

(732) 845-9377.

+ Brookdale Computer Users Group will meet June 16, 7 p.m., at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, in room MAN 103. Tony McKinley of Nuance, a company that offers speech and imaging products for computer users, will speak. Free and open to the public. Details:

+ Gamblers Anonymous, June 16, 23 and 30, 8-9:30 p.m., at Hope Lutheran Church, 211 Elton-Adelphia Road, Freehold Township. No fees.

+ American Needlepoint Guild will meet June 17 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodbridge Public Library, George Frederick Plaza. Open to all stitching levels. Details: Ruth at

+ Cecilian Music Club will hold its annual year-end meeting June 17 at 26 Bernice Drive, Freehold Township. The club, which is open to anyone who loves classical music, is always looking for new members. There are several musical performances at each meeting. Details: Barbara (732) 780-9819.

+ The Marquis de La Fayette’s role in the American Revolution will be discussed in a program presented by James T. Raleigh of the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield, June 18, 2 p.m., at the visitors center at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Route 33, Manalapan.

+ Parents Anonymous, a professionally facilitated self-help group for any parent or grandparent wishing to improve their parenting skills, will meet June 20 and 27 (every Tuesday), 10 a.m. to noon, at Monmouth County Division of Social Services, Kozloski Road, Freehold Township. No fees. Details: (732) 845-2073.

+ Free rabies vaccination clinic will be held June 20, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Englishtown Public Works garage, 15 Main St. Anyone who is a resident of New Jersey may participate. Details: Monmouth County Health Department, (732) 431-7456.

+ Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation is forming a new support group at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Symmes Drive, Manalapan. Meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:30 p.m., beginning June 20. Details:

+ Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups will meet June 20 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 91 W. Main St., Freehold; and June 21 at 7 p.m. at Colts Neck Village, 3 Meridian Circle, Colts Neck. Details: (800) 883-1180.

+ Black Women of Essence, a nonprofit organization for women of color, will meet June 20, 7-8:30 p.m., at Juniper Business Plaza, 3499 Route 9 south, Freehold Township, in Suite 2-A. Details:

+ Marlboro K-8 Board of Education will hold a regular meeting June 20 at 8 p.m., at 1980 Township Drive, Marlboro. Details: (732) 972-2000.

+ ASPEN, a support group for families dealing with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of high functioning autism, will meet June 21, 7-9 p.m., at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan. Details: Ann, (732) 446-7610 or

+ Embroiderers Guild of America Monmouth Chapter day group will meet June 22, 10 a.m., at the library, and will hold a “stitch-in”; bring lunch and a project. Nonmembers, novices and experts are welcome to both meetings. Details: (732) 536-0609.

+ A book signing for “101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life,” which includes a chapter (“Ten Life and Leadership Lessons I Learned from Superman (and How They Changed My Life Forever”), which focuses on Christopher Reeve, by Eric Taylor of New Jersey, will be held by Taylor, June 22 at noon at the Atlantic Club, 1094 Atlantic Ave., Manasquan. Admission is free. Christopher Reeve Foundation tags will be available. Details: (732) 223-2100;

+ A blood drive will be held June 23, 2-7 p.m., at Novadebt, a Garden State Consumer Credit Counseling Organization, 225 Willowbrook Road, Freehold Township. Appointments are requested, but walk-ins will also be welcome. Details: (732) 409-6281.

+ Jersey Shore Christian Singles, for ages 25-50, will meet at the Battle of Monmouth re-enactment, June 24 at 1 p.m., at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Route 33, Manalapan ($8 per car admission). RSVP to (732) 483-1956.

+ A car wash will be conducted by the Freehold Township Police Explorers June 25, 3:30-6 p.m., at the Route 33 Car Wash, Route 33 and Kondrup Way, Freehold. Details: (732) 462-7908, ext. 5001.