The Abel Foundation Golf Outing to benefit CASA for Children will be held Sept. 16 at Forsgate Country Club, The Banks Course, in Monroe. The event is $325. Sponsorships are available. The brochure and more information are available at www.casaofmonmouth.org under “News & Events,” or call the office at 732- 460-9100.

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Sewn from a favorite pair of jeans, a dress, bathrobe or nightgown, a Memory Bear may recall the closeness of a loved one, bring a smile to someone in distress, or offer a sense of security to a child who feels alone after the loss of a parent or sibling. VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of the New Jersey Shore is looking for volunteers to create Memory Bears for those mourning the death of a loved one. Details: 732-389- 0066 or samia.duarte@vitas.com.

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Ocean Grove’s Giant Fall Flea Market will be held Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in historic Ocean Grove. The event has taken place annually for more than 30 years and features over 300 vendors offering a huge variety of items from antique furniture to quilts to lampshades. Details: 732-774- 1391 www.oceangrovenj.com.

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The West Long Branch Community Center, Locust Ave., is hosting a roast pork dinner 6 p.m. Sept. 15. Price is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for children and includes potato, vegetable, salad, roll, beverage and dessert.

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The borough of Eatontown is hosting Community Day 1-10 p.m. Sept. 25 at Wolcott Park. This event will include all day family fun for both Eatontown residents and surrounding towns. The rain date is Sept. 26. There will be something for every family member. For more information, visit www.eatontownnj.com.

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The Brookdale Community College Foundation’s 31st anniversary Education Open Golf Tournament will be held at the Eagle Oaks Golf Club, Farmingdale, Sept. 16. Proceeds from the day of golf, gifts, great food and goodwill will help the foundation increase the coming year’s student scholarship goal to more than $300,000. A range of sponsorship opportunities are available. For details, call the foundation at 732-224-2660.

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Bridge enthusiasts are invited to register for the fifth annual Benefit Bridge Luncheon on Sept. 15 at the Rumson Country Club, Rumson. Hosted by the Navarumsunk Auxiliary of Family and Children’s Service (FCS), the event will feature duplicate and party bridge. The duplicate bridge will be directed by Roy Samitt and Lynn Chapin, and master points will be awarded. Tickets to the event are $70 per person, but space is limited. For details or to register, call 732-222-9111, ext.134.

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Jersey Shore Rose Society, an affiliate of the American Rose Society, will hold its 39th annual Rose Show from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at Deep Cut Gardens, 152 Red Hill Road, Middletown. Admission is free. For more questions or directions, call 732-688- 4282 or go to www.jsroses.com/events.html#roseshow.

SkimBash 2010 skimboarding contest will be held on the Sea Bright Municipal Beach 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12. Standard registration is $35 and includes breakfast and lunch, T-shirt, goody bag, and giveaways. Pro registration is $100 and also includes breakfast and lunch, T-shirt, goody bag, and giveaways. Admission is free. Details and registration: www.SkimBash.com, call 732-598-6029 or send an email to info@JerseyShoreSkimCamp.com.

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Harvest Home Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26 at Longstreet Farm on Longstreet Road in Holmdel, allows visitors to enjoy an old-fashioned country fair reminiscent of the 1890s. The event will feature wagon rides, games, live entertainment, and demonstrations about farm life at the turn of the last century. Visitors are also invited to join in the spirit of the festival by entering one of the many competitions. Details: www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call the Monmouth County Park System at 732- 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.

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The Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Long Branch and New Brunswick will hold their “Better Together” Casino Night 6-10 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Robert B. Meyner Reception Center at the PNC Arts Center, Holmdel. Guests can try their luck at blackjack, roulette, Texas Hold’em, craps tables and much more. There will also be music, hors d’oeuvres, a buffet and a silent auction. Tickets are $100 for one person, $175 for two. Details: Nanette@rmh-cnj.org or 732- 222-8755, ext. 31. Must be 21 or older.

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Brookdale Community College’s Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution begins its 10th anniversary 7:30- 9:30 p.m. Sept. 21 when military historian Chad Diehl presents “The Mushroom Cloud Followed Me to Nagasaki — The Memories of a Double Atomic Bombing Survivor.” The event is in the Warner Student Life Center, upper level, Navesink II room. Details: call the center at 732-224-2086 or the center director at 732-224-2029. The event code is XWWTS 222-PR and the fee is $12 for adults, $5 for students; Brookdale students are free. Register by calling 732- 224-2315.

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The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, Lincroft, will hold its first Autumn Art Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 13. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 1. The juried festival will celebrate the fall season and the arts with the finest in original art and handmade designs as well as food and music. The fee is 25 percent of sales plus a $10 entry fee. For applications, contact Angie Morfogen at soffronas@gmail.com.

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