A fishing contest, hosted for the 36th year by the Ocean County Parks and Recreation Department, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon May 7 at Lake Shenandoah County Park, Lakewood. Families and avid fishermen are invited. There will be prizes, demonstrations and other activities. Details: 732-281-2750.

 DeBows United Methodist Church, corner of Route 537 and Route 571, Jackson, will host a flea market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7. Featured will be a plant sale, a bake sale, food including homemade soup, a car wash, and a variety of items to buy. Tables may be rented for $15 per table. Bring your own table. For further information, call the church at 732-928-4475.

 A movie event will be held at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, at 2 p.m. May 12. The film being shown stars Russell Crowe as John Forbes Nash Jr., a math prodigy who is able to solve nearly impossible problems. The story shows Nash’s rise and fall through schizophrenia. The program is free and open to the public. Register by calling 732-928-4400.