COMMUNITY CALENDAR: June 6

Fri., June 7
   Sing Along with Miss Amy, is music program offered for children of all ages, accompanied by an adult. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. The branch is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Online registration begins on May 24. For more information call (609) 259-2150 or register visit www.mcl.org and click on programs/events.
Sat., June 8
   Blood drive, benefiting the American Red Cross will be held at the media center of Pond Road Middle School located 150 Pond Road from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are preferred and can be made by signing up online at www.redcrossblood.org and entering sponsor code 02215676. All presenting donors in June will be entered to win a $200 gift card.
Tues., June 11
   College Funding Boot Camp, will be offered to assist parents managing costs associated with their child’s college education without sacrificing retirement savings. The work shop will be presented by Innovative College Funding Solutions, LLC., at 7 p.m. at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. The branch is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. For more information call (609) 259-2150 or register visit www.mcl.org and click on programs/events.
   Babytime, will be held at 10:15 a.m. on at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. The branch is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. This class is for children ages 6 months to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. Online registration begins on May 28. To register, please call the library at 609-259-2150 or register online at www.mcl.org by clicking on “Programs/Events” and following the instructions.
Wed., June 12
   Play Dough Chefs, will be held at 10 a.m. and 11a.m. at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. The branch is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Children ages 2 to 5 accompanied by an adult are invited to come help make and play with play dough. Online registration begins on May 29. For more information call (609) 259-2150 or register visit www.mcl.org and click on programs/events.
   Pass My Imperfections Lightly By, offers attendees a chance to share an intimate 1876 evening with Mary Todd Lincoln as she reflects back through the many triumphs and tribulations of her life. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Plumsted Branch of the Ocean County Library. The library is located at 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt. Please register either at the library, online (http://www.theoceancountylibrary.com), or over the phone. (609) 758-7888.
Thurs., June 13
   From the ‘Burg to the Barrio, a documentary will be screen and discussed with Susan Ryan, producer/director. The film offers a loving of the neighborhood of Chambersburg in transition, with all of its tensions and contrasts as differing cultures meet. The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. The branch is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. To register, please call the library at 609-259-2150 or register online at www.mcl.org by clicking on “Programs/Events” and following the instructions.
   Free Rabies Clinic, sponsored by the Monmouth County Board of Health, will be held at Millstone Township Department of Public Works located at 899 Perrineville Road from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. For more information call (732) 446-4249 ext. 1701.
Fri., June 14
   Storybooks in Action, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14. at the Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library. The branch is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Come watch the animated version of a storybook and make a craft. Online registration begins on May 31. This class is for children ages 2 and up; children under 4 must be accompanied by an adult. To register, please call the library at 609-259-2150 or register online at www.mcl.org by clicking on “Programs/Events” and following the instructions.
Tues., June 18
   Geeks and Gagets, will be offered for residents who have questions about computers and electronics. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Robbinsville Library Branch, located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Participants are encouraged to bring in devices for troubleshooting by members of the Mercer County Library System. There is no registration required, but participants are asked to email questions in advance to support@mcl.org.
Wed., June 19
   Out In the Silence, an Emmy Award-winning documentary will be shown at the Plumsted Township Branch of the Ocean Township Library at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt. Filmmakers Joe Wilson and Dean Hamer take part in a grassroots movement to fight for fairness, equality and human rights for the GLBT community. Please join us for this meaningful event! Please register either at the library, online (http://www.theoceancountylibrary.com), or over the phone. (609) 758-7888.
Wed., June 26
   The Kick-Off Party for the Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System’s popular Summer Reading Program will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The theme this year is “Dig Into Reading.” Children can register at the event, and enjoy the strolling magic of Matt Schick, crafts, and prizes. The Summer Reading Program is for children, ages 2 to 18. The program begins July 1, and will run through Aug. 9. Children must register in person to participate in the summer reading program. Registration will run through Aug. 5. The library is located at 42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road. To register, call the library at 609-259-2150 or register online at www.mcl.org by clicking on “Programs/Events” and following the instructions.
   Car Show for Prevention, presented by the Upper Freehold/Allentown Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, will take place from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Byron Johnson Recreation Area on Ellisdale Road in Allentown. All makes and models are welcome. There will be music, food, beverages and door prizes. A rain date of July 10 has been set. There is no entry fee, but donations are welcome. For more information, call (609) 570-5376.
Fri., June 28
   Used book sale, will be held 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at New Egypt Elementary School located at 44 North Main Street. Please park at the rear of the school. The sale will include a large variety of books plus jigsaw puzzles, CDs and DVDs. Sales will benefit the Friends of the Plumsted Township Library. Thursday, June 27 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. there will be a special kid’s only sale where only children’s books will be sold. Adults must be accompanied by a child. An additional sale will be held Saturday, June 29 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information call (609) 758-0009, (732) 580-5600 or email plumstedfriends@comcast.net.
Recurring events
   Winter Storytime Sessions at the Allentown Library. Stories, songs and fun activities every Thursday at the library located at 16 S. Main St., Allentown. No pre-registration required! Schedule includes: “Good Morning Storytime” from 10:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. for ages 3 and under with a parent or caregiver (siblings welcome); “Preschool Storytime” from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. for ages 3 to 5; and “Family Storytime” from 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. for all ages. For more information, call the library at 609-259-7565.
   Weekly senior games. Plumsted Senior Outreach Services, Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m., Plumsted Municipal Building lower level via elevator, 121 Evergreen Road. Play a different game every week, including Scrabble, bingo, board and card games and dominoes. For further information, call 609-758-2241, ext. 111, and leave message.
   Senior Exercise Classes, sponsored by the Plumsted Senior Outreach Service, at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the lower level of the Plumsted Municipal Building, 121 Evergreen Road. All new participants are required to submit a doctor’s permission form. To register, call 609-758-2241, ext. 111.
   Mid-day Toastmasters Club. Meets 11:30 a.m., second and fourth Tuesdays each month at Robbinsville Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 42 Allentown-Robbinsville Road. Contact Jim Samuel at db2guy@yahoo.com.
   The Good Neighbor Fund assists area residents with emergency needs such as utility, rent and medical bills. To donate, mail check payable to Good Neighbor Fund in care of Allentown Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 122, Allentown, 08501.
   Plumsted TNR Committee. Plumsted Trap, Neuter and Return Committee every Sunday 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., New Egypt Flea Market, 933 Route 536, Plumsted.
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