Jeannie Geremia, the Garden Club of New Jersey’s Community Garden chair and Bee GAP (Gardeners Adding Pollinators) chair, will be the featured speaker at the Jan. 8 meeting of the Allentown Garden Club. She will teach ways to create a pollinatorfriendly habitat in every garden to grow the pollinator population, and will have examples of native bee houses, brochures and door prizes. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Allentown Methodist Church, Church Street (next to LaPiazza), and all are welcome. Details: Visit allentowngardenclub.net.
The Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, will host a jazz concert performed by Giacomo Gates and Trio at 2 p.m. Jan. 18. Details: 732-431-7220.
The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey will hold a dinner meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at Patrizia’s Restaurant, 28 Broad St., Red Bank. The cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers, including food and wine. Cash only. For reservations, call Mike Arato at 917-709-8008 or Anthony Grassi at 917-743-3311.
Millstone Township will hold a free rabies clinic, sponsored by the Monmouth County Board of Health, 1-2 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Public Works Department, 899 Perrineville Road, Millstone Township. Details: 732-446-4249, ext. 1702.
Dancing by the Peddie Lake with Candace Woodward-Clough will offer two fourweek sessions of instruction in swing, foxtrot, waltz and Latin dancing. The first session will begin on Jan. 15 and the second session will begin on Jan. 16. For each session, beginner classes start at 7:30 p.m. and intermediate classes start at 8:30 p.m. Classes will be held at 112 Etra Road, Hightstown. The cost is $60 for the four-week session. Class size is limited. Register by calling 732-995-4284 or email email@example.com.
The Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, will host origami for experienced paper folders at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 3. Paper magician Dorothy Kaplan and the Circle of Origami Paperfolders will be featured. Details: 732-431-7220.
Play Chess & Go will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan. Meet every Saturday throughout the month when the library is open and play a game with others players. Beginner to advanced skill levels are welcome. Details: 732-431-7220.