Glaze a ceramic bowl to feed the hungry — sponsored by My Hometown and students from Marlboro, Colts Neck and Manalapan high schools. All members of the community are invited to paint and glaze a bowl, which will be used in an empty bowls event. Money is being raised to support the Freehold Area Open Door Food Pantry and Feed All God’s Children Soup Kitchen in Freehold Borough. Bowls may be made at A Stroke of Creativity, 557 Englishtown Road, Monroe Township, now through April 25, Tuesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 9 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, noon to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Groups are welcome, call to schedule. Cost is $10 per bowl. Details: 732-446-4268 or Facebook at My Hometown – frhsd.
On May 27, the Manalapan Senior Citizens Affairs Advisory Committee will host a Senior Citizens Benefits Information Fair from 1-3 p.m. at the Covered Bridge clubhouse, 1 Amberly Drive, Manalapan. The purpose of the fair is to provide information about programs and services that assist senior citizens. All residents of Manalapan are invited to attend the event. Details: 732-446-8401.
Park Avenue Elementary School, 280 Park Ave., Freehold, will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 25. Admission is free. Vendor space is $15. Details: 732-604- 7005 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Autism Family Night will take place 6-8 p.m. April 14 at TGI Friday’s, 3492 Route 9 South, Freehold Township, and at 280 Route 9 North, Marlboro. Autism Family Night is a night in which families affected by autism can come together and enjoy a dinner without feeling stigmatized or embarrassed.
The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center is offering a support group for people with diabetes and their families. The group will meet on the third Wednesday of every month, including April 15, from 1-2 p.m. in the Jack Aaronson Conference Center in the Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. Main St., Freehold Township. Isabella Kaplunovitch, coordinator of the Center for Sleep Disorders at CentraState, will discuss the connection between diabetes and sleep apnea at the first support group on April 15. Space is limited and registration is required. Details: 732-308-0570.
Monmouth Worship Center, 37 Vanderburg Road, Marlboro, will present guest speaker Michael Ferris, who will illustrate a message through the use of clay pottery during services at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. April 12. Details: 732-332-9600.
At 7 p.m. April 16, the United Presbyterian Church of Millstone Township, 211 Millstone Road, will host certified health coach Jolene Hart, the author of “Eat Pretty: Looking Beautiful, One Bite at a Time.” Hart will discuss nutrition for beauty, foods to include in a diet this spring and elements of lifestyle, from sleep to stress and mindful breathing that builds beauty from inside out. Learn to build a lifestyle that supports radiant skin, increased energy, healthy weight and anti-aging. This is a free event. Details: Amy Weltner at 732-904-5565.
Freehold Council 1672 Knights of Columbus, 70 E. Main St., Freehold, will host an all-you-can-eat roast beef dinner and night of dancing from 6-10 p.m. April 10. This family-style meal will include roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, bread, dessert, coffee and tea. A cash bar will be available. The cost is $15 for adults and $12 for children under 12. All proceeds will benefit local charities. Details: 732-780-5472.
The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, 310 Mount’s Corner Drive, Freehold Township, will present “The Queen B’s of Broadway” at 8:30 p.m. June 6 and at 2 p.m. June 7. Tickets are $25. Sponsorship is available for $72 and will include two tickets and recognition in the show’s program. Details: 732-252-6990 or www.jhmomc.org.
The Freehold Memorial Day Parade Committee, in conjunction with the Cabin, 984 Route 33 East, Howell, will hold a benefit day for this year’s parade from 5-10 p.m. April 21. The parade committee will receive 20 percent of the pre-tax, pre-liquor bill as a donation. Visit freeholdmemorialdayparade.com to download the flier.
The Monmouth County Historical Association and the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will present “Open Hearth Open House” noon to 4 p.m. April 12 at the Covenhoven House, 150 W. Main St., Freehold. This colonial Sephardic Jewish cooking demonstration is free. Details: 732-462-1466.
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