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July 7, 2010

JUST GO special events ••• Friday Night Cruise Night July 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. Wall Speedway Route 34, Wall 732-681-6400 Howell Day pony rides, inflatable obstacle courses, rock wall, bungee trampoline, 9-hole mini golf courses, trackless train, Elmo, Dora and SpongeBob SquarePants, food and entertainment July 10 from noon to 5 p.m. Oak Glen Park Preventorium Road 732-938-4500 ext. 2501 Annual West Long Branch Community Center Fair through July 10 116 Locust Ave. West Long Branch Annual Summer Crafters Market more than 125 local craftsmen and artisans July 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Historic Village at Allaire 4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall admission free; $5 parking 732-919-3500 The Friends of Elvis Fan Club 2010 Convention Elvis tributes, collectibles, refreshments July 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. admission: $15 Recreation Center 1 Drake Lane, South Toms River 4th Annual Wheels for Meals car show benefits Howell Food Pantry Chick-fil-A Route 9 north, Howell 732-938-7342 www.bluemoonkruisers. 42nd Annual House Tour self-guided tour; up to 9 homes July 16, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starts at the Historical Society of Ocean Grove Museum 50 Pitman Ave., Ocean Grove tickets: $30; $25 in advance 732-774-1869

film ••• Eugene Onegin Renée Fleming and Dmitri Valery Gergiev star July 9 at 7 p.m. Pollak Theatre 400 Cedar Ave. West Long Branch tickets: $22, $20 seniors 732-263-6889 Enchanted July 10 at 7 p.m. Algonquin Arts 173 Main Street Manasquan free 732-528-9211 Inheritance: A Legacy of Hatred and the Journey to Change It July 11 at 1 p.m. JewishHeritage Museum of Monmouth County

310 Mount Corners Road Freehold tickets: $18, $15 members 732-252-6990 www, Young at Heart July 16 at 7 p.m. Belmar Arts Council Boatworks 608 River Rd. Belmar free

for kids ••• Pinocchio Paper Moon Marionette Theatre through Aug. 7 Saturdays at 2 p.m. First Avenue Playhouse 123 First Ave. Atlantic Highlands tickets: $9 732-291-7552 Best of Nosing Around John and Diana Maurer July 9 at 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. July 10 at 10 a..m. Kelsey Theatre Mercer County Community College Old Trenton Road West Windsor tickets: $10, $8 child/senior 609-570-3333 Wonder Wing permanent exhibit for children 2-6, includes a pirate ship, tiki theater, tree house and whale slide Monmouth Museum Brookdale Community College Lincroft admission: $7; free for students and for children under 2 732-747-2266

music ••• Neil and the Diamonds July 8 at 6 p.m. Rich Yoor & Caneswitch July 15 at 6 p.m. open-grove gazebo on the lake Thompson Park Monroe free admission 732-521-4400, ext. 134 www.monroetownshipculturalarts. com The Carnegie Ensemble violins and soloists perform Mozart, Brahms, Shostakovich July 8 at 7:30 p.m. Ocean Grove’s Great Auditorium Pilgrim and Ocean Pathways tickets: $13 A Special Evening with Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Band July 9 at 8 p.m. Count Basie Theatre 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank tickets: $19.50-$250 732-842-9000 Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Gospel Music Series all held at Ocean Grove Boardwalk Pavilion Cheri Showalter July 9 at 2 p.m.; Kris Ballerini July 9 at 4 p.m.; Gospel Shepherds

July 9 at 7:30 p.m.; Spark Gospel Singers July 10 at 1 p.m.; Spark Gospel Singers July 10 at 3 p.m.; Puppets- Smithtown Gospel Tab July 10 at 3 p.m.; Chapel Drive Praise Team Zarephath Christian Church July 10 at 7 p.m.; Joe Valenti & Janet Gennaro July 11 at 4:45 p.m.; Tehillah July 13 at 2 p.m.; Shore Christian Center Choir July 13 at 7:30 p.m.; NYC Rescue Mission Team Outreach Team July 15 at 2 p.m.; free-will offering 732-775-0035 Mel Hood’s Saturday Cabaret July 10 at 7:30 p.m. Algonquin Arts 173 Main St. Manasquan free 732-528-9211 Gordon Turk organ recitals July 10 at noon July 14 at 7:30 p.m. Ocean Grove’s Great Auditorium Pilgrim & Ocean Pathways free America 40th Anniversary Tour with special guest Maplewood July 10 at 8 p.m. Great Auditorium of Ocean Grove tickets: $30-$35 Mikie Jr. Band Blues on the Beach July 11 at 7 p.m. West End Park Brighton & Ocean avenues Long Branch Francene Kane & Her Gentlemen Friends July 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Warren Park Mini Theater Florida Grove Road, Woodbridge free admission 732-745-3936 The Joe Monchek Quartet July 11, 6:30-8 p.m. Spring Lake Park gazebo Maple Avenue South Plainfield July 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thompson Park gazebo Forsgate Drive, Monroe free admission 732-745-3936 56th Annual Choir Festival July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Ocean Grove’s Great Auditorium Pilgrim and Ocean Pathways free-will offering Kenny Drew Jr. jazz pianist July 11 at 3 p.m. Applewood Estates Performing Arts Center One Applewood Dr., Freehold free reserve a seat: 732-303-7407

pick of the week ••• Carnevale Italiano

The Carnevale Italiano, an annual event sponsored by the North Brunswick Italian American Club, will be in North Brunswick July 14 through July 18. There will be rides, games, food, prizes, and entertainment nightly. Thursday, July 15, will feature the North Brunswick Township High School Singers at 7 p.m. On Friday, July 16, the entertainment includes karate at 7 p.m. and Jerry Spathis at 8 p.m. Saturday’s feature will be fireworks by Grucci at 10 p.m. (weather permitting). The Super 50/50 drawing will be held on Saturday, July 18, at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday are bracelet days: pay one price and ride all night. The Carnevale will be held at Route 130 and Apple Orchard Lane in North Brunswick. A shuttle bus will be available on Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Community Park on Route 130. Admission to the Carnevale is free.

Sounds of the Summer DJ Tee Mallory, DJ Naeem Johnson July 14 from 5 to 10 p.m. DJ Danny Ramirea, The Stein Brothers, Dion Pardons, 21st Century Band, Don Braden Big Fun(k) Band, July 15 from 5 to 10 p.m. N.J. Performing Arts Center Theater Square outdoor stage 1 Center St. Newark 888-GO-NJPAC; Brian Kirk & The Jirks Rock & Roll July 14 at 6 p.m. Sandy Hook Beach E Boston Brass July 14 at 8 p.m. Nicholas Music Center Douglass Campus of Rutgers U. George St., New Brunswick free 732-932-7511 The Robert Murdock Band July 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Raritan Bay Waterfront Park South Amboy/Sayreville beachfront O’Leary Boulevard, South Amboy free 732-745-3936 The Nerds Thursday by the Sea July 15 at 7 p.m. Festival Plaza in Pier Village Long Branch Andy Rothstein & Friends July 15 at 8 p.m. The Barron Arts Center 582 Rahway Ave. Woodbridge free, but reservations required 732-634-0413

on stage ••• The Sunshine Boys July 8-10 at 8 p.m., July 11 at 7 p.m. Shadow Lawn Stage Lauren K. Woods Theatre Monmouth University West Long Branch tickets: $35, $30 seniors 732-263-6889 The Tempest July 9 at 8 p.m. July 10 at 2 and 8 p.m. July 11 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre Mercer County Community College Old Trenton Road West Windsor tickets: $14, $12 seniors, $10 students 609-570-3333 You Can't Say That comedy rated R for language July 8-31 at 8:30 p.m. July 18 at 2:30 p.m. First Avenue Playhouse 123 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands tickets: $20 732-291-7552 Julius Caesar July 8-10 and 15-17 at 7 p.m. July 11 and 18 at 6 p.m. Great Lawn at Brookdale Community College Newman Springs Road Lincroft free 732-224-2411 Me and My Girl July 9 and 10, 15-17 at 8 p.m. July 18 at 2 p.m. Premier Theatre Company Henderson Theater 850 Newman Springs Road

Lincroft tickets: $23, $20 seniors, $15 students, $12 children 732-774-STAR Willy Wonka presented by Main Street Juniors, the young-adult subsidiary of Main Street Theatre Company musical version of ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ July 9-18 Fridays at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Main Street Theatre 3018 Bordentown Ave. Parlin section of Sayreville tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for seniors & students, $12 for youngsters 12 & under 732-553-1153 Sunlight Presented by New Jersey Repertory Company July 8 through Aug. 15 New Jersey Repertory Company 179 Broadway, Long Branch 732-229-3166 The Who’s Tommy presented by ReVision Theatre July 8-25 at 8 p.m. Carousel House 700 Ocean Avenue Asbury Park tickets: $15-$40 732-455-3059 As You Like It presented by The Next Stage Ensemble of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey July 13 at 7 p.m. Monmouth County Library Headquarters 125 Symmes Drive Manalapan free admission 732-431-7220


July 7, 2010



ATLANTIC CITY Tribeca Film Festival comes to Caesars Atlantic City Caesars Atlantic City and the famed Tribeca Film Festival are bringing cinema to the sand with the debut of the Tribeca Cinema Series at Caesars Atlantic City from July 8 through July 11. Guests at the New Jersey Shore destination will get a sneak peek at some of the “The Infidel” year’s most anticipated films that have been presented at “Trotsky” the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Each of the screenings is free to the public. The Tribeca Cinema Series will feature an outdoor screen that’s 33 feet long and 20 feet tall. Guests can enjoy indie films from Tribeca as the sun sets on the beaches of Atlantic City. The films slated for the event include “The Infidel” (UK) (July 10), directed by Josh Appignanesi and written by David Baddiel; “The Trotsky” (July 8) (Canada), directed and written by Jacob Tierney and starring Jay Baruchel; “My Last Five Girlfriends” (UK) (July 11), directed and written by Julian Kemp; and “TiMER” (USA) (July 9), directed and written by Jac Schaeffer. All screenings will begin at sundown and will be held on the Caesars property beach at Arkansas Avenue. Trailers and information on each film can be found at Caesars is located at 2100 Pacific Ave. in Atlantic City. Details: 800-223-7277 or visit

A.C. Hilton ••• Meat Loaf: Hang Cool Tour July 10 at 8 p.m. tickets: $85-$200 Bret Michaels July 16 at 10 p.m. tickets: $55 Boardwalk & Boston Ave.

Borgata ••• Chuck Miganelli, Patty Rosborough, Kevin Meany July 8 at 9 p.m. tickets: $20 Borgata Comedy Club at The Music Box Kevin Norton July 9 at 8 p.m. tickets: $47.50 Johnny Pizzy, Rodney Laney, Dan Gavin July 12-15 and 18 at 9 p.m. at The Music Box tickets: $20 Moody Blues July 16 at 8 p.m. Event Center tickets: $55-$65 Joe McHale July 16 at 10 and 11:45 p.m. July 17 at 8 and 11 p.m. The Music Box tickets: $55 Kathy Griffin July 23 at 8 and 11 p.m. The Music Box tickets: $60-$70 Marina district

Harrah’s •••

Bally’s •••

Showboat •••

Straight No Chaser through Aug. 28, 8 p.m. tickets: $35 777 Harrah’s Blvd.

The Godfadda Workout through Sept. 5 at 8 p.m. The Palace Theater tickets: $25 Boardwalk & Park Place

Trump Taj Mahal •••

Caesars •••

Tropicana •••

American Idol Live Tour! July 10 at 8 p.m. tickets: $76.50-$96.50 Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy through Sept. 5 . Tues.- Thurs. at 8 p.m. Fri. at 9 p.m. Sat. & Sun. at 3:30 & 8 p.m. Xanadu Theatre tickets $25.50- $35.50 609-449-5150 Boardwalk at Virginia Ave.

Craig Ferguson July 9 at 9 p.m. tickets: $55-$75 Wonder Girls July 16 at 9 p.m. tickets: $35 and $150 Joe DeGuardia’s Boxing July 17 at 8 p.m. tickets: $100-$200 Magic and Beyond starring Brett Daniels through Sept. 1 Tropicana Showroom tickets: $25, $12.50 for children up to 17 Boardwalk & Iowa and Brighton avenues

Dr. Bobby’s Dueling Pianos through Sept. 5 Thurs. - Sat. 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. in Jezebel’s Lounge V the Ultimate Variety Show through Sept. 5 Tues., Wed., Thurs. at 8 p.m. Fri. at 9 p.m.; Sat. at 3 & 8 p.m.; Sun. at 3 and 7 p.m. tickets: $25 Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Birthday Bash from cast of “Jersey Shore” July 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. Mississippi Ave at the Boardwalk

Huey Lewis and the News July 10 at 9 p.m. Circus Maximus Theater tickets: $45-$75 Melissa Etheridge July 17 at 9 p.m. Circus Maximus Theater tickets: $75-$105 Boardwalk & Arkansas Avenue and Christopher Columbus Blvd.

Trump Plaza •••

Jakob Dylan and Three Legs July 8 at 8 p.m. House of Blues tickets: $20-$25 Rebelution July 9 at 8 p.m. House of Blues tickets: $17.50 Ben Burnley Acoustic July 10 at 8 p.m. House of Blues tickets: $35 Boardwalk at Delaware Ave.

Trump Marina ••• Hypnosterical 2 through Sept. 5 Thurs. at 9 p.m. Fri. & Sat. at 10 p.m. tickets: $25 Mitch Fatel Trump Comedy Series at the Shell July 17 at 8 p.m. tickets: $28 Huron Ave. & Brigantine Blvd.

Resorts ••• Rodney Carrington July 17 at 8 p.m. tickets: $55-$65 1133 Boardwalk


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