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A WAGGING, PLANTING, ROCKING WEEKEND

Is veganism “like being a nun at an orgy”? “Vegucated,” a documentary screening in Lincroft Sunday, explores that question and others. The Wag, below, is at the Red Bank Public Library Saturday. (Click to enlarge)

Friday, January 25

RED BANK: Aaron Lewis, formerly of Staind, is on tour solo for the first time and will stop at Count Basie for a set of new tunes and old favorites. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.50, $39.50, or $55. 99 Monmouth Street.

RED BANK: Bob Burger, New Jersey singer-songwriter, returns to the Walt Street Pub for an 8 p.m. set. 180 Monmouth Street. 

RUMSON: Pat Roddy, singer-songwriter from Belmar, will be performing a free set at Molly Maguire’s Black Point Inn at 10 p.m. 132 East River Road.

Saturday, January 26

LITTLE SILVER: Sickles Market will host an Advanced Terranium Workshop at 11 a.m. Participants are invited to ‘bring your own container … and learn how to create and care for your very own terrarium.’ The $25 fee includes soil, gravel, moss, and other natural decorations. The plants are not included, but can be purchased at the workshop. Registration and payment are required in advance, as space is limited. Register online here. 1 Harrison Avenue.

LITTLE SILVER: Hosted by the Little Silver Historical Society, local residents are invited to come and build their own 12×18 LEGO model of the town at the Woman’s Club. Register as a family for $25 or cheer on the constructors for free. Register in person at 38 Church Street.

RED BANK: Acoustic Saturdays continue at the Red Bank Public Library with Anton Daub hosting The Wag, a Middletown based pop/rock band as they perform their original work starting at 2 p.m. 84 West Front Street.

RED BANK: “Double Down at the 21 ClubTwo River Theater Company’s annual fundraiser gala, will feature a “night of dancing and dice” with an open bar and finger foods. Doors open at 6, so dress to impress and come ready to play – the $150 ticket includes $50 in play money. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 732-345-1400. 21 Bridge Avenue.

RED BANK: Sonny Kenn, Jersey Shore music man since 1965, returns for his regular slot at the Walt Street Pub at 8 p.m. 180 Monmouth Street.

Sunday, January 27

RED BANK: Pilgrim Baptist Church brings back its annual pre-Superbowl celebration, “Jerseys for Jesus,” at 10:45 a.m. The event will feature the music and performing arts ministries along with special presentations. Participants are invited to wear their favorite team jersey from any sport and all are welcome to attend the community fellowship reception to follow. 172 Shrewsbury Avenue.

RED BANK: The Molly Pitcher Inn will host the “Ladies’ Luncheon on the Navesink,” an event to benefit the Red Bank Regional School District. At 12 p.m., a $50 ticket ($45 for teachers and seniors) will buy access to food, punch, auction baskets, and more. Register with Karen Lloyd via phone (732-450-9725) or email ([email protected]). 88 Riverside Avenue.

LINCROFT: At 5 p.m., the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County‘s Meeting House will host a free screening of “Vegucated,” a documentary that is “part sociological experiment and part adventure comedy.” It follows three meat and dairy lovers from New York as they agree to go vegan for a six-week experiment. A discussion and vegan potluck will follow. 1475 West Front Street.

RED BANK: Grammy-winning Rick Springfield, Australian actor (General Hospital) and singer (“Jessie’s Girl”), comes to the Count Basie for an 8 p.m. show full of favorite hits and new releases from his recent album, “Songs for the End of the World.” Tickets range from $39 to $125 and are available online. 99 Monmouth Street.

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YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...