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WEEKEND: ELIVII, DANCE, QUILTS, MOSAICS…

Dance majors in RBR’s Visual and Performing Arts program present ‘A Blast from the Past,’ 23 dances choreographed to the music of the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna and more. (Click to enlarge)

Friday, January 18

FAIR HAVEN: Fair Haven’s Raven and the Peach is the setting for a special fundraiser dedicated to the animal adoption charity Project Animal Worldwide (PAW), with light fare, desserts, gift basket auctions, jewelry bar and a tasting presented in the restaurant’s wine cellar from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $30, with the wine tasting for an additional $15. Call 732-979-6499 to reserve. 740 River Road.

RED BANK: The Elvii return, for the ninth annual edition of what’s become an unshakably shakin’ Basie tradition, Elvis’ Birthday Bash. Soaps actor Scot Bruce (as the younger Elvis) and award winning Mike Albert (as the Vegassy jumpsuit Elvis) team up once again for a Count Basie two-fer at 8 p.m. Tickets are $19.50, $29.50, and $39.50. Call 732-842-9000 to reserve. 99 Monmouth Street.

RED BANK: Gallery U hosts the latest in a series of monthly spoken-word reading events at its Broad Street location — this one featuring the work of Tony Ciavolella, Dawn Ciccone, Joan Gavornik and Gallery U’s own Robert Langdon from 8 to 10 p.m. Light refreshments served. 80 Broad Street.

Saturday, January 19

SHREWSBURY: The Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library in Shrewsbury hosts “Happy Hour: Creating Happiness Every Hour of Your Life” at 10 a.m. Certified Professional Leadership Coach Erica Loren leads a free presentation on how ‘Happiness is an inside job and how we go about it can reveal such awesomeness that only you can create.’ 1001 Route 35 North.

SHREWSBURY: The Monmouth County Library’s Eastern Branch invites kids of all ages to “come to the library in comfy clothes, bring your blanket, pillow and favorite stuffed friend” as you snuggle in and read together, with all invited to drop in between 11am and 1pm for Family Fun Winter Reading Wonderland. 1001 Route 35 North.

RED BANK: The Avice Noblett Children’s Room at Red Bank Public Library invites kids ages 5 and older to learn about contemporary artist, painter, and quilter Faith Ringgold and create their own masterpieces in her style at 2 p.m. Registration is required for this free program. 84 West Front Street.

LITTLE SILVER: The students of the Visual and Performing Arts Academy at Red Bank Regional High School present ‘A Blast from the Past’ at 2 p.m., with 23 dances choreographed to the music of the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna and more. Tickets ($10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors) are available at the door. 101 Ridge Road.

LINCROFT: The Monmouth Museum hosts the 34th annual Juried Exhibition, a showcase of regional talent in all genres and media. Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibit continues during regular gallery hours through March 3. Tickets are $7 (MCAC members as well as BCC staff and students are free). 765 Newman Springs Road.

RED BANK: Red Bank’s Monmouth Conservatory of Music hosts a special program of solo selections by some of MCM’s top piano, flute and violin students, as well as a performance by the Student Orchestra at 4 p.m. There is a $20 suggested donation (MCM students and under those under the age of 18 are free). 50 White Street.

RED BANK: The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra returns to Red Bank (with Jaques Lacombe at the podium, and guest trumpeter Garth Greenup) for an 8 p.m. program spotlighting Beethoven’s lyrical Pastoral Symphony, as well as signature works by Haydn and Brahms. Tickets ($20, $55, $76) available by calling 1-800-ALLEGRO or visiting njsymphony.org. 99 Monmouth Street.

Sunday, January 13

LITTLE SILVER: Sickles Market hosts Nancy Aufiero in an 11 a.m. demonstration of the steps and techniques to creating a mosaic stepping stone, a unique piece of garden art that is beautiful and functional. Space is limited and advance registration plus $25 admission is required. 1 Harrison Avenue.

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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.