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A SHAKING, BOUNCING, OOH-LA-LA WEEKEND

Grace and the Nocturnals bring a bit of ooh-la-la to the Basie tonight. Bar Bounce bops into Red Bank for Hurricane Sandy relief Saturday. (Click to enlarge)

Friday, February 22

RED BANK: Two River Theater continues its presentation of August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running,” with performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range from $24 to $42 and are available online. 21 Bridge Avenue.

RED BANK: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, whose songs have been featured in popular television shows over the years such as Grey’s Anatomy and One Tree Hill, bring their blues, folk, and alternative rock sounds to the Count Basie Theatre at 8 p.m. for a set of tunes off their new album, The Lion The Beast The Beat. Tickets are $29.50, $34.50, and $39.50. 99 Monmouth Street.

RED BANK: Time for more Reckless Steamy Nights at the Woman’s Club of Red Bank, presented by the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation. Contemporary jazz guitarist Andy Rothstein will play from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. with all proceeds of the $10 donations going toward the scholarship programs of the JSJBF and the Woman’s Club. 164 Broad Street.

Saturday, February 23

RED BANK: For a $25 registration fee, Red Bank visitors can enjoy six hours of all the downtown bar scene has to offer. Presented by Red Bank RiverCenter, this first annual Bar Bounce doubles as a fundraiser for communities still suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Registration is between noon and 2 p.m. at Jamian’s (79 Monmouth Street), Taste (at the Galleria, Bridge Avenue) or the Globe Hotel (20 East Front Street). The fee includes a Bar Bounce T-shirt, mug and access to the participating pubs. Proceeds go to Sea Bright Rising, Hope for Highlands and RebuildRecover. Twelve locations.

MIDDLETOWN: The main library will host poet and Brookdale faculty member Laura McCullough at 2 p.m. as she reads from her most recent volume, Rigger Death & Hoist Another. Free to the public. 55 New Monmouth Road.

RED BANK: The River Read series, rescheduled from February 9, will host poets Gail Fishman Gerwin and Donna Baier Stein as well as the usual open mic portion in this free monthly event at the public library at 2:30 p.m. 84 West Front Street.

RED BANK: Sonny Kenn returns to the shore for a rock set at the Walt Street Pub at 8 p.m. 180 Monmouth Street.

Sunday, February 24

PORT MONMOUTH: Bayshore Waterfront Park hosts this outdoor event at 1 p.m. in which participants can review and re-discover all the creatures and critters that were found during the summer seining programs along Sandy Hook Bay in 2012. 719 Port Monmouth Road.

MIDDLETOWN: The public library hosts native author Julie Milillo in a 2 p.m. reading from her November release Immortal Sin, a compelling story about self-discovery and acceptance, family, strength, love and morals. A discussion and signing session will follow. 55 New Monmouth Road.

RED BANK: Red Bank native Joe Muccioli and the 17-member Red Bank Jazz Orchestra return to Count Basie for the first in a new series of concerts. Trombonist Wycliffe Jordan joins them at 4 p.m. Tickets are $25, $35, and $55. 99 Monmouth Street.

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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.