RED BANK: BOYS, THEIR MOMS & LOCAL HEROES

rb k9 020415 2Coming off the success of its first Father-Daughter Dance in February, the Red Bank parks & rec department plans to hold a mother-son event around the theme of “local heroes,” says director Charlie Hoffmann(Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

Tailored for boys from kindergarten through fifth grade, the event will feature an appearance by borough Patrolman Stan Balmer and the police department K-9, Hunter, above, as well as a firefighter, an athlete and a member of the armed forces.

The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the Senior Citizens Center on Shrewsbury Avenue. Brunch is included in the $20-per-pair ticket price. For more information, call parks & rec at 732-530-2782.