Barnegat Light, New Jersey

2009

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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April 18th – Saturday:

 

Annual Spaghetti Dinner- 

Two seatings- 5:00 & 6:30PM, St. Peter’s Parish House- West 7th Street, $8.00- adults & $5.00-children under 10, 494-0244

 

May 9th – Saturday:

 

Barnegat Light Taxpayers’ Association Membership Meeting- $$$

9:30AM, at the First Aid Building, 10th & Central, 361-1714

 

May 16th – Saturday:

 

Town Wide Garage Sale-    

8:00AM At the residents’ homes, directory available in the Borough Hall & Post Office after May 8th, rain date Sunday May 17th, 494-9196

Flower & Plant Sale-

9:00AM-2:00PM, St. Peter’s Parish House- West 7th Street, orders can be taken ahead of time, 494-0244

 

May 23rd – Saturday:

 

Barnegat Light Fire Company Annual Auction-  

5:30PM viewing, auction starts at 6:30PM, at the Firehouse- 10th & Central Ave., $5.00 entrance fee, cash bar & free appetizers, a great selection of varied items & prices, 494-1280

First Annual Memorial Commemorative Mass- 

4:30PM St. Peter’s at the Light- West 7th Street, 494-5048

 

May 24th – Sunday:

 

Viking Village Art & Craft Show- 

10:00AM4:30PM, 19th & Bayview, local artists showing & selling their work, refreshments available, 361-7008

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony-

6:30PM line-up (behind old Borough Hall- West 10th St.), 7:00PM, the parade begins at West 11th St. & concludes at the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park.  Ocean County Emerald Society Bagpipe Band will be featured.  In case of rain, there will be a concert in the Firehouse Social Hall, 494-9196

 

June 5th – Friday:

Bonfire-š

7:00PM - 9:00PM at the Lighthouse State Park, sponsored by Ocean County Parks.  Anthony Pileggi will be performing.  Bring your own chairs and/or blankets. For information and registration call 971-3085

 

June 6th – Saturday:

 

Zion Lutheran Church Bazaar-             

9:00AM – 1:00PM, Parish Hall- 18th & Central Ave., 494-8687

Barnegat Light Taxpayers’ Association “Beach Clean-Up”-

9:00AM, meet at the Borough Hall, 10 East 7th Street, 361-1714

 

June 20th – Saturday:

Summer Season Begins- Lifeguards on duty daily from 10:00AM - 5:00PM, beach badges required by all beach goers over the age of 12

Barnegat Light Vol. Fire Dept. Fresh Fish Feast-

4PM – 8PM, 10th St. & Central, take-outs available, 494-1280

 

June 20th & 21st – Saturday & Sunday:

 

Skim Boarding Contest-

8:00AM until 5:00PM on the beach at 9th Street.  This contest is open to both professionals and amateurs.  Beach Badges are required for all participants and spectators.   For more information contact Surf Shack, 494-4017 or Mary Miller at Freedom Surf Shop, 494-6554

 

 

June 21st – Sunday:

 

Valley Forge Men & Boys Choir Evensong Service- 

4:00PM, St. Peter’s Church- West 7th St. & Central Ave., 494-2398                                                                                                                                  

Blessing of the Fleet-          

5:30PM, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 1701 Bayview, Interdenominational Service, a local tradition, 494-9196

 

July 5th – Sunday:

Independence Day Parade, Awards Ceremony & Concert- 

6:30PM- assemble at East 16th Street, parade begins at 7:00PM, this year’s theme will be announced, awards & concert (Cinnaminson Liberty Band) following the parade at the bay dock area- between 9th & 10th Street.  In case of rain the concert will be held in the Firehouse Social Hall- 10th & Central, 494-9196

 

Tuesdays in July:

 

St. Peter’s at the Light Open House- 

10:00AM12:00 Noon - Please come & visit their beautiful, restored church, 7th & Central, 494-2398

 

Fridays- beginning July 3rd through August 28th:

Viking Village Dock Tours- 

10:00AM- 19th & Bayview.  Come see how this historic dock operates.  To make reservations, please call the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce, 494-7211 

 

July 9th – Thursday:

 

Sand Sculpting Contest-                

2:00PM, 25th Street Ocean Beach, fun for the entire family, amateurs only, ribbons awarded, rain date Friday July 10th, 494-9196

 

July 11th – Saturday:

 

Zion Lutheran Church Summer Bazaar-          

9:00AM – 1:00PM, Parish Hall- 18th & Central Ave., 494-8676

Barnegat Light Taxpayers’ Association General Meeting/Meet & Greet-$$$

10:00AM, at the First Aid Building, West 10th Street- Picnic to follow in the lot behind the First Aid Building, 361-1714

 

July 16h – Thursday:

Children’s Field Event-

9:30AM- Registration, events begin at 10:00AM.  Fun & games on the 24th St. Ocean beach. The events are for children in Kindergarten to Sixth Grade, 494-9196

 

July 23rd – Thursday:

 

Sand Sculpting Contest-                 

2:00PM, 25th Street Ocean Beach, fun for the entire family, amateurs only, ribbons awarded, rain date Friday July 24th, 494-9196

 

July 25th – Saturday:

Barnegat Light Ocean Mile- 

Barnegat Light Beach Patrol Fundraiser, 1-mile ocean swim.   Registration at the 30th Street beach on the day of the race, $25 or pre-registration, forms on-line at lmsports.com, before July 18th, $20. Registration price includes registration, t-shirt and food & drink following the race.  4:30PM – 6:00PM registration & the races will begin at 6:30PM, 290-5918

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesdays in August:

 

St. Peter’s at the Light Open House-

10:00AM12:00 Noon- Please come & visit their beautiful restored church, 7th & Central, 494-2398  

 

Fridays in August:

 

Viking Village Dock Tours- 

10:00AM-Viking Village 19th & Bayview.  Come see how this historic dock operates.  To make reservations, please call the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce, 494-7211 

August 1st – Saturday:

Friends of the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Fine Arts Show- 

10:00AM4:00PM, Lighthouse State Park, artwork will include art, sculpture, painting, photography and more.  Rain date will be Sunday August 2nd, 494-7722

 

August 2nd – Sunday:

Viking Village Art & Craft Show- 

10:00AM4:30PM, 19th & Bayview, local artists showing & selling their work, refreshments available, 361-7008

 

August 6th – Thursday:

 

Sand Sculpting Contest-                

2:00PM, 25th Street Ocean Beach, family fun at the beach, amateurs only, ribbons awarded, rain date Friday August 7th, 494-9196

 

 “The Melton Brothers & Washboard Bill Allman”-

7:30PM, Bay Dock area between 9th & 10th Streets, Swing, Jazz & Blues- come out and dance and have some fun!  Bring your blankets &/or chairs.  If rain, this concert will be held at the Firehouse Social Hall- 10th St. & Central, 494-9196

 

August 7th & 8th   – Friday & Saturday:

 

47th Annual Long Beach Island Lifeguard Races-

Hosted by Surf City, the races will be held in Surf City at the North 5th Street beach & begin at 6:00PM.  August 9th is the rain date.  For more information, call 361-1200

 

August 8th – Saturday:

Zion Lutheran Church Book & Bake Sale-          

9:00AM – 12:00PM, Parish Hall- 18th & Central Ave., 494-8676

 

August 9th – Sunday:

Viking Village Antique & Collectible Show -

9:00AM – 5:00PM, 19th & Bayview, many quality dealers- Furniture, Collectibles, Memorabilia, Victorian, Country, etc., refreshments available, 361-7008

 

August 10th to August 14th: 

Vacation Bible School- Discovery Canyon

10:00AM – 1:30PM, St. Peter’s at the Light, 494-2398

 

August 13th – Thursday:

 

“No Discipline”- 

7:30PM, Bay Dock area between 9th & 10th Streets.  Come enjoy the sounds of reggae music by the bay.  If rain, this concert will be held at the Firehouse Social Hall- 10th St. & Central, 494-9196

 

August 20th – Thursday:

Sand Sculpting Contest-                 

2:00PM, 25th Street Ocean Beach, family fun at the beach, amateurs only, ribbons awarded, rain date Friday August 21st, 494-9196

 “Up and Running”- 

7:30PM, Bay Dock area between 9th & 10th Streets, a Blue Grass concert by the bay, bring your blankets &/or chairs.  If rain, this concert will be held at the Firehouse Social Hall- 10th St. & Central, 494-9196

 

 

August 27th – Thursday:

Dinner Theater-

Sponsored by St. Peter’s at the Light, 5:30PM dinner at the Spray Beach Inn then the show “The Buddy Holly Story” at Surf Light Theater $5o.00 per person, 494-0244 

 

August 29th – Saturday:

 

“Navesink Brass Band” - 

7:30PM, at the bay dock area between 9th & 10th Street, a beautiful setting for this end of season concert. Bring your own blankets &/or chairs.  If rain the concert will be in the Firehouse Social Hall- 10th & Central, 494-9196

 

September 6th – Sunday:

Viking Village Art & Craft Show- 

10:00AM4:30PM, 19th & Bayview, local artists showing & selling their work, refreshments available, 361-7008

 

September 12th – Saturday:

 

Barnegat Light Taxpayers’ Association Membership Meeting- $$$

9:30AM, at the First Aid Building, 10th & Central, 361-1714

 

September 20th – Sunday:

Viking Village Antique & Collectible Show - l

9:00AM – 5:00PM, 19th & Bayview, many quality dealers- Furniture, Collectibles, Memorabilia, Victorian, Country, etc., refreshments available, 361-7008

 

October 10th – Saturday:

Barnegat Light Taxpayers’ Association “Dune Grass Planting”- 

9:00AM, meet at the Borough Hall, 10 East 7th Street, 361-1714

 

October 10th – Saturday:

Zion Lutheran Church Christmas Bazaar-

9:00AM – 1:00PM, at the Parish Hall- West 18th Street, 494-8676

 

October 30th – Saturday:

 

Bonfire & Storytelling-

6:30PM – 8:00PM, Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, sponsored by the Borough of Barnegat Light & Ocean County, there will be a bonfire, storytelling with Robin Moore and a sing-along,  call for more information, 494-9196

 

November 27th– Friday:       

 Santa’s Arrival & Christmas Tree Lighting- 

7:00PM- Santa arrives at the 10th Street Boat Ramp, then proceeds to the Borough Hall via fire truck for the lighting of the “Borough Christmas Tree” and carols.   The evening ends at the First Aid Building for visits with Santa & refreshments with the children, 494-9196

 

November 28th – Saturday:

 

Santa visits Viking Village

1:00PM Santa arrives by Fire truck and will be available for visits and pictures (bring your own camera) until 3:00PM, 361-7008

 

 

Things to Know:

 

Beach Badges-

Beach Badges are required by all persons, 12 and over, who are on the beach.  Badges are required from June 20th until September 7th between the hours of 10:00AM and 5:00PM. 

          Fees:

Season Badges are on sale from mid-November until June 15th at the Pre-Season price of $22, after June 15th the season badge cost is $35.00

Weekly Badges are $20.00 and are good from Saturday to Friday

Daily Badges are $5.00

Senior Badges are $8.00 for any person 65 years or older, they must be purchased by the senior with proof of age

 

Boat Ramp-

The ramp is located at 10th & Bayview

          Fees:

                   Season Pass is $80.00 per vessel (including jet skis)

                   Daily Pass is $12.00 per vessel (including jet skis)

                   Commercial Season Pass is $175.00

 

Tennis Courts- 

The tennis courts are public courts and can be used by anyone.  Reservations are recommended, Barnegat Light residents can make reservations two weeks in advance and all others one week in advance.

The courts are open 7:30AM until 8:00PM Monday through Friday and from 7:00AM until 8:00PM on Saturday & Sunday.  During the week Court #1 is available for 1 ½ hour play 7:30AM until 12 Noon (last play beginning at 10:30AM). 

        Fees:

                   Regular fees -$12.00 per hour per court & $18.00 for the 1 ½ hour court

Pass #1 (only available to Barnegat Light residents until June 15th) The cost of this pass is $80.00 for 10 hours of play, a $40.00 savings.  Four passes may be purchased per person. 

Pass #2 (only available to Barnegat Light residents until June 15th) The cost of this pass is $75.00 and is a season pass for one court at a set day and time weekly during the season.  This pass will give you a savings of $45.00.

 

Skate Park-

The Skate Park is open daily from 9:00Am until 8:00PM (or dusk, whichever comes first).  All skaters must have a badge, helmet, elbow pads & kneepads

           Badges:

              Yearly Pass -free to Barnegat Light residents, $20.00 for non-residents

              Weekly Pass - $5.00 and is good for one week from the date  of purchase

                Daily Pass is $3.00 for each day

 

Beach Wheels-

Beach wheels are available to be lent out to any beach patron who is unable to walk to the beach or on the beach.  For more information call the Borough Hall at 494-9196 Monday through Friday between 8:30AM and 3:30PM

Dogs-  

All dogs must be licensed and leashed.  Dogs are allowed on the beach on a leash from October 1st until April 15th

                Dog Park

          The ballfield on West 10th Street is also a Dog Park.  Try it out and meet         other “pups” and their families.  It’s a great place for dogs to run free and      enjoy.  Please be sure to clean-up after your dog.

 

Driveways-  

Driveways need to be designated, you may not use your entire property front as a driveway.  You can designate a minimum of 10 feet and a maximum 0f 20 feet, the remainder of your property front may be used for public street parking

 

Volunteering-  

The First Aid Squad and Fire Company need volunteers- come out and help your neighbors!

 

Memory Benches- 

Benches can be purchased and placed almost anywhere around town- for more information call Borough Hall Monday through Friday between 8:30AM and 3:30PM at 494-9196

 

Museum Hours-

The Barnegat Light Museum is located at 5th & Central.

          Weekends in June & September- 11:00PM – 2:00PM

          Daily in July & August- 11:00PM – 2:00PM

For questions or more information call 494-8578

 

Recycling-

Please pick-up your 2009 recycling schedules with guidelines & required stickers at the Borough Hall. Bulk items are not picked up during the months of July and August.  Items with Freon must have the Freon removed before they will be picked up, call the Borough Hall for more information, Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 3:30PM 494-9196

 

9-1-1

Dial 9-1-1 for any First Aid, Fire or Police emergencies

 

Digging Holes on the Beach-

Digging holes on the beach is extremely dangerous!  Do not dig holes any deeper than your knees and be sure to fill in all holes when finished

Enjoy Your Season!

J

 

 



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