LBI is Alive: March Events on Long Beach Island

LBI is Alive: March Events on Long Beach Island

 

Although the season has not officially began here on Long Beach Island, there is still an abundance of activities to take part in! LBI is a wonderful place to call home year round because there is always something occurring for all ages! Thought LBI was asleep during the winter? No way! Take a look at the some things to do in March here on lovely LBI.

 

10th Annual Prom Dress Drive

Date: Feb 12- April 12

Location: Ocean County Library

The Ocean County Library will be accepting donations of new, clean and gently used teen prom dresses, party dresses, evening gowns and tuxedos. The drive will provide formal attire to middle and high school students free of charge, for their school’s formal events. Last year more than 700 prom dresses were distributed during the giveaway! What a great way to make some young students day! The drive runs from February 12th – April 12th and donations can be dropped off at any Ocean County Library Location. –Surf City’s Branch is located at 217 S Central Ave, Surf City, NJ 08008

 

Drop In Ceramics Class at the LBIF

Dates: Every Saturday 10am-4pm

Location: Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts & Sciences

120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies

Come enjoy an open studio for ceramics and Fire Me Up! Those interested in ceramics can drop by at any level and learn the basics or build onto your previous experience. You can paint a ceramic piece of your choosing – there are mugs, bowls, plates, picture frames and more! Saturdays are perfect for a day out with the family, trying something new with a friend and expanding your interest in the arts! Stop in at any time!

 

7th Annual March Madness Foul Shooting Contest

Date: March 3 9am-12pm

Location: St. Francis Community Center Gym

4700 Long Beach Blvd, Brant Beach

The Foul Shooting Contest is open to grades Kindergarten through High School and adults. Registration is required. You can pick up Registration Forms at the Community Center Front Desk or on-line at stfranciscenterlbi.org. All registration forms need to be returned to Mike Thompson at St. Francis Community Center. Registration will be open on the morning of the event and the cost is $3.00. All participants must be registered in order to participate. Fun activity to get the kids out of the house. Winners will get new outdoor basketballs!

 

Science Saturdays at the LBIF

Date: Every Saturday 11am-12:30pm

Location: Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts & Sciences

120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies

Science Saturdays are perfect for the science geek inside of you. The LBIF partners with local experts to tackle todays’ most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are structured to be interactive and informative (and sometimes hands-on) presentations in an informal atmosphere. Fee is $5.00

 

Make Your Own Stained Glass Window

Date: Monday’s 10am-5pm (Call for Appointment)

Location: Swell Colors Glass Studio & Gallery

1715 Long Beach Blvd. Surf City

Go and make your own stained glass window and take it home with you all in one day! You will learn safety, design, cutting, grinding, foiling, burnishing, soldering, patina, and polishing. Pieces come out beautiful!

 

2nd Annual Flower & Arts Show

Date: March 31 -April 14

Location: Artifacts & Company

100 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven

Opening reception will be held on March 31st from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Call (609) 661-1586 for Artist information.

 

Job Fair

Date: March 31  10am-3pm

Location: Surf City Yacht Club

399 N. 9th St. Surf City

This is a great local job fair for anyone looking for summer work. Get hired right on the spot! Businesses that will be there include: Shore Fire Grill, Sea Shell Resort, Home Depot, California Grill, Blue Water Café, Fantasy Island, Ron Jon, Surf City 5 & 10, Shore Good Donuts, How You Brewin, Tuckers, Daddy-O, Poppy’s, Chicken or the Egg, B&B, Giglio Awning & More!

 

Meet the Easter Bunny!

Date: March 31  1-3pm

Location: Bay Village

Come meet the Easter Bunny at Bay Village and Schooners Wharf on 9th & the Bay! Many of the shops will be open for your enjoyment, to browse all their new merchandise.

 

Tea with the Easter Bunny & Friends

Date: March 31  4:00pm

Location: Show Place Ice Cream Parlor

204 Centre Street, Beach Haven

Go and enjoy Tea and Sweets with the Easter Bunny and his friends! Tickets are $15

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