What to Do and What to Know in Boro, Beach During Labor Day Weekend
What's fun, what's closed and more
Here are some fun things to do in Point Beach area and beyond and some useful things to know during Labor Day weekend.
And Jenkinson's rides will still be open next week, which may be good news for local kids since Borough schools don't open until Thursday and Beach schools don't open until Wed.
While you're out driving around this weekend, get your car washed for a good cause.
Matthew Drew, 15, who will be entering Point Pleasant Borough High School as a sophomore next week, is working towards his Eagle Scout status, but he needs the community's help. He is running a car wash from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Sun., Monday and on Sept. 9 at the Point Pleasant Beach Fire Co. # 2, 614 Laurel Ave.
Revenue will help pay for parking lot lights at the fire house. Matthew's dad, Mark Drew, is a longtime member, and former chief, of the volunteer fire department.
The Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the NJ Transit station on Arnold Avenue in Point Beach. Local farm markets are again offering fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, tea and more.
Also on Sunday, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4715, 603 St. Louis Avenue, Point Beach, will hold a breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. It's all-you-can-eat for $9 per person. A "make your own waffles" menu choice is new this month.
For parents who will be home with children on Tuesday, there's still the question of what to do to keep kids busy in those last days before school starts. For the little ones, check out a pirate show at Riverfront Park.
If you want to try a different beach you haven't been to yet, this weekend is your last chance at most beaches if you want to have working bathrooms and watchful lifeguards. Check out our Jersey Shore beach guide.
If you love the idea of a moonlit hike in Ocean County's most beautiful, natural beach, check out this story about just such an evening planned for tonight at Island Beach state park and lots of other offerings at the park and in and around Berkeley this weekend.
For more information about nightlife this weekend in and around the Shore area, click here.
For more ideas about where to go and what to see in the Shore region, click here for a story about the latest show at the Surflight Theatre on Long Beach Island, a boat race, a wine festival, concerts, nightlife and more.
And in between the fun, keep in mind that if you have mail that needs speedy delivery, get it mailed by Saturday since post offices are all closed on Labor Day.
Borough Halls in both the Borough and the Beach are closed on Labor Day.
There will be collection of trash and recycling in Point Beach on Labor Day. For more information about the collection schedule, see the municipal website.
In Point Borough, there will be no trash or recycling collection on Labor Day. Collection of trash and recycling collection scheduled for Monday and afterwards next week will be done one day later. For more information, see the municipal website.
All branches of the Ocean County library are closed on Labor Day.