Looking for ideas on how to spend your weekend? Check out these local events and feel free to post your own in our events calendar or in the comments section below.
1. The Manchester Hawks Youth Football and Cheer will host its first Fun Day at their complex, 2515 Ridgeway Rd., beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. Carnival rides, vendors, games and a petting zoo will be on hand. For more information, call 732-604-9704.
2. In sports action, the Manchester Township High School Hawks football team will take on Lakewood High School for a 1 p.m. away game on Saturday. Manchester is 0-3 so far this season.
3. The Manchester First Aid and Rescue Squad will hold a benefit car wash at its Colonial Drive complex from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cars are $6, SUVs and trucks are $8.
4. Manchester police will collect unneeded prescription medications during Operation Take Back New Jersey on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop off sites can be found here.
5. Chowderfest will take place all weekend in Beach Haven. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Taylor Avenue Ball Field, locals can grab some grub and take in live music. Call 609-494-7211 for more information.