Looking for something to do locally this weekend? Check out these nearby events and feel free to contribute your own, either in the comments section below or on our events calendar.
1. A "Kids Don't Float" life jacket box build project sponsored by the New Jersey State Police will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Manchester Volunteer Fire Company headquarters on Commonwealth Boulevard. Materials will be provided.
2. The Music with Friends: Musical Fun for Kids with Autism program will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at of the Ocean County Library. Children ages 6 through 9 and their parents are welcome. More information is available by calling 732-657-7600.
3. The Spring Fling adoption event at the Northern Ocean County Animal Shelter will be held Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the 615 Freemont Ave., Jackson, location. .
4. The Lakehurst Historical Society will be open Sunday from 12 to 3 p.m. House in the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Ocean County on 300 Center St. in Lakehurst, the society houses artifacts from the borough's rich history. A friendly staff is more than willing to provide tours and answer questions. Call 732-657-8864 for more information.
5. The Oceanaires will hold a reception at Ocean County College at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Arts and Community Center. Call 732-255-0500 for more information.