I would like to inform you about some upcoming events in our great town. The first one is a movie night being held by the Youth and Rec. Committee headed up by Councilman Ed Seaman. This movie under the stars will be held on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Lake Horicon. The movie will be "The Lorax." Admittance is free. There will be hot dogs, popcorn and drinks being sold for a $1 each. So, bring you beach chairs, blankets and family to the movies.
On Oct. 13, there will be two events going on in Lakehurst; the first one is The Lakehurst Historical Society Flea Market. The Flea Market will be held at the Community Center on Center St. from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Historical Society runs our museum in town. The museum is housed in the Old St. John’s Church, which happens to be the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Ocean County.
Also on Oct. 13, The Lakehurst Revitalization Committee will hold a Fall Festival at Lake Horicon. A can food donation is the only cost per child to participate in this great event. There will be games, contests and a hay ride to a pumpkin patch. This event will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. Many of the Farmers Market Vendors will also be onsite for the Festival. The rain date for the Festival is Oct. 14.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, the Fleet Reserve will hold their 2nd annual John Leitner Memorial Cancer Walk. Check in is at 10 a.m. at the Fleet at 204 Union Ave. there is a $25 per adult sponsorship fee, children 6 – 10 years old are $5 and 5 years and under are free. Your sponsorship includes coffee, bagels and juice and a Cancer Walk T-Shirt. Also included is a BBQ after the walk with hamburgers, hot dogs, salads and soda. There will even be door prizes.
All walkers must be pre – registered no later than Thursday, Oct. 11. To register call the Fleet at 732-657-7575 or Janice Engel at 732-691-7623 or Joe Leo at 732-300-3518. All proceeds will be going to Ocean of Love for Children with Cancer.
School is open folks, so please be careful when driving around town. Let’s all put those cell phones down and pay attention to the road and the children that are walking to and from school.
God Bless American, God Bless Lakehurst and God Bless our Troops,