About Town

August 9, 2013


The Shrewsbury Chorale, conducted by Anthony LaGruth, will hold its 2013 Summer Sing at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20.

The Summer Sing is an informal event where the group sings a major work for the sheer joy of singing together. All singers are invited to join with the chorale as members work – in English – through Brahms’ German Requiem.

The event will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, 1475 W. Front St.

Scores will be provided. A $10 donation is requested. For more information, call 732-513-8413 or visit www.shrewsburychorale.org.



The Oceanport First Aid Squad will be hosting the Cole Bros. Circus from Monday through Thursday, Aug. 19-22, in the parking lot at Monmouth Park on Oceanport and Port-Au-Peck avenues.

Performances will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day.

Free tickets for children 12 and younger are available at www.GoToTheCircus.com. Adult general admission is $16 when purchased in advance through Friday, Aug. 16, and can be upgraded to reserved seating for another $4 or to VIP seating for an additional $7.

Tickets are also available in advance at the Rumson Fair Haven Bank & Trust, 251 East Main St., by calling 1-888-332-5200 or by visiting GoToTheCircus.com.


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The Kortney Rose Foun­dation is holding its annual Kortney’s Challenge 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at Monmouth Park.

The event brings the community out to support pediatric brain tumor research and gets everyone moving for a great cause.

The flat 2-mile course caters to children of any age, beginning runners, advanced runners who want to improve their short-distance time and walkers. The top three boys and girls, ages 12 and under, and top three men and women, ages 13 and older, will receive a trophy.

Following the race will be a special Kortney Rose Foundation Day at the Races, in conjunction with the Oceanport Policeman’s Bene­vo­lent Association Scholar­ship Fund. It will be held in the picnic area at Monmouth Park.

Tickets are $20 for Kortney’s Challenge participants and $25 for nonparticipants, and free for children under age 12. Tickets entitle the holder entry into the picnic area, food and beverages, a race program and full day of horseracing. Additional information is available at www.the kortneyrosefoundation.org.



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