CPC Behavioral Healthcare will hold its annual food tasting, the “Culinary Adventure,” 6 – 9 p.m.on Monday, October 24 at Deal Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $75; $85 for reserved seating, and all proceeds will provide behavioral health services to children, teens and adults in need, as a lifeline in a time of crisis. The tasting will feature a variety of cuisine, gourmet desserts and specialty beverages including wine and beer.
Participants include: The American Hotel, Anna’s Italian Kitchen, Bay Avenue Trattoria, The Cheese Cave, The Chocolate Carousel, Clover Hill Coffee Roasters, Doris & Ed’s, Drew’s Bayshore Bistro, 4 JG’s Orchards & Vineyards, Gaetano’s Restaurant, Gianni’s, Gourmet Barbara;, It’s Greek to Me, The Melting Pot, Neelam Exotic Indian Cuisine, Piccola Italia, The Shipwreck Grill, Shore Point Distributing, Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe, Taste, Teak/Bistro/Zoe’s and Tuzzio’s Italian Cuisine.
For tickets and reservations call CPC’s Development Office, (732) 935-2222.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, 1475 West Front Str., will host the 21st film in its Social Action Film Series at 6 p.m. on Oct. 23.
The Quantum Activist tells the story of Dr. Amit Goswami, Ph.D, a pioneer of this revolutionary new perspective within science, and shares his vision of the unlimited potential of consciousness .Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For information call (732) 284-6312.
The last of a series of film noir classics will be presented Monday, Oct. 17 at the Middletown Township Public Library.
The four-part series, entitled “Dangerous Dames and the Guys Who Loved Them,” is hosted by former Asbury Park Press writer Victor Zak. The final film is The Postman Always Rings Twice, starring Lana Turner and John Garfield. The presentation, free and open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. and Zak will provide commentary and insights on the film and also address audience questions.
Middletown veterans are invited to a Veterans Health Outreach to learn more about their eligibility for medical benefits. The event, hosted by the Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee, will be held 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oct. 22 at American Legion Post 338, Route 36, Leonardo. Veterans Administration personnel will be in attendance to answer questions pertaining to health needs and to assist veterans in applying for medical benefits. Refreshments will be served.
The West Side Community Group will host a Candidate’s Night 7 – 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the first floor community room of River Street Commons, 49 Catherine St. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions. All candidates running for borough council have been invited. For more information, call Amy Goldsmith (732) 747-0306 or Joyce Williams (732) 741-3715.
The Navesink Garden Club named the winners of its annual “A Random Sighting of Beauty” award. Red Bank residents Jennifer Conine, Ted Wojtech & Claire Lonegan, Marion Phillips, Ken Tumia and Debra Mark will be honored at the Nov. 9 Borough Council meeting for their efforts in beautifying their properties.
The Navesink Garden Club’s next meeting takes place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at The Atrium, 40 Riverside Avenue. Leslie Dempsey will humorously tell about how to care for houseplants. This will include adjusting from outside to inside needs of winter bloomers and great holiday tips. Bring in your plants for diagnosis and help.