Still revved up from the weekend's parade in Seaside Heights? You've got lots of choices to prolong the leprechaun magic, at St. Patrick's Day events in the Toms River area.
Many of them are fundraisers for nonprofits. So grab some corned beef, and check out our list of what's going on:
March 15: Open Arms is hosting the 18th Annual St. Patty's Day Fundraiser. Corned beef sandwich lunch for $10 includes coleslaw and dessert. Orders of 10 or more can be delivered by volunteers upon request in Toms River and surrounding areas. Otherwise, sandwiches can be picked up at thePresbyterian Church, 1070 Hooper Ave., Toms River (corner of Chestnut & Hooper Ave.) All proceeds benefit CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties (24/7 crisis hotline) and Ocean's Harbor House (youth shelter). For additional info/ordering, call Donna at 609-290-8802.
March 16: Toms River Senior Center's St. Patricks Day Party, noon to 2 p.m. at the senior center, 652 Garfield Avenue. Lunch served and music, entertainment by Gold Medal Entertainment. Tickets are $7. (732) 341-1000 x 8461.
March 17: Toms River Elks Charity Dinner, Special Children's Fund Raiser. Entertainment by "Havin' A Party." Buffet of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, chicken francaise, vegetables, dessert and coffee. Cash bar available. $25 per person. Call Becky 732-240-2711 or Nancy 732-270-6746
March 17: The American Legion, 2025 Church Rd. is hosting a Saint Patrick's Day Dinner Dance from 5-9 p.m. Open to the public. Cost $25.00, includes Corn beef and cabbage, chicken francaise, rye bread, potatoes, dessert, tap beer, soda. Music by "The True Tones" and Shamrock & Thistle Pipes & Drums. Call for tickets: 732-255-9250.