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February 2018 Events

February 1, 2018

02/01/2018 - 02/28/2018 - Operation Gratitude:
All Day
In appreciation for Pastor Carol Petersen's 20 years of service to Grace Lutheran Church and the Mendham Community, the people of Grace are partnering with Operation Gratitude to collect items for active military, their
families, veterans, and first responders. Pastor Carol's sons are both active 
duty in the Armed Forces. Operation Gratitude sends 250,000+ packages to those in need. We are also collecting letters of gratitude, thanking those who serve to keep us safe. The church is open to drop off donations on Tuesdays from 10am-2pm, Wednesdays from 6:30pm-9:00pm, and Sundays from 8am-12pm. We will be collecting until 2/25/18. Please visit www.operationgratitude for the Wish List items, or www.gracemendham.org to learn more about Grace. Grace Lutheran Church, 65 East Main Street, Mendham, NJ

February 3, 2018

02/03/2018 - Biker Bingo hosted by Bucks County HOG:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Try your luck at Biker BINGO. Four Corners, Full House Bingo Pattern, Outside Edge Pattern and the more you game cards you play increases your chances to win. The fun begins at 12:00 noon sharp. 2nd floor community room. Lunch will also be served. All proceeds benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association. Brian’s Harley-Davidson, 600 S Flowers Mill Rd, Langhorne, PA

02/03/2018 - NJ Run For The Fallen Winter Benefit:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fundraiser to benefit The NJ Run For The Fallen. 100% of the proceeds will be used to cover the essential expenses of the 5 days of the Run in September 2018 including RV rentals, hotel rooms for the Team and Gold Star Families and essential supplies and event shirts. The Benefit will include Buffet Dinner, Party Band, Raffle and a 50/50. A special room rate is available to anyone wishing to stay overnight at the Bolero - call 609-522-6926 for reservations. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 walk-in, $10 children under 16. Any questions please call 908-387- HERO (4376). Tickets: https://form.jotform.com/73046251384959
Bolero
Resort, 3320 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood, NJ

02/03/2018 - Veteran’s Benefit Dinner:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$40 per person includes: All you can drink beer Cash bar for other alcohol Full buffet with dessert (menu to be posted soon) DJ 50/50 raffle Chinese Auction 

February 4, 2018

02/04/2018 - William J Hocking Sons of the American Legion Squadron 91:
12:00 am
Support Post 91 as plans are underway to celebrate their 90th anniversary this Spring......Pls call 973-366-2458 for tickets/info or ask at the Club Bar......
William J Hocking Sons of the American Legion Squadron 91, 99 N Main
St, Wharton, NJ

02/04/2018 - Super Bowl Watch Party:
6:00 pm
Watch with us... 7C Lounge is offering the best package around with prizes and give aways throughout the entire game!
Phila FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Rd, Philadelphia, PA

February 8, 2018

02/08/2018 - 50th Annual Four Chaplains Awards Banquet -75th Anniv of Sinking:
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On Feb. 8th, we will honor LT Surgeon General Nadja West, US Army as our Gold Medallion recipient for the 50th Annual Awards Banquet. Also recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Dorchester and the 70th Anniversary of the US Postal Stamp.
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill, 1 Dock St, Philadelphia, PA

February 10, 2018

02/10/2018 - 2018 Valentine’s Dinner and Comedy Show:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ginger Ninja Productions is returning to the American Legion Post 493 this Valentine’s weekend for the 3rd annual dinner and comedy night, brought to you by the Ladies’ Auxiliary and SAL! Headlining this show is Davin, whose credits include Comedy Central, I Heart Radio and his nationally syndicated radio show, “Davin’s Den.” He has also had the pleasure of entertaining the troops overseas! Also appearing on this show are Sean Morton (The Borgata Atlantic City, Friars Club) and your host Natty Bumpercar (Broadway Comedy Club, Greenwich Village Comedy Club). This event is being held SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH at the Mystic Island American Legion Post 493, located at 420 Radio Rd. in Little Egg Harbor, NJ. Chicken Parmesan dinner will be served from 5-7, with the show starting at 8PM. Admission is $10 for dinner only, $20 for the show only, or a great $25 deal for dinner and the show! For tickets and info, contact the post by calling 609-296-9771. This is a very popular event, so get your tickets soon!
American Legion Post 493, 420 Radio Rd., Little Egg Harbor, NJ

02/10/2018 - Puppies & Patriots:
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Welcome to the 3rd Annual Puppies & Patriots fundraiser! Team Foster hosts this annual fundraiser to provide service dogs to veterans. It's the ultimate trifecta: veterans, puppies and beer! Featured is our world famous PUPPY KISSING BOOTH. With the help of our partners, Susquehanna Service Dogs, all seven of the Team Foster Heroes Litter will be in attendance. At just 8 weeks old, there will be plenty of puppy cuddles and puppy kisses to share! Also included is one hour of COMPLIMENTARY drinks from 5:30-6:30pm, then drink specials for the rest of the night. Tickets are $25 at the door. Cash or credit accepted. Come out, support a great cause and have a great time. Team Foster is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in honor of Captain Erick Foster and dedicated to ensuring there is No Hero Left Behind. All money raised goes to fund service dogs for local veterans. Learn more: TeamFoster.org
Field House, 1150 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA

02/10/2018 - Valentines Oldies Dinner Dance:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Come on out for a great night celebrating the oldies with your sweetheart ! Great Food, Great Music, Chinese Auction, 50/50, Door Prize and more ! Tickets available at the Legion. $20 per person or $30 per couple (in advance)
Hall / Meeting Venue – American Legion, 1532 Martin Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ

02/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 - Squadron 310 Valentine's Pary Fundraiser:
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
As any organization does, the Sons depend on donations to keep their programs running. They donate countless hours to the Veterans and children. They have sponsored many events throughout the State and community, which focuses on the well-being of Veterans and children. The Sons need your help to make this event successful either by attending or making a monetary donation. The donation price for attending is $20.00 dollars, ADVANCE ticket sales only, which includes a pasta dinner, beer, wine and a rose for the ladies. In addition, DJ Jack Jam will be playing some great music for us to enjoy. Hope to see you there.
American Legion Post 310 Little Ferry, NJ, 100 Liberty St, Little Ferry, NJ

February 11, 2018

02/11/2018 - 2nd Annual Vendor Bash at the FOP:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
It may be cold outside but it will certainly be HOT in here! Come out and shop 50+ of the hottest vendors and craftspeople in this area! Grab that last minute Valentine's Day gift for your honey or yourself. Short on cash? No Worries, BRING WITH YOU your old, broke, used or unwanted GOLD/SILVER/PLATNIUM Jewelry/flatware/coins because the GOLD PARTY BUYER will be here from 11a-2p paying TOP DOLLAR (CASH) for your items! Enjoy music, food, raffes and much more! Don't forget to stop in the 7C Lounge by yourself or with your friends to relax, grab a drink and a bite to eat. A true "Sunday Funday" for all! *** A portion of these proceeds will go to the 8th Police District Advisory Council (P.D.A.C.) to fund free community events they host in the 8th District throughout the year.
*** Phila FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Rd, Philadelphia, PA

February 12, 2018

02/12/2018 - Lincoln Birthday Celebration Parade and Ceremonies:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Philadelphia, Penna.: Monday, February 12, 2018 Annual Lincoln Birthday Celebration Parade and Ceremonies, sponsored by the Union League of Philadelphia. Civil War military units, civilians, and heritage groups are welcome and encouraged to march in the parade through Philadelphia to Independence Hall to honor President Lincoln on his birthday. Participants will gather at the Union League, 140 S. Broad St. by 10am. Convenient FREE parking available for participants near the Union League, but arrival must be prior to 10:00am. RSVP required. Pick up a ticket at the Sansom St. garage; proceed to next intersection, cross 15th St and park in garage on the right. Color Guards, Firing Party, music, and wreaths are appreciated. There will be a complimentary lunch for the participants at 12 noon. After the parade ALL are invited to return to the Union League via coach for refreshments and entertainment in the historic League House. To register: Contact: Dr. Andy Waskie. 215-204-5452 or awaskie@temple.edu
Union League, 210 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

February 13, 2018

02/13/2018 - Woodbury Heights Fire Department Rose Sale:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mark your calendar for the 2018 Woodbury Heights Volunteer Fire Department Rose Sale!!!! Come buy some beautiful roses for your loved one or significant other : ) Costs: 1 Dozen of Red Roses are $30.00 2 Dozen of Colored Roses are $30.00 Dates & Times: 2/13/18 from 8 am - 8 pm 2/14/18 from 8 am till we sell-out Location: Behind Mr. Tire on route 45
Woodbury Heights Fire Department, 534 Elm Ave, Woodbury Heights, NJ

February 14, 2018

02/14/2018 - Woodbury Heights Fire Department Rose Sale:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mark your calendar for the 2018 Woodbury Heights Volunteer Fire Department Rose Sale!!!! Come buy some beautiful roses for your loved one or significant other : ) Costs: 1 Dozen of Red Roses are $30.00 2 Dozen of Colored Roses are $30.00 Dates & Times: 2/13/18 from 8 am - 8 pm 2/14/18 from 8 am till we sell-out Location: Behind Mr. Tire on route 45
Woodbury Heights Fire Department, 534 Elm Ave, Woodbury Heights, NJ

February 17, 2018

02/17/2018 - BEEF & BEER Fundraiser:
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
BEEF & BEER Fundraiser! Sat. 2/17/18 5-11pm. $20 advanced, $25 at the door. Keg beer (until they float!) and AllU-Can-Eat Beef dinner! (different choices of beef dinners will be available). Dinner at 5PM, Live Music by The Matt Thal Band at 7PM. Canteen will be open all evening. $5 50-50 tickets being sold now and will go off at the event! Sponsored by S.A.L. Squadron 455 benefiting veterans and a local family. For event and/or 50/50 tickets, call Commander Dickson (609) 920-4249 or Rob Lasky (609) 273-1409 or email:
salcommander@alpost455nj.org.
McKaig-Test-Mullen American Legion Post 455, 2 Meadowbrook Ln, New
Egypt, NJ

February 18, 2018

02/18/2018 - ALR 174 9th Annual Chili Cook Off & Bike Cruise-In:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come on out to the ALR 174 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Bike Cruise In $10. Donation includes Tasting & Beverages Sunday, Feb. 18th, 1-5pm
American Legion Riders Post 174, 55 Mountain View Blvd, Wayne, NJ

February 19, 2018

02/19/2018 - Black History Month Special Program:
6:00 pm
Monday, February 19, 2018 at 6pm ALL Welcome! Black History Month Special Program Title: Encouraging Diversity in the National Guard Whether conscious or unconscious, gender microaggressions affect judgments, access, and culture. If left unchecked microaggressions can hinder equity perspectives, diversity, civility and perceptions of self-worth. This engaging presentation provides participants with a framework for a critical analysis of microaggressions that fosters a deeper understanding of our diverse nation’s need for tools to promote positive connections. Our Guest speaker will be Dr. Carvalho-Grevious. She is the State Equal Employment Manager for the Pennsylvania National Guard, where she serves as the principal advisor to the Adjutant General and manages the Equal Opportunity Programs. She is an experienced EEO mediator and licensed social worker. She earned her doctorate in Social Work, Master of Social Science (MSW equivalent) and Master of Law and Social Policy degrees from Bryn Mawr College. In addition, she received her Master of Education degree from Boston University and B.A. degree (in Psychology) from La Salle University. Dress Code: Business Attire
Union League, 210 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

February 24, 2018

02/24/2018 - Comedy Show Nam Knights:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
COST IS $25 PP IN ADVANCE OR $30PP @ THE DOOR PRICE INCLUDES, THE COMEDY SHOW WITH 5 COMEDIANS , Roast Beef, Chicken Marcella , Baked Ziti , Salads & Desert, Draft Beverages Included CASH BAR!!!! PROCEEDS BENEFIT OUR S.J. VETERANS TICKETS
CALL: CLAY-856-725-3304
Pilgrim-609-458-6190
CROW-908-902-7675


02/24/2018 - The Roaring 20'S Funnies:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MURDER MYSTER/COMEDY SHOW FUNDRAISER DOORS OPEN AT 7PM $25 DONATION INCLUDES LIGHT FAIRE, COFEE.TEA.DESSERT CASH BAR AVAILABLE
VFW 2179 Auxiliary, 1 Veterans Ln, Port Monmouth, NJ


02/24/2018 - Beef & Beers:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Please join us in Benjamin's fight against neuroblastoma. Benjamin “Ben Ben” Graham is an amazing 3 year old superhero who has been fighting harder than his hero Batman for most of his life. We will be serving beef, meatballs, salads desserts and of course beer! There will be a dj, pick-a-prize raffle and 50/50. Tickets will be $25 each. If you are unable to attend please consider donating:
https://helpinghandsawo.org/projects/benjamins-fight-


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