4 from Manchester

April 22, 2010

CONTACT: Joanne Lefand, (732) 657-7600 ext. 4522

                        jlefand@theoceancountylibrary.org

MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO SHOW “DISTRICT 9”

 MANCHESTER – The Manchester branch library will screen the film, “District 9” on Wednesday, May 5, at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:00 pm. See this popular science fiction thriller on a large screen without paying the admission fee of a movie theater!  

 A group of extraterrestrials stranded on Earth in South Africa is relocated from their space ship to an internment camp with less than favorable living conditions. They find a kindred spirit in a government agent who is transformed after being exposed to their biotechnology.

 This R-rated movie is part of the library’s Feature Film Series. Although registration is not required, early arrival is recommended.

 The Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Twp. Call 732-657-7600 for more information or go online to theoceancountylibrary.org.

Manchester Branch Library to Host “Better Balance for Seniors” Workshop

MANCHESTER – Seniors, visit the Manchester library on Tuesday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. to learn how you can overcome balance problems associated with conditions such as arthritis and ear disease that affect many older people.  Ron Hyland, the Fitness Director for Keswick Pines in Whiting will show you simple exercises and techniques that you can use both at home and when you’re out and about, to help you maintain and strengthen your equilibrium.  Mr. Hyland claims that many people are able to rely less on canes and walkers because of these methods.

Please register in advance for this free program by calling (732) 657-7600 or by going online to www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

The Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Twp.

MANCHESTER LIBRARY TO SHOW “SHERLOCK HOLMES”

MANCHESTER – The Manchester branch library will screen the film, “Sherlock Holmes” on Wednesday, May 12, at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:00 p.m. See this popular mystery/adventure on a large screen without paying the admission fee of a movie theater!  

Holmes (Robert Downey, Jr.) must unravel clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic that threatens all of England. Meanwhile, the dauntless detective must contend with Watson (Jude Law) and his new fiancée, plus the deadly embrace of a temptress (Rachel McAdams).

This PG13-rated movie is part of the library’s Feature Film Series. Although registration is not required, early arrival is recommended.

The Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Twp. Call 732-657-7600 for more information or go online to theoceancountylibrary.org.

LEARN ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING AT THE MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY

MANCHESTER – On Saturday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m., find out the essentials of estate planning at the Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library.  Joe Michelini and Greg Surman will show you how a complete estate plan can benefit you and your heirs and how proper planning can avoid needless delays and expenses for everyone involved. In this informative seminar they will discuss wills, powers of attorney, living wills and trusts. Topics covered will include revocable trusts and why joint property ownership is not always in your best interest. The presenters are partners with the law firm, O’Malley, Surman & Michelini which has offices in Lakehurst, Whiting and Brick.

The program is open to the adult public, free of charge. Please go online to www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732.657.7600 to register.

The Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Twp.

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Biker Billy Roars into the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library!

November 5, 2009

NEWS Contact: Scott Rodas, Program Coordinator (732) 349-6200 ext 5912 srodas@theoceancountylibrary.org

Biker Billy Roars into the Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library!

Library favorite, “Biker Billy” is back in Ocean County, with his unique blend of biker wisdom and vegetarian cooking know-how. He will be appearing at the Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library (21 Colonial Dr) on Monday, November 16 at 7pm.

In his latest book, Biker Billy’s Roadhouse Cookbook, America’s Biker Chef takes us on an unprecedented tour de force of roadhouse recipes, history, and memorabilia. Journey along with Biker Billy as he explores more than a dozen famous historic and scenic highways and byways—including Route 66, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Natchez Trace, and the San Juan Skyway—and the great eateries and recipes that line them.

 Discover topnotch but little-known eateries cherished by local riders. From blue-plate specials to grits, from key lime pie to a Colorado red chili fiery enough to carry you a thousand miles, Biker Billy dishes up more than 100 recipes to write home about.

About the Author Bill Hufnagle, aka Biker Billy (www.bikerbilly.com), is the host of a cable cooking show and the author of three previous cookbooks. A vegetarian Harley rider who loves all things hot and spicy, he has been on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America, and National Public Radio, and is a frequent guest at motorcycle rallies nationwide. A syndicated columnist and contributor to numerous motorcycle publications, he lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains north of Asheville, North Carolina.

 For more information, or to register for this program, contact the Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library at (732)657-7600, or visit http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org