Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Join Monmouth Medical Center, a corporate sponsor of Oceanfest, for one
of the biggest Independence Day Celebrations at the shore! Stop by the
Monmouth Medical Center Center for blood pressure screenings and giveaway.
The Monmouth/Ocean Chapter of Safe Kids will also host a tent with games,
prizes and safety information. The event will include entertainment, food,
crafters, master sand sculpting exhibitions, a giant fireworks display,
free giveaways and more. This event takes place on the promenade in Long
Branch. For more information, visit
Monday, July 11 from 7 to 9 p.m.
During this program, grandparents will have the opportunity to meet with
a prenatal educator and discuss current trends in childbirth and infant
care so they can help support their own children as they become parents.
A tour of The Eisenberg Family Center is included. This program will be
held at Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long
Branch. To register, call 732-923-6992. $40 per person, $50 per couple
2016 JERSEY SHORE UNDY 5000
Saturday, July 16 - On-Site Registration at 7 a.m., Race Start Time at 8 a.m.
Join team Monmouth Medical Center as the Colon Cancer Alliance and local
partners in a 5K fundraising run/walk raise funds for local prevention
efforts, research initiatives and patient support services of colorectal
cancer. Help celebrate and create a supportive community for survivors
of colorectal cancer and their families, caregivers and others impacted
by this disease and encourage people to get screened for colorectal cancer.
Participants are encouraged but not required to draw attention to their
bottoms – and colorectal cancer – by running in their underwear.
This event will take place at the Great Lawn at Pier Village in Long Branch.
Register online at
Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Presented by certified Safe Sitter instructors, this program teaches 11-
to 13-year-olds to be responsible, creative babysitters with special emphasis
on how to handle emergencies. Participants will receive instruction materials,
a program completion certificate and a subscription to Safe Sitter magazine.
The class will end with a graduation ceremony, participants are asked
to bring a mid-morning snack and a lunch. This course will be held at
Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch.
To register, call 732-923-6992. $50 per child.
CHOOSE YOUR COVER: FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS
Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Each year, more new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed than the combined
incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon, according
to the Skin Cancer Foundation. In fact, one in five Americans will develop
skin cancer during the course of their lifetime. In an effort to raise
awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and educate the
public about its signs and symptoms, Monmouth Medical Center will provide
free skin cancer screenings under a tent at Seven President’s Oceanfront
Park in Long Branch. These screenings are sponsored by the Ocean Monmouth
Health Alliance. Free.
PROTECT THE SKIN YOU’RE IN
Wednesday, July 27 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Protect your skin this summer by thinking twice about tanning. Tan skin
is not always sexy and beautiful. It’s dangerous and can lead to
the most common and preventable cancer. Led by Rita McTighe, NP, Oncology
Nurse Navigator from the Leon Hess Cancer Center at the Monmouth Medical
Center, this session will teach you how to lower your skin cancer risks
and guard your skin from the sun. This program takes place in the lower
level of the Monmouth Mall, located at Routes 35 & 36 in Eatontown.
Registration is required by calling 732-542-1326. Free.
NOTE: ALL PROGRAMS MEET AT MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER, 300 SECOND AVENUE,
LONG BRANCH, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
For questions or more information, contact The Community Health Education
Department at Monmouth Medical Center at (732) 923-6990.