October 2021

Hazlet Citizen News-Oct. 8, 2021 Edition

October 8, 2021

Hazlet to Host a Halloween Bonfire...Cullen Center Reopens...Strong Participation for Garbage Collection Survey

Halloween Bonfire Announced

Don't miss the first Halloween Bonfire hosted by Hazlet Recreation! 

Come out on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Leocadia Court Park (off Laurel Avenue) for family-friendly fun. Wear your costume! 

Come at 5:30 4 pm to hear ghost stories and visit the Touch a Truck display and Trunk or Treat. The bonfire will be lit around 6:45 pm and continue until the event' s end at 9 pm, under the supervision of Hazlet firefighters. 

We are looking for Truck or Treat hosts, please contact Hazlet Recreation to take part!

Hazlet Halloween Bonfire - Oct 23, 2021 from 4 to 9 pm.

Community Center Reopens

This week, senior club meetings resumed at the James J. Cullen Center after a long pause for the pandemic. Many came out and enjoyed the company of friends while making plans for the future.
The independent nonprofit clubs welcome new members 55 years old or older. Learn more. 

Other nonprofit groups can now reserve rooms by the hour at the Cullen Center for meetings, classes and activities. There is no fee. To reserve a room, please visit our online system. After creating an account, you can book a time on the calendar. Your request will be reviewed by Hazlet Recreation for approval and a permit.

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Garbage Collection Survey: 1147 Responses to Date

The Mayor & Township Committee request that residents complete a brief survey to provide information on their current waste collection provider / services and offer opinions on whether they would be interested in moving to municipal garbage collection. Only one survey should be submitted per household. Survey period ends October 22. Paper copies are available in Town Hall lobby. Fill out the survey at HazletTwp.org/GarbageSurvey.

Town-Wide Garage Sale Keeps Growing

As of Friday, we are up to 76 households participating in Hazlet's Town-Wide Garage Sale to be held on Saturday, October 16 from 9 am to 4 pm. (Rain date Oct. 17) No permit nor fee required. Submit your address and describe your items to attract buyers. HazletTwp.org/GarageSale. You can also see the map.
Don't miss the used book sale at Hazlet Library, 251 Middle Road. 

Quarterly Sewer Bills Due 

Fourth quarter sewer bills are due October 1. You can mail a payment, use Hazlet's online payment system to send payment online, or drop it in the outdoor drop box near the flagpoles. The grace period extends through Oct. 12

Early Voting Starts Oct. 23

New Jersey voters will have three ways to vote: In-person early voting on machines by Mail-In Ballot, and in-person on Election Day, November 2. Early voting begins Oct. 23 and will be available at the Cullen Center.  More on how to vote.

EVENTS IN HAZLET

Hazlet Township Save the Date



Saturday, Oct. 16 

  • Town-Wide Garage Sale and Library Used Book Sale.  9 am to 4 pm. More info.
  • Rabies Clinic. 9 to 11 am at DPW Yard at Leocadia Court.  More info: Hazlet Health Services 
  • Special Needs Open House. Hosted by Hazlet Police. At the police station, 255 Middle Road. 11 am to 2 pm. Meet officers, tour department, check out vehicles and equipment. Register.
  • Cedarwood Cemetery Fall Clean-up, 8 am. Sponsored by Keyport Knights of Columbus. Florence Avenue, next to St. John's UMC Church. Bring yard tools and bags.

Saturday, Oct. 23 - Halloween Bonfire at Leocadia Court Park, sponsored by Hazlet Recreation. Family fun from 5:30 4 to 9 pm. The bonfire will be lit around 6:45 pm and continue until closing. Ghost stories, Touch a Truck, First Aid Jaws of Life demo. Register for Trunk or Treat. Wear costumes!

Monday, Oct. 25  - Blood Drive sponsored by Hazlet Emergency Services. At North Centerville firehouse. 1 pm to 7 pm. Register with sponsor code 70721.

Tuesday, Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving Community Dinner, 3 p.m. Details to come. Sign-ups with Recreation office will be in early November. 

Sunday, Dec. 5 - Cookies and hot cocoa with Santa. Ice sculpting demonstration. Christmas tree lighting at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12 - Holiday bus trip to Historic Smithville and Village Greene. Includes lunch at the The Historic Smithville Inn. Tickets $65. Register online or visit Hazlet Recreation.

Details may change as we approach event dates. Be sure to check back! 

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MONMOUTH COUNTY EVENTS

Details for Park events at MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 1-732-842-4000 x. 4312

OCTOBER 2021

  • Thompson Park Day Family-friendly activities
    Sunday, Oct. 17, 11:00 AM to 5 PM. Thompson Park, Lincroft


NOVEMBER 2021

  • Made in Monmouth
    Saturday, November 6, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena in Lincroft. 
  • Fall Craft Show
    Saturday, November 13, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls 
Hazlet Citizen News-Oct 1-1400

October 1, 2021

Hazlet Day is Saturday, Oct. 2....How to Vote in General Election....Garbage Collection Survey Launched

Hazlet Day is Saturday!

The stage is set for Hazlet Day 2021 on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be free kids' activities, many tents to visit, food trucks, and Hazlet-area organizations to meet, all in beautiful Veterans Park, 1776 Union Avenue. The weather looks great! 

Sneak Peek at Hazlet Day Oct. 2, 2021

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For the little ones, there will be a petting zoo and a cute choo-choo train ride in the park. Big kids will love the challenging inflatables like the Extreme Run Slide, Wrecking Ball and Bungee Trampoline & Rockwall Combo. There will also be popular The Rock N Roll Racing game. 

Over 50 Hazlet-community organizations have signed up to come to the fair. They included nonprofits, businesses, crafters, and vendors and first responders with their trucks. 

Throughout the day there will be performances by United Martial Artist Academy (11:30 am to noon), Perna Dance Studio (12:30 to 1 pm), professional pumpkin carving (1 to 3 pm) and the music duo Time After Time (3 to 4:30 pm). 

Look for the food trucks! There will be ice cream, hot dogs and chicken sandwiches. 

The Monmouth County Health Department will be at the Cullen Center to offer free COVID vaccines and education at the Cullen Center. 

On festival day, drivers must enter Veterans Park through Green Acres Drive. (The Union Avenue entrance will be closed.) We expect a lot of cars, so please try to carpool or come by foot, if possible. It's a good opportunity to try out the brand new sidewalks on Middle Road and Union Avenue! 

Three Ways to Vote in General Election

New Jersey voters will have three ways to vote: In-person early voting on machines by Mail-In Ballot, and in-person on Election Day, November 2. Read more about how to vote.

Fill out a Garbage Collection Survey

The Mayor & Township Committee request that residents complete a brief survey to provide information on their current waste collection provider / services and offer opinions on whether they would be interested in moving to municipal garbage collection. Only one survey should be submitted per household. Survey period ends October 22. Paper copies are available at Hazlet Day or in Town Hall lobby. Fill out the survey at HazletTwp.org/GarbageSurvey.

Sign Up for Town-Wide Garage Sale

As of Friday, we are up to 43 households participating in Hazlet's Town-Wide Garage Sale to be held on Saturday, October 16 from 9 am to 4 pm. (Rain date Oct. 17) No permit nor fee required. Submit your address and describe your items to attract buyers. HazletTwp.org/GarageSale.

Quarterly Sewer Bills Due 

Fourth quarter sewer bills are due October 1. You can mail a payment, use Hazlet's online payment system to send payment online, or drop it in the outdoor drop box near the flagpoles. The grace period extends through Oct. 12

Events in HAZLET

Hazlet Township Save the Date


Saturday, Oct 2 - Hazlet Day at Veterans Park. 11 am to 4 pm. 

Saturday, Oct. 16 

  • Town-Wide Garage Sale and Library Used Book Sale.  9 am to 4 pm. More info.
  • Rabies Clinic. 9 to 11 am at DPW Yard at Leocadia Court.  More info: Hazlet Health Services 
  • Special Needs Open House. Hosted by Hazlet Police. At the police station, 255 Middle Road. 11 am to 2 pm. Meet officers, tour department, check out vehicles and equipment. Register.

Monday, Oct. 25  - Blood Drive sponsored by Hazlet Emergency Services. At North Centerville firehouse. 1 pm to 7 pm. Register with sponsor code 70721.

Tuesday, Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving Community Dinner, 3 p.m. Details to come. Sign-ups with Recreation office will be in early November. 

Sunday, Dec. 5 - Cookies and hot cocoa with Santa. Ice sculpting demonstration. Christmas tree lighting at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12 - Holiday bus trip to Historic Smithville and Village Greene. Includes lunch at the The Historic Smithville Inn. Tickets $65. Register online or visit Hazlet Recreation.

Details may change as we approach event dates. Be sure to check back! 

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Monmouth County Events

Details for Park events at MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 1-732-842-4000 x. 4312


OCTOBER 2021

  • Archives and History Day
    Saturday, Oct. 2. 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena in Lincroft.
  • Thompson Park Day Family-friendly activities
    Sunday, Oct. 17, 11:00 AM to 5 PM. Thompson Park, Lincroft


NOVEMBER 2021

  • Made in Monmouth
    Saturday, November 6, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena in Lincroft. 
  • Fall Craft Show
    Saturday, November 13, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls 



Hazlet Citizen News Weekly is compiled and published by the Hazlet Township Public Information Office to share news and events with our citizens and neighbors. This weekly news roundup is posted to our website on Friday. Get an email or text alert to see the week's news by signing up here. Questions? Contact Christina Johnson, Public Information Officer: (732) 217-8660 or cjohnson@hazletnj.org.