PREVIOUS EVENTS 2016 - 2020

2020

Saturday, July 4, 2020  •  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Titles: The two poetry anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey” and ”Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands”

Annual Pier Village Poetry Festival in Long Branch. The reading will take place at the gazebo in the middle of Pier Village, Ocean Avenue and Centennial Drive, Long Branch.

Attending: More than twelve poets, many of which were published in the anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey” and “Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands.” Featuring: Long Branch Poet Laureate Emanuel DiPasquale (co-editor of “The Poets Of New Jersey”), Mayor John Pallone, John Thomas Pallone, Jr., and Congressman Frank Pallone. With poets: Paul Newell, Frank Finale, Gregg Brown, Jennifer Stahl Brown, Charles Bruns, Olivia Calabrese, Marshall Harth, Gabriella Rosano, Kathleen Schnell, Mathew Spano, and Daniel Weeks.

2019

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Friday, October 18, 2019  •  2:00 PM

Title: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands“

Ocean County Library, Point Pleasant Boro Branch, 834 Beaver Dam Road, Point Pleasant

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach State Park. Afterward, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019  •  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Title: The Broken Shore Literary Magazine

West End Arts Center, 132 West End Avenue, Long Branch

Attending: 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Broken Shore Literary Magazine. Featuring 25 poets, including Frank Finale and Emanuel di Pasquale, co-editors (along with Sander Zulauf) of “The Poets Of New Jersey.”
Cover charge: $15.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Sunday, September 8, 2019  •  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Annual Beach Plum Festival, Island Beach State Park, at the first bathing pavilion. For more information, please call (732) 793-0030 or visit www.thefriendsofislandbeach.org

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will meet readers and sign books. All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Speakers, demonstrations, games, food, and attractions for children and adults. Free admission.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, September 7, 2019  •  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM; music continues till 8:00 PM;

fireworks at 8:15 PM

Titles: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands” and “All Summer Long - Tales & Lore of Lifeguarding on the Atlantic,” both by Gordon Hesse

Lavallette Founders Day, bayfront at Bay Boulevard, Lavallette

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will be available to meet readers and sign books at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Friday, September 6, 2019  •  10:00 AM

Titles: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands“

Ocean County Library, Surf City Branch, 217 S. Central Avenue, Surf City

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach State Park. Afterward, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT! 

Tuesday, August 27, 2019  •  7:00 PM

Title: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands“

Ocean County Library, Upper Shores Branch, 112 Jersey City Ave., Lavallette

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach State Park. Afterward, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Monday, August 26, 2019  •  2:00 PM

Title: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands“

Ocean County Library, Jackson Branch, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach State Park. Afterward, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

 

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT! 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019  •  2:30 PM

Title: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands“

Ocean County Library, Plumsted/New Egypt Branch, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach State Park. Afterward, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Monday, August 19, 2019  •  6:30 PM

Title: ”Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands“

Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch, 101 Washington Street, Toms River

Attending: Shore author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach State Park. Afterward, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

Thursday, July 4, 2019  •  10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Titles: The two poetry anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey” and ”Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands”

Annual Pier Village Poetry Festival at OceanFest in Long Branch. The reading will take place at the gazebo in the middle of Pier Village, Ocean Avenue and Centennial Drive, Long Branch.

Attending: More than fifteen poets, many of which were published in the anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey” and “Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands.” Featuring: Long Branch Poet Laureate Emanuel DiPasquale (co-editor of “The Poets Of New Jersey”), Congressman Frank Pallone, Mayor John Pallone, John Pallone, Jr., Susanna Rich, Mathew J. Spano, Tim Hack, Lady Shazam & The Boys, Jenny Brown, Gregg Brown, Charley Burns, Olivia Calabrese, Rachel Zimmerman, Daniel Zimmerman, Frank Finale, Frankie Valentino, Daniel Weeks, and Chelsea Palermo.  Long Branch's Annual OceanFest takes place along the oceanfront promenade and features vendors, bands, exhibits, food, and fireworks. 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM.  For more information: (732) 923-2044 or www.longbranch.org .

BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Friday, January 18, 2019  •  7:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull’s Story, Parts 1, 2, & 3; The Poets of New Jersey

Leisure Knoll, Timberland Hall, 1 Buckingham Drive North, Manchester Township

Attending: Author Frank Finale will be interviewed and give a reading to the American Italian Club. Afterwards, he will meet readers and sign books. All of his titles will be available for purchase.

2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018  •  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

41st Annual St. Peter PTA Craft Festival, St. Peter School, 415 Atlantic Avenue,
Point Pleasant Beach, (732) 892-1260 or www.stpschool.org

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Crafters, artists, food, and more!

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Monday, October 1, 2018  •  2:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library, 30 Station Rd., Bayville, NJ 08721

Registration required: please call (732) 269-2144

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

Wednesday, September 26 • 7:00 PM
Title: The Poets Of New Jersey

Poetry Night, The West End Arts Center, 132 West End Avenue, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166

Attending: Readings from over 30 poets from across the country including Estelle Bajou, Carla Beuthe, Mark Brunetti, Jesse Burns, Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta, Moorea Cioppa, Emanuel di Pasquale, Frank Finale, Anthony Gedell, Gregg Glory [Gregg G. Brown], Robert Goodman [S.R. Goodman], Evelyn Hampton, Flora T. Higgins, Carrie Hudak, Charles H. Johnson, Laine Sutton Johnson, Frank Kozusko, Lavinia Kumar, Nancy Lubarsky, Irene Maran, Susan Martin, H.A. Maxson, Derek Pollard, Susanna Rich, John Smith, Tony Tedesco, Karen Topham, John J. Trause, Frank J. Valentino, Daniel Weeks, Rosemary Wright, Ira Zapin, David Zimel, and Sander Zulauf. Tickets $15. includes a post-program reception with wine, soft drinks, and appetizers. Poetry Night is part of New Jersey Repertory Company’s West End Festival of the Arts, a ten-day cultural arts festival featuring 32 short play performances, art gallery show, photography exhibition, live music, and children's storytelling that celebrate "When the Circus Comes to Town!" and raising funds for NJ Rep’s West End Arts Center, serving the Long Branch Community.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, September 15, 2018  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Titles: "Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands," “To The Shore Once More, Volume III,” and all books published by Jersey Shore Publications

41st Annual Festival Of The Sea, Arnold & Bay Avenues, downtown Point Pleasant Beach

Attending: Authors Frank Finale and Gordon Hesse will meet readers and sign books. All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Food, crafters, artists, and more!

Saturday, September 8, 2018  •  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 

music continues till 8:00 PM; fireworks at 8:15 PM

Titles: "Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands" and all books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Lavallette Founders Day, bayfront at Bay Boulevard in front of the gazebo, Lavallette

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food,
and more!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Title: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I-III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Painted Poetry V, Ocean County Library, Surf City Branch, 217 S. Central Avenue, Surf City,

(609) 494-2480

Time: Opening reception 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; poetry reading and slide show 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM. 

Attending: 16 poets and 16 artists. Frank Finale will be one of 16 poets to read. Artwork and poems will be displayed from August 1 - 31.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018  •  7:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street, Toms River

register online: www.theoceancountylibrary.org

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018  •  7:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library, 112 Jersey City Avenue, Lavallette. 

Registration is required. Register by phone: (732) 793-3996 or online: www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT! 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018  •  7:30 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library, 112 Jersey City Avenue, Lavallette. 

Registration is required. Register by phone: (732) 793-3996 or online: www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018  •  10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Titles: The two poetry anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey” and ”Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands”

Annual Pier Village Poetry Festival at OceanFest in Long Branch. The reading will take place at the gazebo in the middle of Pier Village, Ocean Avenue and Centennial Drive, Long Branch.

Two hours and twenty poets, half of which were published in the anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey “Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands.” Featuring: John Thomas Pallone, Daniel Weeks, Emily Vogel, Gregg Glory, Joe Weil, Frank Finale, Mathew Spano, Daniel Zimmerman, Frank Valentino, Jenny Stahl, and other poets. Organized by Emanuel di Pasquale, Poet Laureate of Long Branch and co-editor of “The Poets Of New Jersey” with the blessings of the mayor, the city council, and Chamber of Commerce. Long Branch's Annual OceanFest takes place along the oceanfront promenade and features vendors, bands, exhibits, food, and fireworks. 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

For more information: (732) 923-2044 or www.longbranch.org.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, June 9, 2018  •  1:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Island Beach State Park Interpretive Center.

For more information: www.friendsofibsp.org.

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach to the general public and members of the non-profit group, Friends Of Island Beach State Park. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books. $5. of each book sold will be donated to the organization. Friends Of Island Beach was formed to enhance interpretive, educational, recreational, and research programs and events at the park. Their mission is to further public appreciation and stewardship of the park.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Sunday, May 6, 2018  •  2:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Ocean County Historical Society Museum, 26 Hadley Avenue, Toms River.

Registration is required by phone: (732) 341-1880

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Friday, April 6, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Buckalew’s Bar Restaurant and Tavern, 101 N. Bay Avenue, Beach Haven. Special presentation sponsored by the New Jersey Maritime Museum. For more information, call (609) 492-0202 or visit www.NJMM.org.

Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. A buffet will be available during the hour preceding the presentation. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.  

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Monday, March 12, 2018  •  Time 7:30 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Point Pleasant Historical Society at the Woman’s Club Of Point Pleasant,
513 St. Louis Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach.
For more information, call (732) 892-3091

or email: ppbhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

BOOK PRESENTATION & SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, March 3, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Arden Library Gild, Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Wilmington, Delaware, 

(302) 475-3126

Attending: Author Gordon Hesse will give a slide presentation and talk on Island Beach. Afterwards, books will be on sale, and Mr. Hesse will meet readers and sign books.

2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017  •  Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1, 2, & 3; The Poets of New Jersey

Ocean County Historical Society, 26 Hadley Avenue, Toms River, (732) 341-1880

Attending: Alpha Delta Kappa sorority dinner and social. Author Frank Finale will meet readers and sign books.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017  •  Time: 7:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull’s Story, Parts 1, 2, & 3; The Poets of New Jersey

Leisure Knoll, Manchester Township

Attending: Author Frank Finale will be giving a reading to the American Irish Club. Afterwords, he will meet readers and sign books. All of his titles will be available for purchase.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017  •  Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Titles: The two poetry anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey” and ”Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands”

Annual Pier Village Poetry Festival At Oceanfest in Long Branch. The reading will take place at the gazebo in the middle of Pier Village, Ocean Avenue and Centennial Drive, Long Branch.

Two hours and twenty poets, half of which were published in the anthologies “The Poets Of New Jersey and "Palisades, Parkways & Pinelands.” Featuring: John Thomas Pallone, Daniel Weeks, Emily Vogel, Sander Zulauf, Gregg Glory, Joe Weil, Frank Finale, Mathew Spano, Daniel Zimmerman, Frank Valentino, Sharon Baller, Linda Muhlhausen, Susannah Rich, Jenny Stahl, and other poets. Organized by Emanuel di Pasquale, Poet Laureate of Long Branch and co-editor of “The Poets Of New Jersey” with the blessings of the mayor, the city council, and Chamber of Commerce. Long Branch's Annual OceanFest takes place along the oceanfront promenade and features vendors, bands, exhibits, food, and fireworks. 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

For more information: (732) 923-2044 or www.longbranch.org.

Monday, August 14, 2017  •  Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I-III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Jersey Shore Poets, Eatontown Public Library, 33 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ,

(732) 389-7665

Attending: Author/Poet Frank Finale and Jersey Shore Poets. Frank will be giving a talk on “Critiquing Poems” and rest of the evening will be devoted to hearing and critiquing poems from members.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I-III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Painted Poetry IV, Ocean County Library, Surf City Branch, 217 S. Central Avenue, Surf City, (609) 494-2480

Time: Reception 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Poetry Reading and Slide Show, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Attending: 18 poets and 18 artists. Author Frank Finale will be one of the readers.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Sunday, September 10, 2017  •  Time 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Annual Beach Plum Festival, Island Beach State Park, at the first bathing pavilion. For more information, please call (732) 793-0030 or visit www.thefriendsofislandbeach.org

Attending: Authors Frank Finale and Gordon Hesse will meet readers and sign books. All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Speakers, demonstrations, games, food, and attractions for children and adults. Free admission.

Saturday, September 16, 2017  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

40th Annual Festival Of The Sea, Arnold & Bay Avenues, downtown Point Pleasant Beach

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

Saturday, September 30 and Sunday October 1, 2017  •  Time 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I-III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival, Things A Drift, 406 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom, 

(609) 361-1668

Attending: Author Frank Finale, several artists and writers, as well as a sea glass and fossil expert. A “conch blowing” world record attempt will be held. Sign up for this event is 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017  •  Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I-III; A Gull’s Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey; Under a Gull’s Wing

The All About Eve Festival Of The Arts, New Jersey Reparatory Company, West End Arts Center, 132 West End Avenue, Long Branch. For details on events for the week of 10-1 - 10-8,
call (732) 229-3166 or visit www.njrep.org

Attending: Poetry Night. Poets include: Sharon Baller, David Briggs, Eloise Bruce, Joe Bisicchia, Gregg G. Brown, Warren Cooper, Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta, Emanuel di Pasquale, Juditha Dowd, Frank Finale, Ellen Foos, Lois Marie Harrod, Penny Harter, Flora Higgins, Evelyn Hampton, Lainey Johnson, Victoria Kaloss, Charles H. Johnson, Lois LaPointe Kiely, Lynn Levin, Joanne Leva, Mihaela Moscaliuc, Judy Michaels, Bernadette McBride, Linda Muhlhausen, Susan Martin, Louis Nappen, Sharon Olson, Sue Sherrill, Hillary Ann Smith, Jennifer Stahl, Mathew Spano, Maxine Susman, Bob Rosenbloom, Karen Topham, Frank Valentino, Rosemary Wright, and Carol Wich. Tickets are $15.

Saturday, October 14, 2017  •  Time: 11:00 AM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I-III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey; Under a Gull’s Wing

The River Read Reading Series, Red Bank Public Library, 84 West Front Street, Red Bank,
(732) 842-0690

Attending: Frank Finale and Gretna Wilkinson will be the featured readers. An open reading will follow.

PREMIER BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, December 16, 2017  •  Time 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Title: Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands

Island Beach State Park Interpretive Center. For more information, please visit www.thefriendsofislandbeach.org.

Attending: At this premier signing event for the new book, “Island Beach - A Sonnet in the Sands,” author Gordon Hesse will meet members of the non-profit group Friends Of Island Beach State Park, and sign books. $5. of each book sold will be donated to the organization. Friends Of Island Beach was formed to enhance interpretive, educational, recreational, and research programs and events at the park. Their mission is to further public appreciation and stewardship of the park.

 
2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016  •  Time: 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I & II; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3, The Poets of New Jersey

The Arts & Music Club, 1 Darley Circle, The Clubhouse in Greenbrier 1, Brick, NJ

Attending: Author Frank Finale will give a short presentation about his books and read a selection from each. He will also meet readers and sign books.

 

Saturday, April 23, 2016 • Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I & II, The Poets of New Jersey, and A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3. Also, Palisades, Parkways & Pinlands and Ocean's Will (di Pasquale).Poets Live: Poems from the Jersey Shore, Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, (866) 941-8188

Attending: Featured readers are Frank Finale and Emanuel di Pasquale. Open mic to follow. Sign up to read.

(Maximum 3 minutes.)

Saturday, May 14, 2016  •  Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Ocean Gate EMS and Fire Department's 2nd Annual Food Truck and Vendor Extravaganza,

Willis Jones First Aid Park, Asbury Avenue and East Cape May Avenue, Ocean Gate,

(732) 575-1112 (option 3)

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

Friday, May 20, 2016  •  Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Point Pleasant Beach Grand Prix Boat Race Downtown Block Party, Arnold & Bay Avenues,

Point Pleasant Beach, 1-888-772-3862

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Downtown block party with race boats on display, vendors, and entertainment.

Saturday & Sunday, May 21 and 22 

Time: Saturday 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM; Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Jersey Shore Festival, on the boardwalk north of Casino Pier, Seaside Heights, (732) 203-7787

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" PREMIERE BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, May 28, 2016  •  Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Booktowne, 171 Main Street, Manasquan, (732) 722-7255

Attending: Author Frank Finale will meet readers and sign books at the premiere book signing event for his new book "To The Shore Once More, Volume III."

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, May 28 - 30, 2016

Time: Sat. and Sun.: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM; Mon.: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Borough Of Bradley Beach Memorial Weekend Festival, Bradley Beach Promenade, Bradley Beach, (732) 776-2999 ext. 1050

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, June 18, 2016  •  Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Ocean County Artists' Guild, Ocean and Chestnut Avenues, Island Heights, (732) 270-3111

Attending: Author Frank Finale and book cover artist Ann Hayes, as well as book artists Mary Jo Austin, Rosemary Glass, Sheila Mickle Soyster, and Katie Stacy will meet readers and sign books. Frank will also read an essay and poem from the book and answer a few questions.

Saturday & Sunday, June 25 and 26, 2016  •  Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

24th Annual Baymen's Seafood & Music Festival, Tuckerton Seaport, 120 East Main Street, Tuckerton, (609) 296-8868

www.Tuckerton Seaport.org

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops, and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Micro-brew court. Crafters, vendors, music, food, refreshments, family activities, demonstrations, boat rides, boat builders, and decoy carvers. Speak with commercial fishermen to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. General admission.

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" BOOK SIGNING EVENT!  •  Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday, June 25 and 26, 2016

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

11th Annual LBI Artist Open Studio & Gallery Tour, Things A Drift, 406 Long Beach Boulevard,

Ship Bottom, (609) 361-1668

Attending: Author Frank Finale will meet readers and sign books at this book signing event for his new book "To The Shore Once More, Volume III."Several LBI artists will also be there displaying their works.

Monday, July 4, 2016  •  Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Titles: "The Poets Of New Jersey"; "Palisades, Parkways & Pinlands"; "Ocean's Will" (di Pasquale)

2nd Annual Pier Village Poetry Festival at Oceanfest in Long Branch (The reading will be held at the centrally located Gazebo in the middle of Pier Village.)

Attending: Two hours and twenty poets, half of which were published in the anthology, “The Poets Of New Jersey.” A festival praising the city and our maternal eternal ocean. Featuring: Mayor Schneider, John Pallone and his son, John Thomas Pallone, (councilwoman Joy Bastelli may also read), Laine Sutton, Maria Gillian, Daniel Weeks, Emily Vogel, Charles Johnson, Gretna Wilkinson, Sander Zulauf, Hank Kalet, Gregg Glory, Joe Weil, Alex Khalifah, Frank Finale, Mat Spano, Daniel Zimmerman, Frank Valentino, Peter Murphy and other poets. Organized by Emanuel di Pasquale, Poet Laureate of Long Branch and co-editor of “The Poets Of New Jersey” with the blessings of the mayor, the city council, and Chamber of Commerce.

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, July 9, 2016  •  Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

The Jolly Tar, 56 Bridge Avenue, Bay Head, (732) 892-0223

Attending: Author Frank Finale will meet readers and sign books at this book signing event for his new book "To The Shore Once More, Volume III." Also attending will be book artists Mary Jo Austin, Ann Hayes, and Linda Hejduk, In addition, Shirley Loder (the wife of the late artist Robert Loder) and Ann Neff (the daughter of the late artist Dick LaBonté and owner of the Anchor & Palette Gallery) will be attending.

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Thursday, July 14, 2016  •  Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Things A Drift, 406 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom, (609) 361-1668

Frank Finale, Richard Morgan, Guy Fleming. Each author will read from their latest book. Susan Spicer-McGarry and Sara Caruso will be there with sea glass jewelry. Rum cake tastings and sea glass fruit punch served.

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" BOOK SIGNING & ARTISTS' EXHIBITION EVENT!

Thursday, July 14, 2016  •  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Title: To The Shore Once More, Volume III

Solace Gallery, 2312 Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, (609) 848-9702

Attending: Book artist Linda Ramsay and gallery owner Franny Andahazy will be exhibiting their paintings. Linda will also be meeting readers and signing copies of the new book "To The Shore Once More, Volume III".

"To The Shore Once More, Volume III" BOOK SIGNING & ARTISTS' EXHIBITION EVENT!

Saturday, July 16, 2016  •  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Frederick Galleries, 1405-1 Third Avenue, Spring Lake, (732) 974-0376

Attending: Author Frank Finale and artist Judy Stach will meet readers and sign books at this combination Book Signing (for the new book "To The Shore Once More, Volume III") and Opening Reception for Judy Stach's newest artwork exhibition! Also attending will be book artists Alexis Cuozzo Herman, Margie Moore, and Sue T. Oliver.

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING & ARTISTS' EXHIBITION EVENT!

Sunday, July 24, 2016  •  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Jersey Shore Moments Fine Art Gallery, 209 State Highway 71, Manasquan, (732) 223-1334

Attending: Author Frank Finale and book cover artist Ann Hayes, as well as book artists June Coles, Theresa Troise Heidel, Linda Hejduk, Mona Kirk, Margie Moore, Vincent Nardone, and Anne LaBonté Neff (daughter of Dick LaBonté) will meet readers and sign books. There will also be an ice cream truck and face painting for the kids!

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING & ARTIST’S EXHIBITION EVENT!
Saturday, July 30, 2016  •   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

At two stores, side-by-side! 

River Road Books, 759 River Road, Fair Haven, (732) 747-9455 and

Veranda Fine Art & Gift Gallery, 763 River Road, Fair Haven, (732) 933-4747

Attending: Author Frank Finale and artist Judy Stach will meet readers and sign books at this combination Book Signing (for the new book "To The Shore Once More, Volume III") and Artist's Exhibiton for Judy Stach's newest artwork!

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Monday, August 8, 2016  •  Reception 6-7 PM, Poetry Reading and Slide Show, 7-8 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & III; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Painted Poetry III, Ocean County Library, LBI Branch
217 S. Central Avenue, Surf City, (609) 494-2480

Attending: 15 poets and 15 artists. Author Frank Finale will be one of the readers.

Saturday, September 10, 2016  •  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM;

music continues till 8:00 PM; fireworks at 8:15 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Lavallette Founders Day, bayfront at Bay Boulevard in front of the gazebo, Lavallette

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

 

Saturday, September 10, 2016  •  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

44th Annual Brielle Day Craft Show, Schoolhouse Road and South Street, Brielle

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Sunday, September 11, 2016  •  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Annual Beach Plum Festival, Island Beach State Park, at the first bathing pavilion (OBI)

For more information, please call (732) 793-0030 or visit www.thefriendsofislandbeach.org

Attending: Poet/Author Frank Finale will meet readers and sign books. All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Speakers, demonstrations, games, food, and attractions for children and adults. Free admission.

Saturday, September 17, 2016  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

39th Annual Festival Of The Sea, Arnold & Bay Avenues, downtown Point Pleasant Beach

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

Saturday October 1 and Sunday, October 2 • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & II; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Long Beach Island Sea Glass & Art Festival, Things A Drift, 409 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom, (609) 361-1668

Attending: Author Frank Finale, several artists and writers, as well as a sea glass and fossil experts. A "conch blowing" world record attempt will be held. Sign up for this event is 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM.

Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, 2016  •  Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Titles: Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

39th Annual St. Peter PTA Craft Festival, St. Peter School, 415 Atlantic Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, (732) 892-1260 or www.stpschool.org

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Titles: A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3

Early Childhood Center, 11 Memorial Drive, Neptune, (732) 776-2200, ext. 3004

Attending: American Education Week - Author Frank Finale will present to 140 pre-school children a slide show of his book “A Gull's Story, Part 2 - Counting at the Shore.” All three books will be available for purchase after the show.

Saturday, November 19, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM & Sunday, November 20, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Titles: All books published by Jersey Shore Publications

Sea Girt PTO Craft Market, Sea Girt Elementary School, Rt. 71, Sea Girt

Attending: All Jersey Shore Publications titles will be available at a special discount for the event. Artists, crafters, food, and more!

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Saturday, November 26, 2016  •  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & II; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Booktowne, 171 Main Street, Manasquan, (732) 722-7255

Attending: Author Frank Finale will meet readers and sign books at this book signing event for his new book “To The Shore Once More, Volume III.”

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Monday, December 2, 2016 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & II; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Ocean County Library, Manchester Branch, 21 Colonial Drive, Manchester Township, 
(732) 657-7600

Attending: Author Frank Finale will read a few selections from the book and tell about its creation. Afterward, he will meet readers and sign books. All of his titles will be available for purchase.

“To The Shore Once More, Volume III” BOOK SIGNING EVENT!

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Titles: To The Shore Once More, Volumes I, II & II; A Gull's Story, Parts 1-3; The Poets of New Jersey

Ocean County Library, Lacey Township Branch, 10 E. Lacey Road, Forked River, (609) 693-8566

Attending: Author Frank Finale will read a few selections from the book and tell about its creation. Afterward, he will meet readers and sign books. All of his titles will be available for purchase.

 

 
 
 
 
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