The town offers old-world charm, a hometown feeling and solid values along with 21st Century amenities.
The remnants of Lakewood's vibrant history have been preserved at these historic sites. When the first settlers came they found the Lakewood of today a dense forest, situated on off beaten Indian trails, during the days when Freehold.
July 03, 2016
Lakewood Township will be having its Annual Independence Day celebration on Sunday, July 3, 2016. There will be a concert by The Wilbur Wittemann Patriotic Band at 7:30pm at the Lakewood Amphitheater on North Lake Drive, followed by fireworks at 9:15pm over beautiful Lake Carasaljo.
July 10, 2016
Lakewood Historical Society and the Lakewood Heritage Commission are holding the “Sheldon Wolpin Memorial Car Show 2016” fundraiser Sunday, July 10, 2016, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Pavilion, Pine Park, (near the Lakewood Country Club), West County Line Road Lakewood, N.J.
The pre registration car entrance fee is $12.00 by July 6 and $15.00 the day of the event. Admission for spectators is free. The car show lineup will begin at 1:00 p.m. The proceeds of the car show will benefit the renovations of Kuser Hall, the home of the Sheldon Wolpin Lakewood Historical Museum, 500 Country Club Drive, Lakewood Pine Park, Lakewood, N.J.
Attendees can enjoy Oldies music by Jimmy Givens, the “Dr. of Musicology”; a train display in the Clarence Brown Pavilion by the Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders; the Lakewood P.B.A. #71 special full-sized charter bus in memory of fallen officers; and the one and only “Shalomobile.” Lakewood P. B. A. members will be selling hot dogs and hamburgers to raise money for their organization.
Registration checks should be made payable to the Lakewood Historical Society, P.O. Box 654, Lakehurst, N.J. 08733-1054. Be sure to include year, make, and model of the car. To register or for more information, contact Jimmy Givens, chairman of fundraising committee for the Lakewood Historical Society, at jimmygivens.com or call the special cruiser hotline at 732-770-7245. The rain date is Sunday, July 17.
The Lakewood Historical Society is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Visit lakewoodnjhistoricalsociety.org. Donations are always welcome.