Library ‘Friends’ Taking Reservations for Matinee Dinner
The Friends of the Stafford Library are planning a matinee dinner show on Sunday, Aug. 19. At 2 p.m., the group will see the Ocean Professional Theatre Co.’s production of the musical “Gypsy” in the Barnegat High School auditorium. The performance is followed by a dinner at Il Giardino’s in Forked River. People may select a beef, chicken or seafood dish when they get to the restaurant.
“The proceeds will go towards supporting programs we help sponsor at the branch,” said Friends treasurer Barbara Liberti.
Tickets are $50 per person and can be reserved by calling Liberti at 609-597-8801, Maxine Blumenthal at 609-698-5141 or the branch at 609-597-3381. The deadline to register is Friday, Aug. 3. —E.E.