Avoid Boredom this Summer

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Avoid Boredom this Summer

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During the summer vacation, there are going to be days when you feel like you have nothing to do. Although the boardwalk is right in our backyard, going to the beach for hours on end can get tiring. This helpful guide can give you some ideas of what to do this summer on the days you’re feeling restless and bored!

  • Over in Seaside Heights, they will have a drive in movie theater on select nights at the Summer Avenue Parking Lot. Some of the features include, Ferris Bueller’s Day off on July 19 and Dirty Dancing on July 26. The theater will only be running four shows this summer, so get there while you can!
  • Have you ever felt like you just needed to throw a razor sharp ax? Located in Toms River, Down the Hatchet is one of the few locations where you are able to throw axes. This fun activity is not only easy to learn, but is something that you can’t find anywhere else. Go for only an hour or two and shoot off some steam as you try to throw an ax right into the bulls-eye.
  • Throughout the summer, there will be festivals held almost every weekend. Some of the best festivals take place in Monmouth Park, which is also home to the horse racing track. Festivals there include the “Surf and Turf Seafood Festival” on July 13-July 14, from 11am to 5pm. Or try their “Taste of New Orleans Festival” on August 10, also from 11am to 5pm. While you are enjoying the delicious bites, check out a horse race!
  • In Point Pleasant Beach, there is a new art studio called Vintage Van Gogh’s that offers classes and workshops about painting and drawing. The also have a lunch time coloring lounge and an “Act on Art!” program this summer that offers workshops in art and acting. The studio allows patrons to bring food and drink to enjoy while you work. Overall, a trip to the art studio makes for a fun and relaxing night out.

There are still thousands of other ideas for fun summer activities, and with a simple Google search you can discover that there is always something exciting going on. If you have any other ideas, feel free to leave them in the comment section below!