Feb 24: Highlands Annual Chili Cook Off (Highlands)Scuba & The Beast, 3-7pm. There will be two Chili Cook Off contests. The “Professional” Cook Off (commercial) and the “Amateur” Cook Off (residents). Once the chili lovers have tasted all contestants’ chili, they will vote for their favorite and drop their ballot in the ballot box.Mar 10: Asbury Park St. Patricks Day Parade (Asbury Park)1pm. Marching bands, antique cars, floats & more.Mar 10: Rumson St. Patrick's Day Parade (Rumson)1pm. Come see bag pipe bands, floats, marching bands, Irish Step dancers, antique and classic cars.Mar 23: Highlands St. Patrick's Day Parade (Highlands)Begins 2pm at Huddy Park, proceeding down Bay Ave. Competition of Floats, many giveaways, 12 Pipe & Drum Bands, Irish Dancers and more.