Community Events and Programs

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36th Annual Autism Conference

Atlantic City

36th Annual Autism Conference

36th Annual Autism Conference

October 18 & 19, 2018
Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center, Atlantic City, NJ

No matter your role in the autism community, OUR CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU!

With more than 70 workshop choices and 100 exhibits, our conference can be tailored to meet your needs for information and resources.

Family Night Out! - Strengthening Families Program

Parlin

Family Night Out! - Strengthening Families Program

If you have children between the ages of 10 and 14 years old, you are invited to join us for a FREE seven (7) session Family Night Out.  These sessions will help you practice valuable communication and family bonding skills.  

If you are interested in joining our 7 week program or for more information please call 732-387-1220 or email [email protected] 

Youth Center Open Nights

East Brunswick

Youth Center Open Nights

Friday Nights, October 12 - December 14

The East Brunswick Youth Center will be open!!!
7:00pm - 10:00pm 

East Brunswick Teens Only (Must show proof of EB residency)
Free entry - Must sign in at door. 

Variety of activities to participate with friends (or to make friends) 
Pool Table, Foosball Table, Ping Pong, Pop-a-Shot basketball, Music and more! 

Fall Fest - A Healthy Living Initiative

Edison

Fall Fest - A Healthy Living Initiative

The Mobile Family Success Center in partnership with Well Care & the Edison Municipal Alliance presents: 
FALL FEST - A Healthy Living Initiative

Featuring: 

  • DJ
  • Giveaways
  • Zumba Demo
  • Food Demos
  • Face Painting
  • Health Vendors
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Inflatable Kids Activity  
Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Perth Amboy

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

FREE Information Session

  • This program will offer parents, caregivers, teachers and concerned adults information about suicide, including risk factors and warning signs. 
  • Tips on how to speak with loved ones and resources will also be shared. 

October 24th - 6pm-8pm 

Special Needs Fall Festival

Piscataway Township

Special Needs Fall Festival

Join us for a FREE fall-themed festival hosted by Rutgers Students filled with sensory friendly games and prizes! Activities include pumpkin decorating, photo booth, and an ask-your-pharmacist station! Snacks will be provided. Parking is available onsite!

Children with any special needs AND their families are welcome!

Thinkery & Verse presents:  Fall Staged Reading Series

New Brunswick

Thinkery & Verse presents: Fall Staged Reading Series

Reception, Music and Immersive Staged Readings of Classic and New Stories at the Historic Hall of St. John the Evangelist Church
Kuroneko - Vengeance in the Grove
Colonial America and Native America Revenge - A new Thanksgiving Experience

Moving Beyond Abuse - Run/Walk

Piscataway

Moving Beyond Abuse - Run/Walk

Women Aware will host a 5K Race & Charity Walk on Sunday, November 11 at 10 a.m. in Johnson Park in Piscataway. The event, a first for Women Aware, will raise money for and awareness of programs and services for survivors of domestic violence in Middlesex County.

2018 Wellness Cooking Series:  BEAN CUISINE

New Brunswick

2018 Wellness Cooking Series: BEAN CUISINE

A FREE cooking demonstration of healthy, flavorful meals. Tastings, recipes and cooking tips will be shared.

For more information or to register for an event, please call 1-888-637-9584

Non-members are welcome to attend!

Parking will be validated up to 3 hours.

2018 Wellness Cooking Series:  CROCK POT SOUPS & STEWS

New Brunswick

2018 Wellness Cooking Series: CROCK POT SOUPS & STEWS

A FREE cooking demonstration of healthy, flavorful meals. Tastings, recipes and cooking tips will be shared.

For more information or to register for an event, please call 1-888-637-9584

Non-members are welcome to attend!

Parking will be validated up to 3 hours.

Training: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

North Brunswick

Training: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Individuals with ASD have complex and unique needs.  Unfortunately, there is much misinformation about autism, so learning the facts about what the diagnosis entails and how it may affect each individual can assist you to maximize your effectiveness in arranging supports. 

Training:  Maximizing the Respite Care Experience

North Brunswick

Training: Maximizing the Respite Care Experience

Parents have consistently reported the critical nature of training for respite personnel in order for them to feel comfortable leaving their child (of any age) in someone else’s care.