Community Events and Programs

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  • Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group
    Monday, September 25 in Roseland
    Alzheimer's New Jersey

    Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group

    Support Group for Alzheimer's Caregivers

  • Monday, September 25
    Rutgers UBHC & NJ DCF

    Daily Mindfulness Groups

    Morning Sitting Meditation  

  • Swim classes for Disabled Adults
    Monday, September 25

    Swim classes for Disabled Adults

    Free Swim lessons and water safety and programs for 17 years and up. 

  • Walk with a Senior
    Tuesday, September 26 (Weekly)
    RBAYMCA

    Walk with a Senior

    Walking group for Seniors

  • leigh.dym@steampark.org
    Tuesday, September 26 - Tuesday, June 18 @ 5:00 PM (Weekly)
    STEAMpark

    [email protected] Virtual

    STEMgirls Online Weekly Workshops are afterschool STEM enrichment classes for 3rd to 8th grade girls, that teach science, financial literacy and learning to code at all levels. With supply kits mailed to students' homes and Chromebooks to borrow if needed, this is a full year virtual program that help students build skills that contribute to academic success while in small group classes with teachers and friends. Small tuition fee, or free to all who income qualify. Registration opens this week.

  • Nurtured Heart Approach: 1 hour Training
    Tuesday, September 26 @ 5:30 PM
    Family Support Organization

    Nurtured Heart Approach: 1 hour Training Virtual

    1 hour training presented by Alissa Maquetti

  • Family Forum: School Bus Safety
    Tuesday, September 26 @ 6:00 PM
    NJ Regional Family Support Planning Councils

    Family Forum: School Bus Safety Virtual

    Hosted by the NJCDD/Regional Family Support Planning Councils. Come share your past and present experience with school bus safety.

  • Intentional Living: Finishing 2023 Strong!
    Tuesday, September 26 @ 7:00 PM
    Enjoying Life Fully LLC

    Intentional Living: Finishing 2023 Strong! Virtual

    Participants will gain clarity on their focus areas and the action necessary to activate and/or achieve before 2024: Identifying goals aligned with priorities and values, through mind mapping, resources, and strategic partnerships.

  • Wednesday, September 27

    Families Fit Together

    The RBAYMCA is recruiting for the Fall session of the Families Fit Together program (see attached flyer with additional details). Participants must be Middlesex County residents able to travel to Perth Amboy each week.

  • All About We
    Wednesday, September 27 @ 5:30 PM in Piscataway (Weekly)
    Family Support Organization

    All About We

    A group for young women to connect and empower each other

  • How to approach IEP Meetings to get the Services Your Child Needs
    Wednesday, September 27 @ 6:30 PM
    Family Support Organization

    How to approach IEP Meetings to get the Services Your Child Needs Virtual

    Join FSO in this informative session on how to get the services your child needs in their IEP

  • Crossroads: Bankruptcy and Family Law
    Thursday, September 28 @ 10:00 AM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Crossroads: Bankruptcy and Family Law Virtual

    SJLS Bankruptcy Law Coordinator Robert J. Cooper, Esq. will give an overview of the impact of bankruptcy on family law issues such as divorce, equitable distribution and marriage settlement agreements and answer frequently asked questions as part of a free webinar. There will be a Question and Answer period at the end of the webinar.

  • Crossroads: Bankruptcy and Family Law
    Thursday, September 28 @ 10:00 AM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Crossroads: Bankruptcy and Family Law Virtual

    SJLS Bankruptcy Law Coordinator Robert J. Cooper, Esq. will give an overview of the impact of bankruptcy on family law issues such as divorce, equitable distribution and marriage settlement agreements and answer frequently asked questions as part of a free webinar. There will be a Question and Answer period at the end of the webinar.

  • Cancers in Women & Focusing on Self-Care
    Thursday, September 28 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Cancers in Women & Focusing on Self-Care Virtual

    Learning about cancers of the female reproductive system may reduce your risk and help you identify ways to prevent them, so it's important to be proactive about your health. DR. JOYCE VARUGHESE, a board certified, fellowship trained gynecologic oncologist, will lead a discussion of the programs available at Capital Health for women undergoing treatment for gynecologic cancers and related health challenges. Nancy McCormack, an internationally certified and registered yoga therapist from the Capital Health Wellness Center, will close the program with a demonstration of gentle yoga stretches.

  • NHA September 2023 Caregiver Group
    Friday, September 29 in North Brunswick (Weekly)
    Coordinated Family Care

    NHA September 2023 Caregiver Group Virtual

  • 2023 SPAN Leadership Conference/CONFERENCIA DE PADRES LIDERES 2023
    Saturday, September 30 @ 8:00 AM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    2023 SPAN Leadership Conference/CONFERENCIA DE PADRES LIDERES 2023 Virtual

    Together We Rise: Speak Up! Take Action! Create Change! Juntos nos levantamos ¡Alza la Voz! ¡Actua Ahora! ¡Crea Cambios!

  • Grandparent Caregiver Support Group
    Sunday, October 1 in Perth Amboy (Weekly)
    RBAY YMCA
    YMCA

    Grandparent Caregiver Support Group

    This group is a weekly peer facilitated gathering intended to provide the opportunity to discuss concerns, strategies and resources you may have or need to help you raise your loved ones all the while knowing you are not alone in your efforts!

  • S.A.G. E. (Sharing Adversity through Group Engagement
    Wednesday, October 4 - Monday, December 4 @ 3:30 PM (Monthly)
    Stuck In The Middle

    S.A.G. E. (Sharing Adversity through Group Engagement Virtual

    S.A.G.E. is sharing adversity through group exchange. It provides an open and safe space for members to share their experiences; and offers support and guidance for friends and family with parenting and relationship struggles.

  • Free Zoom series on Mental Health and Aging for Adults with IDD
    Thursday, October 5 (Week2)
    Rutgers ECHO

    Free Zoom series on Mental Health and Aging for Adults with IDD Virtual

  • North Brunswick Bike Rodeo (MFSC & KMM)
    Tuesday, October 10 in North Brunswick
    Mobile Family Success Center
    Linwood School (Behind the school)

    North Brunswick Bike Rodeo (MFSC & KMM)

    Mobile Family Success Center has partnered with Keep Middlesex Moving to offer free bike rodeos in the community to help children and families exercise together, learn more about both bicycle & pedestrian safety and to reduce isolation.

  • Budget Counseling
    Wednesday, October 11 @ 10:00 AM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Budget Counseling Virtual

    SJLS Bankruptcy Law Coordinator Robert J. Cooper, Esq. will give an overview of budgeting and money management and answer frequently asked questions as part of a free webinar. There will be a Question and Answer period at the end of the webinar.

  • A Future that Includes Employment: The Importance of Family Engagement
    Thursday, October 12 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    A Future that Includes Employment: The Importance of Family Engagement Virtual

    Join Us! Presentation by: Sean Roy, Chief Innovation & Training Officer TransCen, Inc. • We will discuss the importance of engaging families in the transition process with an emphasis on competitive integrated employment • Review tools and strategies for supporting youth toward employment success • Discuss ways to raise family expectations.

  • Un Futuro que Incluye Empleo: La Importancia de la ParticipaciĆ³n Familiar
    Thursday, October 12 @ 12:00 PM
    SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

    Un Futuro que Incluye Empleo: La Importancia de la ParticipaciĆ³n Familiar Virtual

    ¡Unase a nosotros! Presentado por: Sean Roy, Jefe de Innovación y Formación TransCen, Inc. • Hablaremos de la importancia de involucrar a las familias en el proceso de transición, haciendo énfasis en el empleo competitivo e integrado. • Haremos un repaso de las herramientas y estrategias para apoyar a los jóvenes a alcanzar el éxito en el empleo. • Analizaremos las diferentes maneras de aumentar las expectativas familiares.

  • Cancer de mama: lo que necesita saber
    Thursday, October 12 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Cancer de mama: lo que necesita saber Virtual

    Un diagnóstico temprano de cáncer de mama puede abrir la puerta a más opciones de tratamiento y conducir a mejores resultados. Únase a la DRA. SARAH SORDO, médico en medicina interna certificada por la junta, en Capital Health Primary Care – Hopewell, para conocer los factores de riesgo del cáncer de mama y la importancia de la detección temprana, las mamografías y las pautas de detección recomendadas. Ella hablará sobre estrategias de prevención y el papel que juega la genética en el cáncer de mama. La conferencia se presentará en español.

  • New Jersey Youth Transition Conference
    Monday, October 16 in Virtual

    New Jersey Youth Transition Conference

    The Annual NJ Youth Transition Conference (YTC) was created for youth ages 14-21+ who experience I/DD, their families & caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. The 3rd Annual NJ YTC will be held the 3rd week in October! Oct 16th – 21st 2023

  • Annual New Jersey Youth Transition Conference
    Monday, October 16 - Saturday, October 21 @ 7:00 AM
    Camden County Partnership for Children

    Annual New Jersey Youth Transition Conference Virtual

    The NJ Youth Transition Conference was created for youth ages 14-21+ who experience I/DD, their families and caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. The 3rd Annual NJYTC will help you to understand the key organizations & services that support people and families in the transition process. 

  • Grief and Loss: Recovery is Possible
    Tuesday, October 17 @ 7:00 PM
    Enjoying Life Fully LLC

    Grief and Loss: Recovery is Possible Virtual

    Workshop provides a forum for anyone who has experienced grief and/or loss to explore their feelings and experiences, ask questions, and discover new tools towards recovery! This is an opportunity to self-explore and reflect while building community and creating meaningful deposits in a safe space.

  • 41st Annual Autism Conference
    Thursday, October 19 in Atlantic City
    AutismNJ

    41st Annual Autism Conference

    Autism New Jersey proudly hosts the state's largest autism-specific conference for families and professionals. We look forward to seeing you at our 41st Annual Autism Conference.
  • The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Use Disorders
    Thursday, October 19 - Thursday, October 26 @ 9:45 PM
    BHM

    The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Use Disorders Virtual

    When Domestic Violence and Substance Use Disorders collide, they present challenges for clients & service providers. Participants will examine how SUDs may impact the safety of DV victims and how DV may hinder addiction recovery.

  • Guardianship and Children's SSI Benefits Webinar
    Wednesday, October 25 @ 12:00 PM
    South Jersey Legal Services

    Guardianship and Children's SSI Benefits Webinar Virtual

    Jill Roth-Gutman, Esq. of Roth-Gutman Law, LLC and Michelle T. Nuciglio, Esq., from South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. will discuss the following and more: SJLS – Who we are and what we do, The SJLS Guardianship Project for Children & Children's SSI Project, Importance of guardianship, Power of attorney vs. guardianship, Does your child need a guardianship? Types of guardianship, How to file, fees & service. There will be a Q & A after the presentation!

  • Vaping: Get the Facts
    Thursday, November 2 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Vaping: Get the Facts Virtual

    The use of e-cigarettes skyrocketed in recent years. We now know that once inhaled, these harmful products have ingredients that can damage the lungs and can also cause many other physical and psychological symptoms from cardiovascular effects to nausea, flu-like symptoms and decline in sexual performance. Get the facts on vaping.

  • The Impact of Hip Hop on Behavior and Culture
    Friday, November 3 @ 9:30 AM
    Behavioral Health Matters

    The Impact of Hip Hop on Behavior and Culture Virtual

    This course will dissect the multifaceted impact of hip-hop, from empowering marginalized communities to redefining societal norms. Whether you're a hip-hop enthusiast, a cultural observer, or simply curious about the genre's transformative power, this course offers insight into the dynamic relationship between hip-hop and behavior as well as treatment implications.

  • Advances in Foot and Ankle Sports Injury Treatments
    Monday, November 6 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Advances in Foot and Ankle Sports Injury Treatments Virtual

    Foot and ankle injuries are some of the most common problems for athletes of all competitive levels. Learn about the latest advances in treatment options.

  • Brain Fog Causes and What to Do About It
    Thursday, November 9 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Brain Fog Causes and What to Do About It Virtual

    Forgetfulness, lack of mental clarity, loss of motivation, and an inability to concentrate are associated with a non-medical condition broadly identified as "brain fog." Learn about the cognitive impact of COVID-19 and other conditions and treatment options to help dissipate the fog.

  • Avoiding Burnout - Holiday Edition
    Tuesday, November 14 @ 7:00 PM
    Enjoying Life Fully LLC

    Avoiding Burnout - Holiday Edition Virtual

    The holidays can be a time of happiness; filled with social gatherings, activities, and rejoicing. It can be a period of painful loneliness, recognizing grief and loss, anxiety, or depression. It is often a time of high emotion and demands when family and other interpersonal conflicts surface. Even people who love the holidays can experience feeling overwhelmed, burnout, or sadness. Feeling overwhelmed because of pressure from others or one's own expectations associated with the holiday season is often referred to as "holiday burnout". This workshop will provide participants with proven tips to help manage stress and emotions this holiday season.

  • Coping with School Shootings: Taking Care of Yourself and Your Child
    Thursday, November 16 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Coping with School Shootings: Taking Care of Yourself and Your Child Virtual

    School shootings have become a tragic fact of life, and the impact of these events often extends beyond the victims and their families to the larger community. Learn about the far-reaching psychological impact of school shootings and support and coping strategies for children and families.

  • Small Step Strategies for Prediabetes
    Monday, November 20 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Small Step Strategies for Prediabetes Virtual

    Prediabetes puts you at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is that by making lifestyle changes, it is possible to prevent type 2 diabetes and even reverse prediabetes. Learn more about prediabetes and how small steps can make a big difference in preventing type 2 diabetes.

  • Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation
    Thursday, November 30 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation Virtual

    Research shows that people with little or no social contact or support are more likely to experience a range of physical and mental health challenges. Learn about risk factors and coping strategies and will share tips for overcoming a sense of isolation.

  • Manifesting Abundance & Vision Boarding
    Tuesday, December 5 @ 7:00 PM
    Enjoying Life Fully LLC

    Manifesting Abundance & Vision Boarding Virtual

    * Are you ready to become the CEO of your life? * Do you feel like life is happening to you and not for you? * Are you done with settling for less than your ultimate dreams? * Are you ready for a new level of success and abundance? Whatever the story, this workshop is a perfect tool for everyone, facilitating clarity around aspirations and how to manifest them into reality!

  • The Knee: A to Z
    Wednesday, December 6 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    The Knee: A to Z Virtual

    The knee is one of the largest joints in the human body and one of the most complex. Learn more from an expert about the anatomy and physiology of the knee, common injuries, and the latest surgical techniques available.

  • Achieve More with a Healthy Pelvic Floor
    Thursday, December 7 @ 6:00 PM
    Capital Health / Community Health Education

    Achieve More with a Healthy Pelvic Floor Virtual

    Are you experiencing pain in your pelvic area during sex, personal care, or urination/bowel movements? It's time to advocate for yourself! Learn strategies for living your life without pelvic pain and the benefits of pelvic floor physical therapy. All genders are welcome!

  • 2024: Moving Forward!
    Monday, January 8 @ 7:00 PM
    Enjoying Life Fully LLC

    2024: Moving Forward! Virtual

    It's LEVEL UP time! No more settling or second guessing, it's GO time! Dispel popular opinion to experience a contrarian life! Take YOUR life to the next level. Move the big dreams and goals from desire to reality. This is an opportunity to achieve your aspirations and goals by investing in becoming better equipped with new habits, new tools, and new methodologies. Let's get the mind right so that the pursuit of passion will follow! It's time to say "bye-bye" to the old, and "HELLO" to the new!