Community Events & Programs

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  • Lincroft

    Information Session: Enrichment Opportunities For Students With Developmental Disabilities

    Parents and Students can meet the instructors and learn more about the program. Thursday, Sept 19, 4:30 pm Location: Bankier Library, RM LIB 211, Parking Lot 5 Click here for campus map ?Call 732-224-2315 to register Info Session Code: XEDDD 010

    ?(No fee to attend but registration is required)


  • Long Branch

    Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times

    The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide invites you to attend a presentation for parents and caregivers to discuss some of the difficulties of parenting a teen in challenging times. The evening will be lead by one of the nation’s leading experts in youth suicide prevention and feature an interactive panel of community experts for you to learn from.


  • Asbury Park

    Tenants and Renters - Know Your Rights!

    This free workshop with South Jersey Legal Services will discuss your rights as a tenant or renter -- how to protect yourself from absentee or unscrupulous landlords and what your protections are.


  • Eatontown

    SPAN Presents: Basic Rights in Special Education - Monmouth County

    This event provides an introduction to family rights and responsibilities as parents of children with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the New Jersey Code, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.  For parents of classified children and non-classified children having difficulty in school.   


  • Atlantic City

    Opioid Summit 2019. Saving Lives & Changing Perceptions: Medication-Assisted Treatment

    September 20, 2019. ATLANTIC CITY. Opioid Summit 2019. Saving Lives & Changing Perceptions: Medication-Assisted Treatment. Medical professionals, criminal justice professionals, clinicians, alcohol and drug counselors, peers, community members and prevention specialists should attend.


  • Long Branch

    Youth Soccer League and Clinic - Fall 2019

    Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary Clinic at Manahassett Creek Park, Long Branch


  • Wall

    Fall Apple Festival

    JOIN US for Autumn Skies & Apple Pies - Only at Historic Allaire! Fee.

  • Monmouth Day Care Center's 10th Annual Touch-A-Truck

    Red Bank

    Monmouth Day Care Center's 10th Annual Touch-A-Truck

    Monmouth Day Care Center in Red Bank is hosting its 10th "Touch-a-Truck" family event. Rain or shine--it will be held Saturday September 21--from 10am to 2pm--at Red Bank Middle School on Harding Road


  • Manalapan Township

    Feast of San Gennaro

    The Gordons Corner Fire Company is hosting its second annual Feast of San Gennaro event.  There will be live music , food, drink, games, petting zoo, pony rides, 50/50 raffle, pet adoption, and much more. 


  • Red Bank

    The Microscopic World: Community Science at Poricy Park

    Come discover the hidden world of tiny things. Use our kid-friendly microscopes on pencils, bug parts, plants, yarn, and even your own fingertips. Step even closer with our high-powered digital microscope to see some freshwater single-cell organisms.

  • Howell Day & Green Fair

    Howell

    Howell Day & Green Fair

    Children Activities: Face Painting - Video Game Truck - Free Inflatable & Mechanical Rides - Live Entertainment by "The Black Ties" & Howell High School Marching Band - Vendors & Food Vendors -Demonstrations - Laser Tag - “I Am Talented” Teen Talent Showcase - NJ 101.5 Big Yellow Van - Fireworks At Dusk & More…..


  • Upper Freehold

    Corny Joke Contest at Historic Walnford

    Tell your best family friendly jokes during this contest at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. Anyone may enter by submitting up to three jokes by 2:30 p.m. Jokes will be read and the audience laughter will decide the winner of the 2019 Golden Ear trophy. FREE!

  • Mental Health Mondays - Free Mini Makeovers

    Freehold

    Mental Health Mondays - Free Mini Makeovers

    Complimentary 15-minute makeovers by the Brow Doctor - Shardae Ethridge. Mingle, eat hors-d'oeuvre and get a chance to vent, be yourself and just let it out! These services are for both women and men. Mental health is extremely important

  • Family Spectrum: For adult family members of LGBTQIA+ youth

    Red Bank

    Family Spectrum: For adult family members of LGBTQIA+ youth

    Family Spectrum is a support Group for adult family members of LGBTQIA+ youth (ages 5-25). Through open discussion, supportive feedback and psychological education, group members will develop the 

  • A Culturally Competent Approach that is Inclusive and Affirming to Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ Folks

    Red Bank

    A Culturally Competent Approach that is Inclusive and Affirming to Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ Folks

    This workshop will equip clinicians and social service providers with tools and knowledge to better serve Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ folks. Throughout the workshop, we will present barriers to care, complexity of experienced trauma and the systematic oppression Trans/ Queer/LGBTQ+ must navigate.


  • Long Branch

    Monmouth County Children & Family Community Advisory Board (CAB) Event 

    You are invited to come to our Monmouth County Children and Family Community Advisory Board Meeting. Meet and greet current members and share ideas. Looking for new members to join!


  • Asbury Park

    Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times

    The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide invites you to attend a presentation for parents and caregivers to discuss some of the difficulties of parenting a teen in challenging times. The evening will be lead by one of the nation’s leading experts in youth suicide prevention and feature an interactive panel of community experts for you to learn from.


  • Manasquan

    Monmouth and Ocean Parent Leadership Cafe

     What can YOU do to jump start your Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG)?


  • Leonardo

    Middletown Day

    Well over 10,000 people expected to visit the fall festival., which will include familiar favorites including bouncy houses, a food court, fire department demonstrations, live entertainment, a petting zoo, a pie eating contest and more.

  • Rock the Farm Festival - CFC Loud N Clear Foundation

    Farmingdale

    Rock the Farm Festival - CFC Loud N Clear Foundation

    CFC Loud N Clear Foundation's 6th Annual Rock the Farm Festival Returns to Seaside Heights on September 28th. This family friendly event features incredible music all day long, food trucks, Kid Zone, and so much more. This day will feature the world's top tribute bands covering a variety of everyone's favorite music. 

  • Tinton Falls

    Oral Health for Children with Special Health Care Needs

    This workshop is designed for caretakers of children with special health care needs. It will provide a general overview of the importance of daily mouth care and how you as caregivers can help. This workshop is provided in collaboration with NJ Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics


  • Howell

    Mental Health First Aid Certificate Training

    Hosted by the Howell Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention. Reserve your spot now during 2019's Mental Health Awareness Week! Last session filled to capacity quickly!


  • Howell Township

    Mental Health First Aid Certificate Training

    In this 8 hour adult certification training, Mental Health First Aiders learn a 5-step action plan that guides them through the process of reaching out and offering appropriate support. This certificate training is for adults,18 and over, and anyone in the community, as well as health care professionals.


  • Oakhurst

    Township of Ocean Fall Fest at Joe Palaia Park

    Fall fun for the whole family: food music, pony rides, petting zoo, craft fair , teen bands, touch a truck, and more! Mike Cernigliaro Fairgrounds. Free admission.


  • Red Bank

    Advanced Special Needs Adoption Event

    Learn more about the licensing process and the unique needs and services available both pre and post adoption for legally free youth with significant medical and developmental needs. Refreshments will be provided. Information and networking from 6 to 9 PM with speakers at 7 PM


  • Keyport

    Positive Behavior Supports: Addressing Challenging Behavior

    Identifying the function of behavior is discussed, with an emphasis on educational strategies that help students learn alternate behaviors that can lead to long-term change. Information on due process rights of children in the discipline process is also provided. These workshops are open to the public and other school districts as well.

  • Autism New Jersey's 37th Annual Conference

    Atlantic City

    Autism New Jersey's 37th Annual Conference

    Autism New Jersey’s 37th Annual Conference will be held Oct. 17-18 in Atlantic City. Join an expected 1,300+ professionals and caregivers for 80 workshops from introductory to advanced levels, 100+ exhibitors reflecting individuals of all ages and support needs, and opportunities for networking and support. 


  • Lincroft

    Tenth Annual Caregiver Retreat

    Many local care providers will participate in this caregiver event.  You will have a chance to speak with the vendors to arrange a follow-up consultation or information if needed. Want to attend the retreat but have no one to care for your loved one? The Monmouth County Respite Care program will fund a day of respite at We care Adult Care.


  • Lincroft

    Thompson Park Day

     A Free Family Event: Doggie Costume Contest • Scarecrow Contest • Pumpkin Painting • Explore your Natural World and Gardens • Wagon Rides • Entertainment • Rides • Kids Races • Food Vendors • Pottery •   Demonstrations • Ceramics • Archery • Canoeing • Climbing Wall • Fall Festival Games • Relays • Fall Sports Activities • Fall Festival Family Games • Relays

  • Long Branch Day

    Long Branch

    Long Branch Day

    Cultural Celebrations, Food Trucks, Pumpkin Patch, Community Info Tables, Kids Activities & MORE! Vendor space available. 


  • Asbury Park

    PerformCare DD Eligibility Workshop

    We'll help you begin the application online. Professional support, food, and childcare provided.

  • Manalapan-Englishtown Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG)

    Manalapan

    Manalapan-Englishtown Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG)

    Parents/Guardians of children with an IEP/504 plan in the Manalapan-Englishtown School district are invited to come to our Fall Parent Forum. Share your concerns! Get updates from district representatives!
  • A Culturally Competent Approach that is Inclusive and Affirming to Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ Folks

    Morristown

    A Culturally Competent Approach that is Inclusive and Affirming to Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ Folks

    This workshop will equip clinicians and social service providers with tools and knowledge to better serve Trans/Queer/LGBTQ+ folks. Throughout the workshop, we will present barriers to care, complexity of experienced trauma and the systematic oppression Trans/ Queer/LGBTQ+ must navigate.


  • Piscataway

    Free Parent Event: For Parents of Chidlren with a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Experts in research, speech and language, sensory integration, early intervention, insurance policies and issues, and more will be speaking and available to help answer your questions. We aim to provide a holistic view of how to best help your child.


  • Monmouth County

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Together, we can create inclusive communities where people with disabilities can be healthy and lead full, active lives.