Community Events and Programs

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  • Free Introductory Science & Engineering Programs for Kids
    Saturday, January 23 - Saturday, March 13 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
    USTEM

    Free Introductory Science & Engineering Programs for Kids

    USTEM is now ONLINE! We hold fun, hands-on projects, and activities that engage children in grades 1-6. For more information email [email protected] Engage - Inspire - Empower 

  • Project Write Now Winter Session Classes for Youth
    Saturday, January 23 - Monday, February 22 @ 12:00 PM
    Project Write Now

    Project Write Now Winter Session Classes for Youth

    We make writing fun! During this class, we tap into your imagination, showing you how to turn your ideas from “think to ink.” We emphasize the importance of having a writer’s notebook to gather your thoughts and let your ideas flow from your pen. Your instructor will email a link before the first class. Scholarships are available.

  • Virtual Story and Craft Time for Children
    Saturday, January 23 - Wednesday, January 5 @ 02:00 PM
    Monmouth County Library

    Virtual Story and Craft Time for Children

    Joyful Stories and easy crafts are shared each day with your family! New Story/Craft added each day at 2 pm

    This series was created by the Children's Librarians, as we miss our littlest patrons! While in-person storytimes are not possible, we will be sending extra special stories and easy-to-do-crafts directly to your homes.

  • Nutritional Series
    Saturday, January 23 - Thursday, February 18 @ 05:00 PM
    Monmouth County Council for Young Children

    Nutritional Series

    This series is presented in partnership with SNAP-ED of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and Monmouth County Council for Young Children. Zoom information:https://zoom.us/j/97230177320 Meeting ID: 972 3017 7320  Questions? Contact Kelly Noah [email protected]

  • Creative Healing Group
    Sunday, January 24 - Sunday, November 14 @ 10:30 AM (Weekly)
    Institute for Practical Life

    Creative Healing Group

    Creative Healing is a therapeutic modality that combines powerful counseling techniques along with art-making to help improve emotional, mental health, promoting self-regulation.

  • Neptune Recreation: Online Coding Classes Ages 7-17
    Monday, January 25 - Monday, March 8 @ 02:00 PM
    Neptune Recreation

    Neptune Recreation: Online Coding Classes Ages 7-17

    Code Wiz is an award-winning coding school for kids! Register through CommunityPass. There are Monday sessions and Thursday sessions available. If you already have a CommunityPass account from another organization or community, please use it - do not create another account. Call Neptune Recreation at 732-869-1202 for more information.

  • Virtual S.T.E.M Crime Scene Class for Students
    Monday, January 25 - Friday, January 29 @ 04:00 PM
    Long Branch Recreation Department

    Virtual S.T.E.M Crime Scene Class for Students

    7+ Hours of STEM principles relating to Forensics and solving Crime Scenes are explored. Each student gets a CSI Lab Kit to conduct the experiments. Current or former law enforcement Detectives will be teaching this class. Grades 6-12. The fee is $15. The deadline is Jan.14th. Registration must be dropped off at Long Branch Recreation-231 Wilbur Ray Ave.

  • Tuesday, January 26 @ 09:00 AM (Weekly)
    Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties

    Office 365 Online is Here!

    Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 19 through February 18th from 9:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

    Eligibility requirements include:  Your income has been affected by the loss of income due to divorce/separation, death of a spouse/partner, to get safely out of a domestic violence situation, unemployment or permanent disability of a spouse/partner.

  • The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2
    Tuesday, January 26 - Tuesday, December 28 @ 09:00 AM (Weekly)
    Inner Harbor

    The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2

    The Mourning Meeting is a podcast dedicated to young adults. Interviews include information about grieving at college, pandemic grief, advanced directives for young adults, suicide loss, and much more.

  • Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic: FREE Support Group for Parents
    Tuesday, January 26 - Tuesday, January 18 @ 06:30 PM (Weekly)
    Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic

    Monmouth University Community Care Telehealth Clinic: FREE Support Group for Parents

    This free support group is for parents who are now on the clock 24/7 because of COVID-19! Conversations are led by you! MUCCTC is a free online counseling service staffed by supervised Monmouth University clinical social work graduate interns! 

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunch & Learn
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 12:00 PM
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal and Northern NJ

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunch & Learn

    Join us for a 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, January 27 at 12:00 PM to learn more about BBBSCCNJ and the different ways you can get involved. Email [email protected] to register today!

  • McKinney-Vento Program presents Training for Homeless Liaisons
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 12:00 PM
    FSO-HSW McKinney-Vento EHCY Program

    McKinney-Vento Program presents Training for Homeless Liaisons

    This training will cover the McKinney-Vento Act,awareness, family eligibility, key provisions, and much more! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

  • Family Support Group
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 02:00 PM (Weekly)
    MHA of Essex and Morris: Crisis Counseling Program

    Family Support Group

    Through FEMA and SAMHSA, NJ Hope and Healing and MHA of Essex and Morris are able to provide free crisis counseling to New Jerseyans emotionally struggling with the impact of COVID-19. We are offering free crisis counseling by virtual support groups (via Zoom) and individual phone sessions.

  • Youth Chat For Ages 13 & Up
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 03:00 PM (Weekly)
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    Youth Chat For Ages 13 & Up

    COVID-19 Weekly Discussion.  Created to provide a chance to create a community of youth supporting youth.  Each session will begin with information sharing followed by small group conversations related to the topic of the week.  Weekly 30 minute chats on Wednesdays 3:00-3:30 p.m.

  • Monmouth Medical Center Project SEARCH Virtual information Meetings
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 03:30 PM
    FRAinc

    Monmouth Medical Center Project SEARCH Virtual information Meetings

    Project SEARCH is a 10-month internship program for people with disabilities in their last year of school through early adulthood. It is targeted to those whose goal is competitive employment. 

  • Virtual Support Group:  Staying Safe & Sober
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 04:00 PM (Weekly)
    Washington

    Virtual Support Group: Staying Safe & Sober

    Meet Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. To register call 24 hour hotline at 908-453-4181.  Survivors of interpersonal violence often face additional barriers in staying safe and sober.  This group will include discussions on the impacts that experiencing domestic or sexual violence has on the use of substances and the stages of recovery.

  • FSO-HSW Support Groups in English The Zoom Circle Parent and Caregiver Support Group
    Wednesday, January 27 @ 06:00 PM (Weekly)
    Washington

    FSO-HSW Support Groups in English The Zoom Circle Parent and Caregiver Support Group

    The Zoom Circle is a Parent & Caregiver Support Group in Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren counties.  This parent and caregiver support group is an open discussion format and resource sharing opportunity.

    They meet every Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m.

  • Career & Life Club New Topics in 2021
    Thursday, January 28 @ 04:30 AM (Weekly)
    Washington

    Career & Life Club New Topics in 2021

    On the road to a NEW YOU! Join on Zoom starting January 21st from 4:30- 5:30 p.m. through Norwescap's Career & Life Transitions Center.  For more information call 908-824-0582.

    This opportunity is for eligible residents in Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren Counties.

  • The New Jersey Hope and Healing Forum, A 45-Minute Zoom about COVID-19 Emotional Health Resources
    Thursday, January 28 @ 10:00 AM
    New Jersey Hope & Healing

    The New Jersey Hope and Healing Forum, A 45-Minute Zoom about COVID-19 Emotional Health Resources

    Attention Organizations and Agencies: ?Learn how to access free emotional support services to help New Jerseyans cope with challenges related to COVID-10

    First Program Thursday, January 28, 2021, Featuring:

    • Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton,
    • Family Services Bureau of Newark, and the
    • Mental Health Association in New Jersey
  • Medicare for Newbies - A Virtual Workshop for Those Eligible in 2021
    Thursday, January 28 @ 11:00 AM
    Family & Children's Services of Monmouth 

    Medicare for Newbies - A Virtual Workshop for Those Eligible in 2021

    Eligible for Medicare this year and have questions? Sign up for a virtual workshop hosted by Monmouth County Library and led by Samantha White, SHIP Coordinator of Family & Children's Services of Monmouth 

  • NJ's 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Virtual Event
    Thursday, January 28 @ 12:00 PM
    State of New Jersey

    NJ's 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Virtual Event

    It's no secret that human trafficking occurs across our nation, and here in NJ. Save the date and join us for our 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Event to learn more about this crucial issue and how you can help end it. 

  • NJ's 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Virtual Event
    Thursday, January 28 @ 12:00 PM
    State of New Jersey

    NJ's 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Virtual Event

    It's no secret that human trafficking occurs across our nation, and here in NJ. Save the date and join us for our 11th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Event to learn more about this crucial issue and how you can help end it. 

  • Thursday, January 28 @ 04:00 PM
    Bayside Family Success Center

    Active Parenting Information Session

    Active Parenting is back! Join us for an information session to learn more about the series that can help with tools and tips to positively impact your relationship with your child/children. Must register! Information session will be in English and Spanish. Information session will be held on 1.28.2020 @ 4pm & @5pm

  • NAMI Ask the Expert: Vaccine Science: A History of Distrust and Discrimination for People with Mental Illness
    Thursday, January 28 @ 04:00 PM
    NAMI

    NAMI Ask the Expert: Vaccine Science: A History of Distrust and Discrimination for People with Mental Illness

    In this webinar, NAMI brings together experts from diverse specialty areas for a panel presentation and facilitated Q&A focused on the evolving science of vaccines, barriers to access, and the presence of medical skepticism in marginalized communities. Moderator and NAMI Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ken Duckworth will be joined by a panel of experts.

  • Discover Healthy Social Media Connections with Author Ana Homayoun
    Friday, January 29 @ 12:00 PM
    Virtually

    Discover Healthy Social Media Connections with Author Ana Homayoun

    Connect with Homayoun and discover social media wellness with your Library and Somerset County Your Services.  During this program, students in grades 6-12 and their caregivers will have the opportunity to digitally meet with Homayoun, who will offer tips on how to practice social media wellness during this unique school year.

  • Application for The Care Project NJ Virtual Family Retreat Due by February 2, 2021
    Tuesday, February 2 @ 09:00 AM
    The CARE Project NJ

    Application for The Care Project NJ Virtual Family Retreat Due by February 2, 2021

    The CARE Project NJ Virtual Family Retreat. A great virtual opportunity for families with a child who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Applications are due February 2, 2021.
     

  • Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention
    Tuesday, February 2 @ 07:00 PM
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention New Jersey

    Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention

    Talk Saves Lives is AFSP’s standardized, 45-60 minute education program that provides participants with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including the most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what they can do in their communities to save lives. See attached file "Upcoming Virtual Programs"

  • Outgrowing the Child Neurologist: Transition in Tourette Syndrome
    Wednesday, February 3 @ 07:30 PM
    NJCTS

    Outgrowing the Child Neurologist: Transition in Tourette Syndrome

    Adulthood may come naturally, but it takes years of preparation. There are many challenges and barriers facing adolescents with any neuropsychiatric disorder. But there are also practical solutions that can lead to optimal success for youth with Tourette syndrome.

  • SNAP-ED Nutritional Series: Healthy Beverages
    Thursday, February 4 @ 05:00 PM
    SNAP-ED of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and Monmouth County Council for Young Children

    SNAP-ED Nutritional Series: Healthy Beverages

    Healthy Beverages is part of a nutritional series in partnership with SNAP-ED of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and Monmouth County Council for Young Children. Contact Kelly Noah at 732-673-8348 or [email protected] Zoom information: https://zoom.us/j/97230177320 Meeting ID: 972 3017 7320 

  • Parenting in the New Not So Normal
    Thursday, February 4 @ 07:00 PM

    Parenting in the New Not So Normal

    On Thursday February 4th at 7 pm join Co-owners John Mopper and Michele Levin address How COVID is impacting our mental health, screen time, discussing politics in the house, setting limits and boundaries, distance learning and putting on your oxygen mask first.

  • Bridging the Gap Between Youth, Families & Law Enforcement
    Tuesday, February 9 @ 06:00 PM
    New Jersey Alliance of Family Support Organizations

    Bridging the Gap Between Youth, Families & Law Enforcement

    What To Do When Having Encounters With Police Officers 

    We have brought together a panel of experts in the field who will give their perspective on these issues and provide solutions to reducing conflict between police in the community and these encounters.

  • El Amor No Tiene Por Que Doler
    Thursday, February 11 @ 06:00 PM
    virtual

    El Amor No Tiene Por Que Doler

    En reconocimiento al mes de la Prevencion Nacional Contra la Violencia en el Noviazgo Adolescente, ofreceremos una charla virtual que explora la senales de una relacion toxica, en cual incluye no solo la violencia fisica pero Tambien comportamientos como el abuso vebal y emocional, la manipulacion y el control, el abuso digital y acoso.

  • Love Doesn't Have to Hurt
    Thursday, February 11 @ 06:00 PM
    virtual

    Love Doesn't Have to Hurt

    In recognition of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, this virtual discussion will explore the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, which can lead to not only physical violence but also more subtle behaviors such as emotional and verbal abuse, manipulation and control, digital abuse and stalking.

  • Helping Anxious Kids: A Concerned Adults Guide
    Tuesday, February 16 @ 07:00 AM

    Helping Anxious Kids: A Concerned Adults Guide

    On February 16th from 7-8 p.m. Lynne Gonski, Coordinator, School-Based Services will present a webinar where participants will learn-

    • Some of the causes for increased anxiety among teens.
    • Relationship strategies to help mitigate teen anxiety, communication & behavior.
    • Specific Skills to teach teens that mitigate anxiety.

    Please register by 2/8/20

  • Sports and Addiction Integrated Health Event Featuring Mindfulness and Performance Expert: George Mumford
    Thursday, February 18 @ 06:00 PM
    Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

    Sports and Addiction Integrated Health Event Featuring Mindfulness and Performance Expert: George Mumford

    This live, virtual seminar is for athletes, mental health and addiction professionals, coaches, students, community leaders, mentors, and all looking to improve opportunities for self-awareness. Link for this virtual conference will be distributed by CCE on February 17, 2021.