Community Events and Programs

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  • Ocean Grove

    Q Spot LGBT Community Center Calendar

    QSpot fosters the health, well-being, and pride of New Jersey's LGBT community.

  • LGBTQ Youth and Family Support Group

    Toms River

    LGBTQ Youth and Family Support Group

    Join us monthly (2nd Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 pm) for an opportunity for parents and youth to receive support in a safe and welcoming environment. Youth will attend the "Your Authentic Self Group" while parents attend the PFLAG Jersey Shore Group simultaneously. Additionally, Childcare is available through the Family support organization.

  • Events and Festivals in Ocean County

    For Many More Exciting Events & Attractions Visit us at OceanCountyTourism.com

  • Ocean Brain Injury Support Group

    Toms River

    Ocean Brain Injury Support Group

    Brain Injury support groups are an opportunity for both persons with brain injury and their family members to discuss the difficulties and hardships they are facing, as well as the accomplishments and joys in their life. This free group meets at the Bancroft NeuroRehab on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.


  • Toms RIver

    FSO Support Groups

    Calendar of FSO support groups


  • Brick

    Free Bread Pick-Up/ Pan - Gratis!

    Every Tuesday/Todos los Martes  9:30am - 1:30pm


  • Brick

    Helping Children With Challenging Behaviors

    Learn from personal and professional experiences with EVA O’MALLEY of TRI CHADD NJ

  • 360° Health -- Mind, Body and Soul: an LGBTQ Health Education Series at Community Medical Center

    Toms River

    360° Health -- Mind, Body and Soul: an LGBTQ Health Education Series at Community Medical Center

    Community Medical Center in Toms River will host the LGBTQ Health series '360° Health -- Mind, Body and Soul!' Each month has a specific theme with purposeful discussions facilitated by various clinical professionals, educators, peers, patients and/or family members.


  • Toms River

    3RD ANNUAL LATINO HEALTH FAIR!

    Free Event is Offering Free Health Screenings & Services

  • Peoples Pantry 7th Anniversary Gala and Casino Night

    Point Pleasant

    Peoples Pantry 7th Anniversary Gala and Casino Night

    Please join us for a fun-filled, action-packed night, with delicious food and drinks, to support the Peoples Pantry, largest in Ocean County!


  • Lakewood

    State Health Insurance Assistance Program Event

    The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free help to NJ Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about their health insurance.

  • Autism Speaks Walk

    Long Branch

    Autism Speaks Walk

    Start a team, join a team or come on your own. Walk and fundraise together to enhance the lives of people living with autism.


  • Toms RIver

    YMCA Fall Festival

    The Ocean County YMCA will host their Building a Stronger Us Fall Festival. The entire family can enjoy time together in an active and healthy environment.


  • Lakewood

    Cancer Support Community September Events

    Facing a cancer treatment decision?   We can help.


  • Brick

    The Family Success Center September Calendar of Events

    The Family Success Center’s mission is to create a safe and diverse place where families are welcomed and supported through educational activities and social interactions in a non-judgmental atmosphere.


  • Toms River

    County Council for Young Children - We Are A Community

    Learn More About our Community & its Resources

    Share your Ideas & Concerns

    Work with us and Make a Difference to a Child/Children in your Life

    Open to All Parents & Community Members who Live, Work & Care About Children of Ocean County


  • Eatontown

    Designer Bag Bingo

    $30 Advance Sale / $35 at door (NO REFUNDS)

    Includes: Bingo book / door prize ticket

    Additional bingo books: $15 per book

    Specialty Game Buy In: $ 5 per sheet


  • Neptune City

    7th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference- Storry Tellers

    Story Tellers: It’s Never too Early to Talk to Children about Mental Health


  • Toms River

    2019 Caregiver Appreciation Day

    Celebrating YOU and all that you do!


  • Toms River

    Ocean County Caregiver Appreciation Day

    Celebrating YOU and all that you do!

    Come join the Ocean County Caregiver Coalition for a wonderful afternoon!

    In order to be entered into two additional raffle entries, please RSVP before 8/12/2019

    Final RSVP by Wednesday, September 17, 2019


  • Toms RIver

    Knock Out Opioid Abuse

    Hear from local leaders about how the opioid epidemic is affecting your community and what can be done to address the crisis.


  • Seaside Heights

    SSH Family Fun & Resource Night

    We ask that you please come out as a community partner/exhibitor to show members of the community what resources are in their area, and what a great asset your agency or organization can be to these families!  Looking for resource tables for families, health screenings and child activities.


  • Beachwood

    Special Needs Yoga

    This program is open to individuals with autism and other special needs.


  • South Orange

    Forum on Modern Slavery: 21st Century Solutions

    The Forum will host a special event focused on finding solutions to the crisis of modern slavery, in which 25 million people are trapped in the sex trade and in other forms of forced labor around the globe.


  • Millstone Township

    3rd ANNUAL KID'S WISH'N TO GO FISH'N

    3rd ANNUAL FISHING EVENT FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

  • 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. www.rockthefarmnj.com


  • South Toms River

    POAC Bounce About Party

    Kids of all different ages will be able to bounce about, climb about, and crawl about in Lou’s Fun Zone.


  • Toms River

    Surviving to Thriving

    A Safe Space for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Assault


  • Toms River

    NSN Support Group

    The developmental needs of this group are addressed in discussions with peers, led by trained, caring facilitators. 

    We allow individuals to express themselves in a non-judgmental, confidential, and caring atmosphere.


  • Tinton Falls

    Frankly Speaking about Metastatic Breast Cancer

    This free workshop offers information on the latest treatments for metastatic breast cancer.

  • Community-Wide Peer Recovery Forum on 10/3

    Toms River

    Community-Wide Peer Recovery Forum on 10/3

    All Welcome to Attend This Free Resource-Sharing Event and Learn About Addiction Recovery

  • Toms River

    Teen-BONDS

    Grief Group for those who have lost a parent or sibling to addiction.


  • Toms RIver

    5th Annual Chili Cook-Off

    Sign Up Sheet


  • Toms River

    Free Naloxone Training Session

    Prevent Overdose, Save Lives.

    In case of overdose, use naloxone

    Free kits will be available.


  • Long Beach

    Parenting AFTER

    Join this FREE confidential group with other parents managing the world after your child has been sexually abused.


  • Toms River

    GIRLS EMPOWERMENT GROUP

    A 6 week closed-group for ten girls that are 12 -14 years old

    Additional registrants will be waitlisted; priority to Ocean County residents

    Commitment to the Full 6 Weeks is strongly requested

    This group is both FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.

    Light refreshments will be served


  • Toms RIver

    The Silent Witness Project

    Join us for a ceremony in Center Court of Ocean County Mall as we remember Ocean County residents who were murdered in acts of domestic violence and all law enforcement officers whose lives ended on duty while responding to domestic violence incidents.

  • The Great Pumpkin at Insectropolis

    Toms River

    The Great Pumpkin at Insectropolis

    Snoopy-themed Halloween treat trail and movie night at Insectropolis

  • Toms RIver

    Grand Opening Celebration!

     DON’T MISS THE  1st Bergen Federal Credit Union  @ O.C.E.A.N., Inc. GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION! 


  • Point Pleasant Beach

    Step into the Spotlight Soiree & Talent Competition

    Are you 21 and over?

    Do you play an instrument, dance, or sing?


  • Waretown

    Wildness Skills Campout for Families and Teens

    Reconnect with nature and your family!

    Join instructors for a fun weekend of Earth skills, stories, and games at Tracker School

    All Ages and Experience Levels Welcome