Community Events and Programs

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  • Paint It BlueClaws

    Paint It BlueClaws

    Submit Drawings by Friday, April 10 at 5:00 pm
    With kids shut inside due to the current pandemic, we have put together a special Paint It BlueClaws art contest to help drive those creative flames!

  • NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    NAMI VIRTUAL Family Support Group

    Tuesdays at 12 pm & Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Register for an online support group. NAMI Family Support Group is a 60-minute support group for adult friends and family members (18+) of people with mental health conditions. Participants gain support from peers who understand their experience and gain insight into others’ challenges and successes.

  • Webinar: Preparing For Next Steps While Still in School

    Webinar: Preparing For Next Steps While Still in School

    Each year, multitudes of students prepare to leave school in search of the perfect job, place to live, relationships, and lifestyle. Join us as we discuss how to tackle a transition plan and what steps you can take to make sure that your child is ready to transition into adult life.

  • FRN Connect: Yoga

    FRN Connect: Yoga

    A gentle yoga sequence led by a certified yoga instructor that will improve breathing patters and release stored tension in the body. Postures will be performed in a seated position, kneeling and reclined, there will be no standing sequences. We will have Chair Yoga on 4/21 as an alternative for those with mobility concerns.

  • POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    POAC: Virtual Yoga for Autism Families

    Join us for 30 minutes of stretching and relaxation with Virtual Yoga for the whole family. You don’t need any past experience or any special equipment.

  • NPHW Webinar: Maternal and Child Health

    NPHW Webinar: Maternal and Child Health

    The Delta Omega Chapters at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and Rutgers School of Public Health invite you to a free webinar to hear from two international Maternal and Child Health (MCH) experts.

  • NJ Connect Family Support Group

    NJ Connect Family Support Group

    Every Monday & Thursday, 6:30-7:30 pm
    Virtual support group sessions for family members supporting a loved one with substance abuse disorder.

  • POAC: Accessing Special Education from Home

    POAC: Accessing Special Education from Home

    Special Needs Attorney Hillary D. Freeman, Esq. and Bobbie Gallagher, BCBA-D, will present a free zoom teleconference with a Q&A addressing how to access special education from your home in the midst of this health crisis as well as behavioral strategies to help your child access his or her education when sitting in front of a computer is difficult.

  • Hope Sheds Light Recovery Center April

    Hope Sheds Light Recovery Center April

    HSL Recovery Center is going virtual on ZOOM. See calendar for ZOOM ID and passwords

  • Yoga for Teens with EDS, HSD & Hypermobility

    Yoga for Teens with EDS, HSD & Hypermobility

    Join senior Occupational Therapist Tiffany Edwards for a live 60-minute webinar designed for teenagers aged between 14–20 years with EDS, HSD, and hypermobility. Includes a 30-minute guided yoga class, mindfulness, breathing techniques, calming strategies, and Q&A

  • COVID-19 Webinar Series by LEAD

    COVID-19 Webinar Series by LEAD

     LEAD (Let’s Empower, Advocate, and Do) will be providing a free 30 minute webinar every Wednesday in April until April 22nd related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Topics include tips and tricks to work from home, staying motivated, get moving, and coping with anxiety related to COVID-19. 

  • AA Meetings

    Pause A While will host a free conference call for AA meetings.

    Dial-i Number 425-436-6360

    Access Code 422932#

  • Estate Planning Essentials

    Estate Planning Essentials

    Join the Milvidsky Law Group for a free webinar to learn about the most essential estate planning documents, such as a Durable Power of Attorney, a Health Care Proxy, a HIPAA Authorization and Advance Directive, and what having them means for you and your loved ones during this global health crisis

  • POAC: Autism Music Classes

    POAC: Autism Music Classes

    Please join us for some great online music classes with Mr. Jim of Key of Awesome Music! Mr. Jim will be doing some silly vocal warm-ups and we can all participate with singing and even participating with some simple percussion play. We will be focusing on songs about friendship and what the lyrics mean to us all.

  • NJ Connect Family Resource Forum

    NJ Connect Family Resource Forum

    Let’s share what resources are available and discuss how we at NJ Connect for Recovery can help.

  • Addressing Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Addressing Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Join Disability Rights NJ Staff Attorneys, Robert Robinson and Andrea Parente, and Mike Marotta, DRNJ Assistive Technology Expert, as they provide important information about addressing special education concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Recovery LIVE! Providing Digital Peer Recovery Support Services

    Recovery LIVE! Providing Digital Peer Recovery Support Services

    SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) invites you to join national experts in a conversation about providing digital peer recovery support services for people with mental illness and substance use disorders.

  • FRN Connect: Get FIT

    FRN Connect: Get FIT

    ***This webinar is being held FREE of charge***
    Each class will feature a certified trainer and a model participant to demonstrate each exercise. We will focus on improving muscle building, full-body flexibility, balance, motor skills, and mobility through these fun exercises.

  • POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    POAC: Friday Fun with Mr. Scott the Music Man

    Join POAC and Mr. Scott the Music Man for a half hour of music, movement, fun, and your garden variety silliness. Let's kick off the weekend the right way. It's all live at 2:30 on Fridays on POAC's Facebook page.

  • FRN Connect: Understanding COVID

    FRN Connect: Understanding COVID

    Supporting youth with autism and other developmental disabilities can be tough during this difficult time. Please join our BCBA for information about how to answer your children's questions about the Coronavirus. We will be focusing on information that is easy to understand and will provide visuals to use with your children.

  • Mindful@Home Free Guided Meditations

    Mindful@Home Free Guided Meditations

    Mindful@Home, a series of free guided meditations from some of our favorite mindfulness teachers. Tune in on Facebook  every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET for live guided meditations

  • Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    Virtual Karate lesson for Children with Special Needs

    During this pandemic, Special Dragons Karate is not meeting with our children with special needs directly. View virtual special needs karate lessons via Facebook. We meet online every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 6:00 pm.

  • Recovery LIVE! Peer Support Workers across the Continuum of Crisis Services

    Recovery LIVE! Peer Support Workers across the Continuum of Crisis Services

    This event will focus on peer-run respite programs, warm lines, and peer support services within hospital emergency departments. Presentations will cover program models and their successes, as well as best and promising practices for implementation.

  • Parenting the Anxious Child

    Parenting the Anxious Child

    Anxiety Disorders are among the most common childhood mental health struggles.  Understanding the context of anxiety in the family system provides a unique opportunity for parents to effectively help their children through their own behavioral changes. This webinar will provide parents with an understanding of anxiety in children and adolescents and explore ways in which they may help their children to thrive.

  • Families Talk - We Want to Hear From You

    Families Talk - We Want to Hear From You

    Join SPAN Parent Advocacy Network for open and honest conversations about how families are handling the challenges of COVID-19. You can follow the link below to join from an electronic device, or call1-929-205-6099 and enter Meeting ID 209 987 2673

  • Ride and Stride for Autism

    Ride and Stride for Autism

    For the Ride's 20th Anniversary, we are excited to announce the addition of a 5K Fun Walk/Run! The Ride for Autism is now officially the Ride & Stride for Autism.