Community Events and Programs

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Healthy Fun for Individuals with Disabilties at Masker's Barn

Berkeley Heights

Healthy Fun for Individuals with Disabilties at Masker's Barn

The Healthy Lifestyles Project (HLP) is a program of The Arc of New Jersey and receives funding through a grant awarded by The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. Our goal is to provide people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities with a functional education about the importance of healthy choices related to diet, exercise and stress management.

Curvy Yoga Classes

Upper Saddle River

Curvy Yoga Classes

Every Saturday - 9:30am - 10:45am

FREE Love Your Body Love Your Self Yoga Class

Saddle River

FREE Love Your Body Love Your Self Yoga Class

Yoga Class open at no cost to Every "Body" on the path of creating a positive body image - from beginners to those who have been practicing for a long time

Bergen County Special Education Parent Leadership Round Table

Maywood

Bergen County Special Education Parent Leadership Round Table

This is an opportunity to meet face to face and exchange ideas around what works to enhance and sustain family engagement in schools to improve outcomes for children with disabilities. Strategies to start and run local special education parent groups/advisory groups will be discussed and shared. Come and network with other parent leaders in your county.

Summer Beach Party for Teens and Adults with Special Needs

Fair Lawn

Summer Beach Party for Teens and Adults with Special Needs

(For more information, email [email protected] or Call Morrissa Schiffman at 201-654-5988)
There is a $5.00 cover charge which includes snacks and refreshments.

C.A.R.E.S:  Behavioral Crisis Response Services for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

C.A.R.E.S: Behavioral Crisis Response Services for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This presentation will overview NJ's unique behavioral crisis response services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, now known as CARES (Crisis Assessment Response and Enhanced Services) and formerly known as SCCAT. The speaker will talk about available resources within the mental health system to all persons with disabilities who are in crisis regardless of age and help family's identify the resources needed to manage behavioral crises in place including when it is necessary to seek mental health acute care services. 

Strengthening Families Program For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14

Lyndhurst

Strengthening Families Program For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14

FREE Seven-Week Program!! This program helps parents and caregivers build on their strengths in showing love and setting limits, helps youth develop skills for building a positive future, and helps families grow together and become stronger.

  • Free family meals
  • Free babysitting for siblings*
  • *Minimum age 2 years
  • Parent Workshops
  • Gift Cards for graduating families
  • Youth Activities
  • Family Activities
  • Transportation
Embody Love Movement Facilitator Training

Saddle River

Embody Love Movement Facilitator Training

15 hour weekend workshop for self-empowered women who feel inspired to provide Embody Love Movement® workshops in their communities.

Fair Lawn National Night Out

Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn National Night Out

Information on crime prevention techniques, free giveaways, food, snacks, vendors, emergency services information and kids events.

The Big Top Annual Youth Conference

Elizabeth

The Big Top Annual Youth Conference

All youth ages 13 and up are invited to help us celebrate a day where life and skills brought together can shape the youth of tomorrow!

Emotional and Behavioral Challenges Associated with Learning Disabilities

Emotional and Behavioral Challenges Associated with Learning Disabilities

There are many emotional and behavioral challenges that students experience associated with learning difficulties and disabilities. These may include low self-esteem, social skills deficits, anxiety, depression, peer rejection, substance abuse, health complaints and more. Learning Disabilities may increase or exacerbate existing social-emotional or behavioral issues.

Annual Senior Citizens Picnic

Paramus

Annual Senior Citizens Picnic

f you are 60+ years old, please join us for a special day including:

  •  Lunch
  • Craft Fair
  •  Music & Entertainment
  •  Information Tables & much more
Annual Senior Citizens Picnic

Paramus

Annual Senior Citizens Picnic

If you are 60+ years old, please join us for a special day including: lunch, craft fair, music and entertainment. 

Reiki 2 Training and Attunement

Saddle River

Reiki 2 Training and Attunement

In this training you will dive more deeply into your practice and understanding of Reiki, receiving three of the Reiki symbols and mantras.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Monthly Support Group

Englewood

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Monthly Support Group

Grandparents are always given advice on what is best for their grandkids, but what about You?!  Raising grandchildren isn’t easy. You will learn what you can do to help keep your feelings of stress at an all-time low.

Autism Spectrum and Sexuality- What you need to know

Autism Spectrum and Sexuality- What you need to know

Sexuality is a central component for all people and can play a major role in an individual's identity and quality of life. However, the discussion and promotion in this area of adaptive and social functioning in individuals with autism spectrum disorder are often avoided.  In this webinar participants will learn how to begin a discussion with an individual about sexuality, what topics to cover and how that information can be taught in their daily lives.

Bergen County Annual Wellness Conference

Paramus

Bergen County Annual Wellness Conference

The 2017 Bergen County Third Annual Wellness conference titled "The Road to Community Wellness: Integration in Action" is seeking a variety of participants for a panel discussion. This free conference will highlight programs, services and models that are demonstrating positive impacts on health and wellness in Bergen County. The Committee seeks to find professionals/agencies who are already incorporating the idea of integrating the eight different dimensions of wellness in their current practice, and are willing to share their practice with the participants of the conference.