Community Events and Programs

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  • Get Fit Bergen: T'ai Chi Chih

    Ridgewood

    Get Fit Bergen: T'ai Chi Chih

    Free "Get Fit Bergen" classes sponsored by the Bergen County Department of Health Services, Community Health Improvement Partnership of Bergen County, and The Valley Hospital.

  • Strengthening Families For Parents and Their Children Ages 10-14

    Hackensack

    Strengthening Families For Parents and Their Children Ages 10-14

    FREE family program called Strengthening Families. I have a round Strengthening Families Program that will be located in Englewood for English speaking AND Spanish speaking families with youth between the ages of 10 and 14.

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

    Hackensack

    Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

    This is for adults (19 yo or order) who regularly interact with  adolescents aged 12-18 (coaches, youth group/scout leaders, parents, teachers, school staff, etcetera).  One in five youth ages 13 to 18 lives with a mental health condition.  

  • First Aid Mental Health: A Symposium for Interfaith Leaders

    Emerson

    First Aid Mental Health: A Symposium for Interfaith Leaders

    Leaders of all faiths are invited to attend.

  • Parent/Caregiver Wednesday Night Support Group

    Fair Lawn

    Parent/Caregiver Wednesday Night Support Group

    Join us for an informal group of parents/caregivers sharing concerns, learning resources and supporting one another!

  • FREE!! Strengthening Families Program For Parents and Youth Ages 6-11

    Lyndhurst

    FREE!! Strengthening Families Program For Parents and Youth Ages 6-11

    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
  • The Sibling Experience: Including Siblings in the Conversation

    Paramus

    The Sibling Experience: Including Siblings in the Conversation

    This workshop will provide an overview of sibling needs at different stages of development.  This workshop will focus on the significance of talking to neurotypical siblings about  sibling relationships. Siblings 14 years and older are welcome to attend with parents/guardians.

  • Go the Distance for Autism

    Paramus

    Go the Distance for Autism

    North Jersey's largest charity cycling event and FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL! When you ride, you directly support children and families with autism. You don't have to ride to enjoy the FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL which includes music by THE DIRTY SOCK FUNTIME BAND, games, inflatables, face painting, activities and our sponsor pavilion. Bring your friends and family to the festival – all are welcome!

  • Skylands Manor Tours at New Jersey State Botanical Garden

    Ringwood

    Skylands Manor Tours at New Jersey State Botanical Garden

     NJBG volunteer docents lead visitors on a tour of the architecture and history of Skylands Manor.

    Fee: $7 adults; $5 seniors and students ages 13-18; $3 ages 6-12; free under 6.

  • Living Our Best Life: Understanding and Accepting a Life

    Bergenfield

    Living Our Best Life: Understanding and Accepting a Life

    This event celebrates the 10th Anniversary of And A Child Shall Lead US, a peer support group of mothers helping mothers that has been meeting since 2008 at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Bergenfield.

  • Parent/Caregiver Monday Morning Support Group

    Fair Lawn

    Parent/Caregiver Monday Morning Support Group

    Join us for an informal group of parents/caregivers sharing concerns, learning resources and supporting one another!

  • Nurtured Heart Approach® Trainings!

    Fair Lawn

    Nurtured Heart Approach® Trainings!

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® is strength based social/emotional strategy that: ? Transforms negative behaviors into positive behaviors ? Builds personal Inner Wealth™ ? Promotes positive relationships and renewed sense of self and community!

  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren including Resource parents, Adult Relatives and other Adults in the care of Children

    Englewood

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren including Resource parents, Adult Relatives and other Adults in the care of Children

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Monthly Support Group...All other relatives raising grandchildren, including resource parents are Welcome too!

  • Maternal Depression: Everyone Can Play a Role to Help Families Thrive

    Maternal Depression: Everyone Can Play a Role to Help Families Thrive

    Mothers and babies don’t need to keep suffering the consequences of maternal depression. Physicians, public health providers, policy makers, families, and community advocates can take action and drive change.

  • Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students with Disabilities Age 14 and Older

    Paramus

    Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students with Disabilities Age 14 and Older

    You are Cordially Invited to Attend our Monthly Parent-to-Parent Exchange Meetings for Parents of Students with Disabilities Age14 and Older

  • Summer DBT Skills Intensive Program for College Students & Young Adults

    Waldwick

    Summer DBT Skills Intensive Program for College Students & Young Adults

    Participants will learn skills to better manage their own emotions, tolerate distressing situations, communicate effectively with others, and to approach life’s challenges with acceptance and compassion.

  • Back to the 80s: A Musical Tribute

    River Edge

    Back to the 80s: A Musical Tribute

    Any questions, please contact Linda Voogod at [email protected] or Catherine Buchholt at [email protected] .

  • Free Produce Market and Community Resource Education Event

    East Rutherford

    Free Produce Market and Community Resource Education Event

    . Come to pick up fresh produce and learn about community programs available in Bergen County!

  • Ride for Autism

    Lincroft

    Ride for Autism

    The Ride for Autism is a one-day charity bicycle tour designed to raise money for Autism New Jersey and also to raise community awareness about autism.

  • 2019 Stepping Out Walk

    Leonia

    2019 Stepping Out Walk

    The Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State Chapter will hold its 18th Annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Overpeck Park (amphitheater area) in Ridgefield Park.

  • Nurtured Heart Approach® Training!

    Fair Lawn

    Nurtured Heart Approach® Training!

    The Nurtured Heart Approach® is strength based social/emotional strategy that: ? Transforms negative behaviors into positive behaviors ? Builds personal Inner Wealth™ ? Promotes positive relationships and renewed sense of self and community!

  • Bergen County Home Ownership Fair

    Hasbrouck Heights

    Bergen County Home Ownership Fair

    If You're in the Market to Buy a New Home, Don't Miss this Event!

  • Sports Injuries and Pain - Preventing Opioid Use Disorders in Student Athlete (Free Narcan Training)

    Englewood

    Sports Injuries and Pain - Preventing Opioid Use Disorders in Student Athlete (Free Narcan Training)

    Meet experts in physical therapy, pain management, orthopedics, and substance use.  Fifty eligible attendees to receive Narcan kits.  Break out sessions designed for youth/students, parents and professionals.

  • Garfield Colored Giants

    Garfield

    Garfield Colored Giants

    Food - Fun - Family - Friends

  • Vaping and Teens with ADHD: A Parent's Guide to Prevention, Cessation, and Treatment

    Vaping and Teens with ADHD: A Parent's Guide to Prevention, Cessation, and Treatment

    Vaping — the act of inhaling and exhaling the vapor produced by heated nicotine liquid — is an epidemic these days.

  • Marsha P. Johnson Social: Prom Night

    Paramus

    Marsha P. Johnson Social: Prom Night

    Dress to the 9's and dance the night away. All LGBTQ Friendly are welcome to attend this fun & free event!

  • Freedom from Panic: Learn to Identify and Manage Panic and Anxiety in Adults

    Freedom from Panic: Learn to Identify and Manage Panic and Anxiety in Adults

    This presentation will discuss panic attack symptoms in adults. Webinar attendees will learn how to identify panic attack symptoms in several of the common anxiety disorders, including Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

  • Unity in the Community: Law Enforcement, Mental Health Services and YOU Working Together

    Leonia

    Unity in the Community: Law Enforcement, Mental Health Services and YOU Working Together

    Join the Crisis Intervention Team for their “Unity in the Community” event @ Overpeck County Park happening Sunday, June 30th from 11am-4pm!

  • S.T.E.A.M Summer Camp

    Union City

    S.T.E.A.M Summer Camp

    Science Technology Engineering Math Camp

  • Bergen Trauma Treatment Center Advisory Board

    Fair Lawn

    Bergen Trauma Treatment Center Advisory Board

    Thank you to all who joined us for our first Advisory Board! We will be meeting again to hear from you about what is working and what may still be needed for our youth in regards to trauma treatment.

  • Marsha P. Johnson Social: Picnic Party

    Paramus

    Marsha P. Johnson Social: Picnic Party

    Bring Boo-Boo and his Pic-A-Nic basket  full of picnic treats. All LGBTQ Friendly are welcome to attend this fun & free event!

  • Joey Travolta's Short Film Camp

    Tenafly

    Joey Travolta's Short Film Camp

    Joey Travolta, special educator and film maker and his crew of professionals teach kids age 11 -23 the art of film  making from concept to creation.

  • Autism Beach Bash

    Belmar Beach

    Autism Beach Bash

    Autism Beach Bash benefits individuals and their families living with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This is a free event which will be held on Sunday, September 8th, 2019. The day includes organized activities, DJ, arts and crafts, informational vendors, lunch, beach games and more. 

  • Englewood Health's

    Englewood

    Englewood Health's "Wellness Conference 2019"

    A full-day conference with keynote speakers, educational presentations, film screenings, discussion groups and local agencies/charities promoting their work. Come and meet the best of our Englewood Health physicians, clinicians and educators. Taking on 'Wellness' subjects such as depression, anxiety and addiction; diabetes, obesity, exercise and diet. We explore the latest research and data about what exactly needs to change and how exactly to achieve this change. Both on a personal and community wide level.