Community Events and Programs

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  • Project Write Now Winter Session Classes for Youth
    Monday, January 18 - 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
    Monday, January 18 - 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
    Monday, January 18 - 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]

  • The Mourning Meeting Podcast, Season 2
    Tuesday, January 19 - 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.

  • NAMI -
    Tuesday, January 19 @ 02:00 PM
    NAMI

    NAMI - "In Our Own Voice"

    Join us on Tuesday, January 19 as NAMI presents "In Our Own Voice," a personal perspective of mental illness that changes attitudes, assumptions, and stereotypes.

  • Aquaponics - Free Online Program
    Tuesday, January 19 @ 07:00 PM
    Rutgers Cooperative Extension

    Aquaponics - Free Online Program

    Cody Parker, Owner of Drop the Beet Farms will be getting into the fun bits of aquaponics virtually. His virtual farm tour will help you learn the basics of aquaponics, and how aquaponics ecosystems can inspire future generations to grow food sustainably. For questions call 732-349-1246 or email [email protected]

  • Family Meal Kits at the Township of Ocean Schools
    Wednesday, January 20 - Wednesday, March 31 @ 12:00 PM (Weekly)
    Township of Ocean Schools

    Family Meal Kits at the Township of Ocean Schools

    In addition to the weekly breakfast and lunch distribution, Meal Kits are available for Drive-Thru pick-up at any of the Township of Ocean Schools - Twin Brook, Middle Brook or Continental Gardens every Wednesday between 12 and 3 PM. One meal kit per family.

  • Family Support Group
    Wednesday, January 20 - 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.

  • Moceans Virtual Open House
    Thursday, January 21 @ 04:00 PM
    MOCEANS Center for Independent Living

    Moceans Virtual Open House

    Explore your options for post-secondary education, employment training, independent living, and adult services. RSVP by phone at 848-223-4129 or by email to: [email protected] with your full name, address, and phone number.

  • Having a Healthy Pregnancy During a Pandemic
    Saturday, January 23 @ 10:00 AM
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University

    Having a Healthy Pregnancy During a Pandemic

    Get answers to your concerns about pregnancy and delivery during COVID-19. You'll also learn to recognize signs of anxiety or depression after your baby's birth, the resources available, and what you can do for self-care, as well as community health workers' role in educating and advocating for women. Contact Lauren Marshall [email protected]

  • 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 

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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. 

  • 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 

  • 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.
     

  • 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.

  • 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.