Community Events and Programs

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  • School's Out ... Donations In!
    Saturday, July 13 in Hamilton

    School's Out ... Donations In!

    Promote learning, boost self-esteem, and help keep kids in school - Together We Can Make a Difference!

    It's never too early to plan ahead. Help youth in Mercer County return to school ready to reach their full potential by donating much needed school supplies. 

  • NJTL of Trenton 2024 Summer Camp
    Saturday, July 13 @ 8:30 AM

    NJTL of Trenton 2024 Summer Camp

    Fun & Educational Tennis Activities for Kids ages 8-18. 

    Runs June 24 - August 1 @ Cadwalader & Villa Parks from 8:30-11:30 am Monday - Thursday.

    Fee: $60 for 6 weeks = $10/week

  • Run Away to the Circus This Summer!
    Saturday, July 13 @ 9:00 AM in Trenton

    Run Away to the Circus This Summer!

    FREE summer program consists of three 2-week sessions held Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm. Open to youth ages 6-12 or 12-18. Starts July 18th, July 22, or August 5th. Join for a single session or entire series. Lunch is included!

  • Sew So Dope - Fashion Across the Diaspora
    Saturday, July 13 @ 9:00 AM in Trenton

    Sew So Dope - Fashion Across the Diaspora

    Timbuk2Academy presents Sew So Dope for Girls 9+

    • Week 1: July 8-12
    • Week 2: July 15-19
    • Week 3: July 22-26 (girls 4-8 only)

    Cost - $500/week 9:00 - 3:00 PM

    Fashion Showcase Fundraiswer July 29th 6pm

    *Sewing Machine is provided. 2 Week Campers get a free sewing machine!!

  • Free Community Screening Inside Out 2
    Saturday, July 13 @ 10:00 AM in Princeton

    Free Community Screening Inside Out 2

    Join NJ4S for a Free Screening of Disney & Pixar's Inside Out 2. Film starts at 11am. Pre-film activity at 10am at Barness & Nobles across the mall in Market Fair. 

    Saturday, June 29th 11am

    AMC Market Fair 3521 US-1 Princeton

  • Summer Grief Group
    Saturday, July 13 @ 12:00 PM

    Summer Grief Group

    "When it is Darkest, we can see the stars."

    Grief group is a 9-week, closed group for youth 12-17 who have experienced the death of an important person in their life. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Group One starts Monday, July 1st

  • FREE Community Wellness Fair
    Saturday, July 13 @ 4:00 PM in Hamilton

    FREE Community Wellness Fair

    Join NJ4S for an afternoon of games and prizes that incorporate the 8 dimensions of Wellness. There will be a DJ, Zumba, Food, Bounce Houses, and more!

    Friday July 12 (rain date July 19th) from 4-7 pm

    Veteran's Park - South Court Games Pavilion (Kuser Rd Entrance)

  • FREE Summer College Prep Course
    Saturday, July 13 @ 5:00 PM in Trenton

    FREE Summer College Prep Course

    For seniors with interest in a 4-year college or university.

    Monday, July 8 - Thursday, August 15th

    Limited Availability - Register now!

  • Youth Writers Workshop with Nida
    Saturday, July 13 @ 6:00 PM in Princeton Junction
    Mercer County Library
    West Windsor Branch

    Youth Writers Workshop with Nida

    You're welcomed to attend a series of creating writing workshops for teens. Open to brand new and experienced writers alike!

    West Windsor Branch Library Room 4

    Thursdays 6:00-7:30 PM 

    Teens age 12-18

  • Council Against Youth Violence - Get in Touch Today!
    Monday, July 15 (Weekly)

    Council Against Youth Violence - Get in Touch Today!

    CAYV helps young people (age 19 and under) who have been a victim, witness, or threatened with violence. If you're concerned about threats or have experienced violence, contact the 24-hour weekend hotline for free counseling and support. 

    Talk/Text: 609-544-0620

  • Mobile Minds of NJ STEAM Camp
    Monday, July 15 in Lawrenceville (Weekly)

    Mobile Minds of NJ STEAM Camp

    Summer Camp Registration now open!

    S.E.A.L Academy Summer STEAM Camp runs June 24th - August 16th, 8:30-3pm

    Grades 1-8th

    Spaces are limited - Register Early!

  • Project Connect - Outpatient Counseling
    Monday, July 15 in Trenton (Monthly)

    Project Connect - Outpatient Counseling

    Children who have been through scary or stressful events often experience new difficulties at home, school, and in their day-to-day lives. We're here to help!

    In office counseling for children ages 0-12 and their caregivers. Therapists will support families in overcoming difficulties resulting from challenging experiences to build healthy futures. 

  • Trenton Tornadoes Youth Football 2024 Open Registration
    Monday, July 15 (Weekly)

    Trenton Tornadoes Youth Football 2024 Open Registration

    Registration is open for ages 7-14, Fee is $50. 

    Questions? Contact: [email protected]

  • New CSOC Summer Camp - Full Spectrum Sky Camp!
    Monday, July 15 @ 9:00 AM in Hamilton (Weekly)

    New CSOC Summer Camp - Full Spectrum Sky Camp!

    Full Spectrum Therapy Partners has just become a qualified CSOC summer camp provider. If your youth is DD eligible, between the ages of 5-13, and still in need of something fun to do this summer- REACH OUT TODAY!

    • 609-643-9077
    • Weekly starting July 15th 9am-5pm Monday-Friday
  • The Maker's Place FREE DIAPERS
    Monday, July 15 @ 11:00 AM in Trenton (Weekly)

    The Maker's Place FREE DIAPERS

    Every Monday from 11am-1pm at 212 Centre St Trenton.

    Must visit website to sign up for appointment. 

  • HiTOPS Summer Drop-In & Pop-Up Closet
    Tuesday, July 16 @ 3:00 PM in Princeton (Weekly)

    HiTOPS Summer Drop-In & Pop-Up Closet

    Join us this Summer! Most Tuesdays from 3-6pm young folks aged 11-18 are welcome to drop in, hang out, make art, grab snacks, and play games with friends. 

    The Closet will be open and available with free clothing and personal care items! 

  • CCCC Zero Suicide Team - Out of Darkness Community Walk
    Friday, July 19 in Hamilton (Weekly)

    CCCC Zero Suicide Team - Out of Darkness Community Walk

    On September 28th Mercer CMO's CCCC Zero Suicide Team will join the Out of Darkness Walk in an effort to fight suicide. Walk with us or donate to our goal of raising $1000 for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

    Where: Hamilton's Veteran's Park @ 9am

  • EnlightenMENT Peer to Peer Mentoring Program
    Monday, July 22 (Monthly)

    EnlightenMENT Peer to Peer Mentoring Program

    NJP2P, aka EnlightenMENT, provides young people 14-21 in care of DCP&P or OOH placement with peer support through trained professional staff and credible messengers with lived experience. Referrals can be made by the youth or anyone involved with their care and welfare. 

  • Seguridad Durante El Verano y En El Agua
    Monday, July 22 @ 12:00 PM
    Central Jersey Family Health Consortium

    Seguridad Durante El Verano y En El Agua Virtual

    Únase a nosotros mientras aprendemos como mantener el verano divertido y seguro con la Alianza contra el Daño Cerebral de NJ. Diseñada para familias, esta sesión discute la seguridad en aguas abiertas, la seguridad dentro y alrededor de las piscinas, el ajuste adecuado del chaleco salvavidas, y los consejos seguridad en el sol.

  • Mercer Path Forward: Expungement & Workforce Development Services!
    Monday, July 22 @ 1:00 PM (Bi-Weekly)

    Mercer Path Forward: Expungement & Workforce Development Services!

    Mercer County strives to enhance community services and resources, creating an environment where every individual can thrive. Through collaborative efforts and a dedication to serving its diverse population, Mercer County is working to be an example for the entire State.

  • Create Your Way to Wellness - Art Therapy Groups 11-17
    Monday, July 22 @ 5:00 PM (Bi-Weekly)

    Create Your Way to Wellness - Art Therapy Groups 11-17

    Starting 4/1/24 Creative Change Counseling will be offering Art Therapy Groups for youth ages 11-17. 

    Mondays - Hamilton 3525 Quakerbridge RD Suite 903 5-6pm

    Wednesdays - Lumberton 669 Main St Lumberton 6:30-7:30

    For More information call 609-534-5016 or email [email protected] OR [email protected]

  • Painting Wellness Workshop
    Friday, July 26 @ 10:30 AM in Hamilton

    Painting Wellness Workshop

    Bring your children to a FREE guided painting session. All ages Welcome. Supplies Included

    • Friday, July 26
    • 10:30am - 12:30pm
    • 1670 Whitehorse-Hamilton Sq Rd Suite 10B, Hamilton NJ

    To register please call or text Helene Lodge at 609-577-6368

  • FAMILY CONNECTS NJ: Nurse Visits Supporting Parents & Newborns at Home
    Monday, July 29 (Monthly)
    Family Connects NJ

    FAMILY CONNECTS NJ: Nurse Visits Supporting Parents & Newborns at Home

    Family Connects NJ is a new program that connects parents with a specially trained nurse for a personalized follow up visit at home within the first two weeks after their child’s birth. Visits are offered to all families at no cost, regardless of income, insurance or immigration status.

  • Comfort Zone Camp - Grief Camp in NY & NJ
    Monday, August 5 (Monthly)

    Comfort Zone Camp - Grief Camp in NY & NJ

    Comfort Zone Camp serves children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, primary caregiver, or friend. All programs are offered at no cost to families. CZC provides a safe, nurturing environment where kids can have traditional camp fun, while at the same time acquiring tools to help them cope with their loss.

  • Camp Trek
    Sunday, August 18

    Camp Trek

     CAMP TREK (Together in Recreation, Exploration and Knowledge) is the Alliance’s week-long residential camp program. It?provides a valuable experience for individuals with brain injury, offering socialization, recreation and fun. The week also affords a week of respite for caregivers, who often give 24-hour care the remainder of the year.

    Must be 18+

  • NJ I/DD Youth Transition Conference
    Tuesday, October 1 - Thursday, October 3 @ 9:00 AM
    Values Into Action NJ & the NJ YTC Planning Committee

    NJ I/DD Youth Transition Conference Virtual

    The 4th Annual NJ I/DD Youth Transition Conference is for youth with disabilities transitioning to the adult world of services, their families & caregivers and the professionals who serve them. NJ's premier conference on all-things Transition Into Adulthood related- join us virtually on October 1st and 3rd with a special virtual Resource Spotlight Networking Event on October 4th, 2024.

  • National Caregivers Conference 2024
    Sunday, November 10 in New Brunswick (Bi-Weekly)

    National Caregivers Conference 2024

    Shaping Tomorrow's Policies for Today's Caregivers.

    Save the date:

    November 3 – 4, 2024
    The Heldrich
    New Brunswick, NJ