Community Events and Programs

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  • FTSS Summer Camp
    Wednesday, April 24

    FTSS Summer Camp

    The summer camp program offers children between 5 and 14 years old the opportunity to participate in a unique program geared to keep at-risk youth occupied during non-traditional, non-school hours. Services are geared to those who are high energy, need additional support, and/or require a smaller group size to perform at their optimal level. 

  • Mercer County Library System Calendar of Events & Programs
    Wednesday, April 24

    Mercer County Library System Calendar of Events & Programs

    MCLS offers daily events, throughout the county, for the entire family. Events may include Tax Prep, Teen Pride Club, Citizenship Exam Prep, Steam Lab, Storytime, and so much more. Find more details including dates, times, and registration information on MCLS website.

  • Mobile Minds of NJ STEAM Camp
    Wednesday, April 24 in Lawrenceville

    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!

  • Sky zone - SkyCamp
    Wednesday, April 24 in Hamilton

    Sky zone - SkyCamp

    Have an epic time at SkyCamp! Kids can have fun while staying active, with instructor-led activities like age-appropriate exercise and Ultimate Dodgeball. It’s easy and hassle-free for parents: Drop ’em off and we’ll make sure they have the best experience ever. SkyCamp includes Jumping, Art & Crafts, Outdoor Time, and Movie Time!

  • Summer Youth Employment Program Princeton
    Wednesday, April 24 in Princeton

    Summer Youth Employment Program Princeton

    The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is an 8-week employment program for youth between the ages of 14 to 18 living in Princeton or attending a Princeton school. The program offers entry-level work experience, job readiness training, and career development training to all applicants.

    The 2024 employment period will be from July 1 to August 23, 2024. 

  • Mercer Path Forward: Expungement & Workforce Development Services!
    Wednesday, April 24 @ 1:00 PM

    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.

  • Mercer County Prosecutor's Office of Victim-Witness Advocacy
    Wednesday, April 24 @ 2:00 PM in Trenton

    Mercer County Prosecutor's Office of Victim-Witness Advocacy

    Please join Mercer County Prosecutor's Office of Victim-Witness Advocacy at our 2024 Resource Fair! Meet representatives from local organizations that provide invaluable services to victims of crime and the community. Kindly RSVP via QR code by April 15th.

  • Understanding, Connecting, & Helping Youth Mental Health Through Screening
    Wednesday, April 24 @ 2:00 PM

    Understanding, Connecting, & Helping Youth Mental Health Through Screening

    Wednesday, April 24th 2 PM

    One way to help youth build self-awareness, reduce stigma, and promote positive well-being is to incorporate school screening tools. This free 60-minute webinar will discuss: 

    • Best practices for engaging and building relationships with schools
    • How screening tools can be used to identify and detect mental health concerns
  • COMPASS Academy Webinar: Loneliness & Social Isolation: How to Foster Connection in Schools and the Community
    Wednesday, April 24 @ 6:30 PM
    Preferred Behavioral Health Group

    COMPASS Academy Webinar: Loneliness & Social Isolation: How to Foster Connection in Schools and the Community Virtual

    Join us for an informative and engaging free webinar for caregivers and educators. This webinar will provide information on navigating conversations around loneliness and social isolation with kids. The presenters will discuss the double edged sword of social media and how it keeps people connected but also can increase social isolation, promoting connection to the school community, and fostering belonging in the larger community. Don't miss it! This event is open to all New Jersey caregivers, including educators and mental health professionals.

  • Tulpehaking Nature Center Spring Programs
    Friday, April 26 in Hamilton (Weekly)

    Tulpehaking Nature Center Spring Programs

    Naturalist News - Spring 2024

    Spring Programs Newly Released

    Be the first to reserve your spot for our most popular programs, from Beaver Walks to Birdwatching. New this season are special outings for fathers and their children, a Meadow Fire Walk visiting the Park Commission’s prescribed burn areas, and Owls for Kids!

  • 2024 Artworks Trail Jam
    Saturday, April 27 @ 11:00 AM in Trenton

    2024 Artworks Trail Jam

    Trail Clean-Up, Cycling Activities, & Art Making

    Saturday April 27th * 11am - 4pm

    D&R Trail Entrance at the Trenton Battle Monument. 

  • Create Your Way to Wellness - Art Therapy Groups 11-17
    Monday, April 29 @ 5:00 PM (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]

  • Inspire & Educate - FREE Summer Camp in Trenton
    Tuesday, April 30 in Trenton (Weekly)

    Inspire & Educate - FREE Summer Camp in Trenton

    Summer Camp offers children grades 1-8 to attend a 6-week FREE camp from July 1st - August 8th, 8:30-4pm. We offer the children windows into a new world that can inspire and challenge them. From academics and healthy living to golf and tennis to Bible study and faith, the children are exposed to various engaging activities.

    Must register to attend!

  • Better Health Program
    Wednesday, May 1 in Hamilton (Monthly)
    RWJ Barnabas Health
    RWJ University Hospital Hamilton

    Better Health Program

    A free program for VIPs 65+ that combines medical education, interesting topics, and fun activities.

  • Lego Club is back at Hamilton Library
    Thursday, May 2 @ 6:30 PM in Hamilton (Week2)

    Lego Club is back at Hamilton Library

    The Hamilton Township Public Library’s Lego Club is back for 2024.

    Set to be held from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of every month, the club offers Hamilton youth the opportunity to “unleash their creativity” and build their own designs.

    Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult, and registration is required.

  • May the Force Be with You: The Power of a Sound Mind
    Saturday, May 4 @ 10:00 AM in Trenton

    May the Force Be with You: The Power of a Sound Mind

    Save The Date: Saturday, May 4th 10 am - 2 pm. 

    Join us at the Still Sanding Community Outreach/Mental Health Fair in collaboration with Have of Hope and Princeton Deliverance Center. 

  • Comfort Zone Camp - Grief Camp in NY & NJ
    Monday, May 6 (Bi-Weekly)

    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.

  • FAMILY CONNECTS NJ: Nurse Visits Supporting Parents & Newborns at Home
    Tuesday, May 7 (Bi-Weekly)
    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.

  • Managing Grief on Parent Holidays
    Thursday, May 9 @ 12:00 PM

    Managing Grief on Parent Holidays Virtual

    Identify 3 strategies to use when parenting that acknowledge your child’s needs and grief experiences. Identify a linking object that would connect the family with the child who died. Determine how to use Continuing Bonds as a mode of self-care.

  • COMPASS Academy Webinar: Mental Health Awareness Month: Co-Occurring Disorders
    Wednesday, May 29 @ 6:30 PM
    Preferred Behavioral Health Group

    COMPASS Academy Webinar: Mental Health Awareness Month: Co-Occurring Disorders Virtual

    Join us for an informative and engaging free webinar for caregivers and educators. This webinar will provide information on Mental Health Awareness Month and co-occurring disorders. The presenters will discuss the awareness of co-occurring disorders, what they are and why they are important, and treatment options for co-occurring disorders. Don't miss it! This event is open to all New Jersey caregivers, including educators and mental health professionals.

  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Evaluation and Management
    Wednesday, June 12 @ 12:00 PM
    Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey

    Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Evaluation and Management Virtual

    Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) can be a confusing topic for both professionals and survivors. How is it diagnosed, and what can one expect in terms of recovery and treatment? In this webinar, we will xplore the somewhat complicated definition of mTBI; Better understand how diagnosis is established via assessment; and discuss course of recovery and treatment.

  • As We Carry On: Using Words To Explore Your Grief With A Compassionate Lens
    Thursday, June 13 @ 12:00 PM

    As We Carry On: Using Words To Explore Your Grief With A Compassionate Lens Virtual

    In this interactive workshop, you’ll explore how self-compassion can help us live more fully after loss. Together, we’ll draw from the wisdom of other grief writers

  • Sew So Dope - Fashion Across the Diaspora
    Monday, July 8 @ 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!!

  • 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