Minority Health Month Events

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Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/01/2018 Details
Time: 9:00am
Description: Comprehensive Health Screening and Disease Prevention Fair
Location: Ukranian Cultural Center
135 Davidson Ave
Somerset
Sponsor: Indian Health Camp of NJ

Community Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic: "What you Need to Know"
Event Date(s): 04/03/2018 Details
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Description: Free Community Education Program
Location: Sister Marie de Pazzi Conference Center
254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick
Sponsor: Saint Peter's University Hospital

Eating for Two
Event Date(s): 04/03/2018 Details
Time: 12:00 pm-2:30 pm
Description: A Nutritious, well-balanced eating plan can be one of the most important ways to help your developing baby. Learn how you can prepare healthy meals that are quick, affordable and easy to make. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions you may
Location: Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Sponsor: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Partnering for Health Equity-Shoprite Event
Event Date(s): 04/04/2018 Details
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Registered dietician Michael Franzone will teach about the different food categories, preparing healthy snacks, and take you on a store tour
Location: 3147 Kennedy Blvd
North Bergen
Sponsor: ASCSDC/Palisades Family Success Center, OMMH, and Shoprite

Livingston Spring Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/04/2018 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Description: Community Health Fair offering various educational and screening events. Center for Asian Health, Saint Barnabas Medical Center will be providing educational materials on colorectal cancer and lung cancer screening. Free FIT kits will be offered to eligib
Location: Livingston Community Ctr
204 Hillside Ave.
Livingston
Sponsor: Livingston Public Health Dept.

Morris County Free Produce Market
Event Date(s): 04/05/2018 Details
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Families are welcome to get fresh produce and learn of additional support services
Location: Father Connolly Community Center
37 North Essex
Dover
Sponsor:

Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby Community Baby Shower
Event Date(s): 04/05/2018 Details
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: A free community baby shower for pregnant women and mothers with babies 0-12 months.
Location: Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth
Sponsor: Partnership for Maternal and Child Health or Northern NJ’s Perinatal Mood Disorders Initiative

Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/06/2018 Details
Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Ensuring Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations "Recovery Through Resiliency"
Location: William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne
Sponsor:

Ensuring Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations"Recovery Through Resiliency"
Event Date(s): 04/06/2018 Details
Time: 8:00 am- 3;00 pm
Description: Health Equity Forum
Location: William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne
Sponsor:

A Food Experience to Remember: Letting Go of Bad Eating Habits
Event Date(s): 04/07/2018 Details
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Description: This workshop will focus on strategies to control emotional and mindless eating. Stress management techniques will also be discussed to reduce stress
Location: Calvary Lighthouse
1133 E County Line Road, Building A
Lakewood
Sponsor:

DON'T BURN LEARN - FIRE SAFETY
Event Date(s): 04/10/2018 Details
Time: APRIL 10, 10:30 A.M. -12:00 pm
Description: FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
Location: BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH
275 WEST MARKET ST.
NEWARK
Sponsor: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

Partnering for Health Equity – “Health, Diabetes, and You” Workshop at Holy Name Medical Center
Event Date(s): 04/11/2018 Details
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m
Description: A community health educator will present a workshop promoting healthy living and focusing on common health concerns including diabetes.
Location: 420-15th Street
Union City
Sponsor: ASCSDC/Palisades Family Success Center, OMMH, and Holy Name Medical Center

Community Health Day
Event Date(s): 04/11/2018 Details
Time: 6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Description: Health Fair
Location: MOCHA
37 N. Essex St.
Dover
Sponsor: Morris County Org. for Hispanic Affairs and Morristown medical Center

Health Symposium
Event Date(s): 04/11/2018 Details
Time: 8:00am – 2:00pm
Description: Health Disparities – Closing The Gap” Addressing Health Disparities Through Community Engagement
Location: Pridential Center
25 Lafayette Street
Newark
Sponsor: United Way of Essex and West Hudson

Beyond Yoga
Event Date(s): 04/12/2018 Details
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: Find your INNER PEACE Rejuvenate, your mind, body and spirit
Location: RWJUH Wellness and Firness
New Brunnswick
Sponsor: Robertwood Johnson University Hospital

Bergen Community Resource Day Event
Event Date(s): 04/13/2018 Details
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Join us to learn everything you need to know about the agencies that provide services in our community
Location: Greater Bergen Community Action Cliffside Park Head Start
263 Lafayette Avenue
Cliffside Park
Sponsor:

Addressing Health Equity in Central Jersey
Event Date(s): 04/13/2018 Details
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: In celebration of Minority Health Month the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium is holding a professional education luncheon for staff in Middlesex, Somerset, and Monmouth counties. The keynote speaker will present on the history of issues in health e
Location: Maggiano's Little Italy
600 Commons Way, Bldg. E.
Bridgewater
Sponsor:

Taiwanese Association Health Day
Event Date(s): 04/14/2018 Details
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: Culturally focused health fair offering various educational and screening events. Center for Asian Health, Saint Barnabas Medical Center will be providing educational materials on colorectal cancer and lung cancer screening. Free FIT kits will be offered
Location: Taiwanese Presbyterian Church of Northern Jersey
343 E. Cedar St.,
Livingston
Sponsor: Taiwanese Association Health Day

AAPKI SEHAT/Health and Wellness Seminar
Event Date(s): 04/15/2018 Details
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Importance of: Reading Food Labels, High Cholesterol, Weight Management, Making Significant changes for a healthy life.
Location: Durga Mandir
4240 Route 27
Princeton
Sponsor: South Asian Total Health Iinitiatives

Tool for Parents of children with Autism
Event Date(s): 04/17/2018 Details
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Description: Understanding how autism affects your child is crucial when making parenting decisions. This event presented by Trinitas Children's Therapy Services
Location: Linden Public School #2
1700 S. Wood Ave.
Linden
Sponsor: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

A Day With Your Health
Event Date(s): 04/18/2018 Details
Time: 2:30 pm -4:30 pm
Description: An afternoon for QPSI employees and staff to come and learn "Health Tips" that can help manage their health and live longer. Medical screenings, gardening tips, food tasting, Zumba demonstration and much more!
Location: 2030 US Route 130 Employee Cafeteria
Florence
Sponsor: Servicios Latinos and QPSI

Diabetes Prevention and Treatment
Event Date(s): 04/18/2018 Details
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Description: HbA1C blood screening test is offered free of charge by HolyName Medical Center. Diabetes Specialists( Endocrinologist and Certified Diabetes Educator) will present lectures on Diabetes Basics and Complication, and Diabetes Management. Question and Answe
Location: Korean Community Center
100 Grove St.
Tenafly
Sponsor: Holyname Medical Center and Korean American Medical Association

BRING YOUR OWN BROWN BAG - MEDICATION REVIEW
Event Date(s): 04/18/2018 Details
Time: APRIL 18, 11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Description: MEDICATION REVIEW - INTERACTION BETWEEN SUPPLEMENTS, PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION AND HERBAL REMEDIES WHICH COULD BE LIFE THREATENING
Location: JAMES C. WHITE MANOR
516 BERGEN STREET
NEWARK
Sponsor: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

I'm Tobacco-Free and Nicotine-Free"
Event Date(s): 04/19/2018 Details
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Description: Educational interactive program on the benefits of living tobacco-free and nicotine-free for Essex County public school students
Location: East Orange
Sponsor: NJ GASP

Urban City Diversity and Inclusion
Event Date(s): 04/19/2018 Details
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Description: Dr Naqi and other panelists as she discusses how aliments such as heart disease, high blood pressure and other health concerns can be addressed within our minority communities.
Location: Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth
Sponsor: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

UIH Family Partners- MAN-UP
Event Date(s): 04/19/2018 Details
Time: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Description: UIH Family Partners Fatherhood Practioners will host a group discussion on the importance of Fatherhood, and Self-Care
Location: 4 North Broad Street, FL. 2R
Trenton
Sponsor: UIH Family Partners

Overcoming Barriers to Completing advance Directives
Event Date(s): 04/19/2018 Details
Time: 1:30 pm
Description: Join Americans across the county in making future healthcare decisions known to family, friends and healthcare providers. Share your wishes and complete your advance directive, because... Your decisions matter.
Location: Willingboro Township Senior Citizen Center
429 John f. Kennedy Center
Willing boro
Sponsor:

Screening for a Healthier You
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 2:00pm-4:30pm
Description: Family Resources and information will be available on health awareness and chronic disease prevention
Location: Neptune Public Library
25 Neptune Blvd
Neptune
Sponsor:

Hispanic Family Center Annual Asthma Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Description: This event is hosted by our Pediatric Asthma Prevention program. In addition to asthma education, there will be other health screenings offered to the East Camden population most of which identify as minorities. Several community service and community hea
Location: 3213 River Road
Camden
Sponsor: Evolution Family Success Center

Asthma Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm
Description: Music, Raffle, Games, Resources, Snacks and Giveaways for all
Location: Miguel's Pharmacy Parking Lot
3213 River Rd
Camden
Sponsor:

EATING YOUR WAY TO GOOD HEALTH
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: APRIL 20, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Description: WATER FILLED FOODS THAT KEEP YOU HYDRATED
Location: EATING YOUR WAY TO GOOD HEALTH
208 LYONS AVENUE
NEWARK
Sponsor: NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

Monmouth County Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Description: Attendees will become familiar with the issues in Monmouth County of disparities in: HIV/Sexually transmitted disease in the LGBTQ and Hispanic communities; Childhood asthma in the socioeconomically disadvantaged communities; lack of maternal care and hig
Location: CentraState Medical Center- Auditorium
901 West Main Street
Freehold
Sponsor: Health Improvement Coalition of Monmouth County

We’re Cooking For Our Health!
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Description: Marjorie Dejoie-Brewer, MD, Medical Officer with the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America/ Philadelphia, will share her secrets for nutrition and wellness through a cooking demonstration.
Location: Rev. Ronald B. Christian Health and Wellness Center
208 Lyons Ave
Newark
Sponsor: The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey

Wildwood Island 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Description: The event will raise awareness on how students can prevent or stop bullying in their schools and communities. Students of 5 island schools are invited to create basketball teams of 3 (+ 1 sub) to participate in a fun, fast paced tournament. Kids have to
Location: Wildwood High School
4300 Pacific Ave
Wildwood
Sponsor: Cape Assist

We’re Cooking For Our Health!
Event Date(s): 04/20/2018 Details
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Description: Marjorie Dejoie-Brewer, MD, Medical Officer with the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America/ Philadelphia, will share her secrets for nutrition and wellness through a cooking demonstration. Dinner provided. RSVP required.
Location: Rev. Ronald B. Christian Health and Wellness Center
208 Lyons Ave
Newark
Sponsor: The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey

UIH Family Partners- Healthy Eating, Healthy Choices, Healthy Life
Event Date(s): 04/22/2018 Details
Time: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Description: UIH Family Partners and the Chefs of Smokehouse 1911 will host a group discussion and cooking demonstration on the importance of Healthy Eating and Living.
Location: 11 West Front Street
Trenton
Sponsor: UIH Family Partners

Partnering for Health Equity – CarePoint Health Screenings and presentation
Event Date(s): 04/24/2018 Details
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Description: Health resource fair including health screenings, and a presentation by Dr. Knihnicky on the importance and role of specific health screenings and regular well visits
Location: 1901 West Street,
Union City
Sponsor: ASCSDC/Palisades Family Success Center, OMMH, and CarePoint Neighborhood Health Center

"The Opioid Crisis: Getting on the Road to Recovery"
Event Date(s): 04/24/2018 Details
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Description: Free Community Education Program
Location: Sister Marie de Pazzi Conference Center
254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick
Sponsor: Saint Peter's University Hospital

2018 Annual health Care Industry Summit
Event Date(s): 04/25/2018 Details
Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm
Description: Pathways to Success
Location: Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Picataway
Sponsor:

Spring into Health ! Community Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/26/2018 Details
Time: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Description: Fun for everyone! Food, Healthy Snacks, Music Bounce House, Information/Resources, Sport Activities, Face Painting, Zumba
Location: Dorothy McNish Parent Center
300 Prospect Avenue
Asbury Park
Sponsor: Community Affairs and Resource Center

Take Charge of Your Health
Event Date(s): 04/26/2018 - 04/30/2018 Details
Time: 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Description: 6-session workshop meets on Thursdays. Gives people with chronic conditions and/or their care givers the knowledge, skills and confidence to take a more active role in their healthcare. Workshop is led by certified peer-leaders.
Location: Bethany Baptist Church
1115 Gibbsboro Road
Lindenwold
Sponsor: Innovations Ministries

2018 Females of Faith Farm Fellowship - NJ
Event Date(s): 04/26/2018 Details
Time: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Multicultural women clergy leaders gather this year at the 21 acre farminary project farm at Princeton Theological Seminary to experience the physical refreshing, WALK a miniFarm Tour w/ the Farminary Project director/Farmer Rev. Dr. Nathan Stucky, and En
Location: Farminary @ Princeton Theological Seminary
4200 Princeton Pike
Princeton
Sponsor:

Health Equity Forum
Event Date(s): 04/27/2018 Details
Time: 8:00 am- 3:00 pm
Description: Ensuring Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations "Recovery Through Resiliency"
Location: Camden County College
200 College Drive
Blackwood
Sponsor:

Community Health Fair
Event Date(s): 04/28/2018 Details
Time: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Description: Enjoy games, door prizes, Zumba, Yoga, Bike safety and tune ups, Kids activities and Health Snacks!
Location: United Way Community Volunteer Center
20 Fulper Road
Flemington
Sponsor:

Community Wellness Fair
Event Date(s): 04/28/2018 Details
Time: 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
Description: This event is targeted toward youth and families in Newark's South Ward. We partnered with Newark Public Schools and we are anticipating a turn-out of between 500 and 700 people.
Location: Malcolm X Shabazz High School Football Field
80 Johnson Ave.
Newark
Sponsor:

Health Walk
Event Date(s): 04/29/2018 Details
Time: Sunday, April 29th at 1:00 PM.
Description: Health Walk at the Abbott Marshlands, Spring into health this April by getting outside to enjoy a casual nature walk along the trails of the Abbott Marshlands at Spring Lake. There will be migrating song birds and evidence
Location: Meet at Tulpehaking Nature Center. Hamilton, NJ
Sponsor: New Covenant UMC -Tulpehaking Nature Center

UIH Family Partners- Softball Game
Event Date(s): 04/29/2018 Details
Time: 2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Description: Softball game that will help promote Minority Health issues by providing information and referral to all participants and players through Direct Education and Voluntary Enrollment into our programs.
Location: Moody Park 1550 Parkside Avenue
Ewing Twp
Sponsor: UIH Family Partners