Events in Union County, NJ
- Sat, Oct 19th, 2019, 8:00 am-11:00 pm302 Central Ave
United StatesCalling all runners, walkers and supporters!!! People run to better a time, people run to be first, people run for fun, people fun for exercise, people run to encourage their kids, people walk – whatever the reason is that you exercise, sign up for the annual PAL Cop Trot and along with the satisfaction of completing the race, you will also receive a finisher medal and maybe a winner medal in your age category too! The event is Saturday October 13th and we hope to see you there! This years race is in memory of John Cataldo, a long time PAL supporter. Information is on the town flashing board and school ELFF.
- Fri, Nov 22nd, 2019, 10:00 am-2:00 pm1 Constitution Plaza
United StatesUnion County residents seeking information about services for adults age 60 and older can come to convenient locations throughout the County and speak in person with experienced staff from the Union County Aging and Disability Resource Connection, a division of the Department of Human Services. The community visits are scheduled every month through Union County’s ASK (Aging Services Kiosk) program. In November, the ASK program will come to public libraries in Elizabeth, Cranford, Clark, Garwood, Mountainside, Summit, Union, and the Rahway Senior Center. “Our goal is to help senior residents access the resources they need to stay connected with their communities,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “The ASK program helps seniors, their families, and their caregivers get expert guidance in person, in a comfortable setting close to home.” Guidance offered through the ASK program includes home delivered meals, respite care, home care, adult day care, and support services for caregivers. Assistance with completing applications and forms is also provided. All Union County residents are welcome to attend any ASK event. The Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection is modeled on a national program aimed at of promoting wellness, independence, dignity and choice for seniors and their families, and for people with disabilities. In addition to ASK and other outreach events, printed information is available in English and Spanish. For more information about the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, visit the Department of Human Services online at ucnj.org/departments/human-services or call 888-280-8226 (toll free), 908-527-4870, or 908-527-4858. Spanish speakers may call 908-527-4863.