Posted Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Chatham Dance Group to Perform; Morris Resource Fair Booked for June

Sunday, May 5, 2-2:30 p.m.: Envision Dance Exchange performance at this weekend’s Abilities Expo at New Jersey Convention and Expo Center in Edison. This Chatham dance group includes dancers of all abilities. For more information visit  www.danceinnovations.org/dipf or call 973-635-1205. The expo also features a booth with state officials from the New Jersey Office of Emergency Preparedness who are offering information directed toward people with disabilities; and a workshop on preventing insurance fraud by the Tracy M. Thompson, Acting New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prosecutor from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on May 5.

Thursday, May 16 from 2-6 p.m.: Warren County Disability Resource Fair at Warren County Library Southwest Branch, 202 County Road 519, Phillipsburg. Morris County people with disabilities, their families, students, educators and caregivers are invited to learn about the resources in the area including vocational and job training opportunities, disability benefits, estate planning, adult services, housing, recreation, higher education opportunities and more. At 5 p.m., a special session on Able accounts will be presented by professional financial planners.

Please RSVP by May 10 with event sponsors Dawn Center for Independent Living in Parsippany by calling Marc Molde at 888.383.3296 x 211 or by emailing [email protected] Additional sponsors are Abilities of Northwest Jersey, Inc., and United Way of Northern New Jersey Caregivers Coalition. The event is hosted by Warren County Advisory Council on Disabilities.

Sunday, June 2, from noon to 4 p.m.: Family Fun Day and Disability Resource Fair at Central Park of Morris County, 91 Central Ave., Morris Plains. This all-day event includes a disability providers and resource fair, disability sensitivity station, face painting, STEM activities, games and prizes. Entertainment includes appearances by Elmo, acoustic music, crafts, turtle races from Snakes-n-Scales.

The event is sponsored by Dawn Center for Independent Living in Parsippany. For more information, visit the website here or call 888.383.3296 or email [email protected] Download the flyer here.

Upcoming events outside Morris County include Project Self-Sufficiency’s Family Expo from 5-8 p.m. on May 23 at the organizations office, 127 Mill St., Newton. For more information, visit the organization’s website or call 973.940.3500.