Newark: Free Dental Screenings, Technology and Nutrition Programs for Kids

The Greater Newark Conservancy CityBloom program is the perfect way to spend the way to spend the day with your child (age 14-12 years) as we connect good health habits with science, technology, engineering, and math (S.T.E.M) through hands-on, inquiry-based lessons, outdoor exploration and interactive games.
The programs will be held on Saturdays, October 8, November 12, and December 10 from 10:30 to :11:30AM at 32 Prince Street in Newark (near the new Springfield Ave. Shop-Rite). Pre-registration is required by the Thursday night before each event. A parent or guardian (at least 18 years of age) is required and must stay with their children at all times.
Call the Education Department at 973 642 464 to register.


CityBloom is also hosting their free Annual Fall Block Party on Saturday, October 15 from 10am-4pm!
This Fall we’ll be featuring lots of free activities including informative gardening and cooking demos, crafts and activities for kids, community organizations, local vendors selling and sampling their products, a Fall Mum Sale and our Youth Farm Stand featuring fresh, locally grown produce from our farms, at very reasonable and affordable prices!
This event will also take place at the Outdoor Learning Center at 32 Prince Street.


The healthcare professionals of University Hospital and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine are proud to host a free dental screening for children aged 2 – 6. They will receive a safe, simple, and pain-free exam with a fluoride varnish ifappropriate for the prevention of cavities and tooth decay.
It will take place on Saturday October 22 at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Rosemary Gellene Room(B515) in Newark. Enter via the Emergency Department, 150 Bergen Avenue, where you will be escorted to the screening. You must RSVP by Friday October 21 to ensure that your child gets an appointment.

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