RWJBarnabas Health Events for Kids and Teens This March


Spring is around the corner, and if you’re looking to keep your kids busy, RWJBarnabas Health offers classes and events that shake up the usual routine for the whole family, from toddlers to teens. The best part? You can choose to do them at home or in person. Whether it’s mommy and me style cooking classes in Hannah’s Kitchen, learning about healthy snacks at an interactive nutrition class, or teens brushing up on driver safety tips, there’s a class or event that will give your family something to look forward to this March. (featured photo: RWJBarnabas Health)

Classes for Kids

KidsFit Parent Education
March 3 at 1 PM

Join our Registered Dietitians to learn how to help your kids become courageous eaters with tips and tools from the KidsFit program. Register online or contact Kerri Likakis for more information: 973-926-7371, 
Cost: Free
Sponsoring Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Healthy Kids in Hannah’s Kitchen
March 7, 14, 21, and 28
Join in-person or virtually for this hands-on cooking class for ages 8-12; parent/guardian must register. Your child will learn how to cook with nutritious ingredients, how to read a recipe, kitchen safety tips, measuring techniques, knife skills, and more. For class links and more information, contact: Emily Ho, RDN. 
Cost: Free
208 Lyons Ave. Newark, NJ 07112

My First Cooking Class in Hannah’s Kitchen
March 11 at 9:30 AM
Join us in-person or virtually for this hands-on cooking class (for ages 4-7) with a parent/guardian/loved one present. Even the pickiest eaters will learn to love their veggies in this fun and interactive class.
Cost: Free
Online OR Rev. Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, 208 Lyons Ave. Newark, NJ 07112

Taste Testers in Hannah’s Kitchen
March 11 at 11 AM
Join in-person or virtually for this mommy & me style healthy cooking class for ages 2-4 with a parent/grandparent/loved one.
Cost: Free
Virtual OR Rev. Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, 208 Lyons Ave. Newark, NJ 07112

Healthy Kids Cooking Class (in-person)
March 18 at 11 AM
Grab your apron and join Ms. Jenn in a hands-on cooking class at the LiveWell Center. Young chefs ages 4 and up are welcome to attend with an adult.
Cost: Free
LiveWell Center, 200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200 Eatontown, NJ 07724

Toddler Snack Time
March 20 at 10:30 AM
Bring your little ones, ages 2 to 4, for a hands-on cooking class with our registered dietitian featuring fun and yummy snacks.
Cost: Free
200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200, Eatontown, NJ 07724

Other Programs

Share the Keys: Teen Drivers
March 8 at 6:30 PM
Share the Keys is a research-based, data-driven interactive program for parents and their teen drivers designed to reduce teen driver crash risks through increased parental involvement. Presented in partnership with New Jersey Manufacturers and Safe Kids Monmouth/Ocean. A light dinner will be served to in-person attendees.
Cost: Free
200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200, Eatontown, NJ 07724

2nd Annual Eat Clean Bro Gala for CSH Foundation – Children’s Specialized Hospital
March 24 at 6 PM 
With this event, we hope to raise awareness and continue treating over 150,000 pediatric patients each year at Children’s Specialized Hospital. Get your tickets now for the year’s BEST gala presented by Eat Clean Bro. Sponsorships are also available. Enjoy a night filled with music, fun, and great food. All proceeds benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation.
Cost: Varied
The Avenue in Pier Village, 23 Ocean Avenue North, Long Branch, NJ 07741

Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes – West Orange/South Mountain Recreation Complex
March 25 at 8 AM
Play it safe! The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes is happy to provide free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes. Cardiac Screening is open to the first 75 athletes aged 6-18. Concussion Screenings are available to the first 75 athletes aged 5-18. Screenings are recommended to be repeated every two years. An appointment is required in advance. Your inquiry will be contacted in the order it was received, and you will receive an email within the next few business days. If you are not contacted regarding this request in the next 2-3 business days, please get in touch with This program requires masks to be worn in all treatment areas for your safety.
Cost: Free
South Mountain Recreation Complex at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

This post is sponsored by RWJBarnabas Health to help make every #NJMOM her healthiest.


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