On October 30, The Trinitas Health Foundation will host Peace Of Mind, an informative night of discussion on behavioral health with honored speakers Patrick J. Kennedy and Jack Ford.
The event, which aims to ease the stigma about behavioral health, will fund renovations to Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Facilities.
Patrick Joseph Kennedy II is an American politician and mental health advocate. Kennedy explores his own mental health journey in is recent book, A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction.
Jack Ford is a legal analyst for CBS News and a correspondent for 60 Minutes Sports. The NJ native has previously held several roles at ABC News, including anchor and correspondent for Good Morning America, 20/20, and World News Tonight.
Trinitas operates one of the most comprehensive departments of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry in New Jersey. Services are offered along a full continuum of care, with specialized services available for adults, children and their families.
The deadline to RSVP is October 16, so click here today to reserve your spot.
Hip New Jersey is heading to Empire City Casino this fall when the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination hosts an assortment of fall festivities for everyone to enjoy.
Just a short drive away, Empire City Casino is easily accessible via car or by purchasing a line-run package that includes a food voucher and free play offer when you join the casino’s free membership, the Empire Club. The casino offers free, self-parking, or you can valet for a nominal fee and enhance your experience with easy access straight into the casino.
Get ready to cheer on New Jersey on Sunday, 9/16 at the second annual Food Truck Mash-Up, a celebration of the best food trucks from New York versus the best New Jersey has to offer. Dine on a smorgasbord of delicious delicacies while enjoying live entertainment, local vendors, and plenty of activities & fun for the whole family. Tickets are on-sale now starting at just $5.
On Thursday, 9/27 the battle of the wings returns for the second annual Wingfest. The event will be ‘amazewing’ with hot wings and cold beer. Get ‘sauced’ on all-you-can-eat chicken wings prepared by more than a dozen area restaurants. Tickets start at just $55 and include all food & beverage along with $10 free play. Get yours today here.
Travel the world without ever leaving the country at the International Trot, taking place on Saturday, 10/13. The finest trotters from across the globe converge on Yonkers with glory on their minds and a $1-million prize up-for-grabs. Will Italy return to defend their title? Come dressed in your country’s colors and enjoy International delights in the trackside Beer Garden, featuring a performance by The Nerds.
For more on events happening at Empire City Casino, including comedy shows, late-night bowling, and free live music, check out empirecitycasino.com.
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INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL – AUGUST 25
Over 100 wines from ten of the world’s most prestigious wine producing countries? Sounds like you’re kind of weekend, Golden Nugget hosted a International Wine Festival on August 24 & 25. Those prestigious countries include Italy, Spain, France & more! August 24 was the “Wine and Jazz Reception Under the Stars” event, and the Grand Tasting happened on August 25.
RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK – AUGUST 25
Red Bank’s walkable downtown district is home to an array of upscale restaurants and casual eateries that will appeal to your palate. guests could explore picturesque Red Bank while enjoying food and/or beverage samples from over 20 participating restaurants, bars & eateries. There was also three hours of top tastings!
ALL TIME LOW AND DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL – AUGUST 26
All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional announced a massive North American tour this morning (May 14) that includes 17 dates throughout the summer, some of which included New Jersey Locations. The Summer Ever After Tour will start in St. Paul, Minnesota on Aug. 3 and end Aug. 26 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The concert had the crowed going crazy for more!