Who knew that being healthy could be so much fun? Come to the NJPAC Wellness Fair to experience a sound bath, arts activities, blood pressure and sugar level screenings and more! 

This is one health event you don’t want to miss – filled with fun, artful, and educational experiences, the NJPAC Wellness Fair is your one-stop-shop for free and creative health resources!

The NJPAC Wellness Fair is open to our entire community, and we’re thrilled to invite you to participate in wellness screenings, pet therapy, arts and music activities, yoga and more! You can even hop on a stationary bike attached to a blender and pedal your way to a yummy smoothie treat from Horizon BCBS and RWJBarnabas Health!

Highlights include:

  • RWJBarnabas health screenings like blood pressure, glucose and cancer screenings
  • Horizon’s mental health resources including pet therapy and coverage information
  • The Newark Museum of Art’s craft activity table
  • New Jersey Symphony’s Music + Wellness Program
  • LGBTQ+ resources from Garden State Equality, NJCRI, and the Pride Center of Newark
  • Soul Line Dancing with Newark Symphony Hall
  • Plus more than 35 vendors/exhibitors

Each table will have educational materials, screenings, activities, giveaways and promotional items! Newark’s own I’m So Yoga will hold alternating 20-minute yoga classes and sound baths throughout the day.

Come for Soul Line Dancing, stay for your blood sugar screening!

If you have any questions, please reach out to the NJPAC Wellness Team at wellness@njpac.org

Presentations include:

  • RWJBarnabas Health System: Mental Health, Theia Smallwood, LCSW
  • Books on the Move: Marcus Beckett and Eyesha Marable
  • NJPAC + Horizon Neighbors in Health: Arts on Prescription, Tracy Parris-Benjamin + Aly Maier Lokuta
  • Valley Bank: Credit Health: Sofi Cordero, Jorge L Flamengo, Kevin Alcantara
  • NJCRI: LGBTQ Services Available to You: Chrystal Turner, Imani Hayes, Nayosha Meeks
  • Newark Symphony Hall: Soul Line Dance: Najah Riker

Exhibitor List:

  • RWJBarnabas Health System: Positive Impact, Cervical Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer Education + Appointments, Blood Pressure, Lung, BMI, + Glucose Screenings, CPR, Nutrition + Vascular Health Education
  • Horizon BCBS: Smoothie Blender Bike, Mental Health Resources, American Cancer Society, Dental, Vision, Pet Therapy
  • Greater Newark Conservancy: Fresh Produce, Health Literacy Education
  • The Newark Museum of Art: Arts Activity
  • Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey: Maternal Health, FELLAS
  • Adler Aphasia Center: Stroke Health + Resources
  • NJPAC Community Engagement + Arts Education
  • Rutgers-Newark Health Promotion Department: Education
  • New Jersey Symphony: Music + Wellness Program
  • NJCRI: LGBTQ Services + Resources
  • The Pride Center of Newark: LGBTQ Services + Resources
  • Elevate Theatre Company: Theatre for Health
  • NJPAC Caregivers ERG: Resources
  • Valley Bank: Financial Health Resources + Education
  • Arthur J Gallagher: Benefits Consultant
  • Garden State Equality: Education
  • Eyes Like Mine Incorporated: Vision Services
  • New Community Corporation: Mental Health + Substance Use Resources

Be Well, Give Back
As part of our Wellness Fair, we are collecting donations for two local organizations: Clinton Hill Community Action and Wicked Beauty Social Club. Please bring new personal hygiene or household cleaning items to donate. 

Generous support provided by: