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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
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Find a class geared toward:
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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Zoom! Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/6/2022    End Date: 8/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday in July & August

Time: 10:00 - 10:30am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldeivqjsuHNQxP8H5NcXZUHUbnNne4vnv

Additional Information: This weekly playgroup is designed for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. We will share a new story, song, and activity each week. Connect with other parents while your little ones learn through play. Register once and come to one group, some, or all!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Parents: Treatment & Recovery - Wednesdays

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/6/2022    End Date: 9/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Town: Machias

Audience: Care takers who are in recovery ,

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Zoom! Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 7/6/2022    End Date: 8/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday in July & August

Time: 10:00 - 10:30 am

Audience: Children birth - 5 and their parents/caregivers.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldeivqjsuHNQxP8H5NcXZUHUbnNne4vnv

Additional Information: This weekly playgroup is designed for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. We will share a new story, song, and activity each week. Connect with other parents while your little ones learn through play. Register once and come to one group, some, or all!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Parents (July-September Series)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 7/7/2022    End Date: 9/15/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every other Thursday

Time: 11:00am -12:30pm

Audience: This group is open to parents and caregivers, anyone parenting a child!

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsce6rpjoiHdauxfJlMA0CIyNQY9wZitxV

Additional Information: Open to anyone in a parenting role, this peer support group is lead by parents, along with a KVCAP trained facilitator. Our group purpose: parents supporting and uplifting other parents to raise healthy children.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Exploring Relationships

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/15/2022    End Date: 8/26/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 12 noon to 1:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvd-mvqTgtGNSG1t84YXmZ3kkDA5PGxVCh

Additional Information: For more information please contact Kristen at 859-2520

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Parenting and Play! Ellsworth area public

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 8/18/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 10:00 am

Town: Ellsworth

Audience: Hancock county public

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/gRLBmFHgKd7K2a7Y6

Additional Information: Come play on the playground and create connections for you and your little one! Come for an hour of fun!

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Pet Show & Tell

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 8/25/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Audience: Parents & caregivers with their toddlers and preschoolers.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Visit our Facebook page - Penquis Family Connections for the Zoom Link for the playgroup.

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Drive-In Theatre

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 8/27/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers with their toddlers and preschoolers.

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BBJYQLDIbGYg-iopT6rKSPXuEUQEWV2ZfmNGW4R85oQ/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Parenting Topic Workshop

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 8/29/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Expectant parents.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ggr4qGKmwUM_1N4bPKdhMxvcbQb7kHXyIr1MGE0OJNI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Dealing With Stress

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 8/29/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday, August 29th

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers and professionals working with children & youth.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkf-CuqDkoHdLShgPOdLMPfShYKS2vMioI

Additional Information: Everyone faces stress in their lives! Understanding what stress is, how it impacts the mind and body, and exploring healthy ways to cope is a gift we can give the children in our lives -- and an essential part of self-care for ourselves. Join us for this free workshop as we discuss tools and techniques for coping with stress at all ages.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Parenting Topic Workshop

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 9/7/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Expectant parents.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ggr4qGKmwUM_1N4bPKdhMxvcbQb7kHXyIr1MGE0OJNI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Parenting Topic Workshop

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 9/12/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Expectant parents.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ggr4qGKmwUM_1N4bPKdhMxvcbQb7kHXyIr1MGE0OJNI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org