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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Please contact the Prevention Council for more information on upcoming events:
Penquis (Penobscot)
262 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04402
Contact: Christine McMillen
cmcmillen@penquis.org
http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Other

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/2/2024    End Date: 3/26/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 11:00am

Audience: Parent and/or caregivers of children ages 5-11.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1W5I17vV2z6mIthSH0AMDANZJvc9InIP9epYwFYLVQX4/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Other

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/4/2024    End Date: 3/28/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 4-5pm

Audience: Parents/caregivers of children ages 5-11 years old.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1W5I17vV2z6mIthSH0AMDANZJvc9InIP9epYwFYLVQX4/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Story Hour

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/5/2024    End Date: 3/29/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 10:00am

Town: Newport

Audience: Parents/caregivers with their infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Location: Newport Library, 154 Main St. Newport FMI contact Reeni Cipullo 207-814-0001 or email at mcipullo@penquis.org

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Active Parenting- Co-Parenting and Divorce

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/13/2024    End Date: 4/2/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 9:00-10:30

Audience: Parents that are separated or divorced. Parents that do not have custody of their children and have a relationship with a resource parent.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1W5I17vV2z6mIthSH0AMDANZJvc9InIP9epYwFYLVQX4/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/1/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 4-6pm

Audience: Professionals that work with children and families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vHTLa1xFTRRijz0tiDB4y4uCcojfcnHLjavieeLvMNc/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Purple Crying

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/8/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 4-6pm

Audience: Professionals that work with parents/caregivers with a newborn.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vHTLa1xFTRRijz0tiDB4y4uCcojfcnHLjavieeLvMNc/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/8/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 4-6pm

Audience: Professionals that work with parents/caregivers of an infant.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vHTLa1xFTRRijz0tiDB4y4uCcojfcnHLjavieeLvMNc/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Protective Factors

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/15/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 4-6pm

Audience: Community organizations and businesses that work with children and families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vHTLa1xFTRRijz0tiDB4y4uCcojfcnHLjavieeLvMNc/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org