Council Events


Family Apple Festival!

Free and Family Focused, 10am-12pm on Saturday, October 6th

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Kennebec County: Diaper Roundup!

September 25th to Oct 1st

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Fall Family Fun Festival - Kennebec

Featuring: Children's Activities, Corn Maze and Much More!

Wagon Rides (starting at 1pm)

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KVCAP Parent Enrichment Classes

Fall/Winter 2017

Sponsored by: KVCAP's Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council of Kennebec County

All Classes are Free and Pre-registration is required

Community Nurturing Parenting

This is a 10-session program tailored to meet the needs and learning styles of anyone parenting a child! The classes focus on various topics such as stages of growth for infants/toddlers, brain development in children and teens, communication, dealing with stress & much more!

Mondays & Wednesdays, November 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, Dec 4 & 6

3:30 - 5:00 pm

KVCAP/Shirley Damren Room

97 Water St, Waterville

Presented by: Emily Buckhalter

Cooperative Parenting & Divorce

This 8-session, video-based program gives divorcing or separating parents the power to make positive changes that shield their children from parental conflict, and guides them into establishing a longterm relationship of healthy communication with the child's other parents.

Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 21, 28 & Dec 5

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Cony High School

60 Pierce Drive, Augusta

Presented by: Emily Buckhalter

Nurturing Fathers

This is a 13-session program tailored to meet the needs and learning styles of any male parenting a child! The class focuses on and explains: the roots of fathering, nurturing children and self, positive discipline methods, managing anger and resolving conflict, teamwork with partner, balancing work and fathering, and more.

Wednesdays, September 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & Dec 6

5:30 - 8:00 pm


56 Drummond Ave, Waterville

Presented by: Deb Rich & Jon Martin

Active Parenting Now

Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this 6 - session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5-12. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline techniques and encouragement skills.

Mondays, October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, & 20

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Winslow Public Library

136 Halifax St. Winslow

Presented by: Deb Rich

Mondays, November 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4 & 11

9:00 - 11:00

Gardiner Location TBA

Presented by: Emily Buckhalter

The First Five Years

In this series of 4 classes you will learn discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more. This class is designed for parents of children from birth-age 5.

Mondays, September 25, October 2, 16 & 23

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Messalonskee High School

131 Messalonskee High Drive, Oakland

Presented by: Emily Buckhalter

Wednesdays, November 29, Dec 6, 13 & 20

1:00 - 3:00 pm

KVCAP/Shirley Damren Room

97 Water St, Waterville

Presented by: Emily Buckhalter

Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, & 28

9:00 - 11:00 am

Webster Center

34 Franklin St, Augusta

Presented by: Deb Rich