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

Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 10/28/2021    End Date: 2/24/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 11am

Audience: parents and/or caregivers of infants, toddlers & preschoolers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Iz1GUnKlmN0lSSfoxbpJm2CKF12mwtE8AoDogiwfRPY/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/4/2022    End Date: 3/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday

Time: 2:00pm

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ydeOriFzr_hEpME6LPMDUwgC2waMk3WZtGb3e3IUQFM/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 1/5/2022    End Date: 2/2/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc-yoqzMsGNw-OULISUkE4NANhHe1Wqkz

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 1/10/2022    End Date: 3/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 8:00 PM- 9:30 PM

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of Promise Programming

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Closed offering for Promise Families. Please call to register: 402-1621 to register for this Community Based Parenting Programming Class.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 1/10/2022    End Date: 2/7/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 12p-2p

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents expecting to age of five

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: To register call 207-402-1621 or email parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 1/12/2022    End Date: 2/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 4:00 pm

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Come and learn about your child’s brain development and parenting methods for each developmental stage. These parenting strategies increase positive behavior and strengthen your relationship! To register: call/text 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org

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

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


Circle of Security

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 1/18/2022    End Date: 3/8/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10:00 am

Audience: Hancock County Parents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: As parents and caregivers, there are times that we feel lost and uncertain. Imagine what it would be like if you were able to make sense of what your child needs from you. Circle of Security Parenting is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Free 8 week opportunity! For questions or to register call/text: 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org

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

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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 1/19/2022    End Date: 2/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdOysqT8rGNwW5f8EZ2r4DRR4wjSw2rOg

Additional Information: In this series of 4 classes we will explore discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Security

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 1/24/2022    End Date: 3/14/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Class meets every Monday for 8 weeks

Time: 6:00pm-7:30

Audience: Caregivers of children 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtcOyprDIoGtL0ndrNpxyFgpQhxl1ibSZi

Additional Information: Facilitator will work with caregivers to help them understand their child's emotional world by learning to read emotional cues and miscues, enhance the development of their child's self esteem and honor the innate desire for children to be secure.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 1/26/2022    End Date: 2/16/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcOmqqzoqHNKeRpHxU4bKwcCUcQvzOe8y

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 5. Learn about parenting styles and roles, ages and stages of development, discipline techniques that work, how to prevent tantrums, building a strong family bond, and much more.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 1/26/2022    End Date: 2/16/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcOmqqzoqHNKeRpHxU4bKwcCUcQvzOe8y

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 5. Learn about parenting styles and roles, ages and stages of development, discipline techniques that work, how to prevent tantrums, building a strong family bond, and much more.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 1/26/2022    End Date: 2/16/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcOmqqzoqHNKeRpHxU4bKwcCUcQvzOe8y

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 5. Learn about parenting styles and roles, ages and stages of development, discipline techniques that work, how to prevent tantrums, building a strong family bond, and much more.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/1/2022    End Date: 2/22/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 3pm to 5pm

Audience: 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.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqdu6qqTIoHtNJUjBQIVwuSdp4jfRT2Lur

Additional Information: for more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 2/3/2022    End Date: 3/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 2pm-4pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rfu2srT4vHdKX6jk9lhfKiEIFwrr54pW4

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 2/3/2022    End Date: 3/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 2pm-4pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rfu2srT4vHdKX6jk9lhfKiEIFwrr54pW4

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 2/3/2022    End Date: 3/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 2pm-4pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rfu2srT4vHdKX6jk9lhfKiEIFwrr54pW4

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 2/7/2022    End Date: 2/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 0 - 5yrs.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcude2uqjIiE908OKe7G5DTZ1UDJ-gC3GUY

Additional Information: In this series of 4 classes we will explore discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 3/15/2022    End Date: 5/10/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcOGqqTMpHdGan3wgFhla5FVHSr2feBF3

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 3/15/2022    End Date: 5/10/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcOGqqTMpHdGan3wgFhla5FVHSr2feBF3

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 3/15/2022    End Date: 5/10/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 10am-12pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcOGqqTMpHdGan3wgFhla5FVHSr2feBF3

Additional Information: Circle of Security Parenting Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 3/21/2022    End Date: 5/23/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcuqqqDMrGtKppgMxhli_4OPVSwkh4Kc1

Additional Information: Circle of Security Parenting Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 3/21/2022    End Date: 5/23/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcuqqqDMrGtKppgMxhli_4OPVSwkh4Kc1

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 3/21/2022    End Date: 5/23/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcuqqqDMrGtKppgMxhli_4OPVSwkh4Kc1

Additional Information: Circle of Security Program is an inspiring and practical relationship-based program for parents, caregivers and professionals working with you children. Parents and caregivers will learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavioral difficulties, and better relationships with family and friends. Other results include improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness for your child.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/4/2022    End Date: 5/2/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Audience: 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.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: For more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/20/2022    End Date: 6/10/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 10am to 12noon

Audience: 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.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: For more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org