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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: 7/12/2021    End Date: 11/1/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 4:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/At329UYSCuUWmJap8

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 7/15/2021    End Date: 10/21/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 11:00am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/At329UYSCuUWmJap8

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 7/15/2021    End Date: 10/21/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:00 pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/AwZp59x4mrcD4LSv8

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Aroostook Council for Healthy Families

Start Date: 8/5/2021    End Date: 10/7/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 1pm-3pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/x522dnnfQ8e1yfg59

Contact: Danielle Langley   Phone: 207-532-1141

Website: https://sites.google.com/achf-me.org/wwwachf-meorg


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 8/31/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday from August 31-September 28

Time: 10-11:30am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 9/7/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 9:20 AM- 11:30 AM

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Prenatal to age 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Call 402-1621 or Email: parentworkshops@community-concepts.org to Register

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Community Concepts, Inc.

Start Date: 9/7/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday's

Time: 9:30-11:30

Town: South Paris

Audience: Prenatal parents to children ages birth-five.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Call 207-402-1621 or email: Parentworkshops@community-concepts.org to register.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 9/9/2021    End Date: 9/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 12:00 Noon- 2:00 PM

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents and Caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Community Based Nurturing Parenting Program- Please call to register: 402-1621

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 9/13/2021    End Date: 11/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays - no class on Columbus Day

Time: 11am

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81951403239?pwd=bVBuUjYwUjF4K0k1RUNpNzBKRjJmQT09

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 9/28/2021    End Date: 11/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10am-11:30am

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children of all ages

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ld-qqqTIrEt1LBfMcKwyQ-N4CA3LJhEhZ

Additional Information: For ALL parents and caregivers. This is an open series of 10 enrichment classes. Attend as many as you want or can. Topics will include: Nurturing Parenting Practices Dealing with Feelings Communicating with Respect Managing Stress, and more!

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-594-4329 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 10/5/2021    End Date: 10/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday and Friday

Time: 12p-1:30p

Audience: Prenatal parents to children ages birth-five.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Please call or email to register (207) 402-1621 parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


123 Magic

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 10/6/2021    End Date: 10/20/2021

Day(s) of the Week: 10a-12p

Time:

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents with children ages 2-12.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

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

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Community Concepts, Inc.

Start Date: 10/18/2021    End Date: 12/20/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Monday's

Time: 12pm-1pm

Town: South Paris

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

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

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 11/1/2021    End Date: 11/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 1-3pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-6trz0iGtEzEOqy9avS3Ii6EeFHoCYB

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. This class is designed for parents of children from birth-age 5.

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: 11/4/2021    End Date: 12/2/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age 5.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsduygrz0tHt2Vh2ujNfjUWMsEWs_nRQXR

Additional Information: 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.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


123 Magic

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 11/9/2021    End Date: 11/9/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents with children ages 2-12.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Call 207-402-1621 or email: Parentworkshops@community-concepts.org to register.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 11/15/2021    End Date: 11/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 10am- 12pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqdOCsqT4oHtyTuCDQUl2DIhIHcY9cbtfq

Additional Information: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

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: 11/15/2021    End Date: 11/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

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: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqdOCsqT4oHtyTuCDQUl2DIhIHcY9cbtfq

Additional Information: Active Parenting: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-594-4329 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 11/15/2021    End Date: 11/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

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/tZEqdOCsqT4oHtyTuCDQUl2DIhIHcY9cbtfq

Additional Information: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 11/16/2021    End Date: 11/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6pm-8pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdO2prT4jHdOv-4krGKDPEGnF-0lvcscf

Additional Information: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 11/16/2021    End Date: 11/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6pm-8pm

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/tZUrdO2prT4jHdOv-4krGKDPEGnF-0lvcscf

Additional Information: Active Parenting: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-594-4329 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 11/16/2021    End Date: 11/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6-8pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdO2prT4jHdOv-4krGKDPEGnF-0lvcscf

Additional Information: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

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

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.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