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

Parenting Through Recovery

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 6/8/2021    End Date: 9/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 1pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: To register or for more information, please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Circle of Parents: Treatment & Recovery

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/5/2021    End Date: 9/27/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Monday

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

Town: Machias

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Parenting through treatment and recovery is hard. But, you are not alone. Join our weekly support group to learn about boundaries, support and repairing the relationships with your children. For more information, please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Calais Area Playgroup

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/6/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday

Time: 10am

Town: Calais

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us for in-person playgroups!!! Enjoy some nice conversations with other parents while your kids have fun! For more information please email molivares@sun-rise.tv or text/call 263-5270.

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

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


Machias Area Playgroups

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/7/2021    End Date: 9/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday

Time: 10am

Town: Machias

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us for an in-person playgroup!! Your children will have fun while you chat with other parents! For more information please email molivares@sun-rise.tv or text/call 263-5270.

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

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


Period of Purple Crying - Public

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 9/28/2021   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 5pm

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for a free training to understand The Period of Purple Crying which is a developmental stage infants experience and can be overwhelming for parents! This training is great for professionals who work with infants as well as expecting families! This training is only one hour long and held via zoom!! For more information or to register please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Infant Safe Sleep - Public

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 9/28/2021   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 5pm

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for a free one hour training to understand the Maine State recommendations for infant safe sleep with trained staff who can answer your questions. This training is great for professionals who work with infants as well as expecting families! This training is held via zoom from the comforts of your home! For more information please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Active Parenting 4th Edition - Public

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 9/30/2021    End Date: 11/4/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 3pm

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for a FREE parenting opportunity! Learn proactive techniques to redirect tantrums, provide discipline, build character, increase communication and prevent problems for upcoming teenage years. This class meets once a week for one hour for 6 weeks all from the comforts of home! To register or for more information please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Protective Factors - Public

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 9/30/2021   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 9am

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for this FREE Education Opportunity! Every family has challenges and strengths. Research shows that having the 5 Protective Factors in your life keeps families strong and healthy. By understanding these 5 Protective Factors, we can all improve our families' lives through understanding our needs as caregivers and our children's needs so that we have less stress in our daily lives. For more information or to register please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Prenatal Program (Public)

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 10/14/2021    End Date: 12/2/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Thursday for 8 weeks- October 14- December 2

Time: 12pm

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for a FREE parent education training. Learn more about your developing baby and life after birth all from the comforts of your home! This class meets once a week for 8 weeks via Zoom. For more information or to register please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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


Active Parenting First Five Years - Public

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 10/26/2021    End Date: 11/16/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 5pm

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for this FREE parenting opportunity!! Learn about your child’s brain development and a variety of behavior management styles. These parenting strategies increase positive behavior and strengthen your relationship. This class meets once a week for 4 weeks via zoom! For more information or to register please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

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

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