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

Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Healthy Kids (Lincoln)

Start Date: 1/9/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: For individuals interested in participating in the Active Parenting course for ages 5-12, either in person or on Zoom.

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Healthy Kids (Lincoln)

Start Date: 1/25/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: For individuals interested in the Magic 123 program.

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Healthy Kids (Lincoln)

Start Date: 1/30/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Fathers or individuals in a fathering role who are interested in participating in the Nurturing Fathers Program either in person or on Zoom.

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Healthy Kids (Knox)

Start Date: 5/1/2024    End Date: 7/17/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 12:30-2 PM

Audience: Knox County parents & caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Additional Information: A series of 10 enrichment classes for parents/caregivers who would like to increase their parenting knowledge and skills to make informed, healthy parenting choices. Offered on a rolling basis: join anytime and attend any/all of the classes! Can be attended virtually or in-person (if enough interest). Topics by week: Week 1 (5/1): Philosophy of Nurturing Parenting Week 2 (5/8): Ages and Stages Week 3 (5/15): Brain Development Week 4 (5/22): Communicating with Respect Week 5 (5/29): Building Self-Worth Week 6 (6/5): Understanding Feelings Week 7 (6/12): Family Morals and Values Week 8 (6/26): Praising Children and Their Behavior Week 9 (7/10): Alternatives to Spanking Week 10 (7/17): Positive Ways to Deal with Stress

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Waldo Community Action Partners (Waldo)

Start Date: 6/27/2024    End Date: 8/29/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Every Thursday afternoon starting on June 27th for 10 weeks.

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Town: Belfast

Audience: Individuals and families looking to develop and promote empathy and compassion within their families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information:

Contact: Ryan Jackson   Phone: (207) 338-6809

Website: https://waldocap.org/


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 7/2/2024    End Date: 9/24/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday's

Time: 10-11am

Audience: Parents/caregivers of children

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1grgB7vQgrQVz3gMRSs9Cea_r-jCaeqNgAoTp8LYxPwA/edit?pli=1

Additional Information: Please fill out our registration form to enroll in classes. This is a rolling admissions style class so participants can join in on any Wednesday. Once 8 classes are completed, a certificate will be provided. Please email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org with any other questions.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/9/2024    End Date: 9/24/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 3-4:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/jo6v2zURxEJEGyYeA

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc. (Oxford)

Start Date: 7/17/2024    End Date: 7/24/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday's: July 17th and July 24th

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=45595424-3a57-40d5-8818-04671e35e913

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 7/17/2024    End Date: 9/11/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5:00-6:00PM

Audience: Fathers and other males caregivers of children

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVQow6tyLC_1QWg9p5G0yA0AObiGDtzlCKhnBA-FnAaDEYZA/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Community Concepts, Inc. (Oxford)

Start Date: 7/30/2024    End Date: 9/10/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday's: July 30th, August 6th, August 13th, August 20th, August 27th, September 3rd, and September 10th

Time: 12:30pm-2:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=ab60382f-fd05-47c2-811e-ea6f697d335d

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 9/23/2024    End Date: 9/30/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays: September 23rd and September 30th

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=6c701fec-791b-4f5b-a8fb-8220d5dbf1ce

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 1207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 10/4/2024    End Date: 12/20/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays: October 4th, October 11th, October 18th, October 25th, November 1st, November 8th, November 15th, November 22nd, November 29th, December 6th, December 13th, and December 20th

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=94f19075-14dc-4b17-86e2-00609a1d992e

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 1207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/8/2024    End Date: 11/12/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 3:00 - 5:00pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children and youth ages 5 - 12

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/Kjk4F7aoXoHWLxTx9

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 10/11/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays: October 11th and October 18th

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=5e119280-90bc-41de-84e0-bd6500c93a36

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 1207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 10/23/2024    End Date: 12/4/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays: October 23rd, October 30th, November 6th, November 13th, November 20th, November 27th, and December 4th

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=478d0765-97f0-40d2-8267-3d0412b142f3

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 1207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 12/2/2024    End Date: 12/9/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays: December 2nd and Dec 9th

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://portal.empoworbycsst.com/Public/ClientAccessForm.aspx?AccessID=0283c7af-8f38-4766-9955-8a33455d76dc

Additional Information: To register for this class, please click on the registration link and answer the questions. You will receive an email confirmation after registering. If you have any questions feel free to call Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990, or email at parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Green   Phone: 1207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org