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

Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Healthy Kids (Lincoln)

Start Date: 1/19/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Open rolling enrollment for those interested in learning about active parenting for children five and under.

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: 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: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

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

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 4:00-5:00PM

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

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: 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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 7/17/2024    End Date: 8/2/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://bit.ly/4bWxZCh

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


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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/22/2024    End Date: 8/19/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/pksmAYX9gSAZMJ5p8

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.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


Circle of Security

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 8/13/2024    End Date: 10/1/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday starting 8/13-10/1/24

Time: 10-11am

Audience: Parents/caregivers of children ages 0-8.

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 use link to register. Certificates will be provided after completion of all 8 sessions. Email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org with any questions.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 8/14/2024    End Date: 9/4/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays: August 14th, August 21st, August 28th, and September 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=fff7a9dd-716a-48cc-bb5b-7a7c7b54bb18

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: 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


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


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