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

Please contact the Prevention Council for more information on upcoming events:
Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)
101 Water St
Waterville, ME 04901
Contact: Kristen Plummer
kristenp@kvcap.org
http://www.kvcap.org


Community Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/6/2024    End Date: 5/28/2024

Day(s) of the Week: 1st and 3rd Wednesday

Time: 10:30 am

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://www.facebook.com/kvcapfec

Additional Information: Centenary United Methodist Church Dr. Mann Road Skowhegan Maine

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 3/19/2024    End Date: 6/11/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10:00 - 11:30am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/g8Uxbjew5U9EFA4k6

Additional Information: This class has rolling admissions - contact us to register any time!

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Parents

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/4/2024    End Date: 6/20/2024

Day(s) of the Week: First and third Thursday of each month

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/RbC1N6hTTnj8B3bw6

Additional Information: This peer support group is open to anyone in a parenting role. Join us any time!

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Madison Library Heroes and Helpers Event

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/16/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday, April 16th

Time: 10:00 - 11:00am

Town: 12 Old Point Avenue, Madison ME

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us at the library to meet the men and women who protect our community and assist those in need. This event is a great time to introduce young children to emergency personnel in a non-emergency setting. Listen to stories, ask questions--even have a chance to see the specialized vehicles that each department uses to help keep people safe and well. A craft and light snacks will round out the experience. All children and caregivers welcome.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Skowpendous

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/19/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Friday April 19th

Time: 5-7:30pm

Town: Skowhegan

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us for the 18th Annual Skowpendous Family Festival in downtown Skowhegan. Free activities, food and fun for families.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/22/2024    End Date: 5/20/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm

Town: Skowhegan or Zoom

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/NWUcMzakKTQzTypv7

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: HOPE

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/2/2024    End Date: 6/20/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/miieYVMB49m9LkQu9

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/7/2024    End Date: 6/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/hov3X9dGqgchZ9qf9

Additional Information: For parents of preteens and teens, this 7 session video and discussion program explores adolescent development, and provides parents with tools for communicating with their teens, teaching responsibility, effective discipline, and encouragement.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


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

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/17/2024    End Date: 6/21/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/eMDJh9X2vLRaVX487

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 6/3/2024    End Date: 7/1/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Town: Skowhegan

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/aiSTuWQq4iE7eZru5

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Setting Boundaries

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 6/12/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday, June 12th

Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/N82rxRiW1XYEXiEVA

Additional Information: Setting boundaries, and respecting the boundaries of others, are essential skills for keeping families safe and healthy. In this single-session workshop, we’ll explore how to set and communicate clear, nurturing boundaries for ourselves and our children.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org