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

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: 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


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: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 10/7/2021    End Date: 12/16/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10:00 am

Audience: Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://email molivares@sun-rise.tv

Additional Information: This parenting opportunity is designed to give parents tips and tricks to help navigate through the different challenges of parenting. Topics include: healthy communication, discipline, stress management, developing empathy, dealing with anger, and many more. They offer information to parents so they can make the best decisions for their family. This training is based on discussion, questions, and interest! The series compromises of 10 different 1 hour sessions. Come to one or come to all! Call/text 207-263-6326 to register

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

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


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


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc.

Start Date: 11/5/2021    End Date: 11/19/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 9:30-11:30am

Town: South Paris

Audience: Parents of children ages 2-12

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


123 Magic

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 11/5/2021    End Date: 11/19/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 10 a.m. to Noon

Town: Bath

Audience: Sagadahoc parents and caregivers of children 2-12

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Dawn at (207) 442-7963 or dawn.flagg@mmcacorp.org

Additional Information: This program takes a humorous look at parenting and a serious look at effective positive discipline. Parenting is broken down into three jobs: #1 Managing difficult behavior; #2 Encouraging positive behavior; #3 Strengthening your relationship with your child. For more information or to register, contact Dawn at dawn.flagg@mmcacorp.org or (207) 442-7963, x230

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 11/8/2021    End Date: 12/13/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Monday November 8-December 13, 2021

Time: 10:00am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Amy at Amym@kidsfreetogrow.org for registration and zoom Link

Additional Information: NURTURING PARENTING FEATURES EDUCATION TO FOSTER POSITIVE PARENTING SKILLS WITH NURTURING BEHAVIORS, PROMOTE HEALTHY PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND TEACH APPROPRIATE ROLE AND DEVELOPMENTAL EXPECTATIONS.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.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


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc.

Start Date: 12/1/2021    End Date: 12/15/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 7:30-9pm

Town: South Paris

Audience: Parents of children ages 2-12

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

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

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: 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