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

Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 7/14/2022    End Date: 9/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (Cumberland)

Start Date: 8/15/2022    End Date: 10/3/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 9:00

Town: Portland

Audience: Parents, Caregivers with or without DHHS referrals

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIoceivqzwuGdeLrdrb5wMTx1piuAkQD68l

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-854-1030

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 8/24/2022    End Date: 10/26/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 6-8 pm

Audience: Knox, Waldo and Sagadahoc county residents.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkc-qppjMjHNfz5lY1saf5CDqPwEd10YnK

Additional Information: For ALL parents and caregivers. This is an open series of 10 enrichment classes. Attend as many as you want or can. Registration is required. Topics will include:
• Nurturing Parenting Practices - Aug. 24th
• Ages & Stages of Development - Aug. 31st
• Enhancing Brain Development - Sept. 14th
• Dealing with Feelings - Sept. 21st
• Developing Self-Worth - Sept. 28th
• Praise & Encouragement - Oct. 5th
• Communicating with Respect - Oct. 12th
• Family Morals, Values and Rules - Oct. 19th
• Nurturing Discipline - Oct. 26th
• Managing Stress - Nov. 9th

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

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 9/14/2022    End Date: 10/5/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday from September 14th-October 5th

Time: 7-8:30pm

Audience: Parents of children ages birth-4

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://sanford.coursestorm.com/course/active-parenting4?search=active+parenting

Additional Information: Class is being held on Zoom through Sanford Community Adult Education. Registration is Free through them!

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Circle of Security

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 9/27/2022    End Date: 11/22/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday from Sept. 27-Nov. 22

Time: 10-11:30am

Audience: Parents of infants and toddlers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org for Zoom link

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/4/2022    End Date: 11/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:00-11:30

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of children 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtf-CoqDorHNcWmjcYq5UiEnPyhf11lEa-

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 10/4/2022    End Date: 12/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 10/4/2022    End Date: 12/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 10/4/2022    End Date: 11/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 1-2pm

Audience: parents and caregivers of children

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqb8zkePkqjYjccPkzvecH6JWrsBwzB-5DVs73jtIPvv3Jag/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 10/5/2022    End Date: 11/30/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5-6pm

Audience: parents and caregivers of children

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqb8zkePkqjYjccPkzvecH6JWrsBwzB-5DVs73jtIPvv3Jag/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 10/6/2022    End Date: 12/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 10/6/2022    End Date: 12/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (Cumberland)

Start Date: 10/10/2022    End Date: 12/12/2022

Day(s) of the Week: mondays

Time: 9:00

Town: portland

Audience: Parents, Caregivers with or without DHHS referrals

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-854-1030

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/3/2023    End Date: 3/28/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/3/2023    End Date: 3/28/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/5/2023    End Date: 3/30/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/5/2023    End Date: 3/30/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 4/4/2023    End Date: 6/27/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 4/4/2023    End Date: 6/27/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 4/6/2023    End Date: 6/29/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 4/6/2023    End Date: 6/29/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1EtkSuTEmPWqD5oQETm3LHYI3NpdeIt4ozC-YCm4AXkI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org