Hi All — happy leaf peeping!
The monthly calendar will soon be updated on our website at www.downeasthealth.org.
You’ll find education and support opportunities offered through Downeast Health on the first page. Other training opportunities are listed by date, followed by recurring weekly, bi-weekly, monthly playgroups, support& online educational resources. A 12-page pdf printable copy may be downloaded from the website or requested via email.
This month includes a page of safety suggestions for a happy Halloween. See some listings below to get you started & as always, please do not hesitate to ask questions or seek additional information.
A quick reminder……….. Moms and babies are still welcome at:
Mommy and ME, Sullivan: Free Weekly Group begins September 28th
& Cheers, Candy
Hancock County Children’s Council
a program of Downeast Health Services Inc.
52 Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-667-5304, ext. 261
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Parenting with Dignity: Free Monthly Group begins October 5th
Relatives As Parents Program: Free Monthly Group on October 12th
Incredible Years – Toddlers: Free Weekly Group begins November 2nd
Boot Camp for New Dads (for new expectant dads)
Weekly Playgroups — FREE
Tuesdays 10am-11:30am: Ellsworth Held at the Unitarian-Universalist Church, 121 Bucksport Road, for babies and toddlers (under age 3) and parents. Call
667-5304 ext. 225 FMI.
Tuesdays 10:00am-11:30am: Bar Harbor Held at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Main Street, for babies and toddlers (under age 3) and parents. Call 667-5304,
ext. 260 (Connie) FMI.
Wednesdays 10am-11:30am: Blue Hill Held at the Blue Hill Public Library, Parker Point Road, for babies and toddlers (under age 3) and parents. Call 667-5304, ext. 248 (Dawn) FMI.
Thursdays 10am-11:30am: Bucksport Held at the Jewett School, for babies and toddlers (under age 3) and parents. Call 667-5304, ext. 240 (Tammy Branca) for more information.
FAMILY SUPPORT, EDUCATION & WORKSHOPS
10.04.10: ONLINE (4 weeks) “The Impact of Chemical Dependency on the Family” $35 for people who live or work in Maine. FMI: http://www.neias.org/SATAdcal#ChemDep
10.05.10 Augusta 7:30am: STEP
UP FOR KIDS DAY begins at Maine State Capital Building
10.06.10 Ellsworth: Lead Renovation, Repair & Paint Course” for Landlords and Contractors presented at U Maine Cooperative Extension. FMI, contact Kelly Corsonat 288-5331 or www.healthyacadia.org
10.07.10 Sullivan 6:00pm-9:00pm (2 weeks): “Getting Started in Family Child Care (Part 1)” presented by Faith Perkins at Sumner High School. FMI & registration, call Joy at 667-2467.
10.07.10 Machias: Lead Renovation, Repair & Paint Course” for Landlords and Contractors presented at Machias Career Center, Machias. FMI, contact Kelly Corson at 288-5331 or www.healthyacadia.org
10.08.10 Milbridge: Healthy Acadia presents half-day refresher training for Landlords and Contracts on Safe Lead Renovation. FMI, contact Kelly Corson at 288-5331 or www.healthyacadia.org
10.09.10 Milbridge 9:00am-4:00pm: Maine Families and Down East Community Hospital will present FREE childbirth classes for expectant parents at the Women’s Health Resource Library. To register and FMI, please call Jane at 255-0438.
10.12.10: Orono 8:30am-4:30pm: Blaine House Conference on Volunteerism at University of Maine, Orono. Registration opens August1st. FMI: Rochelle.firstname.lastname@example.org
10.12.10 Ellsworth (30 hours) 6:00pm-9:00pm: “Working with School-Aged Children & Youth” presented by Hector Sapien at Down East Family YMCA Child Care, State Street, Ellsworth. FMI, call Joy at 667-2467
10.13.10 Bucksport 5:30pm-8:30pm: Growing Up Wild Workshop at Bucksport Area Child Care Center, 67 Miles Lane. FMI & registration by 10/11/10: Kelly at 469-7623. www.maine.gov/ifw/education/projectwild.htm
10.13.10 Ellsworth 9:00am-12noon: “Pricing
Products and Services” presented by Hancock County Cooperative Extension Office on Boggy Brook Road. FMI,
contact Louis.email@example.com or 667-8212.
10.13.10 Bangor 8:30am-3:15pm: “Working with Children Impacted by Trauma” presented by Marjorie Withers at the Spectacular Events Center. FMI, contact Nancy Drake 255-3625 or firstname.lastname@example.org
10.14.10 Augusta 10:00am-12:30pm: M.A.I.N. meeting at 126 Sewall Street. www.peacebreadjustice.org
10.14.10-10.15.10 South Portland (2 day): “15th Annual Northern New England Conference on Child Maltreatment” presented by Spurwink at the Wyndham Hotel. FMI,
8:15am-3:30pm: “Working with the Military” presented at University College of Bangor. FMI, www.neias.org/SATAdcal#MilitaryOct10
10.18.10 Ellsworth 6:00pm-8:00pm: “Positive Guidance” presented by Megan London at Child Care Opportunities. FMI & registration, call Joy at 667-2467.
10.19.10 WEBINAR 3:00pm-4:00pm: AL!VE webinar: Building a Best Practice Volunteer Program presented by Martin J. Cowling. FMI: www.volunteeralive.org
10.20.10 Belfast 8:30am-3:15pm: Maine DOE offers Practical Applications for SAT/RTI for new members and teams at Hutchinson Center, Befast. FMI, contact Nancy Drake 255-3625 or email@example.com
10.20.10 Waterville: “Advanced Ethics, the Philosophical, Cognitive and Emotional Aspects of Ethical Decision Making” presented by Michele Hylen at Holiday Inn. FMI,