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Family Center of Grosse Pointe & Harper Woods: Calendar of Events

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 06:30 PM

What to Expect When Raising Young Children

Parenting Young Children workshops provide real solutions for real parents by offering educational information focused on building solid relationships with others. Children and adults can learn ways to effectively solve their own problems.
Closing date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 06:00 PM

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 06:30 PM

Help! My Teen is Driving Me Nuts!!

Join an eight week facilitated discussion group on improving your relationship with your teen, ideas on encouraging personal responsibility, self-respect, respectfulness, age appropriate discipline, and methods to help your teen find their way through the issues that they face.
Closing date: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 06:00 PM

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 06:30 PM

Kids on the Go Camp

Kids on the Go has been providing free therapy for children with special needs from the Metro Detroit Area since 1999. Our mission is to address IEP/IFSP goals of children that were established at the end of the school year and to maintain their current skills during the summer months.
Closing date: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 06:30 PM

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 06:30 PM

Parenting for Positive Outcomes

Parenting School Age Children workshops provide real solutions for real parents by offering educational information focused on building solid relationships with others. Children and adults can learn ways to effectively solve their own problems.
Closing date: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 06:00 PM

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 06:30 PM

Pay it Forward

This collaborative workshop will provide you with survival tools and tricks from therapists and other parents. Everyone attending is asked to bring one survival tool that has helped them along their journey. These ideas will be shared so that each person will leave with new ideas to fill their survival tool kit. Books and resources will also be available to share.
Closing date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 06:30 PM

Thursday, August 14, 2014 09:30 AM

SOC's 9th Annual Senior Fun Day

Join us for a day filled with dynamic speakers, educational seminars, entertainment, and a free lunch.
Closing date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 03:00 PM

Friday, August 15, 2014 09:00 AM

Free Vision and Learning Screening for School-Age Children

If you've ever wondered whether your child or a child you know has a vision problem, this is your opportunity to find out. Many learning-related vision problems can be overcome, IF they are diagnosed. This screening is our gift to you and to the community. At Excel Institute of Shelby.
Closing date: Friday, August 15, 2014 11:00 AM

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 05:30 PM

Mental Health First Aid Training

This FREE 8 hour training (two - 4 hour sessions) is dedicated to providing adult participants with basic tools to assist others in case of a developing mental illness or mental health crisis situation.
Closing date: Monday, September 15, 2014 05:00 PM

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 05:30 PM

Mental Health First Aid Training - Focus on Youth

This FREE 8 hour training (two - 4 hour sessions) is specifically tailored for adults working with young people in order to provide participants with basic tools to assist youth in case of a developing mental illness or mental health crisis situation.
Closing date: Monday, September 15, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 09, 2014 07:00 PM

Understanding Loss, Grief and the Healing Process for Families

All families are touched by grief - whether it’s a family illness or death, the loss of a beloved pet, coping with a new reality, or a tragedy within our community. We will explore the process of grief and how to help ourselves and our loved ones grieve in a healthy way, find hope and begin to heal.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 07:00 PM

Finding Normal in the Middle School Years

Enjoy an evening of three 30-minute talks plus a Q&A session, featuring: "The Middle School Years: Brain Matters", "What is Considered a Normal Middle School Student?" and "Executive Functioning: What is it & What Can I do to Help?"
Closing date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 07:00 PM

Thursday, November 06, 2014 06:30 PM

Tips for Getting Ready for Kindergarten

This special presentation will help to clarify what children need academically, socially and emotionally in order to be prepared for Kindergarten. We will present our Top Ten tips that help parents make learning a joyful experience and promote a journey of life-long learning for their children.
Closing date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, November 06, 2014 06:30 PM

Reading Development During the School Years

Comprehensive set of three 30-minute talks, plus a Q&A session that will help students of all ages improve reading and spelling skills, increase vocabulary and reading comprehension. Special teaching strategies for dyslexic and ADHD students will also be presented.
Closing date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, November 13, 2014 07:00 PM

The College Selection Process: Keeping it Real and Making it Yours

Learn how to successfully navigate and manage the stressors of the college selection process in a "Race to Nowhere" culture. Be proactive; plan early and set realistic goals! For Parents and Students (Grades 9-11)
Closing date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 07:00 PM

Friday, November 21, 2014 06:00 PM

HOLLYFEST 2014

HOLLYFEST is our popular holiday benefit. You'll enjoy time for socializing while bidding on silent auction items at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.
Closing date: Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 PM