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Saturday, February 27, 2016 08:00 am

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar, (7 CEU'S )

This is the REQUIRED seminar for those pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner Certification and who qualify through the International/National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (nccdp.org).
Closing date: Saturday, December 10, 2016 08:00 am

Monday, September 12, 2016 05:00 pm

Let's Be Smoke Free Together!

Free yourself from tobacco today! Like you, many smokers are willing to quit, but do not find it easy. Our program offers a positive and non-judgmental environment to help you stop smoking.
Closing date: Monday, September 12, 2016 05:00 pm

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 07:00 pm

SCREEN-AGERS Today’s Adolescent: Why Kindness is Missing

There is an increase in depression, anxiety and severe anger in the generation of adolescents who have been raised with screens. Learn how to listen and talk about our ever-changing, tech heavy culture.
Closing date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 07:00 pm

Thursday, September 29, 2016 05:30 pm

St. John Providence Open Arms Community Empowerment Summit

"Transforming Neighborhoods by Strengthening Community Leaders" - empowering community leaders to provide support and resources with information on trauma, human trafficking, domestic violence community resources, crime victim assistances.
Closing date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 08:00 pm

Sunday, October 02, 2016 12:00 pm

Public Safety Open House

Learn about fire safety – and more – at the Public Safety Open House. The event is free of charge, and provides both children and adults with critical information on fire safety and prevention, and other public safety concerns they could face at or away from home.
Closing date: Sunday, October 02, 2016 03:00 pm

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 09:30 am

Meet & Greet: A Gathering for School, Mental Health and Other Professionals

Community Professionals: Meet and share information with other community professionals working with youth and families (educators, therapists, physicians, attorneys, dentists, clergy, etc.). Meet & Greet at Services for Older Citizens, 158 Ridge Road, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Closing date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 09:30 am

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 07:00 pm

A Mindfulness Approach to Parenting

Evidence based research now proves the benefits of mindfulness practice. Parenting couples will have fun learning mindfulness techniques through experiential learning that increases awareness, expands perceptions and provides physiological benefits.
Closing date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 07:00 pm

Monday, October 10, 2016 05:00 pm

Let's Be Smoke Free Together!

Free yourself from tobacco today! Like you, many smokers are willing to quit, but do not find it easy. Our program offers a positive and non-judgmental environment to help you stop smoking.
Closing date: Monday, October 10, 2016 05:00 pm

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:30 am

Join Beaumont for Walk with a Doc: Integrative Nutrition

Join Beaumont naturopathic physician Michelle Crowder, N.D., as she provides information on food as medicine. Food has the potential to be a powerful medicine and research is showing how it can prevent and even treat many health conditions.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:00 am

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 06:00 pm

Author Jeff Jay presents: Navigating Grace - A Solo voyage of Survival and Redemption

Jeff Jay will present an inspirational story of deliverance and redemption, from near-death to life, from addiction to recovery, and from atheism to faith.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 07:00 pm

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 07:00 pm

A Healthy Brain for the Ages

Learn preventative strategies to promote mental, emotional, and cognitive well being. We will take a look at memory, how to recognize signs of cognitive impairment, depression, anxiety, and dementia. We will provide tips to promote brain health, and help sustain and improve quality of life as we age.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 07:00 pm

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 07:00 pm

Turning Teen: A Presentation for Mothers and Daughters (Ages 8-14)

Worried about surviving puberty for the SECOND time? Do you want to help your daughter learn about her body so she can feel good about herself? Learn from experts (doctor moms!) the best way to talk about these sensitive subjects.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 07:00 pm

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 07:00 pm

Making Modern Divorced Families Work, During and After the Divorce

Learn about alternative services to the divorce process that help lead to fewer post-divorce disputes and better communication between co-parents. Gain tips on parenting effectively and appropriately after divorce.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 07:00 pm

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 07:00 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: Wednesday, November 02, 2016 07:00 pm

Thursday, November 03, 2016 07:00 pm

An Evening with Glennon Doyle Melton

Glennon Doyle Melton, the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, Carry On, Warrior, shares shameless, humorous, and inspiring essays about marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction, recovery, and connection.
Closing date: Thursday, November 03, 2016 07:00 pm

Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:00 am

Day of Restoration

Northeast Guidance Center's Community and Police Partnership Advocacy (CAPPA) hosts an annual resource event for the homeless in Detroit. Services provided: hot lunch, flu shots, health screenings, haircuts and makeovers, Friend of the Court, housing resources, cell phone providers, Medicaid navigators, and more. Community organizations who want to host a resource table should call to reserve their spot.
Closing date: Saturday, November 05, 2016 03:00 pm

Thursday, November 10, 2016 07:00 pm

Tool or Toy: Educating Middle Level Learners on the Power of Cell Phones

Cell phones, Smart phones, iPads, Laptops, Chromebooks, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and now PokemonGo... are here and they're part of a tweenagers life. Educating tweenagers on the power of the product they wield is a mission both parents and schools have together.
Closing date: Thursday, November 10, 2016 07:00 pm

Thursday, November 10, 2016 07:00 pm

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

Held in the Auditorium at Brownell Middle School: 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 10, 2016 07:00 pm

Thursday, December 01, 2016 06:00 pm

HOLLYFEST 2016

Save the date for HOLLYFEST, our popular holiday benefit. You'll enjoy time for socializing while bidding on silent auction items at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Dinner, live auction and more make an evening to remember.
Closing date: Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:00 pm