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Thursday, January 01, 2015 09:00 AM

Family Center Winter/Spring Schedule

Download the Winter/Spring Schedule PDF
Closing date: Sunday, May 03, 2015 01:00 PM

Thursday, January 15, 2015 03:00 PM

Teen Substance Abuse Group

Actively seeking members ages 14-18 for a group that will start mid-January. There will be 8-10 weekly sessions that will be 75 minutes in length and cost $40/session. Group will have 3 phases and the final phase requires parent involvement and participation.
Closing date: Thursday, February 26, 2015 03:00 PM

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 06:30 PM

Parenting Young Children

An 8 week facilitated discussion group will discuss development, behavior, communication, building self-esteem, and discipline that works. Based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting program.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 PM

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 06:30 PM

Parenting Teenagers

Join an eight (8) 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. Based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting program.
Closing date: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:00 PM

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 07:00 PM

Open Bereavement Support Group

Are you struggling with a loss that feels painfully overwhelming and lonely? H3 is here to help you realize you're not alone. Support can make a real difference.
Closing date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 07:00 PM

Monday, February 09, 2015 06:30 AM

Parenting School Aged Children

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: Monday, February 09, 2015 12:00 PM

Monday, February 16, 2015 09:00 AM

EXPLORE CERAMICS Youth Camp at Pewabic

EXPLORE CERAMICS is Pewabic' s youth camp during winter and spring break. Our camp is designed to introduce ceramics to youth, ages 6-12.
Closing date: Monday, April 06, 2015 09:00 AM

Monday, March 02, 2015 11:00 AM

Family and Children's Programs at the Harper Woods Public Library

March - April 2015 Programs for families and children listings: movie night, story time, books, crafts, much more.
Closing date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 05:00 PM

Saturday, March 07, 2015 08:00 AM

CARE's 20th Annual Parenting Conference

Presented by CARE of Southeastern Michigan. Great speakers on parenting topics, over 40 local resources on-site, breakfast and lunch included. At MISD Conference Center.
Closing date: Saturday, March 07, 2015 08:00 AM

Saturday, March 07, 2015 10:00 AM

Package 150,000 meals at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church

Grosse Pointe Memorial Church is 150! And to celebrate our anniversary, we are partnering with Kids Against Hunger Coalition™ to package 150,000 meals. We're looking for 900 volunteers to help package meals for starving children around the globe and our own surrounding neighborhoods.
Closing date: Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:00 PM

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 04:45 PM

Let's Chat About Economics!

As we all know, younger students must now know basic economics concepts. How does one best teach them? How can students best identify with terms such as scarcity and opportunity cost?
Closing date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 04:45 PM

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 06:00 PM

Special Needs Trust & Financial Planning Seminar

A light dinner will be served. RSVP BY March 7th by phone or email.
Closing date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 06:00 PM

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 09:00 AM

Project Macomb Workshop

Community members concerned about drug-abuse are invited to attend a free workshop focused on developing a comprehensive grassroots action plan for preventing addiction and overdose of prescription pain medications.
Closing date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 09:00 AM

Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:00 PM

LEGO Artists Challenge

Students: bring your pre-constructed LEGO creation for judging and great prizes! Drop off entries March 13. LEGO Artists Challenge display open Saturday, March 14, Noon-3:30pm.
Closing date: Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:00 PM

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 08:30 AM

Caring for the Whole Person

Featuring nine renowned speakers and experts. CEs/CEUs available.
Closing date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 08:30 AM

Thursday, March 19, 2015 06:30 PM

Pick Two for Your Healthy Future

Choose from 2 of our 3 talks this evening: "Mindful Parenting," "Women and Heart News," and "Eat This, Not That."
Closing date: Thursday, March 19, 2015 06:00 PM

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 06:00 PM

Prime Time Family Reading

Free family reading program at the Harper Woods Public Library.
Closing date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 06:00 PM

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 06:30 PM

Special Multi-Presentation Night

Learn about Alzheimer's and dementia by attending "Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters" with Barbara Roden and "Lewy Body Dementia: Mysteries Unveiled" with Sarah Thurston, LMSW. Learn about Attention Disorders and Sleep Disorders by attending "What Can Be Done About Sleep Disorders?" and "Unlock Your Mind's Potential" with R. Bart Sangal, MD.
Closing date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 06:00 PM

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 07:00 PM

Kindergarten Essentials: Ensuring a Successful Transition for Your Child

A follow-up presentation to "Tips for Getting Ready for Kindergarten", this dynamic Ask the Experts program is designed to provide parents and professionals with strategies to facilitate the skills preschoolers need to be successful in Kindergarten.
Closing date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 06:00 PM

Sunday, May 03, 2015 01:00 PM

ChariTeaTea Party

Children accompanied by their favorite adults will enjoy a special Tea Party with ‘tea’ refreshments and desserts. This program was created to help develop social skills in young children through a variety of learning activities which include socialization, etiquette and charitable giving.
Closing date: Sunday, May 03, 2015 01:00 PM

Saturday, May 09, 2015 09:00 AM

Replenish Mom's Soul for Mother's Day

Massage, facial, mani, pedi, plus a "Replenish Your Soul" workshop facilitated by Marla Ruhana, LMSW.
Closing date: Saturday, May 09, 2015 09:00 AM

Thursday, May 14, 2015 01:00 PM

Teepa Snow presents: Learn Strategies to Understand Dementia

Healthcare Professionals and Family Caregivers: attend one of four three-hour sessions offered at two community locations in St. Clair Shores and Livonia. Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia, will present strategies for understanding dementia.
Closing date: Friday, May 15, 2015 09:00 AM