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

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 06:00 PM

Healing Heart Circle - 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: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 06:00 PM

Thursday, June 11, 2015 07:00 PM

Caregiver Support Group

Meet other caregivers just like you to share advice, exchange stories and learn more about additional resources available. Light refreshments will be served.
Closing date: Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 AM

Saturday, June 13, 2015 08:00 AM

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminars

Certified Dementia Practitioner training for all persons who work or care for an individual with dementia related illness. Four (8am-5pm) dates to choose from: June 13, Jul 11, Aug 15, Sep 12.
Closing date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 09:00 AM

Monday, June 15, 2015 09:00 AM

Summer Fun Days

Our nursery caregivers and experienced high school staff will lead your children in an engaging three hour program full of free play, bible stories & activities, playground time, a snack and a movie, and a fun craft to take home.
Closing date: Friday, August 07, 2015 12:00 PM

Tuesday, July 07, 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, July 07, 2015 12:00 PM

Tuesday, July 14, 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, July 14, 2015 12:00 PM

Monday, July 27, 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, July 27, 2015 12:00 PM

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 06:30 PM

Taking Care of You Part II: A Hands Approach

Features two Yoga/Meditation Sessions by Heidi George, an introduction to Young Living essential oils with a "make & take" session, and relaxing chair massages by Massage Green.
Closing date: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 06:30 PM

Saturday, August 08, 2015 08:30 AM

Mental Health First Aid Training - Adult Curriculum

Would you know how to administer first aid in a mental health crisis? Could you recognize suicidal thoughts or behaviors? This 8-hour course is taught by certified "Mental Health First Aid USA" instructors.
Closing date: Saturday, August 08, 2015 08:30 AM

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 06:30 PM

Back to School Organization

As the summer comes to an end our speakers will offer some "Back to School Survival Tips" and share some favorite products and resources. This workshop also offers parents and caregivers opportunities to share their "secrets to school success".
Closing date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 06:30 PM

Friday, August 14, 2015 02:00 PM

Free Event for Kids Without Dental Insurance

A great opportunity to introduce your kids to the dentist for the first time. Kids will be able to get their teeth cleaned, have x-rays, and an oral check-up.
Closing date: Friday, August 14, 2015 06:00 PM

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 09:00 AM

Specialized Vision and Learning Screening

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. At Excel Institute of Shelby.
Closing date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:00 PM

Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:30 PM

Depression and Anxiety: Not to Worry!

There are strategies and interventions that can help you to feel better, to get better, and to get your life back! Please join us for an informative discussion about understanding depression and anxiety, and the many options people have for treating and overcoming these illnesses.
Closing date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:00 PM

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 06:00 PM

FREE Kickball 55+ Clinic!

Come and learn the easy rules of the game; kick a kickball; and see what fun this co-ed sport brings to the table!
Closing date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 06:00 PM

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 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 Christ Church Grosse Pointe, 61 Grosse Pointe Boulevard, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Closing date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 09:00 AM

Friday, November 20, 2015 06:00 PM


HOLLYFEST is 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 music by the Ben Sharkey Quartet make an evening to remember.
Closing date: Friday, November 20, 2015 12:00 PM