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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

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

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 09:00 AM

Tummy to Toddler Expo 2015

THE MUST-SEE EVENT FOR MOMS AND MOMS-TO-BE! First 100 moms receive a special Swag Bag courtesy of The Bump!
Closing date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 05:00 PM

Friday, April 24, 2015 07:30 PM

Author, Professor and Parent Dr. Kate Ott at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church

Dr. Ott will be presenting a series of workshops for children, youth and adults throughout the weekend.
Closing date: Sunday, April 26, 2015 03:00 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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 06:00 PM


Explore the nature of essential oils and 50+ ways to use them in your home. Learn application and blending techniques while sampling oils. Try recipes offered or create your own concoction that will harmonize, relax, energize, increase focus, and relieve physical discomfort.
Closing date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 06:00 PM

Saturday, May 02, 2015 11:00 AM

2015 Community Unity Walk

Community Unity Walk Honoring The Lives Of Paige Stalker & Christina Samuel
Closing date: Saturday, May 02, 2015 11:00 AM

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

Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:00 AM

Everyday Mindfulness

Break barriers to "me time" in this group workshop.
Closing date: Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:00 AM

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, 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

Thursday, May 14, 2015 06:30 PM

Imagery and Journaling

Experiencing our sense of taste, touch, sight, sound and smell is a way to connect to and balance the innate guidance power within us.
Closing date: Thursday, May 14, 2015 06:00 PM

Saturday, May 16, 2015 09:00 AM

7th Annual Human Trafficking Event

This year's panel will be focusing on how MEN can help stop the demands for sex trafficking.
Closing date: Saturday, May 16, 2015 09:00 AM

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 09:30 AM

Empower Millenials to Succeed! Mentor with Winning Futures

Volunteers are needed to work with 5th-9th grade boys and girls in a structured classroom setting at our "Shoot for Your Goals" summer camp and our summer school programs. Mentors will work with 3-5 students on fun, hands-on activities based around goal setting, positive attitude, and team work.
Closing date: Friday, June 26, 2015 01:00 PM

Thursday, May 28, 2015 06:30 PM

Inner Rhythms of Spring

In taking this time for you, the seasonal change offers an opportunity to release the old, welcome something new or begin again with renewed perspective. Moving from winter hibernation, what seeds shall you plant in order to reclaim your balance and clarity?
Closing date: Thursday, May 28, 2015 06:00 PM

Wednesday, June 03, 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 Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Closing date: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 09:00 AM

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 06:30 PM

Making Great Choices When Buying Toys

Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy Inc invites you to join their staff and Kids on the Go Therapists as we help you select toys and products that are developmentally appropriate, multisensory, and educational.
Closing date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 06:00 PM

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 06:30 PM

Making Sense of You

Have you ever wondered how the sensory system actually works? Is your child's sensory system hypersensitive or hypo-sensitive to the environment? How should you respond to their unique sensory system responses?
Closing date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 06:30 PM

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 06:30 PM

Planning for a Special Future

Michele Fuller, founder of Michigan Law Center, advisory board member of Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP) will discuss different aspects of special needs planning.
Closing date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 06:30 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

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