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  1. Wednesday Playgroup - Walkers & Talkers Toddler

    October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 1 to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

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  2. 24/7 Nurturing Dads

    October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    TACKLING OUR TOUGHEST TASKS TO BECOME THE NURTURING DADS WE ARE CALLED ON TO BE. A 12-week parenting program for Dads to increase knowledge and practice key skills to help their children grow up to be smart, strong, self-reliant and caring.

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  3. Childbirth: Week 3

    October 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Sentara Careplex Hospital

    Having a baby? Let's get ready. Each class covers Prenatal & post natal topics Part of an 8-week course for expectant parents.

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  4. Infant Massage

    October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Learn the art of massaging your baby. Massage helps your baby to relax, sleep better and experience fewer stomach upsets. Your gentle touch communicates your love to your child. This program is open for children 4 weeks to 6 months.

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  5. Playgroup at Mallory Elementary - Toddler

    October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 6 mths to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

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  6. Thursday Playgroup - Movers & Shakers

    October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children 6 months to 24 months A relaxed playgroup designed for the younger child

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  7. S.T.E.M. into Space - Project based workshop series

    October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library

    Have fun and learn together with your Pre-K through 2nd grade student! Participate in making projects to learn about space while using science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) skills. Great for budding scientists and curious engineers! Space is limited.

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  8. Kids First - Court mandated 4-hour class - Saturday

    October 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    This 4 hour workshop provides information that can help parents understand what their children experience when their lives are reorganized by divorce, separation and family conflict. It will guide parents in making informed decisions about parenting plans as they transform thier relationship from couple to co-parents. (Satisfies Virginia Legislative requirements for child custody and visitation disputes)

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  9. Monday Playgroup - Walkers & Talkers Toddler

    October 21, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 1 to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

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  10. 1-2-3 Magic Teen - Effective Discipline for Children age 13-17

    October 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Living with Teens can be a true adventure! 123Magic - Teen will give parents and those who work with teens solid answers to everyday situations. This short program will discuss these topics & more... How to guide a & transition your teen toward independence How to avoid & take the hassle out of power struggles How to maintain structure, but give your teen room to grow Why teens still need support from their parents or caregivers

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  11. Building Better Relationships

    October 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Healthy Families would like to invite couples to attend our 8 week course on Improving communication and intimacy. Where they will develop conflict resolution skills, establish priorities, set goals, and examine the values within their relationship.

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  12. Staying Connected with your Teen

    October 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    This class is a 5 session science-based program for parents and their teens who have violated their city’s curfew. The goal of this program is to help parents develop positive family-management and discipline practices and get parents and teens working together to build skills needed for reducing risks to the teen’s health and safety. Class meets on Mondays. Must attend all 5 classes to receive Certificate of Completion.

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  13. Playgroup at Mallory Elementary - Toddler

    October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 6 mths to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

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  14. Nurturing Parents of Children ages 5-12

    October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Healthy Families invites families with children between 5 and 12 yrs old to come and learn in our 12 week program. Parent's topics: Family rules, Encourage appropriate behavior, Effective communication, Stress management. Youth's topics: Gaining self-control, Working with feelings, Problem solving, Social strategies.  

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  15. Nurturing Parents of Children ages Birth - 4

    October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    This 12-week program is designed to meet the needs of families with children aged 4 and under. Learn more about: Normal Childhood Development, Establishing Nurturing Routines, Positive Discipline, And much more.

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  16. Nurturing Parents of Teens

    October 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    A 12 week program enabling parents and teens to develop better communication, identify clear boundaries and gain better strategies for cooperation. Parents & teens meet separately for the first hour then come together the second hour to work on topics as a family.

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  17. Wednesday Playgroup - Walkers & Talkers Toddler

    October 23, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 1 to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

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  18. 1-2-3 Magic - Effective Discipline for Children age 2-12

    October 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    This 6-sessions course addresses the difficult task of child discipline with honor, keen insight and proven experience. This time-tested program provides easy-to-follow steps for discipline children 2-12 without yelling, arguing, or spanking. You'll also learn when-and how your silence can speak louder than you think.

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  19. 24/7 Nurturing Dads

    October 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    TACKLING OUR TOUGHEST TASKS TO BECOME THE NURTURING DADS WE ARE CALLED ON TO BE. A 12-week parenting program for Dads to increase knowledge and practice key skills to help their children grow up to be smart, strong, self-reliant and caring.

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  20. Childbirth: Week 4

    October 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Sentara Careplex Hospital

    Having a baby? Let's get ready. Each class covers Prenatal & post natal topics Part of an 8-week course for expectant parents.

    More Details
  21. Infant Massage

    October 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Learn the art of massaging your baby. Massage helps your baby to relax, sleep better and experience fewer stomach upsets. Your gentle touch communicates your love to your child. This program is open for children 4 weeks to 6 months.

    More Details
  22. Playgroup at Mallory Elementary - Toddler

    October 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 6 mths to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

    More Details
  23. Thursday Playgroup - Movers & Shakers

    October 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children 6 months to 24 months A relaxed playgroup designed for the younger child

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  24. S.T.E.M. into Space - Project based workshop series

    October 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library

    Have fun and learn together with your Pre-K through 2nd grade student! Participate in making projects to learn about space while using science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) skills. Great for budding scientists and curious engineers! Space is limited.

    More Details
  25. Monday Playgroup - Walkers & Talkers Toddler

    October 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 1 to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

    More Details
  26. 1-2-3 Magic Teen - Effective Discipline for Children age 13-17

    October 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Living with Teens can be a true adventure! 123Magic - Teen will give parents and those who work with teens solid answers to everyday situations. This short program will discuss these topics & more... How to guide a & transition your teen toward independence How to avoid & take the hassle out of power struggles How to maintain structure, but give your teen room to grow Why teens still need support from their parents or caregivers

    More Details
  27. Building Better Relationships

    October 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Healthy Families would like to invite couples to attend our 8 week course on Improving communication and intimacy. Where they will develop conflict resolution skills, establish priorities, set goals, and examine the values within their relationship.

    More Details
  28. Staying Connected with your Teen

    October 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    This class is a 5 session science-based program for parents and their teens who have violated their city’s curfew. The goal of this program is to help parents develop positive family-management and discipline practices and get parents and teens working together to build skills needed for reducing risks to the teen’s health and safety. Class meets on Mondays. Must attend all 5 classes to receive Certificate of Completion.

    More Details
  29. Playgroup at Mallory Elementary - Toddler

    October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 6 mths to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

    More Details
  30. Nurturing Parents of Children ages 5-12

    October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Healthy Families invites families with children between 5 and 12 yrs old to come and learn in our 12 week program. Parent's topics: Family rules, Encourage appropriate behavior, Effective communication, Stress management. Youth's topics: Gaining self-control, Working with feelings, Problem solving, Social strategies.  

    More Details
  31. Nurturing Parents of Children ages Birth - 4

    October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    This 12-week program is designed to meet the needs of families with children aged 4 and under. Learn more about: Normal Childhood Development, Establishing Nurturing Routines, Positive Discipline, And much more.

    More Details
  32. Nurturing Parents of Teens

    October 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    A 12 week program enabling parents and teens to develop better communication, identify clear boundaries and gain better strategies for cooperation. Parents & teens meet separately for the first hour then come together the second hour to work on topics as a family.

    More Details
  33. Wednesday Playgroup - Walkers & Talkers Toddler

    October 30, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 1 to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

    More Details
  34. 1-2-3 Magic - Effective Discipline for Children age 2-12

    October 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    This 6-sessions course addresses the difficult task of child discipline with honor, keen insight and proven experience. This time-tested program provides easy-to-follow steps for discipline children 2-12 without yelling, arguing, or spanking. You'll also learn when-and how your silence can speak louder than you think.

    More Details
  35. 24/7 Nurturing Dads

    October 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    TACKLING OUR TOUGHEST TASKS TO BECOME THE NURTURING DADS WE ARE CALLED ON TO BE. A 12-week parenting program for Dads to increase knowledge and practice key skills to help their children grow up to be smart, strong, self-reliant and caring.

    More Details
  36. Childbirth: Week 5

    October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Sentara Careplex Hospital

    Having a baby? Let's get ready. Each class covers Prenatal & post natal topics Part of an 8-week course for expectant parents.

    More Details
  37. Infant Massage

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Learn the art of massaging your baby. Massage helps your baby to relax, sleep better and experience fewer stomach upsets. Your gentle touch communicates your love to your child. This program is open for children 4 weeks to 6 months.

    More Details
  38. Playgroup at Mallory Elementary - Toddler

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 6 mths to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

    More Details
  39. Thursday Playgroup - Movers & Shakers

    October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children 6 months to 24 months A relaxed playgroup designed for the younger child

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