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February 2017
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Feb. 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen

Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Tired of having to repeat things 20 times? Do you wish your child would just listen and cooperate!? In this two-part series (Feb. 21 & Mar. 7), parents will find out how to connect with their children while maintaining authority and providing guidance. Come discover some of the best strategies for getting cooperation, setting consequences that teach, defusing outbursts and strong feelings, and teaching kids to solve their own problems -- and experience some immediate success. Based on the best-selling book with the…

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Feb. 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Feb. 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Oral Hygiene Q&A

Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

This oral health presentation by Families First hygienist and health educator Cindy Bishop, RDH, will offer tips (including age appropriate suggestions) that will help parents and their kids adopt healthier dental habits that will serve them for a lifetime.

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, Feb. 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Feb. 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Feb. 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb. 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Feb. 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Go to Sleep!

Tuesday, Feb. 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Baby not sleeping through the night? Child resisting bedtime? Teen not getting enough sleep? These aren't good for anyone, child or parent. They can result in cranky behavior, difficulty getting through the day, poor sleep habits and stressed relationships. Yet it's hard for overtired parents to make a plan and carry it out on their own. Let us help. With Randy Tallent, Child Development Specialist.

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March 2017
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar. 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Mar. 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon. Free.

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Caregiver Group

Thursday, Mar. 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Thursday of each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

This group is for any individual or family who is managing the care of a loved one with dementia, either at home or in a care community. Meetings are run by trained volunteer Dick Chamberlain and Families First social worker Cindi Shanley. There is no cost to attend. To learn more, call Mr. Chamberlain at (603) 642-8758, or just drop into the next session.

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar. 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Rapid HIV Screening

Friday, Mar. 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Friday each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First partners with the Joan G. Lovering Health Center to offer rapid HIV testing on-site at Families First. This test is done with a finger stick, not a blood draw, and you'll have the results before you leave. HIV testing is recommended for individuals with past or present IV drug use, sex partners of IV drug users, and men who have sex with men. If you have health insurance, your insurance will be billed. If you are uninsured and fall into the above…

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar. 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Mar. 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar. 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Mar. 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen

Tuesday, Mar. 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Tired of having to repeat things 20 times? Do you wish your child would just listen and cooperate!? In this two-part series (Feb. 21 & Mar. 7), parents will find out how to connect with their children while maintaining authority and providing guidance. Come discover some of the best strategies for getting cooperation, setting consequences that teach, defusing outbursts and strong feelings, and teaching kids to solve their own problems -- and experience some immediate success. Based on the best-selling book with the…

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar. 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parenting School-Age Kids: A Q&A

Thursday, Mar. 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

What chores should 9-year-olds be doing on their own? Is it normal for an 8-year-old to not want to go upstairs alone? Or a 10-year-old to need one-on-one supervision for homework? Is it normal for kids to lie? Or talk back? Come to this Q&A session geared toward parents of elementary-school age children. Psychologist and author Dr. Dawn Huebner will help parents understand troubling behaviors from a developmental perspective while providing practical ideas to enable parents to help their children develop the…

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, Mar. 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar. 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar. 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Mar. 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar. 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Mar. 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar. 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Mar. 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon. Free.

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar. 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar. 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Mar. 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar. 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Mar. 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar. 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »

Parenting Class

Thursday, Mar. 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2nd, 4th (and 5th) Thursday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. Free child care is always included if you sign up in advance! Please check back closer to the time to find out the topic for each class, or or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, Mar. 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar. 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar. 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Mar. 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar. 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Mar. 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar. 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

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Parenting Class

Thursday, Mar. 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2nd, 4th (and 5th) Thursday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. Free child care is always included if you sign up in advance! Please check back closer to the time to find out the topic for each class, or or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar. 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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April 2017
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Apr. 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Apr. 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr. 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Apr. 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr. 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Apr. 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (guided)

Wednesday, Apr. 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to help their child succeed in school and at home. There will be ample opportunities to ask questions each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation so parents are asked to commit to at least 5…

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Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Apr. 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon. Free.

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Caregiver Group

Thursday, Apr. 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Thursday of each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

This group is for any individual or family who is managing the care of a loved one with dementia, either at home or in a care community. Meetings are run by trained volunteer Dick Chamberlain and Families First social worker Cindi Shanley. There is no cost to attend. To learn more, call Mr. Chamberlain at (603) 642-8758, or just drop into the next session.

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Apr. 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Rapid HIV Screening

Friday, Apr. 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Friday each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First partners with the Joan G. Lovering Health Center to offer rapid HIV testing on-site at Families First. This test is done with a finger stick, not a blood draw, and you'll have the results before you leave. HIV testing is recommended for individuals with past or present IV drug use, sex partners of IV drug users, and men who have sex with men. If you have health insurance, your insurance will be billed. If you are uninsured and fall into the above…

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Apr. 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

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Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Apr. 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr. 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Apr. 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr. 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Apr. 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (guided)

Wednesday, Apr. 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to help their child succeed in school and at home. There will be ample opportunities to ask questions each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation so parents are asked to commit to at least 5…

Find out more »

Parenting Class

Thursday, Apr. 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2nd, 4th (and 5th) Thursday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. Free child care is always included if you sign up in advance! Please check back closer to the time to find out the topic for each class, or or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, Apr. 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Apr. 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Apr. 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, Apr. 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr. 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Apr. 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr. 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Apr. 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (guided)

Wednesday, Apr. 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to help their child succeed in school and at home. There will be ample opportunities to ask questions each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation so parents are asked to commit to at least 5…

Find out more »
Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Apr. 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon. Free.

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Apr. 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Apr. 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr. 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, Apr. 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr. 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, Apr. 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (guided)

Wednesday, Apr. 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to help their child succeed in school and at home. There will be ample opportunities to ask questions each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation so parents are asked to commit to at least 5…

Find out more »

Parenting Class

Thursday, Apr. 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2nd, 4th (and 5th) Thursday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. Free child care is always included if you sign up in advance! Please check back closer to the time to find out the topic for each class, or or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

Find out more »

WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, Apr. 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Apr. 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Friday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Preschool Playtime is held each Friday for children ages 3 to 5 with their parents or other caregivers. Children enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and friendships. Adults share ideas for activities and parenting, and have a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
May 2017
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, May. 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Toddler Playtime is held each Monday morning for children ages 1 to 2, and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, May. 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. (Activities are subject to change.)  ~ Facilitated by Allison Dillon.  ~ February 20th: Play Dough Pictionary~ February 27th:  No FFN~ March 6th: Egg Drop Challenge~ March 13th: St. Patrick's Day Fun~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May. 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like. Facilitated by Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May. 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

An educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers; expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below), otherwise just show up with your baby. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May. 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy Gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting, and a chance to connect with other parents. Facilitator: Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, May. 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (guided)

Wednesday, May. 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to help their child succeed in school and at home. There will be ample opportunities to ask questions each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation so parents are asked to commit to at least 5…

Find out more »
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