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March 2017
$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

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, 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

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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)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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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Parenting Class: Loving Solutions Series

Tuesday, Mar. 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

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

This series will run from March 21 - April 25 Topics include the strong-willed child; parental influence; choices—encouraging the positive, redirecting the negative; improving school performance; structuring for success; and effective solutions. Parents are encouraged (but not required) to attend all sessions to gain the most benefit from the classes.

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$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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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parenting Class: Using Consequences

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

Discover the beauty of consequences.  If there isn't a natural consequence to a child's behavior, parents can use simple guidelines to create a logical one. Know how and when to intervene -- and when to let your child's choices reveal their own consequences. With Allison Dillon.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Stress Reduction Class

Thursday, Mar. 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.

Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11: No class April 27). We are still accepting participants so you may still sign up. Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for Mindfulness’ Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, who has been teaching stress-reduction classes for the past seven years. Thanks to a…

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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

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. 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

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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)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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 »

Parenting Class: Loving Solutions Series

Tuesday, Apr. 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

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

This series will run from March 21 - April 25 Topics include the strong-willed child; parental influence; choices—encouraging the positive, redirecting the negative; improving school performance; structuring for success; and effective solutions. Parents are encouraged (but not required) to attend all sessions to gain the most benefit from the classes.

Find out more »
$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.

Find out more »

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

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 around each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation, so parents are asked to commit to at least…

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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 morning of 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.

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

Stress Reduction Class

Thursday, Apr. 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.

Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11: No class April 27). We are still accepting participants so you may still sign up. Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for Mindfulness’ Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, who has been teaching stress-reduction classes for the past seven years. Thanks to a…

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Free

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. 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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Free

College-Bound with ADD/ADHD: A Seminar

Saturday, Apr. 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

After managing your child’s life through the school years, you are both ready for a break, and you might be willing to let go of the reins and let your child soar!  But will your son or daughter do that?  Have you prepared enough for the pitfalls and distractions of college life for a child with ADD/ADHD?  This seminar on facilitating successful transitions to college life is part of that preparation. This seminar will help participants be better informed about:…

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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

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. 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

Find out more »
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)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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 »

Parenting Class: Loving Solutions Series

Tuesday, Apr. 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

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

This series will run from March 21 - April 25 Topics include the strong-willed child; parental influence; choices—encouraging the positive, redirecting the negative; improving school performance; structuring for success; and effective solutions. Parents are encouraged (but not required) to attend all sessions to gain the most benefit from the classes.

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

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 around each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation, so parents are asked to commit to at least…

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

Q&A with Dr. Dawn Huebner: Helping Kids With Peer Relationships

Thursday, Apr. 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Siblings, cousins, neighbors, peers. Children have quite a few relationships to navigate. Parents do as well. Do you dare to discipline your little niece? Impose your house rules when a friend comes to play? What is your child's role in getting along with peers, and what is yours? Come to this Q&A with noted psychologist and author Dr. Dawn Huebner.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Stress Reduction Class

Thursday, Apr. 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.

Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11: No class April 27). We are still accepting participants so you may still sign up. Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for Mindfulness’ Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, who has been teaching stress-reduction classes for the past seven years. Thanks to a…

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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

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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

Find out more »
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)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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 »

Parenting Class: Loving Solutions Series

Tuesday, Apr. 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

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

This series will run from March 21 - April 25 Topics include the strong-willed child; parental influence; choices—encouraging the positive, redirecting the negative; improving school performance; structuring for success; and effective solutions. Parents are encouraged (but not required) to attend all sessions to gain the most benefit from the classes.

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

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 around each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation, so parents are asked to commit to at least…

Find out more »

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Apr. 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of 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.

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

Stress Reduction Class

Thursday, Apr. 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.

Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11: No class April 27). We are still accepting participants so you may still sign up. Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for Mindfulness’ Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, who has been teaching stress-reduction classes for the past seven years. Thanks to a…

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

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)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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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Parenting Class: Loving Solutions Series

Tuesday, Apr. 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

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

This series will run from March 21 - April 25 Topics include the strong-willed child; parental influence; choices—encouraging the positive, redirecting the negative; improving school performance; structuring for success; and effective solutions. Parents are encouraged (but not required) to attend all sessions to gain the most benefit from the classes.

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$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.

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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.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group

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 around each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation, so parents are asked to commit to at least…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Help for Picky Eaters

Thursday, Apr. 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Have a picky eater in your family? UNH interns Emily and Casey will help you discover new, healthy recipes that both you and your children will love!

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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).

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$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.

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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

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, 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

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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.

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Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May. 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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)

Parenting Class

Tuesday, May. 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday evening
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes every Tuesday evening on a wide range of topics. 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 evening, or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

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$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.

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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.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group

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 around each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation, so parents are asked to commit to at least…

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Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, May. 4 @ 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 morning of 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.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Stress Reduction Class

Thursday, May. 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.

Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11: No class April 27). We are still accepting participants so you may still sign up. Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for Mindfulness’ Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, who has been teaching stress-reduction classes for the past seven years. Thanks to a…

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Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, May. 4 @ 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. 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, May. 5 @ 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, May. 5 @ 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, May. 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

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, May. 8 @ 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May. 9 @ 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. 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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)

Parenting Class

Tuesday, May. 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday evening
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes every Tuesday evening on a wide range of topics. 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 evening, or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May. 10 @ 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, May. 10 @ 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

Wednesday, May. 10 @ 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 around each child's specific issues.  The group is most effective with continuous participation, so parents are asked to commit to at least…

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THAM Parenting Class

Thursday, May. 11 @ 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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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Stress Reduction Class

Thursday, May. 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.

Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11: No class April 27). We are still accepting participants so you may still sign up. Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for Mindfulness’ Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, who has been teaching stress-reduction classes for the past seven years. Thanks to a…

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, May. 12 @ 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, May. 12 @ 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, May. 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

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, May. 15 @ 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May. 16 @ 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. 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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)

Parenting Class

Tuesday, May. 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday evening
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes every Tuesday evening on a wide range of topics. 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 evening, or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May. 17 @ 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, May. 17 @ 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 »

Parent Recharge

Thursday, May. 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of 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.

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, May. 19 @ 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, May. 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

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. 22 @ 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.  ~ March 20th: Celebrate Spring with Art~ March 27th: B-I-N-G-O~ April 3rd: Story Time & Songs with Connie~ April 10th: Family Treasure Hunt~ April 17th: Earth Week Extravaganza~ April 24th: NO FFN (NH April Vacation)

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May. 23 @ 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. 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is 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)

Parenting Class

Tuesday, May. 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday evening
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers free parenting classes every Tuesday evening on a wide range of topics. 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 evening, or sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May. 24 @ 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. 24 @ 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 »

THAM Parenting Class

Thursday, May. 25 @ 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, May. 26 @ 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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