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Families First Health & Support Center

100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth
603-422-8209

January 2020

Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Jan 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

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

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Mistakes, Failure and the “Growth Mindset”

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

What lessons did you learn as a child about making mistakes? How do you handle failure in your family? Having a "growth mindset" means we believe change is possible with effort and persistence. Developing this attitude contributes to better outcomes for our kids in school, in relationships and in life! We will what you can do at home to help kids move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. With Patrice Baker.

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Jan 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

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February 2020

$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Feb 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 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! With 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 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Teaching Personal Body Safety

Tuesday, Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn how to talk to your child about personal body safety in a non-alarming, everyday way. We will discuss the facts about child sexual abuse, what situations put your child at risk, and how to strengthen your child’s awareness of boundaries and safety rules. With Erika Skoglund, Violence Prevention Educator from Haven.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Feb 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Feb 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

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

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

Find out more »

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Feb 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom.

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Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, Feb 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, Feb 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Feb 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 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! With 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 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Talking About Tough Topics

Tuesday, Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

We want to speak honestly with our kids, but how much information is too much? How do you answer kids’ tough questions and help them feel safe and secure? Kids have access to so much information about problems in the world like climate change, drug addiction, school shootings and bullying. This session will focus on how parents can help filter and shape perspective in their conversations with their children. With psychologist Laura Rubin, PhD.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Feb 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Living with a “Threenager”

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

Important changes are happening in the minds and bodies of three-year-olds, and this stage of development can be a particularly challenging time for parents. If you have a “threenager” or a soon-to-be three year old (or you have made it through the “thrashing threes” and want to share your stories and advice), join us! We'll explore strategies for helping our three-year-olds thrive and grow. We'll also discuss typical developmental milestones, appropriate expectations, and ideas for supporting and enjoying our children…

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Feb 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Feb 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 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! With 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 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Protect Your Children Online

Tuesday, Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn about the dangers children face in their online lives, the risks of various technology platforms and social media, steps you can take to educate your kids and promote healthy online behaviors and how to be on the lookout for warning signs of inappropriate Internet use and take responsibility your children’s online safety. With Lt. John Peracchi of the Portsmouth Police Department and the NH Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Feb 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Parent Recharge

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

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

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

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

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom.

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Feb 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Feb 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

Find out more »

Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 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! With 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 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Are You Listening?

Tuesday, Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Listening to our children requires focused attention and a lot of patience. But it is worth the effort because active listening is a powerful parenting tool that influences how our children talk to us and how they listen to us. It can improve our relationships and increase cooperation. This session will help parents understand the benefits of active listening and offer strategies to help us become more effective listeners. With Krista Vincent, MSW, from the Behavioral Health team at Families…

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Feb 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Introverts & Extroverts

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

Introverts and extroverts need support in different ways, and our own preferences and styles can make this extra challenging. Understanding this temperamental trait can help us accept and appreciate our kids. This session will help parents recognize and support the strengths of their introverted and extroverted children. With Patrice Baker.

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Feb 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

March 2020

$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

Find out more »

Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Family Fun Night

Monday, Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Monday of every months
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen at home! A fun, relaxing evening out for families with children from infants through teens. Join us on the first Monday of every month. Free! Please sign up in advance.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar 3 @ 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! With 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 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

4 Steps to Strengthening Your Conversation Skills

Tuesday, Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this workshop, parents will learn thinking strategies and communication skills to help them connect more compassionately with themselves and other family members. We will practice a communication process than leads us toward a better understanding of our own needs and those of our children in order to have honest  conversations and resolve conflicts more peacefully. With Jo Ann Clement.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar 4 @ 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

Find out more »

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Mar 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom.

Find out more »
Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, Mar 5 @ 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.

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar 6 @ 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar 10 @ 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! With 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 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Communicating Without Arguing or Attitude

Tuesday, Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Keeping the parent-child relationship strong can be complicated during the tricky tween/teen years when our kids are doing exciting new things, but also pushing boundaries and making impulsive decsions. This session will focus on effective tools for communicating with your tween or teen about risky behaviors without either of you losing your cool. With Parkie Boley

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar 11 @ 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Body Positivity: Why It Matters

Thursday, Mar 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Parents can play a critical role in helping children develop a positive body image —so they will feel okay about how they look, and their looks will not dominate how they feel about themselves. Children as young as three years old can have body image issues, and a negative body image can contribute to anxiety, depression, self-harming and social withdrawal in our kids. But, there are steps we can take to help our children learn to accept and appreciate their bodies, value themselves and their…

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar 13 @ 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar 17 @ 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! With 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, Mar 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Small Kids, Big Feelings (Part 1)

Tuesday, Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Strong emotions can confuse and overwhelm our children, and result in inappropriate behaviors, relationship problems and difficulties in school. One of the most important roles of parenting is to be an “emotion coach”  and help kids manage their feelings. This session will focus on ways we can help our kids understand their emotions and triggers, use calming tools and thinking strategies, and make positive choices. This class meets on March 17 and March 31. You are encouraged to attend both…

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar 18 @ 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Mar 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom.

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar 20 @ 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar 24 @ 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! With 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, Mar 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Smart, but Scattered

Tuesday, Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Children need "executive skills" -- such as task initiation, sustained attention, working memory, planning, organization, and goal-directed persistence -- to succeed in school and, more importantly, to get things done in their lives. Some seem to acquire these brain-based skills naturally, but many struggle with them. School psychologist Peg Dawson, Ed.D., co-author of the books Smart but Scattered and Smart but Scattered Teens, will describe how these skills develop throughout childhood and suggest strategies parents can use to help children acquire the…

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Mar 25 @ 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Mar 27 @ 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Mar 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 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! With 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, Mar 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Small Kids, Big Feelings (Part 2)

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Strong emotions can confuse and overwhelm our children, and result in inappropriate behaviors, relationship problems and difficulties in school. One of the most important roles of parenting is to be an “emotion coach”  and help kids manage their feelings. This session will focus on ways we can help our kids understand their emotions and triggers, use calming tools and thinking strategies, and make positive choices. This class meets on March 17 and March 31. You are encouraged to attend both…

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April 2020

$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Apr 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom.

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Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, Apr 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. 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 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Apr 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Family Fun Night

Monday, Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Monday of every months
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen at home! A fun, relaxing evening out for families with children from infants through teens. Join us on the first Monday of every month. Free! Please sign up in advance.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr 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! With 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, Apr 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parenting Journey (Portsmouth)

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

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

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

Parenting Journey is a 12-week course with hands-on activities and guided discussions that will help you develop knowledge and skills that support you as a parent and role model. All parents and caregivers of children of all ages are welcome.  This class will help you identify what you’re repeating from your childhood and what you want to change in your own parenting journey. Become more confident and optimistic in your parenting Learn to tackle everyday stressors and challenging situations Identify…

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Apr 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, Apr 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr 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! With 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 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parenting Journey (Portsmouth)

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

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

Parenting Journey is a 12-week course with hands-on activities and guided discussions that will help you develop knowledge and skills that support you as a parent and role model. All parents and caregivers of children of all ages are welcome.  This class will help you identify what you’re repeating from your childhood and what you want to change in your own parenting journey. Become more confident and optimistic in your parenting Learn to tackle everyday stressors and challenging situations Identify…

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, Apr 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. With Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Apr 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom.

Find out more »
$5

Preschool Playtime

Friday, Apr 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 (except November 29 and December 27) 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. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

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

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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. Led by Parkie Boley. (Does not meet during the last week of August or the last week of December.)

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Cross Roads House Health Clinic

Monday, Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

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

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Apr 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! With 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 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30
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 need child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley. (Does…

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

Parenting Journey (Portsmouth)

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

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

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

Parenting Journey is a 12-week course with hands-on activities and guided discussions that will help you develop knowledge and skills that support you as a parent and role model. All parents and caregivers of children of all ages are welcome.  This class will help you identify what you’re repeating from your childhood and what you want to change in your own parenting journey. Become more confident and optimistic in your parenting Learn to tackle everyday stressors and challenging situations Identify…

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