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Program Descriptions

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Chop and Chat

(please register)

Join us to help us chop veggies for meals while enjoying social time with others.

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Dartmouth North Mural Project Info Session

(please register)

The MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning is working with HRM, members of the Dartmouth North Community and local artists to create a mural for the wall along Robert Burns Drive. 

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Homework Help –
Tips & Tricks

(please register)

Parents and caregivers

Join Trish Derby, Community Coordinator with Frontier College with tips & tricks to help you support your children with their homework. For all school grades. 

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Make & Take

(please register)

Parents and caregivers

Join us to make some fun, age-appropriate activities and learn about other activities you can do with your little ones at home.  

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Parenting Journey Connects

(please register)

Parenting Journey participants

A monthly workshop for those in our Parenting Journey Home Visiting program, or for those on the program’s waitlist.  Participants come together, learn and make new connections with others. Each month there is a new topic for the workshop.

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Young Cooks

(please register)

Children age 7-12

Join us for this fun, 6- week cooking program for children 7-12. Learn to make delicious recipes from scratch! 

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Community Action Office Appointments

(by appointment only)

If you need some one-on-one help to connect with supports in the community, please make an appointment to see us.

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Food & Families

(please register)

Children and caregivers

Let’s get cooking! You will be provided with all the supplies you need to make a delicious meal. Watch the video and follow along. Details on pick-up will be provided upon registration. 

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Family Playgroup

(please register)

Children 1yr old and up and caregivers

Time to get together and play! This program will be taking place in our new child development space. 

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Mental Health and Addictions Info Appointments

(by appointment only)

If you need support with a mental health or addictions concern, Cory from the NS Health Authority is here to help. Learn about programming and get assistance with intake.

Ted Talk Thursday

(please register)

Parents and caregivers

Join us to view and discuss a brief parenting-related Ted Talk.  We’ll provide the popcorn! This month’s topic is emotional intelligence in children.

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Community Action Training

(please register)

The community action training is a 10-week training that will provide you with the tools to build confidence and community. 

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Food Demo

(please register)

Join us as we walk us through a simple and delicious recipe. You will enjoy a sample taste and get the recipe to make at home. 

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Little Kids/Big Emotions – 3 sessions

(please register)

Parents and caregivers

During this three-week program, we’ll talk about emotional regulation, explore the reasons and give you some tools to help your children manage their emotions. 

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Notice the Good

(please register)

Parents and caregivers

Noticing positive behaviours, actions and traits in your child encourages positive actions and helps your parent/child relationship develop more strongly and securely.  Join us as we discuss ways to “notice the good” and share your strategies from home.

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Welcome Housing Support Appointments

(by appointment only)

If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness and need support, you can make an appointment to meet a staff from Welcome Housing & Support Services.