Community Calendars


Great Start recognizes the importance of community involvement and the value of opportunities for families to learn and grow together. We have created these community calendars as a way to share timely community events with you. If you know of any events please take time to add them to our community calendar or forward the information to Please encourage the agencies and organizations that you partner with to do so as well so we can have a comprehensive one stop shop for early childhood information in our communities.

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Kinship Caregiver Classes (Free Webinar)

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Kinship Caregiver classes are targeted to relatives caring for another relative’s children.

This free series of workshops will provide guidance for kinship caregivers of children as they navigate the joys, challenges and concerns of raising kids. Participants may register once and attend as few or as many workshops as they wish. The workshops are as follows:


  • March 13: RELAX: Alternatives to Anger for Parents and Caregivers
  • April 10: Parenting in the Digital Age
  • May 8: Introduction to Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • June 12: Mindfulness for Children
  • July 10: Positive Discipline
  • August 14: Setting the Stage: Promoting Social-Emotional Development in Children
  • September 11: The Resilience Toolbox






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Courtney Aldrich
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