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If you have a child who’s inquisitive or likes to build things, then don’t miss this year’s Family Fun Day, where the Mount Olive High School robotics team will give a demonstration of their latest high-tech creations. Other festivities include a tour of the Atlantic Air One helicopter, a magician performance, bounce houses, carnival games, teddy bear clinics and more. The event takes place on Saturday, November 11 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Hanover Recreation Center. Admission is $10 per child with proceeds benefitting Goryeb Children’s Hospital. For more information, call 973-593-2431.

 




Parenting Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.
 
“More than Sad” for Teens
This program will help teenagers understand depression.
Wednesdays, November 8 and December 13; 4:00 to 5:00pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484, ext. 501.
 
Parents for Prevention: Parents Group
Learn about and share current events that affect risky behaviors in our children
Thursdays through December 21; 5:15 to 6:30pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484 x 501.
 
Safe Sitter® Babysitting Class
Boys and girls ages 11 to 14 will receive medically accurate, hands-on instruction in pediatric emergency care.
Fee: $60 (group rates available)
Saturdays, November 18 and December 23; 8:30am to 3:30pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8340.
 
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Teen Group
This 12-week series will help teens ages 13 to 17 diagnosed with borderline personality disorder learn how to face daily challenges at home and at school.
Newton Medical Center
For more information, meeting dates and times, please call 973-579-8581. To register, please call 1-888-247-1400.


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