New Parenting Class for Expectant Parents in Machias

Contact: Deb Eckart (207) 255-3345

MACHIAS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Downeast Health Services, Family First: Parents Are Teachers Too, and other local programs have will collaboratively provide a two-part parenting class in November. The classes are scheduled for Nov. 10 and 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office in Machias.

With a generous grant from the Maine Community Foundation, the Washington County Prenatal Education Project (WCEP) is a free program open to all expectant parents in Downeast Maine. The WCPEP will offer many resources like quality publications from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. These publications include “The Growing Years” parenting series, which offers information, ideas, tips, and tools on subjects like feeding, shopping smart, and planning for baby’s future on a budget.

The classes are free, and include refreshments. Registration is required.  Please contact UMaine Cooperative Extension at (800) 287-1542 for more information and to register.  UMaine Extension programs are open and accessible to all in accordance with program goals.