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FROM THE HEART         NEWS FROM KIDS FIRST MARCH 2015

Greetings to our friends and supporters,       

 

What a relief - March is right around the corner, which means spring is on it's way!  Lots of good programs starting up this month, including our 6-week after-school support groups for kids.  Please check the schedule below for dates and times.

 

You know what else spring means around here - our Gala!  This year's event promises a new location and lots of new items for auction, as well as a few that are back by popular demand!  Please plan to join us at the Westin Portland Harborview on Thursday, May 7th, to see what's in store!

 

And until then, stay warm if you can!

 

Sincerely,

Peg Libby

Executive Director

 

In This Issue
Ex-etiquette: Not her role to reveal details of Dad's divorce to kids
March 2015 Calendar of Events

     
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Ex-etiquette: Not her role to reveal details of Dad's divorce to kids

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Q: My husband and I have been married for 10 years.  He has adult children from a previous marriage.  We have a 9 and 10 year old together.  His adult children have begun to ask why their dad and mom got a divorce.  Their mom told them that they grew apart and that their dad had issues.  In truth, she had an affair. That was the issue, and it's making my husband look like the bad guy.

MARCH 2015
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

Kids First Program 

Saturday, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 

March 7- Portland (207-761-2709)

March 7 - Augusta (207-859-1514)

March 14 - Waterville (207-859-1514)

March 14 - Farmington (207-761-2709)

March 14 - Topsham (207-761-2709)

March 14 - Lewiston  8:00 am (783-3990)
March 14 - Belfast (207-338-2200 x109)
March 21 - Portland (207-761-2709)
March 28 - Skowhegan (207-859-1514)

   

(similar program)  March 7 - Rockland (207-596-0359)

(similar program)  March 21 - Newcastle (207-596-0359)

(similar program)  March 14 - Bangor (207-942- 8200)

(similar program)  March 21 - Bangor (207-942-8200)


 

Support Groups for Children & Adolescents

Group I (grades 1-3)

Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:45 pm 

March 3 - April 7, 2015


 

Group II (grades 4-6)

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

March 4 - April 8, 2015


 

Group III (grades 7-9)

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

March 4 - April 8, 2015

 

Separation, Divorce & Dads (Portland)

Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

March 3, 2015

 

coming soon.....................GALA 2015 - SPRING FOR KIDS!........................................

Thursday, May 7, 2015       6:00 - 10:00 pm

  


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