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Mark Your Calendars! The 6th annual NYS Dinner Dance Auction is Saturday, March 12, at the Fireside Inn at 7 pm. Tickets are $40 and available at NYS.



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Mark Your Calendars! The 6th annual NYS Dinner Dance Auction is Saturday, March 12, at the Fireside Inn at 7 pm. Tickets are $40 and available at NYS.

Individual Youth and Family Counseling Available!

Call for further information

Moms Groups: Still a few openings! Newborn to 12 Months — Tuesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 am; Walkers to 18 months — Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 am. These groups run for ten weeks and the cost is $25.

Gym Time will begin meets Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 pm; cost is $30.

Moms of Multiples will meet next on Friday, February 18, at the Methodist Church Hall from 10 to 11 am. Meetings are held monthly. There is no charge for this group. Please call to register for all above groups.

Parents Groups

Newtown Parent Connection — “If You Love Me, Why Don’t You Listen to Me?” is the next Parent Connection forum on Tuesday, February 15, at 7 pm, in the Newtown Middle School auditorium. Cher Shannon, MHSA, LADC will be the presented.

Visit the Parent Connection website at www.newtownparentconnection.org for further information.

Hope Support Group — Parents with questions or concerns about their child’s possible or confirmed involvement with substances are invited to attend the Hope Support Group. Meetings are Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in the Parents’ Corner. All are Welcome.

Youth Programs

Community Service Learning Program — Make a difference in your community and build service hours while you have fun! Two exciting programs are starting soon at Newtown Middle School: Your Community Environment and Community Building. Choose one or both! Mandatory meeting is Tuesday, February 15, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at Newtown Middle School. After Winter Break, meetings will be held on alternate Tuesdays. To register, call NYS by February 11.

Super Sitters — Next session will be held on Wednesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 3:15 to 4:45 pm. Cost is $40, which includes all materials and snack. These classes tend to fill up quickly so register soon!

HSYAB will meet on Monday, February 7 at 5:30 pm.

MSYAB please watch for emails concerning upcoming meeting schedules.

NYCAAP — AIDS awareness group for high school students — Meets Wednesdays at 7:30 pm at NYS.

Children of Divorce — Grades 1 through 6, meets first and third Monday of the month. Due to Winter Break, this group will meet only meet once, February 7, from 6 to 7:15 pm. This is an interactive group using tools such as art therapy and games. Please call for further information.

SibShops — Grades 1 through 6. Usually meets the last Monday of the month from 5 to 7 pm. The next meeting will be February 28 and is ongoing through May.

There is no fee for either Children of Divorce or SibShops.

All programs will take place at Newtown Youth Services, 10 Glen Road in Sandy Hook, unless noted. For further information, or to register, contact NYS at 270-4335.

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