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Interested in a program? The programs listed below have open registration. 

During this COVID-19 outbreak and resulting stay-at-home orders, we have moved many of our programs online and have made all of them free to continue to offer much-needed parenting and family support.

We are all navigating these crazy waters together, so let’s continue to connect and support each other!

Current Programs

May
17
Mon
Baby and Me
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby and Me @ The River Center

**This group is intended only for parents/caregivers in the Monadnock area of NH**

**You will be contacted by the group facilitator before the meeting to let you know of the meeting place (in person or via Zoom)**

Build your parent tribe! Build your parenting community!

Share the joys and challenges of pregnancy into parenthood with other new parents and their babies…or bellies! This group is designed for parents-to-be in their 3rd trimester to parents and caregivers with children up to 24 months of age in the Monadnock area of New Hampshire.

Facilitated by Mackenzie Nichols, our group discussions will help answer questions you may have on the challenges of the third trimester, fears of what’s to come, feeding, crying, sleeping, play, developmental milestones, and parenting concerns. There will also be monthly guest speakers on topics such as nutrition, lactation, and infant massage.

Peer counseling, support, and friendship will be fostered and encouraged!

The group meets either online via Zoom or in-person (with social distancing!) and varies from week to week. Meeting details will be sent to you by the group facilitator, Mackenzie Nichols, after registering.

May
18
Tue
The River Center Community Tutoring Program
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The River Center Community Tutoring Program @ TBA
Do you have a child who could use additional academic support?

About this Event

The River Center tutoring program is a volunteer-based tutoring program at no cost for all students (public, private, VLACS, homeschool or Learning Pod) living in the greater Monadnock region. It is designed for students in 1st through 12th grade needing a little added support during this year filled with disruptions and transitions to online learning due to the pandemic.

Tutoring sessions are via sign-up only, done via Zoom, on specific days and times and run in 30 minute blocks by volunteers.

Choose the first date that your child will attend. You will receive a link to sign-up for individual slots in the confirmation/reminder email.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

May
19
Wed
Mini Explorers: An Outdoor Family Play Group
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mini Explorers: An Outdoor Family Play Group is a new program designed to encourage your family and others to explore the great outdoors! For children ages 24 months to 5 years old with their parent/caregiver. Email us or click below to register and for more information.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

May
20
Thu
The River Center Community Tutoring Program
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The River Center Community Tutoring Program @ TBA
Do you have a child who could use additional academic support?

About this Event

The River Center tutoring program is a volunteer-based tutoring program at no cost for all students (public, private, VLACS, homeschool or Learning Pod) living in the greater Monadnock region. It is designed for students in 1st through 12th grade needing a little added support during this year filled with disruptions and transitions to online learning due to the pandemic.

Tutoring sessions are via sign-up only, done via Zoom, on specific days and times and run in 30 minute blocks by volunteers.

Choose the first date that your child will attend. You will receive a link to sign-up for individual slots in the confirmation/reminder email.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Community Resources Spotlight Series
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Community Resources Spotlight Series

Representatives of various area organizations will be on hand to talk about their programs, who they support, how to find them, and answer any question that community members might have.

SCHEDULE

  • February 18 – The River Center & Maps Counseling Service (for this date only, RSVP here)
  • March 18 – The Grapevine & Avenue A
  • April 15 – Worksource & Monadnock Developmental Services
  • May 20 – Monadnock Family Services & Reality Check
  • June 17 – Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS) and Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS)

See the Eventbrite listing for more info on each date. When registering, choose the date(s) that you wish to attend.

May
24
Mon
Baby and Me
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby and Me @ The River Center

**This group is intended only for parents/caregivers in the Monadnock area of NH**

**You will be contacted by the group facilitator before the meeting to let you know of the meeting place (in person or via Zoom)**

Build your parent tribe! Build your parenting community!

Share the joys and challenges of pregnancy into parenthood with other new parents and their babies…or bellies! This group is designed for parents-to-be in their 3rd trimester to parents and caregivers with children up to 24 months of age in the Monadnock area of New Hampshire.

Facilitated by Mackenzie Nichols, our group discussions will help answer questions you may have on the challenges of the third trimester, fears of what’s to come, feeding, crying, sleeping, play, developmental milestones, and parenting concerns. There will also be monthly guest speakers on topics such as nutrition, lactation, and infant massage.

Peer counseling, support, and friendship will be fostered and encouraged!

The group meets either online via Zoom or in-person (with social distancing!) and varies from week to week. Meeting details will be sent to you by the group facilitator, Mackenzie Nichols, after registering.

May
25
Tue
The River Center Community Tutoring Program
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The River Center Community Tutoring Program @ TBA
Do you have a child who could use additional academic support?

About this Event

The River Center tutoring program is a volunteer-based tutoring program at no cost for all students (public, private, VLACS, homeschool or Learning Pod) living in the greater Monadnock region. It is designed for students in 1st through 12th grade needing a little added support during this year filled with disruptions and transitions to online learning due to the pandemic.

Tutoring sessions are via sign-up only, done via Zoom, on specific days and times and run in 30 minute blocks by volunteers.

Choose the first date that your child will attend. You will receive a link to sign-up for individual slots in the confirmation/reminder email.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

May
26
Wed
Mini Explorers: An Outdoor Family Play Group
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mini Explorers: An Outdoor Family Play Group is a new program designed to encourage your family and others to explore the great outdoors! For children ages 24 months to 5 years old with their parent/caregiver. Email us or click below to register and for more information.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

May
27
Thu
The River Center Community Tutoring Program
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The River Center Community Tutoring Program @ TBA
Do you have a child who could use additional academic support?

About this Event

The River Center tutoring program is a volunteer-based tutoring program at no cost for all students (public, private, VLACS, homeschool or Learning Pod) living in the greater Monadnock region. It is designed for students in 1st through 12th grade needing a little added support during this year filled with disruptions and transitions to online learning due to the pandemic.

Tutoring sessions are via sign-up only, done via Zoom, on specific days and times and run in 30 minute blocks by volunteers.

Choose the first date that your child will attend. You will receive a link to sign-up for individual slots in the confirmation/reminder email.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

See the ABLE not the LABEL
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

**Meets the 4th Thursday of the month**

It takes a village to raise a child. Especially if your child has different needs than others. See the ABLE not the LABEL seeks to help parents in the Monadnock region create a village around these awesome kiddos. Together, we will form a peer connection and social support network of individuals working through similar challenges to help each other find and access community supports, advice, advocacy and maybe even a little levity.

Facilitated by Mandy Carter, mother of 2 children with special needs, and Jillian Mercier, mother of 5 children with special needs. This group meet once monthly for 90 minutes via Zoom on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Contact Mandy at acarter AT rivercenter.us (remove spaces, replace AT with @) or call us at (603) 924-6800 for more info.

May
31
Mon
Baby and Me
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby and Me @ The River Center

**This group is intended only for parents/caregivers in the Monadnock area of NH**

**You will be contacted by the group facilitator before the meeting to let you know of the meeting place (in person or via Zoom)**

Build your parent tribe! Build your parenting community!

Share the joys and challenges of pregnancy into parenthood with other new parents and their babies…or bellies! This group is designed for parents-to-be in their 3rd trimester to parents and caregivers with children up to 24 months of age in the Monadnock area of New Hampshire.

Facilitated by Mackenzie Nichols, our group discussions will help answer questions you may have on the challenges of the third trimester, fears of what’s to come, feeding, crying, sleeping, play, developmental milestones, and parenting concerns. There will also be monthly guest speakers on topics such as nutrition, lactation, and infant massage.

Peer counseling, support, and friendship will be fostered and encouraged!

The group meets either online via Zoom or in-person (with social distancing!) and varies from week to week. Meeting details will be sent to you by the group facilitator, Mackenzie Nichols, after registering.

Jun
1
Tue
Families, Forests, and Farms
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
 
This is a weekly outing/field trip-based program for the whole family. It provides parents and their children with fun and enriching experiences visiting our local resources. Past adventures have included berry-picking, dairy farms, mini hikes, and more. Masks required.
 
Starts June 1 and June 2. Choose either Tuesday (9:30am-11:30am) or Wednesday (12:30pm-2:30pm) outings. Sign-ups are monthly regardless of how many outings you are able to attend. 
 
 

 

 

Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce 2017 Not-For-Profit of the Year Winner

Designated by the New Hampshire Wellness and Primary Prevention Council as a Family Resource Center of Quality

Th Monadnock United Way     SaveYourRefund Champion of the Year      New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

 

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FRI - SUN
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