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Human Services Committee FY18 Request for Proposals

The Town of Falmouth promotes quality projects, programs and services that provide a safety net for vulnerable citizens and address identified human service needs of its residents. The April 2017 town meeting will be asked to appropriate $20,000 for the purpose of preventing homelessness in Falmouth and $20,000 for the purpose of reducing the out-migration […]

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Now Enrolling: Active Parenting, First Five Years

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Now Enrolling: Active Parenting, First Five Years

Active Parenting-First Five Years is a FREE 8-week parenting course for parents with one or more children between zero and six years old.  Meets on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm (free dinner included): January 19th, 26th, February 2nd, 9th and 16th.  John Wesley Methodist Church, 270 Gifford Street, Falmouth. Facilitated by Terriann Polumbo, School Liaison […]

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Suicide Prevention Training QPR

By on January 11, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Suicide Prevention Training QPR

QUESTION, PERSUADE, and REFER are 3 simple steps that ANYONE (parents, friends, volunteers, ministers, nurses, supervisors, firefighters, bartenders, others) can learn to help prevent suicide. QPR teaches how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person-at-risk connected to the help they need. There is NO FEE but registration is preferred.  To […]

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Breakfast

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Breakfast

Monday, January 16, 9:30-11.00 am at the Coonamessett Inn, Falmouth.  $15 adults / $10 students, RSVP & PAYMENT are required by January 4.  Request a registration form now at: npfhfalmouth@gmail.com.  (Space is limited.  Last year was a sell-out crowd.  Tickets will be sold at the door only if space is available.) Speaker: Elon Cook, Center […]

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2017 SOUP-ER BOWL

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2017 SOUP-ER BOWL

A soup and bread lunch and hunger awareness benefit for the Falmouth Service Center.  Sunday, January 29, 2017 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Falmouth Jewish Congregation, 7 Hatchville Road, East Falmouth.  All proceeds support the Falmouth Service Center.  Suggested donation: $5-10 plus a raffle of beautiful bowls donated by local artisans.  Come out […]

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Traces of the Trade – A Story From The Deep North

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Traces of the Trade – A Story From The Deep North

No Place for Hate – Falmouth invites all to a free, public film screening of TRACES OF THE TRADE – A STORY FROM THE DEEP NORTH, on Thursday, January 26th at 7pm in the Hermann Foundation Room Falmouth Public Library. This film is about the Rhode Island-based DeWolf family – the largest slave-trading family in […]

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Six Basic Principles of Teen Grief

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Six Basic Principles of Teen Grief: Grieving is the teen’s natural reaction to a death.  Grief is a natural reaction to death and other losses.  However, grieving does not feel natural because it may be difficult to control the emotions, thoughts, or physical feelings associated with a death.  The sense of being out of control […]

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Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend

Supporting Your Teen after the Tragic Death of a Friend Offer condolences to your teen for the death of his/her friend and ask if there are ways you can help them through this difficult crisis.  Offer to accompany them to the wake or funeral if they would like to attend. Monitor your own anxiety level. […]

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Legal Workshop: Everything Women Want to Know About Family Law But Are Afraid to Ask

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Legal Workshop: Everything Women Want to Know About Family Law But Are Afraid to Ask

WE CAN, Empowering Women will be holding a family law overview legal workshop on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 from 6-8pm at the Falmouth Public Library, Bay Conference Room, 300 Main Street.  Presented by Attorney Susan Sard Tierney, this workshop will largely cover the divorce process and other areas of Family Law including: The two ways […]

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January Weekly Local Programs and Groups

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January Weekly Local Programs and Groups

Local weekly programs and groups.  To see a full listing visit www.capecoalition.com Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm: “Parents Supporting Parents” at Mashpee Welcome Center, 5 Bates Rd.  This is a free family member support group for those who are coping with their child’s narcotic addiction.  We share our experience with kindness and compassion for the purpose of strengthening […]

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