Summer Enrichment Program

May 21st, 9:30AM
West School

West school staff and Ellen Brezovsky will provide strategies for a fun, active summer that keeps kids learning.  Stave off the summer slide with these tips on how to keep your child engaged and entertained over the summer.


Wellness Works!

May 8th, 9:30AM
South School

Join us as we discuss all topics related to children’s health and wellness.  Do not miss this panel of leading local experts who will cover the benefits of nutrition, neurofeedback and mental wellness.  Maximize learning, improve sleep habits and overall health with these tips.

YWL Empowering Series: The Art of Balance

May 1st, 7PM
NC Historical Society

Speaker: Dr. Theresa Federici

This workshop will help women explore the value of balance in their lives. You will walk away with ideas and tips on how to find balance and maintain it in your busy schedule!

The Chris Herren Story: Prevention Starts With All

Wednesday, April 24th, 7-8PM
NCHS, Auditorium

Please join us for an inspiring presentation, as Chris shares his journey navigating the disease of addiction, the road to recovery and his mission to make a difference.

Using Social Media in Positive, Empowering Ways

April 4, 6:30PM
NCHS, Wagner Room

MediaGirls teaches girls to think critically about what media content they’re consuming. In this engaging, interactive workshop, parents and girls will learn concrete strategies to better understand how girls are influenced, for better and worse, by social media and how to use social media to create a more empowering culture.

The Panini Generation: Challenges of Being Your Parent’s Caregiver While Raising Your Own Children

March 27th 7PM
NCHS, Wagner Room

This panel will cover caregiver roles, adjusting expectations and alleviating caregiver stress. Panelists include Ellen Brezovsky, Executive Director of New Canaan CARES, Kathy Collins, Geriatric Social Worker at Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Julie Reeves, a New Canaan parent in the “Panini Generation.”   Barb Achenbaum, Executive Director of Staying Put, will moderate the discussion.

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Hidden in Plain Sight – PM Session

March 26th, 7PM
NCHS Cafeteria

Speakers: Denique Lewis, SRO Jeff Deak & Emma Kate Freatman, Teen Talk Counselor

Walk through a mock teenage bedroom to find clues of high risk behavior. You will lean about drug trends, signs to look for and gain tools to have tough conversations with teens.