Promoting the Well Being of Families
The Community Connection Baby Shower is a resource fair to celebrate expecting and new families. Come and meet local providers, learn skills to strengthen your emotional well-being in the wellness corner, develop social connections and tap into educational experiences that will help you along your journey into parenthood.
WHO: Expecting parents, caregivers and new families
WHEN: June 10, 2023 • 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Vern Burton Center • 308 E 4th St. Port Angeles
QUESTIONS? First Step (360) 457-8355
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9:15 a.m. – Doors Open & Free Continental Breakfast in the Vern Burton Center Meeting Rooms. Breakfast sponsored by Amerigroup.
9:30-10:00 a.m. – Managing Wellness During and After Pregnancy: OB and behavioral health specialists from North Olympic Healthcare Network will facilitate a discussion and Q&A on physical, mental, and emotional health throughout the pregnancy journey. One lucky attendee at this talk will win a BabyTrend Expedition Wagon!
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – New Family Wellness Resource Fair Doors Open! Learn, relax, connect, and be inspired!
New Family Resource Fair – Enjoy snacks, win prizes, and pick up free baby supplies while you gather information and tips from over 25 local medical, behavioral health, and family support organizations.
Family Wellness Corner: Caregivers can take part in mini-yoga classes, free chair massages, a community vision board, Mindful Mandalas, and other interactive activities in the Family Wellness Corner.
Father’s Corner: New & experienced dads can learn skills and enter to win a BBQ gift basket at the Father’s Corner
Kid Zone: Take a break and enjoy free play with blocks, crafts, and other activities for our littlest attendees
THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS
Jefferson Healthcare – Family Birth
Parent Trust For Washington Children – Conscious Fathering
Healthy Transitions at the Lower Elwha
Community Healthplan of Washington
First Step Maternity Support Services & Mothering Together
Washington State University Clallam Extension
First Step Drop-In Centers & Diaper Banks
A Study of Massage
MOPS & POPS of the Olympic Peninsula
To join us as an event partner please email Kelsi Millet at Kelsi.Millet@firststepfamilysupport.org
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