Centralia College hosting Parenting in Recovery classes
Centralia College Child and Family Studies is offering Parenting in Recovery every Wednesday between July 2 and Aug. 20 at Fresh Start, in Morton.
This free class, taking place from 5–7:30 p.m., is designed for parents in substance abuse recovery, focusing on understanding the impact of substance abuse on family dynamics, rebuilding trusting relationships and renewing family bonds. Students will apply recovery principles to parenting while learning about their children’s developmental stages and age-appropriate expectations.
For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Low at 360.496.1827, or Child and Family Studies at 360.736.9391, ext. 298. Fresh Start is located at 212 2nd St.
Grandparents as parents class offered
Grandparents as Parents, an education support class, will be offered from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at Morton Community United Methodist Church starting Monday, July 7
This program is designed for all relative caregivers looking for community resources, support, and additional guidance tools as they raise their second family. Through discussion and activities, relative caregivers learn tools to enhance and support their children’s development and growth while examining what it means to be a raising a second family.
This FREE summer class is offered through Centralia College, in partnership with Morton Coalition. For more information or to register, contact Sheryl Low at 360.496.1827, or Donna Ruby at 736-9391, ext. 588, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is located at 427 Main Ave.
Entry forms accepted for Castle Rock fair
Next Monday, June 30, and Tuesday, July 1, Castle Rock Fair members will be taking animal entry forms at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds in the Natural Resource building from 4-7 p.m. If you can't make it, fill out an entry form and send to CR Fair, Box 655, Castle Rock, WA 98611. The forms can be downloaded from www.castlerockfair.com.
The fair, taking place July 17 – 19, will feature live music and entertainment, archery a quarter arcade, a lip sync and talent show and much, much more.
Still life exhibits will come in on July 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday will be flowers 2 - 6 p.m., antiques and garden 4 - 7 p.m., then animals on Thursday 3-5 p.m.
The parade is July 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Downtown Castle Rock. The grand marshal is Janet Prince. Line up for parade is at the Grade School, time 5:30 pm. Entry forms on website also.