AHM UPCOMING EVENTS

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Below you will find upcoming AHM programs and events.  We also list community events that help to support our mission.  We hope you will join us!  Please keep in mind that many of these events do require registration.  If you have any questions about our programs or events, please call our office at 860-228-9488.  For events not sponsored by us, please contact the place that is listed.


9th Annual Gina Marie’s Restaurant Summer Breeze Dinner

Monday, September 16, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Gina Marie’s Restaurant, Hebron

The AHM Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 9th Annual Gina Marie’s Restaurant Summer Breeze Dinner.  Troy and Gina Kelsey, owners of Gina Marie’s Restaurant in Hebron, continue to extend their amazing generosity each year by hosting this dinner for our agency.  We are humbled by this gift and thank Gina and Troy, the Gina Marie’s staff and special guest performer Bruce John for honoring our organization in this way.  The evening will feature an opening reception with entertainment, followed by dinner and dessert.  We hope you can join us for what has become a wonderful local annual tradition!

Tickets are now on sale at AHM, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron.  Tickets are $55.00 per person and includes:  appetizer reception, salad, dinner, 1 complimentary beverage and dessert.  Dinner choices are below:

Roasted Beef Tenderloin
Fresh Mozzarella, Spinach and Lobster Ravioli
Salmon Pomodoro
Eggplant Basilio
Dessert:  Apple Crisp and Ice Cream

You can view our detailed menu to learn more about our delicious night.

All proceeds benefit AHM’s Mental Health Services for children and families.


Join Us for Our 11th Annual Fall Foliage Auction & Concert!

October 19, 2019 at AHM Youth and Family Services, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron

2019 marks our 11th Annual Fall Foliage Auction and Concert and we are so excited to bring you another great night of entertainment, food and friends!  This year we are featuring Aztec Two-Step 2.0.  Doors will open at 6:00 PM for a social hour and light fare.  Opening remarks will begin at 7:15 PM followed by a brief intermission that includes our night’s auction and desserts and Act 2.

This is sure to be a great night!  Tickets will be $40.00 per person and will be available for purchase soon!

More information will follow as we get closer to this event.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing fundraising@ahmyouth.org or by calling our office at 860-228-9488.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS


We have openings in the KinderRHAMa Preschool at RHAM High for the 2019 – 2020 school year!  Please call 860-228-0871 for more information or take a look at our flyer.
More information can be found below.

Make sure to add our FRC on Facebook!  Keep up to date on all of the exciting events and programs we offer.  Click the logo to instantly connect or search “AHM Family Resource Center”.  To take a more in depth look at our programs, please visit our main page.


Semester Registration Information  

KinderRHAMa Preschool:

We currently have openings in the 2019 – 2020 school year.  Please take a look at our  Please take a look at our flyer for more information or call us at 860-228-0871.  Please visit our main page here.  You can also find important 2019 – 2020 forms below:

2019-2020 KinderRHAMa Parent Handbook
2019-2020 KinderRHAMa Forms for Parents (Registration Packet)
Authorization for the Administration of Medication
Early Childhood Health Assessment Record

2019 Fall Play and Learn Groups:

Registration for Fall Play and Learn Groups will be held on Friday, September 6th from 10:00 – 11:30 AM in the Family Resource Center at Gilead Hill School.  Please enter through the office and bring a picture ID.  Please take a look at our fall play and learn groups flyer for more information.  Please take a look at our Fall 2019 Play and Learn Calendar for important dates.

  • Fall groups start the week of September 16th and end the week of December 16th.  The fee is $100.00 per family.  Registration is required and can be completed by attending the registration on September 6th, or by filling out the fall registration form and mailing it with payment to AHM Youth and Family Services, Attn.:  Becky Murray, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron, CT 06248.  Please contact Becky or Janna at 860-228-0871 or through email at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org or Jahnna@ahmyouth.org for more information.
  • Groups will be held on Mondays from 9:00 – 10:15 AM, Thursdays from 10:00 – 11:15 AM and Fridays from 9:00 – 10:15 AM or 10:30 – 11:45 AM.
  • These groups are for children ages birth through 5 years old, along with their parents/caregivers.  We will have fun activities, crafts, socialization, snack and circle time in a relaxed, nurturing atmosphere!  Information on child development and parenting topics will be provided.

Hayride at Hurst Farm

For Play and Learn Families – Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Hurst Farm, Andover
Go on a hayride, get a little pumpkin, walk through the maze and get a snack in beautiful Hurst Farm!  The cost is $8.50 per person.  Children under 1 are free.  Please RSVP in the Play and Learn classroom or to Becky at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org by October 5th with the number of children and adults attending.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.


First Steps in Music

For Children Ages Birth – 5 and their parents or caregivers – Multiple Dates, AHM Youth and Family Services, Hebron
First Steps in Music is a developmentally appropriate and researched early childhood music program.  The program will include singing and dancing, circle songs, bounces, finger wiggles and tickles, movement games and much more.  The cost is $100 per child and $40 for additional siblings.  You can register by contacting Becky Murray at 860-228-0871 or at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org.  For more information, please take a look at our flyer.

This program meets on Wednesdays:  10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4 and 12/11.  Two different time slots are available from 9:30 – 10:15 AM or 10:30 – 11:15 AM.  Please fill out your registration form and return it to the AHM office with payment.


 

2019 SUMMER YOUTH THEATER

Please visit this page often for up to date information on our 2019 Summer Youth Theater!
Summer Youth Theater is for 6th – 12th grade students from the towns of Andover, Hebron, Marlborough and Columbia.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Please do not hesitate to contact our Summer Youth Theater Director, Kyle Reynolds at AHMSYT@ahmyouth.org or give our office a call at 860-228-9488.  Follow along with our Facebook Page to keep up to date with all of our news.


REHEARSALS

Rehearsals will begin on June 24th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM in the RHAM Auditorium.  A schedule will be given out to students and parents during this first rehearsal.


SPONSORSHIPS

This year is our 36th Anniversary for the SYT and we are going to be publishing a special edition playbill.  We are extending an invitation to the business and corporate community to place advertisements in our playbill which will reach over 600 guest attending this year’s performance.  Please see below for our advertising/sponsorship rates for our partners in the business and corporate community.


IMPORTANT FORMS


SHOW DATES

This year’s show dates will be on July 26th and July 27th.  You can order your tickets by filling out this form.  Tickets will also be available at the door on both performance nights.


Thank You to Our 2019 Summer Youth Theater Sponsors!


2019 SUMMER CROSS SMART RECOVERY MEETINGS

CROSS (Connecticut Recovery Oriented Support System for Youth) SMART Recovery helps people to gain independence from addiction.  The 4-Point Program offers specific tools and techniques for each of the program points:

  • Point 1:  Building and Maintaining Motivation
  • Point 2:  Coping with Urges
  • Point 3:  Managing Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors
  • Point 4:  Living a Balanced Life

AHM is proud to offer CROSS SMART Recovery meetings this summer for teens and for family and friends.  Please see below for more information on our current meetings.  To learn more about CROSS SMART Recovery, please visit their website.


CROSS SMART Recovery for Teens Ages 16 – 18

Teens, 16 – 18 years old, are welcome to join us on July 18th and August 15th from 5:30 – 6:30 PM at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton Drive in Hebron.  These are judgement free meetings where teens will learn the skills to take control of their lives and be happier.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.


CROSS SMART Recovery for Family and Friends

Join our CROSS SMART Recovery family and friends support group to develop skills to help you cope and to help your loved one choose recovery.  Meetings will take place on July 18th and August 15th from 5:30 – 6:30 PM at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton Drive in Hebron.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.

Please feel free to call Megan Aldridge at 860-228-9488 (ext. 17) or email at MeganA@ahmyouth.org with any questions.


 

COALITION FOR A HEALTHY EMPOWERED COMMUNITY

The former AHM Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Task Force has changed its name to the Coalition for a Healthy Empowered Community, or CHEC.

To read more about this change and to discover more about this Coalition, please visit our main page.  Below, please take a look at our upcoming events and activities.  For more information about the CHEC Coalition, please contact our Project Coordinator, Brendan Grimm, at BrendanG@ahmyouth.org.


Upcoming:  Parents Talk Series

AHM CHEC Coalition presents a discussion series about important topics related to parenting teens.  Please save the dates for the following talks.  No registration is required and all talks are held at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton Drive, in Hebron.  Please call our office at 860-228-9488 for more information.

  • Bullying, Mental Health and Issues Confronting Teens Today:  Tuesday, January 8th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Prescription Drugs:  Thursday, March 14th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Topic TBD:  Thursday, May 16th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Quick Links

news icon 2We have compiled some helpful articles as resources for you to use.  Here you will find national news stories as well as stories featuring AHM in the news.

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