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.


National Take Back Day

Saturday, April 27th 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, RHAM High School, 85 Wall Street, Hebron
Communities are concerned about the rise in over the counter (OTC) and prescription drug abuse among teens and the contamination of our drinking water.  Please drop off your unwanted medications with this free and anonymous program.  Help prevent OTC and prescription drug abuse.  Keep our youth safe and protect our environment!

For more information, please take a look at our flyer and call our office at 860-228-9488 with any questions.


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.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Welcome to AHM’s Family Resource Center Announcements.  Please take a look below to find out what is happening in the FRC.  We have wonderful events and programs that are available for all ages.  So check back often!

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:  To visit our main KinderRHAMa Preschool page, please go hereThe 2019 – 2020 KinderRHAMa Preschool will be holding registration on March 19, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the KinderRHAMa classroom at RHAM High School.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.  Please find important 2018 -2019 forms and handbooks below:

2018-2019 KinderRHAMa Parent Handbook
2018-2019 KinderRHAMa Forms for Parents
Authorization for the Administration of Medication
Early Childhood Health Assessment Record

  • 2019 Winter and Spring Parent / Caregiver and Child Play and Learn Groups:  To visit our main Play and Learn Groups page, please go here.  The 2019 Winter/Spring semester of Play and Learn Groups will be held from January 1st through May 31st 2019.  The fee is $120 per family.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.  Registration can be completed by filling out a Play and Learn Registration form and mailing the form with payment to:  AHM Youth and Family Services, Attn.: Becky Murray, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron, CT 06248.  Please contact Becky at 860-228-0871 or through email at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org for more information.  You can also take a look at our Winter/Spring 2019 calendar.
  • 2019 Summer Parent / Caregiver and Child Play and Learn Groups:  Registration is now available for our summer play and learn groups.    Groups will be held June 25th, July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th and August 6th from 9:00 – 10:15 AM or from 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.  Information on child development and parenting topics will be provided.  The fee is $50 per family.  Registration is required and can be completed by filling our our summer registration form and mailing the form with payment to AHM Youth and Family Services, Attn.:  Becky Murray, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron, CT 06248.  Please contact Becky at 860-228-0871 or through email at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org for more information.  Please also take a look at our flyer.

First Steps in Music  – Spring Session:

Wednesdays, April 3rd, 10th, 24th, May 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th, and June 5th, 10:00 – 10:40 AM OR 10:45 – 11:25 AM, at the AHM Building, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron
First Steps in Music is a developmentally appropriate and carefully researched early childhood music program.  This session is for children ages birth – 5 years old.

Both children and caregivers will be active participants, learning many finger plays, bounces, tickles, circle songs, echo songs and more to be sung at home again and again.  The curriculum, developed by Hartt professor and children’s music pedagogue John Feierabend, is rich in folk songs from a variety of cultures.  The goal of the class is to help children begin their journey toward becoming “tuneful, beatful and artful” human beings.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.

Registration is required.  The fee is $100 per child, $40 for additional siblings.  You can choose between different time slots:  10:00 – 10:40 AM or 10:45 – 11:25 AM.  Please download your registration form and return it to our office, Attn:  Becky Murray.

If you have any questions, please contact Becky Murray at 860-228-0871 or by email at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org.


Tiny Tree Huggers:

Fridays, March 29th, April 5th, 12th, 26th, May 3rd and 10th, 9:30 – 10:45 AM, at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron
Tiny Tree Huggers is an outdoor hands on nature education program for children ages 2 1/2 – 5 years old with their parent or caregiver.  Children will learn about science and the environment through meaningful outdoor play.  Sample activities include nature walks and fun scavenger hunts, creating the letter of the day, themed story time and nature crafts.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.

Registration is required and the cost is $75 per child.  If you have any questions, please contact Becky Murray at 860-228-0871 or at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org.

Tuesdays, June 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, 9:30 – 10:45 AM, at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron
Please join us for our summer Tiny Tree Huggers series starting in June.  Please take a look at our summer flyer for more information.

Registration is required and the cost is $50 per child.  Please fill out our registration form and return it to the AHM office.  If you have any questions, please contact Becky Murray at 860-228-0871 or at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org.


Spring Stories and Planting

Tuesday, May 28th, 9:30 – 10:45 AM, at Colebrook Village, 33 John E. Horton Blvd., Hebron
Colebrook Village and AHM Family Resource Center present an intergenerational program, Spring Stories and Planting.  Come enjoy Spring themed stories, a planting project, and a snack with “Grandbuddies” at Colebrook Village.  This special program is for children ages birth – 5 years old, their adults and Colebrook residents.  This is a free program but registration is required.  Please call Becky Murray at 860-228-0871 or email her at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org to register for this event.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.


 

2019 PROJECT GRADUATION

What is Project Graduation?

Project Graduation is an all-night, alcohol and drug-free party for graduating RHAM seniors.  This year it will be held on June 12th.  The goal of this AHM sponsored event is a simple one; let young people spend their last moments together as a graduating class without the temptations or dangers associated with the use of drugs or alcohol.  For more information on this special night, please contact Brendan Grimm at 860-228-9488 or at BrendanG@ahmyouth.org.

Please follow us on Facebook for up to date information @RHAMProjectGraduation2019.


2019 Project Graduation Information

This year’s Project Graduation will be held at Quassy Amusement Park and Water Park in Middlebury, CT.  Below are some important forms and more information on our special night.

Project Graduation is $85.00 per student and includes transportation, unlimited food, access to the amusement park for the night and a RHAM graduate lawn sign.  Please note that no student is excluded for financial reasons.  Please be sure to call our office at 860-228-9488 and speak to Nella Stelzner if your family is having financial difficulty.


Volunteer Sign-Ups

We are in need of volunteers to help make our 2019 Project Graduation a success!  Below are our current volunteer opportunities.  Please call our office with any questions at 860-228-9488.

Car Wash Fundraiser Sign-Up

Project Grad Chaperone Sign-Up


Current and Upcoming Fundraisers and Events

Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Hebron Car Wash
Come get your car washed and support our 2019 RHAM graduates!  Volunteer RHAM students will be washing cars on Saturday, May 18th at the Hebron Car Wash.  All car washing services will be donated by Hebron Car Wash.  100% of all proceeds will go towards our 2019 Project Graduation.

Please call our office at 860-228-9488 if you have any questions about this fundraiser.  Please also take a look at our flyer for more information.


 

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.

AUDITIONS

Auditions will be held on Wednesday, May 15th from 2:15 – 4:30 PM in the RHAM Middle School Chorus Room.  Second auditions and call-backs will be on Thursday, May 16th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.

In true musical theater fashion, students will have the opportunity to sing, dance and act at their audition.  If you would not like to sing from the show, please feel free to sing the National Anthem or everyone’s favorite, Happy Birthday!

Little Shop Song Choices:  Skid RowSuddenly SeymourGrow For MeSomewhere That’s Green

STUDENT FEES & REGISTRATION

The cost of Summer Youth Theater is $225.00 per child.  All fees are due on June 14th.  No child is ever denied participation due to financial difficulties.  Please contact our office at 860-228-9488 to see how you can apply for our scholarships.

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.  Please check back with us.

SHOW DATES

This year’s show dates will be on July 26th and July 27th.

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

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