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 April 26, 2017 - Co-Parenting for Resilience
Description: Co-Parenting for Resilience: Helping Parents Help their Children. Divorcing and separating couples will benefit by learning techniques to transition into their new "co-parenting" lifestyle and by learning effective strategies to promote their children’s healthy adjustment to their parent’s separation. This class also satisfies the court mandated requirement for divorcing/separating couples and those seeking custody, visitation or paternity of minor children in Oklahoma.

Time & Location: 1:00PM @ Red River Tech. Business center, 3300 W. Bois D, Duncan, OK map & directions
Contact: Brenda Gandy 580-255-0510
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 April 26, 2017 - Co-Parenting for Resilience
Description: Co-Parenting for Resilience: Helping Parents Help their Children. Divorcing and separating couples will benefit by learning techniques to transition into their new "co-parenting" lifestyle and by learning effective strategies to promote their children’s healthy adjustment to their parent’s separation. This class also satisfies the court mandated requirement for divorcing/separating couples and those seeking custody, visitation or paternity of minor children in Oklahoma.

Time & Location: 12:30PM @ Cherokee County Community Building, 908 South College Avenue, Tahlequah, OK map & directions
Contact: Heather Winn 918-456-6163
Outcome: Oklahoma couples will reduce negative effects from potential separation and/or divorce

 April 26, 2017 - Cooking with Kids
Description: Closed class for Madill After School to teach youth cooking skills

Time & Location: 3:30PM @ OSU Extension Office, 11545 Hwy 70, Madill, OK map & directions
Contact: Sara Randolph 5807953563
Outcome: Oklahomans will increase their financial readiness for life events

 April 26, 2017 - Co-Parenting for Resiliency
Description: Co-Parenting class offered to parents going through a separation or divorce with minor children. This class satisfies requirements when court ordered. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $35.00

Time & Location: 12:30PM @ Craig County OSU Extension Office, 210 W Delaware, Suite 107, Vinita, OK, OK map & directions
Contact: Tari Lee 918-256-7569
Outcome: Oklahoma couples will reduce negative effects from potential separation and/or divorce

 April 26, 2017 - Active Parenting: First Five Years
Description: Your child's first few years are so important! Learn how to make the most of them with Active Parenting: First Five Years, a program for parents and other caregivers. Written by parenting expert (and dad) Dr. Michael Popkin, this course will show you how to nurture your child with a "just right" combination of freedom and nonviolent discipline. Millions of parents have achieved success with Active Parenting—and you can, too! Here’s what you’ll learn: What a baby’s cry means, Ages and stages of development, Building a strong bond, Your child’s growing brain, Using mindfulness to keep your cool, Effective discipline young children can understand, Choices and consequences, 6 ways to prepare your child for school success and much more!

Time & Location: 9:00AM @ Hughes County OSU Extension, 200 N Broadway, Holdenville, OK map & directions
Contact: Megan Anderson 405-379-5470
Outcome: Oklahoma children, youth, and adults will be successful and resilient

 April 26, 2017 - Active Parenting Now (ages 5-12)
Description: Do you ever wonder if there’s a better way to handle those daily parenting problems? Maybe your son dawdles around whenever it’s time to get dressed for school…your daughter is suddenly using disrespectful language…or the children seem to forget to do their chores and argue every minute of the day. Or maybe you’d like to prepare now for the upcoming teen years. You can become more successful at parenting—the most important job of your life—with Active Parenting Now, the acclaimed video and discussion program by parenting expert Dr. Michael Popkin. In six sessions, you will learn a proven approach to parenting that will lead to more harmony and happiness for you and your children. Since 1983 millions of families have learned the benefits of Active Parenting—now it’s your turn. We’re bringing the acclaimed Active Parenting Now program directly to you! This workshop will show you effective ways to…use non-violent discipline techniques that work, improve communication with your children, teach responsibility and other important values, handle problems as they come up, cope with difficult topics such as drugs, violence, and sex, defuse power struggles with your children, stimulate independence as your child grows older, and encourage your children to be their very best!

Time & Location: 10:00AM @ Hughes County OSU Extension, 200 N Broadway, Holdenville, OK map & directions
Contact: Megan Anderson 405-379-5470
Outcome: Oklahoma children, youth, and adults will be successful and resilient

 April 26, 2017 - Active Parenting of Teens (ages 13-18)
Description: The challenge of successfully ushering children through their teen years has always been among parents’ hardestwon achievements. But in today’s society where children seem to become adults overnight, and where they often make decisions about drugs, sexuality, and violence before they understand the consequences, a parent’s job is more important than ever. So how can you ensure that your teens develop the skills and character they need to not only survive but to thrive as they gain independence? You can create harmony and stability in your family while raising your teens to be responsible, courageous and prepared for independent life. Active Parenting of Teens, a video and discussion program by parenting expert Dr. Michael Popkin, will show you how. In six sessions packed with activities, discussion, real-world examples, and feedback, you’ll learn a proven approach to parenting, plus indispensable techniques and insights for overcoming obstacles, that will bring happiness and harmony into your home. You’ll leave each session energized and motivated to make positive and realistic changes in your own family’s daily life. Active Parenting of Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities for growth. You’ll learn: Methods of respectful discipline, Skills for clear, honest communication, Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior, How to be an encouraging parent, . . . and much more, plus insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression.

Time & Location: 2:00PM @ Hughes County OSU Extension, 200 N Broadway, Holdenville, OK map & directions
Contact: Megan Anderson 405-379-5470
Outcome: Oklahoma children, youth, and adults will be successful and resilient

 April 26, 2017 - COACH Exercise (Connecting Oder Adults & Community Health)
Description: Exercise for Seniors. A way to get fit and meet new people. There is 30 minutes of exercise and 30 minutes of line dancing.

Time & Location: 10:00AM @ Kellyville City Hall, 410 East Buffalo, Kellyville, OK map & directions
Contact: Nancy D. Self 918-224-2192
Outcome: Oklahomans will prevent/reduce hazards that could harm their health, well being and safety in their homes and communities

 April 26, 2017 - Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance
Description: This program is designed to improve older adults' balance, reduce their chances of falling, and help them improve and maintain their mobility, functional independence, and quality of life well into their later years. This is one class in a series of 24. The class lasts for 12 weeks with two classes each week. Please call our office to register for this free class.

Time & Location: 9:00AM @ Coal County OSU Extension Center, 1501 South Broadway, Coalgate, OK map & directions
Contact: Kelsey Ratcliff (580) 927-2262
Outcome: Oklahomans will prevent/reduce hazards that could harm their health, well being and safety in their homes and communities

 April 26, 2017 - Walking with Ease
Description: The AF Walk With Ease program information and strategies are based on research and tested programs in exercise science, behavior change, and arthritis management. Groups meet 3 times per week for 6 weeks. Each session lasts about 1 hour. Each session begins with a brief discussion of a topic important to walking or arthritis management. After the discussion, the group will warm up, stretch, walk, cool down and stretch one last time. Walking with a group is fun, and groups often spend additional time socializing.

Time & Location: 1:00PM @ Kingfisher City Park (Golf Course), 124 E. Sheridan, Room 204, Kingfisher, OK map & directions
Contact: Lindy Hoel 4053753822
Outcome: Oklahomans will maintain or improve their health through safe and healthy food and physical activity choices

 April 26, 2017 - Tai Chi
Description: Commonly called Tai Chi or Taiji, is an exercise that employs slow intentional movements, breathing techniques, and a rich array of cognitive tools (e.g. focused body awareness, imagery) to strengthen, relax and integrate the body and mind. Tai Chi is practiced for health, personal development and self-defense. The class introduces students to the fundamental principles of Tai Chi, including relaxed and mindful movement, proper structural alignment, and breath awareness. Students learn a foundational set of qigong (chi kung) exercises as well as the core movements from the Tai Chi short form. Students will also learn advanced principles.

Time & Location: 3:45PM @ Westville School, HWY 65 & Park, Westville, OK map & directions
Contact: Ashley Davis 9186962253
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 April 26, 2017 - Underground Railroad Block of the Month
Description: Journey through history as we construct each quilt block of the Underground Railroad Quilt. Learn new quilting techniques and about the 1800s.

Time & Location: 9:00AM @ Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Robinson Street, Norman, OK map & directions
Contact: Brenda Hill 405.321.4774
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 April 26, 2017 - Fitness with Friends
Description: Weekly low Impact exercise class utilizing curriculum from the Arthritis Foundation.

Time & Location: 10:30AM @ McClain County Farm/Home Building, 1721 Hardcastle Blvd, Purcell, OK map & directions
Contact: Mickey Simpson 405-527-2174
Outcome: Oklahomans will maintain or improve their health through safe and healthy food and physical activity choices

 April 26, 2017 - The Heritage of Barn Quilts
Description: Participants will learn the Heritage of Barn Quilts and the significant that they had in early day. Participants who choose to will complete a painted barn quilt.

Time & Location: 9:00AM @ Fairview, Fairview, Fairview, OK map & directions
Contact: Radonna Sawatzky 580-323-2291
Outcome: Oklahomans will increase their job readiness skills for better employment opportunities and economic development

 April 26, 2017 - Bread in a Bag
Description: Closed program for 3rd graders at Central Elementary. Students will learn how to make yeast bread.

Time & Location: 1:00PM @ Central Elementary, 300 S 9th Street, Yukon, OK map & directions
Contact: Donna Jung 405-262-155
Outcome: Fewer Oklahomans will experience hunger

 April 26, 2017 - Tai Chi - Moving for Better Balance
Description: Residents of Washington County are invited to attend a 12 series of sessions to learn how to improve balance to prevent falls. Class is free but you must register to participate. Participants are encouraged to attend 75% of the classes to obtain the most benefit.

Time & Location: 10:00AM @ Green Country Independent Living - chapel, 1025 SE Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK map & directions
Contact: Gale A. Mills 918-534-2216
Outcome: Oklahomans will prevent/reduce hazards that could harm their health, well being and safety in their homes and communities