Active Parenting the First Five Years @ Family Resource Center
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Evidence-based parent education group for 9 week sessions on Tuesdays from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Covers 5 years of parenting, starting from birth to age five with additional topics including temperament, mindfulness, brain development, self-calming, and special needs. School readiness and parent engagement are also addressed during this series. 

Registration is REQUIRED, lunch served and childcare provided with pre-registration. Contact the FRC to register at 508-567-1735

Everybody Walk – Walking Groups @ Wordell Street Parking Lot, off Plymouth Ave., behind the Police Department
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
9th Annual Clam Boil/Fish N’ Chips Fundraiser to Benefit The Greater Fall River Domestic Violence Coalition @ LePage's Seafood & Grille
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Donation of $25 – Eat In or Take Out

Raffles Available

To purchase tickets for either a clam boil or fish n’ chips and/or to learn more about The Greater Fall River Domestic Violence Coalition Contact Deanne Gomes Stanley at 508-324-3530 or

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group @ Family Resource Center, 2nd Floor
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Monthly support groups held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm – 7:00pm  for any grandparent raising their grandchildren. 

  • Registration is Required
  • Dinner served
  • Childcare provided with pre-registration

Please register with Jessica Cyr 508-567-1735 or

Snapology: Amazing Animals – Build Real Robots! @ Fall River YMCA
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LEGOS come alive when you learn engineering in one of Snapology’s Amazing Animals Robotics classes! Build a robotic zoo with working motors and sensors! Work in teams under guided instruction to build and program LEGO models. Build a different model each class! Learning is enhanced through use of laptops.

This program is open to students  ages 8-14.
Limit  of 15 students per session.

For more information on this program or to register, contact:
Ja’Nell Henry at 508.675.7841 ext. 124 or

Mom’s & Mindfulness (M&Ms) Self-Care Group @ Family Resource Center, 2nd Floor
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monthly support group for mom’s to engage in mindfulness self-care workshops. This group will be held the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Please register with Jessica Cyr. 

Everybody Walk – Walking Groups @ Wordell Street Parking Lot, off Plymouth Ave., - behind the Police Department
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Thanksgiving and Christmas Assistance Sign-Ups @The Salvation Army @ The Salvation Army
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

For families of 2 or more who live in the following towns:
Fall River, Somerset, Assonet and Westport

Applicants MUST Bring:

  • Photo ID
  • Birth Certificate for children 12 years old or younger
  • Piece of current mail for everyone over 18 in the household
  • Custody papers for foster children
Nurturing Families Parenting Group (School Age Children) @ Family Resource Center, 2nd Floor
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

12-week parenting group for caregivers of school age children 5 years old – 11 years old.

Thursdays beginning on 9/20/18 until 12/20/18. Please register with Jessica Cyr.

Corks & Forks @ The Eagle Event Center
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm

Wine and Beer Tasting:
An evening of friends, food and spirits benefit  the Fall River YMCA Annual Campaign.

$40 Advanced Purchase or $50 Day of the Event.
Available at the Fall River YMCA and online at

Sponsor and Beverage Underwriter: Globe Liquors

Generous Sponsors:
Barrett’s Alehouse
Bogle, Deascentis & Coughlin, P.C.
Saint Anne’s Hospital
Norcom Mortgage
Partners Insurance Group