July 1, 2018

Saturday, August 25th - ALL OUR CHILDREN - Back to school supplies drive

CCM is supporting Pre-K and Kindergarten students enrolled in 2 Annapolis elementary schools with a
Welcome To School Party on August 25. We are collecting supplies so that every child can arrive on the first day ready for a great school year.
WE NEED 160 BACK PACKS to fill with:
Quart-size Ziplocs Gallon-size Ziplocs Hand sanitizer
Glue sticks
Box of tissues
Liquid anti
-bac. soap
Baby wipes
Box of 24 crayons
The event will also free feature haircuts and hair braiding. CCM will have hands-on activities and giveaways for learning at home.
Please offer to donate and volunteer!!! Thank you.

Parenting Workshops

Wed., July 11: Temperament Differences Learn to identify and manage the more difficulttraits of childrens behavior.
Tues., July 17: Why Do they Misbehave?
Misbehavior can be explained and pre- vented using a checklist of unmet needs.
Wed., July 18: Effective Discipline
Tips on guiding childrens behavior with routines, rules, and consequences.
Thurs., July 19: I Had It First!
Reduce the squabbling among siblings and playmates with age-appropriate ex- pectations and negotiation techniques.
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Cost: $25 each or $20 each for 2 or more people
$80 for all 4 workshops. MSDE approved.

The Big Read - The Big Smoke

We are laying out plans for the next NEA Big Read. All of Anne Arundel County is invited to join in a celebration of Afri- can American Firsts, with book discussions and community events from February 1 - March 10, 2019. A planning meeting is scheduled at CCM for Tuesday, July 10 at 2 pm. Please let us know of your interest in participating.
Participants can receive copies of The Big Smoke - the life of Jack Johnson in poetry, or other books just for children, thanks to a grant to CCM from the National Endow- ment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.