Classes & Events

What Works: Parenting for Success at MedStar Franklin

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - December 18 @ 8:00 pm

A New 10 Week Program for Parents with Kids of All Ages! Parenting is one of the most rewarding, exhilarating, and life-affirming jobs but raising kids can also be tough. Join us for our free parenting program in partnership with The Family Tree. Get simple tips to help manage the big and small challenges of family Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

December 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Infant Care and Safety at MedStar Franklin Square

January 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on June 4, 2018 at 6:30pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

January 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

January 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

January 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

January 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

January 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at MedStar Franklin Square

January 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Our seven-week chronic disease self-management program is designed to help adults living with chronic conditions take charge of their health and your life!

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

January 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Karen R. Polite-Lamma, MSN, RN, CTTS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke free.   Class meets on Wednesdays, January 17 through February 21, 2018 • 10 a.m. Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

January 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - February 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Michelle L. Holcomb, RN, BSN, BS, TTS, Education Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke free.   Class meets on Thursdays, January 18 through February 22, 2018 • Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

January 20, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

January 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

January 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Infant and Child CPR and First Aid at MedStar Franklin Square

January 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid.

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

January 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

February 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

February 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Sibling Class at MedStar Franklin Square

February 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid.

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

February 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

February 17, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

February 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

February 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Infant and Child CPR and Choking Class at MedStar Franklin Square

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  If interested in taking both CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call. This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in a life threatening emergency situation. We offer the National Safety Council Infant and Child First Aid Read More »

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

March 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

March 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

March 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

March 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

March 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Karen R. Polite-Lamma, MSN, RN, CTTS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke free.   Class meets on Wednesdays, March 21 through April 25, 2018 • 10 a.m. Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

March 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

March 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

March 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - April 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Michelle L. Holcomb, RN, BSN, BS, TTS, Education Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke free.   Class meets on Thursdays, March 22 through April 26, 2018 • Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

March 24, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

March 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

April 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

April 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at MedStar Franklin Square

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Our seven-week Living Well chronic disease self-management program is designed to help adults living with chronic conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, chronic pain, arthritis, lung disease, multiple sclerosis or any chronic health concerns- take charge of their health and your life! Participants will meet and receive support from others who are living Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

April 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

April 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Infant Care and Safety at MedStar Franklin Square

April 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on June 4, 2018 at 6:30pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what Read More »

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Infant and Child CPR and First Aid at MedStar Franklin Square

April 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  If interested in taking both CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call. This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid such as wound care, shock, Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

April 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

April 21, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

April 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

April 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

May 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

May 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

May 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Infant and Child CPR and Choking Class at MedStar Franklin Square

May 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - May 8, 2018 @ 1:30 am

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  If interested in taking both CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call. This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in a life threatening emergency situation.  We offer the National Safety Council Infant and Child First Aid Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

May 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

May 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Karen R. Polite-Lamma, MSN, RN, CTTS, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke free.   Class meets on Wednesdays, May 16 through June 27, 2018 • 10 a.m. Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

May 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

Mental Health Family Support Group at MedStar Franklin Square

May 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2018

Free Mental Health Family Support Group The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a new, peer-led support group to family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Group members can gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. The support group follows a structured model to ensure Read More »

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Free Smoking Cessation Program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Are you ready to be smoke free? Stop Smoking Today is a six-week program taught by Michelle L. Holcomb, RN, BSN, BS, TTS, Education Specialist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  The program is designed to provide highly motivated adults with practical counseling, support and the encouragement needed to become smoke free.   Class meets on Thursdays, May 17 through June 28, 2018 • Read More »

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

May 19, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

May 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Sibling Class at MedStar Franklin Square

May 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid.

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

May 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Infant Care and Safety at MedStar Franklin Square

June 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2018 at 6:30pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Learn basic infant care and safety measures. This class is designed for expectant parents, new parents, grandparents and babysitters.  Topics covered include: hands on diapering and baby bath, normal newborn appearance, what to do when your baby cries, eating and sleeping, what Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

June 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Prepared Childbirth 4 week Series at MedStar Franklin Square

June 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. Prepare for childbirth by attending a four week class for expectant couples. Learn what happens to the body and the baby during the final phases of pregnancy. Couples will be taught the importance of the birth partner and labor-coping techniques (breathing, relaxation, Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

June 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

June 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Prepared Childbirth Weekend Express at MedStar Franklin Square

June 23, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852. OBTLC Weekend Express was designed to fit your busy lifestyle and give you the information you need to prepare for the birth of your baby. Learn how to choose a birth plan that is right for you, how to reduce discomfort, and Read More »

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MedStar Franklin Square Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon

June 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2018

We invite breastfeeding moms and babies to join us for the Essex Breastfeeding Luncheon, Wednesdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A certified lactation consultant will be present to answer your questions. Come meet other moms and join us for lunch free of charge. To register please call Abilities Network at 410-828-7700  ext. 1265. Space is limited!

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Infant and Child CPR and First Aid at MedStar Franklin Square

June 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discounts available for Medicaid, Managed Care participants and MedStar Associates, please call 1-888-746-2852.  If interested in taking both CPR and First Aid, a discount applies, please call. This class prepares parents, daycare providers and loved ones to act in response to a variety of urgent situations that require First Aid such as wound care, shock, Read More »