Creating Change for Adolescent Girls

HGNA challenges the negative images and information bombarding girls today, while offering support and education to their parents.

Mark Your Calendar for Saturday, February 18

Mark Your Calendar for Saturday, February 18

CHICK CHAT 2017

Chick Chat is a fun, full-day retreat where 4th, 5th, and 6th grade girls can explore their interests, build stronger relationship skills, learn to make healthy decisions, enhance images of themselves as capable and competent individuals, and have fun; all within a safe and nurturing environment. Small group break-out sessions, yoga, and action-packed team-building challenges are designed to provide girls with inspiration, guidance, and perspective about their lives. Attend in all three grades to experience the full curriculum.

Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. on 1/9/2017.

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HGNA Dads Presents Todd Adams

HGNA Dads Presents Todd Adams

MEN'S WORK -- FINDING A BALANCE

"As a husband, a father of three daughters, and with my responsibilities as a professional," Todd says he "sometimes feel like a circus clown doing a juggling act without ever having been taught how to juggle."  Join him on Monday, February 13 at 7 p.m. at Alter Brewing Company in Downers Grove, for a conversation on finding balance in being a husband, a father and a friend. Todd is a life coach, an advocate for men, and co-host of Zen Parenting Radio. Check out his website at: zenparentingradio.com

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Yoga Club 2017

Yoga Club 2017

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR YOGA CLUB 2017

Yoga Club provides seventh- and eighth-grade girls with a way to positively cope with stress, gain physical strength, clear their minds and make better choices. The monthly club, which is held from January through May, begins at 7:30 p.m. with an hour of yoga followed by a half hour of downtime to relax, reflect and socialize over refreshments. The 2017 Yoga Club Series has five dates:  Saturdays; January 28, February 25, March 18, April 29, and May 20.  Cost is $5 per session.

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FREE SCREENING February 15 at 7 p.m.

FREE SCREENING February 15 at 7 p.m.

In Screenagers, as with her award-winning documentaries on mental health, Delaney Ruston takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Screenagers reveals how tech time impacts kids'development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance. The movie will be shown in partnership with DG North's IWILL group and will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, at DG North High School in the Clarence Johnson Auditorium.

FREE SCREENING -- NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY!

 

Upcoming Events

Jan 28
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Feb 13
HGNA Board Meeting
Downers Grove
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Feb 13
HGNA Dads Event with Todd Adams
Alter Brewing Company, DG
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Feb 15
Screenagers Documentary
DG North High School, Clarence Johnson Auditorium
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Feb 18
Chick Chat
Herrick Middle School
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Feb 25
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Mar 6
HGNA Board Meeting
Downers Grove
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Mar 18
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Apr 10
HGNA Board Meeting
Downers Grove
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Apr 29
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
May 15
HGNA Board Meeting
Downers Grove
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
May 20
HGNA Yoga Club
Yoga Among Friends
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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