Parents as Teachers will hold its group meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be “Time to Learn New Skills: Back to School with PAT,” according to a news release.


Parents as Teachers is an early childhood parenting education and family support program that provides parents with information and activities for children up to three years old. Activities encourage language, intellectual, motor and social-emotional growth.


PAT accepts volunteers and donations of baby items such as diapers, formula and car seats to assist families. Details: ARESC/PAT, 870-730-2939.