Hello Baby, Now What? Drop-in (Birth – 12 months)
Pre-toddler Play: Drop-in. Fridays, BEGINS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER
Music, storytelling and developmental play activities will be enjoyed by you and your child. Learn about development, parenting strategies and related topics. Share experiences and information with other parents.
Terrific Toddlers: Tuesdays, 9:15 – 10 am or 10:15 – 11 am BEGINS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER
This six-week play and learn group is designed for parents or caregivers and children 2-3 years old to enjoy interacting with peers while learning literacy skills, singing songs and participating in activities and arts and crafts. Younger siblings, ages 8-23 months, may attend and should be registered along with the older child. Siblings 0-7 months must be in a front pack. Suggested donation of $30 per child, $45 for two or more, is optional and tax deductible. Registration required.
This six-week group is designed for parents or caregivers and their 2 - 4 year olds (Siblings 0-7 months only and must be in a front pack). The group will use reading, singing, crafts and play to learn the alphabet while developing pre-reading skills. Suggested donation of $30 per child, $45 for two or more, is optional and tax deductible. Registration required.
Storytime Fun: Drop-In BEGINS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER
Join staff members from the Family Resource Network for 45 minutes of fun and learning. We gather to sing, do a craft, read a book, bring out the parachute, or have a parade. This is a great opportunity to meet old friends or come and make new friends. Registration is not required.
• North Reading location: Flint Memorial Library, Activity Room, 147 Park Street, North Reading. Wednesdays.
• Lynnfield location: Lynnfield Public Library, 16 Summer Street, Lynnfield. Thursdays.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren In Harmony BEGINS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER
Movin’ & Groovin’: Ages 2 - 4 years old, Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:15 am and 10:30 - 11:15 am BEGINS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER
Location: Stoneham Boys & Girls Club, 15 Dale Court, Stoneham.
Join others for 45 minutes of stretching, shaking, and singing. This six-week group will get your heart pumping while building healthy bodies and brains. Suggested donation of $40 per child; $60 for two or more is optional and tax deductible. Registration required.
Kids & Grief Support Groups
Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, Inc. provide bereavement support to children ages 5 to 12 who have lost a loved one. Trained bereavement counselors and volunteers facilitate the group. There is also a separate parent support group offered at the same time.
Please call Judy Seifert, Bereavement Coordinator, at 781-338-7861 for more information on the next group which begins September 2016.