Union#28 Community Network for Children
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Weekly Program Sessions
Check which program dates you would like to register for. We will contact you if a session is cancelled due to weather or illness. You will receive a confirmation email that will allow you to edit your submission. Registration is helpful if there are last minute changes, but we understand if you can't make it sometimes. Thank you!
*SPECIAL* FAMILIES IN NATURE with the Hitchcock Center behind the Leverett Library. All sessions to be held at 10:00am on Thursdays. Interactive, in-person family program providing inquiry based environmental and outdoor education for small groups to explore nature. The program will include 3- 1 hour sessions. Intended for young children 2 -6 years of age. Funded in part by the Leverett Cultural Council and with support from the Leverett Library.
TUESDAY: TALES & TUNES in New Salem with Katie at 10:00am. Families are invited to participate in a music and literacy based program with books, rhymes, music and movement. To be held INSIDE at the New Salem Library. Thank you to the New Salem Library for collaborating and supporting this program.
WEDNESDAYS: WENDELL LIBRARY PLAYGROUP- 10:00- 11:00 am Play outside on the playground and socialize with other families, practice playing together, join in on activities, make friends. Facilitated by Sylvia. Wendell Library, 7 Wendell Depot Rd. We will hold the session inside if too wet.
WEDNESDAY Leverett Library Playgroup with Gillian at the Leverett Library- 10:30am. Free play time for families with children 0-5 years of age with a short circle time and books to wrap up!
FRIDAY: TALES & TUNES in SHUTESBURY with Katie at 8:45am. Families are invited to participate in a music and literacy based program with books, rhymes, music and movement. To be held INSIDE at the Shutesbury Elementary School. Thank you to the M.N. Spear Memorial Library and the Shutesbury Elementary school for collaborating and supporting this program.
THURSDAY: Music and Movement with TOM & LAURIE. Wendell Free Library, 7 Wendell Depot Rd @10:00amMay be outside or inside. If inside we may request masks.
SUNDAY ERVING PLAYTIME: Erving Elementary School, 28 Northfield Road, Erving at 10:00am -11:30am . Families are invited to participate in a playgroup for young children held in the school gymnasium. Socialize, make new friends, play and learn! Facilitated by Gillian & Jenn.
EVENING PARENT/CAREGIVER CHAT with Gillian 8:30-9:30pm, after the children are in bed (hopefully...). This is an opportunity for you to chat with Gillian and other parents. What is your highlight of the day; frustration; question you have about raising young children in our community; looking for suggestions, resources? Chat will be held virtually. Settle in on the couch with a cup of tea and join us. Registration required.
READY ROSIE- SIGN UP! Would you like to support your 3-4 year-old child with activities at home? Check the box to be contacted about Ready Rosie - a 5-week program with a new session starting in September. Activity kits delivered each week! For families with 3-4 year-old children in Erving, Leverett, New Salem, Wendell and Shutesbury. Priority given to those children not currently enrolled in a school program.
Parent Child Plus- SIGN UP! We are now enrolling families for our NEW home visiting program for families with children 18 months - 3 years of age children in Erving, Leverett, New Salem, Wendell and Shutesbury. Home visits 2x a week for half-an-hour from January 2023- June 2023. Free books and toys for every participant! FREE!
BONDING WITH BOOKS: GREAT opportunity for a special family story time and parent education program called Bonding with Books with educators from the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Save the dates: Mondays, February 6, March 13, and April 10. To be held at the New Salem Library. Free resources and snack for participating families!
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Please let us know if there is additional information for your registration or if you have a question. Contact Gillian if you have any questions! email@example.com or call/text 413-422-0170
The Union #28 Community Network for Children program is funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant awarded to the Union #28 Schools by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, and donations from the Community.
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