Family Resource Center News Nov- Dec FRC Newsletter

Family Resource Center November/December 2019 newsletter CREATING A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE SCHOOL, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY. SUPPORT GRO UP IMPORTANT DATES: November: 1 Breakfast Book Swap 8 Get Your Motor Running 14 Dr. Dad Event 15 Airtime Gymnastics 18 Grandparents Support Group 20 Evening Playgroup 22 Friendsgiving December: 3 Dad’s Evening Playgroup 6 Home Depot Fieldtrip 13 Play Lab Fun 16 Grandparents Support Group 20 Zumbini at Dance Amore FRC Closed: 11/11: Veterans Day 11/28 & 11/29: Thanksgiving 12/25: Christmas Day No FRC Programs: 12/23 to 1/1/20: Winter Break GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN SUPPORT GROUP Monday, November 18th & December 16th 5:30pm to7:00pm Stowe Early Learning Center FRC 117 Post Office Road, Enfield To Register: Call 860-253-5214 or email Heather Benyak: [email protected] Are you a grandparent raising grandchildren or other relative children? This monthly group offers a chance to learn about the resources available while gaining strength from each other. Thanks to a new grant from the North Central Area Agency on Aging, children who attend will have the chance to participate in guided discussions with FRC staff about their experiences being raised by their grandparents. PL AYGRO UPS LEARNING THROUGH PLAYGROUPS FOR ENFIELD FAMILIES Henry Barnard School 27 Shaker Road Enfield Family Resource Centers Henry Barnard School 27 Shaker Road Enfield, CT 06082 860-253-5144 Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm Stowe Early Learning Center 117 Post Office Road Enfield, CT 06082 860-253-6580 Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm *Support for this work is provided in part by the LEGO ® Community Fund U.S. English: Interpretation services now available for families in many languages Spanish: Los servicios de interpretación ahora están dis- ponible en muchos idiomas para las familias. Arabic: ‫في‬ ،‫لألسر‬ ‫اآلن‬ ‫متوفرة‬ ‫الشفوية‬ ‫الترجمة‬ ‫خدمات‬ ‫اللغات‬ ‫من‬ ‫العديد‬ We are on Facebook! Like “Enfield Family Resource Center” for more information, articles and events! Mondays 1:45pm to 2:45pm Wednesdays 9:15am to 10:15am OR 10:45am to 11:45am Stowe Early Learning Center 117 Post Office Road Tuesdays 9:15am to 10:15am OR 11:00am to 12:00pm Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pm Thursdays 9:15am to 10:15am OR 11:00am to 12:00pm Come and join us for songs, stories, play and activities. This is an interactive and educational playgroup for Moms, Dads, Grandparents, caregivers and their children. Bring your children ages birth to five. You must register to attend. For more information on our playgroups, please contact: Henry Barnard School: Lisa Carriere at 860-253-4769 or Email: [email protected] Stowe Early Learning Center: Erin Grimes at 860-253-6580 or Email: [email protected] NOVEMBER BIRTH-5 EVENTS BREAKFAST BOOKSWAP Friday, November 1st 9:00am to 10:00am Stowe Family Resource Center Bring your old or unwanted children’s books to breakfast! Not only will we get to eat a yummy breakfast, we will be doing a book swap and reading stories! GET YOUR ‘MOTOR’ RUNNING Friday, November 8th 10:00am to 11:00am Angelo Lamagna Center 19 North Main Street Ride a trike, play some basketball, slide down the slides, and so much more! Use this time to come play with us and use those gross motor skills! AIRTIME GYMNASTICS Friday, November 15th 10:00am to 11:00am 620 Enfield Street, Enfield *Ages 2-5 years old Tumble, flip, jump and bounce your morning away! Get out of the house and come burn off some energy! EVENING PLAYGROUP Wednesday, November 20th 5:30pm to 6:30pm Stowe Family Resource Center Join us for an evening playgroup where we enjoy songs, stories, play with toys and have fun activities. This is an interactive and educational playgroup for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their children. FRIENDS-GIVING Friday, November 22nd 11:00am to 12:00pm Stowe Family Resource Center There are so many things to be thankful for! Come celebrate with friends, there will be crafts, playing, and of course eating! Please see your playgroup Parent Educator if you would like to bring a traditional dish from your culture or other item for the party! Space is limited and you must be an FRC Member to register for each event. ** Please contact Erin Grimes to register for all events! You may email [email protected] or call 860-253-6580**