Family Resource Center News Sept -Oct 2019 FRC newsletter

Family Resource Center September/October 2019 newsletter CREATING A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE SCHOOL, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY. SUPPORT GRO UP IMPORTANT DATES: September 16 Grandparents Support Group 24 Circle of Security Begins Week of Sept 16 Playgroup Open Houses Week of Sept 30 Fall Playgroups Begin $20 registration fee per family $25 registration fee per family for out-of-town families October: 3 Circle of Security Begins 4 Fall Festival at Shaker Farm 11 Costume Dance Party 18 Fire Station Visit 21 Grandparents Support Group 25 Rain date: Fall Festival FRC Closed: 9/2: Labor Day 10/14: Columbus Day GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN SUPPORT GROUP Monday, September 16th & October 21st 5:30 – 7:00pm 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 8:30am to 3:00pm *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! FRIDAY BIRTH-5 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 1:30pm-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] FALL FESTIVAL AT SHAKER FARMS Friday, October 4th Rain date: Friday, October 25th 10:00am to 11:00am Meet at Henry Barnard Family Resource Center and walk to Shaker Farms next door Join us on a fun fall fieldtrip to Shaker Farms in Enfield! We will enjoy a sing-a-long with Farmer Rick, pick a pumpkin, have a snack and even try some cider! There will be animals to see and even time to play on their playscape! COSTUME DANCE PARTY Friday, October 11th 10:00am to 10:45am OR 11:00am to 11:45am Stowe Family Resource Center Take a costume test run and dance your way into the end of the month with special guest Renee Coro! You won’t want to miss it! NORTH THOMPSONVILLE FIRE STATION VISIT Friday, October 18th 10:00am 439 Enfield Street Join us for a trip to see the Enfield Fire Station and meet some firefighter friends during fire prevention month! 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**