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Parent & Infant Group (Newborn - 6 months) Suggested Donation: $5 per class Drop-In
Mondays, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM July 14 – August 18
Location: Dutton Center, 1117 Main Street, Wakefield (near the Most Blessed Sacrament Church)
Join other parents and caregivers of infants, newborn to 6 months, for support and information. Discuss the joys and challenges of caring for a new baby. Learn about growth and development, feeding patterns, soothing a fussy child, sleep habits, and other topics. Moms and dads welcome. Suggested donations are optional and tax deductible.
Family Resource Network on the Road 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Drop-In
Join staff members from the Family Resource Network for a morning of fun with friends. Please make sure you sign in. We will bring bubbles, puzzles, books, information regarding other family fun and resources in the community. We will gather to sing some songs, read a book, bring out the parachute or have a parade. This is a great opportunity to meet with friends or come and make some new friends. Don’t forget your sunscreen, a drink and a snack. If it is raining, we will not be playing. Call the Family Resource Network at 781-246-5187 if you are in doubt.
Tuesday, July 15 Steele Park (behind Town Hall), Stoneham
Wednesday, July 16 Ginn Field, 35 Waterfield Road, Winchester
Tuesday, July 22 Glen Meadow Park, 25 Trickett Road, (look for Glen Meadow Park sign on left), Lynnfield
Wednesday, July 23 Moulton Park, 14 Harrington Court, Wakefield
Tuesday, July 29 North Reading Public Library, Activity Room, 147 Park Street, North Reading *Rain or Shine*
Wednesday, July 30 Memorial Park, Harrison Street, Reading
Tuesday, August 5 Steele Park (behind Town Hall), Stoneham
Wednesday, August 6 Glen Meadow Park, 25 Trickett Road, (look for Glen Meadow Park sign on left), Lynnfield
Tuesday, August 12 North Reading Public Library, Activity Room, 147 Park Street, North Reading, *Rain or Shine*
Wednesday, August 13 Moulton Park, 14 Harrington Court, Wakefield
Tuesday, August 19 Memorial Park, Harrison Street, Reading
Wednesday, August 20 Ginn Field, 35 Waterfield Road, Winchester
Melrose Recreation Dept. - Story Time & Parachutes Registration required, call: 781-979-4179
Ages: 2 – 5 years old Cost: $14 Time: 10:15am – 11:00am Dates: Fridays, July 11 – Aug 8 Location: *See Below
Lay your blanket down under a shaded tree or under the hot summer sun and join the Melrose Recreation Department as Kathy Harlow from the Family Resource Network reads new and classic story time books to all in attendance. Kathy will share ideas of things to do with kids at home to reinforce the story and to keep literacy a part of each day. After we are done reading, all participants will have a chance to work off that energy by running underneath and all around our giant parachute. Our Story Time and Parachutes is led by our Park Instructors, but parents are encouraged to jump in to help. After the class, stay and enjoy our Pizza Party Friday event with our supervised bounce house!
Dates & Locations for Story Time & Parachutes: *Location for this program changes each Friday*
July 11 Gooch Park (Florence, Maple, Vinton St.); July 18 Hesseltine Park (Hesseltine Ave.); July 25 Volunteer Park (Warren and Melrose St.); Aug 1 Lincoln Park (Pleasant St. Rear Lincoln School); Aug 8 Common Park (Laurel and Foster St.)