In addition to our usual planned programs and activities, we also do a lot of extras. Here's what's coming up...
Every Parent's Group: Friday afternoons from 1:30-3:30. Starting February 3. Join us for a free program with free childcare. Topics include being your child's best support, linking with other parents on common parenting issues, building the relationship between you and your little ones, keeping track of behavior and planning ahead. Please register with Trish at 403-892-1793.
Ages & Stages Developmental Checkups: Offered by Centre staff at any time and during a once/year community-wide event. This is an opportunity to see where your 2 1/2 - 5 year old stands developmentally.
*Coming up May 17th! Please call W.A Day to register: 403-553-3362.
Triple P: Our accredited staff provide free parenting seminars, discussion groups and one-to-one sessions. Triple P is based on 30+ years of proof and is like a toolbox of ideas. The program offers information, support and practical answers to everyday parenting concerns. Call Trish at 403-892-1793 for more information.
Recreation/Arts Subsidy Program: Kids First offers subsides up to $100 per year, per child to help enable children and youth to participate in local arts and recreation programs and events. We are also a community partner with the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program. With an appropriate endorsement, Jumpstart offers subsidies which help enable children and youth to participate in programs involving physical activity over five or more sessions. For more information or subsidy application forms call 403-553-5354.
Good Food Box: A program offered in Fort Macleod, Granum, Glenwood and Piikani, anyone in these communities can pick up a bag of fresh produce valued at $20-$25 for $15. Orders and payment must be in by the last Thursday of the month. Pick up is from 11am - 3 pm on the second Thursday of the following month. Drop off points for bags, payment and forms are at the Gazette, library or health centre. Many thanks to Hansen's Family Foods for their partnership in this program.
Volunteer Appreciation Night: A fun evening planned for all volunteers! April 24, 2017 at the Empress Theater. See you there!
School Pow Wow: A fun event planned for May 4, 2017, involving the children and staff at W.A Day and FP Walshe schools!
Family Carnival: Our annual Family Carnival is coming up on June 10, 2017. Stayed tuned!
Back to School Connect: The date has been set! August 23rd will be our 5th annual Back to School Connect. Please join us at this incredible event. There will be a clothing and footwear exchange, family resources, free professional services, give-a-ways, and snacks!