Events & Workshops

Apple Harvest Festival Parade

Date: October 1, 2017

Start Time: 2 pm

Location:
Southington

 

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington and the Family Resource Center are marching in the 2017 Apple Harvest Festival Parade.
Come join us! Everyone is welcome including young children – bring your stroller or wagon.

The AHF parade steps off on Sunday, 10/1 at 2 pm. The rain date is Sunday, 10/8.
General parade information including a route map are here.

More details about our position in the parade, report time, what to wear and other logistics will be posted later in September.
If you are interested in joining us, please contact Joanne at southingtonearlychildhood@gmail.com.

Kindergarten Readiness – Language Arts Workshop

Date: October 11, 2017

Start Time: 6:30 pm with 6:00 registration

Location:
YMCA Learning Center
Address:
30 High Street, Southington

 

End Time: 8:00 pm

City: Southington

Parents and Providers are invited to Part 1 of our annual Kindergarten Readiness Series on Language Arts. Register now.

Hear what 3 and 4 year olds should be learning about reading and literacy to be prepared for entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2018.

Speaker – Stephanie Lawlor, Literacy Coordinator for Southington Schools.

Free childcare will be provided by the Southington YMCA. We hope you will be able to join us for one or all of these workshops.

Note the YMCA Learning Center is located across the street from the main YMCA campus.

This workshop is part of the ECCS’s “Kindergarten Readiness for Southington’s Young Children” initiative funded by the Bristol Brass General Grant Fund and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation.

Registration

Kindergarten Readiness – Numeracy Workshop

Date: October 18, 2017

Start Time: 6:30 pm with 6:00 registration

Location:
YMCA Learning Center
Address:
30 High Street, Southington

 

End Time: 8:00 pm

Parents and Providers are invited to Part 2 of our annual Kindergarten Readiness Series on Math and Numeracy. Register now.

Hear what 3 and 4 year olds should be learning about counting, ordering, sorting and other math skills to be prepared for entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2018.

Speaker – Math Coordinator for Southington Public Schools.

Free childcare will be provided by the Southington YMCA. We hope you will be able to join us for one or all of these workshops.

Note the YMCA Learning Center is located across the street from the main YMCA campus.

This workshop is part of the ECCS’s “Kindergarten Readiness for Southington’s Young Children” initiative funded by the Bristol Brass General Grant Fund and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation.

Registration

Kindergarten Readiness – Development Skills Workshop

Date: October 25, 2017

Start Time: 6:30 pm with 6:00 registration

Location:
YMCA Learning Center (across the street from the main YMCA campus)
Address:
30 High Street

 

End Time: 8:00 pm

City: Southington

Parents and Providers are invited to Part 3 of our annual Kindergarten Readiness Series on Development Skills.

Hear what developmental skills 3 and 4 year olds should be learning to prepare for kindergarten in the Fall of 2018. Register now!

Panelists include:
– Stephanie Lawlor, Literacy Coordinator for Southington Public Schools
– Math Coordinator for Southington Public Schools
– Kindergarten teachers
– Steve Madancy, Assistant Superintendent of Southington Public Schools

Free childcare will be provided by the Southington YMCA. We hope you will be able to join us for one or all of these workshops.
Note the YMCA Learning Center is located across the street from the main YMCA campus.

This workshop is part of the ECCS’s “Kindergarten Readiness for Southington’s Young Children” initiative funded by the Bristol Brass General Grant Fund and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation.

Registration