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Baby and Me Second Stage

This is an on-going weekly educational support group for parents with babies aged six to 18 months. In this two-hour program, parents will play with the child, meet other parents, and discuss any concerns regarding a child’s health and growth in a clean and relaxed environment. Weekly topics included in the program are around child development, health, safety, nutrition, and learning new songs together.  Free snack provided. 

·         Time: Every Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm    

·         Location: 7355 Canada Way; Edmonds Resource Centre – Room 205

·         Program fee: By donation

·         For more information call 604-659-2205.   

Topics for Septembera and October 2015

  • Sep 04 - Graduation party
  • Sep 11 - Bed time challenges
  • Sep 18 - Baby sign language
  • Sep 25 - Baby solid food ideas—recipe sharing
  • Oct 02 - Baby massage though music (Guest speaker) - this session has been CANCELLED
  • Oct 09 - Thanksgiving theme –Craft time Who are thankful for?
  • Oct 16 - Infant development (Speaker from IDP)
  • Oct 23 - Play ideas
  • Oct 30 - Halloween Fun- Potluck, craft, songs. Feel free to dress up in costume

This is a weekly on-going program. Call for the upcoming topics.

Family Drop-Ins  

Come and spend fun-filled hours with your children while socializing and meeting other parents. Your child will develop new skills and make new friends. Call 604-659-2205 for more information. 

Burnaby Neighourbhood House at 4460 Beresford St

Mondays, Time: 12:30pm-2:30pm (except Sep. 12, Oct. 12 and Dec. 21 and 28)

Wednesdays, Time: 9:30am-11:30am (except Nov.11, Dec. 23 and 30)

Fridays, Time: 9:30am-11:30am and 12:30pm-2:30pm (except Dec. 25 and Jan.1)

6140 McKercher Avenue

Wednesdays, 12:30pm-2:30pm (except Nov.11, Dec. 23 and 30

Thursdays, 9:30am-11:30am (except Dec. 24 and 31)

North Burnaby Learning Centre

Saturdays, 10-12pm (except Dec.27 and Jan. 2

Parent - Child Mother Goose

A group experience for parents of children up to 24 months old, focusing on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together, enhanced with art and craft activites, and free play for children. To register call  778-858-0485.

Mondays, starting Sep. 14, Time: 9:45am-11:15am

Location: Edmonds Rm #205, (10 sessions)

Thursdays, starting Sep. 24, Time: 9:45am-11:15am

Location: BNH, Gladys Room (9 sessions)

Learning Together Through Play 

Come and spend fun-filled hours with your children and experience some new play ideas. This semester, we are offering songs, rhymes, stories, puppet play and felt stories.

Tuesdays, Time 3:30- 5:30pm (except Dec.22 and 29)

Saturdays, Time: 10am-12pm (except Dec.27 and Jan. 2)

Location: BNH, Family Place Room

Wednesdays, Time: 9:30am-11:30am (no Nov. 11, Dec. 23 and 30)

Location: Edmonds, Room 205

Please refer to the Fall 2015 Program Guide for dates and times.

*NOTE* Starting September 1, 2015, clients in our Family Resource Programs will be charged an annual one-time $5 fee at registration. This will cover particpation in Family Resource Programs at all locations.

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