Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Events for mom, dad and the kids
Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Jul 2006, p. 5

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Summer Storytime

Young children and their grownups are invited to drop in at Halton Hills Public Library, Acton branch for storytime on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Children are invited to come in their pajamas and to bring their teddy bears to this fun summer program filled with songs and stories. This is free and requires no registration. Info: 905-873-2681 ext. 2520 or 519-853-0301. Young children and their grownups are invited to drop by the Georgetown branch of the Halton Hills Public Library on Fridays at 9:45 a.m. until August 25. There will be stories, songs and lots of fun.

Breastfeeding support

Acton/Georgetown La Leche League: meets on Wednesday, August 9, 7:30 p.m. at the Ontario Early Years Centre, 96 Guelph St., Georgetown. Trained leaders offer support, information and encouragement to mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. Info: Samantha, 905-702-0768.


Teen Art Space

Wellspring Halton-Peel offers a support group for teens who have a parent diagnosed with cancer on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7- 8:30 p.m. Please call 905-2571988 for more information.

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Hands On @ WPEC

Meet people, have fun learning and enjoy the outdoors while helping to make it better at Willow Park Ecology Centre in Norval, 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2. Also Art Jam for people of all ages. Bring your own supplies and equipment (paint, camera etc) and meet at the Interpretive Centre to create work with other artists.

Special Needs Parent Support Group

Do you have a child aged 0 to 6 years old with undiagnosed or recently diagnosed special needs? Join other parents to share the challenges, joys and fears of raising a child with special needs every third Wednesday of the month 7-9 p.m. at Ontario Early Years, Georgetown Satellite. Info: 905-873-2960.


After Dark @ WPEC

Register by August 4 for the family event After Dark at Willow Park Ecology Centre on Saturday, August 12 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. This event is open to all ages. Experience the "dark side". See and learn about bats, owls and other nocturnal creatures found here. We hope to see the meteor shower! Please bring donations!

Babysitting Course

A Canadian Red Cross babysitting course will be offered for ages 11 and older on Wednesday, August 16, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Georgetown police station. Interested in becoming a responsible and skilled babysitter? This course also has valuable information for children that stay at home alone! Cost: $35 (includes Red Cross babysitting manual and wallet card). Call Catherine to register: 905877-4490.


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Calling New Parents

Do you have a new baby? Come out to Calling New Parents, a free program for parents and babies (six months and under), 1-3 p.m. at the Ontario Early Years Centre in Acton and Georgetown. Each week the group with a public health nurse will discuss parenting and infant care. Info: 1-866-442-5866.

Healthiest Babies Possible

Is there a baby in your future? Halton Region Health Department Healthiest Babies Possible prenatal program is accepting registration for its six-week program, 7-9 p.m. at Ontario Early Years Centre-Georgetown, 96 Guelph St. To register: 1-866-442-5866.



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Events for mom, dad and the kids