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Job Opportunity: Family Center of Washington County Family Support Home Visitor
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If interested, please email resume, and cover letter to: Lisa Miserendino at familycenter@fcwcvt.org

Job Opportunity: Family Center of Washington Child Care Resource Development Specialist
For more info:
cisvt.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/resource-development-specialist-job-description.pdf
If interested, please email resume, and cover letter to: Lisa Miserendino at familycenter@fcwcvt.org

Webinar: Promising and Innovative Practices for Children of Incarcerated Parents
Participants are invited to join one or more of the sessions. Learn more:
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ECTA Webinar Series: Supporting the Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities
Session 3: State Professional Development Strategies to Support Inclusion
Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 3:00-4:30 PM EST
This webinar is free and no CEUs will be provided. Questions may be directed to Kathy Whaley at kathy.whaley@unc.edu
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BBF Upcoming Events

Statewide – Playgroups & Events

Enosburg Story Hour 0-3 yrs.

May 29

For more information contact Judy Rogers (802) 933-7456 or email enosburgbbf@gmail.com

 

Fairfax Community Playgroup Every other Friday

May 29

Every other Friday following the school calendar.

Preschool classroom is a “nut-free” zone.

Please stop in a school office to sign in.

contact Jennifer Foster (802) 849-7031 or email fairfaxsx6@gmail.com or fairfaxbbf@gmail.com

Follow this group on Facebook: Fairfax Success by Six

Springfield Play Group

May 29

Creative movement activities and playgroup held in the gym.  All parents with young children are welcomed.  Contact Parks and Recreation Dept. at 885-2727

Swanton Playgroup Fridays

May 29

For more information: Please contact Diana Fackler at (802) 868-3033 or swantonbbf@gmail.com

Brattleboro Playgroup

May 29

Playgroups for parents and their children up to five years of age are offered weekly for any family in Windham County. Currently groups are offered in Brattleboro, Whitingham, Wilmington and Townshend. This 1 and 1/2 hour group offers opportunities for children to play with other infants, toddlers and preschoolers and for parents to meet other parents as well. Each group is facilitated by a coordinator who provides a light snack and depending on the interests of the group, a small activity.

Playgroup Schedule for Brattleboro

Fridays at EES in Brattleboro 9:30-11:00 AM

Open Gym Essex

May 29

Ages birth to 5 years. Fridays 9:00 -10:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall in Essex.

Fridays as space is available with Memorial Hall Players theater calendar.

contact Danielle for dates, 876-7555, bbfessexvt@gmail.com

 

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Franklin Grand Isle – Playgroups & Events

Enosburg Story Hour 0-3 yrs.

May 29

For more information contact Judy Rogers (802) 933-7456 or email enosburgbbf@gmail.com

 

Fairfax Community Playgroup Every other Friday

May 29

Every other Friday following the school calendar.

Preschool classroom is a “nut-free” zone.

Please stop in a school office to sign in.

contact Jennifer Foster (802) 849-7031 or email fairfaxsx6@gmail.com or fairfaxbbf@gmail.com

Follow this group on Facebook: Fairfax Success by Six

Swanton Playgroup Fridays

May 29

For more information: Please contact Diana Fackler at (802) 868-3033 or swantonbbf@gmail.com

South Hero Playgroup

May 29

On the FIRST Friday of every month: South Hero Playgroup meets at the South Hero Public Library at the Folsom School on south St. for Toddler Music Time.

Follow this group on Facebook: South Hero Playgroup (BBF)

Enosburg Story Hour 4-8 yr. old

May 30

For more information contact Judy Rogers (802) 933-7456 or email enosburgbbf@gmail.com

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Orleans & Northern Essex – Playgroups & Events

Playworld at Newport Municipal Building

May 29

Times & dates are subject to change, please contact (802) 334-6345 for more information.

Haskell Free Library Toddler Time

May 29

Dates are subject to change, please contact (802) 873-3022 for more information.

Glover Public Library Story Hour

May 29

Dates are subject to change, please contact (802) 525-4365 for more information.

Rand Memorial Library Story Hour

May 29

Dates are subject to change, please contact (802) 988-4741 for more information.

Regional Council Meeting

Jun 1

Dates are subject to change, please contact our Regional Coordinator at scorriveau@buildingbrightfutures.org for more information.

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Chittenden – Playgroups & Events

Open Gym Essex

May 29

Ages birth to 5 years. Fridays 9:00 -10:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall in Essex.

Fridays as space is available with Memorial Hall Players theater calendar.

contact Danielle for dates, 876-7555, bbfessexvt@gmail.com

 

Playgroup- Colchester

May 29

Colchester Village Meeting House Wednesday and Friday 9:30-11:00 AM birth to age 5, bring your own snack. Follows the Colchester school calendar.

Emma estevens@colchestervt.gov, 316-2929

Underhill Playgroup

May 29

Fridays, Underhill Central School, 9:30-11:00 am, Children 0-age 5 years

Heather 899-4415, underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

 

Playgroup Huntington

May 29

Fridays,Huntington Public Library, 10-11:30am, prenatal-5 years. This playgroup follows the school calendar.

Heather 899-4415, underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

 

Williston Playgroup-Spanish Music and Movement

May 30

Spanish music, books and art activity for children birth to age 5. Snack included. Music with Constancia and art with Natasha. Non-Spanish speakers are welcome. No registration required. Held the last Saturday of the month.

Danielle 876-7555, bbfwilliston@gmail.com

 

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Lamoille Valley – Playgroups & Events

Baby Chat at the Playroom!

Jun 4

Baby Chat at the Playroom: 30 Fairgrounds Plaza in Morrisville – FREE

Bring your babies and talk about them! Led by Vicki Rich, RN, Lactation Consultant, Childbirth educator, and more.

Let your friends with babies know too; there’s nothing quite like being able to talk to other Moms, being able to ask questions, being able to change diapers together — to make you laugh!

For more information, call Steve at Building Bright Futures 802 279-7558 or Vicki Rich at (802) 888-3470 or email Steve at SAmes@buildingbrightfutures.org or Vicki at Vrich@lactationandbirthingsolutions.com

Please also follow the Lamoille Valley Building Bright Futures Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/BBFPlayroom

Baby Chat at the Family Center - free!

Jun 13

Come together with other babies… run by Vicki Rich, a Lactating Consultant, Registered Nurse, Childbirth Educator,(etc!) and wonderful loving person – but populated by lots of folks with babies! Laugh, get support, get answers to curious questions about being a Mom a Dad or taking care of babies!

For information call, email, or text Steve at Building Bright Futures at 802 279-7558  SAmes@buildingbrightfutures.org

OR Call Vicki Rich: (802) 888-3470 or email her: Vrich@lactationandbirthingsolutions.com

Breastfeeding Families Group

Jun 17

Join this monthly gathering where expectant and nursing moms come to meet and support one another -Dads and children welcome, too.  The group is facilitated by Vicki Rich, IBCLC , who is available for questions and help as needed.

Meets every third Wednesday of each month from 11:00AM – 1:00PM at the Church of the Nazarene, Johnson. Baby scale available for weight checks.

Contact Vicki Rich at 888-3470

Baby Chat in Johnson - free!

Jun 23

Come together with other babies… run by Vicki Rich, a Lactating Consultant, Registered Nurse, Childbirth Educator,(etc!) and wonderful loving person – but populated by lots of folks with babies! Laugh, get support, get answers to curious questions about being a Mom a Dad or taking care of babies!

For information call, email, or text Steve at Building Bright Futures at 802 279-7558  SAmes@buildingbrightfutures.org

OR Call Vicki Rich: (802) 888-3470 or email her: Vrich@lactationandbirthingsolutions.com

(note: while this event is at a church, it is completely independent and non religious)

Breastfeeding Group

Jun 23

Free and open to all pregnant and parenting families! Breast feeding support from certified lactation consultant Vicki Rich. Baby scale available for weight checks if desired.

Join this informal gathering of parents and children who play and learn with each other. 
No need to bring anything but yourself and your child(ren). There are plenty of toys available for little ones to use!

Enter through one of the front doors and head on downstairs to the children’s rooms.

For more information visit Vicki’s facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lactation-and-Birthing-Solutions

Or Call her at 802 888-3470

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Addison Region – Playgroups & Events

Children’s Integrated Services Consultation Group

Jun 10

Children’s Integrated Services Consultation Group
Second Wednesday of Each Month 6:30—8 pm
At the Parent/Child Center
Join members of the Children’s Integrated Services Team—Howdy Russell, Becky
Bertrand and others— to discuss your work with children and families. These evenings
will provide the opportunity to have facilitated conversations regarding challenging
situations you may encounter in your program and brainstorm ways to respond under the
guidance of the CIS Team. CDA # 3,4 Advanced Specialized Care
Please RSVP to Amethyst—388-4304 or resource@mjccvt.org

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Central Vermont – Playgroups & Events

Worcester Playgroup

May 29

Worcester Playgroup at Doty Elementary School.

Contact Shaylyn at moonsong148@hotmail.com or 223-1312 for more information.

Free.

Montpelier Playgroup

May 30

Montpelier Playgroup at the Family Center of Washington County.

Contact Kayla at kaylaj@fcwcvt.org or 262-3292 x190 for more information.

Free.

Twinfield Playgroup

Jun 1

Twinfield Playgroup at the Twinfield School in Plainfield

For more information, contact Becca at rebeccahohn@twinfield.net or 426-3213 x247

Barre City Playgroup

Jun 2

Barre City playgroup at the Universalist Church in Barre

For more information, contact Buffy at buffyb@fcwcvt.org or 262-3292

Free

The Children's Room Playgroup

Jun 2

The Children’s Room Playgroup at Thatcher Brook School in Waterbury.

Contact Anne at childrensroom@wwsu.org or 244-5605 for more information.

Free.

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Northern Windsor & Orange – Playgroups & Events

Hartford Area Playgroup (Birth to 5yrs)

Jun 1

Playgroups are FREE and open to all parents and caregivers with children ages birth to five (unless otherwise noted). Playgroups are a great way for connect with other families, find out about other resources in the area, and begin conversations about child development and parenting.

Please be aware that Playgroups do not meet if the Hartford School District is closed due to inclement weather.

For questions about playgroup, contact The Family Place Parent Child Center ( 802)649-3268  or Toll Free 1-800-639-0039

West Fairlee Playgroup

Jun 1

We facilitate free, weekly playgroups for families and caregivers with children birth to age five and provide large and small motor activities, crafts, stories, and manipulatives as well as a snack. Playgroups are a great way for connect with other families, find out about other resources in the area, and begin conversations about child development and parenting.

Playgroups that are held in schools ARE NOT held when school is not in session.

For more information or directions, please call Orange County Parent Child Center (802) 685-2264 Toll Free: (888) 685-2264

Bradford Playgroup

Jun 2

We facilitate free, weekly playgroups for families and caregivers with children birth to age five and provide large and small motor activities, crafts, stories, and manipulatives as well as a snack. Playgroups are a great way for connect with other families, find out about other resources in the area, and begin conversations about child development and parenting.

Playgroups that are held in schools ARE NOT held when school is not in session.

For more information and directions call the Orange County Parent Child Center for more information or directions at (802) 685-2264 Toll Free: (888) 685-2264.

 

Brookfield Playgroup

Jun 2

We facilitate free, weekly playgroups for families and caregivers with children birth to age five and provide large and small motor activities, crafts, stories, and manipulatives as well as a snack. Playgroups are a great way for connect with other families, find out about other resources in the area, and begin conversations about child development and parenting.

Playgroups that are held in schools ARE NOT held when school is not in session.

For more information or directions, please contact Orange County Parent Child Center (802) 685-2264 Toll Free: (888) 685-2264

 

Babies and Toddlers Playgroup

Jun 2

Playgroups are FREE and open to all parents and caregivers with children ages birth to 2yrs. Playgroups are a great way for connect with other families, find out about other resources in the area, and begin conversations about child development and parenting.

Please be aware that Playgroups do not meet if the Hartford School District is closed due to inclement weather.

For questions about our playgroup, contact The Family Place Parent Child Center, 802-649-3268 or Toll Free 1-800-639-0039.

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Rutland – Playgroups & Events

Rutland Library Playgroup

May 29

Rutland County Parent Child Center Playgroups are informal gatherings of families who share the common thread of wanting a supportive experience for their child. Playgroups help children gain a variety of valuable skills: Social and emotional: how to play and interact with other children and adults. Physical: Improve fine motor control through arts and crafts activities. Movement and dance improves health and large motor control. Cognitive: Discover more about their world, problem solving and improve reading and writing readiness through creative play and literary activities.

Parents and other caregivers can make new friends, reduce isolation, share joys, concerns, ideas, and experiences, and learn from other parents.

For more information call (802) 775-9711 or visit www.rcpcc.org

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Springfield Play Group

May 29

Creative movement activities and playgroup held in the gym.  All parents with young children are welcomed.  Contact Parks and Recreation Dept. at 885-2727

Story Hour-Weston

May 30

Take your children to a fun story hour every Saturday at the Wilder Memorial Library!  There are stories and crafts.

Saxtons River Play Group

Jun 2

Come on over for crafts, activities and to play!  Check out this Facebook page to learn more!

How To Negotiate With Kids… (Even when you think you shouldn’t!)

Jun 4

Tired of the endless battles over food, Bedtime and everything in between? Looking for a positive approach to dealing with conflicts? Join us and discuss seven distinct skills designed to improve your family’s quality of life.

Call 886-5242 to register

Childcare provided on a limited basis

Saxtons River Play Group

Jun 9

Come on over for crafts, activities and to play!  Check out this Facebook page to learn more!

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Bennington BBF Council - Early Childhood

Jun 10

The Bennington Building Bright Futures -Early Childhood Council is a shared forum where parents, administrators and direct service providers committed to respectful, safe and non-judgmental relationships work together to support positive outcomes for young children and families in Bennington and surrounding areas

Bennington BBF Council - Early Childhood

Jul 8

The Bennington Building Bright Futures -Early Childhood Council is a shared forum where parents, administrators and direct service providers committed to respectful, safe and non-judgmental relationships work together to support positive outcomes for young children and families in Bennington and surrounding areas

Bennington BBF Council - Early Childhood

Aug 12

The Bennington Building Bright Futures -Early Childhood Council is a shared forum where parents, administrators and direct service providers committed to respectful, safe and non-judgmental relationships work together to support positive outcomes for young children and families in Bennington and surrounding areas

Bennington BBF Council - Early Childhood

Sep 9

The Bennington Building Bright Futures -Early Childhood Council is a shared forum where parents, administrators and direct service providers committed to respectful, safe and non-judgmental relationships work together to support positive outcomes for young children and families in Bennington and surrounding areas

Bennington BBF Council - Early Childhood

Oct 14

The Bennington Building Bright Futures -Early Childhood Council is a shared forum where parents, administrators and direct service providers committed to respectful, safe and non-judgmental relationships work together to support positive outcomes for young children and families in Bennington and surrounding areas

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Southeast Vermont – Playgroups & Events

Brattleboro Playgroup

May 29

Playgroups for parents and their children up to five years of age are offered weekly for any family in Windham County. Currently groups are offered in Brattleboro, Whitingham, Wilmington and Townshend. This 1 and 1/2 hour group offers opportunities for children to play with other infants, toddlers and preschoolers and for parents to meet other parents as well. Each group is facilitated by a coordinator who provides a light snack and depending on the interests of the group, a small activity.

Playgroup Schedule for Brattleboro

Fridays at EES in Brattleboro 9:30-11:00 AM

Whitingham Playgroup

May 29

Playgroups for parents and their children up to five years of age are offered weekly for any family in Windham County. Currently groups are offered in Brattleboro, Whitingham, Wilmington and Townshend. This 1 and 1/2 hour group offers opportunities for children to play with other infants, toddlers and preschoolers and for parents to meet other parents as well. Each group is facilitated by a coordinator who provides a light snack and depending on the interests of the group, a small activity.

Playgroup Schedule for Whitingham

Tuesdays at the Whitingham Free Public Library at the Jacksonville Municipal Center 10:00-11:30 AM

Fridays at the Whitingham Pettee Memorial Library 10:00-11:30 AM

Wilmington Playgroup

May 29

Playgroups for parents and their children up to five years of age are offered weekly for any family in Windham County. Currently groups are offered in Brattleboro, Whitingham, Wilmington and Townshend. This 1 and 1/2 hour group offers opportunities for children to play with other infants, toddlers and preschoolers and for parents to meet other parents as well. Each group is facilitated by a coordinator who provides a light snack and depending on the interests of the group, a small activity.

Playgroup Schedule for Wilmington

Fridays at the Wilmington Pettee Memorial Library 10:00-11:30 AM

Jacksonville StoryTime

Jun 1

*Events may change without notice, please call the phone number listed to get current info.

 MONDAYS:

Jacksonville Whitingham Free Library,Toddler and Preschool Rhyme & Story Time,10:30, 802-368-7506

 

 

Westminster Playgroup

Jun 1

Events may change without notice, please call the phone number listed to get current info.

MONDAYS:

Westminster- Westminster Center School, Early Childhood Playgroup and Open Gym, (ages 0-5), 9-10:00 AM, for more information. contact  Annie Briccetti at 802-387-6689 or abricce@wnesu.net

 

 

 

 

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