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Brattleboro New Moms Group

Oct 1

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


Brattleboro- New Moms group, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 9:30 AM, for ages 0-9months (approx.) Come hear speakers and/or talk about babies and our lives as Moms. For more infomation contact Dawn Kersula at 802-257-8278.



South Royalton Playgroup

Oct 1

Join us for this Playgroup facilitated by The Family Place and Orange County Parent Child Center…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.

For questions about playgroup, contact The Family Place Parent Child Center, 802-649-3268 Toll Free 1-800-639-0039 or Orange County Parent Child Center (802) 685-2264  Toll Free: (888) 685-2264

Brattleboro Rhyme Time

Oct 1

Brattleboro- RHYME TIME Brooks Memorial Library Children’s Room 5 and under. Join the fun with a story and craft at 10:30. April- August and October – February. For information call: 802-254-5290 ext. 110.

Please note RHYME TIME does not meet in September or March.



East Dover Storytime

Oct 1

East Dover - Dover Free Library storytime 10:30 AM, Sept.-May. Call 802-348-7488 or doverfreelibrary1913@yahoo.com for more information.

Please note this group does not meet during the months of June, July, and August.




Building Bright Futures of Southeastern Vermont Advisory Board Meeting

Oct 1

Please join us for the first Wednesday of each month as we share resources, information and best practices to strengthen and support the early childhood system in Windham County.

The Playroom is Open

Oct 2

The Playroom is a free, drop-in play space open to the public in Morrisville, VT. It’s a great place to come on a rainy or snowy day, to let your children explore new toys and meet new friends. Parents or care providers must remain with children at all times.

Randolph Playgroup

Oct 2

We facilitate free, weekly playgroups for families and caregivers with children birth to age five. We 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 ( OCPCC) (802) 685-2264  Toll Free: (888) 685-2264

Baby Chat at the Playroom!

Oct 2

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

Brain Science 101

Oct 2

Dr. Jody Brakeley will present the first of a series on brain development during the regularly schedule Addison County CIS meeting.

Addison Parent Child Center

Universal PreK: Act 166 Implementation and Q&A

Oct 2

Join the Addison Building Bright Futures Regional Council (Early Childhood Council) for a presentation with Frank Perotti.  This presentation will bring together providers and school representatives to learn about the latest developments in the Rulemaking of Act 166.  Plan for the implementation of Universal PreK , and begin to form working relationships within our community service providers for three and four year olds.