Vernon - posted Aug, 30 2013
VERNON - Two free playgroups, sponsored by ECHN’s Vernon Family Resource Center will begin in September. Parent/Child Play and Learn Together - This educational playgroup is for children ages 2-5 years old. Learning activities are provided for parents and children to do together. They include art projects, story time, singing and educational toys. A snack is included. Registration entitles participants to a free Ages and Stages developmental screening and a personal visit with a certified Parent Educator. Parents will receive weekly parent resources. Held on Fridays: Session One — Sept. 13 through Oct. 25; and Session Two — Nov. 1 through Dec. 20. Time: 10 to 11 a.m. at Maple Street School, 20 Maple St., Vernon. Playing with Grandma and Grandpa - Exercise, blow bubbles, sing, make music with rhythm instruments and play with the parachute. Children will also have the opportunity to practice playing guitar. This unique playgroup gives families the chance to have fun and get to know the residents at Foxhill Center. Includes a free Ages and Stages screening and personal visit with a certified parent educator. Held on Mondays staring Sept. 9, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Fox Hill Nursing & Rehab Center, 22 South St., Vernon/Rockville. For more information about these playgroups, please call 860-875-5771.