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May 10: Carnival!

April 27th, 2017
Events, Mifflin County

Join us! Click here to print the flyer.

Inspired by the PA One Book

After reading the 2017 PA One Book selection, Daniels Finds a Poem, the children at Rose Tree Day School in Media, PA wrote their own poem with the help of Ms. G, their wonderful Guest Reader!

Poetry Is…

Poetry is like a funny word: ‘goo-goo ga-ga’

It is a snake slithering through the grass

It is a lion roaring on the plains

It is a spider spinning a web

It is the sunset glowing in the evening

It is lizards crawling across the ceiling

It is birds flying through the sunlight

May 9: Caregiver’s Night Out

April 26th, 2017
Cambria County, Events

Special Needs Caregiver’s Night Out. Click here to print the flyer.

April 28: Have Your Car Seat Checked!

April 26th, 2017
Erie County, Events

Have Your Car Seat Checked!

April 29: Kinship Care Spring Gathering

April 24th, 2017
Erie County, Events

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May 4: Six skills every child should have before they begin kindergarten

April 19th, 2017
Events, Northampton

The Forks YMCA Education Center, 1350 Sullivan Trail, Easton, PA 18040, invites parents of preschoolers to learn about the six skills every child should have before they begin kindergarten. This even will take place on May 4 at 6 pm.

Terry Thomas, who will lead the workshop, is an experienced early childhood educator involved in many aspects of early care and education for young children. She runs her own consulting business and is an adjunct professor at Lehigh Carbon Community College in the early education department.

Kindergarten readiness materials will be distributed and light refreshments will be served.

Child care is available but participants must call 610-250-7193 to preregister.

April 29: 26th annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day

April 19th, 2017
Events, Northampton
The Forks YMCA Education Center, 1350 Sullivan Trail, Easton, is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active.

This year marks the 26th annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families.

The morning event features activities such as a sampling of youth sports presented by Amazing Athletes of the Lehigh Valley; a bike derby and bike and helmet check; Easton Hospital’s Teddy Bear Clinic; Pennsylvania State Police car seat checks; Jumping Jitney gymnastics bus; Bear Creek Mountain Resort; Easton Cops ‘n’ Kids Reading Room; PNC Bank financial literacy table and a Crayola activity table. Strolling characters include Tip the Crayola Crayon and Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

May 25L A Night at the Museum

April 19th, 2017
Events, Northampton

This year the Forks YMCA Education Center’s art show theme is “A Night at the Museum.” The event will be held May 25 at 7:00 pm.

The children will be displaying the works they created based on this theme in the gymnasium at the Family YMCA of Easton located at 1225 West Lafayette Street.

The pieces that the young artists created will be on display and auctioned off to raise money for scholarships. The Y promise is that no child is turned away due to an inability to pay. Charitable support helps the Y keep this promise. When a child makes, looks at, and talks about art and the artwork of others they gain valuable skills. The art show was created to infuse the arts more fully into the early childhood education curriculum.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Jan Schwartz at jschwartz@greatervalleyymca.org

May 6: Indiana County Bicycle Rodeo

April 19th, 2017
Events, Indiana County

Indiana County Bicycle Rodeo, Saturday, May 6, 2017
10AM – 12PM
Ages 4 – 12+

IUP South Campus Multiple Car Driving Range
815 University Drive
Indiana, PA 15701

Get you child’s bike ready for summer riding fun (and safety). FREE EVENT!

  • Bike tune up courtesy of Indiana Schwinn
  • Helmet Fit courtesy of Indiana County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana Borough Police, and IUP Police.
  • Please bring your child’s helmet to be properly fitted.
  • Ride the Bicycle Safety Course Challenge! Receive an official certificate from local law enforcement upon successful completion!
  • ATV Safety Demonstration courtesy of Nathanael Arthurs, certified instructor.

Water and light snacks provided courtesy of IRMC.

Don’t have a helmet?
A limited number of free helmets will be distributed (courtesy of State Farm Agent Margy Gray and the Safe Children’s Network). HELMETS WILL BE GIVEN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. Those who pre-register are more likely to get a helmet.

Don’t have a bike?
A limited number of bikes will be on loan for your use on the safety course (courtesy of Evergreen Boys & Girls Clubs of Indiana County.) TRIKES too… for the youngest participants (courtesy of Indi Kids).

PRE-REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED but not required.
Click here to to pre-register.

For questions or more information call 724-463-8200 x 4218

April 25: Month of the Young child Event

April 18th, 2017
2017 MOYC, Blair County, Events

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