Building Bright Futures - Upcoming Events

BBFC is excited to announce TWO upcoming workshops for parents & childcare providers.  Details can be found below or on page 6 of the 2017 Winter/Spring Program Guide.

DIY - Play Sampler


For Parents & Childcare Providers
During this interactive workshop participants will receive: Brief introduction to seven developmental and learning domains: Social-Emotional, Physical, Cognitive, Physical, Language, Literacy and Math; Learn about ways to promote these developmental areas through play with resource materials with additional strategies, book lists and links to inspiring websites. Make and take the following items: eye-spy bottles, ribbon wands, animal movement dice, wooden tongs, mini felt board and geo-board. Minimum 5: Maximum: 20.

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Bayside Activity Center
Instructor: Colleen Christman
Fee: FREE
Registration Number: 290011-A

Let's Get Real About Food


For Parents & Childcare Providers
In this interactive workshop we will discuss reasons to avoid eating processed foods by limiting artificial ingredients and processed sugar and focusing on whole grain products. Participants will learn the difference between white, whole wheat, and multi-grain products.  Participants will make their own whole wheat pancake/muffin mix to take home and learn ways to implement healthy eating and child participation in the kitchen.  *Participants please bring a container that will hold a 6-7 cup pancake mix to take home.
Minimum 5: Maximum: 20.

Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Bayside Activity Center
Instructor: Colleen Christman
Fee: FREE
Registration Number: 290011-B

Registration


Pre-registration is required to ensure we have enough interest to run the program.  Please register online with Colchester Parks and Recreation, or by submitting a Registration Form (PDF) to the Parks & Recreation office.

Childcare


Unfortunately, childcare will NOT be offered during these workshops this year.