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Statewide Events

Hinesburg PreschoolPlaygroup

May 26

We facilitate free, weekly playgroups for families and caregivers with children three through 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 do not meet when school is not in session.

This playgroup is designed for preschoolers age 3-5. It will meet in the preschool classroom.

For more information or directions, please contact Hinesburg town coordinator Rachel hinesburgfof@gmail.com  

Play Group Norwich

May 26

The Family Place Playgroup (birth to age 5) is held on Mondays and Fridays in the morning from 9:00 until 10:30 at the Olcott House.

Play Group- Springfield

May 26

Creative movement activities and playgroup held in the gym.  All parents with young children are welcomed.  Contact Parks and Recreation Dept. at (802) 885-2727

Play Group- Windsor

May 26

Join every Friday when school is in session and expose your kids to fun in their future school!  You can contact the school for more information.

Colchester Playgroup

May 26

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. 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 bring a snack. Playgroups do not meet when school is not in session. 

For more information or directions, please contact Colchester town coordinator Kristin at kroy@colchestervt.gov, 802-316-2918.

Play Group- Westminister

May 26

Located in the gym. Open to children birth-five years old. Come play, run around and meet new friends. For more information, contact Molly at (802) 376-6204. School calendar only. or check out the WNESU Early Education Facebook page. School calendar only

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Franklin Grand Isle – Playgroups & Events

Fairfax Preschool Story Time

May 30

Fairfax Community Library, Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am

Fairfax Preschool Story Time

Jun 6

Fairfax Community Library, Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am

Fairfax Preschool Story Time

Jun 13

Fairfax Community Library, Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am

Fairfax Preschool Story Time

Jun 20

Fairfax Community Library, Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am

Fairfax Preschool Story Time

Jun 27

Fairfax Community Library, Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am

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Orleans & Northern Essex – Playgroups & Events

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Chittenden – Playgroups & Events

Hinesburg PreschoolPlaygroup

May 26

We facilitate free, weekly playgroups for families and caregivers with children three through 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 do not meet when school is not in session.

This playgroup is designed for preschoolers age 3-5. It will meet in the preschool classroom.

For more information or directions, please contact Hinesburg town coordinator Rachel hinesburgfof@gmail.com  

Colchester Playgroup

May 26

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. 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 bring a snack. Playgroups do not meet when school is not in session. 

For more information or directions, please contact Colchester town coordinator Kristin at kroy@colchestervt.gov, 802-316-2918.

Underhill Playgroup

May 26

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. 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 do not meet when Chittenden East Supervisory Union schools are not in session. 

For more information, please contact Underhill BBF town coordinator Heather 802-899-4415, underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com.

Williston Playgroup

May 26

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. 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 do not meet when schools are not in session. 

For more information, please contact Williston BBF town coordinator Danielle 802-272-6509, bbfwilliston@gmail.com.

Huntington Playgroup

May 26

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. 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 do not meet when Chittenden East Supervisory Union schools are not in session. 

For more information, please contact Huntington BBF town coordinator Heather 802-899-4415, underhillplaygroup@yahoo.com

 

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Lamoille Valley – Playgroups & Events

Baby Chat in Morrisville - free!

Jun 1

A playgroup for the youngest members of our community and their parents; come play, socialize and make new friends while learning about developmental expectations and needs for your child. A local specialist in child health will be available at the groups as a resource. The groups are free and no registration is required – just attend any or all of the groups listed:

  • 1st Thursday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Playroom, 30 Fairgrounds Plaza, in Lamoille Valley
  • 2nd Saturday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Lamoille Family Center in Lamoille Valley
  • 4th Tuesday of each month @ 10 – 11:30 am @ the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson

Baby Chat at the Family Center - free!

Jun 10

A playgroup for the youngest members of our community and their parents; come play, socialize and make new friends while learning about developmental expectations and needs for your child. A local specialist in child health will be available at the groups as a resource. The groups are free and no registration is required – just attend any or all of the groups listed:

  • 1st Thursday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Playroom, 30 Fairgrounds Plaza, in Lamoille Valley
  • 2nd Saturday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Lamoille Family Center in Lamoille Valley
  • 4th Tuesday of each month @ 10 – 11:30 am @ the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson

Baby Chat in Morrisville - free!

Jul 6

A playgroup for the youngest members of our community and their parents; come play, socialize and make new friends while learning about developmental expectations and needs for your child. A local specialist in child health will be available at the groups as a resource. The groups are free and no registration is required – just attend any or all of the groups listed:

  • 1st Thursday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Playroom, 30 Fairgrounds Plaza, in Lamoille Valley
  • 2nd Saturday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Lamoille Family Center in Lamoille Valley
  • 4th Tuesday of each month @ 10 – 11:30 am @ the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson

Baby Chat at the Family Center - free!

Jul 8

A playgroup for the youngest members of our community and their parents; come play, socialize and make new friends while learning about developmental expectations and needs for your child. A local specialist in child health will be available at the groups as a resource. The groups are free and no registration is required – just attend any or all of the groups listed:

  • 1st Thursday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Playroom, 30 Fairgrounds Plaza, in Lamoille Valley
  • 2nd Saturday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Lamoille Family Center in Lamoille Valley
  • 4th Tuesday of each month @ 10 – 11:30 am @ the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson

Baby Chat in Morrisville - free!

Aug 3

A playgroup for the youngest members of our community and their parents; come play, socialize and make new friends while learning about developmental expectations and needs for your child. A local specialist in child health will be available at the groups as a resource. The groups are free and no registration is required – just attend any or all of the groups listed:

  • 1st Thursday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Playroom, 30 Fairgrounds Plaza, in Lamoille Valley
  • 2nd Saturday of each month @ 10 –11:30 am @ the Lamoille Family Center in Lamoille Valley
  • 4th Tuesday of each month @ 10 – 11:30 am @ the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson

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Caledonia & Southern Essex – Playgroups & Events

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Addison Region – Playgroups & Events

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Central Vermont – Playgroups & Events

Jaquith Library Playgroup

May 31

Join us for story time and playgroup! Story time with Sylvia begins at 10 and is followed by playgroup with Cassie at 10:30. Free and open to families with children under 6 years. Sponsored by Central Vermont Building Bright Futures Council. For more information, contact Susan Green at (802) 426-3581 or jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com

 

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Northern Windsor & Orange – Playgroups & Events

Play Group Norwich

May 26

The Family Place Playgroup (birth to age 5) is held on Mondays and Fridays in the morning from 9:00 until 10:30 at the Olcott House.

Play Group Norwich

May 29

The Family Place Playgroup (birth to age 5) is held on Mondays and Fridays in the morning from 9:00 until 10:30 at the Olcott House.

Play Group- Bradford

May 30

Join us on Tuesdays from 9:00-11:00 at the Grace Methodist Church.  Contact the Orange County Parent Child Center at 888/685-2264

Play Group- Brookfield

May 30

Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 at the First Congregational Church.  Contact the Orange County Parent Child Center at 888/685-2264

Play Group- South Royalton

May 31

The South Royalton Playgroup is held on Wednesdays in the morning from 9:30 until 11:00 at the United Church on North Main Street in South Royalton.

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Rutland – Playgroups & Events

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Springfield Area – Playgroups & Events

Play Group- Springfield

May 26

Creative movement activities and playgroup held in the gym.  All parents with young children are welcomed.  Contact Parks and Recreation Dept. at (802) 885-2727

Play Group- Windsor

May 26

Join every Friday when school is in session and expose your kids to fun in their future school!  You can contact the school for more information.

Play Group- Westminister

May 26

Located in the gym. Open to children birth-five years old. Come play, run around and meet new friends. For more information, contact Molly at (802) 376-6204. School calendar only. or check out the WNESU Early Education Facebook page. School calendar only

Story Time- Chester

May 26

Join us for a story hour with Karin.

Story Time- Chester

May 26

Come and listen to a story ever Friday with your children.  Call 802-875-2277 for more information

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Bennington – Playgroups & Events

Playgroup SVMC-EI at Bennington Library

May 29

Bennington Free Library Playgroup
Hosted by SVMC- EI
Contact Jennie at 447-2768

Playgroup SVMC-EI at Bennington Library

Jun 5

Bennington Free Library Playgroup
Hosted by SVMC- EI
Contact Jennie at 447-2768

Playgroup SVMC-EI at Bennington Library

Jun 12

Bennington Free Library Playgroup
Hosted by SVMC- EI
Contact Jennie at 447-2768

Bennington BBF- Early Childhood Council

Jun 14

The Bennington BBF- Early Childhood Council

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of Every Month

From 11 am to 1 pm

Mission

Working together for the good of children and families

Vision

The Building Bright Futures 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.

Everyone is welcome – information rstromgren@buildingbrightfutures.org

Playgroup SVMC-EI at Bennington Library

Jun 19

Bennington Free Library Playgroup
Hosted by SVMC- EI
Contact Jennie at 447-2768

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Southeast Vermont – Playgroups & Events

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