Strongstart Kimberley Halloween party

Free party for parents and tots on Tuesday, October 30.

  • Oct. 24, 2012 6:00 p.m.

Sarah enjoy’s playing with some of the many fun activities at the Strongstart/Treehouse Halloween party.

You won’t want to miss all the fun at Strongstart/Treehouse’s Halloween party.  On Tuesday, October 30 from 9:30 – 12:30, families with preschool children are invited to participate in Halloween activities and open gym play.  All activities are free.  Transportation can be arranged. Costumes or Black and Orange dress is optional.

StrongStart is a free, drop-in early learning program for preschool-aged children accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  A drop in session includes circle time, time to

participate together in play based learning centres (i.e. arts & crafts, building toys, literacy games and gross motor), opportunities to meet and make connections with other families attending the centre and a nutritious snack provided by the centre.  The program is located in the Early Learning Centre (1850 Warren Avenue – lower level.)  Program times are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 – 12:00 am.  Wednesday is Family Fun Night from 4:00 – 7:00 where you can eat and play with your preschooler.  For more information on the Strongstart program please Please call Gina 250-427-5309 or Kim 250-427-4468 or go to our websites or , or like us on Facebook at

Treehouse is a free drop-in program in the gym at the Early Learning Centre.  Families with children aged 5 and up are invited to come play and meet other families.  Share parenting tips, access resource information, make friends and have fun!   Transportation can be arranged.   Tuesdays  10:00 – 12:00.  For Treehouse information please call:  Diana Card 250-427–0716.    The years between birth and school-age are a critical time in a child’s life. The experiences that children have in the early years influence their future health, well-being, and life-long learning. Children who have had exposure to language rich environments and play based early learning experiences are more likely to develop the skills, knowledge and dispositions to support their success in school.

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