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Hubs/ Early ON Centres

Hubs/ EarlyON

On January 1st, 2018, Best Start Hubs started the transition to become EarlyON Child and Family Centres. But don't worry, they will still offer the high quality, free and family-friendly services that families know and love.

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Upcoming Special Events

  • 25
    APR 2018
    Empowering Parents- Free Information Session- presented by Lively High School Council.

    Presentations by Child and Family Centre, Rainbow School Board, Greater Sudbury Police and Public Health Sudbury. Please click for a poster with all the details. All parents and guardians welcome.

  • 25
    APR 2018
    Emotions and Learning- Parent/family workshop.

    Coming up April 25th. Emotions and Learning. Free. Everyone welcome!

     

  • 28
    APR 2018
    Eat. Sleep. Move. Think. Hear Dr. Greg Wells on The Ripple Effect.
    The free conference, being presented by the Rainbow District School Board Parent Involvement Committee with funding from the Ministry of Education Parent and Community Engagement Office, takes place from 9:30 am to 2 pm on April 28th at Lockerby Composite School, 1391 Ramsey View Court in Sudbury. Child care will be available on site. Lunch will be provided. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-conference-for-parents-by-parents-with-dr-greg-wells-tickets-44837799064

     

  • 29
    APR 2018
    YMCA Healthy Kids Day- Free Admission.

    On April 29, YMCA Healthy Kids Day gives families the opportunity to drop by their local YMCA for free. When: Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11 am-2pm with an open swim 2pm-3:45pm Where: Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St, Sudbury  https://www.facebook.com/events/104957367024656/ 

     

  • 05
    MAY 2018
    Walk Bike or Run Fun Day- 5 K and Fun Fair at Kivi Park.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1744328345623492 Join us on Saturday, May 5th at Kivi Park! Marymount Academy is collaborating with the Maison McCulloch Hospice for an amazing fundraising event! Proceeds will be split between Marymount Academy & the Hospice. 

    Registration begins at 9:00am and the Walk, Bike, Run will start at 10:00am.  Entry Fees:  Adult $30  Students $25  Kids 10 & under - Free!

    The Fun Fair will include: •Bike safety Demo by the Greater Sudbury Police  •BBQ •Minnow Races •Plinko
    •Ring Toss •Face Painting •Fish Pond •Bubble Soccer!!  •A visit from Paw Patrol’s Chase & Poppy the Troll
    •Slime Making Stations •Raffles •Decorate your bike •Bike Parade  and so much more!

    There will have something for everyone! 

     

  • 05
    MAY 2018
    Junction Creek Community Spring Cleanup.

    It's that time of the year again, come helps us clean up garbage along Junction Creek! The clean-up will take place along the section of the creek behind the Great Canadian Superstore off of Lasalle and will be followed by FREE pizza and refreshments. Waivers and safety announcements will be provided to participants. The Junction Creek Stewardship Committee will provide the required equipment and supplies for the clean-up and the City of Greater Sudbury will be picking-up the garbage at the end. Please dress according to the weather conditions.
     If you have any questions or concerns please contact Miranda at info@junctioncreek.com or (705) 525-8736

     

  • 05
    MAY 2018
    Spring Fling Mother's Day Community Vendor Fair.

    Click for a poster with details.


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From prenatal classes to picky eaters--our library of topics offers you practical, easy-to-use information, and links to resources and services in Greater Sudbury.

Choosing a school and registering your child
Choosing a school and registering your child

Parents in Greater Sudbury who are getting ready to register their child for school have a variety of choices. Four school boards serve the Greater Sudbury community. Registration begins in January for all children who’ll be turning four that year and beginning school the following September. Registering early will help ensure you’re invited to readiness programs offered by your school.

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Preparing your child for school
Preparing your child for school

A lot of parents think the best way to prepare their children for school is to teach them their numbers and the alphabet. Helping your child learn their ABCs and 123s is a great idea, but what’s most important in the early years is how you play and interact with your child.
 

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Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids
Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids

Parents and caregivers of school-aged children who work or attend school themselves are likely to need quality care for their kids over the summer. Other families may enroll their kids in summer programs to introduce them to new activities, or help them keep busy, make new friends or develop skills.

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Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them
Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them

Starting around ages four and five, many children show an interest in organized recreation, arts and sports programs.

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Choosing quality child care and early learning programs
Choosing quality child care and early learning programs

The three main types of child care are licensed child care centres, licensed family homes and private, unlicensed homes. The Ministry of Education’s licensing process and the City of Greater Sudbury’s Program Quality Support initiative help to ensure the quality of licensed centres and family homes.

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