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All Programs A through Z...
Arts Explorers - BOTH SITES
Come create fun, themed art projects! See calendar for dates!
Allons-y - French Playgroup - MIDDLETOWN
Come learn some French at the Middletown Family Wellness Center! Kids will learn the alphabet, numbers, as well well as simple greetings and phrases through singing, dancing, art, play, and story time. A French speaker (who taught elementary school in France) and her little Francophone assistant will lead the class. See calendar for dates!
Babywearers Playgroup - MIDDLETOWN
Informal playgroup for new and continuing babywearers. If you would like more information about wearing your baby in slings and carriers, the leaders will be on hand to answer questions. Babywearers also hosts a cloth diaper sale and swap every few months at CHC. Second Thursday of every month from 10:00-12:00 PM.
(Parents and infants)
Bodyweight Bootcamp - NEW BRITAIN
A bootcamp class that will work up a sweat! Every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 PM.
Cantos y Cuentos en español- BOTH SITES
Stories and open play led by a Spanish speaker. (Parents and children of all ages). Check calendar for dates.
Children at HEART - MIDDLETOWN
This children's support group is facilitated by a New Horizons Child Advocate and is for kids 6-12 who have been affected by domestic abuse. Every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Please pre-register by calling 860-344-9599.
Children's Yoga - NEW BRITAIN
New this month! Come experience yoga through asana (poses), relaxation techniques, storytelling, music, and games… all while having FUN. For 5-10 year olds. Check the calendar for dates!
Circle of Mamas - MIDDLETOWN
A support group for new and expecting mothers led by a social worker. Child care provided onsite for free! First and third Mondays of the month from 10:30-11:30 AM.
Community Playgroup - MIDDLETOWN
The FWC’s open playtime. Feel free to come in with your children and spend some time playing with toys, have a snack, and participate in a story or craft. Coming soon in March!
CT Strong - Young Adult Night - MIDDLETOWN
A resource hub for 16-25 year olds in the Middletown area with educational enrichment activities. Every Monday and Wednesday
Family Yoga - BOTH SITES
Taught by Rachel Hedrick, Family Yoga teaches balance and focus. All the muscles are used in our warrior poses, and children learn to direct their energy with precision and force. Athletes in many disciplines are now using yoga to gain control over their breathing and total body awareness. (Children ages 6 and up and their parents - also open to single adults/teens!). Every Monday and Wednesday in New Britain 5:30-6:30 PM and every Thursday 5:00-6:00 and Friday 4:30-5:30 in Middletown!
Fingers & Feet - MIDDLETOWN
Toddlers love songs, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and moving their bodies in new ways. In this group we'll sing old favorites and learn new ones. Every Wednesday of the month from 9:30-11:00 AM.
(Parents with children of all ages)
Hope After Loss - MIDDLETOWN
Support group for pregnancy and infant loss.
Infant Massage - BOTH SITES
Come learn about the benefits of touch for infants with licensed massage therapist Maureen Nelson.
(Parents with infants -siblings welcome!)
Kids in the Kitchen with Kim Thibodeau - BOTH SITES
Kids in the Kitchen encourages you and your child to prepare no-cook, easy to make, healthy food using fine motor skills (cutting and measuring), gross motor skills (mixing and serving), and all your senses. Each class is designed around a theme: colors, numbers, season, senses, holidays, or a country. Come have a snack or sample new seasonal foods. Check the calendar for dates!
Movin' and Groovin' with Miss Kim- BOTH SITES
We're Movin' and Groovin' in this hour of fun! Miss Kim will expose your child to Nia's wonderfully eclectic music and 7 different movement forms from the dance arts, martial arts, and yoga traditions. Parents and children both will have a great time!
(Parents with children ages 2-5)
Open Playgroup - MIDDLETOWN
Every Friday 9:30 -11 AM.
Parents' Time Out: Art Therapy- MIDDLETOWN
Art Therapist-led support and relaxation group for parents. Childcare provided. See calendar for dates!
Toot and Slider's Musical Tales - Family Music Education Concert - NEW BRITAIN
See calendar for dates!
Zumba - NEW BRITAIN
Zumba dance fitness program. 6:45-7:45 pm every Thursday night.