What’s happening around town?

Please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/salmonarmecd/ for information on;

  • playgroups
  • baby & kids programs
  • support groups
  • strongstarts
  • parenting tips
  • parenting humor

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

  • Salmon Arm Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Support Group
    1st Thursday of every month ~ 6:30 – 7:30 pm For Parents/Guardians ~ 7:30 – 8:30 pm Everyone Welcome. Held at the Interior Health.  For more information call Nadine Moore at 250-833-0164 ext 7 or email autism@shuswapchildrens.ca | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER
  • FASD Support Group
    1st Wednesday of every month ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm For Parents/Guardians ~ Held at the Shuswap Children’s Association.  For more information call Nadine Moore at 250-833-0164 ext 7  or email keyworker@shuswapchildrens.ca | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER
  • The F.O.R.C.E. Parent Support
    ~ For Mental Health ~ For more information call Monica at 250-833-6100 or email monica@forcesociety.com | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    Monthly every 2nd & 4th Tuesday ~ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Held at the Shuswap Family Resource Centre.  For more information call Jan at 250-832-2170 ext 354 **Toll Free Provincial Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line 1-855-474-9777

PLAYGROUPS

  • Little Caboose (Closed August)
    Mondays ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm ~ Come in and play.  At the Downtown Education Support Centre. | OPEN JULY AND CLOSED AUGUST For more information call Shuswap Children’s Association 250-833-0164 ext 0
  • Koffee ‘n Kids (Closed July, August)
    Tuesdays (call for dates) ~ 9:00 am – 11:00 pm ~ Broadview Church | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST For more information call Stephanie 250-803-3869, Facebook.com/Koffee ‘n Kids
  • Malakwa Parent & Tot (Closed July, August)
    Wednesdays ~ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ~ Malakwa Preschool Building | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST For more information call Gwyneth 250-836-3440
  • Shuswap Lake Estates (Closed July, August)
    Thursdays ~ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ~ Come have fun.  At the Shuswap Lake Estates Hall.  For more info call Christine 250-675-3828 | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST
  • Sicamous Parent & Tot (Closed July, August)
    Fridays ~ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ~ Sicamous Resource Centre | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST For more information call Gwyneth 250-836-3440
  • Shuswap Moms Group (Closed July, August)
    (call for dates) ~ 9:30 am – 11:00 am ~ Shuswap Children’s Association | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST Hosted by Maternal Oak Doula, focusing on children 0 to 3 years old.  For more information contact Kayla 250-463-1190, Facebook.com/maternaloakdoula
  • Grindrod Friday Friends Playgroup (Closed July, August)
    Fridays ~ 9:00 am – 11:00 am ~ Grindrod Elementary | CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST and PRO D DAYS For more information contact ttimoffe@sd83.bc.ca

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

  • SAGA Family Saturdays
    Saturdays ~ 11:00 – 4:00 pm ~ FREE drop-in fun art-making activities for all ages.  SAGA Art Gallery. CLOSED MID DECEMBER TO MID JANUARY, For more information call 250-832-1170

STRONGSTARTS – CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST and PRO-D DAYS

  • Strongstart, Salmon Arm Family Place
    Monday ~ 12:00 – 3:00 pm ~ Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm.  Downtown Education Support Centre
  • Strongstart, South Broadview
  • Monday to Friday ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm ~ South Broadview Elementary School
  • Strongstart, North Shuswap
    Thursdays ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm ~ North Shuswap Elementary School
  • Strongstart, Sicamous
    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays ~ 8:15 – 11:15 am ~ Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ 12:30 – 3:30 pm ~ Parkview Elementary School
  • Strongstart, Sorrento
    Tuesdays ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm ~ Sorrento Elementary School
  • Strongstart, Carlin
    Mondays ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm ~ Sorrento Elementary/Middle School
  • Strongstart, Enderby
    Mondays ~ 9:00 – 12:00 pm ~ M.V. Beattie Elementary School
  • Strongstart, Armstrong
    Monday to Friday ~ 8:15 – 11:15 am ~ Highland Park Elementary School

BABY GROUPS

  • Baby Talk
    Tuesdays ~ 9:00 – 11:00 am ~ Sicamous Public Health Centre| CLOSED JULY AND AUGUST For more information call Gwyneth 250-836-3440
  • Healthiest Babies Possible
    Tuesdays ~ 10:30 – 1:00 pm Free Child Minding, Free Lunch  Held at the Crossroads Church (Basement). For more information call Trish at 250-832-2170 ~ Suggested drop in fee $2.00 for families not receiving support services.
  • Lift the Lip Clinics
    Learn about baby tooth decay & techniques for checking baby’s teeth, free dental checks & assesment.  Various days every month ~ Salmon Arm Health Centre ~ For more information call 250-833-4104
  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes
    Learn breastfeeding basics before baby arrives ~ Shuswap Family Resource Centre ~ For more information call 250-836-3440
  • Weight & See
    Wednesdays ~ 1:30 – 3:30 pm ~ Salmon Arm Health Centre For more information call 250-833-4100