Sunday, February 18, 2018

Happenings in South Burlington for February 18-24, 2018

South Burlington provides so many opportunities for families to go out and enjoy their community. Often there are free things to do as well as things that don't cost too much money. Here are some ideas for the week of February 18-24, 2018 Get out and have some fun!

If you have signed up for our Birthday Book Program and your child has a birthday in the month of February please go to the South Burlington Community Library to pick up your FREE birthday book! There is also the option of having it mailed to your home.  If you are interested in signing up for this great FREE program, please see below for how to register.  Happy Birthday and Happy Reading!


GROWING KIDS SOUTH BURLINGTON BIRTHDAY BOOK PROGRAM
Sign up to receive FREE books!
What: A free, age-appropriate book for your child on each of their birthdays from ages 1-5
Who: All families with children ages 0-5 that live in South Burlington
How: 1. You can sign up right here on this blog by filling out the form under the tab above.
          2. You can go to the South Burlington Library and fill out a card there.
          3. You can email growingkids@childcareresource.org with your name, address, each     child's birth date.

Go to the South Burlington Library during your child's birthday month, pick up your free book, and sign in so we know you've received it.  You also have the option of having the book mailed to your home.
Public Skating at Cairns Arena
Where: Cairns Arena, 600 Swift Street
When:  Please check their website for times:  http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Who: Everyone
Cost: Adults:  $5.00, Children 6-17:  $3.00, Children under 5:  $2.00
Contact: Times are subject to change, 802-658-5577http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Skaters of all ages lace up and hit the ice. Skates available for rent for $3.00.








South Burlington Playgroup
Where:  Ascension Church, 95 Allen Road
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays  from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-5
Cost:  Free
Join the South Burlington Family Center for playgroup!







Tiny Tots Storytime
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Tuesday, February 20 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 1-3
Cost:  Free
Join them for this storytime for toddlers.





Baby Book Time
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Wednesday, February 21 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 0-2
Cost:  Free

Join them at this storytime little ones.








Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Wednesday, February 21 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come to this storytime, upstairs in the Children's Department!



Jiggity Jog at South Burlington Community Library
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Friday, February 23 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 2-5
Cost:  Free
Join them for this music story time for toddlers and preschoolers.





Friday Night Pajama Storytime
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Friday, February 23 at 7:00 pm
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come wearing pajamas to this story time upstairs in the Children's Department!





Saturday Morning Family Playtime at Chamberlin School Gym
Where:   262 White Street
When:  Saturday, February 24 from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-6
Cost:  Free

Come to Chamberlin School's gym in South Burlington on Saturday mornings this winter for some indoor play!  They will have a variety of gross motor activities so your little one can burn some energy.   This playgroup is brought to you by the South Burlington Family Center in partnership with Growing Kids South Burlington.  Older siblings are welcome.





Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Saturday, February 24 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Join them for story time upstairs in the Children's Department



Sunday, February 11, 2018

Happenings in South Burlington for February 11-17, 2018

South Burlington provides so many opportunities for families to go out and enjoy their community. Often there are free things to do as well as things that don't cost too much money. Here are some ideas for the week of February 11-17, 2018 Get out and have some fun!

If you have signed up for our Birthday Book Program and your child has a birthday in the month of February please go to the South Burlington Community Library to pick up your FREE birthday book! There is also the option of having it mailed to your home.  If you are interested in signing up for this great FREE program, please see below for how to register.  Happy Birthday and Happy Reading!


GROWING KIDS SOUTH BURLINGTON BIRTHDAY BOOK PROGRAM
Sign up to receive FREE books!
What: A free, age-appropriate book for your child on each of their birthdays from ages 1-5
Who: All families with children ages 0-5 that live in South Burlington
How: 1. You can sign up right here on this blog by filling out the form under the tab above.
          2. You can go to the South Burlington Library and fill out a card there.
          3. You can email growingkids@childcareresource.org with your name, address, each     child's birth date.

Go to the South Burlington Library during your child's birthday month, pick up your free book, and sign in so we know you've received it.  You also have the option of having the book mailed to your home.
Public Skating at Cairns Arena
Where: Cairns Arena, 600 Swift Street
When:  Please check their website for times:  http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Who: Everyone
Cost: Adults:  $5.00, Children 6-17:  $3.00, Children under 5:  $2.00
Contact: Times are subject to change, 802-658-5577http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Skaters of all ages lace up and hit the ice. Skates available for rent for $3.00.








South Burlington Playgroup
Where:  Ascension Church, 95 Allen Road
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays  from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-5
Cost:  Free
Join the South Burlington Family Center for playgroup!







Tiny Tots Storytime
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Tuesday, February 13 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 1-3
Cost:  Free
Join them for this storytime for toddlers.





Baby Book Time
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Wednesday, February 14 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 0-2
Cost:  Free

Join them at this storytime little ones.








Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Wednesday, February 14 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come to this storytime, upstairs in the Children's Department!



Jiggity Jog at South Burlington Community Library
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Friday, February 16 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 2-5
Cost:  Free
Join them for this music story time for toddlers and preschoolers.






Family Paint Night:  Under the Sea
Where:  Davis Studio, 916 Shelburne Rd.
When:  Friday, February 16 from 6:00-7:30 pm
Who:  Ages, 3 and up, adult must be present
Cost:  25 dollars per person, registration required:  https://davisstudiovt.com/collections/family-paint-night/products/family-paint-night-under-the-sea
Dive right into this underwater painting adventure. You and your child will have a whale of time painting pictures of sea life.  Each artist will be guided through the process of creating an acrylic painting on a stretched canvas. You’ll enjoy spending a memorable evening together.(Note: Space is limited. Both Children and Adults must be enrolled in the class.)


Friday Night Pajama Storytime
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Friday, February 16 at 7:00 pm
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come wearing pajamas to this story time upstairs in the Children's Department!





Saturday Morning Family Playtime at Chamberlin School Gym
Where:   262 White Street
When:  Saturday, February 17 from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-6
Cost:  Free

Come to Chamberlin School's gym in South Burlington on Saturday mornings this winter for some indoor play!  They will have a variety of gross motor activities so your little one can burn some energy.   This playgroup is brought to you by the South Burlington Family Center in partnership with Growing Kids South Burlington.  Older siblings are welcome.





Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Saturday, February 17 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Join them for story time upstairs in the Children's Department








Monday, February 5, 2018

Happenings in South Burlington for February 4-10, 2018

South Burlington provides so many opportunities for families to go out and enjoy their community. Often there are free things to do as well as things that don't cost too much money. Here are some ideas for the week of February 4-10, 2018 Get out and have some fun!

If you have signed up for our Birthday Book Program and your child has a birthday in the month of February please go to the South Burlington Community Library to pick up your FREE birthday book! There is also the option of having it mailed to your home.  If you are interested in signing up for this great FREE program, please see below for how to register.  Happy Birthday and Happy Reading!


GROWING KIDS SOUTH BURLINGTON BIRTHDAY BOOK PROGRAM
Sign up to receive FREE books!
What: A free, age-appropriate book for your child on each of their birthdays from ages 1-5
Who: All families with children ages 0-5 that live in South Burlington
How: 1. You can sign up right here on this blog by filling out the form under the tab above.
          2. You can go to the South Burlington Library and fill out a card there.
          3. You can email growingkids@childcareresource.org with your name, address, each     child's birth date.

Go to the South Burlington Library during your child's birthday month, pick up your free book, and sign in so we know you've received it.  You also have the option of having the book mailed to your home.
Public Skating at Cairns Arena
Where: Cairns Arena, 600 Swift Street
When:  Please check their website for times:  http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Who: Everyone
Cost: Adults:  $5.00, Children 6-17:  $3.00, Children under 5:  $2.00
Contact: Times are subject to change, 802-658-5577http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Skaters of all ages lace up and hit the ice. Skates available for rent for $3.00.








South Burlington Playgroup
Where:  Ascension Church, 95 Allen Road
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays  from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-5
Cost:  Free
Join the South Burlington Family Center for playgroup!







Tiny Tots Storytime
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 1-3
Cost:  Free
Join them for this storytime for toddlers.





Baby Book Time
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Wednesday, February 7 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 0-2
Cost:  Free

Join them at this storytime little ones.








Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Wednesday, February 7 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come to this storytime, upstairs in the Children's Department!



Jiggity Jog at South Burlington Community Library
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Friday, February 9 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 2-5
Cost:  Free
Join them for this music story time for toddlers and preschoolers.









Friday Night Pajama Storytime
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Friday, February 9 at 7:00 pm
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come wearing pajamas to this story time upstairs in the Children's Department!





Saturday Morning Family Playtime at Chamberlin School Gym
Where:   262 White Street
When:  Saturday, February 10 from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-6
Cost:  Free

Come to Chamberlin School's gym in South Burlington on Saturday mornings this winter for some indoor play!  They will have a variety of gross motor activities so your little one can burn some energy.   This playgroup is brought to you by the South Burlington Family Center in partnership with Growing Kids South Burlington.  Older siblings are welcome.



Babywearing International of Greater Burlington
Where:  400 Swift Street
When:  Saturday, February 10 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Who:  Everyone

Cost:  Free
Babywearing International of Greater Burlington (formerly Burlington Babywearers) is a greater Burlington, Vermont area non-profit group made up of diverse parents and caregivers who love babywearing. They know how overwhelming it can be when you are new to babywearing. In order to help relieve some of this stress, they meet monthly to go over safety, demonstrate carriers, offer one-on-one help, and assist you in finding the perfect carrier for you and your little one.
They encourage anyone (moms, dads, grandparents, childcare providers, etc.) interested in learning more about babywearing to join them. You do not need to be a member to enjoy these meetings. They are free and open for anyone interested in babywearing to attend.
Monthly meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 400 Swift Street, South Burlington. Please check their facebook page for updates regularly.



Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Saturday, February 10 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Join them for story time upstairs in the Children's Department




Valentine's Day Dance (South Burlington Recreation and Parks Program)

Where:  1117 Williston Road
When:  Saturday, February 10 from 6:00-8:30 pm
Who:  Everyone
Cost:  50 dollars per couple, Must purchase tickets in advance. http://www.sburlrecdept.com/

Join them for the Valentine Dance at the Trader Dukes Hotel. This magical evening will be filled to the brim with special dances, prizes, snacks and giveaways. Photo booth pictures, Big Bear raffle and valentine crafts will also be available.