Feb 2019 Newsletter pg1of2

Feb 2019 Newsletter pg1of2

Delta County Great Start Parent Coalition Newsletter February 2019 pg1

2/7, 2/14, 2/21/19 Toddler Art and Music at the Bonifas Thursdays, 9:30am-10:15am Ages: mobile to 3yrs and their caregivers. February instructor Cheryl Mounsey. Combines fun and learning to nurture imagination, problem solving and motor skills. $5 per session. Walk-ins welcome. www.bonifasarts.org

2/7 & 2/21/19 Kinder-Light Play Group 10:30am -11:30am on the 1st & 3rd Thursday every month through May 10th in the Y gym. This play group is for families of little ones ages 0-5years to play and socialize with others. FREE to members /$10 general public family. www.nlymca.com

2/7/19 $1 Bowling Night 4pm-9pm at Bowl-a-Rama. Affordable bowling for families $1 per game, shoe rentals, pizza slices and pop. First Thursday of each month. Visit Bowl-a-Rama on Facebook for more details.

2/7/19 Escanaba Band Boosters Pancake Dinner 5pm-7pm in the Escanaba HS Cafeteria $6 includes choice of pancake, sausage, juice and coffee. Students perform as you eat. www.eskymos.com

2/8/19 YMCA K-3 Sock Hop 5:30pm to 8pm for ages 5-9 years. While the D.J. spins the music, kids will bop, jump and jam. Dancing, contests and food. Lots of fun on a cold winter night! $8 members/$12 general public. www.nlymca.com

2/8/19 Family Date Night 6pm-8:30pm at the Bonifas Arts Center. Families will enjoy a delicious dinner, make fun art projects, a gallery scavenger hunt and enjoy a creative night out with the family! $10 per person or $35 for the family. Call (906) 786-3833. http://www.deltami.org

2/9/19 Sibshop 10am-1pm Sibshops are recreational workshops providing support and friendship for children ages 7-13 years old who have a brother or sister with special needs. Contact Laurie Mold at 419-320-5542 or lauriemold@gmail.com to register.

2/9/19 Lego Club 10:30am-12pm at the Escanaba Library. (Superheroes) for children ages 5 and up with caregiver. Bring a gallon sized zip lock bag of Legos and create together. There is a drawing for 2 Lego sets at the end of each Lego Club session. No registration required. www.escanabalibrary.org

2/9/19 YMCA Father/Daughter Sweetheart Dance 5:30pm-8pm for ages 4 & up at the Terrace Bay Inn. Tickets required in advance. $50 members, $60 non-members, $25 per additional daughter. Visit www.nlymca.com for details.

2/9/19 Y Warrior 6pm-8pm in the Wells Sports complex HIT Room. Complete 4 challenges in an indoor obstacle course designed to test physical and mental fitness. Age groups 6-11 and 12 & Up. Ages 6-11 compete on a smaller, kid friendly course. $8 Members/ $12 General Public www.nlymca.com

2/12/19 Grand-Families Support Group 5:30pm-7:30pm at 1905 South 21st St. A group for grandparents raising grandchildren. Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month. Meal included. Call 789-0997 ext 101 to RSVP.

2/13/19 Snowshoeing and Skiing with SAIL Adaptive Recreation in Escanaba 5:30pm-6:30pm FREE People of all abilities and ages are welcome! Registration required by contacting Mo at 906-228-5744 and Location and event details given upon registration. www.upsail.org

2/13/19 Valentines Family Fun 6pm-8pm at the Bonifas Art Center Kids make Valentine’s Day cards to take home and one to send to a senior citizen at local assisted living facility to warm their hearts! Free. MUST PRE-REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 8, 2019 Call (906) 786-3833. www.deltami.org

2/13/19 Great Start Family Fun Night at Escanaba Library: If I Were President 6:30pm-7:30pm FREE! We celebrate Presidents’ Day with fun stories, activities, a craft and a snack. Kids will learn about leadership & citizenship. This is a pajama friendly event. Bring a gently used book to exchange to keep your home libraries exciting. Space is limited. Please register at https://tinyurl.com/presidentfun or contact Laurie Mold at 419-320-5542 to register or with questions.

2/14, 2/18, 2/28/19 MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets 10am-11:30am on Thurs 2/14 & 2/28 and 6:30pm-8:30pm on Mon 2/18 at New Life Church in Escanaba. Childcare available. Special dinner/movie date night on 2/16 from 6-9pm. $40 w/out childcare, $50 w/childcare per couple. Find MOPS on Facebook (Delta County MOPS) for the most up to date information and events.

2/14/19 DIY Spa Night 6:30-7:30pm at the Escanaba Library. Learn ways to pamper yourself using simple herbs, oils, and salts. Create healing herbal facial steams, dreamy bath salts, healthy teas, and robust beard oil. Leave with a list of recipes, tips, and tricks that will have you making your own spa kit in no time. DIY Spa night is a free event. Registration is required. www.escanabalibrary.org

2/16/19 Escanaba Public Library Story Hours The 3rd Saturday of the month Oct-May,1:30pm in the Children's Library. FREE for children 4 years and older. No registration is required. Includes stories, crafts, and occasionally a book-related movie or special guest. Toddler Time meets Wednesdays at 10:30am. Lapsit for babies meets Fridays 10:30am. Registration required for these times. www.escanabalibrary.org

2/16 & 2/17/19 Michigan FREE Fishing Weekend Fishing license fees waived for all ages Residents and out-of-state visitors may enjoy fishing on both inland and Great Lakes' waters for all species of fish. All fishing regulations will still apply.

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