January 31, 2017

February 2017 Newsletter

Written by Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society

February at the Family Centre

February 7 - March 24, Tuesdays 1-3 PM  & Fridays 9:30 - 11:30 AM:ABC Time On these Tuesdays and Fridays, we close off part of our playroom to run a small kindergarten readiness program. For more information about our ABC program, please speak with Ewa.
February 13, Monday:Family Day Holiday The Family Centre will be CLOSED.

Every Wednesdays starting February 8th...
Join Yazmin Vazquez (MPFCS Board Member) for an open discussion regarding Canada’s history featuring the material from the #OnThisDay website.

Where: MPFC Living Room
Each Wednesday from 10:00 - 10:30 am
Take away new knowledge that will dazzle your friends and family!
For more information, ask Flora or Theresa
150 years of history, one day at a time!

Rediscover Canadian history from Confederation to today with the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) heritage collection. Throughout 2017, discover the today-in-history vignette highlighting a significant event that shaped our society. Join the conversation! Subscribe to LAC’s Facebook and Twitter pages or use the #Canada150 and #OnThisDay. Visit Canada.ca/OnThisDay to read the February stories!

The Playground
Our outdoor playground is ready for little ones to play on. At this time, we ask parents and caregivers to help keep the gravel in its own area. It can be a hazard when placed on the blue flooring area, especially when on an incline. We hope you enjoy the benefits to the outdoor playground such as exploration, fresh air and free play. 

Savour Our Neighbourhood 2017 Early Bird Tickets! Deadline February 9th!
Join us for local beer, wine & bites from many of our Mount Pleasant eateries accompanied by live music on Thursday, March 9th. Get your early bird tickets while they last! CLICK HERE - Savour Our Neighbourhood 2017 Tickets
Check out the Early Bird and Draw Ticket Combo where you have 1/200 chance to win a Gift of Flight from West Jet!

Repair Person Needed!
The Family Centre has a number of small repairs that need to addressed. If you are handy and have the time, you are the volunteer that we are looking for. Please reply to this email. Thank you!

Lost & Found!
Have you lost something? Please check out the Lost and Found bin next time you are at the Family Centre. There are many things that need to be claimed such as hats, diaper bags, hoodies and enviro mugs. If you don't know where the Lost and Found bin is, please ask a staff and they will direct you to its location.

Looking ahead to March...
Recruitment for Nobody's Perfect - March 31 - May 12, Fridays

9:30 - 11:30 AM Nobody's Perfect This parent support education group allows parents to get a better understanding of their children's development, meet other parents and share ideas. Ask Flora for more info and to sign up.

Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society

We are a non-profit society offering a range of resources and services for parents, caregivers and their young children, pre-birth to 6 years. A Home Away From Home, Mount Pleasant Family Centre is a place for families with young children to drop in, make new friends, learn new skills and receive support in times of need.

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