IMPORTANT - User Fee Update
Starting from September 1, we will be implementing a Family Drop-In fee:
$2 per visit for members
Family Daycares, Nannies, Babysitters, and Friends
$5 per visit for non-members
For each visit:
If you bring 3 children, Providers need to write the day of your visit on the white board near entrance (Limit 1 Provider per day).
$2 Drop-In fee per child with membership
$5 Drop-In free per child without membership
For more information, please talk to any staff at the Family Centre.
August 7, Monday: We will be CLOSED because it is BC Day!August 16, Wednesday, 10AM to 2PM, we will move our Drop-In Program outside at Robson Park! Don't forget to bring your snack/lunch and your picnic blanket!
Activities include face-painting, crafts, bubbles, painting on the fence, games and a piñata. Please note we will be closed after 2 PM. * Please bring some individually wrapped candies before August 16 for the pinata! In case of rain, this event will be cancelled and we will have normal drop-in hours.
On Wednesday, June 21, our families and staff went to the
Musqueam Reserve to celebrate National Aboriginal Day!
Canada Day Event
On Friday, June 30, we had our annual Canada Day event from 10AM - 1PM
! It was wonderful to see all our families enjoy all great activities including Yeeri the Magician! CLICK HERE
for more photos uploaded on our website gallery.
Goodbye Mij and Alice!
We will be saying goodbye to Mij and Alice in August. Since their arrival, they have been highly supportive in our Family Drop-In Programs, as well as, assisting in planning for our summer events. The Mount Pleasant Family Centre staff would like to thank them for all their support, creativity and positive demeanor these past months. We wish them well in their future endeavours.
Scotiabank Charity Challenge Final Update
Circles of Care and Connection Program CLICK HERE to view the August schedule.
On Sunday, June 25, our group of staff, board members, and families gathered to participate for a third time in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5K. Congratulations to Flora, Jessica and Lisa for winning the prizes as our top 3 fundraisers this year! And we have raised $5000 together as a team! Thank you to all those who participated and supported us financially for this run.
Looking ahead to September...
September 15 - October 20, Fridays: 9:30 - 11:30 AM Nobody's Perfect Program
September 16 - November 4, Saturdays: 10 - 11:30 AM 1-2-3 Jump! Program
Physical Literacy for 3 yr olds (36-48 months). Have fun with your child, moving and learning in new ways. The program is offered free in partnership with Little Mountain Neighbourhood House. We ask that you have a current Family Centre membership to participate. Registration is required. Please speak with Flora to put your names on a contact list for the next session.