Virtual group sessions

Prior to your workshop or program, we will send you a link via email to join the virtual session at the time of your group.  

ONGOING WORKSHOPS

Bill Goodwin Toy Lending Library Mondays, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Our Toy Lending Library service is back! Families can borrow a variety of age appropriate toys for babies and children up to six years old.  You can find our Toy Lending Library catalogue here.  Families can call and reserve up to two toys for a two week period.  We ask that families wipe down the toys before bringing them back to the centre.  All of the toys are cleaned and disinfected upon return to CCHC. We ask that each family bring their own reusable bag when picking up and returning toys.
To reserve a toy, call 613- 233-4443 ex. 3134.  Please leave a message with the name of the toy and a staff member will call you back to follow-up with your request.

Virtual Circle TimeMondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 10:15 am.
Each virtual session offers a welcoming environment for families and their children birth to 6 years  of  age! It is an opportunity to:
– Enjoy stories and songs with your children
– Connect with other families
– Receive information about parenting and community resources
– Support from staff
To receive the link for these weekly virtual sessions, please call 613-233-4443 x 2108.

Welcome Baby Prenatal Nutrition ProgramTuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Welcome Baby Join pregnant women and new moms for ideas and support on pregnancy, breastfeeding, healthy eating, food preparation, infant development and much more. This program is not offered on the 5th Tuesday of the month. This program is funded, in part, by the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program, Public Health Agency of Canada.
To register: 613-233-4443 ext. 2108.

Community Baby Weight CheckTuesdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you need to weigh your baby?  Centretown Community Health Centre is now offering a self-service baby weight station for babies birth—12 months of age.  This service is by appointment only.  Please note, this is not a medical appointment and a health care provider will not assess your baby’s weight. 

Virtual Tiny Toes PlaygroupWednesdays, 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Our virtual Tiny Toes Playgroup provides a welcoming space for parents and their infants birth  to  12 months.  It is an opportunity to:
– Enjoy stories and songs with your baby
– Connect with other families
– Receive information about parenting and community resources
– Support from staff
To receive the link for this weekly virtual session, please call 613-233-4443 x 2108.

Virtual Sing-along with IsabelleThursdays, 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Our weekly virtual French playgroup offers a welcoming environment for families and their children from birth-6 years of age.   It is an opportunity to:
– Enjoy French stories and songs
– Connect with other families
– Receive information about parenting and community resources
– Support from staff
To receive the link for these weekly virtual sessions, please call 613-233-4443 x 2108.

Virtual Dynamic DuoSaturdays, 9:30 am – 10:15 am
– September 26, 2020
– October 24, 2020
– November 21, 2020
– December 12, 2020
Attention all dads, grandpas and uncles. Come and join us online for a playful morning of fun and discovery! Dynamic Duo virtual playgroup is for men and their children birth to six years old.
To receive the link for this virtual session, please call 613-233-4443 x 2108.

SCHEDULED WORKSHOPS

Virtual Learning Through Play WorkshopTuesday, September 15, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Are you interested in how your child can learn to make sense of the world around them through play? Come join us online to learn about different play-based activities that are age appropriate, creative and fun!
To register: 613-233-4443 ext. 2108.

Story Stroll Mondays, 10:45 – 11:30am
Session 1: September 21, 28 and October 5
Session 2: October 12, 19 and 26, 10:45 – 11:30am

Join us each week (rain or shine) for a walk and a story time adventure! Families are asked to bring their children in strollers or wagons so they can safely focus on the story and the scenery. We will share a story and a song along the way. Then we will send you home with a craft to do!
Adults will be asked to wear their masks and maintain social distancing.
To register: 613-233-4443 x 2108. If you have any questions, contact lsnow@centretownchc.org

Feeding Your Baby – Tuesday, September 29, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come and learn more about feeding your baby from 6 to 12 months. Virtual Group. Topics will include:
– When and how to introduce foods to your baby
– Healthiest foods and drinks for baby
– Prevention of food allergies
– Learn how to make your own baby food
– And more!
To register: 613-233-4443 ext. 2108.

Little Chefs – Thursday October 20, 4:30 – 5:30pm
An online cooking class for children ages 4 to 6 and their families. Come make a yummy and healthy meal together! A ‘make your own’ chef hat craft and resource bag will be provided.
To receive the link for this virtual session, please call 613-233-4443 x 2108.

Virtual Baby songs and signs Monday November 9, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Why is music important?
Music provides a unique opportunity for babies to learn new words and sounds. Whether the children are singing, playing, or listening, Playing instruments and adding movement to some songs encourages the children to be engaged and happy.
To register, call 613-233-4443 ext. 2108 or email to iculot@centretownchc.org