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Family Centre Westminster

690 Osgoode Dr, London, Ontario | 519-649-1248
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July 2024
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Good Food Box Pick Up Date

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Jul 29

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jul 8, 15, 22, 29

Mondays in Motion: Compass Community Indoor Playgroup

9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Off-site event
Jul 8, 15, 22, 29

Infant Playgroup

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Jul 8, 15, 22, 29

Young Mom's Group

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 15, 22, 29, 8

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Snoezelen Room

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Westminster Wonders

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Jul 23, 30

Westminster: Off the Beaten Path

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Lights, Camera, Creativity!

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Registration Required
Jul 9, 23

Kinder Kickoff!

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 30

Good Food Box Order Date

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jul 24

PAIR Clinic

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 31

Play All Day Wednesdays: Day and Evening Indoor Playgroup

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Women's Support Group

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Registration Required
Jul 3, 10, 17

Nobody's Perfect

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Positive Play Space

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jul 31

Indoor Playgroup at Landon Public Library

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Off-site event
Jul 4, 11, 18, 25

Flavours of Empowerment: Collective Kitchen

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 4, 11, 18

Ukrainian Family Playgroup

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Jul 11, 25

Kinder Kickoff!

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 18

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jul 5, 12, 19, 26

Infant Hearing Program

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Required
Jul 5, 19

Messy Meadowgate: A Sensory Experience

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Off-site event
Jul 12, 19, 26

Saturday Snoezelen Room

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jul 13

Event Descriptions

Flavours of Empowerment: Collective Kitchen

Cook a meal together and enjoy lunch when it’s completed. Learn about Afrocentric cooking and the cultural meaning behind each food! Hosted by Families First CAPC partnering with Type Diabeat-it. Childminding, grocery cards and bus tickets provided!

Good Food Box Order Date

For groceries worth $25, pay exactly $14 for a box of healthy fresh produce delivered to the WFC. Call 519-649-1248 or drop in to order.

Good Food Box Pick Up Date

Pick up at the FCW if you ordered a Good Food Box. Order by dropping in or calling 519-649-1248 the previous week.

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

Join other families with children 6 and under to explore activities in the playroom, crafts, snack and circle time. Drop in!

Indoor Playgroup at Landon Public Library

Drop in to playgroup at Landon Branch London Public Library at 167 Wortley Rd. Songs, stories, activities and time to play with opened ended toys and materials is provided. Connect with our ECE's with questions too!

Infant Hearing Program

Hearing screening for all newborn infants in the hospital or in the community. By appointment only.

Infant Playgroup

A playgroup for parents and their non-mobile infants. Drop in for circle time, parent conversation and a different infant focused activity each week.

Kinder Kickoff!

Kinder Kickoff is a one time program that has a mini-Kindergarten experience. With several stations set up, your child will be able to learn different skills that will help prepare them for Junior Kindergarten. We have three dates to choose from so go ahead and pick the day that best suits your needs on Eventbrite!

Lights, Camera, Creativity!

A creative in-person program inspired by a story book. The program will be recorded and shared on social media families for all to enjoy. Register on Eventbrite: this program offers different activities each session and runs twice a month.

Messy Meadowgate: A Sensory Experience

This playgroup is for families with children 0 to 6 and runs outdoors at Meadowgate Park at 1165 Darnley Boulevard on Friday mornings! All families are welcome to drop in to enjoy outdoor activities, play, and circle time with our educators!

Mondays in Motion: Compass Community Indoor Playgroup

Indoor playgroup at Compass Church is at 345 Pond Mills Rd. This playgroup runs in the gym and offers so many opportunities to run, roll and play! A variety of activities will be provided; craft, sensory, gross motor, fine motor, dramatic play and more!

Nobody's Perfect

This is a 6-week series that occurs each Wednesday from June 26th to July 31st. Participants will receive a kit every week, going over each topic according to the book. Nobody’s Perfect is a facilitated parenting program for parents of children from birth to age five. At Nobody’s Perfect sessions, you can learn about your child’s feelings, behaviours, body, and safety as well as sharing what it is like to be a parent. This 6 session program is based on what you and other parents want to learn about.

PAIR Clinic

Maria from the the PAIR Clinic with Vanier Children's Services is here to provide support and referrals about your child's emotional development or young children's behavior.

Play All Day Wednesdays: Day and Evening Indoor Playgroup

We are open all day for drop in on Wednesdays! Join other families with children 6 and under to explore activities in the playroom, crafts and circle time. Drop in! Light dinner provided!

Positive Play Space

Positive Play Space is an indoor EarlyON playgroup for all families, including 2SLGBTQIA+ folks. This program will run on the last Wednesday of the month (June 26, July 31) from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Enjoy family-affirming activities, crafts, songs, dinner inspired snacks and interactive Circle Time geared to children aged 0-6 years old and their families!

Saturday Snoezelen Room

The Snoezelen room uses music, lighting effects, gentle vibrations and tactile sensations which all provide opportunities for a unique sensory experience. This room provides a space where you can relax and have the opportunity to choose an activity at your own pace allowing for exploration, self-direction and fun. Book one or more 1 hour spaces for your family. Siblings welcome in the room or can be provided with other opportunities to keep them busy. This room is open to all who feel they could benefit from the Snoozelen environment.

Snoezelen Room

The Snoezelen room uses music, lighting effects, gentle vibrations and tactile sensations which all provide opportunities for a unique sensory experience. This room provides a space where you can relax and have the opportunity to choose an activity at your own pace allowing for exploration, self-direction and fun. Book one or more 1 hour spaces for your family. Siblings welcome in the room or can be provided with other opportunities to keep them busy. This room is open to all who feel they could benefit from the Snoozelen environment.

Story Saturday Playgroup - "I am Human"

Join us for Story Saturday playgroup for fun activities and special Circle Time reading "I am Human". Breakfast inspired snack provided!

Timeless Tunes: Intergenerational EarlyON Playgroup at Dearness Home

Join us at Dearness Home at 710 Southdale Rd. E. along with senior community members on the third Friday of each mont ,for an afternoon music & movement and play. Participants will have an opportunity to move and groove with new friends while creating music with shakers and more!

Ukrainian Family Playgroup

Drop into the playroom and meet other families for free play! Circle time will be in Ukrainian and a snack is provided! All families are welcome! Email Oleksandra at oromakhina@slnrc.ca with any questions.

Westminster Wonders

Westminster Wonders is a STEM program for families with children aged 2.5 to 6. Join us in making simple experiments, observations and learning together through play!

Westminster: Off the Beaten Path

This outdoor playgroup in Westminster Ponds, is located at 696 Wellington Rd. The playgroup runs in most weather and gives many opportunities to run, explore and discover the beauty of nature in our own backyard! Each session will start with a story and then we will head out to explore the forest, and do an activity inspired from the story we read. We will end our time together with an active song and story time!

Women's Support Group

Join our Women's Support Group! Women with children 0-6 are invited to our group to discuss parenting and healthy living, and wellness tips with other women and some fun activities too! Childminding, snacks, grocery cards and bus tickets provided. Registration required.

Young Mom's Group

Weekly program with fun activities, parenting support and information for young moms 14-24 and their infants/children. Free dinner, grocery cards and bus tickets provided.