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Family Centre Westminster

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

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
May 13, 27

Mondays in Motion: Compass Community Indoor Playgroup

9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Off-site event
May 13, 27

Little Learners

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Registration Required
May 13

Infant Playgroup

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
May 13, 27

Young Mom's Group

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Required
May 13, 27

Good Food Box Pick Up Date

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
May 28

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
May 14, 21, 28

Westminster Wiggles

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
May 14, 21, 28

Collective Kitchen

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration Required
May 14, 21, 28

Lights, Camera, Creativity!

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Registration Required
May 14, 28

Good Food Box Order Date

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
May 22

Snoezelen Room

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration Required
May 15

Women's Support Group

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Registration Required
May 15, 22

Little Learners

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Registration Required
May 15, 22

Positive Play Space

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
May 29

Indoor Playgroup at Landon Public Library

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
May 9, 16, 23, 30

Baby Connections

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registration Required
May 30

Ukrainian Family Playgroup

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
May 9, 23, 30

Westminster Outdoors: Off the Beaten Path

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Off-site event
May 9, 23, 30

BBQ Bites and Birthday Delights!

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
May 16

Indoor EarlyON Playgroup

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
May 10, 17, 24, 31

Infant Hearing Program

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Required
May 10, 24

London Children's Museum Indoor Playgroup

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
May 10, 17, 24, 31

Kids 1st Day

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
May 31

Little Learners

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Registration Required
May 17, 24, 10

Snoezelen Room

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
May 11

Little Chefs

6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
May 15, 22, 29

Event Descriptions

Baby Connections

Westminster Family Centre welcomes @Strong.Start.to.Reading Baby Connections® program. Designed specifically for parents/caring adults and babies, 6 to 12 months of age, this fun and engaging program helps families develop literacy and language skills with their babies. Each baby in the program receives a FREE take-home kit full of literacy materials and resources.

BBQ Bites and Birthday Delights!

Join us for BBQ bites and birthday delights! Westminster will be turning 7 years old. We will have lots of fun birthday inspired activities, face-painting and fun for children ages 0-6 years old. FREE halal hot dog dinner and cupcake decorating!

Collective Kitchen

Cook a meal together and enjoy lunch when it’s completed. Learn about nutrition, food budgeting and physical fitness. Hosted by Families First Community Action Program for Children.Childminding 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.

Kids 1st Day

Join us for three literacy based activities based off three books! We will have a simple snack cooking, art and science experiences! The cooking experience will be indoors at Family Centre Westminster and the art and science activities will be in Westminster park, by the blue portable. Look for the white tent!

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. May 14th - Dragons Love Tacos May 28th - Soul Sunday

Little Chefs

This course will bring kids into the kitchen and teach them not only great tasting recipes, but cooking fundamentals such as how to stay safe in a kitchen, measure ingredients, read recipes, and set a table. Hosted by City of London Recreation.

Little Learners

Little Learners is a CAPC program to play and learn as they prepare for Junior Kindergarten. FREE! Call 519-649-1248 to register. ****Program is currently full this year, but next year's sessions are open for children who are born in 2021 going into Junior Kindergarten in 2025.

London Children's Museum Indoor Playgroup

In partnership with our friends at the London Children's Museum we will be exploring and playing together each Friday morning indoors at the Museum at 21 Wharncliffe Rd S, London. FREE

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!

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 (April 24, May 29, 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!

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 - Mother's Day

Join us for a Saturday playgroup for a Mother's Day themed activity and snack!

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 Outdoors: 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!

Westminster Wiggles

Westminster Wiggles invites mobile infants (crawling/walking/cruising) to our active infant group. Participate in movement based songs and stories and explore gross motor opportunities such as the trampoline, climbing blocks, stepping stones, a ball pit, scooter boards, and foam blocks.

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.