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  • Sunday, June 21, 2015 9:40 PM | Deleted user

    2015 Greenbox Program

    June 8 - July 17, 2015
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

    The Greenbox is a free supervised craft and activity program designed for children 5-12 years of age. With the exception of Bleser Park, which will be staffed Tuesdays-Fridays, the Greenbox locations will be staffed two days each week with two attendants who will assist participants with the activities. Please check below for the days your Greenbox will be staffed. Children must have a permission form signed by parent/guardian and this is available at the Greenbox on your first visit.

    OPEN TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT:
    Bleser Park - 32800 Electric Blvd.
    Get your 2015 Crafts Calendar HERE.

    OPEN TUESDAY & THURSDAYS ONLY AT:
    Eastview School - 230 Lear Rd.
    Westview School - 155 Moore Rd.
    Belle Road Park - 360 Armour Rd.
    Resetar Park - 31755 Electric Blvd.
    Get your 2015 Crafts Calendar HERE

    OPEN WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS ONLY AT:
    Inwood Park - 347 Inwood Blvd.
    Sunset Park - Division Rd. & Stoneybrook 
    Overlook Park - Oakwood Dr. & Forest Blvd.
    Wedgewood Park - Wedgewood & Jaycox
    Get your 2015 Crafts Calendar HERE.

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:33 PM | Deleted user
    Don't forget to stop by Divine Scoops today sometime between 3:00 and 9:00! Mention the ALECPTA and a percentage of sales will go back to our group.


  • Monday, May 04, 2015 11:29 AM | Deleted user

    Princess Ballet 3-5years; 5-8 years; $45

    • June 22, 23, 25
      • 3-5 years:
         
        9:15-10:15am OR 5:30-6:30pm
      • 5-8 years: 7-8pm
    • July 20, 21, 23
      • 3-5 years: 9:15-10:15am OR 5:30-6:30pm
      • 5-8 years: 7-8pm
    • August 10, 11, 13
      • 3-5 years: 9:15-10:15am OR 5:30-6:30pm
      • 5-8 years: 7-8pm
    Princess Babies: 18 months-3 years; $30
    • June 26, 27: 9-10am OR 5:30-6:30pm
    • July 24, 25: 9-10am OR 5:30-6:30pm
    • August 14, 15: 9-10am OR 5:30-6:30pm
    For more information: http://www.missjacqui.com

     
    9:15-10:15am OR 5:30-6:30pm9:15-10:15am OR 5:30-6:30pm
  • Monday, May 04, 2015 11:11 AM | Deleted user

    Little Learners Preschool in Bay Village is holding a public Open House on Monday, May 11th, 4-7pm. Stop in, see the school, meet the teachers, and hear about all the wonderful things for the upcoming school year. Kids are welcome!

     
     
    http://www.littlelearnersps.net

    Little Learners is a privately owned, Christian influenced preschool in Bay Village, Ohio and housed inside of St. Barnabas Church on Bradley Road. 

  • Monday, April 27, 2015 10:16 PM | Deleted user
    PICTURETAKERS photography studio and gallery is looking to expand it's photography ideas for girls ages 3-8. Call the studio today at 440-871-1980 and receive a complimentary session (value $99.00). Limited sessions available this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, April 28-30.  
     
    www.thepicturetakers.com
  • Monday, April 27, 2015 10:11 PM | Deleted user

    There are 5 slots OPEN for Spring Tball Tuesday nights at 615. When it's full, Preschool Sports will open another night (need at least 12 to run the program). Follow the link below to register. 

    Also, if you are interested in registering your child for a one-week soccer camp this summer, please email your interest to Coach Craig at Preschoolsportsorg@gmail.com. He is gauging interest in the camp.

    Tot T-Ball Registration
    (Ages 3 - 5)

    Spring Session:
    Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15pm; May 19-June 16
    Summer Session: 
    Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15pm;  
    June 24-July 22

    WHERE: Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 32801 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012

    NEW SUMMER OFFERING
    WHEN: Tuesdays, 10-11am

    WHERE: Westview Elementary School, 155 Moore Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012 (Baseball Diamond)

    OVERVIEW: Designed to introduce children to the game of T-ball in a non-competitive environment through repetition and teamwork in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. 
    • Covering the basics of the game.
    • Utilizing color-coded cones at each base for identification purposes. 
    • Utilizing age-appropriate equipment, including whiffle balls and foam bats.  
    • Each child bats and runs the bases at least once each game. 

    www.preschoolsports.org

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:11 PM | Deleted user

    Join the ALECPTA Team on Saturday May 2 in the March for Babies at Cedar Point. Registration begins at 8:30am with the 3 mile walk beginning at 10:00am.

    When you walk in March for Babies, you give hope to nearly half a million babies born too soon each year. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies. And it funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies. We’ve been walking since 1970 and have raised an incredible $2.3 billion to benefit all babies.

    This year, families are also invited to stay at Castaway Bay in Sandusky Friday night for a rate of $119 (not including tax) or Saturday night for a rate of $149 (not including tax.) These prices include hotel room as well as passes to the water park. Water park passes are good for the full day of check in as well as the full day of check out. To get the special rate, mention that you are doing the March of Dimes walk when you reserve your room.

    To register, go to www.marchforbabies.org and register for the Great Lakes Walk-Cedar Point. You can find our team under Avon Lake Early Childhood PTA. Any walker that raises at least $200 will earn a ticket for Cedar Point.

    If you have any questions please contact Nicole Roth or Dawn Crannis.


  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015 9:22 PM | Deleted user

    With so many Summer Camp and Summer Activity options available, many parents can be overwhelmed with the process of choosing one or more for their child. For the first time, the Avon Early Childhood PTA (AECPTA) is helping parents simplify their search by offering a Summer Camp/Activity Fair on Apr. 14 immediately following the club’s General Meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at Avon Heritage North Elementary School (35575 Detroit Road).

    Summer Camps from Avon, Avon Lake, Westlake and other surrounding communities will be in attendance:  

    • Avon Montessori Academy (Avon)
    • Little Gym of Avon (Avon)
    • Pembroke Kids (Avon Lake)
    • Preschool Sports (Avon, Avon Lake)
    • Music Therapy Enrichment Center (Westlake)
    • Avon Soccer (Avon)
    • Avon Pool (Avon)
    • Bricks 4 Kids (Westlake) 
    • The Girl Scouts (Avon) 
    • KinderCare of Avon (Avon)
    • Primrose School of Avon (Avon)
    • French Creek Family YMCA (Avon)  
    • Olmsted Performing Arts
    • Great Lakes Gymnastics (Avon Lake)
    • Lorain County Metroparks
    • Great Lakes Science Center
    • Beulah Beach Camp (Vermillion)
    • Math Wizard
    • Kreation Station
    • Sky Zone

    Although representatives will not be present, information will be available for the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center (Bay Village) and Avon Parks & Rec.

    The Avon Early Childhood PTA Summer Camp/Activity Fair is open to the public. “This is a fantastic event, simply because it not only provides attendees the opportunity to check out local Summer Camps/Activities all inone room, but also provides the opportunity to speak with a representative from the organizations,” said Lisa Butkowski, AECPTA Vice President of Programming. 

  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015 9:21 PM | Deleted user

    The Avon Early Childhood PTA Spring Kid’s Kloset resale event will be held Apr. 18 at Avon High School (37545 Detroit Road, Avon). 

    The Early Bird sale ($5 admission fee) is from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. General sale ($2 admission fee) hours are from 9 a.m. to noon.   

    The Kid’s Kloset is a resale event featuring gently used infant and children’s clothes, toys, furniture, baby equipment, maternity clothes and much more. Enjoy shopping from many individual sellers all in one convenient location.  A bake sale also is planned for the event. For more information, visit www.avonecpta.org or email kidskloset@avonecpta.org. 

  • Friday, April 03, 2015 5:56 PM | Deleted user

    Dean's Secret Garden Kid's Club!

    Dean's is SO excited about our kid's program. Pre-schoolers can come out and play in our kiddie corner anytime during business hours. We also have organized classes coming up! All classes are free, play is free too. Registration is required for classes. Call 440-871-2050.

    4/6 2PM The Amazing Seed- kids will learn about the magic of seeds, and take home a jar with one to grow.

    4/13 2PM- Red Wigglers. What do those little worms do with apple peels, coffee grounds and other leftovers? Learn about the power of worms!

    4/22- 11AM Earth Day- Let's talk about ecosystems (on a kiddie level), and make a small craft to celebrate taking care of the Earth.

    4/24- Arbor Day. Let's talk about the magnificent tree. Kids will take home a sapling. Registration limited.



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