Family Playtime Drop-in (Downtown)

Are you looking for ways to meet other people with babies and young children in your community? Are you seeking out things to do with your child outside the home?

Join us in our new location for play and early learning programming for your little ones that has no cost, and no pre-registration…. simply show up with your child (parent participation is required)!

Enjoy connecting with other families and chatting with our staff at New Westminster Family Place (112-960 Quayside Drive) for crafts and activities, free play and circle time. Whether you need someone to talk with or if you need any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

*Remember if you or your child are feeling unwell, have a cough, sniffles, or a runny nose, please stay home.

Family Playtime Drop-in (Downtown) with special musical guest, Miss Lori!

Are you looking for ways to meet other people with babies and young children in your community? Are you seeking out things to do with your child outside the home?

Join us in our new location for play and early learning programming for your little ones that has no cost, and no pre-registration…. simply show up with your child (parent participation is required)!

Today we are joined by Early Childhood Educator with a musical twist, Miss Lori!

Enjoy connecting with other families and chatting with our staff at New Westminster Family Place (112-960 Quayside Drive) for crafts and activities, free play and circle time. Whether you need someone to talk with or if you need any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

*Remember if you or your child are feeling unwell, have a cough, sniffles, or a runny nose, please stay home.

Family Playtime Drop-in (Downtown)

Are you looking for ways to meet other people with babies and young children in your community? Are you seeking out things to do with your child outside the home?

Join us in our new location for play and early learning programming for your little ones that has no cost, and no pre-registration…. simply show up with your child (parent participation is required)!

Enjoy connecting with other families and chatting with our staff at New Westminster Family Place (112-960 Quayside Drive) for crafts and activities, free play and circle time. Whether you need someone to talk with or if you need any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

*Remember if you or your child are feeling unwell, have a cough, sniffles, or a runny nose, please stay home.

Family Playtime Drop-in (Downtown)

Are you looking for ways to meet other people with babies and young children in your community? Are you seeking out things to do with your child outside the home?

Join us in our new location for play and early learning programming for your little ones that has no cost, and no pre-registration…. simply show up with your child (parent participation is required)!

Enjoy connecting with other families and chatting with our staff at New Westminster Family Place (112-960 Quayside Drive) for crafts and activities, free play and circle time. Whether you need someone to talk with or if you need any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

*Remember if you or your child are feeling unwell, have a cough, sniffles, or a runny nose, please stay home.

Intercultural Festival

Join us at this FREE resource fair for newcomer families! This year’s theme is “Drumming around the world”, and you can expect children’s activities, entertainment, food, and resources you can use!
Saturday June 3rd 11:00-1:00 PM at the New Westminster Welcome Centre (820 Sixth street)

The Hidden Gift of Tantrums with author Bridgett Miller

Join us for an event that will teach you how to see the ‘gifts’ that tantrums offer to both the parent and the child. You’ll learn how to support your child (and yourself!) to grow through their tantrums and build a stronger relationship in the process. 

$10 per ticket, proceeds to Family Place

Register through Kinderbooks: http://ow.ly/Bbwx50OikKw

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

The parent-child Mother Goose program fosters positive attachment through the use of rhymes, chants, songs and stories to enhance positive parenting skills and to build peer and community supports.

As a national program, Parent-Child Mother Goose has been helping families and professionals across the country enhance the parent-child relationship for more than 20 years. We are excited to offer this program in New Westminster as a collaboration between Child Care Resources and Referrals and New Westminster Family Place have to families of children 0-3 years old.

This 8-week program will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build interactive communication between you and your young child
  • Develop skills and confidence for yourself and your child
  • Get to know other families in your community

Drop in @ Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Join us for play and early learning programming for your little ones!

Our drop in playtime is no cost and no pre-registration, parent participation for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy a chance to connect with other families over coffee and chat with our staff at the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre (85 Merivale street) for play and circle time. Whether you just need someone to talk with or if you are needing any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

The entrance to the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre is located at the back of Qayqayt Elementary School near the playground. Look for our banner when drop in programming is open.

*Remember that our drop ins are scent-free zones. If you or your child are feeling unwell, or have a cough, runny nose or sneezes, stay home.

Drop in @ Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Join us for play and early learning programming for your little ones!

Our drop in playtime is no cost and no pre-registration, parent participation for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy a chance to connect with other families over coffee and chat with our staff at the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre (85 Merivale street) for play and circle time. Whether you just need someone to talk with or if you are needing any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

The entrance to the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre is located at the back of Qayqayt Elementary School near the playground. Look for our banner when drop in programming is open.

*Remember that our drop ins are scent-free zones. If you or your child are feeling unwell, or have a cough, runny nose or sneezes, stay home.

Drop in @ Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Join us for play and early learning programming for your little ones!

Our drop in playtime is no cost and no pre-registration, parent participation for children 0-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy a chance to connect with other families over coffee and chat with our staff at the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre (85 Merivale street) for play and circle time. Whether you just need someone to talk with or if you are needing any extra support, our Family Support Workers are available to help you access the resources your family needs to thrive!

The entrance to the Qayqayt Neighbourhood Learning Centre is located at the back of Qayqayt Elementary School near the playground. Look for our banner when drop in programming is open.

*Remember that our drop ins are scent-free zones. If you or your child are feeling unwell, or have a cough, runny nose or sneezes, stay home.