Acorn Whats On September 2012

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					                                                                                               September 2012

    10.30 – 11.00                                                                 10.00-12.00
                               11.00-12.00              10.00-11.30           New Parents Group              10.00-11.30
  Baby and Toddler                                     Toddler Time                                        Creative Play
         time                 Beyond Birth                                         Four week
                         For families from birth    6months – 2years         programme – please         Activities for children
 At Halstead Library                               Activities for children                             from 2 years and time
(supported by Acorn       to 6 months every                                  contact your Health
                                  week             and time for singing         Visitor for more             for singing
CC staff 1st Monday
    of the month)                                                                 information
                                 11.00                                       Starts 13th September       Friends of Acorn
   Incredible Years                                                                                    Come and share your
  Parenting course          Keen to Wean
                            6th November                                                                    views at our
 Contact the centre                                                                                     parent/carer focus
for more information     With the community
                            nursery nurse                                                                      group
 Please note there is                                                                                    28th September
     not a crèche
  available with this

    Mums Matter                                                                     2.00-4.00                  1.30-3.00
   A 12 week self-                                                              Well Baby clinic              Twintastic
esteem programme               3.00-5.30                 Buggy walk                                    Stay and play session
                              FAST group             Please contact the          Health Visitor in
    by invitation                                                                  attendance             for multiple birth
                           An invitation only        centre if you would                                        families
                                                   like to take part in an    1st and 3rd Thursday
       3.30-5.00                session
                                                       organized walk        6th September & 20th
 Play and support for
families with SEN or a                                   1.00-5.30
                                                        FAST group                  2.00-3.00
                                                     An invitation only      Breastfeeding Group
     Stay and Play                                        session            2nd and 4th Thursday
alongside new baby                                                             Peer supporter in
         clinic                                                                 attendance for
 2nd and 4th Monday                                                               information
 2- 4 pm at Halstead
                      Other Information

 Labour Day at Halstead Hospital – Children’s Centre staff
available to offer information about local services available
     at the Children’s Centre- 1st Saturday of the month
          Safer Places domestic abuse support:
  Weekly sessions available; please contact staff for more
      Information Advice and Guidance – If you require
 assistance with CV writing or planning your future career,
  the Workers Education Advisor will be available to assist
     you; Please ask at Acorn to book an appointment

              Courses run by Family Learning:
“Assertive relationships”: please contact centre to put your
name down; “confident children”: please contact centre
                   to put your name down
 Santa’s Workshop- Wednesday 19th December PM (time
   TBC) please contact centre to put your name down

        Outreach Drop-in at Parkfields Pre-School:
                20th September at 12.00

             Free from Acorn Children’s Centre:
 A wide selection of leaflets, the parents guide to money,
Sure start book packs 1 & 3, books and resources to borrow
Jobcentre Plus Board With information on returning to work
     and local vacancies, plus info on volunteering
    Childminders- workshops coming soon to support
excellence in childminding, please contact the centre for

                        Acorn Children’s Centre
                             Beridge Road
                            Essex CO9 1JH

                   01787 477162

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