Do you have a child 8 years or older who wants to work on his/her swimming strokes? Then sign up for one, two, three or all four of these specialized stroke clinics. Only a few days left to register! Schedule: Freestyle: Tuesday, May 28 Backstroke: Wednesday, May 29 Butterfly: Thursday, May 30 Breaststroke: Friday, May 31 Times: Ages 8-11: 6:00pm Ages 12+: 7:00pm Location: Bohn Pool Instructor: Bill Esterline
Getting books into all children’s hands is the goal of Lenawee Great Start’s new Book Basket initiative. Research shows that children who have access to books and are read to are more prepared for school. Lenawee Great Start is launching Book Baskets at various sites throughout the county.
Raisin Charter Township is hosting "Spring Into Action" at Mitchell Park (corner of Gady Rd. and Green Hwy in Tecumseh) on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 4 PM. The event is free and there will be age-appropriate family events for everyone to enjoy an hour of physical activity, including inflatable jumping. Bike riders will receive a free tune-up. For info call the township office at 423-3162.
The Michigan State Police Jackson Post, in conjunction with the Monroe Post, will host a FREE car seat check and distribution at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds, 602 N. Dean St, Adrian, MI on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will check car seats and provide education and instruction on proper use and installation.Through a grant from the Office of Highway Safety Planning, new car seats will be available, FREE OF CHARGE, to children found to be in need of one. Child must be present and in a vehicle.
The Great Start Connect website can help you find quality child care and preschools for your child anywhere in Michigan. Visit GreatStartConnect.org and click on the "Find child Care & Preschools" tab. You can search for a variety of child care and preschool options, as well as search by zip code or location. Try it out!
Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal at Promedica Bixby Hospital on Saturday, April 27 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Pills, liquids and sharps will be accepted. Sponsored by Lenawee Sheriff's office, Promedica, Hudson Pharmacy, and the Lenawee Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.
On Sunday, April 28, the YMCA of Lenawee County and Adrian College are partnering to celebrate the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® with a free community event held in the Merillat Sports & Fitness Center at Adrian College. This event is for kids in grades K-6 and will feature fun, food and fitness activities--including dodgeball, soccer, basketball, track & field festivities, an obstacle course, and more! YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families and to help them get a jump on creating a healthier summer.
Adrian Parks & Recreation along with the YMCA of Lenawee County are partnering together to offer the premier youth soccer league in Lenawee County. The primary focus is to create a fun experience for children and their families while teaching the fundamentals of soccer & emphasizing character development. Programs available for ages 3 to 14 years.
Did you know that on the Lenawee Great Start website you can do a developmental screening with your child called the Ages and Stages Questionnaire? It is for children birth - 5 and looks at several different milestone areas including communication, fine-motor, and social-emotional development to name a few of the categories. Parents will answer several questions about their child and choose a response of yes, no, or maybe. Some questions you may already know the answer to, but some you may want to see if you child can do a particular skill. The following is a list of household items tha
Local school districts continue with registration for students entering Kindergarten this fall. If your child will turn 5 years old by November, 1, 2013, you should register now. Dates for local Kindergarten Round-ups are below; if you have missed a date, don't worry--you can still contact the district office to make an appointment. You will need to bring the child's official birth certificate and immunization record and proof of your residency such as a utility bill (driver's license is not acceptable).