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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 – 11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Day & Time: Friday, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Date:  January 19 (P.A. Day)

Ages: 9 – 11

Fee:  $39

January 19th, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Planets - our Solar System and exoplanets: a youth Astronomy presentation

Join Ian Wheelband of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for this engaging presentation, followed by a telescope viewing of the night sky (weather permitting). 

Day & Time:  Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 22

Ages:  11 - 16

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

February 22nd, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Language Development

Language Development with Stephanie Zawalicz & Jill McDermid, Registered Speech-Language Pathologists. Free information to learn

- the difference between speech and language

- typical language developmental milestones from ages 0-6

-how oral language skills relate to literacy and academic success

-the importance of story-telling

- promoting language development at home through various stages of development

 

November 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Triple P Parenting: Raising Confident, Competent Children, 2-part series

The values, skills and behavior to encourage in children are the choice of every parent. Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school and get on well with others when they develop certain life skills. These life skills include being respectful and considerate, communicating well with others, thinking positively and having healthy self-esteem, being a good problem solver, and becoming independent and able to do things for themselves. October 24 and November 29.

October 24th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Write for Rights: a OBOA event in collaboration with Amnesty International

Amnesty International works to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals by shining a light on rights abuses, calling for policy change and working to protect LGBTI human rights defenders.

Meet your local Amnesty International members (Newmarket/Aurora Chapter) for a drop-in letter-writing session and discover how the act of sending a simple postcard can free a political prisoner.

A OneBookOneAurora partnering event.

October 12th, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 -11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.

 Offered in partnership with St. John's Ambulance.

Friday October 20 (P.A. Day), 1 - 4 p.m.

$39  For ages 9 - 11.  Please register in advance.

October 20th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Speech Development

Speech Development with Stephanie Zawalicz, Speech-Language Pathologist. What is the difference between speech and language, how is speech produced, what is considered typical development for the English speech sounds, how can you help your child develop his/her speech sounds appropriately at home, and when is it time to seek professional help.

September 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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In Partnership with Ontario Early Years.

This program offers a straightforward and light hearted approach to teaching infants how to communicate using simple signs! Signing will help your child communicate basic needs before they can speak.

Mondays October 23-November 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Ages 0-12 months with a parent or caregiver.

Sorry, this program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Nov 13 2017 .
October 23rd, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
October 30th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
November 6th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
November 13th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Repeats

Sing & Sign for Infants - Fall 2017

In Partnership with Ontario Early Years.

This program offers a straightforward and light hearted approach to teaching infants how to communicate using simple signs! Signing will help your child communicate basic needs before they can speak.

Mondays October 23-November 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Ages 0-12 months with a parent or caregiver.

Sorry, this program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

November 13th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Sing & Sign for Infants - Fall 2017

In Partnership with Ontario Early Years.

This program offers a straightforward and light hearted approach to teaching infants how to communicate using simple signs! Signing will help your child communicate basic needs before they can speak.

Mondays October 23-November 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Ages 0-12 months with a parent or caregiver.

Sorry, this program is full. Please call 905-727-9494 ext 280 to be added to the waiting list.

November 6th, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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