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KUNGFU AND LION DANCING CLASS
Time to get out and enjoy the sunshine with Chung's Arts Academy. The class will involve Kung Fu Techniques, lion dancing moves and drumming/musical aspect of the dance. This class will be taught by one of the studio teachers.
Our energetic class is filled with lots of culture and education. Parents are invited to participate or watch at a distance. Classes are social distanced and any equipment used will be sanitized.
Dates/Time: June 26-July 31 (6 weeks), 10am & 11am
Cost: Members only $130 per child. // Non-members - $140
Join Shirley for a pop-up baby music class! This class is suitable for ages 0 to 4, and each class involves rhythm exploration using percussion instruments, live music, and dance party with bubbles! The classes will be about 45-60 minutes including free outdoor play, music, and snacks/mingling time.
Health & Safety Measures
Date/Time: June 28-July 26, Mondays, 1pm
Cost: $80 for 5 weeksPayment: Please do not submit payment until you've received an e-mail from us to proceed to ensure the class will go ahead.
Location: Dunmurray Blvd (Warden/Sheppard/Finch). Exact location will be in the confirmation e-mail.
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It’s never too early to save for your child’s education with an RESP
Do you know how an Registered Education Savings Plan can help you plan for your child’s future education? Join us for an interactive session to learn why an RESP is the best way to plan your child’s journey from diapers to diplomas!
We’ll have an RESP specialist from Knowledge First Financial on hand to explain:
TEST your RESP knowledge to win!
Join us for an interactive Kahoots game with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners.Get ready to play by downloading the Kahoot app on your phone or going to www.kahoot.it. You will be given a special PIN at showtime!
This event will take place online and you will need Zoom to attend. Please note the zoom link and details in your email confirmation and reminder email.
Self-Reg Parenting is an online course that shows parents how to apply Shanker Self-Reg® in their day-to-day parenting. Whether you are taking this course for yourself or to support the parents you work for you can take this online course at a time that works for you.
The Self-Reg Parenting Program, delivered through TMC’s e-School, explains the principles of Shanker Self-Reg®, and practical ways parents can use Self-Reg to:
Love Builds Brains:As we navigate parenting and the pandemic, we want to explore what parents and professionals can do to support infant and children mitigate the negative impacts.This presentation explores the developing brain and the crucial role relationships with others play in healthy development. Relationships that are warm, responsive, and predictable help our children thrive, relationships that generate intense stress can harm the developing brain. This workshop is geared towards parents with children aged 0-4 and those who work with parents of children ages 0-4.About Dr. Jean Clinton
Jean M Clinton BMus MD FRCP(C) Clinical Professor McMaster University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Dr. Jean Clinton is a Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster, division of Child Psychiatry. She is on staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital with cross appointments in Pediatrics and Family Medicine, and an Associate in the Department of Child Psychiatry at Sick Children’s Hospital. She is a Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy, as well as a Zero to Three Academy Fellow since 2013. She has been a consultant to children and youth mental health programs, child welfare, and primary care for over 30 years. Dr. Clinton was appointed as an education advisor to the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Education 2014 - 2018.
Dr. Clinton is renowned nationally and internationally as an advocate for children’s issues. Her special interest lies in brain development, and the crucial role relationships and connectedness play. Jean champions the development of a national, comprehensive child well-being strategy including a system of early learning and care for all young children and their families. She is equally committed to ensuring that children’s and youths’ needs and voices are heard and respected.
Dr. Clinton has also authored her first book, Love Builds Brains which can be ordered online through Tall Pines Press, on Amazon and in book stores everywhere.
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