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Scroll down for calendars, times and locations of Drop-In programs (0-6 years)

(Special events are also listed in the Program Guide


Chatham: Queen Elizabeth II P.S., 79 Eugenie St.    

Click to open Chatham's JULY Calendar / Chatham's AUGUST Calendar

   EarlyON Drop-In:

  • Tues: 9:00-12:00 / Baby Play & Learn (0-12 months only) 1:30-3:00  
  • Wed: 9:00-12:00
  • Thurs: 9:00-12:00 & 1:30-7:30pm
  • Fri: 9:00-12:00
  • Sat: 9:00-12:00
    Public Health Unit Programming:
  • Baby Weigh-In (12:30-2:00pm) every Friday

     Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Chatham:

  • Aug 22: Discovering Math: Hula Hoop Style! 5:00-6:00pm
  • Aug 24: Bathing Beauties - bring your dolly!
  • Aug 28: Build it UP, Knock it DOWN!
  • Aug 30: Family Read Aloud 11:00am
  • Aug 31: Sorry, we're CLOSED.

Blenheim: W.J. Baird P.S., 182 King St.    

Click to open: Blenheim's JULY Calendar / Blenheim's AUGUST Calendar

EarlyON Drop-In:

  • Tuesdays: 9:00-12:00
  • Thursdays: 9:00-12:00, Baby Play & Learn (0-12 months only) 1:30-3:00  
  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:00) on the FIRST Thursday of each month
  • Building Healthy Babies (1:30-3:30pm) on the SECOND Tuesday of each month 

      Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Blenheim:

  • Aug 30: Parachute Play

Dresden: Lambton Kent Composite School, 231 St. George St. N.   

Click to open Dresden's JULY Calendar / Dresden's AUGUST Calendar

    EarlyON Drop-In:

  • Mondays: 9:00-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:00am) on the SECOND Monday of each month

   Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Dresden:

  • Aug 19: Transient Art with Loose Parts!

Pain Court: École Secondaire de Pain Court, 14 rue Notre Dame

    EarlyON Drop-In / ON y va:

  Upcoming  EarlyON / ON y va Events in Pain Court:

  • Open House.JPG27 août: ON y va à la cuisine

Ridgetown: St. Michael's Catholic School, 25 Maple St.  

   EarlyON Drop-In:

  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00
     NOTE: St. Michael's is UNDER CONSTRUCTION!!!
Due to construction, our EarlyON Centre will be closed until Aug 9, reopening Aug. 16. Please meet us instead at Watson Grove Park, York St. (Covered Pavillion) Rain or Shine!

    Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:00) on The FOURTH Friday of each month

      Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Ridgetown:

  • Aug 16: One More Day at Watson Grove Park - back at St. Michaels next week!
  • Aug 30: "It's Freezin!" Excavating Ice Experience.

Thamesville: 90 Graham St.

Click to open Thamesville's JULY Calendar / Thamesville's AUGUST Calendar

    EarlyON Drop In:

  • Wednesdays: 9:15-12:00 and 1:30-4:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:00) on The THIRD Wednesday of each month

      Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Thamesville:

  • Aug 21: Guest: CK Public Health Nurse 10:00-11:00

Click to open Tilbury's July Calendar.JPG / Tilbury's AUGUST Calendar

    EarlyON Drop-In:

  • Mondays / Lundi: 9:00-12:00am On Y va - Bilingual Mondays!
  • Tuesdays: 9:00-12:00
  • Wednesdays 1:30-5:00
  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:00) on The First Tuesday of each month 
  • Building Healthy Babies (1:00-3:00) on the First Thursday of each month

      Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Tilbury:

  • Aug 26: Journée champêtre 10:00-11:30am - EarlyON's outside Play area. Click to Register!
  • Aug 28: "Where's the Math in That"? Ramps

Wallaceburg: St. Elizabeth C.S., 1350 Bertha St.

Click to open Wallaceburg's JULY Calendar /  Wallaceburg's AUGUST Calendar

    EarlyON Drop-In:  *NEW HOURS!!!*

  • Tuesdays: 5:30-7:30pm
  • Wednesdays: 9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:30  
  • Thursdays: 10:00-11:30 - Baby Play & Learn - 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursdays)
  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00

     Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:30) Every Monday
  • As Parent and Baby Grow (10:00-11:30am) on the SECOND and FOURTH Thursday of each month

      Upcoming Drop-In Events in Wallaceburg:

  • Aug 21: Tin Can Drums during Family Circle

Wheatley's 'Forest EarlyON' Program: Click to Register! 

Summer in the Forest: Join us every Wednesday in July and August, 10:00-11:30 at 2 Creeks Conservation Area!

About Us

EarlyON Child and Family Centres are free and welcoming places to spend time with your children from birth to age 6. 

 When you come to EarlyON Drop-In programs, you'll find:

  • Children learning, playing,  and making friends
  • Parents exploring and learning with their children in safe, healthy, and engaging play
  • Support, friendship, advice, and connections to other community services

Come out and meet the Early Years Educator in your community and experience the free quality programming we have to offer you and your family.

EarlyON is here to serve Chatham-Kent's families.  If you have any compliments or suggestions about our services, we would be happy to hear from you!  

Email CKearlyon@chatham-kent.ca or call the EarlyON Supervisor, Carrie Myers, at 519.351.1228 x 2311

The EarlyON Child and Family Centre is operated by the Municipality of Chatham Kent and funded by the Ministry of Education. 

For more information, contact us at:  CKearlyon@chatham-kent.ca     519.351.1228 x 2429

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