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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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR EVENTS!

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

Click to open Chatham's AUGUST Calendar  / Chatham's SEPTEMBER 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 28: Build it UP, Knock it DOWN!
  • Aug 30: Family Read Aloud 11:00am
  • Aug 31: Sorry, we're CLOSED.
  • Sept 3: Screen Talk at Baby Play & Learn (1:30)
  • Sept 4: EVERY WEDNESDAY: Taste our garden veggies!
  • Sept 7: Ramps Galore!
  • Sept 11: Meet and Greet with the Big Yellow Bus!
  • Sept 13: Family Read-Aloud: Tap the Magic Tree
  • Sept 17: GAK! What are tier two words?
  • Sept 19: Making Natural Paint Brushes
  • Sept 21: BRIGHT BEGINNINGS EXPO For Infants and Toddlers 9:30-12:00 Click to Register!
  • Sept 24: Sound Experience: The Guitar - at Baby Play & Learn, 1:30-3:00
  • Sept 27: "Let's Talk" Special Guest - Public Health Nurse 10:00-12:00

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

Click to open: Blenheim's AUGUST Calendar  / Blenheim's SEPTEMBER 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
  • Sept 6: Every FRIDAY: Messy Mixers!
  • Sept 12: Guest: CK Public Health - Baby Massage 1:45-2:30
  • Sept 17: Family Read Aloud 11:30
  • Sept 24: Kidnasium / Bougeons! Let's Get Moving! (ages 2-6 years) 5:30-7:00pm Click to Register!
  • Sept 26: Guest: Dental Hygienist 1:45-2:30 (during Baby Play & Learn)

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

Click to open Dresden's AUGUST Calendar / Dresden's SEPTEMBER 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:

  • Sept 2: SORRY, CLOSED for Labour Day
  • Sept 16: "Sticky Fingers" Creating with tape

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

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EarlyON Drop-In / ON y va:

  Upcoming  EarlyON / ON y va Events in Pain Court:

  • 27 août: ON y va à la cuisine
  • 10 Sept: Éveillons nos sens
  • 17 Sept: Visite: Ortophoniste 9h30 - 10h30
  • 25 Sept: SOIRÉE PORTES OUVERTES! RSVP ICI! 




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

   EarlyON Drop-In:

  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00

    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 30: "It's Freezin!" Excavating Ice Experience.
  • Sept 6: Sensory Play: Splish, Splash & Squirt
  • Sept 13: Little Picasso's - Let's Explore Water Colour Painting
  • Sept 20: Inviting Wonder with Loose Parts Play
  • Sept 27: Mother Goose at the Ridgetown Library 1:30-2:30pm Click to Register!

Thamesville: 90 Graham St.

Click to open Thamesville's AUGUST Calendar  /  Thamesville's SEPTEMBER 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:

  • Sept 4: Roll, spin, turn, and more! 1:30-4:00
  • Sept 11: Guest: Speech Language pathologist 10:00-11:00
  • Sept 25: Sing a Story 10:00

Click to open Tilbury's AUGUST Calendar / Tilbury's SEPTEMBER 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 28: "Where's the Math in That"? Ramps
  • Sept 2: SORRY, CLOSED.
  • Sept 10: Tea Time
  • Sept 12: Bougeons! Kidnasium - Active Gym Time (ages 2-6) 5:30-7:00pm Click to Register!
  • Sept 13: Story Time with the Librarian
  • Sept 16: Emplier haut!
  • Sept 17: Special Guest: Public Health Nurse 10:00-11:00am
  • Sept 18: Pendulum Pandemonium 
  • Sept 24: Boxes Galore!
  • Sept 24: Pain Court: SOIRÉE PORTES OUVERTES! RSVP ICI! 
  • Sept 27: Build a Fort
  • Sept 30: KABOOM!

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

Click to open Wallaceburg's JULY Calendar /  Wallaceburg's AUGUST Calendar  /  Wallaceburg's SEPTEMBER 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)
  • NEW! Thursday afternoons: 3:30-5:30 
  • 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:

  • Sept 5: "Totally Tubular" During our NEW drop-in hours (3:30-5:30pm)
  • Sept 6: Let's Make Hummus
  • Sept 11: Box Play
  • Sept 19: The OWL Strategy when reading to your baby
  • Sept 24: "Dear ZOO" Make & Take your own book!
  • Sept 26: "Roots to Branches" at Fairfield Park - Click for Map - intergenerational program (10:30-11:30am) Click to Register!

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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