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

(also in pg. 2 of the Program Guide)


EarlyON now provides nutritious snacks during our drop-in programs!



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

Click to open Chatham's July calendar

   Drop-In:

  • Mon, Tues, Wed: 9:00-12:00
  • Tues: Baby Play & Learn (0-12 months only) 1:30-3:00  
  • Thurs: 9:00-12:00 & 3:30-7:30pm
  • Fri: 9:00-12:00
  • Sat: 9:00-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh-In (10:00-11:30am) every Friday
  • Building Healthy Babies (2:30-4:30pm) every Wednesday 
  • Post Partum Mood Disorder Support Group (1:00-2:30pm) every Wednesday. (Please Register: 519-352-7270x2903)

     Upcoming Drop-In Events in Chatham:

  • July 1: Sorry, Program closed for Canada Day.
  • July 3: Librarian Visit at Baby Play & Learn 1:30-3:00 pm.
  • July 5: Outdoor Water Adventures 10 am.
  • July 10: Librarian Visit 10 am.
  • July 11: Music from our younger years. Share songs from YOUR childhood starts at 10:30 am.
  • July 12: Come and meet the CK Community Navigators at 4:30 pm.
  • July 14: Chalk it up to a good time! Homemade sidewalk chalk at 10:00 am.
  • July 16: Outdoor Obstacle Fun. Let's crawl, jump & run at 10:30 am. 
  • July 17: Come and meet the CK Community Navigators at 10:00 am.
  • July 19: Snuggle Puppy! Bring in your cuddly stuffed puppy for an interactive singing circle 11 am and 6:30 pm.
  • July 23: Parachute Games at 10:30 am.
  • July 24: Schema Exploration: "Scattering" 10:00 am and during Baby Play & Learn.
  • July 26: Twilight Tales - wear your PJ's for a special story time at 6:30 pm.
  • July 27: Slippery Sensory Slime at 10:00 am.
  • July 31: Bonkers for Books with special guest Miss Karen at 1:30 pm. During Baby Play & Learn.

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

Click to open Blenheim's July calendar

    Drop-In:

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

    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 Drop-In Events in Blenheim:

  • July 5: Public Health Nurse visit.
  • July 10: Outdoor fun with balls, baskets & bubbles. Join us in the WJB school yard.
  • July 12: Baby Play & Learn Stroller Walk - Let's meet out front at 1:30 pm for a walk to the park for bubbles and songs.
  • July 14: Visit us at the Blenheim Cherry Festival.
  • July 17: Learn how Nursery Rhymes can boost language development.
  • July 19: Baby Play & Learn - Let's Rhyme.
  • July 26: Let's get Physical - Outdoor play 9 am - 12 pm meet in the WJB school yard.
  • July 31: Music and movement under the trees from 11 am - 12 pm in the school yard.

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

****Located in a NEW room, just right of the Lambton Kent Composite School's main front entrance***** 

Click to open Dresden's July calendar

   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 Drop-In Events in Dresden:

  • July 1: Sorry, Program is CLOSED for Canada Day.
  • July 9: Parachute Fun!! 

Ridgetown: Naahii Ridge P.S., 20473 Victoria Rd     

Click to open Ridgetown's July calendar

   Drop-In:

  • Fridays: 9:30-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

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

      Upcoming Drop-In Events in Ridgetown:

  • July 6: Parachute play outside for Circle time from 11 am - 12 pm.
  • July 13: Outdoor Water Fun.
  • July 20: Music, Songs & Stories under the trees in the school playground from 11 am - 12 pm.

Thamesville: 90 Graham St.

Click to open Thamesville's July calendar

    Drop In:

  • Wednesdays: 9:15-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

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

      Upcoming Drop-In Events in Thamesville:

  • July 4: Meet Me at Ferguson Park at 9:30 am - bring your stroller/bathing suit or splash pad - 2 Wallace Street.
  • July 11: Come and meet Lori CK Community Navigator! 10 am.
  • Juy 16: Art in the Park at Ferguson Park - 2 Wallace St. at 6:30 pm.
  • July 18: MOON-DOH Madness - make and take!
  • July 25: Bonkers for Books with special guest Miss Karen.

Click to open Tilbury's July Calendar

    Drop-In:

  • Tuesdays: 9:00-12:00
  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00

    Public Health Unit Programming:

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

      Upcoming Drop-In Events in Tilbury:

  • July 6: Let's make some noise! Drum Day.
  • July 10: Beach Ball Blast.
  • July 13: Visit from the Librarian.
  • July 24: Summer stories with Karen Kennedy and Pop Up and Play event.
  • July 27: Drop-in at the Splash Pad for songs under the tree and water fun! - 49 Bond St. 

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

Click to open Wallaceburg's July Calendar

    Drop-In:

  • Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: 9:00-12:00 
  • Fridays: 9:00-12:00

     Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh in (10:00-11:30) Every Monday
  • Building Healthy Babies (1:00-3:00) on the FIRST and THIRD Tuesday of each month at Knox Presbyterian Church
  • As Parent and Baby Grow (10:00-11:30am) on the SECOND and FOURTH Thursday of each month

      Upcoming Drop-In Events in Wallaceburg:

  • July 6: Morning Yoga with Miss Jackie.
  • July 11: Books & Bubbles at the Bay 1-3 pm at Mitchell's Bay Waterfront Park.
  • July 20: Stroller Walk & Talk - Let's meet at Steinoff Park. Stroller walk at 10 am followed by outdoor fun!
  • July 24: Let's read The Big Hungry Bear followed by a strawberry snack!

Wheatley Area P.S., 226 Erie St. N.

Click to open Wheatley's July calendar

    Drop-In:

  • Wednesdays: 9:00-12:00

      Public Health Unit Programming:

  • Baby Weigh in (10:00-11:30) on the THIRD Wednesday of each month

      Upcoming Drop-In Events in Wheatley:

  • July 11: Water fun outside.


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.


For more information, contact us at:

CKearlyon@chatham-kent.ca     519.351.1228 x 2429


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

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