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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

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

Click to open: Blenheim JANUARY Calendar, Blenheim FEBRUARY 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:

  • January 24: Book Store Bonanza! Special Guest Speech, Language Pathologist (9:00am-12:00pm) 0-6y
  • January 28: Reading Together (9:00am-12:00pm) 0-6y

  • February 4: Healthy Habits: Come Check Out the Germ Machine! (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 11: Generational Smiles at Blenheim Community Village  (2:30-3:30) 0-6y Click to Register
  • February 13: I Love Books!: Create a Special Box Book (9:00-12:00) 0-12m
  • February 14: Heart Pumping Fun at Circle Time!: (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 21: Giveaway!: For the Love of Books (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 27: Special Guest: CK Public Health Nurse, Car Seat Safety (1:30-3:30pm) 0-12m

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

Click to open: Chatham JANUARY Calendar, Chatham FEBRUARY 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 / Tot Time (12-24 months only) 1:30-4:30
  • 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 every Friday 12:30-2:00
  • Building Healthy Babies (at YMCA) every Wednesday 2:30-4:30

     Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Chatham:

  • January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21, 28: Open Gym (9:30-12:00) 0-6y
  • January 22: An Exploration of Paper Cut – Tear – Rip ALL Day! (9:00-12:00) 
  • January 24, 25: Do you dare to D.E.A.R!? (Drop Everything And Read) (9:00-12:00)
  • January 27: Paddling Puppeteer, A Family Literacy Day celebration at the Chatham Public Library! (shows at 10:00 and 11:00)
  • January 28: Public Health Nurse: Infant CPR (1:00-3:00) 

  • February 3, 10, 24, March 2, 9: Babes and Books at Chatham Public Library (1:30-2:30) 0-9m Click to Register
  • February 5, 12, 19: Tinker Talk at St. Ursula C.S. (4:00-5:00) 3-6y Click to Register
  • February 7, March 6: Messy Mixer Friday! Pour, Squish, Stretch and Mix (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 11: Special Guest: CK Public Health Dietitian, Intro to Solids (1:30-3:00) 0-12m
  • February 13: Hide away with winter songs and stories (9:00-12:00 & 1:30-7:30) 0-6y
  • February 14: A Celebration of Love (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 15: The Family Book (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 19: Bring your dolly to Story Time! (11:00-3:00) 12-24m
  • February 25: Sing to Me! Understanding the Importance (1:30-3:00) 0-12m
  • February 27: Let's Make Scented Play Dough (4:00 & 6:00) 0-6y
  • February 28: Special Guest: CK Public Health Dental (10:00-11:30) 0-6y

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

Click to open: Dresden JANUARY Calendar, Dresden FEBRUARY 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 - for the month of October it will be on October 21st

   Upcoming EarlyON Drop-In Events in Dresden:

  • January 20: Build-A-Book (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 10: Let's Take a Closer look at the Transporting Schema (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • March: Exploring Schema Play: Trajectory (9:00-12:00) 0-6y

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

  Cliquez pour ouvrir: Pain Court calendrier d'janvier, Pain Court calendrier d'février

  ON y va groupe de jeu:

  • Les mardi de 9h00-12h00 / Bébé et Moi: tant à découvrir! (13h30 À 15h00) 

 Programation de Santé Publique:

  • Prise de poids pour bébé (avec infirmière) 10h00-11h30 le premier lundi de chaque mois

 Évènements ON y va  à Pain Court:

  • CANCELLED: 23 janvier: Festin en famille : souper poulet et poutines 
  • 28 janvier: L'heure du conte! (9h00-12h00) 0-6y

  • 6,13,20,27 février, 5 mars: Bilingual Babes & Books (13h30-14h30) 0-9 mois
  • 11 février: Explorons tout ce qui est FROID (9h00-12h00) 0-6y
  • 18, 25 février: Bébé et Moi: tant à découvrir! 0-6y Inscrivez-vous!
  • 25 février: Préparons notre goûter avec des outils de la cuisine (9h00-12h00) 0-6y

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:

  • January 24: For the Love of Books with special guest reader (9:00am-12:00pm) 0-6y
  • January 31: What Can You Build? (9:00am-12:00pm)  0-6y

  • February 7: Shared Reading Circle (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 14: Let's Share Felt Stories (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 14: Sticky Fingers (9:00-12:00) 0-6y

Thamesville and Area Early Learning Centre: 90 Graham St.

Click to open: Thamesville JANUARY Calendar, Thamesville FEBRUARY Calendar

    EarlyON Drop In:

  • Wednesdays: 9:00-12:00 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:

  • February 5: Bring a Book to EarlyON in celebration of World Read Aloud Day (9:00-12:00-1:30-4:00) 0-6y
  • February 5: Special Guest: CK Public Health Nurse, NutriSTEP Screening (10:00-11:00) 0-6y
  • February 19: Special Guest: Speech-Language Pathologist (9:00-12:00, 1:30-4:00) 0-6y
  • February 26: Special Guest: CK Public Health Nurse, Power Off and Play (9:00-12:00, 1:30-4:00) 0-6y

  • March 4: Calming Glitter Jars (10:00-11:30) 0-6y

Click to open: Tilbury JANUARY Calendar, Tilbury FEBRUARY 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:

  • January 27: L'heure du conte! (9:00am-12:00pm)
  • January 29: Early Years meets the Golden Years at Tilbury Manor (10:00am-11:00am) Click to Register

  • February 3, 10, 24: Les créateurs/Messy Mixers (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 5: Exploring Bubbles (1:30-5:00)
  • February 14: William, Won't You Wash Your Hands! (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 19: Tilbury Tumble Time  (1:30-4:00) 0-6y
  • February 26: Bilingual Song Time! (1:30-5:00) 0-6y
  • February 28: Slime Time (9:00-12:00) 0-6y

  • March 4: "Rosie's Walk" An Outdoor Physical Literacy Story Stroll (2:00-3:00) 0-6y Click to Register
  • March 10: Special Guest: CK Public Health Nurse, Immunizations (10:00-11:00) 0-6y
  • March 11: Catapulting Joy (1:30-4:30) 0-6y Click to Register

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

Click to open: Wallaceburg JANUARY Calendar, Wallaceburg FEBRUARY Calendar

    EarlyON Drop-In: 

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

  • January 21, 22, 23, 24: Build-A-Book: Different books available to make & take (10:00-11:30) 0-6y 
  • January 23, 30, February 6, 20: Healthy Baby Healthy Brain Short Video Series (Love Builds Brains, Listening to Your Baby, Helping your Child Cope) (10:00-11 :30) 
  • CANCELLED: January 23: Roots to Branches: An intergenerational program at Fairfield Park 1934 Dufferin Ave (10:30-11:30) 0-3y

  • February 4, 11, 18, 25: Mother Goose (2:00-3:00) 0-3y Click to Register
  • February 7: Rub-A-Dub (1:30-2:30) 0-12m Click to Register
  • February 12: "Sadie and the Snowman" (9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:30) 0-6y
  • February 22, March 28: Open Gym at the Kinsmen (9:00-12:00) 0-6y
  • February 27: Fort Night at St. Elizabeth Gym (6:00-7:30) 0-6y Click to Register

  • March 26: Roots to Branches: An intergenerational program at Fairfield Park 1934 Dufferin Ave (10:30-11:30) 0-3y Click to Register


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Forest: 2 Creeks Conservation Area (21638 1 Kent Rd – 1km north of Wheatley)   


Forest EarlyON: 

  • Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 (January 8, 22, February 12, 26, March 11) 0-6y Click to Register

Upcoming Drop-In Events in Forest:

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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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