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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


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

Click to open: Blenheim NOVEMBER Calendar, Blenheim DECEMBER 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:

  • November 22: Tasting Healthy Smoothies (10:00-11:00am)
  • November 28: Special Guest Speech Language Pathologist (10:00-11:00am)
  • December 3: Exploring Transient Art 
  • December 6: Largest Reading Circle (11:30am-12:00pm)
  • December 12: Holiday Extravaganza (5:00pm-7:30pm) Click to Register!
  • December 17: We'll have a drumming good time at family circle
  • December 19: CK Public Health Infant CPR (1:30pm-2:30pm)

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

Click to open: Chatham NOVEMBER Calendar, Chatham DECEMBER 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:

  • November 26: Dressing Baby for the weather (1:30-3:00pm)
  • November 29: The 3 Little Pigs
  • December 3: Special Guest: Public Health Nurse Car Seat Safety (1:30pm-3:00pm)
  • December 6: Colour and Light Play 
  • December 7, 14, 21, 28: Keep Active this winter with OPEN GYM (9:30am-12pm)
  • December 10: Special Guest: Dental Hygienist (10:00am-11:00am)
  • December 11: Bells and Drums (1:30pm-4:30pm)
  • December 17: Playdough scents of the season 
  • December 19: Fun with a family favourite 
  • December 28: Hide away with winter songs and stories 

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

Click to open: Dresden NOVEMBER Calendar, Dresden DECEMBER 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:

  • December 9: Snow Sensory Play
  • December 16: Speech Language Pathologist Visit

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

  Cliquez pour ouvrir: Pain Court calendrier d'novembre, Pain Court calendrier d'decembre

  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:

  • 26 nov: Bébé et Moi Visite: Diététiste (13h30-15h00)
  • 30 nov Feed Your Mind (11h00-13h00)
  • 3 déc: L'art transitoire  
  • 5 déc: Kidnasium/Bougeons! (17h30-19h00) inscrivez-vous!
  • 10 déc: Visite: Ergothérapeute (10h00-11h00)
  • 17 déc : Bouteilles sensorielles 

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:

  • December 6: Joyful Colour and Light Play
  • December 20: An Exploration of Paper
  • December 27: A Rum Sum Sum 

Thamesville and Area Early Learning Centre: 90 Graham St.

Click to open: Thamesville NOVEMBER Calendar, Thamesville DECEMBER 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:

  • November 27: Leaf exploration! 
  • December 4: Special Guest CTC Musical Therapist (11:15am-12:00pm)
  • December 18: Special Guest: Dental Hygienist (10:15am-11:00am)

Click to open: Tilbury NOVEMBER Calendar, Tilbury DECEMBER 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:

  • December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Mindful Creations Click to Register!
  • December 5: Kidnasium at Centennial Park Pain Court (5:30pm-7:00pm)
  • December 17: Open Gym (6:00pm-7:00pm) Click to Register!
  • December 20: I Went Walking 

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

Click to open: Wallaceburg NOVEMBER Calendar, Wallaceburg DECEMBER Calendar

    EarlyON Drop-In: 

  • Tuesdays: 5:30-7:30pm
  • Wednesdays: 9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:30  
  • Thursdays: 3:30-5:30 / 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:

  • November 21: Lap Songs at Baby Play & Learn (10:00-11:30pm)
  • November 22: Finger Painting Friday
  • November 26: Slime Time!
  • November 28: Roots to Branches (10:30-11:30am) Click to Register!
  • November 30: Open Gym @Kinsmen Gym (9:00-12:00pm)
  • December 3: Exploring Light
  • December 6: Fine Motor Frenzy
  • December 11: Creative Movement Through Stories
  • December 14: Open Gym @ Kinsmen Gym
  • December 19: Making Sensory Bottles 10:00-11:30
  • January 3: Homemade Snow

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

Forest EarlyON: 

Upcoming Drop-In Events in Forest:

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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