Children 0 to 5-years-old are welcome to participate in the family fun activities – and must have an adult:
- Recycled, hands-on activities families can replicate at home
- Storytimes with Kern Literacy Council topped off with a final, fun, special “scary story under the stars” at 7:30pm
- Family sing-a-longs
- Pumpkin decorating
- A family park scavenger hunt
Upcoming Meetings of Note
First 5 Express to Visit
October 10, 9am-Noon: South Chester Partnership “Welcome to School”; 800 Ming Avenue
October 10 – 2:30-5pm: Children’s Mobile Immunization Program at New Life Church, 4201 New Stine Road
October 11 – 9am-10:15am and 6-7:15pm : Bakersfield Adult School Children’s Center, 501 Mt. Vernon Avenue | SPANISH
- Click the headline link for event details – October 6-7
Do you Want a Time Out?
First 5 Kern’s social media Talk Read Sing / Talking is Teaching campaign begins this week. Get into the groove by taking a moment to see Clare and her daddy’s rendition of “You’ve Got a Friend in Me!” (It’s worth the time! Children love hearing their parent’s own voice.)
Newly Released Documents
Bakersfield College Early Child Education Entrepreneurial Conference
Bakersfield College students and parents visited booths of First 5 Kern and other community partners, including First 5 funded Advancing Parenting, to talk about starting a career in early child development.
Also hosting outreach booths were: the Early Childhood Council of Kern, Child Net, Valley Achievement, CAPK – WIC, Foster Net, Community Connection for Child Care, Jasmine Nyree Center and Life Track and Associates.