Thursday, April 11, 2013

Join us for this important week of celebrating young children!

Record Reading Event,  One Book….One Week…One Goal!
The goal is to promote literacy by reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar to as many children as possible during the Week of the Young Child.  DCM will join the effort spearheaded by the DuPage/Kane Child Care Resource and Referral.  Look for readings at the Museum all week!

April 13, 2013     City of Aurora WOYC Kick-Off Event
Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora                         
Aurora celebrates the Week of the Young Child with an event for the whole family—grandparents, caregivers and teachers too! Entertainment, children’s activities, resources for parents and much more! No registration required.

April 16, 2013      Early Childhood Advocacy Day-Springfield
Speak directly with legislators about early learning. Learn about current legislative and budget issues affecting early childhood programs, including Preschool for All, home visiting and child care. The Ounce, a child advocacy organization, will provide you with everything you need to speak to your legislators, including training, talking points and lunch. Register with the Ounce of Prevention.
April 17, 2013     Child Care Provider Open House
DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington, Naperville               
Child care providers are invited for an evening that celebrates your contribution to enriching the lives of young children.  Join us for hors d’oeuvres and  an engaging presentation shared by Chip Donohue, Ph. D, Dean of Distance Learning, Continuing Education Center; and Director of Technology in Early Childhood, TEC Center at Erikson Institute. Child care providers only.

April 20, 2013     Children’s Concert, Jeanie B! and the Jelly Beans
Marquart Middle School Commons, 1912 Glen Ellyn Rd, Glendale Heights
Bring your own picnic-style seating, blankets or mats, to a mixture of bluegrass country, blues and enough rock ‘n’ roll to keep everyone dancing! 

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