Programs

– Programs for 0 to 5 Year Olds
– Programs for School Aged Children Programs for Children of All Ages –

PROGRAMS FOR BIRTH TO 5 YEAR OLDS

Summer Stories
Birth to 6 Years Old
Mondays @ 10:30 AM
June 19 – August 21

Introduce your child to pre-literacy skills in this interactive program. There will be books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and more. This program will help teach children a love of reading and will offer parents/caregivers early literacy tips to use at home. There will be a playgroup immediately following the story time. All books read can be counted towards the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program! No registration is required.

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PROGRAMS FOR SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN

Summer Reading Kick-Off:
Mystic Museum of Art
Friday, June 16
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Ages 5 and up

Children ages 5 and up can join the Mystic Museum of Art for a special Summer Reading program! Drop in between 10:30 and 11:30am.

Summer Reading Kick-Off:
Children’s Museum  of Southeastern Connecticut
Friday, June 16  at 2:00 PM
3rd to 6th grade

Join the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut for an interactive program. Children in grades 3 to 6 will participate in a hands-on, water filtering activity to explore the sources and effects of water pollution. Using ENVIROSCAPE, a watershed model, children will learn about water conservation.

 Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, June 20 at 1:30 PM
3rd to 6th graders

Children are invited to come to special technology program, we will be creating and construction robots using Cubelets. Space is limited, registration is required.

 Violin Lessons 
Mondays & Wednesdays
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
4th to 9th graders
June 26 – July 26

The New London Community Orchestra is pleased to offer free violin lessons! The lessons will be 30 minutes long and held every Monday and Wednesday (you must commit to both days).  We are now accepting applicants for the Summer session, please sign up here https://form.jotform.us/waldenwebs/70994929899183. You must attend on Monday, June 26 at 1:00pm for an introductory meeting.

Brick x Brick
Fridays at 10:30 AM
June 23 – August 18
1st to 6th grade

June 23: Build a Pyramid
June 30: Coral Reef

Children in 1st to 6th grade are invited to participate in building activities every Friday.

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ALL AGES  

Kids Yoga
Saturday, June 17 at 10:30 AM
Children of all ages

Join Katie Ziskinid on Saturday, June 17 at 10:30am for Kids Yoga! In Kids Yoga your child will let their creative energy run wild and explore their mind, body and spirit. Children of any age can have a great time learning breathing techniques, meditation, self awareness and healthy movement. Please bring your own mat if you have one as mats are limited. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to have fun!

Summer Meals
Monday – Friday
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
June 19 – August 25
Children of all ages

Children 18 and younger are invited to enjoy a free meal every Monday-Friday from 1:00pm to 1:30pm. These meals are provided by End Hunger Connecticut.

Movie & Munchies
Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
Children of all ages

June 21: Moana
June 28: The Secret Life of Pets

Join us every Wednesday at 1:00pm for lunch and a family movie! All movies are rated G or PG and lunch will be provided for children. Free lunch is limited to the first 20 children, families are invited to bring in their own lunch or snacks. Parents are required to stay in the room with their child.

Active Art
Thursdays at 1:30 PM
June 22 – August 24
Children of all ages

Join Ms. Christa every Thursday at 1:30pm for an art activity centered around building a better world.

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Check out our new 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program! Your child will receive a prize just for being read to.

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Children’s Room:
860-447-1411 ext. 4
plnlchildren@plnl.org