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Hubs/ Early ON Centres

Hubs/ EarlyON

On January 1st, 2018, Best Start Hubs started the transition to become EarlyON Child and Family Centres. But don't worry, they will still offer the high quality, free and family-friendly services that families know and love.

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Community Calendar

From hub activities to community festivals, find all Sudbury has to offer for your family.

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Upcoming Special Events

  • 23
    MAY 2018
    Junction Creek- Frog Find and Turtle Talk.

    A free event- family friendly. Click for a poster with more details.

  • 27
    MAY 2018
    Kivi Move Series- Cancer Centre Walk/Run/Bike for Hope.

    The Northern Cancer Foundation is partnering with Kivi Park to launch "MOVE – The Kivi Park Fitness Series"! MOVE is a series of six events created to get people active and raise some much needed funds in support of the Northern Cancer Foundation at Kivi Park  Register for a pass for $180 which grants registration for all six MOVE events or register for each event at a time. Children 12 and under can participate for free and there will children's activities at each event. For more information on registration, the events or MOVE – The Kivi Park Fitness Series, please visit the NCF website at www.ncfsudbury.com or call us at 705.523.HOPE (4673).

     

  • 27
    MAY 2018
    Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History.

    On Sunday, May 27, 2018, thousands of participants across Canada will unite at local community walk sites during CF awareness month to celebrate their fundraising efforts, while imagining a world without CF. Over 10,000 supporters, including volunteers, donors, partners and participants help support Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s mission; To end cystic fibrosis (CF). The funds raised at the walk are used to target world-class research and supporting and advocating for high-quality individualized CF care.

    The Sudbury event will feature children's activities, supported by the Healthy Kids Community Challenge- Activate Your Neighbourhood program.

    Registration link

  • 31
    MAY 2018
    Hearing and Developmental Screen - Garson Hub - 9:00 - 12:00 (Please register).

    We will go through a Nipissing Developmental Screen checklist with you and your child. Have your child's hearing screened (children aged 18 mo. and up). 

    Please register for this program.

  • 31
    MAY 2018
    Décorons le parc! (carrefour Chelmsford).

    Venez décorer le parc Mémorial Rick McDonald, Azilda avec nous!


    Nous allons fabriquer nos propres craies pour dehors et puis dessiner  le pavé du parc! Inscrivez-vous dès aujourd’hui pour un matin créatif.

  • 02
    JUN 2018
    Fourth Annual Rayside Balfour Bike Rodeo.

    Come join us for a free fun filled day at our Fourth Annual Rayside Balfour Bike Rodeo. Free BBQ, music, bicycle obstacle course and much more. https://www.facebook.com/events/983088725187461/

     

  • 02
    JUN 2018
    Morel Family Foundation Park- 1 st Birthday Celebration..

    Join the Morel family for a fun free event to celebrate the first anniversary of the new park. Click for a poster with all the details.


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From prenatal classes to picky eaters--our library of topics offers you practical, easy-to-use information, and links to resources and services in Greater Sudbury.

Choosing a school and registering your child
Choosing a school and registering your child

Parents in Greater Sudbury who are getting ready to register their child for school have a variety of choices. Four school boards serve the Greater Sudbury community. Registration begins in January for all children who’ll be turning four that year and beginning school the following September. Registering early will help ensure you’re invited to readiness programs offered by your school.

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Preparing your child for school
Preparing your child for school

A lot of parents think the best way to prepare their children for school is to teach them their numbers and the alphabet. Helping your child learn their ABCs and 123s is a great idea, but what’s most important in the early years is how you play and interact with your child.
 

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Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids
Finding summer child care and day camps for school-aged kids

Parents and caregivers of school-aged children who work or attend school themselves are likely to need quality care for their kids over the summer. Other families may enroll their kids in summer programs to introduce them to new activities, or help them keep busy, make new friends or develop skills.

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Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them
Finding recreational activities for kindergarten and school-aged children, and getting help paying for them

Starting around ages four and five, many children show an interest in organized recreation, arts and sports programs.

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Choosing quality child care and early learning programs
Choosing quality child care and early learning programs

The three main types of child care are licensed child care centres, licensed family homes and private, unlicensed homes. The Ministry of Education’s licensing process and the City of Greater Sudbury’s Program Quality Support initiative help to ensure the quality of licensed centres and family homes.

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