Library of Topics

Library of Topics

From prenatal care to packing lunches- search our library of topics to find the best information, resources and services in our community.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

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Best Start Hubs

Best Start Hubs

Best Start Hubs are free family centres located in schools throughout Greater Sudbury. They offer children and their families a place to meet, to learn and to grow together.

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Have a question about child development or services for children in Greater Sudbury? Complete the form to have a qualified Best Start Hub staff in your area respond within three business days.

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Upcoming Special Events

  • 28
    APR 2015
    Soirée pour les mamans/ Mom's Night (carrefour Meilleur départ Hanmer).

    Venez nous joindre à 19h30 à l'école Notre Dame Hanmer pour une session de yoga. SVP apporter une bouteille d'eau and un tapis de yoga. INSCRIPTION NÉCESSAIRE!!!! S.V.P communiquer avec nous au 705-969-8888. Cette soirée est désigné aux mamans pour qu'elle puissent avoir une soirée pour elle-même et faire des activités pour son bien-être.

     

    Come join us at 7:30pm at Notre Dame School Hanmer for a yoga session. Please bring a bottle of water and a yoga mat. REGISTRATION REQUIRED!!!!!! Please call us at 705-969-8888. This night is designated for moms to have an evening away and do activities for their own well-being.
     

  • 29
    APR 2015
    Butterfly Wings Perinatal Bereavement - Parent Support Group.

    Parent support group will take place Wednesday April 29 @6:30 pm. 1375 Regent Street - Total Nursing Care office. All welcome. For more information, please contact us at 705-562-4955

     

  • 30
    APR 2015
    Donovan Youth Night- Free Youth Dance- Ages 9 and up.

    Here's a heads up about our upcoming Youth Dance! Ages 9 to 17 welcome, call 705-586-7100 to sign up.

     

  • 30
    APR 2015
    Family Game Night/Soirée familiale de jeux- Copper Cliff.

    Families are invited to come out and challenge each other to one of our many fun board games and on our interactive Wii. Who is going to be the champion in your family? Les familles sont invitées à la bibliothèque pour une soirée de jeux. Qui sera le champion? Inscription encouragée.

  • 02
    MAY 2015
    Clean up Blitz- in Azilda- everyone welcome!.

    May 2nd, 10 AM at the Azilda Arena for the Clean up Blitz. The Clean up Blitz will be Sponsored by Tim Hortons in Azilda, and in addition to prizes for participants from the City of Greater Sudbury there will be prizes for the participants from Tim Hortons!

     

  • 02
    MAY 2015
    Coniston Clean Up Blitz- everyone welcome!.

    Join us at the Coniston Park Gazebo, on Saturday May 2 from 9-11 am. Waivers, vests, gloves and garbage bags will be provided. Together we CAN keep Coniston GREEN and CLEAN!

     


Featured topics

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.

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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Let's Grow Sudbury!
Let's Grow Sudbury!

Let's Grow is a program from Sudbury Best Start that sends you an email every time your baby passes an important milestone—once a month for your baby’s first year; then at 15 and 18 months; then when your child is two-, three- four- five- and six- years old.

This is our way of checking in with you to provide you with tips about what to look for in terms of your baby’s development, where to go if you have concerns or questions, and links to resources to help you along the way. To sign up, click here: https://sudburybeststart.ca/signup/

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Feeding your baby
Feeding your baby

Feeding your baby in his or her first year can be a real adventure. What’s more, it can lay the foundation for healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.

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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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