To register for programs: 705 874 3517 OR email us at: playcafeptbo@gmail.com

You can also register by using PayPal  – Please enter your contact information in the notes section of the PayPal page. Thanks!


Spring/Summer 2017


Drop-in Play Program: Our drop-in program is daily during regular hours unless otherwise posted. We have trains and cars, imaginative play, blocks, books,  puzzles, gross motor equipment, and of course sensory and crafts everyday! They can paint, colour, and glue to their hearts content!


PROGRAMS:

Art Explorers – Craft with Sarah! – 18 months – 4 years +

Join us for a weekly art project with Miss Sarah. Painting, cutting, and pasting are just a few of the ways in which our young artists express their creativity and develop fine motor skills.  Adult participation is  sometimes required. Cost is included in Play Pass. Wednesdays at 10:30am.


Toddler Book Club! Story + Craft: All ages. Friday mornings at 10:30am *** Starts September 2017***

Join us for an interactive story and songs! We will do a craft to go with our theme for the week. Adult participation required for craft. Included with Play Pass.


Infant Massage Workshop – October 10th (10am-12pm)

Cost: $20 plus hst. Pre-registration required. Join us for a 2 hour hands-on workshop. Songs, oil, and handout included.

Certified Infant Massage instructor Sonja Martin of Rooted Lavender will guide participants in a full body massage routine. Special attention will be focussed on support for colic and gas, as well as adaptations for newborns and toddlers. Infant massage techniques may support sleep, digestion, growth and connection. Singing and discussion are incorporated into the class. Oil is provided. Please bring extra clothing and a soft blanket for baby. Suitable for infants newborn to crawling.


 


Parent + Child Family Paint Nights

DATES:  Oct. 13th (Halloween Themed), Nov. 10th, Nov.17th, Dec. 8th – 6pm

Cost: $39.55 for parent and child /$12 per additional child (inc. hst)
Ages: 4 years +
It’s all about fun, creativity, and spending time together! No artistic talent required! Step by step instructions from our fantastic art teacher.
-PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED WITH PAYMENT WITHIN 24 HOURS
-LIMITED SPACES
-NON-REFUNDABLE/ONLY EXCHANGE OF DATES GIVEN
Register online via paypal at www.playcafepeterborough.com
or send an EMT to playcafeptbo@gmail.com


LADIES NIGHT OUT – PAINT PARTY! – Date: October 6th

Leave the kids at home for this one and come to the Play Café for a fun night just for you! Bring a friend or come by yourself for some laughs and a good time painting! Easy step by step instructions from our amazing art instructor.
Cost: $30.00 plus HST
Pre-payment is required to confirm all spaces.


KIDS NIGHT OUT – THEMED DROP OFF PROGRAM

Kids Night Out – Drop off program!
Drop off the kids for a fun night at Play Café!
Go on a date and get some much needed quality time with you partner or go grocery shopping by yourself, up to you!

Dates: TBA
Evening includes:
-Pizza dinner and drinks
-Fun themed crafts, games, and activities
-Play time of course!
** Program is run by an RECE**
Recomended Ages: 3-8
Cost: $20 per child / $15 siblings plus HST
Pre-registration with payment is required to book!
Call 705 874 3517 or email playcafeptbo@gmail.com
Register online: www.playcafepeterborough.com


25th Annual

Baby + Me Art and Music-  Sept. 14th – Oct. 5th Thursday’s at 10am

Weekly program for baby and their caregiver. Each session you will start off with singing and instruments then create something special with your child. From painting to edible sensory play so come dressed for mess!                  Pre-registration is required with payment. Cost is $40 plus tax.  Limited Spots. (FULL)

 

Little Dancers – Preschool Dance for ages 2 & 3

6 week session – Starting September 13th 430-515pm Fee: $75.00 + HST   (FULL)

 Explore the world of dance!! Children will be led through warm-ups and stretches before moving in to travelling steps and improvisation. This fun and energetic class is the perfect introduction to dance for your little one!

Pre-registration with payment is required. Limited spots. Adults or older siblings welcome to join in! Register by Aug 20th to receive a 10% discount.

MOM + BABY GROUP

NEXT SESSION:

>Nov. 1 – Dec. 6th – Wednesday’s at 1:30pm

Join us at the Play Cafe for a group just for you! Sit back and relax with your babe and a beverage as we chat, get to know, and cheer each other on. Recommended for parents with babies newborn to pre-crawling.
We will have a guest speaker every week to discuss/demonstrate different topics
relevant to you!
Cost: $65 + hst (Includes cafe beverages)

 Topics and Speakers Include:

  • Infant Massage
  • Intro to Solids
  • Birth Stories
  • Mama Nutrition
  • Baby Sign Language

 

Musical Baby Signs:   

Together we will explore baby signing vocabulary, songs, play, and family and baby connection.

Starts – October 24th – 4 weeks – Tuesday’s at 10am

Pre-registration is required.

Classes are geared for families with babies three to 18 months old.

$40 plus tax

 

Baby + Me Yoga in The Park –  Sept 11th – Oct 2nd. Monday’s at 10am

Play Café and Rooted Lavender present: Baby + Me Yoga in The Park. Class will be held in the lower entrance of the beautiful Jackson Park. This is a gentle, safe, restorative class for new parents. It will focus on parent baby connection through gentle stretches, breath work and massage. Recommended for ages  newborn to crawling.  Cost for 4 weeks is $48 plus HST. Pre-registration with payment is required. Call 705 874 3517 or email playcafeptbo@gmail.com

Baby + Me Photoshoot with Kerry Halme Photography:
There will be a chance for a park photo shoot on the last day – Oct 2nd-starts at 11:15am. 2-3 Digital Images. Cost:$30 plus HST

Steam Tots (Science/technology/engineering/art/math): Ages 2-4 October 12th – Nov. 2nd @ 10am

STEAM represents the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The inclusion of adding Art to the STEM core subjects is essential to encouraging preschoolers creative and critical thinking skills.

STEAM activities support curiosity, creativity, and innovative thinking.

Weekly STEAM activity to explore for children ages 2-4. Cost $12 per week (Includes play)

Pre-registration with payment is required to attend.

 

Mindful Kids: Sept 25th – Oct 23 (No class Thanksgiving) @4:30pm – $48 +hst $30 sibling rate.

Mindful Kids is a program for children ages 4+

– An option is for parents to learn along side of their children.

As a group we will explore breath work, movement, games and activities to plant the seeds of mindfulness.

This class is suited for all children and would assist building self regulation skills for kids with ADD, ASD, FASD and other disorders. A discount will be provided for siblings.  About the teacher: Sonja has 500 hours in advanced yoga and meditation training, specifically for children and is a behavioural consultant with a specialty in behavioural disorders.

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Mindful Parenting: October 4th – 25th $48.00 + hst

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This is a four week parenting series helping parents manage the daily joys and struggles of parenting.  This series will explore tantrums, communication, social media and mindful parenting. This series is suited for any family member raising children. This class can be particularily helpful for parents raising children with cognative and or beahavioural challenges. *This series will be taught by behavioural consultant and 500hour yoga and meditation teacher Sonja Martin.


Monthly Support:

Postpartum Support Group:

Drop in style monthly meet-up. The first Thursday of the month from 1-2pm.                                                         Facilitated by the Hello, Baby! Doulas and Play Cafe.                                                                                                                                               This is a free event for parents with babies 0-12 months needing postpartum support.

 


Special Events:

 

MACRAME WORKSHOP!  “Not your mamas Macrame” with Sticks and Strings Macrame!
Next class: Saturday October 21st 5pm – 9pm

Create a Boho Chic macrame OWL wall hanging to liven up your space! This is a beginner level workshop. You will learn basic knots and weaving techniques to allow you to create a simple and beautiful piece in one evening.

Cost: $40/participant. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration with payment is required to attend. Contact Play Cafe to register.

Infant CPR/Choking and Allergies Workshops:

Infant CPR and Obstructed Airway Workshop: $30 pp + hst
Our Infant CPR and Obstructed Airway workshop will cover cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and obstructed airway for infants. Learn CPR skills and the signs, symptoms and care of choking, non-breathing infants. An excellent workshop for those who care for little ones.

An Allergy Workshop will follow for those who want to stay you can do both workshops for $50.

Allergy Workshop: $25 pp + hst
Workshop covering prevention and first aid treatment of severe allergic reactions using auto-injectors. Learn how to recognize an allergic reaction and how to prevent and manage the risk of anaphylaxis. A great workshop for anyone who cares or supervises children, including teachers, day care providers and parents.

Pre-registration with payment is required. Minimum attendance required. Contact us to register: playcafeptbo@gmail.com or call 705 874 3517

Workshops are provided by Heffernan First Aid
www.heffernanfirstaid.com

DIY Wreath Making:
Learn how to make your own personalized, fall burlap wreath!!

Cost: $50 + hst per person.
******Pre-registering with payment is required******
**Please let us know what LETTER you would like upon registering**
To register: 705 874 3517
or playcafeptbo@gmail.com

Speech and Language Talk – Thursday Sept 28th 11am
Do you have questions about speech and language development? Come and join us for an overview of speech and language development in infants, toddlers and preschoolers. What is normal? When do they start? How do I help? Ask questions during our open discussion. The talk will be led by Kelly Meade, Speech-Language Pathologist (Reg. CASLPO) and mom of two cuties.

**This is a complimentary talk for customers with a Play Pass or Cafe purchase**
This is a drop in event however knowing aprox. how many people are coming will be helpful so please RSVP on this event accordingly. Thank you!

Dinosaur Tail Decorating Party!- October 17th @ 10:30am
Come to the Play Cafe and decorate and take home your very own Dinosaur Tail!!!dino_party_playCafe
Fabric Dino Tail made by Dragonfly Baby.
Everything will be supplied. Includes Play Pass!
Cost: $30 plus tax
***Pre-Payment is required***
To register: playcafeptbo@gmail.com or 705 874 3517
3RD ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY – Saturday October 28th 10am – 1pm
Come to our 3RD ANNUAL Halloween Family Party!! We are so excited to dress up for a spooky time! Spooky crafts, prizes, and activities! Prizes for best costumes! (Adults too!!!)
Cost: $5 per child. Members: $2 per child.

Oct 24th 10am
4 Weeks
$40 + hst
Register 705 874 3517-2

 

 

 

 

 


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Yoga at Play Café:

Hatha Yoga- Gentle beginner
This is a gentle yoga class suitable for those brand new to yoga or those with added experience. Students will be guided in this time of renewal through a series of gentle postures, breath and mind work aiming to calm the mind and increase alertness. This centring class with leave students feeling relaxed, grounded and rejuvenated. This class is appropriate for all levels of experience but geared for beginners. It will be enjoyable for everyone regardless of body type or fitness level. Students will be safely guided through the asanas (postures) and relaxation techniques as we stretch and strengthen our being. Classes are $60 for a six week pass or $12 drop- in rate. Classes are ongoing every Tuesday night @ 6:45pm
Teacher : Sonja Martin, RYT 500

 

Yoga for Kids – 

Mindful Kids: Sept 25th – Oct 23 (No class Thanksgiving) @4:30pm – $48 +hst $30 sibling rate.

Mindful Kids is a program for children ages 4+

– An option is for parents to learn along side of their children.

As a group we will explore breath work, movement, games and activities to plant the seeds of mindfulness.

This class is suited for all children and would assist building self regulation skills for kids with ADD, ASD, FASD and other disorders. A discount will be provided for siblings.  About the teacher: Sonja has 500 hours in advanced yoga and meditation training, specifically for children and is a behavioural consultant with a specialty in behavioural disorders.

 


 

 

 


CLASS POLICIES:

  1. Try to show up 5 minutes early or slip in quietly if you are late.
  2. No refunds if a class is taught and you are unable to attend
  3. Please set personal items (bags, coats, etc.) at the front or to the side of the class.
  4. For class cancellation (poor weather) ONE make up class will be added to the end of the session.
  5. Please inform the teacher of any concerns or if you are unable to attend. Please call 705 874 3517.
  6. If the teacher in unable to attend every effort will be made to find a qualified supply teacher.
  7. Class cancellations will be posted on the Facebook Page at LEAST 2 hours before the start.
  8. Pre-registration with payment is required for all series (unless drop-in) by the deadline posted.
  9. Classes have a cut off for registration – 1 week prior to the start date.