Scarecrow Making at Northowram and Shelf Children’s Centre

Northowram and Shelf Children’s Centre will be holding a one-off session making scarecrows on Wednesday 24 April, 10:00am-12:00pm.

Suitable for families with children aged 1-4 years, families can work together to make a scarecrow to take home and display if the wish.

This session will coincide with the Northowram Scarecrow Festival over the May Day Bank Holiday.

Places are limited so to book a place go to the Sure Start North Halifax Partnership website by clicking here.

Illingworth Children’s Centre Easter Event

Illingworth Children’s Centre will be holding this year’s FREE Easter event on Monday 15 April 2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm at Illingworth Methodist Church, Keighley Road, Halifax HX2 9LL.

There will Farmyard Soft Play, a Superhero Bouncy Castle, Buzzwire, Face painting, Refreshments and more…

REMINDER – BOOKING is essential so please ring the centre on 01422 243633 to secure your place!

Dads R Us Breakfast Star Wars Day

May The 4th Be With You!
Bring your kids a long and get stuck in making some Napkin Lightsabers!

On Saturday 4 May 2019 at 9.30am.

At Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden. Buses here are the 510 and 512.

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Come down and make a splash with Dads R Us

It was a big hit before so its back again! Swimming event on Saturday 27 April 2019 at Richard Dunn Swimming Pool, Bradford.

The 508 Leeds Bus from Halifax Town Centre will get you there. Just get off at the Odsal Top roundabout.

Arrive a little early so we all get maximum splash time!

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Dads R Us Breakfast – Easter Event

Breakfast, Easter Hunt and maybe some prizes!

On Saturday 6 April 2019 at 9.30am. At Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre.

To get here take the Buses 522, 523 or 700. If you take the 521 or 600, disembark at either Ovenden Way (Keighley Road) or at Grove Avenue and its a 2 minute walk from either.

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Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership Summer Newsletter

Click here… to book onto family and adult learning courses.

10 Stress-free World Book Day Costumes!

Thanks to the Locala School Nurses Calderdale for all the wonderful work they do and now they come to save the day on World Book Day!

As they say;

‘It’s never too early to start planning World Book Day!! In 2019, it falls on Thursday 7 March – avoid the panicked scrambles in the fancy dress box and get ahead of the game with this list of simple costume ideas.’