Kindergarten Connections

Is your child making the big step to kindergarten in the fall? Would you both like to make some new friends and meet other families from your school over the spring and summer? Then plan to take advantage of Arlington Family Connection’s Kindergarten Connections this summer! We will be adding additional dates as meet ups are planned so please check back frequently.

BISHOP

  • Saturday, June 21st @ 1pm; Bishop Playground
  • Wednesday, July 9th @ 5pm; Menotomy Rocks Park–Bring a picnic dinner!
  • Saturday, July 19th, 9-10am; Bishop Playground
  • Monday, August 4th @ 5pm; Menotomy Rocks Park–Bring a picnic dinner!
  • Saturday, August 16th @ 1pm; Bishop Playground
  • Wednesday, September 3rd @ 5pm; Bishop Playground –Bring a picnic dinner!
  • Questions?: Anne Thomson anne_skelton@yahoo.com

BRACKETT

  • Saturday, June 7 @ 10am. Robbins Farm Park playground (Note: Eastern Ave will be closed for the Soapbox Derby. Plan to walk or park on side streets.)
  • Saturday, June 14, 10-2. Brackett School June Fair (event for the whole Brackett community)
  • Wednesday, June 25 @ 3:30pm. Robbins Farm Park playground (meet at the picnic tables near the field/smaller climbing structure)
  • Saturday, July 12 @ 10am. Brackett School playground
  • Thursday, July 24 @ 3:30pm. Brackett School playground
  • Saturday, August 16@ 9:30am. Brackett School Kindergarten playground (Fayette Street side)
  • Monday, September 1 @ 9:30am. Brackett School playground
  • Wednesday, September 3 @ 5:30pm. Robbins Farm Park playground. Brackett PTO Kindergarten picnic dinner.
  • Questions?:Carrie Finison carriefinison@mac.com

DALLIN

  • Friday, June 6th (School-wide End-of-the-Year Picnic); 5pm-8pm. Dallin school
  • Saturday, June 21st @ 10am.  Florence Street playground
  • Wednesday, July 23rd @ 5:30pm. Florence Street playground (rescheduled from 7/16 due to weather)
  • Sunday, July 27th @ 4pm. Kindergarten playground
  • Saturday, August 9th @ 10am.  Florence Street playground
  • Saturday, September 6th @ 12pm.  Florence Street playground–bring a picnic lunch and celebrate the start of Kindergarten with your new classmates and friends!
  • Questions?: Sutton Rockwood sutton.rockwood@gmail.com,  Erin Daly erinsdaly@gmail.com or Liz Cohen lizcohen86@gmail.com

HARDY

  • Friday June 13th - 11-1; Magnolia Park – Katie Biebel (Katieafc@yahoo.com)
  • Friday July 18th - 10-12: Hardy Playground – Danielle Sullivan (danisullivan@me.com)
  • Saturday July 26th - 9-11 – Hardy Playground – Katie Biebel
  • Wednesday August 6th - 10-12 – Hardy Playground – Sharon Taylor (sharontaylor416@gmail.com)
  • Saturday August 23rd - 10-12 – Hardy Playground – Danielle Sullivan
  • Saturday September 6th - 10-12 – Hardy Playground – Sharon Taylor

PEIRCE

  • Sunday, June 22 @ 1 p.m. Peirce Kindergarten playground.
  • Tuesday, July 15 @ 6:30 p.m: Peirce kindergarten playground
  • Saturday, August 9 @ 10 a.m: Peirce kindergarten playground
  • Wednesday, August 27 @ 5:30 p.m: Peirce large playground–bring a picnic dinner!
  • Questions?: Anne Dixon anne.dixon@gmail.com

STRATTON

  • Saturday, June 14 @ 1PM Stratton playground
  • Saturday, June 28 @ 10AM Stratton playground
  • Sunday, July 13 @ 2PM Stratton playground
  • Sunday, July 27 @ 10AM Hill’s Hill playground (near skating rink)
  • Saturday, August 9 @ 9AM Stratton playground
  • Saturday, August 23 @ 11AM Stratton playground  – Bring a picnic lunch!
  • Questions?: Nancy Fontenot  nfonteno@gmail.com

THOMPSON

  • Tuesday, June 3rd @ 6:00 PM: Thompson playground
  • Thursday, June 19th @ 6:00 PM: Thompson playground
  • Saturday, June 28th @ 10:00 AM: Thompson playground
  • Wednesday, July 9th @ 6:00 PM: Thompson playground
  • Tuesday, July 15th @ 10:00 AM:  Waldo Park
  • Saturday, July 19th @ 4:00 PM:  Thompson playground–potluck!—sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054ba5ab2aa6fc1-717
  • Friday, August 1st @ 10:00 AM:  Parallel Park
  • Wednesday, August 6th @ 6:00 PM:  Thompson playground
  • Friday, August 15th @ 10:00 AM: Thompson playground
  • Questions?: ThompsonWelcome@Gmail.com.

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