Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

Family Connections: Curriculum Night

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This is a special evening for parents only. Meet your child’s new teachers and mingle with new parents and familiar faces! Teachers will highlight the curriculum and special learning opportunities. Parents are encouraged to ask questions and learn about the important milestones of your child’s growth and development.

We will have babysitting available, just sign up in your child’s classroom.

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Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Misericordia Family Fest

Family Fest is Misericordia's largest one-day fundraising event of the year - bringing families, friends and neighbors together for a day of great food, live entertainment and fun!  

Misericordia is a non-profit, residential facility serving children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities from diverse ethnic, religious, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  For more info visit misericordia.org

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Oct
3
5:00 PM17:00

Family Connections: Discovery Science & Cardboard Creations

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At CCDC, we’ve been collecting boxes to transform them into a number of imaginative creations.  This year we invite our parents to collaborate with the children on their collective box creations. We will be sure to document the creative process, but most of all we want parents to enjoy the fun of building with the children.

The Global Cardboard Challenge, held each year in October, celebrates children's creativity and play.  This year the Global Cardboard Challenge is celebrated October 5. CCDC classrooms will showcase cardboard creations in honor of Caine's Arcade and the Imagination Foundation to celebrate CREATIVITY!  Be sure to watch the video, Caine's Arcade,  that inspired this fun, unique global initiative to advocate the importance of PLAY!  

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Nov
4
to Nov 22

Sharing is Caring Food Drive

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Holiday celebrations share a universal theme of sharing with others.  Caring for others and being grateful are important values to model and teach young children.  During the next three weeks, CCDC encourages our families to bring in designated food from each classroom to share with Niles Township Food Pantry.   The children enjoy using their math skills to sort, tally, count, and package the cans and boxes to share with those in need. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Feb
3
to Feb 14

Hearts for Haiti

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Each year, CCDC, encourages our families to participate in a center wide service project to collect essentials for "Health Care Packs" that are distributed by our school nurse, Sue Walsh, on her annual trips to Haiti.  The children will sort, count, tally and package these everyday necessities with TLC for the children of Haiti, with valentines tucked inside each packet.  

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Apr
13
to Apr 17

NAEYC Week of the Young Child

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NAEYC's Week the Young Child 2020:  Celebrating Our Youngest Learners!

The Week of the Young Child will be celebrated April 13–17, 2020 for five fun-filled, themed days to celebrate of our youngest learners! The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration hosted by NAEYC to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.

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May
4
to May 7

CCDC Celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week

Nationwide, communities across the United States have set aside the first full week of May as  Teacher Appreciation Week , with the first Tuesday being the  National Teacher Appreciation Day . During this special week, children surprise their teachers with well-deserved thanks.  Take special care of your child’s teachers this week, and acknowledge the important role they share with parents in the development of your young child on the National Teacher Appreciation Day, Tuesday, May 5, 2020.  Teachers agree that good teaching is their own reward, but Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 is a great time to let teachers know how they have touched your life and the life of your child(ren).

Nationwide, communities across the United States have set aside the first full week of May as Teacher Appreciation Week, with the first Tuesday being the National Teacher Appreciation Day. During this special week, children surprise their teachers with well-deserved thanks.

Take special care of your child’s teachers this week, and acknowledge the important role they share with parents in the development of your young child on the National Teacher Appreciation Day, Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

Teachers agree that good teaching is their own reward, but Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 is a great time to let teachers know how they have touched your life and the life of your child(ren).

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Jun
26
4:30 PM16:30

CCDC Annual Family Picnic & Gardening Project

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Pack a picnic dinner, bring your chair and blanket, and join us on the playground with family and friends.

Parents are invited to bring a dessert to share with family and friends. Please be sure it is store bought to comply with safety regulations.

 We’ll be planting flowers in our Friendship Garden, too. Please bring an annual or perennial to plant with your child and we’ll supply the shovels and gloves!

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Mar
6
5:00 PM17:00

Two-Three Class "A Pretty Picture" Art Gallery & Silent Auction

Come enjoy some snacks and great artwork.  After a 25 minute showing of our three week project, each family will receive five M&M's to bid on selected group artwork during a silent auction.   Be there or lose a chance to have a beautiful "mess"terpiece in your home.  Who knows, maybe one day your child may be the next Picasso, Van Gogh or Monet.

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