Early Childhood programing at HPNC includes Weekday Play-N-Learn, a program designed to meet the developmental needs of children from birth to four years old, a Caregiver’s Fitness Class on Friday mornings, and HPNC’s Childcare Information and Referral Service.

Weekday Play-N-Learn offers a combination of informal playgroups, structured learning activities such as Messy Art, Musical Story Time, Creative Movement, Yoga, and more! Play-N-Learn also includes HPNC’s longest running program, Tot Lot, which provides indoor play time with a multitude of equipment.  Here, toddlers run off steam and develop gross motor coordination while encountering opportunities for socialization, taking turns and learning to share.

Tot Lot Parties are a popular part of HPNC’s Play N Learn Program. Mark your tot’s calendar – our famous Valen-Tiny Party is coming up on February 14th from 10 a.m. – Noon.

Our Childcare Information and Referral Service provides parents a highly personalized information about local childcare options.  We also provide guidance for parents unsure of what the best fit is for them when comparing the pros and cons of daycare centers, homes, and nanny care.  Depending on family needs and priorities, we are able to make specific referrals or assist in choosing between options that the family has already found on their own.

Drop-in Information and Referral Sessions are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 – 11 a.m. Parents, prospective parents, and childcare providers are all welcome! Winter session dates are: January 18, February 15th, and March 21st. Can’t make it for one of those times? Feel free to request information any time over email.

Questions?  Please e-mail our Early Childhood Staff.

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