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Partners in Play
Event Date:Mondays
Time:10:15 AM to 11:15 AM and 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Place:Venice Community Center
Cost:FREE
For mobile babies to 5 year olds. Free. Drop in and enjoy special play time with your child, meet friendly Parenting Educators and discover how we can help you enjoy parenting even more. Hands-on developmental age appropriate activities, circle time fun, make new friends and get valuable parenting information. Offered by Forty Carrots Family Center, Forty Carrots.
 
Partners in Play
Event Date:Wednesdays
Time:10:15 AM to 11:15 A.M. and 11:45 A.M. to 12:45 P.M.
Place:Selby Public Library
Cost:FREE
For mobile babies to 5 years old. FREE. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet friendly Parenting Educators and discover how we can help you enjoy parenting even more. Hands-on developmental age appropriate activities, circle time fun, make new friends and get valuable parenting information. Offered by Forty Carrots Family Center, Forty Carrots.
 
Baby Play & Learn: Welcome to Our World
Event Date:Mondays
Time:11:15 A.M. to 12:15 P.M.
Place:Forty Carrots Family Center
Cost:FREE
Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, informative class with our Parenting Educators. Explore topics that are relevant to you and your family as you begin the journey of raising a healthy and happy child. No pre-registration required. Forty Carrots Family Center, 941-365-7716 or Forty Carrots.
 
Sensory Solutions Parent Support Group
Event Date:Third Tuesday of each Month
Time:6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Place:5045 Fruitville Rd., Suite 145, Sarasota
Cost:FREE, childcare is available for $11 per child
Support group for parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children with ASD, SPD, and other related sensory disorders. To RSVP, reply to jss1177@yahoo.com

 
Studio 40 (1-5 year olds)
Event Date:Wednesdays
Time:11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Place:Forty Carrots Parenting Center
Cost:$15.00 per family
Event Description: Drop in Wednesday's for a captivating program of art, music, movement, science and other creative activities at our own Studio 40 - a magical place where parents, grandparents and children play and discover. In this special group our indoor and outdoor classroom provides hands-on play experiences which are key to early childhood learning. The Studio's monthly spotlights brings books to life. Children's classics are the springboard to a new adventure each week. November/December Spotlight: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle. No pre-registration required. Fee $15 per family. Forty Carrots Family Center, fortycarrots.org
 
Breastfeeding Support and Latch Clinic Presented by Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Event Date:Fridays
Time:Friday mornings
Place:Forty Carrots Parenting Center
Cost:FREE
Friday mornings. Starts this November. Facilitated by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Join us as we hear what is working for you and other mothers, share information and resources, and make new connections with other breastfeeding mothers. This weekly clinic provides a hands-on approach with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). You may weigh your baby, see how much milk baby transfers while breastfeeding, get assistance with latch, ask questions about breastfeeding or simply visit with other breastfeeding mothers. Forty Carrots Family Center, Forty Carrots.