Navigating Food with Children

A free presentation Tuesday, November 28, 9:30-11:30 at the North Lake Family Centre for parents of young children with Erika Bauer, certified eating psychology coach.  

  • Learn about supporting healthy eating habits from a young age. 
  • How diverse is your child’s diet? 
  • What are the best snack foods? 
  • What’s the deal with Breakfast? 
  • Why is my child ALWAYS hungry? 
  • What does sugar actually do?   

North Lake Family Centre (Jewett School). Childcare provided. 

CCRR Toy Lending Library visit!

Heather from Childcare Resource and Referral program will be visiting Kaslo Strong Start on Wednesday, October 18th. 

For a $40 annual membership, families can borrow from a wide range of toys and resources including puzzles, infant toys, games, books, gross motor equipment (slides etc.). 

Please bring cheques or exact change.  Financial assistance is also available to cover the cost of the membership for eligible families.  Heather can also help people with applications and questions about childcare subsidy as well as community resources. 

Parenting in a Digital World.

A free workshop with Sean Larsen, child & youth mental health clinician.   Tuesday, October 17,  9:30-11:30 at the Kaslo Family Centre.  Registration is required.

  • Learn about current findings on children and digital media.
  • Consider the ways children use digital media and the risks involved. 
  • Talk about sleep, sexuality, aggression, mental health and development as they relate to ‘screen time’. 
  • Learn strategies for parenting and managing emotions around media use. 
  • Childcare provided.

Understanding Addiction: Family & Friends Workshop

This has been cancelled due to low enrolment.  It will be rescheduled to a later date probably on two evenings.  Please still contact Jenny to let her know if you are interested.

Thursday Nov 2nd, from 11am -3pm at St. Andrews Heritage Hall.

This workshop is for Friends and Family of those with Substance Use Issues. The workshop is based on the SMART Recovery model.

It covers the following topics:

Strong Start - Tuesday September 19th

We will be having pizza in the park for Strong Start Parent and Child Time on Tuesday September 19th, 2017.


  • Where: Vimy Park playground
  • When: 4:30 - 6:30pm
  • Who: Any family who has at least one child who is 5 years old or younger
  • What: Join us for playing and pizza.

Please come dressed for being outside regardless of the weather!

*Please bring your own water bottles and plates for dinner*

Mother Goose program at Kaslo Family Centre

A free program for dads or moms with children up to 2 ½ years.  Learn songs, stories and rhymes!  Have fun, meet other parents and strengthen your bond with your baby!  Fridays for 8 weeks, starting October 6th.  10-11:30.  Snacks and childcare (for older siblings) provided.  Registration required: Contact Barb Cyr: 250-353-7691 ext. 209 or .  Offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and supported by JVH school.


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