Upcoming Events!

  • Give Me 5! April & May 2019   Kattekrab - Spring blossom

VNA and Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry

  • Date: Tuesday, April 16th 2019
    Start Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: VNA and Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry at 801 Villa St. Elgin.

    Description:

    VNA is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank and the Mobile Food Pantries to bring food to those in need. Give Me Five! is participating to share Early childhood resources, books and activities to do with their children focusing on the Give Me Five! message.

Community Resource Fair

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17th 2019
    Start Time: 
    4:00 pm
    End Time: 
    6:00 pm
    Location:
    Independence Center for Early Learning at 200 Taylor Ave., Bartlett.

    Description:

    Give Me Five! will have a table that will focus on sharing the message of how parents help to get their child ready for learning in Kindergarten through Talk, Play, Read, Do and Write!  
     
     

Children's Day

  • Children's Day

    Date: Saturday, April 27th 2019 

    Start Time: 9:00 am
    End Time: 
    11:00 am
    Location:
    Tefft Middle School at 1100 Shirley Ave in Streamwood.

    Description:

    Come celebrate the Day of the Child and stop by the Give Me Five! table to learn about the Early Childhood programs that are offered in School District U-46 and to hear how parents are a child’s first and most important teacher!!
     
Empowered Pregnancy
  • Date: Tuesday, April 30th 2019
    Start Time: 
    5:30 pm
    Location: Sherman Hospital at 1425 North Randall Rd. in Elgin.

    Description:

    Learning Begins at Birth!  Give Me Five! partners with EPEL and Advocate Sherman Hospital’s “Empowered Pregnancy” Program to present the importance of parents as a child’s first and most important teacher and using the Give Me Five! message will help ensure that their children are ready for learning in Kindergarten.
Mobile Food Pantry

Mobile Food Pantry

  • Date: Tuesday, May 7th 2019
    Start Time: 4:00 am
    Location: Greater Elgin Family Care Center and Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry at 373 Summit St in Elgin.

    Description:

    Greater Elgin Family Care Center is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank and the Mobile Food Pantries to bring food to those in need. Give Me Five! is participating to share Early childhood resources, books and activities to do with their children focusing on the Give Me Five! message.

Baby Fest
  • Date: Saturday, May 11th 2019
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 1:00 pm
    Location: Gail Borden Public Library at 270 North Grove Ave in  Elgin.

    Description:

    Stop by or "stroller in" to explore the latest baby information in the area. It will feature health and wellness resources, community services, and early childhood literacy information at the Give Me Five! table. You won't want to miss this community event! Specialty vendors will be sharing their unique items for little ones and families in the library lobby.

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