Dennis / Yarmouth Programs, Play & Learn Groups and more

Here are upcoming programs in the Dennis/Yarmouth area

We are excited to provide programs for families for the Fall 2018 Season. Registration is ongoing. Families residing in Dennis and Yarmouth will be given priority for registration. See below for registration information.

Pre-registration required, call 508-778-7988 x4 (same day registration not recommended)

January  PLAYGROUPS – Scroll down for more programs

Weekly Play & Learn Groups (groups start the week of 1/7 unless otherwise noted*):


  • Story & Craft / Swan Pond Village Community Center, Yarmouth / 10-11: 30 am / Miss Jill


  • Run, Jump & Move / Moose Lodge, South Yarmouth / 10- 11 am / Miss Jill
  • 6 weeks (1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, and 2/12) Move & Groove with Miss Lori / Flax Pond Recreation Building, Yarmouth / 3:45-4: 45 pm (Appropriate for children ages 4 years to 8 years) – Miss Lori


  • Intergenerational Music & Movement / Mayflower Nursing & Rehabilitation, West Yarmouth/9:45-10: 45 am/Miss Jill


  • Multicultural Playgroup / Northside Methodist Church, Dennis/9:30 am – 11 am / Miss Patti


  • Terrific Toddlers/Dennis Public Library, Dennisport-10 am – 11 am (Appropriate for new walkers and children up to 2years) / Miss Mary
  • Baby & Me: Lap Babies Group / Dennis Public Library, Dennisport- 11 am – 12 pm (Appropriate for pre-walking babies)/ Miss Mary


Me and My Dad

Hey Dads and other Male Caregivers! Looking for something fun and engaging to do with your children?

FREE activities for all guys raising children!

We will be going on some fun field trips once-a-month
with the support of Tomas Tolentino (Veteran Dad). This winter we will be visiting Long Pasture Wildlife Center and have a Professional Naturalist lead us in some fun hands-on activities. Appropriate for all ages.

All programs are FREE.

Field trips are accompanied by veteran dad Tomas Tolentno.

Appropriate for all ages. 

Nature Exploring and Learning at Long Pasture Wildlife Center

  • Saturday, January 12th from 11 am – 12 pm
  • Saturday, February 9th from 11 am -12 pm
  • Saturday, March 9th from 11 am-12 pm

Registration is required for all programs. Details will be given at the time of registration.

To register, call: 508-778-7988×1

This program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.


The Cape Regional Ten Town CFCE presents:

Raising Healthy Families: Effective Positive Discipline

for parents with children ages Birth – 6 yrs with Cindy Horgan

This 4-week series of workshops will include:

Developmental issues, communication, understanding temperament, encouraging good behavior, parenting styles, discipline, working through power struggles and tantrums, anger management, sibling rivalries, coping with stress, and more.

Tuesdays 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/5/19

Pizza dinner will be served from : 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Class with Childcare will be from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Station Avenue Elementary School 276 Station Avenue, South Yarmouth

Limited childcare and transportation available
Registration required. To register for this Free program, call Jody Almonte: 508-778-7988 x 4

This program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.


Munch & Move

For parents with their children ages Birth through 8 years

Facilitated by Bridget Delaney-Messana, Child Care Specialist

This program is FREE for families. Limited space available-Registration required.

Wednesday, March 13th (snow date 3/20) from 5pm-6: 30 pm

Northside Methodist Church, 701 Airline Road, Brewster (The

Brewster/Dennis Town Line)

  • Join us for some for fun cooking/eating and movement activities that the whole family will enjoy.
    To Register for this FREE Program Call Jody Almonte: 508 – 778 – 7988 x 4. This program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.


The Cape Regional Ten Town CFCE presents:

Book and Cook: Cooking With Kids

Dates: Thursdays: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14 (Skip 2/21), and 2/28 Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

For parents with their children ages 3-8 years old

Facilitated by Tomas Toletino and Mary Wilson

Each week we will meet to combine children’s literature and food.

Using the story as inspiration, you and your children will use fresh ingredients and cooking tools to create kid-friendly snacks they will love making and eating. Each week we will have a salad and beverage to make it a meal. Come Cook and Learn with us!

Location: ME Small Elementary School Cafeteria, West Yarmouth

Registration Required

To register for this FREE program, call Jody Almonte at 508-778-7988 x4

This program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.


Pitter Patter Puppets Family Puppet Show!

With Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Puppets

The Dennis Public Library, 5 Hall Street, Dennis Port

Friday February 22, 2019 at 12:30pm

No need to register or sign up, this event is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, please call ahead to make sure the program is taking place.

The show is geared towards 2 – 7-year-olds

This event is sponsored by a grant from the MA Department of Early Education and Care

Please call Lisa Cunningham at 508.760.6219 for more information.


Funding support for most of the above programs is provided by grants from the Children’s Trust and
Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.
Call 508-240-3310 for more information.


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