Early Childhood Playgroups

The following free activities are offered in the Lower/Outer Cape towns for children aged birth-3, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. These are drop-in groups, no pre-registration is required. These playgroups do not meet on Nauset School vacation days. If Nauset schools are closed due to weather, then the playgroup is also cancelled. Call 508-240-3310 for more information; or email Lucy Gilmore at mkgilmor@comcast.net. For Baby’s First Year, contact Monica Keefe-Hess at 508-240-3310 or email at mkeefe@capecodchildrensplace.com. Funding support for most of these programs are provided by a grants from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education & Care & Children’s Trust, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.

Check our latest newsletter for more opportunities and fun activities for you and your child.


Baby’s 1st Year Stroller Walks – every Tuesday through September 29. We’ll meet at 9:15 be the bench near the entrance to the bike trail at the Salt Pond Visitor’s Center in Eastham. Join Moncia Keefe-Hess, Parent Education Coordinator for Cape Cod Children’s Place each Tuesday morning to walk, talk, share stories, ask questions, and get familiar with resources that support you. For more information, call Monica Keefe-Hess at 508-240-3310 or email mkeefe@capecodchildrensplace.com.


Monday Morning Meet-Up…Join Lucy Gilmore at Eldredge Parkway Playground (next to the ball field), Orleans. Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 13 & 10, 10:30 – noon.



Check out the CLAMS (Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing) website at www.clamsnet.org

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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