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 508-246-4245 or email her at mkgilmor@comcast.net.  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.

Lucy’s Playgroups will meet OUTDOORS on days it is above 50 degrees and not raining or too windy.  All of these playgroups are free and all ages are welcome.  Don’t hesitate to text Lucy with questions (if you are unsure about meeting place).  508-246-4245

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


Brewster Toddler Town meets for the last time this season on Thursday 4/13/17 at 10-11:30 am at Brewster Ladies’ Library, 1822 Main St., Brewster.
Look for a new schedule in September.


Katie’s Chatham Community Center Open Gym  10:30-12 on Mondays; April-May


Lucy’s Eastham Wiley Park Playground Wednesdays at 10:30-noon (If inclement weather, meet at the Eastham Library)


Katie’s Harwich Open Gym & Playgroup meets each Tuesday from 9:15-10:00 (Gym) & Thursdays from 10:30 am – noon  at Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak St., Harwich.  ** In May, this group will meet at Brooks Park Playground

Lucy’s Harwich Brooks Park Playground 10:30-noon (In April, inclement weather will meet in Harwich Comm. Center Playroom).


Baby’s 1st Year  – every Tuesday 10:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Snow Library, 67 Main St., Orleans. Leah Dower is the new facilitator. We meet to share stories, ask questions, and get familiar with resources that support you such as: nutrition, parenting, breast feeding, etc. Weekly discussion topics will include the various developmental stages during baby’s first year.

Lucy’s Orleans Eldredge Park Playground 10:30-12 noon  Outside on days above 50 degrees and not raining or too windy.


Lucy’s Truro Puma Playground  Fridays 10:30-noon (If inclement weather meet at the Provincetown Community Center Playroom #75)


Wellfleet Audubon Tyke Hike Fridays from 1-2pm (Meets rain or shine dress for the weather!)



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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