Free, fun events remind parents & caregivers to Take the Time, Make the Moments Matter
Kingston, ON (April 24, 2019) – United Way Success By 6 Week is a fun-filled week with over 120 free events and activities for the youngest members of our community. Once again this year, activities for children 0-6 years, their parents and caregivers are being held across the entire Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington region.
This annual initiative runs from Monday, May 6th to Sunday, May 12th, and aims to increase public awareness about the importance of early childhood learning and care. The week provides opportunities for young children, their families and caregivers to participate and have fun together.
Success By 6 Week events have been planned in five categories – physical activities, learning activities, environment, drop-ins & playgroups, and fun activities. This year there are several new events including Flower Moon Festivities, Music with Grand-friends and Zoodles of Fun, as well as returning favourites like Touch the Trucks, Parent & Tot Swims, Cupcake Decorating and Teddy Bear Hospital.
The week also features French and bilingual events including Décorez votre assiette!, Activités: EarlyON, and Story Parties.
“We all know the first six years of a child’s life are the most important,” says Bhavana Varma, President & CEO, United Way of KFL&A. “This is a week of experiences that will, we hope, create long-lasting fun memories for our youngest residents. Thank you to our participating organizations for putting our youngest community members first, and helping all of us to remember to ‘ Take the Time, Make the Moments Matter.‘ ™”
For a full listing of Success By 6 Week events, visit the United Way website at www.successby6kfla.ca.
About Success By 6
Success By 6 aims to improve the lives of our youngest children by supporting organizations that work with young children age 0 to 6 years. Success By 6 is based on the idea that it takes a village to raise a child and that we all have a role to play in ensuring that every child has a chance to succeed early in life. By investing in young children, their parents and caregivers, we dramatically increase our children’s chances for a healthy and successful future. Visit www.unitedwaykfla.ca for more information.
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Bhavana Varma, President & CEO , United Way KFLA
613-542-2674, ext. 1101, firstname.lastname@example.org