PLAYGROUPS:

Building Blocks to Judaism Play Group: Temple Beth Sholom, 400 Middle Tpke. East, Manchester. Parents with birth to preschool aged children are invited to come socializ and play. Call for dates. Lisa Lebowitz: 646-6990
Playing with Grandma and Grandpa: Foxhill Center, 22 South St., Vernon. Mondays, 10-11AM. Exercise, blow bubbles, sing, play, and get to know the residents of Foxhill. RR. 875-3330
Hockanum Play Group: Hockanum Family Resource Center, Hockanum Elementary School, 191 Main St., East Hartford. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 10-11:30AM. Ages birth-5 enjoy crafts, stories, and exciting field trips. RR. $10/year. 622-5455
Gingersnaps Play Group: Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Rd., Avon. Tuesdays, 10AM-Noon. Children 1+ and their caregivers meet in the Community Room for this informal drop-in play session. 673-9712
Wonderful Wednesdays: Family Wellness Center, 635 Main St., Middletown. Wednesdays, 10AM-Noon. For toddlers and their caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome too. Tea and snacks served! Suggested donation: $3. 347-6971 x3662
Drop-in Play Time: Cora J. Belden Library, 33 Church St., Rocky Hill. Wednesdays, 10:15-11:30AM. Informal gathering where babies, toddlers, and preschoolers share llibrary toys and parents meet one another. 258-7621
Tots & Tunes: Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Fridays, 9:30 & 10:30AM. Music, movement, play, and socialization for ages birth-3. 673-6791
Caterpillar Club: Willington Public Library, Ruby Road, Willington. Thursdays. 9-11AM.
Ages 2 - 5. FREE. 487-3118
Drop-In Play Group: Cornerstone Community Center, 3 Prospect St., Vernon. Fridays, 10-11:30AM. Play group designed for newborns to age 5. Includes simple activities and songs. Priority given to Vernon residents. RR. 875-5771
Preschool Play Group: Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St., Manchester. Fridays, 10AM-Noon. Year-round play group for parents and their children ages birth-6. 645-0577. A play group also meets at the same time at the Whiton Branch Library, 100 N. Main St., Manchester. 643-6892
Single Moms & Kids Play Group: Family Wellness Center, 635 Main St., Middletown. One Saturday per month, 10AM-Noon. Call for dates. Suggested donation: $3. 347-6971 x3662
Preschool Activity Class: Willington Public Library, Ruby Road, Willington. Fridays. Ages 3-5. 9-11AM 487-3118
Preschool Activity Class: Willington Public Library, Ruby Road, Willington. Ages 3-5 Fridays 9-11AM 487-3118
Music and Movement: Willington Public Library, 7 Ruby Road, Willington. Tuesdays, 9:30-11AM. Ages 2-4. 487-3118
Play for All: Lucy Robbins Welles Library, 95 Cedar St., Newington. Various Saturdays, 10:30AM-Noon. A special needs play group that gives parents the opportunity to talk and support each other while their children play and socialize together. Sponsored by the library and Newington UNICO. 665-8722
Southeastern CT Family Play Group: If you are looking for a group of parents who love to have fun with their kids, we are the group for you! Birth and up. Dues: $10/year. www.sahm.meetup.com/257/.
Mothers and More: National group with play groups offered in all states. www.mothersandmore.org.
Poquonock School Play Group: Poquonock School, 1760 Poquonock Ave., Windsor. Thursdays 10-11:30 AM. Ages birth-3. Make new friends and socialize with other parents. Finger plays, songs, simple crafts, and story time. 687-2080, x131
Adoptive Families Playgroup: Meet with local adoptive parents who are interested in a playgroup for you and your child! This group is for stay-at-home moms and working moms who want to find fun things to do with their young children while getting to know other adoptive parents in the area. We meet at various times and places each month. Visit http://www.meetup.com/ct-adoption-playgroup for information on the group and play times.
East Hartford Birth-4 Playgroup: Silver Lane Elementary School Resource Center, East Hartford. Tuesday - Fridays 10:30-11:30AM. Birth-4 yrs w/parent or caregiver. FREE. RR 622-5515
Daddy and Me: Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Birth-3 yrs. Saturdays 10:30-11:15AM. Daddy and child enjoy games, music and play time. FREE. 673-6791