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Expo features community resources

South Washington County Early Childhood Community Connections will present the Early Childhood Resource Expo Saturday, March 8 at the South Washington County Service Center, 13000 Ravine Parkway South, Cottage Grove. The event is free.

The expo features activities for parents and children, birth to age 5 including finger plays, stories and fitness demonstration; breakout sessions for parents such as ideas for picky eaters and guidance for finding quality childcare; samples of ECFE programs; information about community resources for families; the Washington County Public Health Department conducting developmental screenings for children from birth to age 5; and much more. Events also include healthy snacks, giveaways, and door prizes.

Complete details are available by selecting the "click here" link at Parents are encouraged to come alone or with their children. No registration is necessary.

For more information, contact Shari at Early Childhood Family Education, (651) 768-5330.

The event is a collaboration of Anoka Washington County Head Start, Early Childhood Family Education, Human Services Inc., Early Childhood Behavior Assistance, School Readiness, Southeast Area YMCA, Washington County Library, Washington County Public Health & Environment, Child Care Resource and Referral, Woodbury and Cottage Grove Parks & Recreation and Youth Service Bureau.