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First 5

Talk. Read. Sing. It changes everything.

  • When: April 24, 2017 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • When: April 26, 2017

    The Sonoma County ACEs Connections meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month.

  • When: April 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM

    The Cradle to Career Committee meets on the third Thursday of every month; the community is invited to attend all meetings.

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    Timeline Photos

    Published on March 30, 2017
    The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it and turn it inside out. #SonomaFirst5 #Sonoma
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    Timeline Photos

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Children learn best when they do things with someone they love - like you! Simply talking, reading, and singing with your child creates a loving bond and plants the seeds for lifelong learning and educational success.
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    Timeline Photos

    Published on March 28, 2017
    Last chance to enter for your chance to WIN tickets to the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County. Sometimes advice and ideas from other parents are just what you need. What is the most valuable parenting tip that you received? Please share your answer here: goo.gl/wwKDqP. Winner to be announced this Friday.
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    Timeline Photos

    Published on March 27, 2017
    Next time you finish reading a book, start a conversation. Try one of these questions: Which character would you like to meet in real life? What do you wish was different about the ending? Who knows where your conversation may go…
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    Timeline Photos

    Published on March 24, 2017
    FREE Eggstravaganza this Saturday from 10:30-12:30 at the Coddingtown Mall. There will be a mall-wide scavenger hunt where children can read clues with their parents to decipher which store to visit for a prize, long with arts and crafts, and of course, a special visit from Bunny! More info: goo.gl/oLz9rw
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