Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT) and the St Vincent de Paul Society’s Ability Links Program are offering a playgroup to engage all children, including those with a developmental delay, disability or additional needs. The playgroup is an opportunity for parents/carers to connect with each other and learn practical strategies to support their child’s learning and development. […]
We have two playgroups here at BNC! Red-Robin – This is an independantly operated playgroup (not-for-profit) which has informal gatherings of parents and their children from 0 – 5 yrs. Mondays from 10am – 12pm, during the school term Aspect – In partnership with Autism Spectrum Australia this playgroup provides tailored activities for children on […]
Work has started on the kids play area in the Playstation hall, with the construction of a new retaining wall, with renovations to the toilets to begin next Tuesday the 23rd. Building is expected to be finished by the 5th of September, and we hope that these works will cause as little disturbance to our […]
Are your little ones glued to the tv, phones and devices? Put the screens away and learn new techniques to interact with your child in a fun ‘unplugged’ way; Imaginative play, storytelling, active play for a healthy body/mind. 4 weekly play-packed sessions starting on tuesday 15th of march, 10am-12pm including morning tea. Suitable for children […]
Back by popular demand!! Come and celebrate Halloween at our Kids Disco, in the safety of the Centre. Date: Saturday 31st October Time: 3pm till 5pm Cost is $6 per ticket which includes a bag of sweets, on arrival. All tickets must be pre-purchased on 49470031 Sausage Sizzle, canteen, drinks & glow sticks for sale […]
We are so lucky to be surrounded by such clever folk in our community! Anthony Wood, from Mount Hutton is the author of a new kids book which has just come out, filled with beautiful illustrations. He was here at BNC this morning reading his new book to the supported playgroup for kids on the […]
We are proud to be part of the Lake Macquarie City Council’s ‘Summer Holiday Activities’ program! We will be having a tour of our community garden to learn about Permaculture and do some gardening! Friday 16 January 9.30-11am | 5+ years | It’s free! For more details check out the PDF.
Great News! The supported playgroup here at BNC will be back next year! Kaleidoscope Early Childhood Information Team, and Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), in partnership with Belmont Neighbourhood Centre and The Place: Charlestown Community Centre, are offering a supported playgroup, specializing in support for children with a developmental delay, disability or additional needs. The group […]
Did you know we are throwing a Halloween disco here at BNC? Your kids can trick or treat in safety while having a bit of a boogie! 31st of October, 4:30pm-6:30pm. $5 per child which includes a bag of sweets. You can also purchase sausage sizzle, drinks, and glowsticks on the night. Bookings essential! 4947 […]
New Toy in the Toy Library for our members to borrow – a little lawn mower! Makes mowing sounds to stimulate little ears, and is a great way to develop balance and practice walking. If you would like to borrow anything from our collection, please come in and have a browse through our catalogs.