Tag Archives: Holidays

February 2012 Featured Article

Celebrate Black History Month! February may be best known for Valentine’s Day but did you know February is also Black History Month?  Established in 1976, the whole country comes together to acknowledge African Americans and their great history.  Here at … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I know, we’re a day early but that’s okay!  The staff of the Services for Children Department would like to wish you and yours a very Happy New Year!  I hope you are doing something fun and festive (party hats … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

With December 25th just a few days away, I’m sure your children are breathless with anticipation for “the big day”.  But not all of us celebrate Christmas, but perhaps Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, or some of us simply enjoy the feeling … Continue reading

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Give the gift of reading this holiday season

  The holiday season is rapidly approaching – lights are being strung, dinners and get – togethers are being planned, and lists are being made (things to do, people to see, and much more!) With all of that running around … Continue reading

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April 2011 Parent Zone

Jokes & Hoaxes It’s spring! That means the perfect time to gear up for April Fools’ Day, the one day of the year you can be silly—just because. You can play tricks on your kids or encourage them to play … Continue reading

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March Parent Zone 2011

Parent Zone March 2011 The Luck o’ the Irish On March 17, everyone likes to feel a little bit Irish.  St. Patrick’s Day is a great holiday for kids and adults alike.  It is fun to learn about the history … Continue reading

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February Parent Zone 2011

Celebrate Chinese New Year New Year’s day as we know it has come and gone, but we’re just getting geared up to celebrate!  The Chinese New Year is arguably the biggest holiday celebrated among people of Chinese heritage.  Although it … Continue reading

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