Mad Scientists Create
Bring the kiddos out to make a mess and get creative. The FRC will provide common kitchen items and supplies to get creative with science. We will provide ideas for experiments but kids will be encouraged to use their brains and creativity. February 28, 5:00pm.
Sledding in Frederic
Meet in Frederic near the east parking lot of the elementary school on Park Avenue for a morning of sledding and skating. This event is weather, snow, and ice dependant. The ice rink in Frederic has a warming hut with used skates available for use. Bring your own sleds if you have them.
You must pre-register for Lil' Chefs. Join us with your kiddos for cooking at the FRC.
December 11 - Holiday Cookies - 5:00pm
January 11 - Mini Lasagna - 5:00pm
February 11 - Valentine Pies - 5:00pm
We will have playgroups every Monday and Thursday at 10:00 am. Caregivers and their children can come for play, activities, projects and a snack . No RSVP necessary.
Winter Fun Family Night
Join us on January 17 at 5:00pm for winter themed activities. Snack provided. Please RSVP.
Movie and Pizza
On Friday, February 8 at 5:30pm we will be showing a movie on the projector screen and serving pizza. Please RSVP. Movie to be shown is not yet decided.
Fun and Fit Families Program
Our summer and fall programming focuses on getting families outside on our county's trails, lakes, and parks to recreate together. Join us to discover our natural resources while having fun with your family. All activities will include a healthy snack. See below for individual activity details. Please RSVP when possible. When you attend activities (playgroups count), you earn chances to win prizes at the fall finale. Save the date for our Fun and Fit Finale at Crex Meadows with prizes on October 13th.
Healthy Families of Burnett County - Home Visitation
The FRC has home visiting program for families who are pregnant or have newborn babies. This free, weekly home visiting program will support you through your pregnancy and the early years of your baby's life. We will give you ways to make your home safer, information on how to care for your baby, facts regarding development, activities you can do with your baby, and much more. To learn more about this exciting program call the FRC.
Home Visits/Parenting Classes
Someone from the FRC will visit you in your home, at the FRC, or a location of your choice for assistance with parenting, budgeting, discipline, or just someone to talk to. If you are interested or in need of support, please call us.
This program is a supervised visitation program for parents with custody or safety concerns.
We offer two playgroups a week - Mondays and Thursdays - from 10:00-11:30am at the FRC in Siren. Parents, guardians, daycare providers, or grandparents bring your children to play, do crafts, and have a snack. You can play with your children and chat and network with other adults. A great chance for your little one to play and socialize. Open to all ages.
****Note: During the warmer months we will meet at Crooked Lake Park in Siren.
Lil's Chefs will promote healthy eating and nutrition. Come to the FRC and cook with your children. Watch your children get excited about cooking as they wear their chef's hats and aprons. We hope to get them to try new foods. There will always be something to eat and sometimes food to take home. Occasionally families will be requested to bring cooking items from home (ie: pans, bowls, storage containers). The smaller children are welcome - they can play while we cook and there is always extra food. Please RSVP for this event so we can plan the food accordingly.
Arts and Crafts Night
We will have a monthly themed Arts and Crafts Night. All ages are welcome and snacks will be served. Check the "Upcoming Events" section for details on the monthly theme.
Family Fun Activities and Field Trips.
Join us for family fun activities during the month. Everyone is welcome to join us in fun activities that include the whole family. Past activities include holiday parties, pumpkin carving, sun and sand party, gardening night, pirates and princesses, Family Nature Day, kayaking, and much more. In the warmer months we try to get outside and meet at different areas in our county. Past trips have included Crex Meadows, Tammi's Wildlife Rescue, Pizza by the Pond, Fort Folle Avoine, apple orchards, fall outings, sledding, dairy farm tours, and more.
Come to the FRC for free, gently used baby clothes (newborn - 4T). Take what you need and give back when you can. Other miscellaneous items are available from time to time such as blankets, toys, books, winter gear, etc. Donations are also accepted but we request that they are not stained, ripped, or broken. We cannot accept cribs or car seats.
Bosom Buddies Breastfeeding Group
Bosom Buddies is a Breast Feeding Group led by a certified lactation counselor. We will meet every Wednesday at the FRC at 9:00am. Some topics to be covered will be going back to work , when and how to pump, sore nipples, mastitis, plugged ducts.
Car Seat Safety
The FRC has a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician on staff! Please call to make an appointment to have your car seats inspected, fitted to your child, information on recalls, and help with installation. Please expect appointments to take at least 40 minutes and have children present if possible.
Burnett County Family Resource Center, INC