Arcata Play Center 

The Arcata Recreation Division with funding from First 5 Humboldt offers a play group for families with children newborn to 5 years. Play Center is a safe and comfortable environment for children to interact with other children while learning important playtime social skills. Activities include drawing, books, tricycles, Duplo blocks, play kitchen, musical instruments in addition to many other developmental toys. Caregivers have an opportunity to gain support from each other.

Do you have concerns about the impacts of the pandemic on your child's development? Developmental screening and enrichment resources are available. Arcata Play Center is invested in Ages and Stages developmental screening. We are proud to use the #1 developmental and social-emotional screeners to give kids a great start in life. Ask a facilitator how you and your child can get involved.

Ages: Newborn - 5 years
Location: D St. Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St. in Arcata
Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Facilitators: Anna, Cat, Chelsea, Desirae, and Liesl
Suggested Donation: $3 drop-in 

First Year Playgroup

First Year Playgroup is a developmentally responsive play environment designed for infants in their first year of life and their caregivers. Funded in partnership with First 5 Humboldt.

Ages: Newborn - 1 Year
Location: D St. Neighborhood Center, 1301 D St. in Arcata
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Facilitators: Cat

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