UPCOMING EVENTS

If there is a children’s event you would like added to the KITE calendar, please contact Jennefer at jbryan@enfield.org with all relevant information. 

Jun
23
Tue
2020
PD Preparing for a post Covid-19 Classroom @ online
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Preparing for a Post Covid-19 Classroom Tuesday June 23  6:30 – 7:30pm

The next school year will bring with it the relief of the return to routine and all the usual nervous energy of a new school year, compounded by the trepidation of our new post Covid-19 reality. Join us for a discussion defining the unique challenges of the 2020-21 school year, and how best to prepare ourselves, our students and our schools.

Jul
10
Fri
2020
Enfield Public Library-Blanket Bingo @ Enfield Public Library
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for Blanket Bingo at the Enfield Public Library on Friday, July 10th at 10:00 am.  Bring your own Blanket and play bingo on the front lawn of the library (weather permitting) and win prizes. Masks are required when not on your blanket and we ask that blankets be placed at least 6 ft from others. This drop-in program is for kids ages 5 and up and must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Please call the library at 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details or visit the library’s website: www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org .

 

 

Jul
15
Wed
2020
Enfield Public Library-Take & Make Shields @ Enfield Public Library
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Imagine you’re a Knight this summer. What would a knight need? A shield of course! It’s a “Take & Make” Crafty Wednesday at the Enfield Public Library. Use your own paint, markers, crayons etc. to create your own Knight’s shield!  Blank, heavy-duty cardboard shields can be picked up curbside at the Enfield Public Library on Wednesday, July 15th from 9:30-10:30 or 6:30-7:30. This craft is for ages 4 and up and there is no need to register in advance.

 

 

 

Please call the library at 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details or visit the library’s website: www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org .

 

Enfield Public Library-Take & Make Shields Evening Pick Up @ Enfield Public Library
Jul 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Imagine you’re a Knight this summer. What would a knight need? A shield of course! It’s a “Take & Make” Crafty Wednesday at the Enfield Public Library. Use your own paint, markers, crayons etc. to create your own Knight’s shield!  Blank, heavy-duty cardboard shields can be picked up curbside at the Enfield Public Library on Wednesday, July 15th from 9:30-10:30 or 6:30-7:30. This craft is for ages 4 and up and there is no need to register in advance.

 

 

 

Please call the library at 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details or visit the library’s website: www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org .

 

Jul
20
Mon
2020
Enfield Public Library- “Imagine Your Story Scavenger Hunt”
Jul 20 all-day

Looking for a fun family event that will allow you to get out of the house and explore the town of Enfield?  Then grab your clue list on the Enfield Public Library’s website or at the library and participate in our “Imagine Your Story Scavenger Hunt”.   Using the clues locate the signs throughout the town. On the back of each sign will be different characters from fairy tales, myths and legends. Write down the name(s) of the character(s), the title of the story or a description of the character on your clue list to enter contest.  Two winners will be chosen from correct entries. One entry per family or group. Scavenger hunt begins on July 20th and all forms must be submitted by August 10th. Clue list is available on our website or pick up a copy at the library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please call the library at 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details or visit the library’s website: www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org

Jul
29
Wed
2020
Enfield Public Library-Take & Make Dragon Crafts @ Enfield Public Library
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

What does every knight need? Why a Dragon of course!  It’s a “Take & Make” Crafty Wednesday at the Enfield Public Library. Use your own paint, markers, crayons etc.  and supplies provided by the library to create your own flying dragon!  Dragon kits can be picked up curbside at the Enfield Public Library on Wednesday, July 29th from 9:30-10:30 or 6:30-7:30. This craft is for ages 4 and up and there is no need to register in advance.

Please call the library at 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details or visit the library’s website: www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org .

 

Aug
25
Tue
2020
KITE PD: Trauma Informed Practice – the first 100 days @ online
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

KITE Professional Development Series : Trauma-Informed Practices – the first 100 days | Tues Aug 25th 6:30PM
Emphasizing trauma-informed practices that focus on social emotional health and child centered learning in the first 100 days, even remotely

Free Webinar for Educators Prek-2 with Peg Oliviera

This fall, children, more than ever, will need our assurance that school is a safe place where people care about them and are there to help. It is essential that we adhere to practices we know to support secure attachments and optimal child development. In this session we will discuss how to ensure our classrooms are places of calm and security and best support children in their path back to school.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED: https://kitepd-100days.eventbrite.com

Aug
26
Wed
2020
Parent Webinar: Navigating Transitions in Early Childhood @ online
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

KITE Parent Webinar: Navigating Transitions In Early Childhood

| Wed. Aug 26th 6:30-7:30

For Parents PreK – K with Peg Oliveira, PhD

 

Change isn’t easy. Effective transitions take some effort. In this free webinar for parents PreK-K, Peg Oliveira, will review practices that can help a child and family move more smoothly and peacefully from one life experience to another. We’ll spend some concentrated time on the transition back to school in the fall of 2020.

Aug
28
Fri
2020
ERfC’s Free Backpack Day for Kids! @ Alcorn Administration Building
Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Enfield community wants to make sure all Enfield kids are ready to succeed on the first day of school!
New backpacks & school supplies will be available for Enfield families who need assistance getting kids ready for school.
Please wear masks and social distance while picking up backpacks. Backpacks will be available as “grab & go”, and no one will be allowed inside the building to pick out backpacks this year.

Sep
2
Wed
2020
KITE Collaborative Monthly Meeting @ ONLINE
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
KITE LOGO
KITE :: Key Initiatives to Early Education

ALL Welcome to attend KITE’s monthly meeting.

please rsvp: Cgomeau@enfield.org