Family Resource Center of Truckee Announces Early Learning Class Schedule for Winter 2012

This season the FRC is offering a brand new class and some "spins"on ongoing classes.  

New Class! Welcom Home Baby.....the 4th Trimester:  This series is geared for moms and newborns, birth to 12 weeks. Learn about your baby, yourself and connect with a network of new moms. You will learn to understand infant cues, infant crying, and a variety of postpartum related issues and learn to relax with your baby. This series is facilitated by Lisa Lindeen, a postpartum doula and classroom teacher, M.Ed, DONA trained D/PD.   The 6-week Series begins Wednesday, February 8, 11:00 am to 12:30 at the FRC. The cost is $72.00 and scholarships are available.


Baby and Me

Join these fun and educational classes for parents and non-ambulatory infants general aged 3 months to crawling/walking. Activities include music and play, education on health and child development, guest speakers and informal discussion. Series begins Friday, February 3, 11:am-12: 15 pm at the FRC

The 6-week series for infants will be held from 11 am-12: 15 pm. The facilitator is Cindy Bansen, R.N., IBCLC, Lactation Consultant, and the cost is $72.00 with scholarships available.


Toddler Gym-Time  Classes begin with start of cold weather-date to be announced.

Gym-Time is a free, weekly, drop-in opportunity for socialization and active play with developmental toys and equipment for ambulatory toddlers ages 1-3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Thursdays, 10-11:30 in the Big Gym in the TTUSD District Office


Family Music with Todd Wees

New! Now offering special Infant/Toddler and Pre-K classes

Join our local troubadour, Todd Wees, for the popular Todd Wees Music Experience. You and your children will enjoy high-spirited singing and dance-along music.

Two Series of six classes are offered:

Infant/Toddler, Ages birth to 3: Thursday Afternoons 4:45 p.m. to 5:30, Beginning January 31 at the Family Resource Center of Truckee.

Preschool, ages 3-5, : Wednesday afternoons 4:45 to 5:30 beginning Feb 1 at the Community Arts Center, Downtown Truckee.

The series costs $72.00 for the whole family and scholarships are available.


Loving Solutions Parenting Series Look for a new series to begin in March.

This 7-week, research-based, parenting series is geared for parents of children four to ten years old. Join the series for education and tips that will help you build parenting skills through easy techniques. Utilizing a workbook format, group interaction and home activities for, parents will be able to start using tools at home after the first session! Susan Bower, M.A, will facilitate the series. The series is $125.00, with workbook and class materials included. Scholarships are available

The Family Room at Truckee Elementary

Join the fun in the Family Room with your little ones. Open Monday through Wednesday from 9 am to noon. Enjoy arts and crafts, music and stories with a facilitated activity from 10:30 to 11:15. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, activities will be conducted in Spanish and English. All activities are free.



Family Fun Nights at Truckee Elementary

Mark your calendar and join community families and children, birth through 5th grade for a delicious, free, family dinner, entertainment and family activities.

The next 2 Family Fun Nights will take place January 27th and February 24th.


Annual Child Development Conference

Save the Date! Saturday, May 5

Don’t miss this exciting mini-conference that provides a day of stimulating, fun and educational workshops for parents and providers of children birth to 5. Details to come….


For more info and to register for on any of the events or classes above please email or leave a message at 587-2513 EXT 110


Ruth Jackson Hall

Classes Consultant

Family Resource Center of Truckee

Message Phone: 587-2513   Ext 110