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Posted on: September 9, 2019

S.T.E.M. Into Space helps kids learn about space using science, technology, enginnering, math

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Sept. 9, 2019 - Have fun and learn together with your pre-K through second-grade student at S.T.E.M. Into Space, a workshop series where kids can learn about space while using science, technology, engineering, and math skills. The free, four-week program ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Hampton School Age Programs are open Thursday after school

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Sept. 5, 2019 — Hampton City Schools has canceled after-school activities on Thursday, but the City of Hampton School Age Programs will maintain normal operation hours and will close at 6 p.m. We encourage parents to pick up students as soon as practical....

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Healthy Families sponsors program on positive discipline for children

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April 29, 2019 - Get practical tips and tools for disciplining children ages 2-6 at a six-week program sponsored by Hampton's Healthy Families division. Classes will be every Tuesday May 21-June 25 at the Healthy Families building, 100 Old Hampton Lane. I...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Former Mallory Elementary School is home to new playgroup for kids age 1-4

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April 3, 2019 - Parents of children between the ages of 1 and 4 are encouraged to take advantage of the Mallory Walkers & Shakers Playgroup on Tuesdays from 10-noon starting April 16 at the former Mallory Elementary School, 331 Big Bethel Road. Come c...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Healthy Start staff speak to state legislators on Advocacy Day

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March 8, 2019 — Staff from the Healthy Start home-visiting program participated in the legislative Advocacy Day on Feb. 14 at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. The representatives from Hampton's Healthy Families Department convey...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Healthy Families changes weekly payment due date for school age programs

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Jan. 18, 2019 - Healthy Families would like to thank all of the families who took the Hampton School Age Programs annual survey. Based on survey responses, weekly payments for the before- and after-school programs are now due on Friday instead of Thursday...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Healthy Families partners with Write Brain to help students develop literary skills

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Oct. 12, 2018 - Healthy Families' School Age Programs has partnered with Write Brain Books to help develop English literary skills in second through fifth grades. As part of the Young Authors enrichment program, participants will engage in creative writin...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Call now to learn about the community resources available for parents of children under 3

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Sept. 25, 2018 -  If you live in Hampton and have a child under the age of 3, call now to learn more about the community resources and programs available for you at Hampton Healthy Families. Find out how we can best support you along your parenti...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Are you expecting or did you just have a baby? call now for a resource visit

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Sept. 25, 2018 - Are you pregnant, or did you just have a baby? Call 757-727-2636 or email julie.brotz@hampton.gov to schedule your free visit with a specially trained family resource specialist. Identify community programs that meet your needs or just ta...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Volunteers and sponsors sought for the Hampton Mayor's Book Club

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Aug. 2, 2018 - Healthy Families is looking for volunteer readers and sponsors for the Hampton Mayor's Book Club, which addresses early literacy and focuses on reading as a core value.

Supported through public and private partnerships, the book club is dedi...

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