| February 2011
A Forum on the Danbury Education Budget
& Its Funding
February 24, 2011
at Rogers Park Middle School
available at this event. Please call Danbury Children First at 203-797-8088
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to let us know if you will be attending and will need childcare.
a copy of a flyer for this workshop, click here.
You Will Learn About:
education funding works on the state and federal policy levels.
state and federal education funding affects local educatino funding.
the education budget can affect your children (including class size,
arts education, sports, etc.
be involved in the budget process and have their voices
of Schools, Dr. Sal Pascarella
of Education Chair Irving Fox
Legislators Who Plan to Participate
Representatives Joe Taborsak, Dan Carter, Jan Giegler, and Bob Godfrey
Senator Mike McLachlan
will be followed by a Question and Answer session with parents.
Peace Concert, Concert Hall at White Hall at the Midtown Campus of
Western Connecticut State University to benefit Danbury Children First.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Call 203-797-8088 for more
Brenda Culpepper. Danbury
Children First Office at 83 West Street. Refreshment fee: $3. Childcare
provided if pre-registered. Sponsored by The Greater Danbury Parent
Play Group for parents/grand parents & foster parents & kids
under 6. Meets weekly at the First Congregational Church on Deer Hill.
For more information call Hearther Rivers 791-8312
Alumni at United Way Offices, 85 West St. Danbury
Call Carolyn at 794-0292 or Patti Keckeisen at 797-8088
Dad's Networking Events - Families Speak Out: Celebrating our Success
at Old Judiciary Room, State Capitoal in Hartford, CT. For more
information contact Fatherhood Initiative of CT at 860-424-4905.
Dia de los Niños at the City Center Green.
Rain date May 7
Children and their families will have the opportunity to see ethnic
dances, listen to a storyteller and visit information displays, Free to
the public. Call
203-797-8088 for more information...
Children First Offices are Closed
"Traditional Games" for children and adults at Portugueses Cultrual
Center, 65 Sand Pit Rd Danbury
Call Isabel at 798-9870 for information..
Public Schools Administrative Center, 63
Beaver Brook Road
PLTI Class at WCSU, Free dinner/childcare included. For more
information call Patti Keckeisen at 203-797-8088.
for young people at the Ives Concert Hall, 181 White Street, Danbury.
This is free, one-hour concert for school-age children and their
families. The Danbury Symphony Orchestra will perform music of the
dance, including Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. For more
information call 748-1716.
Children First celebrates Human Rights Day with a Children's Book
Reading at the Danbury Public Library • 2nd Floor Story Corner. Guest
Readers will be; Mayor Mark D. Boughton, Pubisher, Eliette Matos,
Educator & Child Advocate, Ms. Ferris White. For more information
contact Linda Kosko at 797-8088.
February 28, 2004
Annual Multi-Cultural Parents Day at the City Center Green. Admission
is Free, but please bring a dish to share. Schedule to perform Los
Pajos, One Accord, Michael Mourning (98Q Idol Search Winner) and so
much more. Free children activities and Parent Information Center. For
more information call Nancy Greger at 797-8088.
Night at the City Center Green - "Free" musical entertainment, tonight Sir
Lot. For more information call 792-1711