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ECFE Playdates in January

Winter getting you down? Looking for some time out of the house? Why not ... Come Play with Me at
ECFE! WDC’s ECFE will be offering Tuesday morning playdates for the month of January. This is an
opportunity for children, along with their parents, to play, snack and reconnect.

Join us on Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. in Room 24 at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary. Pre-registration is not necessary. A $1.00 donation for each day you attend is suggested but not required. Call 632-2364 if you have any questions.


Family Classes for children ages 0-5 and parents:
Wadena-Deer Creek Early Childhood Family Education class is a program that provides families with opportunities to enjoy one another, find support and information about parenting and family life and build healthy happy families. Classes held at WDC Elementary School, Room 24, and coordinated by Leanne Ries.

Spring 2014 Classes:

  • Monday evenings, 6-7:30pm – Classes meet Feb. 3 to April 21 with no class on March 31.
  • Tuesday mornings, 8:15-9:45am or 10:15-11:45am – Classes meet Feb. 4 to April 22 with no class onApril 1.
  • Friday mornings 9-10:30am – Classes meet Jan. 31 to April 25 with no class on Feb. 21, March 7, March 28 or April 18.

The cost for ECFE classes is $10 per family for the whole session or $1 per week. To register, Leanne Ries at (218) 632-2364.


Fun & Friends for children ages 2-5

This class is a time for your child to have fun with new friends – play, have a storytime and a snack,plus a chance to go outside if the weather permits. This class is for children only – no parents.

  • Tuesday afternoon, 1:30-3pm – Classes meet Feb. 4 to April 22 with no class on April 1.


“Storytime at the Library” ECFE proudly sponsors “Storytime at the Library” every Wednesday from 10-10:30am at Wadena City Library. You are invited to join us for stories, songs, projects and fun. Every family will be given a book as a gift from ECFE. There is no cost for this.


ECFE Family Fun Nights
You are invited to join us with the whole family for
ECFE Family Fun Nights.
March 11 or 20, 5:30-7:30pm:
March Cooking Madness
Cook up lots of fun with mom and dad at this
cooking class!
April 10, 6-7:30pm: Ice Cream For Books
Exchange your books from home for different ones!
Play book bingo, listen to stories, enjoy ice cream,
win new books!
May 1, 6-7:30pm: Magician Finale’
Watch for more details on this final ECFE event of
the season. It always promises to be tons of fun!
The cost is $1 per family per night attending to
cover the supply expenses for the night. Preregistration
is appreciated but not required. To
pre-register, call 632-2364. If you get voicemail,
please leave your name, child/children’s name,
phone number and class you’d like to attend. Your
call will be returned to confirm your registration.
You are also welcome to come to a class to try it
out and register then.