Community Bulletin Board

Cheshire Youth Services 6th Grade Activities and Middle School Activities
Click on the links above to preregister for activities starting on December 3rd and running through the month of March. Due to limited space each week, spots will be offered to those who have not previously participated in the events of the prior weeks, so everyone has an opportunity to participate. An email will go out each Monday before the scheduled activity for participation confirmation. Please return your forms to The Yellow House or Cheshire Youth Services, 84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410 or fax them to 203-271-6626.


Cheshire Youth Services' Council for Boys and Young Men
All 5th and 6th Grade boys are invited to participate in a new program offered by Cheshire Youth Services! During this 10-week program, participants will have fun identifying social-emotional messages, experiences, attitudes, and smart options for growing up male in our culture. This FREE program is limited to 8 boys and will be held after school on Wednesdays at the Yellow House, located at 554 South Main Street in Cheshire. Please fill out the registration, photo release, and demographic forms and drop them off at the Yellow House or mail them directly to Cheshire Youth Services, Attention: Boys' Council, 84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410 no later than Wednesday, December 1, 2021. You will receive email confirmation once your forms are received. For more information, please contact Stephen Skibicki at yellowhouse@cheshirect.org or call 203-271-6691.


Pajama Program: Pajama and Book Collection
Pajama Program provides new pajamas and new books to children in need. Brand new pajamas in all sizes, from newborn to adult, and new children's books are being collected until Thursday, December 16, 2021. Donations can be dropped off in the marked plastic bin under the purple awning at Artsplace, located at 1220 Waterbury Road in Cheshire. For more information, please call 203-272-2787.


Home for the Holidays - Cheshire Parks and Recreation Holiday Activities
Cheshire Parks and Rec will be offering several holiday activities starting on December 1st with Nights of Lights and Sights. Some events require preregistration. To register or to find more information, please visit www.cheshirect.org/parkrec.


Break a Sweat with the Quinnipiac Bobcats
Join Quinnipiac University student athletes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm! Athletes from various sports teams will run hour-long activity sessions on Zoom. Sessions are open to children aged 5-12. Click here to view an introductory video and attend sessions at this Zoom link. If you have any questions or comments, please email Kathryn.reilly@quinnipiac.edu.


Child Tax Credit Information from the IRS
Families who don't usually file tax returns may still qualify for advance Child Tax Credit payments. Please visit www.irs.gov/childtaxcredit2021 for more information.


 

YMCA Before and After School Child Care
The Y offers structured, activity-based programs with homework clubs, arts and crafts, sports and games, indoor and outdoor play, science projects and service learning projects for working parents both before and after school. Registration packets and health forms are available at www.sccymca.org/cheshire-school-age. Please email your completed packet to Marcia Tanditash at mtanditash@sccymca.org.