What’s happening at Good Morning?
By Katherine Liston
Spring is always a busy time at Good Morning Creative Arts & Preschool but never more so than this year, as we prepare for our move this summer. We are busy planning various events and fundraisers, as well as getting ready for a shortened season of summer camps.
Goodbye, Good Morning: While we are excited for the future of Good Morning, it is hard to say goodbye to our space at 174 First Avenue. On June 3, alumni, their families and community supporters are invited to attend a goodbye party at the preschool. Come to reminisce, meet old and new friends, and celebrate Good Morning. Please check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for details as we finalize plans for this final hurrah!
Maverick’s Donuts: We are excited to offer Maverick’s Donuts as one of our fundraising initiatives. Until June 1, use the code GOODMORNING at checkout and 15 per cent of the sales from your order will go to the preschool. This code can only be used when ordering online from the Alta Vista location.
Pizza Nights: Want a parents’ night out on a Saturday night? Good Morning offers “pizza nights” from 5 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month. Pizza nights are run by our registered early childhood educators. They are geared towards kids aged 3 to 10, cost $30 and include an art project, pizza and veggies.
Summer Camps: This summer will be a busy one at Good Morning, since we will be vacating our space at the end of July, but we are pleased to be able to offer two weeks of our popular summer camps. The themes for this year’s camps are “Around the World” (July 3-7) and “StoryScapes” (July 10-14). Camps run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and are open to children aged 3 to 8 (children must be 3 years old by this June 30). Note that we have two different fees, as we are a licensed childcare program and are enrolled in the Canada Wide Early Learning Childcare System (CWELCC). For children aged 6 to 8, camp costs $225 a week. For children under 6, fees are reduced by 52.25 per cent to $106.30 a week. Please contact email@example.com to ask for more information or to register!
Preschool Vernissage: On May 5, Good Morning hosted its annual art show where students show off the art they created over the year. This year, the art show was even sweeter with the Merry Dairy’s ice cream truck in attendance!
Monkey Rock & Bake Sale: On April 1, Good Morning hosted a fundraiser bake sale with a concert by Monkey Rock Music. The event was a huge success – thank you to everyone who came out to support our preschool!
Katherine Liston is the president of the board of directors at Good Morning Creative Arts & Preschool.
Two young artists collaborate on a work of art to be showcased at the vernissage.
Photo: Karen Cameron
Kids and adults alike enjoyed the Monkey Rock show, held in our gym at 174 First Avenue.
Photo: Katherine Liston