Men as Parents

Dad’s Group at King Cross Fire Station – We All Need a Little Extra Support at Times

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There will be a dad’s group on Saturday 15th June, 10:00am-12:00pm at King Cross Fire Station, HX1 3JF.

This monthly event is for all male carers and their children takes place 3rd Saturday of the month and has lots of fun activities for children 0-8 years. .

The group is FREE but donations are welcome.

For more information please contact Susy Thomas on 01422 342552.

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

People Who Help Us Storytime Session 10 June at King Cross Library

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There will be a FREE story time session for under 5s led by various people working in the emergency services who will be reading Emergency’ by Margaret Mayo & Alex Aylif on Monday 10 June, 3:30pm-4:30pm at King Cross library, HX1 3BG

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

Pyjamarama 2019 #menasparents

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Just wake up, roll out of bed, and join us for 4 magical events in pyjamas!

  • Monday 3 June – 5.30pm – 6.15pm at King Cross library, HX1 3BG
  • Tuesday 4th June – 5.30pm – 6.15pm at Halifax Central Library, HX1 1QG
  • Thursday 6th June – 5.30pm – 6.15pm at Hebden Bridge Library, HX78EP
  • Saturday 8th June – 10am-12 noon at Halifax Central Library, HX1 1QG

£2 per child or FREE for Passport to Leisure holders

From June 3 – 8 we’ll be celebrating Book Trust’s Pyjamarama, a new campaign to help all children experience the joy and wonder of bedtime stories. Calderdale Libraries will be taking part with its very own pyjama parties, full of fun story-time activities for 0-5s.

Children who attend receive a FREE copy of the picture book Car, Car, Truck, Jeep by Katrina Charman and Nick Sharratt – a fantastic story to share together at home. So pop on your favourite PJs, onesie or comfy outfit and bring your little ones along.

Tickets must be purchased in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk/discover. Please note, a small booking fee will apply. For more information please contact Hannah Nutting 01422 392638.

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

Teaching Your Child to Learn to Ride a Bike

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A fun and FREE session aimed at teaching your child to ride a bike. Starting on balance bikes then pedal bikes. Also covers buying a bike and bike maintenance.

On Saturday 1 June, 10:00am-12:00pm at King Cross Fire Station, Spring Edge, Halifax HX1 3JF

Bikes and helmets available or bring your child’s bike.

Click here to register 

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

Men as Parents Fortnight 1-15 June

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Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership are delighted to be supporting Men as Parents – a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. To help inspire dads, granddad’s, step-dads, uncles, male carers and dads-to-be to take up the challenges they face in bringing up and supporting children aged Under 5 – Men as Parents fortnight (1st to 15th June) offers a range of activities and information, all tailored to men, their families and children.

The programme of activities can be downloaded here.

For more details on Men as Parents fortnight please visit www.healthyearlyyears.co.uk.

The men as Parents campaign also coincides with National Children’s Day on 1st June and Men’s Health Week (10th- 16th June).