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We provide grant-funded drop-in playgroups for young children and their caregivers sponsored by the Collaborative for Education Services (CES).
Come play!

What is CES and CFCE?

The Collaborative for Education Services (CES) is a non-profit educational service agency, committed to reaching and educating learners of all ages, and experienced in working with educators to help students learn and succeed. Many of our parent support programs are sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC). CFCE programs are locally-based programs in your community that provide child development services and resources to families with young children.

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Playgroup Hours

From September to June EFC holds playgroup three mornings per week during most weeks. Occasionally a playgroup time will be swapped out for a playgroup at an alternative time (such as a Saturday morning). Please check our calendar, subscribe to our email list or check our our social media accounts for the most up-to-date information.

Our summer schedule begins July 10th and ends August 28th. EFC will meet once a week on Wednesdays at Nonotuck Park in the playground at the entrance.

Our playgroup schedule follows the Easthampton Public School district calendar. We are closed during holidays and school breaks. We are also closed whenever schools are closed for inclement weather. Our last day of playgroup for the 2023-2024 school year will be June 14th.



Monday:            CLOSED
Tuesday:           CLOSED

Wednesday:   10 - 11:30 AM at the entrance playground at Nonotuck Park

Thursday:         CLOSED

Friday:                 CLOSED


From mid-September to June EFC meets in the Parish Hall of St. Philips Church, 128 Main St, Easthampton


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