Maine Families

Children’s Playgroups

COVID-19 Update: All playgroups are suspended at this time, however there are many activities for kids and other great suggestions offered by the Washington County CAN Council and the facebook group Downeast Family Fun.

Calais — Infant Toddler Playgroup

Ages 0 – 3
Tuesdays 11a – 12p
Get a chance to meet other parents while your kiddo gets some energy out.  All play materials will be provided.  Hosted by Wash. County CAN Council
Calais Recreation Center, 344 Main Street

Calais — Wiggles & Giggles Playgroup
Fridays 10:30 – 11:30
Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and caregivers are all invited to join us for songs, stories, crafts, fun, and more!
Calais Free Library, 9 Union Street, Calais | 454-2758

Cutler — Wiggles & Giggles Playgroup
Ages 0 – 4
1st and 3rd Thursdays 10a – 11:30
Story time followed by free play
Louise Clements Library (at the Cutler Town Office), 2655 Cutler Road, Cutler

Jonesport — Playgroup  for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Tuesdays 10:30am – Noon
Peabody Memorial Library, 162 Main Street, Jonesport | 497-3003

Lubec — Wiggles & Giggles Playgroup
Wednesdays 10:15am
Songs, stories, and play for babies & toddlers.
Lubec Memorial Library, 55 Water Street, Lubec | 733-2491

Machias — Infant Toddler Playgroup
Ages 0 – 3
Wednesdays 11am – 12pm
Get a chance to meet other parents while your kiddo gets some energy out.  All play materials will be provided.  Hosted by Wash. County CAN Council
Kay Parker Building, 26 Hadley Lake Road

Machias — Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:00am
Songs and social time for babies, tots and moms.
Porter Memorial Library, 52 Court Street, Machias | 255-3933

Steuben —  “Lamb Tails at the Big House” – Playgroup
Playgroup for ages 0 – 5
First Tuesday of the month: 10am – 12pm
Lots of free play!  No registration needed, just bring yourself and your tot.
(This group runs during the school year only – not in the Summer)
Unionville Church Youth Center (behind the church), 1021 Unionville Rd., Steuben

NEW GROUP! The Social Hour
A program for children 6 – 11 enrolled in section 28 or 65 services
Fridays: 3pm – 4pm
BHPs can bring kids for crafts, games, and fun.  Each week will be a new activity. It’s great way for kids to meet new friends. BHP’s must be present and please RSVP to 263-5270 at least 2 hours before the playgroup with the child’s age so accommodations can be made.
232 Court Street, Machias (WCCP Building)

FACEBOOK Groups for Families:
Downeast Family Fun: A Facebook Group Page
Join this great Facebook group and find out about fun activities for kids and their families from all around Washington County.

Machias Area Family Activities: A Facebook group created to help disseminate information about various family events and meet-up opportunities going on in the Machias area. This will also be the internet home of the Tuesday story hour currently meeting at Porter Memorial Library. Plans to meet, changes, or cancellations will be handled through the Events section of this page.

Make sure you check out our Children’s Library Programs page for your local community library’s story hour and other activities for kids.

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