Do you want to learn about Eastside Family Place’s upcoming programs and events? Join our email list to get the latest news delivered to your inbox.  Here are some of our recent newsletters.

Newsletter July 22, 2022

Newsletter July 14, 2022 –

Newsletter June 30, 2022 – Summer Fun Program Starting

Newsletter June 1, 2022 – Happy Father’s Day

Newsletter May 20, 2022 –

Newsletter May 1, 2022 Happy Mother’s Day from East Side Family Place (

Newsletter April 1, 2022 – Happy April  to all our families and friends (

Newsletter March 1, 2022– Spring is here!

Newsletter February 16, 2022 – Happy Family Day!

Newsletter February 3, 2022 – Happy New Lunar Year!

Newsletter January 5, 2022 – Happy New Year 2022! –

Newsletter December 2021 – December, 2021: Final newsletter of 2021!

Newsletter November 16, 2021 – We always have something new to tell you about! Read on….

Newsletter October 28, 2021 – We are proud to present you with our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion statement. We hope you will take a look. Also in this issue: loads of programs, both in-person and online to choose from.

Newsletter October 18, 2021 – We are proud to present you with our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion statement.[UNIQID]

Newsletter September 27, 2021. Indoor Playtime starts next week.

Newsletter September 8, 2021 – We’re super excited about our free concert this week. Read on for more details of Sept activities![UNIQID]

Newsletter July 28, 2021 – New workshop announced on gaining insight into your child’s development, Summertime Fun keeps rolling on, and our special anti-racist kids workshop is filling up fast!

Newsletter July 14, 2021 – Our 3 summer students have planned loads of special programs, activities and events! + Anti-racism workshop for parents…. Check it out![UNIQID]

Newsletter June 17, 2021 -Reminder that our AGM is next week!

Newsletter June 2, 2021 – In June we honour Indigenous History Month.[UNIQID]

Newsletter May 19, 2021 – We celebrate Childcare Month each May[UNIQID]

Newsletter May 5, 2021– Happy Mother’s Day! We have some perennially popular parenting  programs starting this month: Circle of Security, Family Rhythm, Rhyme + Movement, as well as another Cook-Along with Andrea Potter!

Newsletter April 21, 2021 – Happy Earth Day! In this issue you’ll find new programs and workshops, and some resources on focusing on the environment with your family.[UNIQID]

Newsletter April 7, 2021 – Welcome April!

Newsletter March 24, 2021 – Nature-based activities webinar, Counselling restarting and, more backyard playtime added!

Newsletter March 3, 2021 – Updates, spring break closure reminder. New workshop on Nature-based learning! http://Updates, spring break closure reminder. New workshop on Nature-based learning!

Newsletter February 17, 2021 – New website helps parents discover new playgrounds. Sign up for: Kids in the Kitchen,  plus Meal  Kits & Craft Kits. Another installment of our new Anti-racist Book Corner.

Newsletter February 3, 2021 – Anti-racism children’s book review in honour of Black History Month. A free cooking class, plus more Meal & Craft Kits.

Newsletter January 20, 2021 –Our new meal kit program got off to a great start! And a new crop of programs are beginning.

Newsletter January 6, 2021 – Our first newsletter of the year! See our lineup of new and returning programs!

Newsletter December 17, 2020 – Our final bi-monthly newsletter of the year! See our New Year lineup of programs!

Newsletter December 2, 2020– Your bi-monthly update from ESFP. Yes! We are open with our regularly scheduled programs and activities!

Newsletter November 18, 2020 – Your bi-monthly update from ESFP. This week: recipes and cook-along videos for you![UNIQID]

Newsletter November 4, 2020 – Your bi-monthly update from ESFP, announcing a webinar with Dr. Deborah MacNamara![UNIQID]&u=42a4d9d70e0e68164ac23f8ce&id=cb4f1f039e

Newsletter October 21, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Ongoing programs continue, new ones are added, check it out![UNIQID]

Newsletter October 7, 2020 – ESFP e-news: We are celebrating Family Place Week & launching our new webinar series on Wed Oct 7, Parenting in Challenging Times: Taking the Lead.[UNIQID]&u=42a4d9d70e0e68164ac23f8ce&id=c778a51243

Newsletter September 30, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Our AGM is Thursday 7-8PM! Hope to see you there! Plus, program updates inside.

Newsletter September 23, 2020 – ESFP e-news: New Webinar Parenting in Challenging Times, rainy day art class, plus annual General Meeting Oct 1, details.

Newsletter September 16, 2020 – ESFP e-news: You’re Invited! Our AGM is Oct 1st.

Newsletter September 9, 2020 – Counselling with Krystle is underway, outdoor programs continue and more workshops and programs are in the works.

Newsletter September 2, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Free Counselling Now Available. https://us10.campaign-archive.cou=42a4d9d70e0e68164ac23f8ce&id=dddda565e5

Newsletter August 19, 2020 – ESFP e-news: botanist, aquarium outreach team to visit.

Newsletter August 12, 2020 – ESFP e-news: field trip to a Chinese Garden this week! & more come!

Newsletter August 5, 2020 – This is a milestone issue – #20 of our special weekly newsletters. Lots of fun events to sign up for this month!

Newsletter July 29, 2020 – ESFP e-news: kids class on honeybees next week!

Newsletter July 22, 2020- We are welcoming families to our backyard this week!

Newsletter July 15, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Opening our backyard for play time.

Newsletter July 9, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Summer Fun outdoor program off to a great start!

Newsletter June 30, 2020 –ESFP e-news: our summer outdoor programs are starting on Monday, July 6! And Happy Canada Day, eh!

Newsletter June 25, 2020 – ESFP e-news: anti-racist kids  summer programs, July 6

Newsletter June18, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Fathers Day., Indigenous People’s Day and summer solstice all in one week.

Newsletter June 11,2020 – ESFP News – Let’s do a scavenger hunt!

Newsletter June 4, 2020 – ESFP News – Community edition

Newsletter May 28, 2020 – Welcome to volume 10 of our now weekly newsletter!

Newsletter May 21, 2020 – ESFP e-news: self care is so important-especially now.

Newsletter May 14, 2020 – Outdoor play, gardening, forest “school”

Newsletter May 7, 2020 – ESFP e-news: Play is the work of children! Tips, + crafts,  workshops, resources.

Newsletter April 30, 2020 – … fun cooking with kids, + Nona’s birthday cake recipe.

Newsletter April 23, 2020 – Mental health tips, hopscotch come back and lots more…

Newsletter April 16, 2020 – Zoom us! + Mamata’s yummy curry recipe to try.

Newsletter April 9, 2020 – Here is this week’s ESFP Newsletter.

Newsletter April 3, 2020 – Your weekly ESFP newsletter is here!

March 25, 2020 – An important update from Family Place!