Join us for fun activities with other moms and kids each week in Oxford, Mississippi. Get to know other stay-at-home moms while your kids play, and enjoy an occasional mom's night out. All are welcome to join us for activities. New to Oxford? New to motherhood? We'd love to meet you!
Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour
Thursday, Oct 23 at 10am
Are your kids wondering where the water travels to when it goes down the pipes? Here's the perfect chance to get all the answers and view the process!
To join us for this tour, please RSVP here. The first 12 moms to sign up are invited to participate (due to space).
Directions: Take Hwy 7 South 4 miles past Popeye's. The treatment plant is located through a gate on the left just across from Chevron and the Uhaul trucks. If you get to the bridge, you've missed the turn.
Library Story Time
Fridays at 10am
Toddler time begins at 10am, followed by storytime at 10:30am.
Free Indoor Activity Fridays at OPC
Each Friday from 10am-noon
The Oxford Park Commission is offering a free activity day each Friday for boys and girls ages 1-5 in the beginner level gymnastics room. Parents must present a photo ID.
The Activity Center is located at the corner of Molly Barr Rd and Price St.
Happy Birthday Museum! Family Activity Day
Saturday, October, 25, 201410:00 a.m. – Noon (DROP-IN)
The University of Mississippi Museum
All ages are welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult)!
Pre-registration is not required!
The Museum is turning 75 this year, and you are invited to celebrate with us as we create art inspired by the Museum’s diverse collections and exhibits. We’ll have birthday snacks and several different stations with fun and easy art activities for all ages.
Book Club Meeting
Monday, October 27 from 6:30-7:30pm
All are invited to the next book club meeting!
We will be reading In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. We'll be meeting at Caren's.
Please RSVP here so we can look for you.
*This is a moms-only event. No children, please.
Mini Masters at the UM Museum
Tuesday, Oct 28 from 3:45-4:30pm
The theme of this Mini Masters class is "Mythical Creatures". Join us for a fun project inspired by exhibits in the museum.
Mini Masters is an art class geared toward ages 2-5. The cost is $5/family.
Square Books Jr. Storytime
Wednesdays at 10am
Join Ms. Jill for storytime and sing-along while she plays her guitar. There's also some fun toys for the kids to play with.
Note: This activity also takes place each Saturday at 10am.
Evening Park Playdate
Each Wednesday evening at 5:30pm
Please join other moms and children for a park playdate at the Lafayette School playground on Hwy 334. Marie is heading up this meetup, and if you have questions please email her at email@example.com.
Monthly La Leche Meetings
This event takes place the last Thursday of each month at 10:30am in the public library's upstairs meeting room. This is a family-friendly gathering, so siblings and/or dads are welcome to come.
Upcoming date: Oct 30
Rioult Dance NY: Free Events
2: 00 p.m.Meet members of Rioult Dance NY in Lamar Park for a time of movement, creativity and collaboration. Free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.
12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Company class, Ford Center for the Performing Arts – free and open to the public for viewing Ford Center for the Performing Arts
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Rehearsal, Ford Center for the Performing Arts– free and open to the public for viewing
Pascal Rioult is director of an internationally recognized dance company. Come out and take advantage of this unique experience!
Babies and Books: A Baby Book Club
Babies and Books is a program that meets monthly. The next meeting will be November 4 at 10:30am in the Public Library.
The Baby Book Club is for and led by parents/ caregivers with babies who range from 6 months to 2 years old. We'll read books, learn songs, and play games that promote early literacy.
Due to limited space, per-registration is required. RSVPs will open soon.
Want to find local volunteer opportunities to do WITH your tot or tots? We've teamed with Volunteer Oxford to provide a list of many different places that you can help out in the community.
Help give back, bond with your child, and meet new friends.
Check out the list of possibilities and get more info by clicking the photo.
Recommended Reading for Toddlers
Are you bringing your little one to the library? More importantly, are you taking home books when you leave? Our local library is one of the greatest (and free) resources you can take advantage of.
Many moms get overwhelmed with all the books to choose from. If you have trouble selecting age-appropriate books for your tot, please click here to find some. Ms. Nancy from the library has compiled a list of her favorite books for preschool kids. Happy reading!
Also, make sure that you've signed your child up for the Imagination Library program. Receive a free book each month from birth-5yrs.http://imaginationlibrary.com/