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!
South of Six Carpentry Giveaway!
Want to win a custom foiled print of your choice for you and a friend?! In order to win, do these steps:
1) like our page on FB: South of Six Carpentry, LLC
2) follow us on Instagram: @south_of_six
3) enter your name and a friend's here ! That's it!
*We will be triple checking that BOTH ENTRANTS have completed all three steps. **This giveaway is in do way sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Instagram.
Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. Once a winner is chosen, you will have 24hours to contact the shop to claim your prize. Winner will be chosen out of entries on Oxford Moms and Tots and South of Six, LLC Facebook page.
Be sure to check out our Summer Camp guide to see a variety of local camps that will keep your kids entertained this summer!
Click on the image on the left or the Summer Camp tab at the top of the page to view. Want your camp added to our list? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindergarten Round Up
Tuesday, April 21 from 4:30-6pm
Have a little one entering Grade K next year at Bramlett? Bring your family to tour the school, meet the teachers, and enjoy a hot dog!
Bunco Mom's Night Out!
Next Bunco Date: April 21 at 7pm
Join us for our monthly Bunco night. April bunco will meet at Summer's house.
Directions: The address is 210 Quail Creek Dr. Go down College Hill Rd. (CR 102) toward Tara and Twelve Oaks. Quail Creek is the next neighborhood on the right after Tara. You'll know you're close when you pass Magnolia Montessori on your left. Go almost a mile down Quail Creek Dr. Our house is on the right. It's the green one with a silver roof and a long gravel driveway. We'll park our cars on the road, so feel free to drive up to the house.
No experience necessary. Join us to play a fun dice game, have fun and enjoy some snacks and friendship. $5 to play, and please bring correct change. Space is limited to the first 12 moms sign up. RSVP here.
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.
FREE bounce house, dunk booth, face painting, cotton candy machine, and other activities from 3:00-7:00 pm outside of Buffalo Wild Wings in the parking lot and live trivia with prizes from 7:00-9:00 pm inside.
This is for the whole community, so please attend!
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.
Library Story Time
Fridays at 10am
Toddler time begins at 10am, followed by storytime at 10:30am.
Book Club Meeting
Monday, April 27 at 6:30pm
All are invited to the next book club meeting! We'll be meeting at Laurie's and discuss The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Anyone is welcome (and don't feel you have to finish the book)!
Please RSVP here .
*This is a moms-only event. No children, please.
Attention Moms & Tots!! Load up that grocery cart with healthy food and eat clean with us for 5 DAYS!
Join this FREE Clean Eating group that starts on MONDAY May 11th and you'll receive a Clean Eating Recipe Guide, Sample Meal Plan and a grocery list for the week! Plus a fun community inside a closed FB group that will give you that added accountability for the week. We will cook recipes, post pictures, and have fun as you try new healthy recipes for you and your family to enjoy!
If you're interested, comment below or private message Angela Maloney your email address. She will send you the details and the link to join the fb group. Feel free to email the coaches at email@example.com
**This group is for those who want a JUMPSTART on a healthy, clean eating journey! Jennifer Russell and Angela Maloney are private Beachbody coaches that enjoy helping others be the healthiest they can be!!**
Mini Masters at the University Museum
Thursday, April 30 from 3:45-4:30pm
Be inspired to make art based on Museum artifacts and exhibits. These fun, drop-in workshops for toddlers and a parent/guardian are offered each month.
Cost: $5 per family for each drop-in session
Pre-registration is not required.
Great event benefitting a variety of local charities. Ticket price includes entry for 2 to the event, Catholic beverages, and food. There are great silent auction items to bid on as well.
Can't attend? Consider buying a ticket as a donation. You do not have to be present to win the $10,000!
Every Tuesday evening at 5:30pm
Please join other families for outdoor playdates that meet at the playground by the Skate Park on Bramlett Blvd. This park is across the street from the public library. Marie is heading up this meetup, and if you have questions please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bird Feeder Craft at Jenna's
Thursday, May 7 at 10am
Let's find a new use for leftover Easter eggs! Join us at Jenna's to make this cute bird feeder. Supplies provided, just be sure to let us know here if you'll be joining us.
We'll be playing outside, so wear appropriate clothing that's ok to get a little dirty.
Address: 112 CR 213 (Take Hwy 30 E approx. 1 mile and turn right on CR 213, also marked Oakwood Acres. If you get to the gas station, you've just missed the turn.)
Babies and Books: A Baby Book Club
Second Tuesday of the month at 10:30am
Next meeting: May 12
Babies and Books will meet monthly. The May meeting will be Tuesday, May 12 at 10:30am at 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! After story time, there will be playtime for the little ones. Due to limited space, the first 10 who sign up are welcome to attend and pre-registration is required. RSVP HERE (RSVPS open a few weeks prior to event).
Monthly La Leche Meetings
This event takes place the last Thursday of each month at 10:30am at The Orchard Church (295 Hwy 7 N). This is a family-friendly gathering, so siblings and/or dads are welcome to come.
Family Activity Day Fundraiser
If your family has ever enjoyed the Family Days at The University of Mississippi Museum, please consider donating! If you haven't, they are DEFINITELY worth attending. High quality, educational activities that help make Oxford a great place to live. Help spread the word about this fundraiser!
Art for Everyone is a free program available with your library card. Each family can check out a set of 2 tickets (once per year) to a local art event. Events include programs at the Ford Center, local theater, as well as some Ole Miss athletic events. Ask to see the available tickets at the library, and check back often since they are restocked.
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.
Please click here to find the licensed childcare providers in Oxford.
Simplify Your Life! Host an Au Pair
Hosting an au pair is the perfect child care solution for today's busy families. Au pairs provide a flexible, in-home child care option up to 45 hours per week. You choose your English-speaking au pair from a large selection of countries.
This is a culturally rewarding experience for the entire family, as well as a cost effective childcare option.
For more information, please visit www.euraupair.com, or feel free to email Jennifer Samuels at email@example.com.
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/