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!
Indoor Playdate at the Public Library
Each Tuesday in January at 10:30am
The weather is cold, so join us inside for playtime! All preschool age kids and their parent or caregiver are invited. We will meet in the room on the left upstairs.
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.
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.
Wish Upon a Star is a local Disney vacation planning agency.
"A Royal Breakfast" is an exclusive event coming up in February and tickets are only available through Wish Upon a Star. Contact Karen to find out more!
Fit N Fun Gymnastics!
Register now for Fit-N-Fun gymnastics with Shannon Bradick Cain!
Classes begin Jan 26 are held in the OPC gymnastics room. Kids use the bars, balance beam, tumbling mats, and more to develop their coordination and motor skills. Great fun! Shannon also teaches regular gymnastic classes for older children after school.
Register at www.oxfordparkcommission.com
Jan 26-May 7
12 months-27months Monday 10:00-10:45am
28 months- 3yrs Monday 11:00-11:45am
3-5 yrs Monday 1:00-2:00pm
19months-27months Thursday 10:00-10:45am
28 months- 3yrs Thursday 11:00-11:45am
3-5 yrs Thursday 1:15-2:15pm
Saturday Playdates at The Orchard
2nd Saturday of each month at 1pm
Upcoming Dates: 1/17, 2/14, 3/14
Please join other families for an indoor playdate at The Orchard church on Hwy 7 North. Marie is heading up this meetup, and if you have questions please email her at email@example.com.
Book Club Meeting
Monday, January 26, at 6:30pm
All are invited to the next book club meeting at Meghan's!
Book: Amy Poehler's Yes Please. You can also read Tina Fey's Bossy Pants.
Please RSVP here .
*This is a moms-only event. No children, please.
Bunco Mom's Night Out!
Tuesday, January 27 at 7pm
Join us for our monthly Bunco night.
Where: Rebecca Colby's House
358 Windsor Dr. N. in Windsor Falls.
No experience necessary. Join us to play, have fun and enjoy some snacks and friendship. $5 to play. Space is limited to the first 12 moms to RSVP here.
Questions: Rebecca 662-816-6550
*RSVPS are now full, but please sign up on our waiting list!*
Sunday, February 1st: check-in will begin at 11:30 AM
National Girls & Women in Sports Day is a nation-wide initiative to involve girls and women in sports.
To raise awareness for this initiative, we will be holding a clinic with our Ole Miss women's sports, including soccer, golf, rifle, volleyball, softball, tennis, and track & field. After the clinic, particip...ants and their family are encouraged to join us at the Ole Miss women's basketball game vs. South Carolina at 3:30 p.m. Where we'll be introduced at the half.
The date is Sunday, February 1st, and check-in will begin at 11:30 AM. The clinic is completely FREE of charge, and includes a t-shirt, lunch, and up to 4 additional tickets to the women's basketball game. It is open only to girls aged 5 through 8th grade. The clinic will take place on campus at the Gillom Center and the game will be at the Tad Smith Coliseum.
For registration, follow the link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nh53WMNSeGOK3502vjST56iFO0kT2Y5hw3I5iJnWRwE/viewform
Mom's Night Out: Painting at Studio Whimzy
Tuesday, Feb 3 at 6:30pm
Need a night out? Join us for a painting class at Studio Whimzy, located at 807 College Hill Rd. We'll be painting the picture shown here, and the cost is $30/person. Feel free to bring in your own food and drinks! To sign up, please email Sarah Kathryn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tour of FNB Oxford Bank on the Square
Thursday, Feb 5 at 10:30am
Bring your child to tour the inside of a bank! We'll see the vault, shredder, and board room. If your child would like to make change with the teller, please bring a dollar bill.
There is no limit to how many can participate, but you must RSVP here by Tues, Feb 2 so that the bank will have a head count.
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.
Mini Masters at the University Museum
Thursday, Feb 26 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.
February's project: Messy Monet Prints
Cost: $5 per family for each drop-in session
Pre-registration is not required.
Babies and Books: A Baby Book Club
There will not be any baby book club meetings in January and February. Instead, we there will be indoor playdates at the library for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers.
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/