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!
Holly Jolly Day Camp
Looking for a fun way to keep your kids entertained and active over the holiday break? OPC is offering two Holly Jolly Day Camps this year! The first session will be December 22, 23, & 26 at the Oxford Activity Center. The second session will run from December 29-31.
Camps are open to ages 5-13 and last from 7:30 am- 5:30 pm
Register online at www.oxfordparkcommission.com, at our administrative office at 310 South 15th, or at the Oxford Activity Center. For more information, contact Sam Pryor at (662) 816-9613.
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
No open play 12/26 or 1/2
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.
Letters to Santa
Drop off your letter to Santa at the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library!
The Library and the Oxford Park Commission will operate Santa’s Mailbox through December 22.
Shannon's Fit-N-Fun Holiday Hangout
Your kids will have a great time at these camps held in the OPC Activity Center's gymnastics room!
Monday, 12/22: 10am-noon (ages 2-6yrs), 4-6pm (ages 6+)
Tuesday, 12/30: TBA
Cost is $20 per camp. $5 sibling discount and $5 discount for additional camps. Register at www.oxfordparkcommission.com
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.
Don't have a church home this holiday season? The Orchard church would love to have you join them.
10AM Sunday morning services have Kids Ministry (with Christmas lessons) at the same time and the Christmas Eve service will be a brief time of song, scripture and candle lighting.
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.
Saturday Playdates at The Orchard
2nd Saturday of each month at 1pm
Upcoming Dates: 1/10, 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
Sunday, January 26, at 6:30pm
All are invited to the next book club meeting! Book TBA.
Please RSVP here so we can look for you.
*This is a moms-only event. No children, please.
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.
Unique Intercultural Childcare Opportunity
With over 20 years of experience EurAupair Intercultural Child Care Exchange Programs is one of the oldest, most reliable child care exchange programs available. By placing with an au pair you can bring another culture right to your children.
Au pairs come pre-screened, fluent in English and trained in child development, safety and are fully insured. We offer affordable, flexible care, with an au pair working as much as 10 hours per day and 45 hours per week. You will also receive the wonderful support of a trained Community Counselor in your area.
Visit www.euraupair.com and put Jennifer Samuels on your application to waive your application fee! *Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. I am currently working as the community counselor for an Oxford family participating in this program.
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/