Free fun days at new borough family hubs this August

August 11, 2023
Published by Dudley CVS

A new network of local family hubs across the borough will be launched with a week of fun and activities next month.

Parents, carers and children of all ages are invited to come along to their local hub and enjoy free activities and entertainment.

They can also find out more about the services and support on offer.

The Mayor of Dudley, Councillor Andrea Goddard, will be in attendance for the first event at the local family hub based in Parkes Street, Brierley Hill on Monday, August 14.

There will be summer sensory fun activities, messy play, sports activities, face painting and craft activities.

On Tuesday, August 15, there will be face painting, a slime picnic and a beat-the-goalie competition at the hub at Bayer Street, Coseley

At Forge Road, Stourbridge, on Wednesday, August 16, visitors can enjoy sports and story time sessions, and holistic therapies including reiki, reflexology and Indian head massage.

On Thursday, August 17, at the hub on Lye Bypass, there will be a Little Kickers football group, health talks and story time sessions.

And on Friday, August 18, at Selborne Road, Dudley, there will be sensory, sports and craft activities, face painting and story time sessions.

All of the events will run from 11am to 3pm.

Councillor Paul Bradley, deputy leader of the council, said:

I would encourage as many families as possible to visit their local family hub and enjoy the free fun activities and entertainment on offer.

Parents, carers and children of all ages, as well as expectant parents are invited to come along, enjoy the day and find out about all the services and support on offer for families and children at the hubs.

The hubs are part of the Family Hubs and Start for Life Programme, which will get £3.7 million of government funding over the next three years.

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