The purpose of the Great Start Collaborative is to coordinate systems of community resources and supports for families. Great Start joins together with parents, school staff and community leaders to create family opportunities that increase school readiness.
 

 

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May 2
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Dabble at the DAP
Gogebic-Ontonagon Family Fun Event Calendar
May 2
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Downtown Art Place - Ironwood (105 E Aurora St.)
$5 per child

May 2nd Topic:  Flower Paper Sculpture. ---   All Dabble at the DAP classes are ages 7+up. Kids grab your grandparents, parents or neighbor and come create on Mondays!  Cost is $5 per child. 

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Garden Activities for Youth
Gogebic-Ontonagon Family Fun Event Calendar
May 2
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Great Start Classroom - Washington Elementary School - Bessemer
FREE

4H & Great Start Collaborative present Family Fun: Seed Paper Projects. 

May 2nd. 5pm. Great Start Collaborative Classroom at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer. 

Project, Snacks, and Drinks will be provided. 

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May 7
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
CPR & First Aid Training
Great Start Collaborative
May 7
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ewen Trout Creek School
FREE

Saturday CPR/First Aid Training. Sponsored by the Children's Trust Fund and the Great Start Collaborative. We have 12 Spaces available. Anyone who has contact with children is any way can take this free class. Teenagers of babysitting age included. It only takes one morning to learn how to save a life!

When:Saturday May 7th
Where: Ewen Trout Creek School
Time: 9:00am
To sign up please call or text:
906-285-0830
or email:dpowelson@goisd.org

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May 14
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Explore! Play! Learn! Toddler Playgroup
Great Start Collaborative
May 14
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Great Start Classroom - Washington Elementary School - Bessemer
FREE

Explore! Play! Learn! Toddler Playgroup. 

Sponsored by:  Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners, WI FACETS, Family Forum, Iron County Health Department, Great Start Collaborative, Hurley 4K program, & MSU Extension. 

Fun activities for toddlers, snacks, and door prizes!

Free to all children ages 0-3 in Iron County WI or Gogebic County MI. Parent or Guardian must accompany children. 

Time: 10am-11am

Location: Great Start Classroom at Washington Elementary School in Bessemer

Dates & Topics:

April 9th - Lets Get Messy Art

April 30th - ABCs and 123s

May 14th - Exploration for Little Hands

June 11th - Moving & Calming Yoga

July 9th - Rhythm & Rhyme Music Time

For more information, contact Erin Ross: (906) 663-4045

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May 18
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Baby & Me Art Classes
Gogebic-Ontonagon Family Fun Event Calendar
May 18
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Downtown Art Place - Ironwood (105 E Aurora St.)
$5 per child

Wednesday May 18th 10am-11am.  Ages 10 months - 5  years. $5 per child. Children must be accompanied by parent or adult. Class is held at the Downtown Art Place classroom - 105 E Aurora St. Ironwood. 

Join Karen Kangas as she helps create a unique art project with your baby while learning ways to exercise babys motor skills. 

To register please email:  downtownartplace.classes@gmail.com

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May 27
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Great Start Collaborative Meeting
Great Start Collaborative
May 27
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
GOISD Building - 202 Elm St. Bergland, MI
FREE

Great Start Collaborative Meeting at the GOISD building - 202 Elm St. in Bergland, MI. Meetings will be held on Friday, May 27 at 10am-12pm EST and Tuesday, May 31 from 6:30-7:30pm EST. Meetings will be duplicates, need only attend one.  

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May 31
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Great Start Collaborative Meeting
Great Start Collaborative
May 31
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
GOISD Building - 202 Elm St. Bergland, MI
FREE

Great Start Collaborative Meeting at the GOISD building - 202 Elm St. in Bergland, MI. Meetings will be held on Friday, May 27 at 10am-12pm EST and Tuesday, May 31 from 6:30-7:30pm EST. Meetings will be duplicates, need only attend one.  

       
Child Care Resources

Parents and Child Care Providers:

Please click on the Great Start to Quality image below for information, OR, call 906-228-3362 or 877-614-7328                                           

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Heather Beck, Director
Great Start Collaborative
P.O. Box 218   Bergland, MI  49910
hbeck@goisd.org   
Phone: 906-575-3438 x 103
Fax:      906-575-3373