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Breastfeeding Support Group

UPenn Breastfeeding Support Group, one Monday a month from 12 noon - 1:30 pm, open to Penn faculty, staff, students, post docs and their partners.
 
Come meet other new moms on campus, get help with breastfeeding challenges, or share what's worked for you

If you are...
-        breastfeeding
-        pumping and bottle-feeding
-        pregnant & thinking about breastfeeding
-        formula-feeding and curious about breastfeeding
...this group is for you.

Bring your baby, and if needed your pillows, bottles or pump, and snacks for yourself or to share with the group. A scale will be available to weigh your baby.

Upcoming dates: Monday 9/14, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7
 

Event sponsored by the Family Center, the Women's Center, and Human Resources

Outside Events for Parents & Families

Growing Minds, Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum introduces Growing Minds, new programming specifically geared to younger visitors and their families. Growing Minds offers events like with Seeds to Sprouts, Stroller Stride, Story Time Nature Yoga. Visit the Morris Arboretum for the full schedule and registration information. http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/events_GrowingMinds.shtml

 

**Morris Arboretum is free with a Penn card!

Family Second Sundays at the Penn Museum

Unearth More: Family Second Sundays at the Penn Museum
October 2014 through May 2015

PHILADELPHIA , PA 2014—Children and families are invited to delve a little deeper, discovering more about the ancient Etruscans and Egyptians, the Maya, and more at monthly Family Second Sunday Workshops, 1:00 to 4:00 pm beginning this October at the Penn Museum. Geared to families with children ages 5 and up, each monthly drop-in Workshop, offered October through May 2015, features a craft, touchable artifacts, and gallery activities.

Attendees to a Family Second Sunday Workshop automatically become members of Penn Museum’s Art Excavators Club. Club members who attend three Family Second Sunday workshops receive a free surprise!

Family Second Sunday Workshops and the Arts Excavators Club are free with Museum admission ($15 adults; $13 seniors, $10 children 6-17, free for Museum members, active U.S. military personnel, children 5 and under, and PennCard holders). Pre-registration not required. For more information, call 215.898.4016.

Family Friendly events at the Kimmel Center

If you are interested in exploring Philly and doing more outside of the Penn area then you should check out the Kimmel Center. All year long they throw a series of events and many happened to be Family Friendly. Grab your children and go check them out. http://www.kimmelcenter.org/events/?org=355

Summer Camps at Penn

Penn offers children and teens an array of summer activities from academics, enrichment and recreation—including anthropology, business, law, veterinary medicine and music—to more a dozen athletic sports camps—from baseball to volleyball. For more information and applications see the specific contact information below. Additional camps and programs may be available on the Penn Athletics website, www.pennathletics.com under Sports.

Visit /www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v61/n20/summercamps.html for details.