The Children’s Healing Center is open for free play & special programs hosted by generous community members and businesses. Whether you are looking for a place where your child can meet up with friends at a weekly class, or where you can pop in for a few hours of family fun, we have something for your whole family- come and play with us!

***New Fall Hours, starting September 5th***

Monday:        9:30am – 12:00pm & 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday:        9:30am – 12:00pm & 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Thursday:      9:30am – 12:00pm & 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Monday: July 31st, 2017 | Storytime with Miss Deb
10:00am
Join Miss Deb and Miss Sam on Monday morning with a storytime session.  Come and listen to some of your favorite stories about Princesses, Kings and Castles!

Tuesday, August 1st | Free Play
10:00am

Tuesday, August 1st | Teen Night
6:00pm
Come and enjoy a beautiful summer night doing activities we all love. There will be spike ball, squirt gun painting, bean bag toss and much more. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, August 3rd   | Wander with Whitney
10:00am
Join Miss Whitney as she guides the children in dance, movement and fitness games with a focus on getting the children moving!

Thursday, August 3rd | The Page Turners
2:00-4:00pm
Every other Thursday afternoon, starting June 22, we will have a blast diving into the best adventures in some of your favorite chapter books!   Following book club there will be time for play as well as arts & crafts.

Monday: August 7th, 2017 |  Smitten with the Mitten Camp week
9:30 – 12:00
We will be exploring the many different water ways and landmarks in our beautiful state of Michigan such as lighthouses and shipwrecks.

Tuesday, August 8th  |  Michigan History
9:30am – 12:00
Grand Rapids Public Museum will be here to teach us about Native American history.  The kids will be creating their own teepee and wall mural.

Tuesday, August 8th | AYA Night
8:45pm
The movie is up for debate. Vote for your favorite – Princess Bride, Jurassic World or Guardians of the Galaxy by emailing Janna.

Thursday, August 10th  |  Michigan Land
9:30am – 12:00
Scott Winn will be teaching us about rocks and going on a scavenger hunt.  We will be discussing Michigan facts pertaining to all thing land.

Friday, August 11th  |  Michigan Celebrations
9:30am – 12:00
Join us as we discuss many different celebrations around our state, such as Tulip Time, Cherry Festival and Summer Motor City Style Event Festival.  We will be playing carnival games and talking about fall color tours.

Monday: August 14th, 2017 | Storytime with Miss Deb
10:00am
Join Miss Deb and Miss Sam on Monday morning with a storytime session about letters, numbers and shapes.

Tuesday, August 15th | Free Play
10:00am

Tuesday, August 15th  | Teen Night – Pottery and Tiles
6:00pm
Who doesn’t love new art projects? Miss Rachel from The Mud Room joins us to teach us how we can make our very own glass projects next Tuesday, August 15th at 6pm! She will come with a couple different options and with all the materials. ALL ages are welcome and it is FREE of charge. If little ones aren’t interested they can chose to play in our other rooms!

Thursday, August 17th   | Wander with Whitney
10:00am
Join Miss Whitney as she guides the children in dance, movement and fitness games with a focus on getting the children moving!

Friday, August 18th  | PORT and Children’s Healing Center Summer Art Party
6:00pm
It’s a Party with all kinds of art and all kinds of fun!  Please RSVP by Friday, August 11th to Alexis.

Monday: August 21st  | Free Play
10:00am

Tuesday, August 22nd  | Free Play
10:00am

Tuesday, August 22nd   | Parent Time with Dinner
5:30pm – 8:00pm
Join us for chance to practice guided meditation, mindfulness and relaxation methods with Miss Claire from Moment of Peace. Enjoy a yummy dinner with other parents while your kids enjoy play time with Center volunteers. Home style dinners from Garage Bar & Grill will be provided for both the parents and the kids. Don’t forget to RSVP with Deb at dwinn@childrenshealingcenter.org. See you there!

Thursday, August 24th   | Wander with Whitney
10:00am
Join Miss Whitney as she guides the children in dance, movement and fitness games with a focus on getting the children moving!

Monday: August 28th , 2017 | Storytime with Miss Deb
10:00am
Join Miss Deb and Miss Sam on Monday morning with a storytime session about dinosaurs.  We will be going on a dinosaur hunt and creating dinosaur footprints.

Tuesday, August 29th  | Free Play
10:00am

Tuesday, August 29th   | Teen Night
6:00pm
Let’s enjoy a night with only teens crafting some awesome silhouette designs using our imagination! We can also play board games and munch on some snacks!  RSVP to Sam at sanderson@childrenshealingcenter.org to reserve your spot!

Thursday, August 31st  | Free Play
10:00am