Christmas Wishes is another program the group uses to give back to the community. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. Director of RSVP for Southeast Arkansas Norma Strabala said the group helps with several different projects and events. “We are trying to keep people active in the community while providing services to the community,” Strabala said. Anyone wanting to give a Christmas present this year can contact Strabala directly by calling 870-659-3809. Editor’s note: The Mommy and Me activity referenced in this story and originally planned for Oct. 21 has been rescheduled to Oct. 28. This was a pretty good storytime theme. Namaste! : A First Book of Structures by Scot Ritchie and … I think the kids best responded to “The Family Book” because of the awesome bright colored illustrations. The group also helped residents who were afraid to venture out during the beginning of the pandemic by providing grocery delivery. Check out Airbnb for openings today! This Month's Mommy & Me @ The Frank: Storytime Hour’ is sponsored by Goldfish Swim School in Pembroke Pines, the premier learn-to-swim facility for kids ages 4 months to 12 years. When I was just a young boy, my mom used to send me to stay with my grandma’ doing the summer break. RSVP serves on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from noon until 1 p.m. ICCM Coordinator Bobby Bradberry said the group has been a “tremendous” help. Focuses on the natural development of skills through the enjoyment of books, the importance of positive interactions between babies and parents, and the critical role of literacy-rich experiences. RSVP members will distribute the gifts between 10:30 and 11 a.m. at the Stuttgart Public Library, located at 2002 S. Buerkle St. “You’ll have a surprise every month. And the craft was just awesome. This book is written by Lesléa Newman. Each year, RSVP does something special for Veterans on Veteran’s Day, which is Nov. 11. https://www.airbnb.com/users/300558716/listings Each ornament lists an item a child is hoping for. Ordinarily, the group puts a Christmas tree inside Stuttgart’s Walmart with ornaments that represent children in the community who are at risk of not receiving a Christmas present. We will be having a lot of fun singing songs, reading a story, and participating in activities! Together with their caretakers, children under the age of 8 build literacy and engage in art activities. I never knew my grandpa. My moms were thrilled by the book “I Love My Mommy” — it was a hit! As an AmeriCorps Seniors program, RSVP enables volunteers to make a difference within their communities. For more information about RSVP and their programs, visit the RSVP website or contact the group by calling 870-673-8584. Together with their caretakers, children under the age of 8 build literacy and engage in art activities. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) enables volunteers to make a difference within their communities. I can promise you there’ll be a book because Lennox (Industries) has been gracious enough to sponsor our read program this year,” Strabala said. Stabala said each child that participates in Mommy and Me will receive a book and a gift bag following the activity. All are welcome, including siblings of children over the age of 5! When to Start Mommy and Me Classes: 6 months is a great age to start mommy and me classes. Strabala is unsure if the tree will be placed in Walmart this year, but she said RSVP will find a way for community children to receive presents. Here are a few of the services we provide:Rental Cottages on the lakeYoga ClassesSun Salutation Meditation on the beachAfternoon Tea with homemade sconesRetreatsReiki healingWorkshopsOur cozy, fully furnished rental cottages are open year-round. To learn more, call today: (954) 994-2296 Join us on the first Saturday of every month for story time! This is a FREE story time for children ages 0-5! This month, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, children will learn about the importance of wearing masks in public. Alhamdulillah!The Islamic Center of Irving is pleased to announce that starting Monday, August 10, 2020, ICI will be opened for Fajr, Maghrib and Isha salahs. To learn more, call today: (954) 994-2296 Join us on the first Saturday of every month for story time! He died long before I was born. Meetings are now held virtually on the third Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. Last month, children learned about the terrorist attacks that took place on Sept. 11, 2001. Mommy and Me is an RSVP storytime activity that, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, took place at the Stuttgart Public Library. your own Pins on Pinterest 30-45 minutes of fun, musical, rhythmic play and storytime followed by an age-appropriate craft/acvitity.