New Thoughtexchange for Parents – Share to Win

New Thoughtexchange for Parents – Share to Win

To participate in the exchange, please point your browser to: https://my.thoughtexchange.com/408808924 Parenting in a pandemic has its challenges – as well as offering some amazing opportunities to connect with our kids.  We know that parents and children are...
Sensory Bins at Rossland Museum

Sensory Bins at Rossland Museum

The Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre now has two sensory bins for any young visitors with diverse needs to use to enhance their museum experience. These bins, sponsored by FAN and Kootenay Family Place, include a social story about visiting the museum,...
Ages and Stages Days Goes Virtual!

Ages and Stages Days Goes Virtual!

Do you have a child who is 18 months old?  If so, this offer is for you! The Family Action Network is offering an Ages and Stages developmental check up opportunity for your child, which will be held via phone or zoom by appointment only. The event will take place...
The ArtBox Project is back for August!

The ArtBox Project is back for August!

Exciting News! The VISAC Gallery has been awarded funds for special ArtBoxes for children in the Greater Trail area.  The purpose is to provide ArtBoxes to families without ready access to art supplies. The ArtBox will have art supplies and instructions provided by...
Easy Peezy Family Washrooms

Easy Peezy Family Washrooms

One of FAN’s priority projects since its inception in 2014 was the establishment of family friendly washrooms throughout the Lower Columbia region with the support of local business and organizations.  This is how Easy Peezy Washrooms were born.  Since March of...
Local Summer Activities

Local Summer Activities

Even though this summer will look a lot different, there are still a lot of camps, programs and outdoor activities happening in our region. Below is a list of the organizations, businesses, and non profits offering summer programing this year.    A Walk In The Forest:...
Together, Our Voices Are Stronger

Together, Our Voices Are Stronger

“If you could dream into reality a health care system that would provide culturally safe and effective care for me and my family it would include…” Together, our voices are stronger. The Kootenay Boundary region is undergoing a primary health care transformation...
TDI Virtual Giveaway

TDI Virtual Giveaway

Coffee is on us! For families with children between the ages of 1 and 2 years old who live in the Greater Trail and Castlegar areas, FAN is offering a one time online opportunity to fill out the Toddler Development Instrument online and receive a gift card.    From...
Teddy Bear Picnic Activity Bingo

Teddy Bear Picnic Activity Bingo

When the members of the Greater Trail Early Years Coalition made the difficult decision to cancel the much-loved Teddy Bear picnic in Trail this year, they knew they still wanted to offer something to families.  “This event is so well-attended each year.”...
READY, SET, LEARN!

READY, SET, LEARN!

Calling all preschool kids and their parents interested in attending St. Michael’s for the 2020/21 school year. St. Michael’s is hosting their annual Ready, Set, Learn event via Zoom on May 27 from 11:00 AM until Noon. Join them for songs, crafts, and more...