Community Events

Child playing with water.

Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend a wide variety of early childhood events held at the Frances Frey Early Childhood Community Learning Hub within the Early Childhood Learning Laboratory.  See below for upcoming events including Child Care Provider Trainings and Community Play Groups.

Child Care Provider Trainings

In Home Licensed Child Care providers meet monthly at the Early Childhood Learning Laboratory for peer support and training. Topics are selected by the providers and are relevant to the needs of In Home care providers. These meetings are FREE and open to all In Home provider; I hope you can join us! While the GRCC campus is closed, we are offering our monthly meetings through Zoom on the second Tuesday of the month.  If you have questions or would like to be added to our Zoom meetings, please contact the Community Liaison at (616) 234-2410 or kathleenneumann@grcc.edu.  

Community Play Groups

The GRCC Community Play Groups are now a part of the Early Learning Community Play and Learn program.  See the Early Learning Community tab for current information.