Christmas Cheer Board Donations Now Welcome

In the spirit of Christmas tradition, the Board of Discovery Children’s Centre will, once again, be accepting food donations and unwrapped gifts for a Christmas hamper.  A collection box (wrapped in Christmas paper) will be located across the hall from the main office. Please feel free to drop canned goods,...

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Woodchips Found In Child’s Boot

  December temperatures require your child to wear boots during outside play. The safety surface (wood chips) is not yet covered in snow. Please check inside your child’s boots periodically for woodchips. If your child is complaining about his/her foot hurting, have them look inside to ensure something has not...

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Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba And Discovery Children’s Centre Partner To Provide Speech & Language Pathology Services

This year Discovery Children’s Centre has teamed with Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba to provide Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) services to preschool aged children. Louise Stuart (SLP from the St. James-Assiniboia School Division) has been hired to work closely with both staff and children at the Centre. As a part...

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Nutrition At Discovery

A few years ago, Discovery’s Board and a number of staff spent a couple of days developing a five year Strategic Plan. In working through this strategic plan, the group agreed one of the important goals to work towards is to enhance the quality of nutrition and health of children...

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Fall Cash Raffle a Big Success!

  We are ever so thankful to all the families who so diligently participated in our Fall Fundraiser.  We exceeded our goal of $5500 which goes a long way in keeping our Centre well supplies with the supplies necessary to do our work. Congratulations to all the winners both the...

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Celebrating Halloween at Discovery

At Discovery we have a tradition of downplaying the scary aspect of Halloween, especially for our preschoolers. Please check with your child’s classroom teachers for details about how this time will be dealt with in your child’s room. This year again, we have agreed to let children bring costumes from...

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Cash Raffle Fundraiser

Raffle ticket books have now been distributed to the classrooms for you as parent members of Discovery Centre to pick up and sell.  We need everyone to do their part to keep our wonderful Centre well equipped. Please do your best to sell at least one book of tickets.  Many of...

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Save the Date for Discovery’s Annual General Meeting

All members (parents) are strongly encouraged to join us for our Annual General Meeting on September 18th, 2018, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. As you likely know, Discovery Centre is a community owned and operated centre. At this meeting we will share some of the highlights of the last year, approve the Financial...

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United Way and All Charities Campaign Season Begins

Did you know you can direct your United Way or All Charities Campaign contributions to Discovery Centre?  Many of your workplaces are about to embark on a workplace fundraising campaign with either United Way or the All Charities Campaign (provincial employees). If you plan on participating in your workplace campaign,...

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