Playgroups

When children and those who love them spend time together in a safe, supportive environment, they build confidence, connection, and community.

Our free, regularly scheduled playgroups provide children 0-5 and their caregivers access to developmental information and a circle of supportive individuals with whom they can share their parenting journey!

We understand the need for connection for both caregivers and children, especially during this time and we continue to prioritize the health and wellbeing of our community. Our operating playgroups follow the guidance of our local public health officials, and some playgroup sponsors may be offering alternative activities for families in response to local COVID-19 conditions. Please call the playgroup for further information and to confirm the playgroup event using the contact information in the drop down menu below. You can also find a current pdf calendar in the sidebar.

Location
D Street Neighborhood Center
1301 D St, Arcata

Schedule
Mon, Tues, Wed: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tues: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (For families with children ages 0-1)

**Starting September 2023, Arcata Play Center and Arcata Play Center 0-1 will be closed the last week of each month

Contact
Arcata Recreation Department
(707) 822-7091

Location

Mid-Klamath Watershed Council (Panamnik Bldg)

Orleans

Schedule
Mon: 12 – 2 p.m.

Contact
Two Feathers Native American Family Services
(707) 839-1933

Location
Perigot Park
351 S. Railroad Avenue, Blue Lake

Schedule
Tues & Thurs: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Contact
Blue Lake Family Resource Center
(707) 668-5932

Location
Gene Lucas Comm Ctr
3000 Newburg Rd, Fortuna

Schedule
Mon & Tues: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
hablamos español

Contact
Community Center
Gene Lucas
(707) 725-1722

Location
Fireman’s Pavilion
9 Park St., Fortuna

Schedule
Thurs 10:30 – 12:30 p.m.

Contact
Fortuna Parks and Rec Dept.
(707) 725-7620

Location
Loleta Church
228 Church Street

Schedule
Wed: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
hablamos español

Contact
Loleta Community Resource Center
(707) 733-5239

Location
Redwood Coast Montessori School
1611 Peninsula Dr., Arcata

Schedule
Tues & Wed: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 

Contact
Redwood Coast Montessori
(707) 832-1494

Location
McKinleyville Activity Ctr
1705 Gwin Rd., McKinleyville

Schedule
Thurs: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Contact
McKinleyville Parks and Rec
(707) 839-9003

Location
Orick Elementary School
120918 US101., Orick

Schedule
Tues 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

 

Contact
Orick Elementary School
(707) 488-2821

Location
Mattole Valley Resource Center
167 Sherman St, Petrolia

Schedule
Mon: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Contact
(707) 629-3348

Location
Pine Hill FRC
5230 Vance Avenue, Eureka

Schedule
Tues: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

 

Contact
Pine Hill South Bay Family Resource Center
(707) 445-5933

Location
Redway Elementary Rm. 22,
344 Humboldt Ave, Redway

Schedule
Mon: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

 

Contact
Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center
(707) 923-1147

Location
612 G St., Ste. 102 Eureka

Schedule
Thurs: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Contact
Redwood Discovery Museum
(707) 443-9694

Location
Salmon Creek School
3583 Upper Thomas Rd, Miranda

Schedule
Fri: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Contact
Salmon Creek School
(707) 223-4657

Location
1555 Upper Pacific Dr. Whitethorn

Schedule
Mon: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 

Contact
Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center
(707) 923-1147

Location
The Center
1615 Heartwood Dr. Room 105, McKinleyville
*For local Native families

Schedule
Fri: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

Contact
Two Feathers NAFS
(707) 839-1933

Location
Arcata United Methodist Church
1761 11th Street, Arcata

Schedule
Sat: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Contact
Arcata United Methodist Church
(707) 822-1963

Location
Jefferson Comm Ctr
1000 B St., Eureka

Schedule
Sat: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Contact
Jefferson Community Center
(707) 497-6280

Location
Creekside Learning Center
75 Terrace Ln, Willow Creek

Schedule
Fri: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Contact
Willow Creek Community Resource Center
(530) 629-3141

Location
Casterlin Elementary School
24790 Alderpoint Rd, Blocksburg, Room 5

Schedule
Wed: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Contact
Casterlin Elementary School
(707) 926-5402

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