Monday, August 18, 2014

BIRTH CIRCLE & LA LECHE LEAGUE YARD SALE FUNDRAISER

Our 10th annual La Leche league & Birth Circle Yard Sale is coming up soon!  This is a huge multi-family sale with tons of baby, kids, maternity clothing/toys/gear as well as household items, furniture, electronics and more.  All proceeds are split between the two organizations.

WHEN:  Friday, August 22nd  8am -1pm AND Saturday, August 23rd 9am - 3pm
WHERE:  25 South May Ave. in Athens

Here's how you can help:

DONATE:  Please start saving items to contribute to the sale.  Donations will be accepted starting Sat, August 16th at noon, and can be dropped off at 25 S May Ave.  Please sort baby/kids clothes in bags labeled with sizes, and place your donations in the garage according to the tags on the tables (household items, baby, toys, etc).  Tax deductible donation forms will be available.
We'll also need  sun canopies, tables, and tarps.  If you have any to loan, please label them with your name and phone number and leave them in the garage.

VOLUNTEER:  We'd love to have your help with this fun fundraiser!  Contact Angela Young at angelajoyyoung@gmail.com to find out how you can help.

SHOP:  Come snag some great bargains while supporting two fantastic local organizations.

PICNIC IN THE PARK

Wednesday, August 27
5:30-7:30pm at the Richland Avenue Park

Every summer we dedicate one meeting to visiting and having some fun before the busy schoolyear begins!  Bring a picnic dinner for your family (pleas note this is not a potluck) and socialize with Birth Circle families new and old.

Monday, August 4, 2014

JUNE PLAY GROUP

Thursday, August 7th
3 to 5pm in the kids' section of the Athens Library

Come beat the heat and join us for two hours of play, socializing and support. All ages are welcome!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

HEALTHY PREGNANCY

Wednesday, July 30th
7:00 to 8:30pm at the Athens Public Library

Hear from local professionals and parents about how to best take care of yourself in pregnancy, from nutrition to exercise to mental health.  Bring your questions and stories!

MOM'S NIGHT OUT!

Monday, July 7th
7:30pm at the Casa Cantina Bodega

Join us on the first Monday of every month at the Casa Cantina for Moms' Night Out.  This is just an informal time for moms to get together and socialize.  We hope to see BC moms new and old, so mark your calendars (and your partner's/babysitter's calendar too)! 

JULY PLAY GROUP

Thursday, July 3rd  from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Rain or shine?  It doesn't matter for the Birth Circle Play Group!  Come and join us for two hours of play, socializing and support in the kids' section of the Athens Library. All ages are welcome!

LABOR POOL, WIRELESS MONITOR & BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT AT O'BLENESS HOSPITAL; PLUS MANAGING SENSATIONS OF LABOR

Wednesday, June 25
7:00 to 8:30pm at the Athens Public Library

Representatives from O’Bleness Hospital will join us to talk about their new wireless fetal monitor and labor pool, and also the Baby-Friendly Initiative to ensure that maternity care practices provide education and counseling on breastfeeding.  The rest of the meeting will be dedicated to sharing techniques/ideas for managing the sensations of labor.