upcoming events

November
26

“Dinner and Story” Event at the Hartford Public Library

November 26, 2018
/ 6:00 pm
/ 500 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program, in partnership with Hipnotic Hoopla, will provide families with fun ways to get active with little ones and highlight the power of play. Join us for fun hula hooping activities, including games, music, a story, and dinner. Registration is required for this event. To RSVP, please contact Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org. We hope to see you there!

Past Events

October
29

Toddler and Me Yoga Event

October 29, 2018
/ 2:00 pm
/ UTC Family Resource Center, Connecticut Children's Medical Center
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program, in partnership with WHY Outreach, Inc., will teach families about the benefits of yoga for parents and toddlers. This beginner-level class is only available to families with children under the age of four. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing. Due to space limitations, there will only be 10 slots available, so registration is required. To RSVP, please contact Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org. We hope to see you there!
September
26

Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Family Celebration

September 26, 2018
/ 10:00 am
/ Connecticut Children's Medical Center, UTC Family Resource Center
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will be hosting a free event for Hartford families with young children on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 am! Come to enjoy many activities, including a puppet show, baby and me yoga, a story walk, herb planting, healthy snack preparation, and much more!

Registration is required. RSVP the number of attendees from your organization to Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org no later than Wednesday, September 19, 2018. A special thanks to our partners—Connecticut Children’s Clinical Nutrition team, KNOX, the Hartford Public Library, the Hispanic Health Council, and WHY Outreach, Inc—for joining us in this celebration!
August
25

Maternal and Infant Outreach Program (MIOP) Baby Olympics Event

August 25, 2018
/ 10:00 am
/ Cronin Playground, Groton Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with tips to get their children loving healthy foods from an early age, including infant feeding guidelines by age and a nutrition education magazine titled Chop Chop Sprout.

August
24

Hartford WIC Breastfeeding Celebration

August 24, 2018
/ 1:00 pm
/ Parker Memorial Family Center
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with tips to get their children loving healthy foods from an early age, including infant feeding guidelines by age and information on breastfeeding.
August
17

Family Life Education Annual Family Celebration Event

August 17, 2018
/ 9:30 am
/ 57 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide a variety of activities at this event to encourage children to love healthy foods, including a demonstration for parents on making homemade baby food and introducing solid foods, as well as a book reading on picky eating titled “I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato” by Lauren Child. Additionally, SCOR is hosting WHY Outreach, Inc. to provide a free “Baby and Me” yoga class for mothers with children ages 12 months and younger who attend this event.
August
10

Southside Family Center 3rd Annual Health and Wellness Fair

August 10, 2018
/ 10:00 am
/ 35 Groton Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with tips to get their children loving healthy foods from an early age, including infant feeding guidelines by age, a nutrition education magazine titled Chop Chop Sprout, and information on breastfeeding. The program will also offer hands-on activities for children on healthy eating.
August
01

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

August 01, 2018
/ 11:00 am
/ Hartford Hospital Outdoor Corridor
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with information on breastfeeding and recommended infant feeding guidelines by age. Additionally, the SCOR Program will provide fruit popsicles to breastfeeding mothers and their families who attend.