Bring the whole family for a celebration of summer and four years of community with Embracing The New Normal! This annual event is a great way to see old friends, make some new connections and have a family evening "out"!
This is a free, family friendly event. Please note the new location this year! Hopefully parking will be easier at this park!

Bring a camp chair or blanket, any outdoor/lawn games you would like to share, whatever you want to grill (optional....bring sandwiches if its easier!) and a dish to pass according to the first letter of your last name:
A-K Bring a savory salad
L-S Bring fruit
T-Z Bring cookies or other easy to eat desert

Homemade offerings, while appreciated, are NOT required...stop by the store on your way if you like. Please make it easy on yourself! No added stress!)

Once again my husband will be manning the grill and will cheerfully cook whatever you bring him to put on the heat. Papergoods will be provided. Please RSVP with the number in your party so I know how many forks to bring! Please also bring your own beverage and note that park rules prohibit alcohol.

I'm looking forward to seeing everyone and meeting new additions to some of your families!
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Fourth Annual ETNN Family Picnic!

July 12, 2017, 5:00pm - July 12, 2017, 10:00pm

Cottage Lake Park Picnic Shelter

Bring the whole family for a celebration of summer and four years of community with Embracing The New Normal! This annual event is a great way to see old friends, make some new connections and have a family evening "out"! This is a free, family friendly event. Please note the new location this year! Hopefully parking will be easier at this park! Bring a camp chair or blanket, any outdoor/lawn games you would like to share, whatever you want to grill (optional....bring sandwiches if its easier!) and a dish to pass according to the first letter of your last name: A-K Bring a savory salad L-S Bring fruit T-Z Bring cookies or other easy to eat desert Homemade offerings, while appreciated, are NOT required...stop by the store on your way if you like. Please make it easy on yourself! No added stress!) Once again my husband will be manning the grill and will cheerfully cook whatever you bring him to put on the heat. Papergoods will be provided. Please RSVP with the number in your party so I know how many forks to bring! Please also bring your own beverage and note that park rules prohibit alcohol. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone and meeting new additions to some of your families!

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Are you parenting a threenager? Negotiating world peace with your four year old? Coming to terms with sending your kindergartner to real school? Your're in luck....you are not alone!!

Coming up this Thursday...
Embracing Your Preschooler!
Thursday June 15, 2017 from 7-9pm.
Please comment here if you plan to come so I can get a head count and include the topics you most want to discuss.

Join us for a lively discussion about the joys and challenges of parenting your 3-5 year old children!
Single class is $20. 4 class pass (expires after 6 months) is $60. Minimum of 6 people coming for the class to run. I'll make the call at noon on Thursday if it looks like we don't have enough interest to run the class.
This class meets the third Thursday of each month from 7-9pm. Non mobile babies are welcome. Please leave older children at home.
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Don't forget!
The first annual ETNN Kids Stuff swap and sale is coming up THIS WEEKEND!
Saturday 1-3pm swap (you must register on the link provided in the event post)
3-5pm Sale! This garage sale type sale is open to the public. We expect to have lots of great gently used kids gear, toys, books and clothing. Invite your friends who are expecting:)

If you plan to attend please rsvp (on the event link).

And if you are bringing your stuff to sell....PLEASE register so I know how many tables to set up!!

SEE YOU SATURDAY!

First Annual ETNN Kids Stuff Swap and Sale!
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This fundraising event will take place in two parts. From 1-3pm will be a SWAP. From 3-5pm will be a SALE. You may participate in either one or both. The number of participants will be limited by the space we are using. You MUST purchase a ticket for each participant (swapping or selling)
NO ticket needed for BUYING at the sale (3-5pm)
All proceeds after costs are covered will go toward the ETNN scholarship fund.

GUIDELINES for the Swap:
-Like new/gently used items only.
-Items are limited to those appropriate for ages 0-4yrs.
-You may arrive to set up/organize your items at 12:30pm.
-Clothing, toys, books,carriers,bouncy seats etc included
-EXCLUDED items: Large toys (like kitchens or climbers), outdoor toys, cribs/beds, car seats.
-Divide and label your items into: SMALL (worth less than $10)
MEDIUM (worth $10-$20) and LARGE (worth more than $20)
-Feel free to bundle items
-Swap like value for like value
-Swapping will end promptly at 2:45pm.
-Entry/Registration $10/family (please use link below to purchase a ticket)

GUIDELINES for the Sale:
-Once the swap has concluded you may stay and sell any items you did not swap.
-If you are participating in just the sale you may arrive to set up your items at 2:30pm.
-Like new/gently used items only.
-Items are limited to those appropriate for ages 0-4yrs only.
-EXCLUDED items: Large toys (like kitchens or climbers), outdoor toys, cribs/beds, car seats.
-TAG all items with the price you have set.
-REMOVE all unsold items after the conclusion of the sale.
-Entry/registration $10/family (please use link below to purchase a ticket)

If you wish to participate in BOTH the swap and the sale that follows the cost is $15/family. Please purchase the ticket designated for BOTH swap and sale.
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First Annual ETNN Kids Stuff Swap and Sale!

June 10, 2017, 1:00pm - June 10, 2017, 7:00pm

Embracing The New Normal

This fundraising event will take place in two parts. From 1-3pm will be a SWAP. From 3-5pm will be a SALE. You may participate in either one or both. The number of participants will be limited by the space we are using. You MUST purchase a ticket for each participant (swapping or selling) NO ticket needed for BUYING at the sale (3-5pm) All proceeds after costs are covered will go toward the ETNN scholarship fund. GUIDELINES for the Swap: -Like new/gently used items only. -Items are limited to those appropriate for ages 0-4yrs. -You may arrive to set up/organize your items at 12:30pm. -Clothing, toys, books,carriers,bouncy seats etc included -EXCLUDED items: Large toys (like kitchens or climbers), outdoor toys, cribs/beds, car seats. -Divide and label your items into: SMALL (worth less than $10) MEDIUM (worth $10-$20) and LARGE (worth more than $20) -Feel free to bundle items -Swap like value for like value -Swapping will end promptly at 2:45pm. -Entry/Registration $10/family (please use link below to purchase a ticket) GUIDELINES for the Sale: -Once the swap has concluded you may stay and sell any items you did not swap. -If you are participating in just the sale you may arrive to set up your items at 2:30pm. -Like new/gently used items only. -Items are limited to those appropriate for ages 0-4yrs only. -EXCLUDED items: Large toys (like kitchens or climbers), outdoor toys, cribs/beds, car seats. -TAG all items with the price you have set. -REMOVE all unsold items after the conclusion of the sale. -Entry/registration $10/family (please use link below to purchase a ticket) If you wish to participate in BOTH the swap and the sale that follows the cost is $15/family. Please purchase the ticket designated for BOTH swap and sale.

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