Hants County

Programs for APRIL 2024


Splash and Play – Join us on April 8th and April 29th from 10-11am for a snack and free play followed by free swimming from 11-12noon. Please register with Ashley at 902-790-1077 to register. Space is limited.

Move with Me – Join us on April 15 from 11-12noon at the Firehall in Kennetcook for a gentle, introductory yoga opportunity for caregivers, children, and prenatal women.


Playgroup is for children of any age at the Noel and District Firehall. It is a great opportunity to connect with others and have some play time. Bring your bathing suits for the splash pad. On April 23rd playgroup will be offering Music Time with Brad McGoey.

Mommy Time – Join us for a bi-monthly mom’s night out from 6:30-8pm at the Kennetcook and District Firehall. Snack will be provided and hopefully we will have some great laughs. April 9th we will have a Q&A about bottle feeding and pumping. April 23rd is Board Game Night – come out for lots of fun!


Baby Daze is at the Kennetcook and District Firehall from 10-11:30am. This is a program for littles 0-12 months, and their caregivers. This is an opportunity to connect with others and enjoy a little time socializing.

Library – Join KAP staff at the Library from 3-4pm at the Kennetcook and District Firehall. The dates are April 3rd and April 24th.

Cooking Workshop – Call Melissa if you would like to register for the cooking wokshop from 10-11:30am on April 17th at the Kennetcook and District Firehall. Each family will prepare a meal to take home and then have a light lunch/snack.


Cooking Club is offered at Hants North Rural High School and is for students attending there. This is offered in partnership with SchoolsPlus. Please contact Ashley at 902-790 1077 to see when the next session is starting.

Teen Afterschool Social – is from 3-4:30pm at the Kennetcook and District Firehall on April 4th and 18th. This is for youth 12+. Snack will be provided. If transportation is required, please call Melissa at 902-751-2785.

Outdoor Adventures with Kids Action takes place at Findley Park on April 11th and 25th from 3:30-4:30pm. This is for children of any age. It is an opportunity to be outside and get some fresh air.


Great Beginnings Food Box delivery is on April 12th.

Move with Me – Join us on April 5th and April 26th from 11-12noon at the Firehall in Kennetcook for a gentle, introductory yoga opportunity for caregivers, children, and prenatal women.

Bridge Playgroup – Join KAP and WFRC staff from 10-11:30am for a playgroup that takes place at the Walton and District Firehall. This is a great opportunity to meet other families in your area while enjoying a snack and making a craft.


Walk-ins or check-ins from KAP staff – If you feel you would welcome a check-in, or maybe someone to go for a walk, or a coffee, please reach out to one of our staff.

Nobody’s Perfect – Please contact Ashley for more information about this parenting program and to register.

Call for more information or to register for programs. Ashley: 902-790-1077; Melissa: 902-751-2785; Vanessa 902-324-9412.

If you are feeling unwell, please protect others by staying home. Thank you for understanding!

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Programs & Services in Hants County

Play Group

Tuesday’s: Playgroup @Kids Action Program Centre in Kennetcook 10-11:30am: Join Diane & Ashley in our playgroup. We will enjoy some free play, do crafts and have a snack!  To find out more, call Ashley 902-790-1077 or Diane 902-222-3741

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Baby Walk and Talk

Monday’s (until end of October): Baby Walk & Talk @ Findlay Park 9:30am. Join Ashley and other caregiver’s with their babies as we walk the trails, getting some fresh air and social time!  For more information call Ashley 902-790-1077 or Diane 902-222-3741

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Cooking Workshops

Cooking Workshops are offered bi-monthly. It is for those who are interested in basic food preparation, food safety, nutrition and budgeting. Focusing on getting the most “bang for your buck”, we prepare a meal to share, to take home and to freeze. For more information contact: Kings County: Donna at 902-670-3689 Hants: County: Ashley at

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Emotional Discovery

Emotional Discovery is meant to help children who are experiencing strong emotions and are being impacted by them. The program is designed to help them verbalize their feelings positively so communication and sharing can happen at a young age and continue throughout their lives. This unique program is designed for children ages 6-11; however, children

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Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy (ROE) – is an international, evidence-based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among schoolchildren by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. At the heart of the program our certified instructor visits the classroom every week and every 3rd week they are joined by a baby and

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Support Dealing with Complex Systems

Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation that is so unfamiliar and confusing that we have no idea where to go, who to talk to, what resources are required, or how to find them. In some situations, Kids Action Staff can act as a guide or support person as you try to find your way

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Prenatal Classes

Are offered on an as needed basis, typically four group sessions per year. The program provides pregnant women and their support people the opportunity to learn about pregnancy, birth and their newborn in a safe and supportive environment. Limited transportation is available and healthy snacks are provided. For more information: Kings County: contact Suann at

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Circle of Security

At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure

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AMPed Up! (formerly Anger Management)

Have you ever regretted the words that have come out of your mouth before you are even done speaking?  Have you wondered why you become so sad, or excited, or angry sometimes? Or, is that something you’ve never thought about?  This course covers much more than dealing with strong emotions.  It explores emotions, particularly anger

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