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Playgroups for children 0-5 years:  activities include free play, art, music, literacy, nutrition, and circle time

Beginning September 8, 2009 to June 18, 2010, Lotus Bloom in partnership with Museum of Children's Art, and Oakland Park & Recreation Department will continue to provide free early childhood playgroups for parents with children 0-5 years old.  Parents are required to remain on-site as these are nonlicensed programs.  The activities are designed to promote healthy attachment, social and motor developments, and provide art and literacy activities for children and families that support early learning experiences. 

The locations sites:

M & W Ira from 9:30am - 12 noon at Jenkins Recreation Center, 9175 Edes Avenue, Oakland, CA 94603

T & TH from 9:30 - 12 noon at Carmen Flores Recreation Center 1637 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA 94601

M, W  from 9:30 - 12 noon at FM Smith Recreation Center 1969 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606

To enjoy the activities, just drop in and sign up. For the Park & Rec Playgroups, you can sign up through under Sandboxes for Community Empowerment or contact Lotus Bloom at (510) 433-0412  or Email:

All activities are free of charge!



Lotus Bloom, 2008 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606 510-433-0412