The Office of Children and Families Events

All upcoming events have been canceled due to COVID-19.  Please check back to view the updated calendar of events for 2021.  


The Office of Children and Families holds several annual events and conferences throughout the year. Event pages are updated regularly and include helpful links to schedules, registration forms and program descriptions.

 Children On Board Child Care and Preschool Information Fair

Children on Board Child Care and Preschool Information Fair

 

Are you a Parent, guardian, grandparent or care personnel?  Then this event is for you!  This annual Fair offers a “one stop shop" for information on child care, pre-school and summer programs, as well as an opportunity for personal contact with teachers and program directors. Representatives from community service organizations that offer programs and services to Howard County’s young children will also be on hand to provide information to interested parents. Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend free informational sessions on “How to Choose an Early Childhood Program” offered at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. by the Parents As Teacher’s Program. For more information, view the program, or contact the Office of Children and Families by calling 410-313-1940 or emailing children@howardcountymd.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine Dixon-Kheir, President of Transformative Learning SolutionsChildren's Discovery Fair

The Annual Children’s Discovery Fair for children ages 3-5 with an adult, will take place Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Cradlerock Elementary School, 6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045. A celebration for young children and their families, the Howard County Children’s Discovery Fair features FREE hands-on activities related to school readiness, including interactive games, crafts, and stories. For further details, call 410-313-1940 or 410-313-7750, or email children@howardcountymd.gov. This event in celebration of Howard County’s Month of the Young Child is sponsored by the Howard County Early Childhood Advisory Council and Howard County Library System.

 

 

Catherine Dixon-Kheir, President of Transformative Learning SolutionsChildren's Discovery Fair

The Annual Children’s Discovery Fair for children ages 3-5 with an adult, will take place Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Cradlerock Elementary School, 6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045. A celebration for young children and their families, the Howard County Children’s Discovery Fair features FREE hands-on activities related to school readiness, including interactive games, crafts, and stories. For further details, call 410-313-1940 or 410-313-7750, or email children@howardcountymd.gov. This event in celebration of Howard County’s Month of the Young Child is sponsored by the Howard County Early Childhood Advisory Council and Howard County Library System.