Mom’s Morning In children’s activities

Mom’s Morning In is a fun-filled activity program for toddlers and preschool-age children and their parents/caregivers. Every week there will be some sort of engaging activity or entertainment.   Bring any or all of your children (we welcome infants)!  Scroll down to see our schedule of performers and activities.

We meet Friday mornings at 10:00am at the DCA, with the exception of field trips. Reservations are not required.  In the event of inclement weather, the DCA follows the Darien School schedule.

All events are $10 per child (excludes Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween Parade and Farewell Picnic).

Mom’s Morning In activities run from September to May each year.

 

Mom’s Morning In upcoming activities through May 2014

Amazing Andy joins Mom's Morning In on Friday, January 3rd. January 3rd
AMAZING ANDY **Cancelled due to the storm**
Let the magical talents of Andy Charney amaze you and your child. His wonderful antics, humor and sleight of hand will keep even the youngest magic enthusiasts entertained.
Have fun with your little one when Mom's Morning In offers Mommy & Me ZumbAtomic on Friday, every month at the DCA! January 10th
MOMMY & ME ZUMBATOMICS
Flair Fitness Studio leads our Mommy & Me dance-fitness program which will have us all of us up and moving!
 Mom's Morning In presents Jilly Puppets on Friday, January 17th at the DCA. January 17th
JILLY PUPPETS
Come join us as we get silly with Jilly and her puppets! Puppeteer Jill Liflander is one of the main characters along with her handmade puppets in her highly interactive show. This singing, dancing and ukulele playing mom is sure to keep everyone engaged!
Annie from the Natural Wonder Band performs on Friday, January 24th for Mom's Morning In. January 24th
ANNIE FROM “THE NATURAL WONDER BAND”
Let’s go on a musical safari with Annie! Annie writes songs, performs shows about the natural world, and is very happy to be singing and exploring its wonders with all of us. Life is a safari!
Infinite Roots performs for Mom's Morning In on Friday, January 31st at 10:00am. January 31st
INFINITE ROOTS
Join us for a fun, interactive drum circle with Infinite Roots. There will be percussion instruments for everyone. No musical experience is necessary to participate as we explore the wonderful world of West African drumming and dance. The kids will need little or no encouragement to play and move to the infectious rhythms.
Have fun with your little one when Mom's Morning In offers Mommy & Me ZumbAtomic on Friday, every month at the DCA! February 7th **new date**
MOMMY & ME ZUMBATOMICS
Have fun with your little one when Mom’s Morning In offers Mommy & Me ZumbAtomic on Friday, every month at the DCA!
Mom's Morning In presents Music for Aardvarks on Friday, February 7th at the DCA. February 14th **new date**
FAIRFIELD COUNTY MUSIC FOR AARDVARKS
Jay and Ray will lead us again in the hippest music class around! This rockin’, interactive musical experience will have us all shaking and grooving!!
February 21st
WINTER RECESS
Ever-popular Les Julian returns to Mom's Morning In on Friday, February 28th. February 28th
LES JULIAN
Les joins us again for another performance with his unforgettable voice and rubbery storyteller’s face. His delightful selection of original music entertains all ages. Les really is more!!
Tom Weber performs for Mom's Morning In on Fridays, November 22nd, 2013 and March 7th, 2014 at the DCA. March 7th
TOM WEBER
Clap your hands and stomp your feet as we move to Tom’s original beat! With warmer weather just around the corner let’s warm up those voices for a morning of silly songs and crazy puppets.
Have fun with your little one when Mom's Morning In offers Mommy & Me ZumbAtomic on Friday, every month at the DCA! March 14th
MOMMY & ME ZUMBATOMICS
Flair Fitness Studio leads our Mommy & Me dance-fitness program which will have us all of us up and moving!
The Bossy Frog will entertain us all on Friday, March 21st. March 21st
JEFFREY FRIEDBERG “THE BOSSY FROG”
Let’s jump right into springtime with another great performance from the Bossy Frog!! The music is sure to get us all hopping along as Jeffrey plays the guitar, banjo and harmonica!
Mom's Morning In presents Dre Towey on Friday, March 28th at the DCA March 28th
DRE TOWEY
A local favorite! Dre joins us again for another fun-filled morning of her special blend of kindierock!
Amazing Andy joins Mom's Morning In on Friday, April 4th. April 4th
AMAZING ANDY
Andy is back again for a giggling good time! Silliness reigns once more as Andy takes center stage at the DCA.
Join us on April 11 at 10am for the Annual DCA Easter Egg Hunt on the Great Lawn. April 11th
EASTER EGG HUNT
Dust off those Easter baskets and come out for an Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn of the DCA. Please come early and note that the Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00am sharp and takes only a few minutes. A special appearance by the Easter Bunny makes this a wonderful morning so make sure to bring your camera.
April 18th
RECESS
Have fun with your little one when Mom's Morning In offers Mommy & Me ZumbAtomic on Friday, every month at the DCA! April 25th
MOMMY & ME ZUMBATOMICS
Let the magical talents of Andy Charney amaze you and your child. His wonderful antics, humor and slight of hand will keep even the youngest magic enthusiasts entertained.
 Mom's Morning In presents Music for Aardvarks at the DCA. May 2nd
FAIRFIELD COUNTY MUSIC FOR AARDVARKS
Jay and Ray will lead us again in the hippest music class around! It is a singing, dancing, musical storytelling, instrumental jam session and more!!
The DCA's Mom's Morning In program tours the Darien Police Station on Friday, May 9th. May 9th
DARIEN POLICE STATION FIELD TRIP
Calling all kids! Come meet Darien’s Finest and get a tour of the new police station, the cruisers and even the “lock up”! Meet at the Police station on Hecker Avenue and bring some goodies for our police officer friends to enjoy.
How fun! Join Mom's Morning In for a visit to the Darien Nature Center, on Friday, May 16th May 16th
DARIEN NATURE CENTER FIELD TRIP
One of our town treasures plays host to our group for a morning filled with activities planned just for us. We’ll meet some animals in the Zoo Room up close and personal and then take a hike with one of the Nature Center naturalists.
Mom's Morning In's Farewell Picnic, May 23rd at Cherry Lawn Park (rain date May 30th) May 23rd
FAREWELL PICNIC AT CHERRY LAWN
Our final gathering of the year. A casual play date at the playground! Bring a treat to share with your friends and enjoy the last event of the year. NO FEE.
Mom's Morning In's Farewell Picnic, May 23rd at Cherry Lawn Park (rain date May 30th) May 30th
RAINDATE FOR FAREWELL PICNIC AT CHERRY LAWN
Our final gathering of the year. A casual play date at the playground! Bring a treat to share with your friends and enjoy the last event of the year. NO FEE.