EarlyON’s Family Fun Bingo competition is back by popular demand

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Cobourg, ON – February 16, 2024 – EarlyON Northumberland’s Family Fun Bingo competition is back by popular demand for a second year in a row! Starting Family Day weekend, families with young children are invited to participate in this free, county-wide challenge by completing fun activities together and visiting free EarlyON family programming in February and March. All participants will receive a small prize and will be entered into a draw for the chance to win a Family Fun Pack, including a 2024 Ontario Parks pass and a $100 Indigo gift card.

Northumberland County’s EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer free, drop-in programming for families with children ages six and under, at eight locations throughout Northumberland and various additional partner locations, including community centres, libraries, parks, and more. Their programs offer families the opportunity to play, learn and be curious together, and meet other local families with children around the same age. With a diverse range of programs offered on weekdays, evenings and weekends, they have something for everyone. Programs include family hikes, indoor or outdoor exploration programs, story time, gym time, visits to local attractions, Indigenous teachings, and informative programming for new and expecting parents.

“We saw so many families have a great time learning, playing, and creating positive memories together while completing this challenge together last year,” states County Early Years Services Manager Lesley Patterson. “We are very excited to bring the competition back again this year. We invite all families with young children to participate – whether you’re a regular EarlyON visitor or have never tried our programs before. This competition is a great opportunity to explore our programming options and learn more about the great services, information and connections offered by EarlyON Child and Family Centres.”

To participate, families can grab a copy of the bingo card at their local EarlyON centre, or can print one off at home by visiting the EarlyON Northumberland website. Participants can mark off spaces on the card by completing the activity written in the space – these activities include a variety of options that can be completed in-person, online or at home.

Families who get a ‘bingo’ by completing a line on the card (vertically, horizontally, or diagonally) can submit their completed card to the local EarlyON Educator from February 26 to March 28, 2024, to receive a small prize and be entered to win the Family Fun Pack grand prize.

For more information and to print your bingo card, visit Northumberland.ca/EarlyON. Print copies are also available for pick up at your local EarlyON Child and Family Centre.