Family and Consumer Sciences

Al's Pals Program

Register now for the Al's Pals Program for ages 3 to 5 (must be 3 by August 31st). This comprehensive, age-appropriate curriculum teaches kids to make Healthy Choices that uses puppetry, play, and songs to teach children how to express feelings appropriately, gain self-control, accept differences, solve problems peacefully, and keep themselves safe and healthy. Classes will be held on Friday's starting September 9, 2022 through May 26, 2023 from 9:30am - 11:00am at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy., in Yorktown. Fee is $30.00 per month and scholarships are available. To register call: 757-564-2173 and leave a message.

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Infant/Toddler Playgroups

The VCE, FCS Family Focus Center in York County will be offering the following March Playgroups for parents and/or caregivers and their children (Please see attached March Calendar for additional information).  


  1. Infant/Toddler (All ages to 5 years old) Playgroup – Monday, March 13, 20 & 27 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. No playgroup on Monday, February 6
  2. Infant/Toddler (All ages to 5 years old) Playgroup – Tuesday, February 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 


The VCE, FCS Family Focus Center in James City County is offering a Special-6 week Playgroup Series “Playgroup with a Twist (and bend)” – Thursdays: February 16 & 23 and March 2, 9.16 & 23 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fee: $30.00 for the 6-week series. ***Limited to the first 10 families that sign-up! Please see attached flyer for additional information. We still have room if you would like to join us in March. The cost of the playgroup series will be prorated. 


Remember enrollment is required for all VCE, FCS Family Focus Playgroups.  To enroll for March groups please call (757) 564-2173 and leave a message. The fee per playgroup is $5.00 per family (except for the special JCC 6-week series playgroup which is $30.00). Cash or Checks payable to VCE-JCC (There is a $50 return check fee.) Scholarships are available upon request.


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Playgroup wtih a twist (and bend) February