Special Events

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Tours of Our Centers

Public Group Tours are available during our Open House sessions for families who are interested in enrollment. They are usually held once each month on Sundays. You are welcome to sign up online. Private tours are also available. Simply apply online to be considered for enrollment, pay the $75 application fee, and call for a […]

Special Recognition

We received special recognition from California State Assemblyman David Chiu for our leadership in producing a Festival of Learning for 11 years. At that time, our festival was being replicated in part by over 20 early care and learning programs in the city.

Professionals Group Tour

On Monday, August 10th, a local Infant-Toddler Program staff all came to C5 for their professional development day and spent two hours with Joe Wiseman, our Director of Learning, for in-depth question and answer periods and his guided tours of both centers.

Outdoor Play Areas

Planting Day was scheduled for Saturday, August 14th from 9am to 12 Noon. Parents and staff members planted the three new fan palm trees in the big wooden planter boxes and the 45 other new plants in the children’s outdoor play area that borders on Redwood Alley at the SF City Building Center. The CA […]

Annual Picnic

Our Annual Picnic is usually scheduled for August each year. A popular venue has been the Julius Kahn Park in San Francisco’s Presidio. The event is a highlight for socializing and bringing together families, staff members from both centers and classrooms, trying out a diverse array of foods and drinks, and playing on one of […]

Fall Family Festival

Parents form a committee and make their own unique plan to organize and conduct this special event each year. It is usually scheduled for October. It typically includes a large potluck, healthy food prepared by the preschool children, and a wide range of activities, displays, singing, and socializing among families and staff.

Music Together Three-Day Teacher Training

C5 often hosts, the Music Together three-day teacher training in our conference center and/or cafeteria. This on was held January 29-31, 2016. Deanna Decampos, Music Together’s Director of Education came from New York City to conduct the comprehensive 28-hour training. Music educators from around the Bay Region attended. C5 places our teachers with musical ability […]

Parents Night Out

Parents have the opportunity on select evenings during the year to leave their children at the Center with C5 teachers and staff while they take an evening on the town. Some parents go on a date together, some do special shopping, others visit museums or parks, some join other couples, and others find creative things […]

Imagination Workshop

On Saturday, during our annual Festival of Learning in May, over 100 parents, family members, educators, and members of the community explored how children’s imaginations contribute to their social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. They also saw the amazing exhibit of children’s work from all age groups, infants through pre-kindergarten, in the Great Hall. They […]