STAMFORD, CT - Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the City of Stamford will celebrate the Early Childhood Fair — an event for families promoting the importance of early childhood education — at the Italian Center on Saturday, February 8th.
“Part of Stamford’s success is our commitment to making things better for our next generation,” said Mayor David Martin. “This event provides families with vital information and resources for how their kids can excel in early childhood and onwards. I am grateful for the organizations that put together this event every year, and the work they do to foster Stamford’s sense of community.”
This is the 12th annual Early Childhood Fair and will feature hands-on activities for young children such as Kids Draw Free, face painting, balloon artists, and performances from popular children’s perform The Bossy Frog Band and Miss Victoria’s Dance Academy. Parents will be provided with information about resources available to families in the Stamford community, such as preschool and kindergarten registration.
The Early Childhood Fair is co-sponsored by the Stamford School Readiness Foundation, the City of Stamford, the Italian Center, Stamford Public Schools, Read to Grow, Stamford’s Cradle to Career, and United Way of Western Connecticut. The Stamford Police Department and Fire Department staff will also be in attendance for the event.
The Early Childhood Fair is open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend. The fair will begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue until 12:30 p.m. at The Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905 on Saturday, February 8th.