Early Childhood Family Education


What is ECFE?







Tuesday, April 4th:  ECFE Family Fun Field Trip to a Local Dairy Farm: Ryan and Karen Griffin Farm near Thief River Falls: 5:45-8:00 PM

Call in to register (253-2161 ext. 229) for this fun spring field trip!!

 Cost will be $7.00 per family for the bus and tour. 

We will be leaving JA Hughes Elementary School at 5:45 PM and returning at about 8:00 PM.    The Griffin’s will show us their dairy operation that includes milking cows and calves.

Tuesday, April 18th:  ECFE 3-5 year old class # 5:  “Sign language with Joann Papke at the Public Library: 6:00-7:00 PM

Joann will be teaching some of the signs that are used every day in a child’s daily life.  Come with lots of questions.

 Thursday; April 27th: Red Lake County 3 ½-5 year old Parent(s) and Me Time at the Bemidji Science Museum Field Trip:  4:30-9:30 PM

Pizza at Giovanni’s—Free will offering-money collected at the bus

Cost: $5.00 for bus ride

          The bus will be leaving at 4:30 PM from Red Lake Falls School and picking up Plummer at 4:45 and then Oklee families at 5:00 PM.  All families interested in attending this field trip must call in ahead of time by Tuesday, April 26th so we can plan on the pizzas and how many busses we will need to provide.   Entry to the museum is paid for by a REA Operations Round-up grant.


** Red Lake Falls call:  Wanda Nelson at 253-2161 ext. 229 or wnelson@rlfedu.org

**Plummer call:  Margaret Hamrum at 465-4222 ext. 18 or   mhamrum@rlcc.k12.mn.us

**Oklee call:  Naomi Magnell or Joni Bjerklie at 796-5136.






Friday, March 31st

ECFE Open Playtime: Movie and Activities: "Peppa Pig" 1:00-3:00 p.m.