Parenting Program Classes

Welcome to Our World

A FREE Drop In Class for Parents and Infants | Birth to 7 months


June 7 - August 2 | Wednesdays, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Parenting Center at Forty Carrots
Fee: Free
Registration: No registration required.


Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love and our minds with questions and wonder.  Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, informative class with our Parenting Educators.  Explore topics that are relevant to you and your family as you begin the journey of raising a healthy and happy child.

Partners In Play (PIP) at Your Neighborhood Manatee Library

Drop In Classes | Mobile babies - 5 years old


June 6 - August 4
Location: Manatee County Public Libraries
Fee: FREE
Registration: No registration required. Ask your youth librarian for a PIP ticket.


Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our FREE Partners In Play (PIP) classes. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. 

Central Public Library
Tuesdays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Braden River Public Library 
Fridays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM  &  11:45 AM - 12:45 PM 

 

 

Partners In Play (PIP) at Your Neighborhood Sarasota Library

Drop In Classes | Mobile babies - 5 years old


June 5 - August 4
Location: Sarasota County Public Libraries
Fee: FREE
Registration: No registration required. Ask your youth librarian for a PIP ticket.


Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our FREE Partners In Play (PIP) classes. Meet our friendly Parenting Educators and discover how Forty Carrots can help you enhance your parenting skills even more. 
 
  Elsie Quirk Public Library
Selby Public Library
  Mondays, 10:05 AM - 10:45 AM & 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Wednesdays, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM & 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 
  Venice Community Center
  326 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285 Ph: 941-861-1380
Jacaranda Public Library
  Mondays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM & 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  
Thursdays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM & 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM 
 
  North Sarasota Public Library Gulf Gate Public Library
  Tuesdays, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Thursdays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM & 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
   
  North Port Public Library
 Fruitville Public Library
  Tuesdays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM & 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
 Fridays, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM & 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
   

 

Child'Space

Featuring Barbara Leverone, M.A. | 1 month old babies to active crawlers


June 8 - July 27 | Thursdays, 10:15 AM - 11:00 PM (1-4 months old); 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (5 months old to crawler)
Location: Parenting Center at Forty Carrots
Fee: $50/4 classes or $15/class. Sliding scale available.
Registration: barbara@ChildSpaceSarasota.com or call 941-362-0944


Support your baby's development with movement, touch and face-to-face play. Topics include making tummy time fun, calming techniques, learning to roll, belly crawl, and sit. 


Classes are provided by Forty Carrots Family Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families through educational programs for parents, children and professionals in the field and are funded in part by the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation; Bank of America Client Foundation, Virginia White Clark Fund, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee; Dart Foundation; PNC Foundation; Wilson-Wood Foundation; The Roberta Leventhal Sudakoff Foundation; Kates Foundation; SunTrust Foundation; Designing Women; Gulf Coast Community Foundation; Bill & Karen Merrill Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County; Harold C & Jacqueline F Bladel Foundation; Weichel Family Fund and Wells Fargo Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation; Heron Creek Community Foundation; and several anonymous donors.