It’s our birthday!

To celebrate our 40th anniversary we will be participating in a range of events in the lead up to our annual Parenting Week. We’re looking forward to meeting lots of parents and families to mark this special year. 

Wednesday 21st August – McDonald’s Family Day

  • Muriel Bailey, director of Family Support, Parenting NI, Anaya (6) Lewsley from Antrim, Paddy Cusack McDonald’s Franchisee, Gemma Caldwell, McDonald’s, First Assistant and Jayden Maglanoc (3) Antrim

We had a fantastic day to kick off the celebrations with some of our friends, including Employers for Childcare, Action for Children, Little Steps Sure Start, Oasis Antrim, Antrim Foodbank, Kinship Care NI and Home-Start Antrim. Thank you to McDonald’s at The Junction Antrim.

Sunday 26th August – Streamvale Digger Demo Day

We’re delighted to be taking part in Streamvale Open Farm’s Digger Demo Day! We’ll be on the yard with information and activities for families as well as enjoying what Streamvale has on offer, including digger demos, tractor and barrel rides and all of the animals! Looking forward to a fun day on the farm. 

Saturday 14th September

We will be at W5 to share information about support available for parents and also with fun activities for children to enjoy. We are delighted that some of our Employee Wellbeing Parents Network Members will be joining us to enjoy the celebrations.

Saturday 12th October – Parenting NI’s Big Birthday Bash with Oh Yeah Acoustic Picnic

We’re so excited to be working in partnership with Oh Yeah Belfast to host our 40th birthday party! Join us as we enjoy an afternoon of music and fun for all the family. 

Thursday 24th October & Friday 25th October – Families Together Fun Days

Families Together will host their annual Family Fun Days during Parenting Week! These events are always very popular because of the wide range of information and activities on offer. Don’t miss out!

Friday 25th October – Story Time at Ulster Museum

We’ll be joining Ulster Museum for Story Time during Parenting Week bringing all our information and activities for the week to families right beside the toys across the decades exhibition!