Mid-Week Programs

CLEMetZooWe invite all Building Blocks and ToddlerTime families to join us for our Playgroup Field Trips!

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: 

Monday, June 11, 10:00-11:30am

Morton Park Splash Pad, Fairview Park: Water

Tuesday, July 10, 10:00-11:30am

Lake Erie Nature and Science Center, Bay Village:

Tuesday, August 14, 10:00-11:30am

Please RSVP by Monday prior to the event date to Mindi at

Bring a picnic lunch!

We hope to see you there!

Building Blocks

Children Ages 6 months to 3 years with special needs

Building Blocks playgroup is for caregivers and children ages 6 months to 3 years old who have special needs.

Upcoming Group Dates: 
Tuesdays, May 1 & 15th; June 5th & 19th*; July 3rd & 17th 
(* Please note the group will be meeting offsite for the month of June at Morton Park located at 22065 Morton Ave., Fairview Park.  We will not meet in the month of August. Program will start back up on Tuesday, September 4)

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Located at: 
John Knox Presbyterian Church 
25200 Lorain Road 
North Olmsted, OH 44070 
(The church is at the north corner of Lorain and Great Northern Blvd, one mile north of the I-480 Great Northern Exit)

Important information:

  • There is no charge for this playgroup.
  • Please register by e-mail to Mindi Schibley at
  • There will be lots of time for free play, time to connect with other parents, and a short music circle time. The group is facilitated by a Developmental Specialist.
  • Please park in the back parking lot. When you enter the church, you will see signs leading you to "Fellowship Hall," where the group takes place.

Building Blocks Decoration

What is Building Blocks?

Building Blocks is a free playgroup for children ages 6 months to 5 years with special needs and their caregiver. It is hosted by John Knox Presbyterian Church in North Olmsted. The playgroup is facilitated by a church staff member, a retired CCBDD Developmental Specialists, and a retired Cleveland Elementary School Teacher.

Children Ages Birth-4 years old

Join us for Toddlertime Tuesday! Toddlers will actively participate in stories, music and movement, enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Children from birth to 4 years of age along with their caregiver are welcome. The class is the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 9:15-11:15am. We are asking for $1.00 donation per class to cover the cost of snacks. If you have any questions please contact Mindi Schibley at We look forward to seeing you!


Children Grades Pre-K - 5th Grade

Kid's Club is a weekly Bible program for children in Preschool through 5th grade. Each Kid's Club night includes dinner, lessons in small group time with teachers dedicated to mentoring your kids, helping them build solid Christian friendships and strengthening their relationship with Jesus. We also incorporate community service projects, games and fun activities.  

Our Spring Kid's Club is offered during our Lenten night classes held February 21 – March 21, 5:30-7:30 pm (dinner is included). We will announce the dates for Kid's Club in Fall very soon.

To register for our Spring program, print, fill out and turn in this form. Cost is $10. Scholarships are available upon request. Please return completed forms to the office by Sunday, February 18.

For further information and scholarship information, contact Mindi @ or 440-777-3744.