Mid-Week Programs

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

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: 

Tuesday, June 13, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Morton Park Splash Pad, Fairview Park: Water

Tuesday, July 11, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Lake Erie Nature and Science Center, Bay Village:

Tuesday, August 8, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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, June 6 & June 27, Thursdays, July 6 & 20 (Please note we will be meeting on Thursdays in the month of July). We will not meet in the month of August. Fall kick-off is Tuesday, September 5. 

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 Bible program that meets for children in Preschool through 5th grade. Each Kid's Club night includes a lesson in a multi-aged, small group setting, with teachers dedicated to helping them build solid Christian friendships and strengthen their relationship with Jesus. We also incorporate community service projects, games and fun activities. Kid's Club is offered on Wednesday nights, with our Fall Kickoff on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, from 5:30-7:30 pm.

To register for our Fall program, print the signup form below, fill it out and return it to the Sunday School check-in desk or the Church office during the week. Or, stop by and pick up a copy of the form at the Sunday School check-in desk on Sundays.

For further information, contact Mindi via email or phone 440-777-3744.

Click here to print a copy of the Kids Club sign-up form.