Family Room: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 12 pm at Truckee Elementary

The Family Room is an interactive space centered around reading for children under the age of three years and their parents. It allows for pre-school-aged children to learn and socialize in a group setting, exposing them to new activities and readying them for pre-school. The Family Room also includes a lending library of both English and Spanish books for sharing in the cozy, colorful environment. We are excited to see you in the Family Room!

Mondays – Friday: 10am-12pm
**Follows TTUSD Calendar**
Truckee Elementary School – Room 19
11911 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161

  • All participants must sign in at the front desk upon entering the school.
  • School needs sometimes cause us to cancel Family Room. Please follow us on Facebook to receive updates.

Baby and Me

Join these fun and educational classes for parents and infants 3 months – crawling. Activities include music and play, education on health and child development, and informal discussion.

Baby Massage

This four-class series focuses on baby massage, a practice with many benefits for both parent and child. For babies, massage promotes bonding/attachment; improves circulation, digestion, and organization; reduces muscular tension and fussiness; and helps babies feel respected and responded to. For parents, massage promotes bonding, relaxation, communication (both verbal and non-verbal) and positive parenting skills; increases confidence in parenting; and provides an opportunity to connect and share quality time. This series is geared towards parents and infants ranging from newborn to crawling.Infant Massage is facilitated by Linda McKenzie-Parks, R.N., B.C.B., C.I.M.I. Linda has 31 years of nursing experience and has been a Certified Massage Instructor for 16 years.


Rita Whitaker-Haun, a beloved Truckee music teacher for 33 years, is also a professional artist and cellist with the Reno Philharmonic who has inspired and enriched the lives of hundreds of local children. Rita will teach Musikgarten, a research-based curriculum that teaches to the whole child and promotes brain development; activities include singing, listening, playing simple instruments and movement.

  • Join us for Musikgarten beginning April 28, 2018 – stay tuned for more information and registration!

The Incredible Years

For parents and babies 0-6 months. Bring your baby to learn how to communicate with them, respond to their needs, and make them feel loved and safe. Classes are held in English and Spanish.