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Calendar 2018-2019

Center Opens Tuesday, September 4
GSR Preschool Parents Orientation –
Thursday, September 6
9:15am, GSR-Big Common Room
GSRB I/T Parents Orientation –
Friday, September 7
9:30am, GSR-Big Common Room
SFH I/T Parents Orientation –
Wednesday, September 12
9:30am, SFH-Common Room
GSR1 I/T Parents Orientation –
Thursday, September 13
9:30am, GSR2- Common Room
Parent Meeting with Pamela and
Robin Aronow NYC public/free
kindergarten program options
Friday, September 14
9-10:30am, GSR-Big Common Room
Parent Meeting with Pamela and
Robin Aronow NYC private
school kindergarten options
Thursday, September 20
1-2:30pm, GSR-Big Common Room
Room Parent Meeting Wednesday, October 3
1:00 pm, GSR-Big Common Room
Curriculum Breakfast Mornings Oct. 9: Blue Room 8:45-10am
Oct. 10: Gold Room  8:45-10am
Oct. 11: Green Room  8:45-10am
Oct. 12: Ruby Room  8:45-10am
Oct. 15: Rose Room  8:45-10am
Oct. 16: Pink Room 9-10:15am
Oct. 17: Orange Room  9-10:15am
Oct. 18: Yellow Room  9-10:15am
Oct. 19: Red Room  9-10:15am
Oct. 22: Aqua Room  9-10:15am
Oct. 23: Navy Room    9-10:15am
Oct. 24: Violet Room 9-10:15am
Oct. 25: Purple Room 9-10:15am
Oct. 26: Lilac Room 9-10:15am
Oct. 29: Lavender Room 9-10:15am
GSR preschool photos Wednesday, October 24
Halloween Bake Sale TBD
Parent Conferences Late November – December
Preschool Thanksgiving Lunch – noon Tuesday, November 20
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 22
Friday, November 23
CFC closes TBD – extended care will be offered Friday, December 21
Winter Recess Monday, December 24 through
Tuesday, January 1
Center Reopens Wednesday, January 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (CENTER CLOSED) Monday, January 21
Family Sing-a-longs February, dates to be announced
Presidents’ Day (CENTER CLOSED) Monday, February 18
Infant/Toddler Photos Thursday, May ?
Friday, May ?
Staff Professional Day (CENTER CLOSED) TBD Friday, March 8
Arts Festival and Reception TBD
Memorial Day (CENTER CLOSED) Monday, May 27
Stepping Up to Kindergarten Celebration
Blue and Gold Rooms
July TBD
Independence Day (CENTER CLOSED) Thursday, July 4
CFC Pot-Luck Dinner – center closes 4:45pm Thursday, July 18
5pm – 7pm, Faculty House Playground
Last day – CFC closes 4:00pm Friday, August 23

The T-shirt Shop

The T-shirt Shop sells Rockefeller University branded clothing and other items such as mugs, backpacks, pens and notebooks.

The proceeds of the T-shirt shop benefit the Rockefeller University Child and Family Center.

Mondays: 12:15pm–12:45pm
Fridays: 5pm–5:30pm.
Can also be opened by appointment.

1st floor of the Rockefeller Research Building

For questions, to purchase items for an event, to suggest new items, or to volunteer in the shop (CFC parents) please contact:


Pamela Stark
Director of the Child and Family Center
phone: x7071

Kathy Burke
Administrative Assistant
phone: x7072