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Please join us for one of our upcoming special events! Child Care Action Council hosts several types of events throughout the year including our Warm Hearts signature fundraising event, the early learning Build Off fun fair, Carousel Early Learning Conference for child care providers, and the World Largest Swim Lesson teaching water safety skills. 

Party with a Purpose, August 5, 2019:

Join us to party with a purpose while helping make sure all kids in Thurston County have quality early learning opportunities. All proceeds will benefit the Family Service programs of Child Care Action Council. Adults only please.

Purchase tickets here!




Build Off for Early Learning, August 21, 2019:

We are excited to hold our second annual early learning fun fair on August 21, 2019! Expect another fun-filled day for the whole family to enjoy arts & crafts, bubble making, safety games, and chance to build the tallest structure out of 500 Keva planks! >>More info. 




Warm Hearts Luncheon, February 2020: 

This event attracts more than 200 business partners and community leaders each year. Sponsorship exposure is focused through the CCAC website, social media, newsletters, our annual report, and event-specific benefits. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Melanie or Allison at 360-786-8907 x112 or email, or view our full list of sponsor benefits: Warm Hearts sponsorship benefits



Carousel Early Learning Conference, 2020 date to be announced!

The 2020 Carousel Early Learning Conference is brought to you by Child Care Action Council and brings together child care providers, center directors, family care providers, tribal staff, ECEAP/Head Start teachers, and other early learning professionals. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please see our sponsorship benefits form and contact Melanie or Allison at 360-786-8907 x112 or email



Swim into Summer Safety Fair 2020:

The date for the 2020 Swim into Summer Safety Fair will be announced soon! Safe Kids Thurston County, a program of Child Care Action Council, developed this event to focus on how to stay safe during the summer. Read about our 2019 event!