The Blessing Hospital Lauretta M. Eno Early Learning Center will host its 5th annual Parenting Fair on Monday, April 9, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Blessing Hospital auditorium. 

The auditorium is located through the hospital’s main entrance in the lobby to the right of the Information Desk.

The event is free and open to the public. It gives parents and others who provide care to children the opportunity to speak one-on-one with more than two dozen area agencies, organizations and individuals representing several areas of child care; including dental, vision and hearing services, mental and physical health, safety and child-friendly activities.

Vendors scheduled to be at the Parenting Fair, include Chaddock, Girl and Boy Scouts, Music Lingua, Down Country, Gardner Camp, Going Bonkers, The Budding Artist, Quincy Family YMCA, Vancil Performing Arts, Blessing Health System, Brain Trauma Awareness, Dr. Maria Connoyer DMD, Child and Family Connection, Quincy Community Theatre, Transitions of Western Illinois, Dr. Margie Williams for Prevention, United Way Wellness & Prevention, West Central Child Care Connection, Family EyeCare & Contact Lens Center, Ready. Set. Grow/ Regional Office of Education #1, Southern Illinois University Center for Family Medicine, The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Adams County Health Department/All Our Kids Early Childhood Network and Quincy Medical Group Behavioral Health Department/Autism Support Group.

In addition, printed information only will be available at the Parenting Fair from the following individuals/organizations: Author Tracy Schlepphorst, Quincy Youth Chorus, Musikgarten, Quincy Park District, Quincy Art Center, Quincy Museum and Scottie’s Fun Spot.

For more information about the Parenting Fair, contact the Blessing Hospital Lauretta M. Eno Early Learning Center office at (217) 223-1200, ext. 5250.