News & Events
See all the exciting news and happenings at our child care facility!

May 29, 2019

Check out this great article from Maine Women Magazine about yours truly! And just in time to celebrate our 100th anniversary! Please join us in celebrating this Saturday June 1!


April 30, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: Join us at Catherine Morrill Day Nursery (96 Danforth St., Portland) and The Victoria Mansion (109 Danforth St., Portland) on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10 am – 2 pm.

Cost is FREE!!

Help us celebrate this piece of Portland’s educational history at a...

April 15, 2019

School Readiness Parade and Festival

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at East End Beach and Community School

Please see the flyer below for all the details!

March 27, 2019

Catherine Morrill is hiring for two teaching positions. These jobs are full-time and offer benefits. Apply now to join our dynamic team and work in our fabulous and fun childcare center!

Contact our Director Lori Moses at: to apply.

March 11, 2019

"Maine's oldest child care facility turns 100. Catherine Morrill Day Nursery in Portland opened in 1919. They are still caring for children and preparing them for school 100 years later. A 100th birthday is a big deal. Especially when it's a nursery that has lasted a c...

January 31, 2019

The Maine Red Claws invite you to CMDN Day at The Expo on Sunday, February 24th, 2019 as the Maine Red Claws take on the Windy City Bulls. Special guest Rick Charette, renowned children's artist, will perform BEFORE the game. Gates open at 12:00 PM and the game starts...

January 31, 2019

We are so fortunate to be working with Priscilla Dreyman, formerly of Spiral Arts, to create an art wall made from individual tiles. The children will be working in their classrooms on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 - 11:30 throughout the month of February. Every chi...

November 5, 2018

Bryn Sylvia, daughter of Orange Room Teacher Kim Hickey, has started a GoFundMe page to support CMDN as part of her senior capstone project at Deering High School. She will be using the funds to purchase school supplies for our classrooms! Click here to support us.

October 5, 2018

This past week we unveiled our new AQUA classroom and held our Fall Festival and Open House. Check out the photos from these exciting events!

October 1, 2018

Join us on Wednesday, October 3rd from 4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. for our Fall Festival and Open House! Meet with your child’s teachers in the classrooms, take a tour of the new AQUA CLASSROOM and our upgraded Toddler Playground, and enjoy the music of Rob Duquette....

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96 Danforth Street
Portland, Maine 04101