By Jackie Burrell
Monday, April 20th, 2009 at 5:44 am in Parenting Issues.
“Oh Baby! Tours of the John Muir Birth Center”
April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. Choose a pediatrician, meet birth center staff and hear talks on pain relief options, surviving your first week home, eco-nurseries and the Pregnancy Disability Act. (Free, but register ahead of time.)
“Childhood Matters: Road to Recovery”
April 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and panelists discuss parenting issues.
“East Bay College Connection Fair”
April 25 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Saint Mary’s College, Moraga
More than 150 college reps will be on hand to talk with high school juniors, seniors, parents and counselors at the 18th annual fair. Free.
“Socially Responsible Lifestyle: Changes Start at Home”
April 29 at 7 p.m. at Murwood Elementary, Walnut Creek
Parent talk on ecology, consumerism and responsible parenting by Roberto Giannicola from Provokare. Free. Sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed.
“Your Spirited Child”
April 29 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland.
A six-week series on how temperament affects behavior in children, ages 9 months to 5 years. Taught by Helen Neville, BS, RNP. This Kaiser-sponsored class runs April 29 to June 3. To register, call Kaiser at 510-752-6150. ($40 for Kaiser members, $55 for non. Limited free child care available by calling Bananas at 510-658-7353.
“The Current Economy & College Admissions”
May 6 at 7:30 p.m., Campolindo High School Library, Moraga
Panel discussion for parents with Athenian counselor Jan Russell and financial advisor Sue Kim on how the current financial situation is likely to affect college applicants and their families. financing. (Free, but registration required.)
“Belly to Baby Fair”
May 9 in Montclair Village
Live music, babyware booths, raffle prizes and more, sponsored by Tulip Grove. Questions? Call (510) 339-2225.
“What is Montessori?”
May 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at Bananas, Oakland
A workshop for parents, teachers and childcare providers presented by the Bay Area Montessori Association. (Free)
“CPR & First Aid Class”
May 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
First half of a 15-hour course on CPR, first aid and preventive health. Second class is May 31. Call 510-658-7353 for registration forms and information.
“Adoption Book Group”
May 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
This month’s topic is “Debating Race,” by Michael Eric Dyson.
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