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PARENT TALKS: Teens, Booze and More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 3:17 pm in Parenting Issues.

LIFE FAM-TEENDRINKING CC  “Underage Drinking in Our Community”
Oct. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. Miramonte High School Theater, Orinda
Panel discussion on the problem of underage drinking. Panelists include Orinda Police Chief Bill French, Miramonte Principal Adam Clark and medical experts. Free.

“Childhood Matters 7th Anniversary Show”
Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests discuss parenting issues and trends.

“Living with Threes and Fours
Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Meg Zweiback leads this workshop on preschoolers. Free.

“Cyberbullying Community Forum”
Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia St., Vallejo
A community forum for parents of teens and pre-teens, sponsored by the Benicia-Vallejo AAUW with speakers from the Benicia and Vallejo school districts and Napa AAUW Cyberbullying Task Force. Free.

“The Doctor is In”
Nov. 8 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests discuss ways to keep your kids healthy and strong.

“How Being Homeless Affects Children”
Nov. 15 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests discuss homelessness, poverty and children.

“CPR and First Aid Training”
Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bananas, Oakland
This 15-hour course in English, offered in 2 sessions, includes CPR, First Aid and Preventive Health. Pre-registration and payment is required – call 510-658-7353.

“Passing on Traditions and Values”
Nov. 22 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests discuss Native American traditions and family rituals.

“The Teen Brain in the Digital Age”
Nov. 29 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and Beth Samuelson of Student Organizational Services discuss teens, the media and how to help your teens improve their learning skills.

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