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PARENT TALKS: Family Law, Teens & Halloween

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 5:22 am in Parenting Issues.

Student juggling (Chris Ware illustration, Lexington Herald-Leader, MCT)
Free Family Law Clinic
October 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
This free law clinic, sponsored by BANANAS and offered by the Volunteer Legal Services of the Alameda County Bar Association, is designed to help low-income families with domestic matters. Reservations are required; call Volunteer Legal Services, 302-2222.

SAT & ACT Workshop
Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at UC Berkeley
A free 2-hour workshop on SAT and ACT prep focuses on differences between the two tests, and test taking strategies. For details, contact Raymond Barglow, who teaches a class about tutoring at UC Berkeley, at ray@barglow.com.

Childhood Matters: Post High School Alternatives
October 24 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.orgJoin nurse Rona and guest Beth Samuelson, MA, co-hosts of the “Your Teen Matters” series as they discuss post-high school options and alternatives.

Parenting Mindfully
October 28 at 7:15 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Psychologist and parent coach Erica Reischer discusses how to raise happy, compassionate and confident children in this workshop. .

Childhood Matters: Keeping Kids Safe & Healthy
October 31 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org
Join nurse Rona Renner and guests as they discuss trick-or-treating issues – how much candy? how much independence? – and other parenting issues.

Great Parenting Academy Conference
November 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hilton Hotel, Concord
This all day parenting conference features panel discussions and talks by Brenda Wade on parenting and self-confidence, and John Gray, author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,” on other parenting topics. Tickets $75 in advance, $100 at the door.

Childhood Matters
November 7 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org
Join nurse Rona Renner and guests as they discuss parenting issues.

Free Family Law Clinic
November 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
This free law clinic, sponsored by BANANAS and offered by the Volunteer Legal Services of the Alameda County Bar Association, is designed to help low-income families with domestic matters. Reservations are required; call Volunteer Legal Services, 302-2222.

Living with Ones and Twos
November 17 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Nurse practitioner Meg Zweiback offers practical advice in this workshop for parents of toddlers.

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