Upcoming Events for week of August 19

Here is a roundup of this week’s conferences, webinars, and trainings for home visitors and others who work with pregnant women and families with little ones. Also included: events around L.A. County that you can share with the families you serve. Want to look further into the future? See the comprehensive list that we update weekly. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. And don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram, where we post event updates and lots of useful resources.

Events Happening Throughout August

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Walk It Out
Every Tuesday for the Month of August,
 4:00pm – 5:00pmLos Angeles State Historic State Park, 1315 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bilingual Yoga 
Every Saturday for the Month of August,
 9:30am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic State Park , 1315 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Chinatown Fitclub 
Every Wednesday for the month of August,
 6:30pm – 8:30pm: Los Angeles State Historic State Park (Meet by the orange groves), 1315 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Therapeutic Thursdays 
Every Thursday for the month of August
, 5:30pm – 7:30pm: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, 1315 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENTS: Weed Warriors 
Every Friday for the month of August,
 9:00am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, 1315 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park 

Monday, 8/19

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Health Screening 
August 19,
 2:00pm – 5:30pm: Hope Street Family Center, 1600 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

Webinar: Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Hearing Screening Refresher and Q & A Opportunity: Gearing Up for Another Year of Screening
August 19,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ECHO 

Tuesday, 8/20

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Back 2 School
August 20,
 10:00am – 11:00am: Pacific City, 21034 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Presented by PC Grommets 

Webinar: Self-Guided Learning Curriculum on Pure Tone Screening with Children 3-5 Years of Age
August 20, 11:00pm – 12:00pm
Presented by ECHO 

Towards Culturally Responsive Treatment: Increasing Awareness on Privilege, Racism, and Microaggressions 
August 20,
 starting at 9:00am: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Tips to Stay Healthy and Succeed This School Year
August 20,
 6:30pm -7:30pm: Calabasas Pediatrics Wellness Center, 23586 Calabasas Rd., Suite 107, Calabasas, CA 91302
Presented by Calabasas Pediatrics Wellness Center 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Developing Emotional Resilience Workshop II 
August 20,
 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Pasadena Public Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by ResilientHeart

Wednesday, 8/21

Webinar: The Full Enrollment Formula: 5 Easy Steps to Your “Forever” Wait List 
August 21,
 11:00am – 12:00pm 
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars 

Webinar: Empowering Children in Shelter: Woksape Un Kpazo Pi (We are showing it through wisdom)
August 21,
 12:00pm – 1:30pm 
Presented by the Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Heart HELP (Bilingual) 
August 21,
 8:30am – 10:30am: State St. Elementary School, 121 East Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

Parental Resilience 
August 21,
 TBA: Riverside, CA 
To register for the training, you must login.
Presented by Strategies 2.0 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Work Your Network! West Side Breastfeeding Community Meeting
August 21,
 9:30am – 12:30pm: Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
Presented by Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE SENIOR HEALTH CLASS
August 21,
 10:00am – 11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary, Wellness & Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness and Activity Center

Thursday, 8/22

Best Start Compton / East Compton (BSCEC) Partnership Meeting (Reunión de la Asociación BSCEC)
August 22, 5:30pm – 8:00pm: Tower of Faith Evangelistic, 4323 Rosecrans Ave., East Compton, CA 90221
To RSVP, please email info@beststartcompton.org or call 310-701-6057. Child care service available; please indicate if you would like to use that.
Presented by Best Start Compton/East Compton (BSCEC)

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Health Screening
August 22
, 8:30am – 12:30pm: Angelica Lutheran Church, 1345 Burlington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

Centering Pregnancy Open House 
August 22,
 2:00pm – 3:30pm: Claris Health (Inglewood), 575 East Hardy Street, #109, Inglewood, CA 90301
Presented by Claris Health 

Webinar: Mobilizing For Health Equity: Community Organizing 
August 22
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network  

Webinar: Improving Outcomes for Families Affected by Opioids 
August 22,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers 

Foundation and Theoretical Perspectives in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) 
August 22,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Pomona DCFS Office, 801 Corporate Center Dr., 2nd Floor Conference Room, Pomona, CA 91768
If you have any questions, please email CSOC_Admin_Trainings@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by ZERO To THREE and LA County Department of Mental Health, Prevention Services Division

Webinar: Implementing Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Hearing Screening and Follow-up: Self-Guided Learning Curriculum Webinar
August 22,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ECHO 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Stress, Hormones, and Health Presentation 
August 22,
 6:00pm – 8:15pm: Redondo Beach Yacht Club, 210 Yacht Club Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Presented by Brain and Body Restoration Institute 

Friday, 8/23

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Nutrition During Pregnancy
August 23,
 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Women’s Health Center, 1513 South Grand Ave, Ste. 250, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Eisner Health Classes 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Prenatal Exercise 
August 23,
 11:00am – 12:00pm: Women’s Health Center, 1513 South Grand Avenue, Ste. 250, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Eisner Health Classes 

Trauma-Informed Care Conference 
August 23,
 8:30am – 5:00pm: InterContinental, Downtown Los Angeles, 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Children’s Institute 

Webinar: Incarcerated Mothers: Understanding the System and their Unique Mental Health Needs
August 23,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW

Motivational Interviewing 
August 23 and October 4,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families 

Webinar: Incarcerated Mothers, Understanding the System and Their Unique Mental Health Needs
August 23,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW 

Saturday, 8/24

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Back to School Anti–Bullying Youth Social 
August 24,
 5:00pm – 7:00pm: 3740 Don Felipe Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by UCare Foundation Girls Scouts Troup 17035 and Save Our Sons 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Woman’s Empowerment Workshop
August 24,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: TBD, Fullerton, CA 92832
Presented by Women’s Club of Fullerton 

The People’s Workshop: Quilting as Memory and Vision. Community Crafting for LGBTQ+ Liberation 
August 24,
 3:00pm – 6:00pm: Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Presented by Craft Contemporary 

Sunday, 8/25

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Chocolate Milk: The Documentary 
August 25,
 1:00pm – 4:00pm: City of Hope Medical Center, 1500 E. Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010
For more information, call 323-210-8505 or email info@breastfeedla.org
Presented by BreastfeedLA, iDream for Racial Health Equity, First 5 LA and others

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