Upcoming Events for Week of August 12

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 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Asian Breastfeeding Task Force of Los Angeles Photo Exhibit 
Open daily throughout month of August,
 8:00am – 10:00pm: Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St., Temple City, CA 91780
Open all weekdays in August, 8:00am – 5:00pm: LA City Hall Breezeway, 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Asian Breastfeeding Task Force of Los Angeles

Monday, 8/12

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Health Screening
August 12,
 12:00pm – 3:00pm: 1010 Project, JW Apartments, 1328 W. James M. Wood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

Lactation Consultant Education Training Part 1 
August 12, 20, 26 and September 9;
 8:30am – 6:00pm: South LA Health Projects, 2930 West Imperial Highway, 4thFloor, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by BreastfeedLA

RISE Training & Coaching Intensive: Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Systems 
August 12 – 16,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Los Angeles LGBT Center: The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Presented by The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s RISE Program 

EMDR Basic Training with an Emphasis on Perinatal Trauma and Maternal Mental Health – Part I
August 12-14
, 9:00am – 5:00pm: The Karsh Center, 3750 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90020
Presented by Maternal Mental Health NOW and others

HFA Regional PSCO Core Training
 
August 12-16,
 8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Erwin Meier Admin. Bldg., 625 W. Court St, (Atrium Training Room), Woodland, CA 95695
Presented by Healthy Families America 

Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) Training Program
August 12 – 14 & October 8 – 9
, 8:30am – 5:00pm: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Education Building Rm 109, Sylmar, CA 91342
To register over the phone, please call 858-534-3400
For more information, email ucsdlactation@ucsd.edu
Presented by UC San Diego Extension and Olive View – UCLA Medical Center 

Tuesday, 8/13

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Chocolate Milk: The Documentary 
August 13,
 11:00am – 2:00pm: CSU Northridge, Nobbs Auditorium in Sequoia Hall Room 104, 18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91325
For more information please contact 323-210-8505 or email info@breastfeedla.org
Presented by BreastfeedLA, iDream for Racial Health Equity, First 5 LA and others

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: First 5 Neighborhoods for Learning, Powered by Interface Open House
August 13,
 9:00am – 3:00pm: Justin Early Learners Academy, 2245 N. Justin Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Presented by First 5 Ventura and Interface Children and Family Services 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Maternity Hospital Tours 
August 13,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: California Hospital Medical Center, 1401 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Eisner Health Classes 

Webinar: Home Visiting Series – Engaging Families in Home-Based Programs 
August 13,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Dental Wellness Day (Free) 
August 13,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Wilmington YMCA, 1127 N. Avalon Blvd., Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640
Presented by YMCA and Providence Little Company of Mary – Wellness and Activity Center 

Wednesday, 8/14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Emotional Well-Bring Support Group (Spanish) 
August 14,
 9:00am – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, 320 W. 15th St, Second Floor Rm 227, Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, please contact Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Health Screening 
August 14,
 8:30am – 12:00pm: My Friend’s House, 3533 W. 58th Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90043
To register, please contact Isabel at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center

Social & Emotional Competence of Children 
August 14,
 TBA: Riverside, CA 
To register for the training, you must login. 
Presented by Strategies 2.0

Webinar: Neuro-Relational Development
August 14,
 TBA 
To register for webinar you must login 
Presented by Zero to Three and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Prevention and Outcomes Division, Family and Community Partnerships Unit 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Arts In The Park 
August 14 & 28
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: 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 

Thursday, 8/15

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Wellness Fair 
August 15,
 11:00am – 1:00pm: Wiggle & Work, 968 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Presented by Wiggle & Work 

Webinar: The DECA Program and Resilience: 20 Years, 20 Questions, 20 Minutes 
August 15,
 11:00am – 11:30am 
Presented by Devereux 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Percussion Circle 
August 15,
 9:30am – 10:30am: Music Rhapsody, 1603 Aviation Blvd., Ste. 1, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Presented by Lynn Kleiner’s Music Rhapsody  

Webinar: Building Your Professional Portfolio for Infant & Toddler Family Caregivers 
August 15,
 10:00am – 11:00am 
Presented by Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cesarean Birth and VBAC Options
August 15,
 11:00am – 12:00pm: Woman’s Health Center, 1513 South Grand Ave., Ste. 250, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Eisner Health Classes 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Fall Prevention (Spanish) 
August 15,
 10:00am – 11:00am: Angelica Lutheran Church, 1345 S. Burlington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006
For more information, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits 

Friday, 8/16

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT and MILK DRIVE: Empower Parents. Enable Breastfeeding.
August 16,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Health Education Center —Auditorium, 15107 Vanowen St., Van Nuys, CA 91405
Presented by Valley Presbyterian Hospital 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Health Screening 
August 16,
 7:30am – 12:00pm: DEPSCA, Downtown Community Center, 123 E. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health — California Hospital Medical Center 

Saturday, 8/17

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Happy Back to School! FREE Backpacks and Kid’s Haircuts! 
August 17,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Huntington Park City Hall — Keller Park, 6550 Miles Avenue, Huntington Park, CA 90255
Presented by the city of Huntington Park and the Consulate General of Mexico 

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: KidCon Anaheim

August 17,
 10:00am – 4:00pm: Great Wolf Lodge, 12681 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Presented by KidCon 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: BACK TO SCHOOL FESTIVAL 
August 17
, 12:00pm – 4:00pm: Fullerton College Campus Theatre and Box Office, 321 East Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92832
Presented by Realization of Dreams Foundation 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Chocolate Milk: The Documentary 
August 17,
 11:00am – 2:00pm: MLK Center for Public Health, 11833 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Baby and Me Tour of the USC Pacific Asia Museum
August 17,
 10:00am – 11:00am: USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by USC Pacific Asia Museum 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Maternity Hospital Tours 
August 17,
 9:00am – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, 1401 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Eisner Health Classes 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: The Sixth Annual Los Angeles County Stand For Children Day
August 17
, 9:00am – 1:30pm: Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 400 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by Crystal Stairs, Inc. 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Happy Back to School (Free Event)
August 17,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: Huntington Park Keller Park – City Hall, 6550 Miles Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255
Presented by the City of Huntington Park, AltaMed, Anthem Blue Cross and many more!

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Trauma-Informed Nonviolent Parenting – Parenting Weekend Intensive 
August 17 – 18
, TBA, Location varies by day 
For more information, contact Sofia Teodoro at steodoro@echotraining.org or (213) 484-6676 x326
Presented by ECHO 

Sunday, 8/18

Green Ribbon Club 3rd Annual Silent Auction for Suicide Prevention & Community Mental Health
August 18
, 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel, 900 S. Disney Dr., Anaheim, CA 92802
Presented by Green Ribbon Club 


 

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