Upcoming Events for Week of October 21

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 October

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Parent and Baby Classes (free)
Every Tuesday and Wednesday August 27 – December 11
Tuesdays
, 9:00am – 11:50am: Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106
Wednesdays, 12:30pm – 3:20pm: Mission Gathering Church, 789 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107
To register, please email Jane Stockly at jlstockly@pasadena.edu or visit the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by Pasadena City College Parent Education Program

Monday, 10/21

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 5th Annual Senior Health Fair
October 21
, 7:00pm – 10:00pm: Montebello Senior Center, 115 South Taylor Avenue, Montebello, CA 90640
Presented by Natividad Insurances Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Awareness Class (Spanish)
October 21,
 8:30am – 9:30am: Toland Way Elementary School, 4545 Toland Way, Los Angeles, CA 90041
To register, please contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Tuesday, 10/22

Webinar: Home Visiting Boundaries
October 22,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Must login to register for the webinar
Presented by The Ounce

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Bipolar Disorder: How to Survive and Thrive
October 22,
 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 2471 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91107
Presented by NAMI San Gabriel Valley

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screenings
October 22,
 8:00am – 12:00pm: Holy Cross Community Center, 104 West 47th St., Los Angeles, CA 90037
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

DECA Program Birth Through Five Implementation Training
October 22 – 23,
 8:30am – 4:30pm: Ron Burd Conference Center, 444 Devereux Drive, Villanova, PA 19085
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Education Manager Series: How Leaders Can Support Coaches
October 22,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning

HFA Regional Advanced Supervision Training
October 22 – 24,
 8:30am – 4:30pm: Yolo Co. Children’s Alliance, 600 A Street ( Main Conference Room), Davis, CA 95616
Presented by Healthy Families America

Webinar: HFA Regional FSS (Formerly ISHV) (Supervisor Day Only)
October 22 & 24,
 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Presented by Healthy Families America

Wednesday, 10/23

Webinar: Build A Culture of Family Engagement Through Responsive Communication
October 23,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Gut Reaction: Restore Digestive Health Through Nutrition
October 23,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm: East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, 4060 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90023
Presented by Avanti Hospitals

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screenings
October 23
, 8:00am – 12:00pm: Alcoholism Center for Women, 1147 S. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90006
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Senior Health Class – Osteoporosis
October 23
, 10:00am – 11:00am: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 N. Hawaiian Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
To RSVP and for more information, contact Nicole Young at Nicole.Young@providence.org or call 424-212-5640.
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Birth, Breastfeeding and Beyond: A Conference
October 23,
 8:30am – 4:00pm: Early Learning Institute, 311 Professional Center Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Presented by California WIC Association

St. Anne’s Annual Summit
October 23,
 TBA: St. Anne’s, 155 North Occidental Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Must RSVP by October 11, 2019. To register, please email AAldridge@stannes.org.
Presented by St. Anne’s

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Building Resilience in Your Child
October 23,
 6:30pm – 7:30pm: Lazy Acres, 2080 North Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by WeBloomLB

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) (Spanish)
October 23,
 8:25am – 10:25am: Linda Esperanza Marquez High School, 6361 Cottage St., Huntington Park, CA 90255
To register, please contact Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Implementation Level Protocol Training – CPP 3-Day Initial Training
October 23 – 25,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: Wellnest, 3787 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
For more information, contact Michelle Salazar at msalazar@wellnestla.org or 323-373-2400 x3183.
Presented by Wellnest

Thursday, 10/24

Past, Present, and Future: Immigration in Los Angeles and California’s Investment in Immigrant Children: A Hearing of the Senate Select Committee on the Social Determinants of Children’s Well-Being, Hosted by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell
October 24
, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018

Webinar: Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You
October 24,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Webinar: Mobilizing For Health Equity: Data and Evaluation
October 24,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Webinar: Pathways to Nature-Based Play: There Is One for You!
October 24,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

Webinar: Promoting Diversity Among Lactation Professionals to Increase Breastfeeding Support for All Families in Los Angeles County
October 24,
 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presented by the United States Lactation Consultant Association and California WIC Association

Webinar: Domestic Violence: Safety Planning
October 24
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Must login to register for the webinar
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: Implementing Team Care for Perinatal Depression
October 24,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by California Primary Care Association

Friday, 10/25

Webinar: Enhanced Recovery After Gynecologic Surgery: Patient Safety Bundle Presentation
October 25,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

Seeking Safety Training
October 25,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 350 S. Bixel St., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Understanding Your Medicare & Medi-Cal Benefits Informational Presentation
October 25
, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: City of Hope Antelope Valley, 44151 15th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Office of Senator Scott Wilk

Side by Side: Enriching Children’s Lives Through Parent-Provider Partnerships — Bridging the Gaps Between Infant Mental Health and Early Intervention: A Unifying Framework
October 25
, 8:00am – 5:00pm: Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach, The Light House Ballroom, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Harbor Regional Center and the California Department of Developmental Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screenings
October 25,
 8:00am – 12:00pm: South Central LAMP, 892 E. 48th St., Los Angeles, CA 90011
To register, please contact Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center

15th Annual California Association for Child Life Professionals Conference
October 25 – 26,
 9:00am – 6:00pm: The Painted Turtle Camp, 17000 Elizabeth Lake Road, Lake Hughes, CA 93532
Presented by California Association for Child Life Professionals

Saturday, 10/26

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Halloween Family Festival
October 26,
 2:00pm – 7:00pm: Studio City Recreation Center, 12621 Rye Street, Los Angeles, CA 91604
Presented by Studio City Recreation Center and Film LA

Side by Side: Enriching Children’s Lives Through Parent-Provider Partnerships — Looking Beneath the Surface: New Tools for Challenging Behavior
October 26
, 8:30am – 2:00pm: George Nakano Theatre, Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Harbor Regional Center and the California Department of Developmental Services

Exhibitor Registration: Trick or Treat Trail Along The Lake & Health Fair
October 26,
 10:00am – 3:00pm: The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, 2200 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Presented by Thousand Oaks Family Connections and Calabasas Mommy

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Kids Fun Zone Event (Free)
October 26,
 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Anaheim Town Square, 2180 East Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806
Presented by Anaheim Town Square

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free Toddler Pop Up Play Experience (Paint n’ Play)
October 26,
 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Inglewood, CA 90301
Presented by Baby Ink

PARENT/FAMIL EVENT: Free Citizenship Workshop
October 26
, 9:00am – 3:00pm: LA Law Library, 301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
To register and schedule an appointment, please call the citizenship hotline at (213) 814-5248.
Presented by the L.A Law Library, in collaboration with the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) and the LA Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: 3rd Annual Town Square Movie Night
October 26
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: 305 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by Town Square Real Estate

Sunday, 10/27

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Orange County Baby and Beyond Expo
October 27,
 12:00pm – 5:00pm: Irvine Marriott (Catalina Ballroom), 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612
Presented by the Orange Coast Magazine

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Let’s Not Be Still! Los Angeles
October 27,
 7:30am – 10:30am: Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Presented by the Star Legacy Foundation–Los Angeles Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hope for Mental Health Community
October 27,
 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3 – Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Teaching Mindfulness to Kids
October 27
, 10:30am – 12:00pm: TBD, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Presented by Wish Wellness and Zen Mommy Organics

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