Upcoming Events for Week of September 23

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 September

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

Diabetes Classes
Every Monday for the Month of September, 2:00pm – 3:30pm: Boyle Heights Family Resource Center, 1200 N. State St., Ste. 1069, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Walk It Out
Every Tuesday for the Month of September,
 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, Welcome Pavilion, 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 September,
 9:30am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, Welcome Pavilion, 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 September,
 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 September
, 5:30pm – 7:30pm: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, Welcome Pavilion, 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: Weed Warriors
Every Friday for the Month of September,
 9:00am – 10:30am: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park

Monday, 9/23

4th Annual Vivian Weinstein Leadership Day – Best Practices In Early Childhood
September 23,
 8:30am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by IDA California

Community Resiliency Model
September 23,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 23
, 2:00pm – 6:00pm: Hope Street Family Center, 1600 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMIY EVENT: S.T.E.A.M. Time for Kids
September 23,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm: Garden Grove Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841
Presented by OC Public Libraries

Sensory Integration: Applications to Understanding and Intervening with Young Children With Mental Health Needs
September 23
, 9:00am – 4:30pm: CHLA UCEDD, 3250 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 500, Rm. 58, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, with Birth to Five and the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)
 
September 23
, 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Children’s Building, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healthy Eating Class
September 23,
 4:25pm – 5:45pm: MOOR OUT OF LIFE, 600 W. Manchester Ave., #4, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Presented by MOOR OUT OF LIFE

Tuesday, 9/24

Webinar: Racial Equity Webinars
September 24,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by California Breastfeeding Coalition

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Awareness Class (Spanish)
September 24,
 9:00am – 10:00am: Hosler Middle School, 11300 Bruce St., Lynwood, CA 90262
For more information, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

Webinar: Understanding Health Equity: How to Challenge Racial Disparities and Empower Women
September 24, 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care

Webinar: Improving Outcomes for Newborns Exposed to Opioids: Together, We Can Do Better
September 24
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood National Centers

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 24,
 2:00pm – 5:30pm: Holy Cross Community Center, 104 West 47th St., Los Angeles, CA 90037
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: CPR Demo (Free)
September 24, 10:00am – 1:00pm: Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center, 470 Hawaiian Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744
For more information, please call 424-212-5640.
Presented by the Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity Center

Webinar: Home Visiting Safety
September 24,
 8:00am – 9:00am
Must login to register
Presented by The Ounce

Wednesday, 9/25

Webinar: Coaching in Early Childhood
September 25,
 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Diabetes Discussion: A Free Health & Wellness Class
September 25,
 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Central Drugs Pharmacy, 520 West La Habra Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631
Presented by Central Drugs Pharmacy

 Los Angeles County Suicide Prevention Network 9th Annual Suicide Prevention Summit
September 25,
 7:00am – 3:30pm: The California Endowment – Yosemite Hall, 1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Los Angeles County Suicide Prevention Network

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Arts In The Park
September 25,
 2:00pm – 4:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic State Park, Welcome Pavilion, 1315 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
For more information, please call 323-441-8401
Presented by LA State Historic Park

Webinar: Tips for Fathers: Helping Children Manage Screen Time and the Online World  
September 25,
 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

Thursday, 9/26

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Free – Providence Health and Wellness Seminars
September 26,
 7:30am – 9:00am (use dropdown to select date): Del Amo Fashion Center, 3525 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90503
Presented by Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center — Torrance

Webinar: Mobilizing For Health Equity: County Advocacy
September 26,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

PARENT/ FAMILY EVENT: Willowbrook Education Fair
September 26
, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Willowbrook Library, 11737 Wilmington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Presented by Metro Willowbrook Rosa Parks Station

Webinar: The Social Determinants of Health: Their Influence on Older Adults and Physical Activity
September 26,
 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented by the California Department of Public Health

Webinar: The International Childbirth Initiative: 12 Steps to Safe and Respectful MotherBaby–Family Maternity Care
September 26,
 9:00am – 10:00am
Presented by the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement

Webinar: Infant and Toddler Brain Development and Communication

September 26,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Save The Date: Webinar: Syphilis: A Call to Action – Babies Born with Syphilis are at a 20-Year High
September 26,
 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Presented by PAC/LAC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENTL 7th Annual Step Into Success
September 26,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Hawthorne Memorial Center, 3901 West El Segundo Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Presented by the City of Hawthorne, in collaboration with The Los Angeles Cluster Collaborative

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Antelope Valley African American Infant & Maternal Mortality Communication Action Team Convening
September 26,
 5:00pm – 7:30pm: Antelope Valley Partners for Health, 44226 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Presented by Antelope Valley AAIMM Community Action Team Steering Committee

Webinar: Exploring Values and Beliefs Around Parenting
September 26
, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Must login to register
Presented by The Ounce

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: OC Human Relations Presents Annual Hate Crime Report Release

September 26,
 9:00am – 11:00am: Los Olivos Community Center, 101 Alfonso, Irvine, CA 92618
Presented by OC Human Relations

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: A Functional Approach to Modern Women’s Health: Managing Stress & Hormones
September 26,
 6:00pm – 7:30pm: Advanced Regenerative Medical Center, 1711 Via El Prado, Suite 101, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Presented by Dr. Ava Azimi, Rachel Rotabi, AFMC, Jillian Wang, LAC

Webinar: Measure H Policy Summit #1: Opening System Discussion
September 26,
 9:00am – 12:00pm: United Way-Greater Los Angeles, 1150 South Olive Street, Penthouse, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Presented by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Friday, 9/27

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT (in Spanish): Cuidando con Respeto: ¿Cuida a un familiar con pérdida de memoria?
September 27,
 9:00am – 3:00pm: East Los Angeles Service Center, 133 N. Sunol Dr., Piso 2, Cuarto 242, Los Angeles, CA 90063
Para reservar su espacio o para más información llame 323-859-8810.
Presented by Alzheimer ’s Los Angeles

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 27,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: CARECEN Day Labor Center, 1675 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

Engagement Strategies for Out-of-Home Care Providers Working with Sexually Exploited Youth
September 27,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Casa Pacifica, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Saturday, 9/28

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Special Needs Support Group for Parents
September 28,
 11:00am – 12:00pm: Somos Life Wellness Space, 24036 Vista Montana, Torrance, CA 90505
Presented by Somos Life Wellness Space Events

Los Alamitos Family Dance
September 28
, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Oak Middle School Gym, 10821 Oak Street, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Presented by the City of Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Community Health Fair
September 28,
 10:00am – 3:00pm: Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills Crenshaw, Medical Offices, 3782 West Martin Luther King Junior Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Coalition of 100 Black Women – Los Angeles Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE MAMMOGRAMS
September 28,
 10:00am – 3:00pm: Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills, Crenshaw Medical Offices, 3782 West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
Presented by Coalition of 100 Black Women, Los Angeles Chapter

Health Care Action Forum
September 28,
 1:00pm – 2:30pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea North Orange County, 900 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by CA39 District Action Council & Indivisible CA39

Health Care Action Forum
September 28,
 1:00pm – 2:30pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea North Orange County, 900 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by CA39 District Action Council & Indivisible CA39

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Care Action Forum
September 28,
 1:00pm – 2:30pm: Embassy Suites by Hilton Brea North Orange County, 900 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Presented by CA39 District Action Council & Indivisible CA39

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: National Public Lands Day
September 28,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Los Angeles State Historic Park, Welcome Pavilion, 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: FREE September Kids Fun Zone Event in Inglewood
September 28,
 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Crenshaw Imperial Plaza Shopping Center, 2900 West Imperial Highway, Inglewood, CA 90303
Presented by Crenshaw Imperial Plaza

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: #TheMentalHealthSeries with Ninety3Impact
September 28, 7:00pm – 10:30pm: Liberate Hollywood, 6365 Selma Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Presented by Liberate Hollywood

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 8th Annual BHS Health & Art Fair
September 28,
 11:00am – 3:00pm: Behavioral Health Services Inc, 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA 90249
Presented by Behavioral Health Services

Sunday, 9/29

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Alive & Running 5k Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention
September 29,
 8:00am – 10:00am: Alive & Running 2019 West 88th Street & La Tijera Blvd. (just north of LAX), Los Angeles, CA 90045
Presented by Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Eating Right with My Plate
September 29,
 10:00am – 11:00am: L.A. Care Family Resource Center, 2072 E. Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93550
Presented by L.A. Care

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Hope for Mental Health Community
September 29
, 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Tent 3 – Lake Forest Campus, 1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Presented by Saddleback Lake Forest

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: MOMS: Find Time For YOU!
September 29,
 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Corner Escrow, 18302 Irvine Blvd., Suite 350, Tustin, CA 92780
Presented by Bridget Belden


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