Upcoming Events for Week of September 9

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

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: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, 9/9

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Emotional Well-Bring Support Group (Spanish)
September 9,
 9:00am – 11:00am: California Hospital Medical Center, 320 W. 15th St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, Second Floor, Room 227
For more information, please call Irma Radillo at 213-742-5838
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP (Spanish)
September 9,
 8:30am – 10:30am: Sal Castro Middle School, 1575 W. 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
For more information, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 9,
 7:00am – 11:30am: St. Vincent of Paul Church, 621 W. Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca 90007
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

MODULE A: Trauma–Responsive Care
September 9,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, 1722 South Lewis Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Presented by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Tuesday, 9/10

Webinar: FLIP IP! Transforming Challenging Behavior
September 10,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LGBTQ+ Youth Preparedness Training
September 10,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: DCFS of Lancaster, 300 East Avenue K 6, Lancaster, CA 93535
Presented by RISE (Recognize Intervene Support Empower) Program

Webinar: The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families – Data Visualization Training
September 10
, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: LAFH Neighborhood Chat: Housing Navigation
September 10
, 6:00pm -8:00pm: LA Family Housing, 7843 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91605
Presented by LA Family Housing

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Cooking Demo (Free)
September 10, 10:30am – 11:30am: 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: Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
September 10,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Must login to register
Presented by The Ounce

Webinar: A Grand Plan: Results from a National ZERO TO THREE Survey of Grandparents
September 10,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by ZERO TO THREE

Wednesday, 9/11

Webinar: Lessening Challenging Behaviors: Teachers and classrooms as partners in facilitating pro-social development
September 11,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by Early Childhood Investigations Webinars 

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: DEEP (Spanish)
September 11,
 8:30am – 10:30am: Rosemont Elementary School, 421 Rosemont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
For more information, please call Patricia Duarte at 213-742-5569
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

Intro to The Resilience Toolkit
September 11, 
6:00pm – 7:45pm: Madilyn Clark Studios, 10852 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91601
Presented by Lumos Transforms

Webinar: Active and Engaged: Community Outreach Strategies for Health
September 11,
 11:00am – 12:00pm
Presented by America Walks  

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Baby Sensory Play & Explore
September 11,
 11:00am – 11:30am: Topanga Library, 122 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290
Presented by Topanga Library

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Pasadena Job Fair
September 11,
 9:30am – 12:30pm: Hilton Pasadena, 168 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by HireLive

Webinar: Pubic Charge: Immigrant Health Under Trump’s New Rule
September 11,
 10:00am – 11:00am
Presented by USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Arts In The Park
September 11,
 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

Thursday, 9/12

Women and Health Equity Conference – This Time is Now: Our Bodies. Our Health. Our Communities.
September 12,
 8:00am – 2:00pm: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Los Angeles County Women’s Health Equity Coalition

Advanced Trauma & Resilience Training
September 12,
 9:00am – 4:30pm: the California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by Echo

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health Screening
September 12
, 8:30am – 1:00pm: Villa Flores, 1020 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
For more information, please call Isabel Polanco at 213-742-5762
Presented by CHMC Dignity Health – Community Benefits

Health Emergency Local Planning Partnership (HELPP)
September 12,
 8:30am – 12:30pm: 247 S. Boyd St., San Bernardino, CA 92408
Presented by San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

Webinar: Public Charge and Young Children: What Early Childhood Stakeholders Need to Know
September 12,
 10:00am – 11:30am
Presented by CLASP

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 5th Homeless Services Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles
September 12,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: West L.A. College (Library & Learning Center), 9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230
Presented by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAHSA, L.A. County Homeless Initiative, WDACS and others

Reflective Practice & Reflective Supervision
September 12,
 9:00am – 4:00pm: Long Beach CAP, 2600 Redondo Avenue, 6th Floor, Long Beach, CA 90806
For more information, please email CSOC_Admin_Trainings@dmh.lacounty.gov
Presented by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and ZERO To THREE

Emerging Health Care Challenges: Solutions and Funding Priorities
September 12,
 8:00am – 10:00am: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by the Grant Professionals Association – Los Angeles Chapter

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Long Beach Job Fair
September 12,
 9:30am – 12:30pm: Long Beach Marriott, 4700 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by HireLive

How Trauma Impacts Development: Part 2
September 12
, 6:00pm – 8:00pm: 4900 Airport Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90815
Presented by Children’s Home Society of California–Long Beach

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mid-Autumn Festival for Families
September 12,
 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Garden Grove Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841
Presented by OC Public Libraries

Friday, 9/13

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bellies and Brunch: Having Your Best Pregnancy Yet
September 13,
 12:00pm – 1:30pm: Mimi’s Café – Rancho Cucamonga, 10909 East Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Presented by Abundant Life Chiropractic

Planning for A Healthy Home, Body, and Baby English Program Facilitator Training
September 13,
 9:00am – 11:00am: Good Samaritan Hospital, Moseley-Salvatori Conference Center, 637 S. Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

Planning for A Healthy Home, Body, and Baby English Program Facilitator Training (Spanish)
September 13,
 12:30pm – 2:30pm: Good Samaritan Hospital, Moseley-Salvatori Conference Center, 637 S. Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Presented by the Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: FREE Educator Workshop in Child Passenger Safety
September 13,
 8:00am – 4:30pm: Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Presented by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Infant Massage Five-Class Series
September 13, 20, 27, October 4 and 11; 10:00am – 11:00am: Wellnest, Multi-Purpose Room, 3787 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
To RSVP, call Yesenia Hernandez at (323) 373-2400 x2117.
Presented by Wellnest, with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Preventing Suicide: Help and Hope – 4th Annual Conference
September 13,
 8:00am – 12:30pm: Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA 93021
Presented by Ventura County Behavioral, in partnership with Oxnard College

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: First Friday Campfire & Movie
September 13,
 7:00pm – 8:30pm: 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

IDA Statewide Conference
September 13-14,
 TBA: Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
Presented by IDA California

Saturday, 9/14

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bullying for Parents: Tips and Strategies (English/Español)
September 14,
 10:00am – 1:00pm: Family Justice Center, 14651 Oxnard St., Van Nuys, CA 91411
Presented by Strength United

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Become a Resource Parent Foster or Foster–Adopt Siblings
September 14,
 10:00am -12:00pm: Children’s Bureau, 1910 Magnolia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Presented by the Children’s Bureau of Southern California, Foster Care & Adoption

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Rock ‘n’ Talk – Celebrate 50 Years of Growing Healthy with AltaMed
September 14,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: AltaMed Medical and Dental Group — South Gate, 8627 Atlantic Ave., South Gate, CA 90280
Presented by the AltaMed Foundation

Care of the Pediatric Surgery Patient for the Bedside Provider
September 14,
 7:45am – 4:15pm: Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806
Presented by The Association of Advanced Practice Providers/Pediatric Surgery

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Foster Family Fun Day
September 14,
 10:00am – 12:00pm: Crossroads Community Church, 25300 Rye Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Presented by Jefferson and Shannon Henson

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Wellness Community Fair
September 14,
 9:00am – 1:00pm: 7514 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003
Presented by Unity MBC

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Health & Wellness Workshop 2019
September 14,
 1:00pm – 5:00pm: 701 Kimberly Ave., Suite 245, Placentia, CA 92870
Presented by Anthony “Minh” Nguyen

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Family Health & Fitness Day
September 14,
 8:30am – 9:30am: Marine Stadium Park, 5255 E. Paoli Way, Long Beach, CA 90803
Presented by Long Beach Boot Camp

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: 2019 Very Special Innovation Fair – Los Angeles
September 14,
 10:00am – 2:00pm: STEM3 Academy, 6455 Coldwater Canyon Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91606
Presented by The Help Group

Sunday, 9/15

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Bagels, Babies, and Breast, A Creative Support Group for Moms and Family
September 15,
 10:30am – 11:30am: 7952 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Presented by Carla Shriver and MOM’s The Word

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