Upcoming Events for the Week of December 27th

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 lists we update weekly for:

Do you have something for us to include? Email vreyes@labestbabies.org. And stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube!

December is:
Events happening throughout December and January

LA County Winter Programs: Sports, Recreation, Aquatics and More!
Dates and times vary

LA County parks are offering a range of activities and programs for the whole family this winter! For more information, please visit parks.lacounty.gov or call (626) 588-5364.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation

Check-In with Your Mental Health Focus Groups
Recruiting participants
This opportunity is open to youth 14-17 years old who identify as Black/African-American, Latinx, or Multi-Racial and live and attend high school in South LA. For more information, email ypar.southLA@gmail.com or call (323) 357-3454.
Presented by Charles R. Drew University

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Enrollment
Enroll before December 31 to receive the maximum benefit
Provides low-income households a temporary discount of up to $50 per month on internet bills, as well as a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a device from a participating provider. See if your household fits into any eligible categories. Families should apply immediately, as this program ends when all funds are depleted.
This information is also available in Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Presented by Universal Service Administrative Co., with oversight from the FCC

Free or Low-Cost Internet for Students
Visit GetConnectedLosAngeles.lacity.org or call 3-1-1 to learn about available options.
Presented by the City of L.A.

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Free COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone age 12 and over, regardless of health insurance and immigration status, at dozens of locations across L.A. County. Many of the vaccination sites are open late and on weekends. Some don’t require an appointment. Click here or visit VaccinateLACounty.com to find a location near you. Also see California’s Vax for the Win program for $50 gift cards and tickets to Six Flags … just for protecting yourself and your loved ones from a potentially deadly virus.
Presented by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Early Childhood and Family Engagement Events
Presented by the Los Angeles Public Library:

For more information on the events hosted, please refer to this calendar.

Monday, December 27

Pet Wellness Clinic/Clínica de binestar para Mascotas
December 27
, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA, 2900 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
Participants must make an appointment and be a LA City/County resident and qualify as low-income. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call (818) 920-8462 or email infolaacf@gmail.com.
Presented by Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA

Tuesday, December 28

Grupo de Paternidad Activa (4a edicion) – Sesión 2:  Cooperación y Comunicación
28 de deciembre
, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Para registrarse o para más información, por favor contacte a Katerin Ochoa a kochoa@pacsla.org o (562) 526-7980.
Presented by Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Kwanzaa Celebrations – Free Nightly KWANZAA Celebrations & Workshops
December 28
, 4:00pm – 7:00pm: 4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
For questions, please contact Max Vilitz at (562) 787-0899.
Presented by African American Cultural Center of Long Beach

Wednesday, December 29

Kwanzaa Celebrations – Free Nightly KWANZAA Celebrations & Workshops
December 29
, 4:00pm – 7:00pm: 4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
For questions, please contact Max Vilitz at (562) 787-0899.
Presented by African American Cultural Center of Long Beach

Thursday, December 30

Kwanzaa Celebrations – Free Nightly KWANZAA Celebrations & Workshops
December 30
, 4:00pm – 7:00pm: 4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807
For questions, please contact Max Vilitz at (562) 787-0899.
Presented by African American Cultural Center of Long Beach

Friday, December 31

We don’t know of any events happening today.

Saturday, January 1

We wish you and your family a safe and Happy New Year!

Sunday, January 2

We don’t know of any events happening today.

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