Target, San Diego County Crime Stoppers and The Salvation Army Kroc Center team up to present this free community awareness fair featuring an interactive kid's policy and fire academy, a self-defense demo, free hot dogs, games and giveaways, fingerprinting and community booths. Get to know your neighbors, learn tips on how to stay safe and meet local law enforcement officers.
This class is for new and expecting parents who have dogs. The class is taught by a certified pet dog trainer. Please do not bring your dogs to the class. The cost is $40/couple. Call 858-344-0475 to register.
Plunge into splashy adventures at this annual waterfront festival that offers a displace of historic seafaring vessels, unique automobiles and wooden boats, fishing and paddle boarding, the Sustainable Seafood Fest, four entertainment stages, Youth Zone and more.
Parent's Guide to Wills, Trusts & Saving for College
Date: August 18, 2014
What would happen to your children if something happened to you? Achieve peace of mind by ensuring that your child(ren) would be raised by the person you choose and that your child(ren) would not inherit everything at age 18, but at the ages and stages you want them to inherit. Stacy DenHerder, an Estate Planning Attorney, and a Financial Planner will discuss how to avoid probate, how to be prepared to cover the issues of incapacity, and how to secure your financial future as well as your child's college education. You'll have the opportunity to learn about 529 plans, education and Roth IRAs, UTMA accounts and alternative investments. This event is free for Parent Connection members, $10 for nonmembers.
Join us when a women's health physical therapist will teach you how to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles during the postpartum period. Easy exercises will be demonstrated to help you improve your muscle strength and function. Attend the class and stay for the Breastfeeding Support Group immediately following. Although this class is free, registration is required. Please call 1-800-727-4777 to register.
Is your baby happy on his tummy, or is he one of the majority who fusses, screams and cries when placed down? This class provides more than an hour of FUN learning about the importance of tummy time and practicing basic moves and easy modifications to help ensure that tummy time is a happy time. This class is for babies 0 to 6-7 months and up to two caregivers. The cost is $25 with code PC2014, $35 for nomembers. Register at moveplaygrow.
San Diego’s Annual Chef Showdown, hosted by the Center for Community Solutions, returns for its 10th anniversary on Thursday, September 18, 2014 showcasing San Diego’s top talents in a highly anticipated culinary competition.
The September 18th fundraising event will be held at a new venue this year, the San Diego Harley-Davidson showroom, which is the largest Harley-Davidson franchise in the country. Event highlights will include food and beverage tasting stations, a raffle, silent and live auctions. Proceeds will benefit Center for Community Solutions (CCS). For further information, or to purchase tickets, please call Jennifer Lynaugh at (858) 272-5777 ext. 151 or visit www.ccssd.org
This popular 2 1/2 hour seminar presents accurate information for mothers and daughters (9-11 years old) about the normal physical and emotional changes that preteens experience during puberty. Dr. Chrystal de Freitas, pediatrician and mother of three, will be leading this discussion. The cost is $60/mother & daughter pair and includes a "Growing Up" bag for the girls. Enrollment is limited and preregistration is required. For more information, go to
11th Anniversary San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Date: October 19, 2014
Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; and their families. The 11th annual San Diego Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be held on October 19, 2014 at Liberty Station of Point Loma Ingram Plaza at 2640 Historic Decatur Road in San Diego. For more information click here.