Who doesn’t want to be a better parent?
Now is the chance for parents to get free parenting guidance and a playgroup for their children at the same time. Choices for Children, in collaboration with the El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council Special Advisory Committee, will host a bi-monthly Play and Learn Group. The free playgroup provides play and craft activities and healthy snacks for children as well as education, networking and parenting support.
The next group meeting is scheduled Feb. 16 and the discussion topic is “Setting Limits with Kids: What, when and how?” March topics will be “Go To Sleep: Common sleep issues with children” on March 2 and “Emotional Intelligence: Understanding feelings to help kids success” on March 16.
Each Play and Learn group is held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Head Start Tahoe Center, 1286 Kyburz Ave. Drop-ins are welcome. Come join the group for friends, play and parenting solutions. Call Carol or Nadine at Choices for Children, (530) 541-5848.
Legion hosting Valentine party
American Legion Post 795 at 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd. will host a Valentine party from 6 p.m. to closing Feb. 12 at the Legion Hall. The public is invited for good music and dancing. Everyone is welcome to come and join the fun.
The event will include door prizes, finger foods and the Cash Only band. Participants can buy their favorite drinks from the bar. The American Legion is also looking for new members.
For more information call (530) 541-8788.
Book club is for moms, girls
The Mother/Daughter Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the conference room at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.
The book, “Walk Two Moons,” by Sharon Creech will be discussed and refreshments will be served. Mothers are encouraged to bring their daughters, ages 10 and up, and join the discussion.
For more information call (530) 573-3185.
Benefit show at Brewery Arts
Regina Pacis Cantorum and Friends will present a concert to benefit the victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami. The fund-raiser will begin at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King Street in Carson City.
The center will come alive with music performed by Regina Pacis Cantorum of Reno and a variety of guest artists, including the choir from Little Flower Church of Reno. All proceeds will be donated to benefit victims of the tsunami disaster.
The requested donation of $10 per person or $20 per family may be paid at time of admission.
A free will offering also will be taken.
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