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Cooperative Extension is offering a series of parent-child classes designed to educate you and your child (3-5 years old) through fun, creative lessons while preparing your child for kindergarten. Children will learn the importance of cooperation, creativity, reading skills, fun ways to be active and eating healthy while making new friends.

Beginning October 15, the 3-program series includes: Family Storyteller – A six week program aimed at encouraging and training parents to play a vital role in the early literacy development of their children. During each class parents and their children participate in reading and language activities together. All 4 Kids – An 11 weekprogram that encourages preschool children to be Healthy, Happy, Active and Fit. Parents and children work together in activities that promote healthful habits regarding physical activity, snacks, feeding cues and acceptance of self and others. Little Books and Little Cooks – A seven week program designed to promote healthy eating, family literacy, positive parent-child interaction and the child’s school readiness skills. During each class, children and parents come together to learn about nutrition, read children’s books and then cook and eat together.

For more information and to register, click here!

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The Conservation District of Southern Nevada invites the community to attend the Second Annual Solarbration Solar Festival, which will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2-7 p.m. at Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road.  The purpose of the festival is to blend art, technology, and outreach to promote renewable energy, inspire conservation, and support sustainable communities.

The Solar Festival will offer the community the opportunity to enjoy solar-powered art, live music, food, and fun.  Plus there will be solar demonstrations, and the latest information on sustainable energy. To learn more, click here!