LibraryThe Clark County, Las Vegas, Whitney and Windmill Libraries have all been designated a part of the national network of Family Place Libraries featuring safe, fun environments where you and your young children can read, play and learn. Visit these libraries to learn more and/or contact them to register for their Parent-Child Workshop Series at 734-READ or www.lvccld.org.

Helen Brown

Master Gardener Helen Brown

Master Gardener Helen Brown will offer a class on “Time for Tomatoes” at the Clark County Center for Sustainable Urban Food Production on Saturday, January 18 at 9am. Brown will discuss growing, starting, when to plant, what to do after blooms, tomato worm problems, wind damage, and how to get started for the best results.

A $5.00 donation is requested. The class is given outdoors. The  Center is located at 4600 Horse Drive in N. Las Vegas. Email or call the MG Help Line at 702-257-5555 if you need directions.

Partners in Parenting LogoCooperative Extension will offer the Child Safety and Welfare program during the winter session at the Valley View Recreation Center. This program is designed for parents to increase their awareness and knowledge of all safety and welfare issues: Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Child Abuse Awareness, Anger Management and Positive Guidance.

Shaken Baby Syndrome increases participants’ (parents or other caregivers) awareness and knowledge of SBS. Child Abuse Awareness helps parents or other caregivers recognize child abuse and neglect. Anger Management provides parents with research-based information related to anger management and child abuse prevention. Positive Guidance helps build parents positive guidance skills. The materials are also available in Spanish.