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Kids and TeensCanine Courage
This course is designed for children and youth (ages 5-14) who feel unsafe or hesitant around dogs to build their courage. A member of ARF's Pet Hug Pack will greet the students, so students can practice what they have learned on a calm, trained dog. The class will be on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at ARF in Walnut Creek. Parents are welcome to attend. Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek.
Kids and TeensBan Busy: Time to Thrive Campaign
The team behind Race to Nowhere, Transforming Education from the Ground Up, presents their latest project from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Charlotte Wood Middle School in Danville. This campaign aims to bust the myth that busy is better. This discussion will focus on how making more time for play, creativity, exploration, family, friends and leisure makes students happier. Free. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Charlotte Wood Middle School, 600 El Capitan Drive, Danville.
Kids and TeensCub Scout Registration
Want to get your Elementary boy involved in Cub Scouts? Pack 809 is based out of John Baldwin Elementary School and welcomes boys from Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek, and San Ramon. Registration begins with the new school year. For more information contact email@example.com or go to pack809.org.
Kids and TeensAfter-School Field Trips at the Farm
Forest Home Farms hosts after-school field trips, including Fun with Farm Animals, Behind-the-Scenes with Tractors, Dig in and Grow, and Preschool Fun at the Farm. Field trips are for groups of five children or more and can be booked Monday-Friday by calling 973-3284. Cost is $5 per child. Forest Home Farms Historic Park, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon.
Kids and TeensFree Online Tutoring Available
Contra Costa County Library is offering free homework help from expert online tutors to students grades 4-12 and beginning college 1-10 p.m., Monday-Friday, at http://ccclib.org.