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Grief Support Workshop

MeCards4Kids® 2016 Drop-in Workshop. Monthly (except in June & December).

3rd Thursday each month. 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Children learn a special way to remember loved ones in this creative class that teaches how to craft MeCards collage cards and words to go with them.

Children 7-9 may attend with a parent present, older children may attend on their own. All parents are welcome to stay for a separate parent’s workshop providing grief information and support.

This drop-in gathering is offered by the Wilshire Hospice Center for Grief Education & Healing EIN#952374185 at 285 South St, Suite M in San Luis Obispo.

September 15, 2016

October 20, 2016

November 17, 2016

Please call Janice Schoening for more info. Phone (805) 269-0141. Fax (805) 269-0145

Workshop Flyer 

Workshop Flyer in Spanish

Olive Grove Charter School

An alternative education option with a learning center in San Luis Obispo.

Olive Grove Charter School, a free-tuition, public education program for families wanting to enroll their students in home or independent study programs with parents as the primary instructors, has opened a branch at 733 Marsh St., Suite 210, San Luis Obispo.

The school offers a standard state curriculum to students in grades K-12 with a transitional kindergarten program as well. Enrollment occurs throughout the year.

Find contact information and learn more here.

OPERATION SCHOOL BELL (SCHOOL CLOTHES FOR CHILDREN, K-6th GRADE)

Operation School Bell provides free, new clothing to elementary school children in need in our county. The program has facilities in San Luis Obispo and Atascadero. Families may call for an appointment starting in August of each school year.
Operation School Bell in SLO: (805) 782-0824
Operation School Bell in Atascadero (805) 462-4254

PARENT INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION (PIQE)

Throughout this once a week, nine-week signature program (Parent Engagement in Education), PIQE fulfills its mission of educating, empowering, and inspiring parents of K–12 school age children to take an active role in encouraging and enabling their children to: stay in school; improve their academic performance; develop healthy and constructive relationships with their parents, teachers, and counselors; and focus/prepare themselves for a post-secondary education.

Certificates of completion are granted to all graduates.
The program is FREE to parents (available in both North and South County).
Call for class details: (805) 922-3068 or email your inquiries to Mario Trejo mtrejo@piqe.org

PIQE Instituto de padres para una educación de calidad
A través de este programa de nueve-semanas, una vez a la semana, PIQE cumple su misión de educar, fortalecer, y inspirar a padres de estudiantes de K–12 para tomar un papel activo a favor de permitir que su niño/s: Permanezca en la escuela; Mejore su desempeño académico; Desarrolle relaciones sanas y constructivas con sus padres, con los maestros, y con los consejeros; y, se Prepare para una enseñanza poste-secundaria (Universidad).
Certificados son otorgados a todos los graduados.
El programa se ofrece GRATIS a padres.
Llame para más detalles. Teléfono de oficina: (805) 922-3068 o envíe un correo electrónico a Mario Trejo mtrejo@piqe.org

SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES

SLO Children’s Museum
http://www.slocm.org/

The Tribune
http://events.sanluisobispo.com/

New Times
http://www.newtimesslo.com/

Boys and Girls Club
http://www.bgcslo.org/

Eventful
http://eventful.com/sanluisobispo/events/categories/family_fun_kids/this-month

San Luis Obispo County Activities
http://www.sanluisobispocounty.com/visitors/calendar-of-events/

YMCA of San Luis Obispo
http://www.sloymca.org/events.htm

Exploration Station
http://www.explorationstation.org/

SLO County Public Libraries
http://www.slolibrary.org/

San Luis Obispo Botanical Gardens
Check out our events for children and their families! We provide a wide and diverse variety of learning opportunities.
Contact us at 805.541.1400
3450 Dairy Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo
www.slobg.org