KIDSEvents This Week
LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP. 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. Enjoy the classic Charlotte's Web at 1 p.m. Sunday January 31. Admission is $5. Call 327-4242 for information.
TITLE CUT WORKSHOP. Wilmot Branch Library. 530 N. Wilmot Road. 791-4627. Middle and high-school students are invited to drop in for this creativity workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 30. Participants create a personalized CD insert using poetry, lyrics, collage and photography. Registration is necessary.
TUCSON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. 200 S. Stone Ave. 792-9958. Enjoy the Coral Reef Special from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 30. Learn about the Titanic and icebergs from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, January 31. Admission is $5, $4 for seniors and $3 for children.
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST. Kids in grades K through sixth are encouraged to enter the 1999 Earth Day Festival T-Shirt Contest. The theme is "Endangered Species of the Southwest." A $50 U.S. Savings Bond will be awarded to the winner. The designer's full name, complete address, phone number, school, and grade should be attached to the back of the art work. Entries should be mailed or delivered by January 30 to: Bear Essential News for Kids, 2919 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 201, Tucson, AZ 85716. Call 795-8930 for information.
WISDOMSEEKING. Tucson Children's Museum. 200 S. Sixth Ave. 792-9985. Join the Wisdomseekers, middle schoolers teaching the younger public crafts from various cultures, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Regular fall hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing. Museum admission is $3 for children 2 to 16; $5 adults, and $4 seniors, with the third Sunday of every month free for all. "After school special" admission from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday is $2 per person.
YOUTH CENTER. 35 E. Toole Ave. The Pima Prevention Partnership and T/PAC sponsor the new Toole Avenue Youth Center, housing programs such as ArtWORKS at Toole, Pima County Teen Court, and the Full Court Press Youth Center. Call Dian Magie (624-0595, ext. 11), or Harry Kressler (791-0771), for information on Youth Center programs.
CHILDREN TO CHILDREN. 3922 N. Mountain Ave. Children to Children is a grief support center for children and families who have experienced the death of someone they love. They provide support services in a caring environment, and currently have space available in their groups. They are also currently looking for volunteers to become support group facilitators. Call 322-9155 for information.
PARENTING 101. Compass Health Care. 1230 E. Broadway. The Tucson Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence presents the following free classes to give families an informed edge: BASICS (Building A Strong Independent Child) provides classes, activities, discussion and support for parents and their children, infancy through adolescence, with the goal of learning to help children become healthy, substance-free, caring individuals. Classes meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, and from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays. Enrollment is open. Call Linda Yuguchi at 620-6615, ext. 22, for registration and information.
PARENTING SUPPORT. The Give A Parent Support Group (G.A.P.S.) needs mentors to make home visits to first-time moms. Participants should be experienced, loving parents with the ability to donate one to two hours per week. Training and on-going support for volunteers is provided. Call G.A.P.S. program 293-4620 for information.
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