KIDSEvents This Week
CLUB KIDZ. Tucson Mall. 4500 N. Oracle Road. 293-7330. Magician Jerry Wilson puts on a show at 10:30 a.m. in the Food Court.
TUCSON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. 200 S. Stone Ave. 792-9958. Valentine's Pop-Up Cards meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 13. Valentine's Bracelets meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 14. Admission is $5, $4 for seniors and $3 for children. The museum is offering parent and child winter weekend art and environment classes in February and March. Contact Bill Spalding at 792-9985, ext. 107 for more information by February 6.
BUILD-A-BIKE. BICAS Youth Underground Build-A-Bike program is an eight-session program for adults and kids, offering extensive hands-on training for basic bicycle mechanics. In addition to learning new skills, you'll also be helping your community by fixing up old bikes and getting them back on the streets. Students are required to complete a 25-hour apprenticeship and final exam to earn their first bicycle. Classes are from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Class tuition is based on a sliding-scale. Call 628-7950 for registration and information.
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 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.
PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS. Parents Without Partners, Inc., is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to the entire single parent family. They offer Saturday night dances, camp-outs, picnics, skating, meetings, potlucks, games, house parties, movies, hikes, volunteer and community service opportunities, and much more. Orientation for new members meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. Call 622-8120 for information.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED. The Arizona Foster Care Review Board seeks dedicated volunteers to serve on behalf of abused and neglected children in Pima County. Foster Care Review Boards advocate for permanent, safe homes for children in foster care. Volunteers serve on five-member boards which meet one weekday a month. Volunteers also spend five to ten hours at home reviewing case information in preparation for the monthly meeting. Board members are provided with orientation and ongoing training designed to make them effective advocates for the children they serve. Contact Teri Page Rodriguez, Foster Care Review Board Training and Recruitment Coordinator, for information: 1501 W. Washington, No. 128, Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231; or call 1-602-542-9547 or 628-6415; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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