Kids

Events This Week

BICAS. 44 W. Sixth St. BICAS offers the build-a-bike program for all. Take part in the eight-session course and fix up old bikes for the community. Classes are ongoing. Cost ranges from $15 to $60. Call 628-7950 for information.

TSO KIDS CONCERT. Oro Valley Town Amphitheater. 11000 N. La Canada, Oro Valley. The Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Just For Kids concert series continues with a performance by the String Quartet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 22. Admission is free. Call 797-3959 for information.

Announcements

HOMEWORK HELP. The Tucson Pima Public Library offers free homework help for first through 12th graders at 41 locations. Call 791-4391 for information.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED. The Girl Scouts are looking for volunteers for as little as two hours a week. Call Emily at 327-2288, ext. 167 for 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.

Parents' Corner

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 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.

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.


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