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Coast Lines, Sept. 2, 2014: Psychologist speaks on parenting Sept. 12

September 1, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.



Sept. 01--APTOS -- Psychologist speaks on parenting Sept. 12

Psychologist Madeline Levine will deliver a talk titled "Parenting for authentic success: What it means and how we do it" 7-8:30 p.m.Sept. 12 at Aptos High School Performing Arts Center, 100 Mariner Way.

Levine will discuss skills such as adaptability, resilience and perseverance. Levine will sign copies of her book, "Teach Your Children Well," following the talk.

Cost is $10, free for Aptos High School parents. Tickets are available at aptos.seatyourself.biz.

For more information, email mission2thrive@gmail.com.

FELTON

Cowell park hosts Ohlone Day Sept. 13

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park will host Ohlone Day 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sept. 13 at 101 Big Trees Park Road.

The event highlights traditional dancers and demonstrations of Ohlone basketry, songs, stories and tools.

Admission is free, but parking costs $10.

For details, visit www.parks.ca.gov or call 831-335-7077.

Santa Cruz

League to mark 100 years

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom will launch its 100th anniversary will an event from 6-9 p.m.Sept. 16 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1818 Felt St., Live Oak.

After a potluck dinner, information will be shared on the recent WILPF National Congress, plans for WILPF's 100th Anniversary celebration of our founder Jane Addams, and reports from teams studying Earth democracy, caring economy and the Mideast cluster.

For details about the group, visit wilpf.got.net/.

Watsonville

Testicle Festival tickets available

The sixth annual Testicle Festival is slated for Sept. 20 at Estrada's Deer Camp in Watsonville.

The event, put on by the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, will be headlined by the band No Respect!

The event will also feature a raffle and a sauce contest.

Tickets are $50 for adults, $20 for children from ages 5 to 12 and free for children younger than 5.

Admission includes rocky mountain oysters and a chicken barbecue dinner.

For tickets or more information, visit www.agri-culture.us or call 831-722-6622.

Aptos

College planning Sept. 23 workshop

Cabrillo College Extension is hosting a workshop focused on the college planning process, titled "College: How to get in and how to pay the bill."

The workshop will be offered from 6:45-8:45 p.m. on two Tuesdays at the main campus, 6500 Soquel Drive in Aptos, with the first session scheduled on Sept. 23.

For information, visit www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension or call 831-479-6331.

SANTA CRUZ

Film on Camp Erin wins Emmy

A film that takes a profound look at how death and grief affect children has been awarded the 2014 Emmy for outstanding children's programming.

"One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp," offers an intimate portrayal of The Moyer Foundation'sCamp Erin where grieving children find comfort, hope and healing to deal with their pain. The film premiered in April on HBO and is available via HBO Go and HBO On Demand.

The Moyer Foundation now has 43 Camp Erin locations across the country, including one in every Major League Baseball city, making it the nation's largest network of free bereavement camps.

Hospice of Santa Cruz County is partnering with The Moyer Foundation to present Camp Erin Santa Cruz County.

Former World Series Champion pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen founded Camp Erin in 2002 after meeting 15-year-old Erin Metcalf, a terminally ill cancer patient who expressed concerned about her sisters and how they would cope with the loss of their sister.

SANTA CRUZ

Council kicks off fall festival marketing

The Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council is kicking off its fifth annual Fall Festival Series marketing campaign designed to increase visitors' awareness of all the fall tourism season has to offer.

These "shoulder-season" marketing efforts are supported by a surcharge on hotel rooms throughout the county and is the CVC's fifth major media fall campaign in over a decade.

Signature events will be promoted through television commercials on Comcast, banner ads on the Visit California and Go-California websites, Facebook and a Google ad words campaign.

Some 320,000 subscribers to Visit California who specifically requested information about California destinations and events got information about the fall events via email.

Santa Cruz County will be included in the 2015 Official California State Visitors Guide with ads in the September issue of Sunset magazine, a presence in the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal, along with updates on Facebook and www.santacruz.org/blog

For information on CVC marketing and promotional efforts, visit www.santacruz.org.

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