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Lectures/WorkshopsEngaging the Mind: Children Need a Better Education Law
This discussion will focus on what is needed to create an excellent system of public education in this region that will prepare students to succeed in postsecondary and the workplace, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. Go to www.virginia.edu/lifetimelearning/etm20131203.html to register. Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Ave., Danville.
Lectures/WorkshopsParenting for Resilience
The eveningís schedule will include Dr. Petersí presentation from 7-8:15 p.m. and a Q&A section with Dr. Peters; Lisa Ward, SRVUSD Director of Student Services; Jason Reimann, SRVUSD Director of Education Services; and Lisa Olson, current college application advisor, for the remainder of the evening on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Iron Horse Middle School MPR. Contact email@example.com or go to www.eventbrite.com/e/parenting-for-resilience-tickets-9536773747. Iron Horse Middle School MPR, 12601 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon.
Lectures/WorkshopsMaster Gardener: Pruning
Learn the basics of healthy pruning practices for your trees, shrubs and roses. Find out essential tips and techniques about how, when and what to prune, from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, Mt. Diablo Room, 400 Front St., Danville.
Lectures/WorkshopsMaster Gardener: Building Healthy Soil
Discover a variety of practices that will help homeowners improve the condition of their garden soil. Healthy soil is the cornerstone of a healthy garden, it's a fascinating living partnership between plants, soil microbes and other soil-dwelling creatures. From 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
Lectures/WorkshopsExplore the World: Road Scholar
Committed to life-long learning, Road Scholar is the nationís first and largest educational and travel organization for older adults ages 55 and over. Join local Road Scholar Ambassador and participant, Ann White, as she presents the many extraordinary learning opportunities and adventures at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, Mt. Diablo Room, 400 Front St., Danville.