Upcoming Community Events

EventDateTimeLocationHosted ByWhat is the event?
NHA – Head Start Let’s Move OlympicsSaturday, March 109:30am-1:00pmLincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Ave, San Diego, 92113National Housing AssociationThe focus of this event is to foster ways to implement healthy life long habits. Children and parents will participate together in a variety of obstacle course activities (relays, tunnel crawls, leap frog.) The activities and games are developmentally appropriate; modified to fit all age groups, physical levels and can be easily duplicated at home.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren SymposiumSaturday, March 179:00am – 1:30pmMeridian Elementary School, 651 S. 3rd Street, El Cajon, 92019Grandparents Raising GrandchildrenWith over 24,000 grandparents in San Diego County raising their grandchildren and hundreds more relative caregivers, this event honors those who have filled the role of a primary caregiver for a child in need.
March for Babies – North CountySaturday, April 22Registration: 7:00am
Start: 8:00am
Manchester Buchanan Park, 425 College Blvd, Oceanside, 92057March of DimesThis event takes place in 1,400 communities across the nation, involving thousands of volunteers to raise the money needed to save babies’ lives.
For over 77 years people in the San Diego community have joined together to walk to ensure moms have full-term pregnancies and babies are born healthy.
Day of the ChildSaturday, April 2811:00am-3:00pmMemorial Park, 373 Park Way, Chula Vista, 91910Chula Vista Community CollaborativeA free family event that provides resources to keep children safe, healthy, and well informed of services in the community. The event focuses on providing a safer and healthier environment for young people by promoting family/community togetherness. There will be plenty of fun activities such as entertainment, face painting, performers, dance contests, puppets, magic show, story time, games, and more.
March for Babies – Balboa ParkSaturday, April 28Registration: 7:00am
Start: 8:00am
Balboa Park,
2514 6th Ave,
San Diego, 92103
March of DimesThis event takes place in 1,400 communities across the nation, involving thousands of volunteers to raise the money needed to save babies’ lives.
For over 77 years people in the San Diego community have joined together to walk to ensure moms have full-term pregnancies and babies are born healthy.
Miracle Babies – Super Hero 5KSunday, May 6Registration: 7:00am
Start:
8:00am
Liberty Station NTC Park, 2455 Cushing Rd., San Diego, 92106Miracle BabiesRun, walk or fly at the 10th Annual Miracle Babies 5k to honor, remember and celebrate all the families who have in some way experienced the NICU. It will be a day full of live entertainment, obstacle courses, bounce houses and other fun-filled events.

Past Events

First 5 Express Tour: Poway County Library
January 22, 2018

On January 22, 2018 the First 5 of California Express Tour made its way through San Diego County. During their visit they hosted “Toddler Story Time” at the Poway County Library. Approximately 75 youngster and their caretakers participated in an hour long story time which engaged the families in the “Talk. Read. Sing.” message that promotes healthy brain development through meaningful interactions with toddlers and young children.

 

“It’s How We Live” Lakeside
February 3, 2018

This event provided an opportunity for families to recreate and celebrate family
wellness. It encouraged families to visit parks and recreation facilities for year around use throughout San Diego County. It also provided a free community gathering featuring tips on healthy living, fitness, crafts, bounce houses, an opportunity drawing and so much more.

 

AAP Chapter 3 “Read and Romp” 2018
February 24, 2018

This event is created to raise awareness and support for Reach Out and Read San Diego in order to promote community awareness of the importance of early childhood literacy and to encourage parental reading to young children starting at 6 months of age through pediatricians prescribing books to children at well-child visits. Reach Out and Read San Diego services 86,000 children annually.

 

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