D E C E M B E R  

NEW this month:

Sun. Dec. 17 2pm  Lake County Symphony Christmas Concert  Audience sing-along.  $25-$30 Soper Reese Theatre, 275 S. Main St in Lakeport  soperreesetheatre.com

Sun. Dec. 31 New Year's Eve Beach Party (limited space, reservations required)  Paradise Skate, Lake Co. Fairgrounds, 401 Martin St in Lakeport.  262-0123  paradiseskatelakeport.com


Sat. Jan. 13, 10am-12 Hopland Hikes: Meet the Lambs! $5 per person - Bring your family to enjoy a very short hike (1 mile - strollers and toddlers welcome!) to visit our new born lambs. Enjoy a variety of sheep related activities suitable for children after the hike in our Rod Shippey Hall.  Hopland Research & Extension Center, 4070 University Rd in Hopland.  hrec.ucanr.edu  

 Safe Toys & Gifts 

Thousands of children are seen in E.R. from toy-related injuries and more than one-third of them occur in children under of age of 5.

Safety tips:
  • Read package for warning labels and age recommendations.
  • Check toy to make sure there are no potential chocking hazards or sharp pieces.
  • Store toys in a bin or container when playtime is over.
  • Discard broken toys are they may increase the risk of injury.
  • If child is using a ride-on toy, make sure it is age appropriate and if necessary, wear a helmet and remain supervised.




First 5 Kits for New Parents

includes the following:

  •  Celebrity hosted DVD
  •  Advice for new parents booklet
  •  Parents Guide
  •  "What To  Do When Your Child Gets Sick"
  •  "Puppy and Friends" (Baby's First Book)
  •  Obesity prevention guides
  •  Healthy Families leaflet
  •  Poison control magnet
  •  "Healthy Teeth Begin at Birth" brochure
  •  Local resource materials

Call 1-800-KIDS025 to order

or call First 5 Lake at 707-263-6169


WEEKLY in December:

Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 am Mother-Wise Mom's Group in Clearlake

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm, Mother-Wise Mom's Group in Lakeport

Thursdays Story Time for Preschoolers 11:00-11:45 at Redbud Library Clearlake

Friday Story Time 10:15-11am preschool age 2:30-3:30 any age   LEGO TIME 3:30-4pm at Lakeport Library