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All Star Child Care Provider Training Camp

Brazos Center - 3232 Briarcrest Drive - Bryan, TX 77802
BE AN “ALL STAR” CHILD CARE PROVIDER! This training is designed to equip you with skills and strategies so you can BE YOUR BEST on the playing field of child care!



Seven (7) Clock Hours


or .7 CEUs ($20 extra for CEUs)



Registration—$40


(Includes refreshments, lunch, training manual, and supplies.)



Online Registration—$43.19


http://2014allstarchildcareconference.eventbrite.com



The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is a component of the Texas A&M System, and is an approved provider of professional development training for child care providers in the state of Texas. All content, including face-to-face and online courses, meets Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing annual training requirements for Child Care providers working in home- and center-based programs. This conference is hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Counties of Brazos,




"Creative Drama and Storytelling Workshop for Adults" by Barbara Hailey

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Barbara Hailey, professional storyteller and author, leads sessions about selection and dramatic creation of historical figures. She will strengthen programs through dramatic emphasis and organization. Costumes and props will be covered.



This program is free to all. For more information call 979-691-4014 or email bush.education@nara.gov

Monica Lerma, monica.lerma@nara.gov


For Adults: Cast Resin Paperweight Workshop--Forsyth Galleries

2nd Floor of the MSC, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Draw inspiration from the botanical arrangements adorning the objects in the Forsyth’s exhibition and create a fabulous and functional work of art! All materials will be provided during this two hour workshop and paperweights can either be taken home to set or left in the galleries and picked up at a later date. This workshop will take place partially outdoors, please dress comfortably. $10.00 materials fee for non-students (cash only, payable at the workshop). TAMU students are free (12 max)! Register at uart.tamu.edu/registration-cast-resin-workshop


Lynn McDaniel 979-845-5573


2014 Presidents Day Event

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
9 a.m. to noon, Genealogy Workshop: Exploring President Bush as a Guide to Your Family Research. Do you even wonder who your ancestors were, or if you might be related to someone famous such as a former president? Join us for a free genealogy program designed specifically for novices to this increasingly popular pastime.

1-4 p.m., An Afternoon of Presidential Fun. Our Presidents Day event continues in the afternoon with fun for the whole family. The Mount Rushmore presidents will be welcoming visitors and posing for pictures. Crafts and activities for children will take place in the classroom, and local celebrities will be reading presidential books to children. Refreshments will be served and admission to the event is free.

5:30 - 8:00 p.m., "41" Film Screening. The first documentary to tell George Herbert Walker Bush's story in his own words, "41" is a rare, intimate glimpse at the life and times of the 41st President of the United States. Hailed as one of the most experienced politicians ever to achieve the presidency, George Bush shares anecdotes from his childhood, family, service in World War II and political career. Writer and film director Jeffrey Roth will introduce the film and discuss the time he spent with the former president. DVD sale, signing, and reception will follow.

Register online at bushlibrary.eventbrite.com or for more information call (979) 691-4014 or email reservations.bush@nara.gov.

Tracy Paine, 979-691-4014. reservations.bush@nara.gov


SHARP Training

Sep 23, 2012 10 AM - 5 PM

Texas A&M University Police Department Training Room
SARC, Texas A&M University Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff's Office are hosting a free Safety Awareness and Self-Defense Workshop. The workshop is appropriate for ages 17 and up (15-16 when accompanied by an adult) and everyone is invited to attend. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn and practice self-defense techniques with law enforcement professionals. The workshop will take place on September 23rd, 2012 from 10:00am - 5:000 pm at the TAMU Police Department Training Room. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited.

Ed Frank, 361-4906
Cary Haynes, 731-1000

To register, please contact Ed Frank at 979-361-4906 or Cary Haynes at 979-731-1000.



Darkness to Light

Jul 19, 2012 6:00pm

Scotty's House 2424 Kent St. Bryan, Texas 77802
Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center will host the Darkness to Light program at its facility, located at 2424 Kent Street in Bryan.

The program is free and open to any concerned citizen, but registration is required.

Darkness to Light is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the incidents of child sexual abuse by shifting the responsibility from children to adults. This is accomplished through an award winning media campaign which raises public awareness and directs adults to educational tools that will educate them on how to prevent, recognize and respond to sexual child abuse and motivate them to courageous action. To register for this program, please call Linda Patton at 979-703-8813 or email lpatton@scottyshouse.org.

For more information about Scotty’s House Brazos Valley Child Advocacy Center, please visit www.scottyshouse.org.


Linda Patton, Executive Director
979-703-8813