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Lectures/Workshops'Jumpstart to a Successful School Year' Workshop for High School Students
The Pleasanton Library will offer free workshops for high-school students, "Jumpstart to a Successful School Year," at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 2 and 9. These workshops will provide real-time and long-term solutions for a successful school year and college planning. With games and prizes. Contact Teen Services Librarian, Teresa Parham, at 931-3404. Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., Pleasanton.
Lectures/WorkshopsNavigating the Healthcare System: Becoming an Advocate For Your Loved One
Hope Hospice will offer a class to help you navigate the healthcare system and learn how to become an advocate for your loved one from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Hope Hospice office, 6377 Clark Ave. Suite 100, Dublin. The speaker for this class is from LASHICAP, (Legal Assistance for Seniors, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program), presenting "Welcome to Medicare: An Overview of Coverage and Options" and "Knowledge is Key: Know Your Medicare Rights." Go to HopeHospice.com. Hope Hospice Office, 6377 Clark Ave. Suite 100, Dublin.
Lectures/WorkshopsWhat To Do With That Brown Lawn
City of Pleasanton Water Conservation Division and local landscape designer, Kat Weiss, will present "What To Do With That Brown Lawn" from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 12 at City of Pleasanton Operation Services Center, 3333 Busch Road. Learn sustainable and beautiful alternatives to "lawnscapes," efficient and easy irrigation system changes, and how to sheet mulch. Register by calling the Water Conservation Hotline at 931-5504, or go to www.PleasantonWaterConservation.com. City of Pleasanton Operation Services Center, 3333 Busch Road, Pleasanton.
Dr. Dan Siegel, professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, will speak on the power and purpose of the teenage brain at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 at Amador Theater, 1155 Santa Rita Road. Cost is $10. Call 846-8826 or go to townecenterbooks.com. Amador Theater, 1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.