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Lectures/WorkshopsAn In-depth Look at the IEP Process and IEP Goals
The Pleasanton Special Needs Committee is sponsoring a free parent event at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Ave. Learn how to help your child's IEP (Individual Education Plan) team develop appropriate goals to better support your child's educational progress. Register at http://tinyurl.com/DecemberSNC. Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Ave., Pleasanton.
Lectures/WorkshopsHope Hospice: Creative Grief, Healing through Expression
Holidays can be an especially difficult time for grieving families. This workshop helps children acknowledge the upcoming holidays and honor them in the process. We create various keepsakes that not only connect them to their loved one, but serve as a method of grief expression and healthy coping. Join from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave., Dublin. Call 829-8770. Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave., Dublin.
Lectures/WorkshopsHope Hospice Grief Support Workshop: Handling the Holidays
Hope Hospice will offer a special workshop for those experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one, from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave., Dublin. Learn about ideas and choices that can make a difference in handling the holidays. Call 829-8770 or go to http://hopehospice.com/. Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave., Dublin.
Lectures/WorkshopsDr. Allison Macfarlane, Past NRC Head
Dr. Allison Macfarlane led the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) from 2012-2014 and studied Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex, badly damaged by the 2011 tsunami. She led new safety measures for reactors and will discuss how we can avoid such accidents in the future, and options for permanent waste storage, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. Tickets are $30, $15 for students. Call 373-6800 or go to livermoreperformingarts.org. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore.
Lectures/WorkshopsAstro Teller, GoogleX
Astro Teller, leader of GoogleX, is an entrepreneur, scientist, author, and expert in Intelligent Technology. GoogleX is Google's "factory" for building ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology, including Google Glass and self-driving cars. Join him at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. Tickets are $30, $15 for students. Call 373-6800 or go to livermoreperformingarts.org. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore.