1. Love, not
bullying: Capistrano Valley Christian Schools is hosting a free bullying prevention
presentation from 7-8:30 tonight followed by a Q & A period.
This program is being led by The Protectors, the only faith-based organization of its kind helping Christian schools reduce bullying. With humor as well as soul-stirring power, conviction and inspiration, Paul Coughlin gives students, teachers, and parents what they need to know to combat bullying and spread God’s love, mercy and justice, helping to make our school safer, spur creativity and test scores, and grow courage, faith and love. For more information go to: http://www.cvcs.org/apps/events/2013/10/28/1602623/
2. Californi-scaping: Learn California-friendly gardening techniques, especially for new gardeners and those who want to take a fresh look at their old landscape, at a city-sponsored class at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center. The tip-full presentation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Reservations are required. Call Community Services to sign up at (949) 493-5911. Other questions? Call (949) 487-4304.
3. Help for parents of special ed students: Receive free parent training on from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Capistrano Unified school board meeting room, 33122 Valle Road in San Juan Capistrano. The presentation, “How to Organize Your Child’s IEP Binder,” is hosted the Special Education Community Advisory Committee. All participants will receive a three-ring binder and instructions to guide them in maintaining their child’s special education records. Adults only please. For additional information regarding this training please contact the CAC at CapoCAC@gmail.com.
4. ARRRRRRRRRRR: It’s dress-like-a-pirate day at Del Obispo Elementary.
5. Happy Halloween! For the adults, Five Vines Wine Bar is offering a Halloween party where they invite you to eat, drink and be scary. The fun is from 7-11 p.m. and includes a costume contest. Rick's Cafe at the Regency is hosting a "Zombie Night," 6 p.m. to "whenever." Includes music, dancing, a costume contest and "blood of the living" cocktails. I'm not sure we want to know what that is!
6. Woo-hoo, say all the kids: It’s a student-free day for Capistrano Unified students.
7. Eco-happenings: The Ecology Center offers a docent-led tour of the center’s historic home, gardens and outdoor learning stations at1 p.m. And it’s free!
For other happenings, check our events calendar.
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