Family Fridays LA 8/31
Welcome to our new weekly segment, Family Fridays LA!
Here to bring you the best of intelligent family resources to enjoy with everyone you love. Suggest your own event in the comments below. Read last week’s Family Fridays LA for more.
Many local libraries have free events that can benefit the whole family. Here are just some of the great branches with their own Twitter accounts or blogs!
Grandparents as Parents
This is a great organization we've followed for a while. Do you have any Hero Grandparents stories?
Whether you're a relative, caregiver, 'Grandfamily' in need of help, or a potential supporter of our cause, you'll find what you're looking for here.
GAP's mission is to provide programs and services that meet the urgent and ongoing needs of grandparents and other relatives raising at-risk children.
Free Family Fun Day at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica
Heard from Santa Monica Rep on Twitter that tomorrow is a full day of fun arts events for families. Food trucks, free ice cream, interactive performances by many in our community! Sounds fun. Sat Sept 1 (11am-3pm) Info.
Interest in Arts Predicts Social Responsibility: Study
Self-Portrait on iPad
A grandmother asked for an iPad to use for art. Here's what she created (hat tip to Be Good LA):
Teaching Digital Responsibility to Kids from Edutopia
And of course, please consider Rome at the End of the Line (Roma el Final de la Via)
Seven-year-olds Emilia and Evangelina—born a few days apart in a small Mexican town–walk together to the train tracks with the child-like hope of boarding it and traveling to Rome. From that moment, their lives are forever tied together.
ROME runs for 90 minutes with no intermission