News Release

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Contact: Rachel Smith, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

June Classes, Programs and Lectures

  • June 7—June 28, Infant Massage Classes. Fee: $40. Noon-1:00 p.m., CHKD Health Center, 850 Southampton Ave., Norfolk. A four-part class for parents with infants (2-weeks-old to crawling) to learn relaxing and soothing techniques to reduce stress, deepen bonding and help baby sleep better.
  • June 8, When Children Lose Control: Helping Your Child Manage Anger. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., CHKD Health Center, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. This presentation offers parents an opportunity to learn how to help children (birth to 6 years) manage their anger and learn self-control.
  • June 12, Safe Sitters Class. Fee: $35. 9a.m.-3:30p.m., CHKD Discovery Care Center, 811 Redgate Ave., Norfolk. An interactive training session for 11- to 14-year-olds who want to learn how to become safe and nurturing babysitters.
  • June 22, Busy Parents, Busy Children. Free. 7-8:30 p.m., General Booth Pediatrics, 2117 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach. Learn why a lifestyle that is too busy can negatively affect your children. Specialists will offer suggestions for easing stress in your family.
  • June 22—Aug. 3, Healthy You Weight Management Program: Youth Class (8- to 11-year-olds). 6:30-8 p.m., each Tuesday, CHKD Health Center, 850 Southampton Ave., Norfolk. An educational program for overweight children and their parents, including an individual assessment and a 7-week “Healthy You” lifestyle series. Call (757) 668-7035 for registration and fee information; tuition assistance available.
  • For additional information or to register for any of the above programs, except the Healthy You program, call (757) 668-7500 or visit Community Outreach.