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Community Connects Program

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In 2018 Shasta Public Libraries Community Connects Program will offer monthly talks to connect with the how to and who on community topics and resources:

  • Friday, January 12, 2018 from 12-1 p.m.: Alcohol Affects – An Intoxiclock® presentation designed to bring awareness and understanding of the effects drinking and then driving. This is an interactive demonstration that engages the audience in a real-time illustration on a person’s Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) and the effects on driving.
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 10-11:30 a.m.: Choose Your Plate – Want to kick-start 2018 by making fresh and healthy meal choices?  Join Registered Dietitian, Mary Messier and find out how small changes can help you reach your goals for eating healthy in the New Year. Come enjoy samples of Tuna Apple Salad and receive free recipes.
  • Friday, March 9, 2018 from 10-11:30 a.m.: Learn the Law: Marijuana – Legal marijuana doesn’t mean there aren’t rules. Learn what Proposition 64 allows, and what it means for you and your community. We will also discuss health implications for marijuana, and why it’s still a bad idea for teens.
  • Friday, April 6, 2018 from 10:30 a.m.-Noon: Family Cooking – Join UC Cal Fresh Nutrition Educator to learn ways to make meal time more fun! Discover how adults and children can work together to prepare and enjoy healthy meals. All ages are welcome to participate in this hands on workshop.
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 10-11 a.m.: Plan for the Future – Learn more about an Advance Health Care Directive (AHCD) and the steps you can take to ensure your health care values and your instructions are known. These steps will provide your loved ones peace of mind by helping them understand your desires and give them confidence that any medical decisions made for you will follow your wishes.
  • Friday, June 15, 2018 from 10-11:30 a.m.: Redding Area Bus Athority (RABA) – RABA will discuss both the transit and paratransit services they provide, including how to plan your trip, and what to expect while riding.  Maps and paratransit applications will be available, and any questions you may have will be answered.

In 2018, you can also expect the grand opening of the, newly expanded, Create It! Space with its virtual reality gear, 3D printers, and more.

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