With Fall starting this week there are some new things happening in Carlsbad that may interest you, so check them out and have fun!
Coastal Cleanup Day September 25: This Saturday you can show how much you love Carlsbad, enjoy the beautiful Fall weather and feel great about helping keep our city clean. It is the annual Coastal Cleanup day from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Tamarack Beach, and everyone is welcome. This even it always a big hit and it’s a great way to show your children the importance of community support. Bring your own buckets and work gloves. Last year over 174,000 pounds of trash were removed! Snacks will be provided. For more information visit http://www.carlsbadca.gov/about/news/Pages/coastal-cleanup.aspx
Firehouse Open House October 9: Drop on into any of the six city fire stations from 10:00-2:00 say hello!. Get to know your local fire fighters, take a tour of the station, get safety tips, check out the fire engines and equipment and enjoy the fun kids’ activities. It’s a great way for the entire family to thank the men and women who help keep our city safe, and have a great time in the process! For firehouse locations visit http://www.carlsbadca.gov/about/news/Pages/Fire-station-open-house-2010.aspx
City Parenting Program Starts September 28: The City of Carlsbad is offering a 10 week parenting program–called Parent Project– starting September 28. The program is geared toward parents who have children between 11 and 18 who are difficult to control, strong-willed or have listening issues. This award-winning program will take place on Tuesday nights from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and will be held at the Carlsbad Senior Center (799 Pine Avenue). The cost is $25 for a single parent or $35 per couple; active military parents are free. Contact 760-931-2167 for more information or to register.
There will also be a course offered in Spanish during the same time period at Jefferson Elementary School. Contact Jovita Barria, 760-434-9099, for more information or to sign up.