Community Education Committee1-2 p.m. Tuesday Olberg Wellness Center, 2757 Churn Creek, Suite D The Community Education Committee works to promote mental wellness, increase community awareness of mental health and end the stigma surrounding mental illness and substance abuse. The CEC is also instrumental in the development and implementation of the Stand Against Stigma campaign and the Brave Faces Portrait Gallery as well as the planning for mental health month events in May. Meetings are open to the public, and the CEC welcomes input from anyone with something to share.
A Community Celebration Honoring Our Youth9:30 a.m . - 4:30 p.m. Caldwell Park in Redding (between Recreation Center and Aquatic Center) Organized by the Local Indians for Education Center and Shasta Union High School District's Indian Education program, this event will be an honoring and sharing of Native American ways of healthy living with an emphasis on suicide prevention. California Indian traditional dancers from Round Valley, Robinson Rancheria, Tolowa Nation and Quartz Valley will perform, and there will be basket weaving, hide tanning and hand game demonstrations as well as guest speakers.
UnMask Your Talents2 p.m. Saturday Redding Library, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding Reveal your secret identity during our summer talent show for teens. Do you dance, ahve a band, paint? Can you recite poetry, do standup, or sing? Even if you aren't a performer you can demonstrate your hobby. Show us what you can do! To signup contact Teen Services Librarian Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suicide Prevention Work Group2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday Lotus Center, 3290 Bechelli Lane, Redding CA The Shasta County Suicide Prevention Work Group is a local collaboration of public and private agencies and concerned community members focused on reducing the amount of suicides in Shasta County. For information or to join the work group, contact Stacia Pringle at email@example.com.