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NEWS RELEASE

JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA

July 26, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HEALTH CARE EVENT!

FREE PARENTING CLASSES OFFERED AT TWO JPLIBRARIES

METAIRIE, LA – The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital New Orleans will provide two separate series of parenting classes – one on the East Bank and one on the West Bank – this autumn.

This class helps parents and grandparents with the ordinary challenges of raising children. The staff of patient educators come from a variety of backgrounds to help families grow from birth through adolescence.

Each class in each series is free of charge an open to the public. There is no registration.

The classes on the West Bank will occur at the Jane Chatelain O’Brien Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, at the following times and dates.

  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22 – Changing Behaviors – three to five years old.
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20 – Food Right (Picky Eaters)
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10 – Changing Behaviors – six to eight years old.

The classes on the East Bank will occur at the North Kenner Library, 630 W. Esplanade, Kenner, at the following times and dates.

  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29 – Changing Behaviors – three to five years old.
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27 – Food Right (Picky Eaters)
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3 – Changing Behaviors – six to eight years old.

For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or wcsmith@jplibrary.net.

In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Jefferson Parish shall not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. Library patrons that require auxiliary aids or devices or other reasonable accommodation under the ADA should submit requests to the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours in advance or as soon as possible. A 72-hour notice is needed to request Certified ASL interpreters. ADA Coordinator / Office of Citizens with Disabilities, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 210 Jefferson, LA 70123; (504) 736-6086, ADA@jeffparish.net.

The Jefferson Parish Library system consists of 16 locations that stretch from the Lakeshore Branch on the edge of Lake Pontchartrain to the Grand Isle Branch just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico. The library system consists of two large regional libraries and seven branches on each side of the Mississippi River. The East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie) serves as library headquarters. For more information, contact the library at (504) 838-1100 or www.jefferson.lib.la.us.

For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.jeffparish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.

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Jefferson Parish Public Information Office

1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002

Jefferson, LA 70123

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