Cafe Events

Slashing Sugar & Turning Up Color: A Guide to Smart Snacking
Originally presented March 6, 2018

Time is precious, dollars must be stretched, and kids can be hard to feed, but we’ll show you how snacks can really be easy, affordable, safe AND healthy. Dietician Lauren June and nutrition & fitness enthusiast, Patti Linane, presented an informational and interesting discussion about preschooler’s snacking habits.

Understanding Added Sugars

Presentation Overview

Classroom Snacks

Children's Book: "I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato" by Lauren Child

Is Your Child on Track for Kindergarten?
Originally presented November 10, 2015

An informational session with guest speaker Terri White, Elementary Principal at Harrisburg Christian School. Ms. White discussed how to ensure that your child is prepared academically, socially and emotionally for Kindergarten. 

71 Things Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten

What is Autism and What Does it Mean to Me?
Originally presented on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 

The prevalence of autism has exploded in the last 15 years leaving many to question what it is and why the numbers have dramatically increased.  With the CDC currently reporting that 1 out of 88 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum, parents and grandparents are understandably concerned.  Linda Beck and Laura Romeo shared the latest facts about autism, including: diagnostic criteria, common behaviors, challenges for people on the spectrum and their families, myths, and more. 

Characteristics of Autism Survey

What is Autism Powerpoint Presentation

Linda also discussed her journey to run the 2014 Boston Marathon as a charity runner for the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism. 

The Sneaky Chef ParentCentric Program
Originally presented Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Here are some of the handouts and information shared by Lisa McNair, Certified Health Coach, at the Sneaky Chef program on held in The Café. Find the recipes on our Café Recipes page, listed under "Sneaky Chef Recipes"

10 Tips to Help Your Children Eat Healthier

Sneaky Substitutions

Fill Up On Fiber

Abundant Antioxidants

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