Seeking local kid-friendly spots
The Bulletin’s Family section is putting together a guide to the best kid-friendly restaurants in Central Oregon. Do you have a favorite spot? Please let us know your pick and why you love it. Email the information, including the name of the restaurant and why it’s great for kids, to email@example.com.
Tell us your favorites by 5 p.m. Oct. 5. The information will appear in an upcoming edition of the Family section.
Questions? Contact Alandra Johnson at 541-255-9112.
Parenting classes on tap
The Family Resource Center of Central Oregon has two parenting classes set this fall in Bend.
Make Parenting a Pleasure is aimed at parents with children age birth to 8. Topics include how to handle challenging behavior, learning a positive approach to discipline and communication with kids. The class will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 2 to Dec. 4 at the Deschutes Children’s Foundation Eastside Campus, 2125 N.E. Daggett Lane, Bend. It’s free and includes a light dinner and childcare for kids 9 and younger.
Parenting Now! is a class for parents with children age birth to 6. It focuses on establishing family routines, handling challenging behavior, problem solving and positive approaches to discipline. The class will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 2 to Nov. 6 at the Alyce Hatch Center, 1406 N.W. Juniper St., Bend. Cost is $25 per family and it includes a light dinner and child care. Scholarships are available.
To register for either class, contact the Family Resource Center at 541-389-5468 or www.frconline.org.
— Alandra Johnson