Get Better Together

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June9
Cree and Shellisa are participants in the CEC's Brave Faces Portrait Gallery project

Community Education Committee

1-2 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.
June14

A Community Celebration Honoring Our Youth

9:30 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.
June20

UnMask Your Talents

2 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 amandaa@shastalibraries.org.
June 23

Suicide Prevention Work Group

2:30-4:30 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 springle@co.shasta.ca.us.

July11

Comic-Con at the Library

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Redding Library, 1100 Parkview Ave. Come to this all-ages event to meet other fans of comics, books, cosplay and more. Fans of all kinds are encouraged to attend in costume and compete in our cosplay contest for most creative, best handmade, best in-character. Ages 13 and under come with a guardian.