Covered California Informational Session
Saturday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Are you uninsured? Is your insurance too expensive? Would you like to change your plan? Are you about to lose the plan you already have? We can help! Have a one-on-one session with an advisor from the nonprofit San Diegans for Healthcare Coverage and learn how you may be eligible for Medi-Cal or subsidized private insurance under the Affordable Care Act. It’s not too late to take advantage of government subsidies, and they cover more people than you might think.
Holiday Recorder Concert
Saturday, Dec. 13, 1 to 2 p.m.
Join the San Diego County Recorder Society for a selection of seasonal music. The San Diego County Recorder Society features soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorders playing music both medieval and modern. This free concert is appropriate for the entire family.
Assemblymember Weber’s Mobile Office
Monday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to noon
Connect with Assemblymember Shirley Weber’s staff here in your community, get help with any problems you are having with public agencies, ask questions about legislation and learn about state and local services. Issues that staff can assist with include renter’s and homeowner’s assistance programs, property tax issues, consumer complaints, unemployment and disability insurance. No need to make an appointment; just stop in.
“Ask the Lawyer” Free Legal Clinic
First Tuesday of the month, 6 to 7 p.m.
Join attorney Mark Miller the first Tuesday of every month to talk about your legal issues and learn about your options. No appointment is necessary; just show up with your questions.
Baby Signs Storytime
Second and fourth Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Parents often wonder, “What is my baby thinking?” There is a way to find out: Teaching your baby some basic signs using American Sign Language will fill the gap. Communication is said to be the foundation of a solid relationship; learning to sign with your baby will build that bond early and provide you a bridge from infancy to childhood.
Paws for Reading
Second and fourth Mondays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
New readers can get some valuable practice time with a very non-judgmental certified therapy dog, courtesy of the nonprofit Love on a Leash. Try out those longer words — dogs don’t care if you get them wrong. They just want to hear you read.
Preschool Storytime and Craft
Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. [Note: no Storytime on Jan. 1]
Preschoolers are invited to a storytime, then a fun craft right afterwards!
Sumi-E Art Class
Wednesdays, 2:30 to 5 p.m.
Learn the classical Japanese style of ink and brush.
Fridays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. [Note: no Storytime on Dec. 26]
Storytime designed for toddlers, featuring songs, rhymes, and finger plays.
Yoga for Adults and Teens
Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m.
Are you looking for a workout program that’s easy to learn, requires little or no equipment and soothes your soul while toning your body? If strengthening your cardiovascular system, toning and stretching your muscles and improving your mental fitness are on your to-do list, then yoga is for you.
Yoga for Kids
First and third Mondays, 1 to 2 p.m.
Kids will learn how to calm and quiet themselves, develop strong and healthy bodies and set a foundation for lifelong well-being in a relaxed and fun environment.
Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m.
Join the Zumba craze. Find out what makes this fun workout such a hit. A towel and bottled water are recommended for Zumba sessions.
Fridays, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Zumba Gold is a lower impact version of our Zumba Basic class on Mondays, but just as fun. The moves have been carefully designed to be easy to follow by participants of any size or age.
Third Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Call the library at 858-573-5007 for more information on the latest book.
Mission Valley Library will be closed Christmas Day (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) but will be one of eight branches open Dec. 26 – 30 during regularly scheduled hours and Dec. 31 from 11;30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Regular hours resume Jan. 2, 2015.