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La Leche League Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

June 23, 1996

La Leche League International--celebrating its 40th anniversary--plans to hold its Western Division Conference at the Anaheim Hilton and Towers in August. Workshops on breast-feeding and parenting will be open to the public Aug. 1-4. Call (800) 828-CONF for details about the registration and workshop fees.



* The Newport Beach Public Library launches "Cool Summer Reading." The program for toddlers and kindergartners includes a Read-to-Me Club and the Readers' Club. Free. Continues through Aug. 17. Call (714) 717-3801 for locations and times.


* A lecture series on discipline and parenting skills will tackle "A Toddler's Revenge." 7:30-9 p.m. Free. Childrens Hospital of Orange County, 455 S. Main St., Orange. Registration required: (714) 532-8887 .


* Children 2-6 and their parents are invited to a "Teddy Bear Picnic" at Mrs. Nelson's Toy & Book Shop, 1030 Bonita Ave., La Verne. 9-11 a.m. $7 per child includes lunch and crafts. Bring along a blanket and that favorite teddy bear. Registration: (909) 599-4558.


* Girls 10-15 and their mothers are invited to a "Mother / Daughter Workshop: A Time to Grow." 6-8 p.m. Free. Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, 333 N. Prairie Ave., Inglewood; (800) 356-2824.


* There will be "Dragon Magic" in the Children's Room at Glendale Public Library. A magician will entertain children 4 and older. 2-3 p.m. Free. 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale; (818) 548-2035.


* Family Day at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will include a performance of "Dances of the Chinese Faeries," 12:30-1:15 p.m. Children 5-12 may join a workshop to create a miniature garden and build a Chinese kite. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. $6 adults, $4 seniors and students, $1 children 6-17, free for kids 5 and younger and museum members; (213) 857-6175 .


* Fred Sands Realtors and the Riviera Country Club will sponsor the 19th Annual Palisades-Will Rogers 5 / 10K Run to benefit the Optimists Club youth charities. The run starts at 8:15 a.m. at the Pacific Palisades Recreation Center. Afterward there will be a Kids' Fun Run. Early registration deadline is June 27 with a fee of $15 including a commemorative T-shirt or $10 without. Registration is the day of the race from 6:30-8 a.m. Entry fee: $20 with T-shirt gift and $15 without. Call (310) 573-1362 or (310) 459-2766 for details.


* The Autry Museum of Western Heritage will teach kids how to make Wild West Secret Decoders. Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. Admission fee includes activities: $7.50 adults, $3 ages 2-12.

* This family roundup appears on Sundays. Items to be considered should be mailed 3 1/2 weeks before the event to Candace A. Wedlan, The Family File, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, CA. 90053. Fax: (213) 237-4712.

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