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July 2019

Stranger Danger Educational Workshop

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeland Public Library Main, 100 Lake Morton Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801
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Please arrive at 1:50 p.m to participate. We will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. The STRANGER DANGER event is done in a fun, interactive way. Polk County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Specialist explains to the children what a stranger is, how to avoid them, and what to do if they are verbally or physically confronted by a stranger. Parents are involved throughout the whole event. Children also learn what to do if they get lost in busy places like amusement…

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Internet Safety for Youth Workshop

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeland Public Library Main, 100 Lake Morton Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801
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Free

Internet Safety for Youth is an educational program provided to kids, tweens, and teens in a format which highlights the online dangers they face. Tips on safely surfing the web, using social media, and avoiding "strangers" online are discussed. This event will be free to the public and is targeted for upper elementary, middle school, high school aged youth, caregivers and parents. For questions or to sign in you can call Cristina Marchand at 863.413.2708 or via email at nmperaza@peacerivercenter.org.

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Women’s Basic Self Defense Class

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeland Public Library Main, 100 Lake Morton Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801
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The class is free of charge and for ladies 13 years and older. Those under 18 will need a parent present to sign a waiver at the start of class. Each class is approximately one hour long unless more than 30 women attend. The class consists of a lecture (approximately 15 minutes) and hands-on techniques (approximately 45 minutes). Attendees will demonstrate all of the techniques on a body opponent bag (B.O.B.) which we will supply. Wear comfy clothes! If you…

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