Community Activities & Events

Welcome to the PSN Calendar of Community Activities and Events! Listed below are numerous educational, collaborative and emotional support opportunities for parents, caregivers and community members brought to you by PSN and its community partners.


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SN Community Collaborative Meeting (Public Welcome!)
Are you interested in reducing youth mental health stigma and supporting youth voice? Please join us for our next meeting where you will have the opportunity meet and hear from members in our community who have the same interest. Please sign-up for our newsletter to hear about upcoming meetings.

NAMIWalks Santa Clara County-Silicon Valley
September 23, 2017
Walk begins at 10:30 am
Check-in begins at 8:30 am
Arena Green West, San Jose
Every journey begins with that first step! Through NAMIWalks’ public display of support for people with mental health challenges, we are changing how Americans view mental illness. Please join us as we improve lives and our communities one step at a time. Click here for more information or to register.

Palo Alto Community Health Fair
September 23, 2017
9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Palo Alto City Hall & King’s Plaza
This free event is open to all ages and offers information on health, fitness, and nutrition in a fun, fair atmosphere. The event features a speakers series, health screenings, group exercise classes, interactive booths, a scavenger hunt, prizes, and much more.

Kara Walk ‘n’ Run to Remember
October 14, 2017
10:00 am
Mitchell Park, Palo Alto
This unique event is an expressive opportunity for individuals, families, organizations, and businesses to honor and remember someone who has died, to support grieving friends or family members, and to help Kara sustain its services.  Click here for more information.

Out of the Darkness South Bay Walk
October 22, 2017
Check-in/Registration begins at 8:00 am
Walk begins at 9:30 am
Walk ends at 1:00 pm
Arena Green West, San Jose
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to iinvest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.  For more information, contact James Purvis at SouthBayWalk2017@gmail.com or (408) 206-0862.  Click here to register.

City of Palo Alto Library Parent Ed Series
Co-sponsored with Parents Place
Rinconada Library Embarcadero Room
1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

Get help navigating parenthood! Meets the first Thursday of every month and covers tough topics such as discipline, manners, and preparing for different life stages. Registration required.

A Heart to Heart Seminar: For Boys Only
Sponsored by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH)
Multiple dates in various locations
“For Boys” is for boys, 10-12 years of age, and their dads or other adult male resource person. Each class includes discussions on body changes to expect during puberty, myths vs. facts, what boys should know about girls, sexuality and sexual reproduction.

A Heart to Heart Seminar: For Girls Only
Sponsored by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH)
Multiple dates in various locations
“For Girls Only” is for girls, 10-12 years of age, and their moms or other adult resource person. Each class includes discussions on body changes to expect during puberty, myths vs. facts, what boys should know about girls, sexuality and sexual reproduction.

Parent Chat
Sponsored by SELPA ! CAC
2nd Tues of each month, 7-8:30pm
13 S. San Antonio Rd., Orchard Room, Los Altos
Drop-in, No Registration Required
Parent Chat is for parents/caregivers of teens and young adults who may have behavioral, emotional or mental health issues.  Download Selpa 1 CAC’s Fall Newsletter.