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February Info 2011

A Black Tie Affair: International Studies Benefit

McKinley Middle Magnet School

Benefit for Educational Travels

Thursday, February 24th

7pm - 11pm

Lyceum Dean Ballroom

124 Third Street

YELP! Adoption Days

Monday - Friday

10:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday - Sunday

11:00am - 3:00pm


Valentine's Open House

Saturday, February 12th

11:00am - 5:00pm

Oak Lodge Reception Center

2834 S. Sherwood Forest



5th Annual Bridal Spectacular

"Forever and Always"

Sunday, February 20th

1:00pm - 4:00pm

$10 Admission - $15 At the Door


February 12, 2011

Just Girls Conference by YES I CAN Ministries

Saturday, February 19th

8am - 5pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Baton Rouge, La

Festival of Two Rivers, School Benefit

'A Taste of Central'

St Alphonsus Church

Saturday, February 19th

5PM - 8PM

Live Auction at 8pm

February 13, 2011

Clinton's 6th Annual Mardi Gras Parade

Downtown Clinton

Saturday, February 19th at 11 am

Parade begins on Bank St.

Sweet Impressions

17661 Greenwell Springs Rd



February 19, 2011

International Fashion Week

at the Contemporary Art Center-NOLA

February 19th-26th, 2011


ACT Prep Program@ Black Men

Preps for April 9th Act exam

Mondays and Wednesday

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Southern Univ. Campus

Tuesday and Thursday

5:30pm - 7:30pm

LSU campus-Prescott Hall

February 26, 2011

Arts & Crafts Fair

at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church

March 11 and 12, 2011

Baton Rouge, La


February 27, 2011

Milestones For the 1st Year: What to Look For in Children

with Dr. Susan Bankston


Gross Motor

Fine Motor




1 month

Moves head from side to side when on stomach

Strong grip

Stares at hands and fingers

Tracks movement with eyes

2 months

Holds head and neck up briefly while on tummy

Opens and closes hands

Begins to play with fingers

Smiles responsively

3 months

Reaches and grabs at objects

Grips objects in hands


Imitates you when you stick out your tongue

4 months

Pushes up on arms when lying on tummy

Grabs objects -- and gets them!

Laughs out loud

Enjoys play and may cry when playing stops

5 months

Begins to roll over in one or the other direction

Is learning to transfer objects from one hand to the other

Blows "raspberries" (spit bubbles)

Reaches for mommy or daddy and cries if they're out of sight

6 months

Rolls over both ways

Uses hands to "rake" small objects


Recognizes familiar faces --caregivers and friends as well as family

7 months

Moves around --is starting to crawl, scoot, or "army crawl"

Is learning to use thumb and fingers

Babbles in a more complex way

Responds to other people's expressions of emotion

8 months

Sits well without support

Begins to clap hands

Responds to familiar words, looks when you say his name

Plays interactive games like peekaboo

9 months

May try to climb/crawl up stairs

Uses the pincer grasp

Learns object permanence -- that something exists even if he can't see it

Is at the height of stranger anxiety

10 months

Pulls up to stand

Stacks and sorts toys

Waves bye-bye and/or lifts up arms to communicate "up"

Learns to understand cause and effect ("I cry, Mommy comes")

11 months

Cruises, using furniture

Turns pages while you read

Says "mama" or "dada" for either parent

Uses mealtime games (dropping spoon, pushing food away) to test your reaction; expresses food preferences

12 months

Stands unaided and may take first steps

Helps while getting dressed (pushes hands into sleeves)

Says an average of 2-3 words (often "mama" and "dada")

Plays imitative games such as pretending to use the phone

from the American Academy of Pediatrics

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