Get Organized! First 5 LA’s 2018 Parenting Calendar

Nothing beats a little planning for making the most out of the New Year. This calendar, which will continue to develop and grow on the First 5 LA Parenting site, will identify important things for parents to do throughout the year.

January: If you are seeking child care this year, learn more now! Connect to your local Child Care Resource and Referral (R&R) Agency via the L.A. County R&R Consumer Education Line at 1-888-922-4453.

January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February: Preschool enrollment starts. Go to achieve.lausd.net/Page/501 for more information.

February 19: Presidents’ Day

March 11: Daylight Saving Time begins. Check your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector and change the batteries.

March 26–30: Spring Recess (LAUSD)

April 2: Cesar Chavez’s birthday observed

April 22: Earth Day! Join an L.A. River cleanup event. For more information, visit folar.org/action/.

May: Los Angeles Unified School District K–12 Open Enrollment application period begins. Visit apply.lausd.net/.

May 28: Memorial Day

June 1: Summer swim lesson sign-ups begin. Visit bit.ly/2l8bymk

June 7: Last day of school, LAUSD Schools

July: Children ages 4–6 need immunizations to attend school in L.A. County, so now is the time to be sure you are up to date. To learn more, visit shotsforschool.org/k-12/.

August: Check with your local police department to get a Safety ID card (and other services, such as fingerprinting) that can help protect your child.

August 15: First day of school, LAUSD Schools

September: National Preparedness Month! Be sure to have an emergency kit ready in your home. Visit ready.gov.

September 3: Labor Day

October: LAUSD School Choice Programs Enrollment opens. Visit apply.lausd.net.

October 31: Halloween

November 4: Daylight Saving Time ends. Check your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector and change the batteries.

November 24: Thanksgiving

December 18: Start of LAUSD Holiday Break

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