Where/When: St. Lucy’s Church, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: It's a chance for children to learn that differently abled people can adapt and excel. Melendez was born without arms and learned to play guitar with his feet.
How Much: $10. For tickets, contact Lidia at 408-394-8060 or email@example.com.
Where/When: Tiny Tots Baby Boutique, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Why Go: Part of Tiny Tots' Mission College series, this class prepares expectant parents for the first weeks at home. Topics include discussion of postpartum health for mom, integrating your newborn into the family and initiating breastfeeding and techniques to soothe a crying baby.
How Much: $45 per person/$60 per couple. Register here or call 408-855-5160.
Where/When: Tiny Tots Baby Boutique. Saturday, 10-11 a.m. (Diapering 101), 2-3 p.m. (potty training for newborns to age 13 months) and 3:30-4:30 p.m. (13 months and older).
Why Go: Parents whose children aren't quite ready to get off the pot can benefit from Tiny Tots' Diapering 101 workshop, taught by "parent diapering experts." Those whose tykes are ready to move on to "big boy/girl" pants can take advantage of age-specific potty-training workshops.
How Much: All workshops require a $25 deposit that's redeemable at the door.
Where/When: Rock Bottom Brewery, all day Sunday.
Why Go: Show your kids how to help out people in their community who are struggling. The brewpub will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to Jewish Family Services' Project N.O.A.H., whose clients include families and individuals who are in crisis, lower-income families and individuals with ongoing challenges and physically or mentally disabled adults with acute challenges.
How Much: Depends on your tab.
Where/When: Wednesday, Feb. 23, 4-7 p.m., Villa Ragusa.
Why Go: Learn about the businesses in your community and meet local movers and shakers while discovering, via free samples, what's on the menu at Campbell's restaurants. One lucky citizen will take home an Apple iPad, a cutting-edge learning tool if there ever was one.
How Much: Free.