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TASK’s 2nd Annual FREE Family Fun Day and Resource Fair

Dear Family Day Exhibitors and Sponsors: Thank you for supporting and participating in TASK's 2nd Annual FREE Family Fun Day and Resource Fair, which takes place on Sat., April 27th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa.  As you know, this day is geared towards people with disabilities and their

By |2019-04-15T19:26:18-07:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Golden View week of 4/8-4/9

This week at Golden View, mentors taught the students the meaning of life skills. One particular life skill we focused on this week was patience. Many students were paired up and did great working together. We loved to see their patience and positive teamwork throughout the garden and hear the students reflect on how they

By |2019-04-14T13:20:24-07:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Golden View 3/18-3/22

03/18-03/22 Golden View Summary  This week at Golden View, the students worked on preparation and organization. Throughout the garden, we prepared the planters for more vegetables by adding compost and mulch. The planters are looking great and they’re just about ready to go! Students also worked on adding stepping stones within the garden planters in

By |2019-03-24T08:56:25-07:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Huntington Beach Library Adult Coloring; 3/06

03/06/19 - Huntington Beach Library Adult Coloring (AM) After an eventful week, interns at Life’s Toolbox participated in an adult coloring night held by Huntington Beach Library. The hosts of the event were welcoming and encouraged you to try and any design available. Coloring intricate designs was a simple, yet therapeutic activity that allowed us

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Golden View; 2/25-3/01

02/25-03/01 Golden View Summary (AM) This week the students worked on teamwork. The main activity of the week was dividing into groups, decorating individual name tags, and most importantly deciding on a team name! The students took turns sharing their ideas, voted on their favorite, and decorated their poster together. When the students weren’t decorating

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Low Vision at the VA Hospital; Week of 3/04

This week at Life’s Toolbox, Annette and the interns had a wonderful meeting with the recreation therapists in the Blind Rehabilitation Center of the VA hospital. There, we received a tour of the unit to see how the recreation therapists and other valuable staff members support veterans in learning how to regain life skills and

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Lake View Garden Update 5/28/18

Week of 5/28/2018 This week we started to close down the Lake View garden. We pulled out all of the flower beds on the ground. These boxes contained strawberries and green beans. During the student's lunch, they helped us weed the boxes and then got to take home a strawberry plant from those same boxes.

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Lake View Garden Update 5/14/2018

Spring has sprung! The new plants in the garden are growing wonderfully, but along with all that new growth is also the growth of weeds. There will always be more weeding to do in a garden than planting, but the little hands that help us make it much more enjoyable! This week was state standardized

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Lake View Garden Update 5/7/2018

This week at the Lake View Elementary Garden, we started to clear the grounds for weed cloth. We started with leveling the ground, which was almost like bedrock. We had to soak the ground in order to break through the rocky soil. Next, we prepped the soil for the students to plant vegetables and flowers

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Therapeutic Expressive Arts Summit 4/26-4/29

The Therapeutic Expressive Arts Summit at the Los Angeles Hilton was a very unique and creative event! The conference entailed 4 days of workshops that allowed for psychologists, counselors, therapists and creatives from all over the United States to explore new ways of helping their clients. As volunteers, we were assigned the task of setting

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