Variety of parenting workshops offered in Palo Alto

At 10 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 27, "The Terrific Twos and You" is offered. The program runs through Nov. 15 and costs $160 for eight sessions, plus $80 for eight sessions of play care.

At 10 a.m. Mondays beginning Sept. 25, "Boogie to the Beat," a program for children ages 1 to 5 years is offered. The program is ongoing and costs $15 per session. Payment is required for at least four sessions.

At 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 26, a conflict-management skills course for parents of children ages 3 to 5 years is offered. The program runs through Oct. 10 and costs $20 per session.

At 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 20, "Raising Daughters," a workshop for parents of girls ages 5 to 8. The program runs through Oct. 4 and costs $60 for the three sessions.

A "Drop-In Center" for parents and children from newborns to 5 years currently meets at 1 p.m. Mondays, 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m Fridays. This program provides the opportunity for parents to meet each other while the children enjoy the playroom. The cost is $10 per session or $25 for three sessions. This program will not be offered Monday because of Labor Day.

All groups and workshops are held at Peninsula Parents Place, 410 Sherman Ave., Palo Alto. To register, call (650) 688-3040.