BURLEY, Idaho (News Release) – South Central Public Health District’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program is planning to host a free “Bridging the Gap” informative dinner for parents in the Mini-Cassia area from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on April 27 at the Burley Inn and Convention Center.

Bridging the Gap dinners are for parents with children in grades 6-8, designed to give parents the tools they need to begin the conversation about sexuality, teen pregnancy and other sensitive issues. Topics covered during the dinner will include tips and strategies for starting the conversation with pre-teens and teens and social pressures today’s teens are facing with friends, school and social media. Couples are encouraged to attend together.

The dinner is a free, three-course catered meal, but an RSVP is required due to limited seating. For more information or to reserve a seat, call Adria Masoner at 678-822.

 The dinner is sponsored by the Department of Health and Welfare’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program in the Division of Public Health. For more information, visit www.idahoteenpregnancy.com