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APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

SATURDAY, APRIL 19 - UC DAVIS PICNIC DAY - OPEN HOUSE. Visit the Center for Children's Environmental Health table 9 a.m-3 p.m. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE CHANGED THE LOCATION OF THIS EVENT TO THE FIRST FLOOR OF MEYER HALL, ROOM 1135. Please call 530-754-8157 for more information or visit the Picnic Day Web site at http://picnicday.ucdavis.edu

SATURDAY, APRIL 19 - SONOMA AUTISM WALK http://www.walknowforautism.org   

SUNDAY, APRIL 20 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - SACRAMENTO EARTH DAY at Southside Park at 6th and U Streets in Sacramento, California. Visit the Children's Center booth for free lead testing kits and information on children's health and the environment. Visit http://www.sacramentoearthday.net for more information or call 530-754-8157.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Environmental Awareness Day at Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, California. Visit the Children's Center booth for free lead testing kits and information on children's health and the environment. Call 916-320-2944 for more information.

SATURDAY, MAY 3 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - TOWN HALL MEETING ON AUTISM - UC Davis Medical Center, Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X Street. This forum is free and open to the public. Parents, doctors, nurses and politicians may contribute their ideas about the critical areas of autism research that will be submitted to Congress in July.

The Center for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention is a multi-disciplinary collaborative research organization established to examine how toxic chemicals may influence the development of autism in children.

Editor's note: The original version of this news release indicated that child care would be available at the town hall meeting. Child care, unfortunately, is not available for this event.