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Community Empowerment Series kicks off Saturday

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- An educational series that aims to keep kids in St. Johns County safer online and off begins Saturday.

The first session of the Community Empowerment Series will begin at 9 a.m. at the World Golf Village IMAX Theatre.

Stacey Honowitz, who has worked with the Sex Crimes and Child Abuse units of the State Attorney's Office, will be speaking about "Strange Danger: How to Talk to Your Kids About Good Touch and Bad Touch."

Honowitz's interactive talk will cover how to talk to kids about stranger danger, sexual predators and private parts.

Parents, grandparents, counselors and anyone who wants to help keep kids safe is encouraged to attend.

Adult tickets are $20 and children under 10 are free. Session 2 "From Peer Pressure to Bullying to Cyber-Stalking: How to Help Your Child or Teen Survive Today's Social Jungle" will take place on March 9 and Session 3 "Digital Natives Meet the Digital Immigrants: How to Protect Each Other and Have Fun on the Internet!" will take place on April 27.

The series is presented by the St. Johns County Education Foundation and Communities in Schools.

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