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  • This Calendar of Events includes library-sponsored events and public meetings that are held in library meeting rooms. For information about reserving a library meeting room, please see our Meeting Rooms page.
  • Community meetings are subject to change without notice.
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All Health & Wellness Events on Week 1 Of March (17 events)

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2/25/2013
Monday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Quincie Douglas
Categories:
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

T'ai Chi for Health

An exercise program to improve balance, mobility, relieve pain, increase muscle strnght, improve immune funcion, enhance relaxation and improve mental focus. Class is designed to feel safe, comfortable, fun, inspiring well-being. Can be adapted for different levels of mobility.

Space is limited, please call to register at (520)594-5335 or in person at Quincie Douglas Library.

2/25/2013
Monday
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Meditation for Everyone

In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity. Research has found that meditation is a highly effective way to reduce stress-related conditions, including high blood pressure.

Please join us for a four-part series of meditation classes that will cover the research and benefits of meditation, relaxation activities for calming the body and mind, and a simple meditation technique. By the end of the series, participants should be comfortable with the process of meditation. Instructor Pat Ambrosic has been meditating more than 40 years and teaches free meditation classes in Tucson and Ohio. The meditation is non-sectarian. All programs are free.

Class 3 of 4.

2/26/2013
Tuesday
11:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Study Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Pima Council on Aging

An ambassador will be available to provide information and referral service on issues concerning seniors, such as housing options, transportation, food, mental health, caregiving, social services and legal aid. One-on-one discussion with an ambassador is available on a first-come first-served basis.

2/27/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

Link to this event

Yoga Classes

Start your morning off with a peaceful and energizing yoga class! We recommend wearing loose clothes and bringing a yoga mat. This class meets before the building opens, so please knock to be let in.

2/27/2013
Wednesday
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Martha Cooper
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

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Public Health Nurse Visit

Do you have a health-related question? Do you need to find low cost health care resources in Pima County? Are you wondering what your blood pressure is? Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

3/1/2013
Friday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

Link to this event

Yoga Classes

Start your morning off with a peaceful and energizing yoga class! We recommend wearing loose clothes and bringing a yoga mat. This class meets before the building opens, so please knock to be let in.

3/2/2013
Saturday
8:30am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Categories:
Adults
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Teens

Link to this event

Bookbike Volunteer Orientation

Do you love books and bikes? If so, you can combine these two passions by becoming a volunteer for the Pima County Public Library's Bookbike - a three-wheeled non-motorized bookmobile project!

Please fill out a this volunteer application and bring it with you to the training.

RSVP for this training is required - contact Toby or Karen at 791-4010 or email Tobias.Wehner@pima.gov and Karen.Greene@pima.gov.

3/4/2013
Monday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Quincie Douglas
Categories:
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

T'ai Chi for Health

An exercise program to improve balance, mobility, relieve pain, increase muscle strnght, improve immune funcion, enhance relaxation and improve mental focus. Class is designed to feel safe, comfortable, fun, inspiring well-being. Can be adapted for different levels of mobility.

Space is limited, please call to register at (520)594-5335 or in person at Quincie Douglas Library.

3/4/2013
Monday
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Meditation for Everyone

In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity. Research has found that meditation is a highly effective way to reduce stress-related conditions, including high blood pressure.

Please join us for a four-part series of meditation classes that will cover the research and benefits of meditation, relaxation activities for calming the body and mind, and a simple meditation technique. By the end of the series, participants should be comfortable with the process of meditation. Instructor Pat Ambrosic has been meditating more than 40 years and teaches free meditation classes in Tucson and Ohio. The meditation is non-sectarian. All programs are free.

Class 4 of 4.

3/5/2013
Tuesday
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Health & Wellness
Kids
Teens

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Flight School: Acro Yoga and Creative Movement

Presented by Serena Tang and Andre Newman.
Join us for an introductory AcroYoga workshop to discover a dynamic practice combining partner yoga and acrobatics. Learn the basic principles of circus: balance, coordination and performance.

3/6/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

Link to this event

Yoga Classes

Start your morning off with a peaceful and energizing yoga class! We recommend wearing loose clothes and bringing a yoga mat. This class meets before the building opens, so please knock to be let in.

3/6/2013
Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Woods Memorial
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes

Health & Wellness

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Healthy Living Online

This short, hands-on computer class will help you find resources for health related issues. You will get to explore many recommended health related websites. You will also learn to be wary of inaccurate websites dealing with health topics.

3/7/2013
Thursday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Kirk-Bear Canyon
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Tai Chi for Health – Tai Chi for Arthritis

A six-week exercise program to improve balance, mobility, relieve pain, increase muscle strength, improve immune function, enhance relaxation and improve mental focus. This class is designed to feel safe, comfortable, fun, and inspire well-being.
Presented by Heather Chalon, MPH.

3/7/2013
Thursday
11:15am - 12:15pm
Location:
Kirk-Bear Canyon
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Health & Wellness
Kids
Preschool

Link to this event

Mommy and Me Tai Chi

Safe, comfortable space for Mommy to engage in mind-body exercise to relax, rejuvenate, refresh and have fun while the children participate at their own level (including doing their own thing) in the peaceful space we create. Make new friends while learning how to nuture yourself and then others.
Six week program; presented by Heather Chalon, MPH.

Babies and children of all ages welcome.

3/7/2013
Thursday
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Alzheimer's Caregiver Group

Are you a caregiver to someone who has Alzheimer's? Join us for support, education and discussion.

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