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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 3 Of October (18 events)

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10/10/2013
Thursday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
3rd floor, Rincon Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

A Public Health Nurse will provide free one-on-one assistance in learning about coverage, benefits and services from Health-E-Arizona and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

No appointment necessary and no telephone reservations will be taken. For more information call the library's Infoline at 791-4010.

10/10/2013
Thursday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Woods Memorial
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Qigong

Presented by A-Long's Kung Fu Academy.
Breathing, stretching and meditation exercises designed to increase overall health and greatly reduce stress.

10/10/2013
Thursday
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Flowing Wells
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

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? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

10/10/2013
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Valencia
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Demystifying Health Care Insurance Coverage: What the new Marketplace offers and how to enroll

This presentation will take a look at the different insurance options available to date in Arizona, how to calculate your eligibility for a subsidy, and where and how to apply.

This applies to people who already have individual health insurance, have no insurance, or get health insurance through work. It does not apply to Medicare recipients. The seminar is free to the public.

The speaker is Alison Hughes, retired faculty from the University of Arizona's College of Public Health, and immediate past chair, and current member of the Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission. The Tucson Urban League, and the Pima County Action Program (PCAP) and Navigator grant partners will be on hand to show people how begin the enrolment process.

10/11/2013
Friday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Woods Memorial
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Science & Nature

Link to this event

Garden Talks

A representative from Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will come and talk on a variety of plant topics.

Topic: Preparing your vegetable garden, plant selection, and getting it in the ground.

10/14/2013
Monday
10:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Valencia
Small Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Community Meeting
Health & Wellness
Spanish/Español

Link to this event

Tomado Control De Su Salud

Un programa para manejar sus enfermedades cronicas. Los talleres se reúnen una vez por semana durante 6 semanas y cada sesión dura 2 horas y media. Disfrute la compañía y el apoyo de otras personas que viven con enfermedades crónicas. Con el Departamento de Salud del Condado Pima.

El espacio es limitado, para más información o para inscribirse llame: Hector Juarez 520-243-7939 o Jennifer Chancay 520-243-7906.

10/14/2013
Monday
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Study room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness
Kids
Teens

Link to this event

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? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

10/15/2013
Tuesday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
3rd floor, Rincon Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

A Public Health Nurse will provide free one-on-one assistance in learning about coverage, benefits and services from Health-E-Arizona and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

No appointment necessary and no telephone reservations will be taken. For more information call the library's Infoline at 791-4010.

10/15/2013
Tuesday
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Woods Memorial
Categories:
Adults
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

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? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

10/15/2013
Tuesday
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Family
Health & Wellness
Teens

Link to this event

Fitness at Oro Valley Library - Stretch and Tone

Exercises will focus on strength, flexibility, coordination, proper body alignment, breath control and overall body awareness. Class set to music. Bring your own mat or towel.
Instructor: Brandon Lyons, ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor

10/16/2013
Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Joyner-Green Valley
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Laughter Yoga Club

Led by certified Laughter Yoga Leader Maurynne "Em" Maxwell.
Laughter Club is open to all adults. Participants gather to practice Laughter Yoga, a form of Mind/Body exercise created to increase the healing effects of laughter in one's life. No yoga mats required--not even a sense of humor! Just the ability to lift one's arms, clap, and indulge in gentle playfulness. Come see what it's all about!
Call 520-594-5295 for more information.

10/16/2013
Wednesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Health & Wellness
Kids

Link to this event

Catch Healthy Habits in Tucson

The CATCH program combats the serious public health problem of obesity by engaging mature adults as mentors to teach healthy lifelong habits to kids in grades K - 5. Each session includes a healthy snack, an interactive nutrition lesson, and fun games and exercises.

10/17/2013
Thursday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
3rd floor, Rincon Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Health-E-Arizona and Health Insurance Marketplace

A Public Health Nurse will provide free one-on-one assistance in learning about coverage, benefits and services from Health-E-Arizona and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

No appointment necessary and no telephone reservations will be taken. For more information call the library's Infoline at 791-4010.

10/17/2013
Thursday
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

Link to this event

Happiness Community Conversations

Beginning the week of October 14, and extending for five weeks, several library branches will be hosting Happiness Community Conversations, open to the public, for youth and adults. These conversations complement the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences 2013 Downtown Lecture Series on Happiness.

Participants in the Happiness Community Conversations are encouraged to attend the UA Happiness Lecture Series, held on five Wednesdays from mid-October to mid-November at the Fox Theatre downtown, but it is not a requirement. The library conversations will include ideas from the lectures and take a creative and community leap forward, encouraging "next steps" for Tucson's residents to take as individual and community members in order to create a happier and more prosperous Tucson.

All the sessions are facilitated by professionals who work with Community Renaissance. For more information about Community Renaissance, contact Anita Fonte at 520-331-5582 or visit the website community-renaissance.com.

During the discussion this summary of the World Happiness Report may be referenced.

This week's topic: Pursuing and Finding Happiness

Suggested Community Conversation Questions:

  • When we pursue something—why are we doing it? What motivates us to pursue happiness?
  • How do we measure happiness? What other ways could we use that we are not now using?
  • Do we expect to attain happiness in our lifetime? Why or why not?

10/17/2013
Thursday
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:
Woods Memorial
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

Link to this event

Demystifying Health Care Insurance Coverage: What the new Marketplace offers and how to enroll

This presentation will take a look at the different insurance options available to date in Arizona, how to calculate your eligibility for a subsidy, and where and how to apply.

This applies to people who already have individual health insurance, have no insurance, or get health insurance through work. It does not apply to Medicare recipients. The seminar is free to the public.

The speaker is Alison Hughes, retired faculty from the University of Arizona's College of Public Health, and immediate past chair, and current member of the Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission. The Tucson Urban League, and the Pima County Action Program (PCAP) and Navigator grant partners will be on hand to show people how begin the enrolment process.

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