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All Health & Wellness Events on Week 3 Of April (13 events)

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4/11/2013
Thursday
10:00am
Location:
Salazar-Ajo
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Health & Wellness

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Healthy You: Carbs: Friend or Foe?

Say yes or no to carbs? Carbs are a necessary part of a balanced diet: this course will help you learn how to eat the right types in the right portions.
Program will be conducted by Desert Senita Community Health Center personnel.

4/11/2013
Thursday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Kirk-Bear Canyon
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

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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.

4/11/2013
Thursday
11:15am - 12:15pm
Location:
Kirk-Bear Canyon
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Health & Wellness
Kids
Preschool

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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.

4/11/2013
Thursday
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Mission
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

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Tao Yoga for Renewal, Rejuvenation, Vitality and Inner Peace

A mind-body exercise program integrating natural breath, slow inner movement and peaceful mental focus. May promote strong, stable pelvic region, prevent or reverse back issues, improve digestion, tone and revive skin and more. Seated, floor postures designed for pleasure, joy, community of well-being.

Presented by Heather Chalon, MPH. Please, call to register at 520-594-5325.

4/12/2013
Friday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

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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.

4/15/2013
Monday
10:00am - 3:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Jácome Plaza
Categories:
Adults
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness

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Spring Seed Packing and Story Sharing with SeedBroadcast

Join us in celebrating spring, seeds and our growing community on the Main Library's Jácome Plaza, downtown.

Very special guests from SeedBroadcast will be sharing the day with us. Drop-in and help us prep seeds for spring and summer planting, make seed balls, share stories of your gardening adventures, or take a tour of SeedBroadcast's mobile seed broadcasting station (seedbroadcast.org/). We'll be out on the plaza from 10-3, drop-in anytime. Seed you there!

4/15/2013
Monday
10:00am - 8:00pm
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Family
Health & Wellness
Kids
Science & Nature

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Desert Scavenger Hunt

It's fun and easy! Here's how it works: Pick up your Scavenger Hunt Passport at the Dusenberry-River Library service desk. Then take your family to Sabino Canyon and hunt for specific plants, animals, and other items listed in the passport. Bring your completed passport back to the library to claim your free book by April 30.

Complete the scavenger hunt anytime from April 15 to April 30.

Free parking at Sabino Canyon only on Sunday, April 21 when you display your library card on your dashboard!

4/16/2013
Tuesday
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Small Meeting Room
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? A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.

4/16/2013
Tuesday
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness

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National Landscape Architecture Month

Presented in collaboration with the Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. This year's theme is Designing for Your Health and Well-Being.

"Streets as Public Spaces," presented by Living Streets Alliance Executive Director Emily Yetman, MLA.

4/17/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

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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.

4/17/2013
Wednesday
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Flowing Wells
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Arts & Crafts
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness

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Family Fun Green Gardening Night

Come to Flowing Wells Family Fun Green Gardening Night! A representative from the Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions, discuss beginning seed saving, and summer fruits and vegetables. Children will have a chance to bring home paper pots with seeds to get started on gardening! Free. No registration required.

4/18/2013
Thursday
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

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Alzheimer's Caregiver Group

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

4/18/2013
Thursday
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Quincie Douglas
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Health & Wellness

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Run Your First 5K or Half Marathon

Presented by Michael Petersen.
Want to get into shape, lose weight and be amazing? Learn training strategies and mistakes to avoid, plus take home a training plan to go from the couch to a 5K or half-marathon!

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