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Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

How happy are Tucsonans? Participants in the Happiness Community Conversations were surveyed; you can read the report here to find out.

Upcoming Health & Wellness Events at the Library

Public Health Nurse Visit

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2:15pm - 6:15pm, Woods Memorial

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.

Pima Council on Aging

Tuesday, September 23rd, 11am - 1pm, Oro Valley

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.

Gardening in Small Spaces

Tuesday, September 23rd, 6pm - 7:30pm, Quincie Douglas

Presented by Melissa Mundt from the Community Food Bank
You don't need a lot of space to grow tasty food. Come and learn how to grow your own vegetables and herbs in small places!

Snack Attack!

Wednesday, September 24th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, Woods Memorial

Need a little something after school? Join us for a healthy snack. Permission slip required.

Public Health Nurse Visit

Wednesday, September 24th, 3pm - 5pm, Valencia

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.

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