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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

Free Blood Pressure Checks

Monday, July 28th, 11am - 12pm, Mission

Join us for blood pressure checks, education and tips! Program will be conducted by Linda Dingle, Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department and a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Flight School: Acro Yoga and Creative Movement

Wednesday, July 30th, 1pm - 3pm, Quincie Douglas

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.

Calming the Family Storm

Thursday, July 31st, 6pm - 8pm, Valencia

Anger Management for Moms, Dads, and All the Kids. Discover strategies for handling anger, creating change that will result in less anger and more effective expression of anger for a happier and more harmonious family, and for teaching kids how to handle their anger. Pre-Registration required 520-321-1500. Facilitated by The Parent Connection. This is not a library sponsored event, date and time subject to change without notice.


Saturday, August 2nd, 2pm - 3pm, Caviglia-Arivaca

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

Wellness on the Web

Monday, August 4th, 10am - 12pm, Oro Valley

Learn about online resources for health-related topics. Explore recommended websites and get reliable, useful information.

Session 1 of 2. To register, call 520-594-5580 starting Monday, July 21.

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