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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

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest: Eat Your Yard-Getting Started with an Edible Landscape

Saturday, October 25th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Joel D Valdez Main

Presented by Jacqueline Soule.
Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book “Fruit and Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest.”

WellWays

Saturday, October 25th, 10am - 12pm, Eckstrom-Columbus

WellWays is the place where your intentions for a better life meet the tools and support that allow it to happen. In this free program you will be introduced to a variety of resources and information on mental, physical and social wellness, along with ways that can help you implement new habits and make changes in your life.

This is a 5-part series and participants are highly encouraged to attend all sessions.
This program is designed for ages 15 and up. Please bring comfortable clothes.
Space is limited. To register, call 520-594-5285, stop by the Eckstrom-Columbus Library, or arrive 20 minutes early.

Session 3 (October 25): Healthy eating and exercise.

Upcoming Sessions:
November 15 - Sleep and social connectedness.
December 6 - Stress management and spiritual wellness.

Seed Library Book Club

Saturday, October 25th, 9am - 10:30am, Community venue

Join the Seed Community in an engaging and casual book discussion.

For more information contact us at Seed.Library@pima.gov.

This month's selection: Sowing Seeds in the Desert by Masanobu Fukuoka.

Public Health Nurse Visit

Monday, October 27th, 11am - 12pm, Mission

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.

Nurse Linda Dingle with the Pima County Health Department will present a free program on Macular Degeneration which is the leading cause of vision loss.

Public Health Nurse Visit

Monday, October 27th, 10am - 12pm, Mission

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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