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Cookbook Club

Sat, February 16, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Senior Strength Training

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

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Mindful Breathing for Kids

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Breath in.... and then out.... Learn some tools to navigate and process the emotions and stresses you might feel throughout your day.  We'll practice minful breathing techniques together.  For school-age kids.

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Kids Yoga

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Children are invited to practice yoga with us through exciting activities like yoga stories, yoga songs, yoga games, yoga adventures, hands-on mindfulness activities, guided meditation, and more. Have fun, build strength and learn relaxation techniques at this hour-long yoga class for…

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Open Climb

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall…

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Mindful Breathing for Kids

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Mindfulness involves the use of simple breathing techniques to manage  everyday challenges, which can affect people of all ages. Children aged 7-12 are welcome to participate in this fascinating, 30 minute, three-part series.

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Urban Medicine Cabinet

Wed, February 20, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

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Yoga

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

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Mobile CPR Project

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Join The Mobile CPR Project for a hands on CPR class.  Learning CPR can keep you and your family safe. Most of the time when someone experiences a cardiac arrest, it is in their home. If your family member experiences a cardiac arrest the best thing you can do is perform CPR, it can save…

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Get HYPE: Apple Jawnies

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

"Healthy You, Positive Energy" - If you love to cook (or love to eat), learn about science and nutrition through cooking with us. This month, we're making Apple Jawnies. Teen and tweens are welcome at this event. 

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Yoga for adults!

Thu, February 21, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, February 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

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Yoga for Beginners

Sat, February 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Whether you are seeking health, joy, peace, love, success in the world or inner exploration, these simple techniques are designed to help you cut through the struggle and walk through life with ease.  This program is presented by the Isha Foundation,  is designed for ages 7 and up and…

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Open Climb

Mon, February 25, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Kids’ Yoga Class

Mon, February 25, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the wonderful benefits of yoga including grounding, self-expression, balance and flexibility. Class is centered around…

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PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

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Yoga

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Monday night yoga for all levels with certified instructor. Adults and teens of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Please, bring your own mat.  New participants will be asked to sign a waiver. 

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Senior Strength Training

Tue, February 26, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Health

Mindful Breathing for Kids

Tue, February 26, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Breath in.... and then out.... Learn some tools to navigate and process the emotions and stresses you might feel throughout your day.  We'll practice minful breathing techniques together.  For school-age kids.

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Urban Medicine Cabinet

Tue, February 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health
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