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Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, May 29, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Food Trust for a series of free healthy cooking workshops that includes: Low-cost Cooking Ideas Nutrition Tips Food Tastings Giveaways For more information and to register, please contact: Chalise Saunders | csaunders@thefoodtrust.org Funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Wii Wednesdays!

Wed, May 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Learn new steps, play Just Dance or Dance Dance Revolution on the Wii, and get encouraged to get moving. Our focus is on positive energy, exercise, and healthy choices!  For teens and school-aged children.

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Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

Adult Health Programs Health

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, June 1, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods while providing them the tools they need to adopt this traditional way of eating…

Adult Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Health & Fitness Health

What Makes our Community Healthy?

Sat, June 2, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

You are invited to be a part of our live audience on June 2.  Guests include local chefs, healers, musicians, and youth! A collaboration between the Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and PhillyCAM. 

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Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, June 5, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Food Trust for a series of free healthy cooking workshops that includes: Low-cost Cooking Ideas Nutrition Tips Food Tastings Giveaways For more information and to register, please contact: Chalise Saunders | csaunders@thefoodtrust.org Funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Kids Can Cook!

Tue, June 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Mobile Cooking Teacher Keisha Prosser will guide us through constructing a simple, delicious family meal - from start to finish.  Learn about healthy cooking and food safety, and taste what you helped create!  This program is for school-age children. Ms. Prosser is ServSafe certified.

School Age Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition

Child Wellness and Immunizations 101 for Refugee and Immigrant Communities

Wed, June 6, 2018 1:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Participants of this FREE seminar will learn about: · Making and keeping an appointment for your child in the U.S. health care system · When to bring your child to your primary care provider, the emergency room, or an urgent care center · Home visiting programs (including…

Adult Health Programs Health

Cooking with Health Partners Plans

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Cooking with Health Partners Plans is a free program from Health Partners Plans, where you can learn how to make healthy and delicious meals. Join us for a hands-on take on how to create accessible dishes that increase fruit and vegetable intake affordably. Participants will work with chef Hugo…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Bill Clinton & James Patterson | The President Is Missing

Wed, June 6, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Irvine Auditorium | University of Pennsylvania | 3401 Spruce St. | Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cost: $50 Orchestra, $40 Mezzanine, $35 Balcony

EVENT SOLD OUT! In conversation with Lee Child, No. 1 internationally best selling author of the Jack Reacher novels. Please join President Bill Clinton and the world’s bestselling author James Patterson as they discuss their forthcoming novel, The President Is Missing , offering candid…

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Immigrant Resources Fair

Sat, June 9, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Are you an immigrant to the United States? Would you like to learn about free resources available to you? Learn about English classes, citizenship, employment, housing, health, business assistance and more 10:00am – 1:00pm! Exhibitors: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, City of…

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OVERDOSE AWARENESS & REVERSAL TRAINING

Mon, June 11, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

FREE training on how to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose using naloxone presented by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. To register please go to  overdose.prevention@phila.gov. Walk-ins are welcome!

Adult Health Programs Health

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, June 12, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Food Trust for a series of free healthy cooking workshops that includes: Low-cost Cooking Ideas Nutrition Tips Food Tastings Giveaways For more information and to register, please contact: Chalise Saunders | csaunders@thefoodtrust.org Funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Loneliness as a Public Health Problem

Wed, June 13, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Philadelphia Clinical Psychologist Dr. Cindy Baum-Baicker draws on the most recent research available and decades of professional experience to provide a portrait of loneliness in America today with an emphasis on older adults. Montgomery Auditorium

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Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, June 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

Adult Health Programs Health

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, June 14, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, June 19, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Food Trust for a series of free healthy cooking workshops that includes: Low-cost Cooking Ideas Nutrition Tips Food Tastings Giveaways For more information and to register, please contact: Chalise Saunders | csaunders@thefoodtrust.org Funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, June 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

Adult Health Programs Health

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, June 21, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Health Mondays | Jams & Summer Salsas

Mon, June 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Chef Dolores will demonstrate how to take advantage of the seasonal fresh bounty using summer fruits & vegetables to create mouthwatering Jams and Salsa in this cooking workshop.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health
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