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Health Mondays | Eating Healthy on a Budget?

Mon, July 16, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Tips and suggestions on eating healthy while saving money. Eat Clean on a Budget: You will learn helpful tips for buying healthy food items year round while sticking to your budget. Also, come prepared to learn why eating a diet with processed and refined foods actually costs you more in the…

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Teens Cook!

Tue, July 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens entering grades 7-12, please join us for four free, fun-filled afternoons of preparing food and eating together! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the…

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Breaking into the Baking Business for Teens

Wed, July 18, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Love to bake? Do you dream about what it would be like to turn your hobby into a business? Get a taste of the baking business with Ms. Orphialasertrella Adams-Taylor -  founder of Aunt Orphia’s Pound Cake Company - as she shares tips on how to start and maintain a cake company. Have…

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Cooking with Ms. Keisha

Thu, July 19, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Teens are invited to learn how to cook healthy meals and to enjoy their creations! 

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Teens

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, July 20, 2018 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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Still Life Painting with Mike Geno: Donuts

Sat, July 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join fine artist Mike Geno for a hands-on painting and tasting class featuring two of our favorite muses: donuts and coffee from Federal Donuts! Mike will create still life compositions of our culinary models, with an eye towards lighting, rhythm and movement. In a small group setting, you will…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Art Cooking & Nutrition

Health Mondays | Support for Chronic Disease Sufferers

Mon, July 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Reviewing general lifestyle principles that support good health. Support for Chronic Disease Sufferers: In most cases, the development of chronic disease has little to do with genetics and A LOT to do with your daily food and lifestyle choices. There are many ways for you to improve your quality…

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Teens Cook!

Tue, July 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens entering grades 7-12, please join us for four free, fun-filled afternoons of preparing food and eating together! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the…

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Teen Cooking & Sewing

Tue, July 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

One week cooking, one week sewing. We will make healthy snacks and desserts that require no baking.  We will also practice hand-sewing some fun projects.  Each participant will receive a small sewing kit to keep. June 26, July 3, 10 & 24

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Fun with Food!

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Expand your culinary knowledge through hands on experience and then eat the results! Open to kids 12 and younger. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cooking with Ms. Keisha

Thu, July 26, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Teens are invited to learn how to cook healthy meals and to enjoy their creations! 

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Teens

Culinary Literacy

Thu, July 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Culinary Literacy Program for children going into 1st through 4th grades led by nutritionist Nancy Wicker.  Please let us know of any food allergies!   Pre-registration is required, limited to 25 children.    Please call Miss Ann at 215-685-0494 to reserve your…

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Mozzarella Making with Alex Jones

Mon, July 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making mozzarella cheese at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps, you can make your own mozzarella cheeses at home. You will learn about the benefits of grassfed milk and…

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Health Mondays | DIY plant-based milks

Mon, July 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

How to make plant-based milks at home at a fraction of the cost. DIY Plant-Based Milks: Buying plant-based milks at the store can be costly, and can sometimes expose you to ingredients that do not promote good health. Making plant-based milks at home is easy, costs A LOT less, and you have full…

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Teens Cook!

Tue, July 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens entering grades 7-12, please join us for four free, fun-filled afternoons of preparing food and eating together! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

From SNAP to Growing Food for Your Community: Understanding the Farm Bill

Thu, August 2, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Every four years, the federal government reauthorizes the Farm Bill, a multi-part piece of legislation that sets national policy on issues from SNAP, to conservation programs, to beginning farmer training, to crop insurance for farmers. How does it affect you and how can you plug in? This panel…

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Teens Cook!

Tue, August 7, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens entering grades 7-12, please join us for four free, fun-filled afternoons of preparing food and eating together! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the…

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Sun Gold to Green Zebra: Tomatoes with The Farm Cooking School

Tue, August 7, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes! From Sun-Gold to Green Zebra, Rutgers to Big Beef, the region's farms and gardens are bursting with tomatoes. Chefs Ian Knauer and Shelley Wiseman of The Farm Cooking School are bringing their favorite tomato varieties to the Culinary Literacy Center to…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Fun with Food!

Wed, August 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Expand your culinary knowledge through hands on experience and then eat the results! Open to kids 12 and younger. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cooking with Health Partners Plans at Blackwell Regional Library

Wed, August 8, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional 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…

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