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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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Yoga for Kids

Fri, July 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Learn proven techniques to relax your mind and body and to help you attain physical fitness.  

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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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Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, July 25, 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…

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Medicine Making in a Changing Ecosystem: A Hands-On Workshop

Wed, July 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Humans have been intentionally and inadvertently moving plants around the world for thousands of years. In this hands-on workshop, led by Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary, we'll explore the concept of "invasive species" and use some of Philadelphia's invasive plants to make…

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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…

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Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, August 1, 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…

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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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Yoga for Kids

Fri, August 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Learn proven techniques to relax your mind and body and to help you attain physical fitness.  

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Health Programs Summer Reading Yoga Health

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…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, August 8, 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…

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Making a Medley: Family Cooking from Haiqal's Garden

Sat, August 11, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Local farmers, Hani White and Syarif Syaifulloh, will work with fresh herbs and vegetables from their South Philly harvests. Together, participants will make gado gado, a delicious and nutrient-dense salad from Indonesia that features late summer crops. This family-friendly class welcomes…

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Cookbook Club

Sat, August 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On August 11, we will be preparing recipes from Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen by…

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Red Cross Blood Drive

Wed, August 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

There is a critical need for blood donations in the region.  Can you help? The event will  run from 2:00 until 7:00 pm.  Appointments are required.  You can register by calling the Red Cross (1-800-RED-CROSS), online (www.redcrossblood.org,  code COLEMAN), or in person…

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Monthly Family Health Fairs

Wed, September 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us at the South Philadelphia Library for a family-friendly health fair, including snacks and a nutrition lesson with Matthew Whipple, RD. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about health resources for your family from local organizations, get a lesson in hands-only CPR…

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Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, September 5, 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…

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Cookbook Club

Sat, September 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On September 8, we will be preparing recipes from Cravings by Chrissy Teigen…

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Meatless Monday Make and Take

Mon, September 10, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. Bring home a delicious plant-based meal. All levels of experience welcome.

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