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Yoga for adults!

Thu, April 26, 2018 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, April 27, 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…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, April 27, 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

Yoga

Mon, April 30, 2018 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. 

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Tai Chi

Tue, May 1, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor before participating.  This free, 6-week program is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Spring into Home Cooking

Tue, May 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Make this season’s vegetables the all-stars at your table this spring. Join chef Chris Paul and nutritionist Leigh-Ann Charles-Paul to learn the how and why of using fresh ingredients grown in and around Philadelphia.  Spring dishes welcome sweetness and crunch using root vegetables…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, May 2, 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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Cooking with Health Partners Plans

Wed, May 2, 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

Yoga for adults!

Thu, May 3, 2018 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.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, May 4, 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

Meatless Mondays

Mon, May 7, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class! All levels of experience welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

From the Heart: Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Mon, May 7, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us to learn how to transform the ordinary fruits and vegetables that are readily available this time of year into a celebration dinner for you and your loved ones. Our menu includes Mixed Greens and Citrus Salad and a Sweet and Satisfying Vegetable Stew, prepared with…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cooking for the Family Gathering

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

Feeding our extended families during gatherings and celebrations can be fun! Join chef Donnell Jones-Craven as he shows participants how effortless it can be to make popular dishes such as eggplant parmigiana and hearty chili. Learn more about how to scale up recipes for large groups while…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Tai Chi

Tue, May 8, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  Those with medical conditions should check with their doctor before participating.  This free, 6-week program is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Pantry Basics: Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Wed, May 9, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Start the season with a well-stocked pantry! Led by Cooking Alchemy’s Nutritionist and Chef Educator, Elizabette Andrade, the Pantry Basics class lays the foundation for creating more nutritious home meals. Come learn about kitchen essentials that will free up time to create more and shop…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Zumba Class

Wed, May 9, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for our fun and invigorating Zumba classes. All fitness levels are welcome. ' Sponsored by the Friends of the Wynnefield Library

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Zumba

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, May 9, 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, May 11, 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

Storytime Yoga for Preschoolers

Sat, May 12, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Beth Heed from Oak and Acorn Wellness will host a class filled with stories, yoga and fun for 2- to 5-year-olds. Move, play and explore your body in creative ways as we read stories!  No prior yoga experience is necessary, but bring a mat if possible.  Free.  For more information,…

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OVERDOSE AWARENESS & REVERSAL TRAINING

Mon, May 14, 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!

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