OSU Extension of Summit County presents a free eight-week nutrition series starting Tuesday, Jan. 10, teaching families how to make healthy, budget-friendly meals. Free food samples, & gift incl.
Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.434.8726.
Odom Blvd. Branch Library and the Ohio State University Extension of Summit County will present a free "Healthy Families" workshop series at the Library starting Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 pm. The nutrition series will teach families how to make tasty and healthy food, stretch their food budget, and increase their activity levels. Each session will include a food sampling, a gift, and a short physical activity.
As part of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), the "Healthy Families" workshop will also focus on helping participants find inspiration to increase their physical activity levels. Donna Greene from OSU Extension will share simple ways for families to get moving and enjoy being active together.
Registration is required and includes all eight sessions. The series will finish on Feb.28, and participants who attend at least six of the eight sessions will receive a certificate of completion. To register or learn more, stop by or call the Odom Blvd. Branch at 330.434.8726 or visit akronlibrary.org.
Check out these books:
"100 Days of Real Food on a Budget"
"At Home With Natalie: Simple Recipes for Healthy Living From My Family's Kitchen To Yours"
AGE GROUP: | Tween | Teen | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Food & Cooking | Exercise & Wellness |
TAGS: | Food Resources | Food Equity | Food Education | Food & Cooking | Adult Program | Adult Event | Activities for Adults |
|Mon, Mar 20||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||12:00PM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||Closed|
Local artist Woodrow Nash created two murals for the Odom Boulevard Branch Library, celebrating the lives and ideas of African-American leaders and pioneers—Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, Helen Arnold, Ed Davis, Shirla McClain, Martin Chapman, Horace Stewart, and Vernon Odom. Odom Boulevard Branch Library's extensive collection of African-American fiction, non-fiction, gospel music, and more also celebrates the contribution of African-American writers and artists. Additionally, the shelves of the branch contain a large collection of religious and spiritual titles, and the best of contemporary fiction and non-fiction genres.
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