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Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Monday, March 09, 2015 at Eatonville Branch

Family Nutrition Program participants will learn about healthy eating and being active. Groups meet for a series of 8 easy lessons that are both fun and interactive. You will prepare and taste new recipes at each lesson. This program is intended for adults if you have children and are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants.

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Cuisine Corner: Florida Strawberries

Monday, March 09, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join Strawberry Sue from the Florida Strawberry Growers Association as she shares her recipe for a crisp, delicious strawberry spinach salad that is full of essential vitamins and nutrients. Learn about the health benefits of strawberries and more recipes featuring the locally grown and in-season produce. For more information, please visit strawberrysue.com. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.#cuisinecorner

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Counsel for Caregivers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Let us lend you a helping hand of healing with your care-giving responsibilities at the Counsel for Caregivers Seminar. This month's topic is Evaluating Brain Fitness Products, presented by Edith Gendron, Alzheimer's & Dementia Resource Center. This series is presented by OCLS and Orange County's Commission on Aging. Registration required. Call 407.836.7446 to register or email officeonaging@ocfl.net. Refreshments will be provided to the first 50 attendees. #nextchapter

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Body and Books

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Southwest Branch

Experience the health benefits and rejuvenation of yoga-based exercises and a healing dose of read aloud literature. A great way to stretch your body and mind! This is a gentle program with emphasis on an array of body exercises and reading to promote better well-being and relaxation. Please dress in loose and comfortable clothing. No prior yoga experience is needed. All fitness levels are welcome. Exercises can be done with the help of a chair if needed or preferred. For more information, call Sandy Mayer at 407. 835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info Registration is preferred. For ages 18 and up.

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Breaking Bread with Mira: How to Prepare Healthy Lunches

Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Mira Johnson, owner of Mira's Deli & Catering, will show you effective tools on how to budget, plan and prepare healthy lunch packs. Mira will address the high cost and health impact of buying lunch every day. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.

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Shape Up 4 Seniors

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Join Shape Up 4 Seniors, LLC for a fun interactive health program and take part in a demonstration of Zumba Gold, a modified lower intensity fitness class! Learn all about the local resources and activities available to seniors. For more information on Shape Up 4 Seniors , visit shapeup4seniors.com. #nextchapter

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Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Monday, March 16, 2015 at Eatonville Branch

Family Nutrition Program participants will learn about healthy eating and being active. Groups meet for a series of 8 easy lessons that are both fun and interactive. You will prepare and taste new recipes at each lesson. This program is intended for adults if you have children and are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants.

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Acupuncture: Restore your Health Naturally!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Join us for a free seminar on acupuncture with Dr.Zakia Bourhila. Learn how acupuncture can improve your health and quality of life in a holistic way. www.acupunctureoforlando.com

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Shape Up 4 Seniors

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at South Trail Branch

Join Shape Up 4 Seniors, LLC for a fun interactive health program and take part in a demonstration of Zumba Gold, a modified lower intensity fitness class! Learn all about the local resources and activities available to seniors. For more information on Shape Up 4 Seniors , visit shapeup4seniors.com.

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Cuisine Corner: Cookbook Club

Monday, March 30, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Looking for cooking inspiration? Join the Cookbook Club to explore healthy recipes and new cookbooks. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.

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Natural Cleaning Solutions

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

When it comes to cleaning house, the products we use off the shelves too often contain toxic and harmful ingredients that can have negative effects on our health and the environment. Not only do they contaminate our waterways, they can also leave our indoor air up to five times more polluted than the air outside. Join Stephanie Jorian, Natural Solutions Consultant, as she explains the benefits of non-toxic DIY cleaners and provides recipes and how-to instructions to naturally clean your home for minimal cost.

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Shape Up 4 Seniors

Saturday, April 04, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Join Shape Up 4 Seniors, LLC for a fun interactive health program and take part in a demonstration of Zumba Gold, a modified lower intensity fitness class! Learn all about the local resources and activities available to seniors. For more information on Shape Up 4 Seniors , visit shapeup4seniors.com.

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Home Safety For Seniors

Saturday, April 04, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Tim Hetz, certified personal trainer with Healthy Agers, shares tips on home safety for seniors and caregivers. Learn about hazards in the home, preventing falls and building balance and muscles to keep up physical health. #nextchapter

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Adult Programs-TBA

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at South Creek Branch

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10:30
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Counsel for Caregivers

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Let us lend you a helping hand of healing with your care-giving responsibilities at the Counsel for Caregivers Seminar. This month's topic is Evaluating Brain Fitness Products, presented by Edith Gendron, Alzheimer's & Dementia Resource Center. This series is presented by OCLS and Orange County's Commission on Aging. Registration required. Call 407.836.7446 to register or email officeonaging@ocfl.net. Refreshments will be provided to the first 50 attendees. #nextchapter

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Home Safety For Seniors

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at North Orange Branch

Tim Hetz, certified personal trainer with Healthy Agers, shares tips on home safety for seniors and caregivers. Learn about hazards in the home, preventing falls and building balance and muscles to keep up physical health. #nextchapter

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Essential Oils: Cleaning Green

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at North Orange Branch

Did you know you can easily improve your health and save money by making your own household cleaners and personal care products with essential oils? Marylou Morris will show you how to avoid toxic cleaners in your home when she discusses what essential oils are and their properties, the benefits of using homemade cleaners, and she will also provide recipes for natural cleaners. To receive a sample of all-purpose essential oil cleaner, register for this class in advance.

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Shape Up 4 Seniors

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Eatonville Branch

Join Shape Up 4 Seniors, LLC for a fun interactive health program and take part in a demonstration of Zumba Gold, a modified lower intensity fitness class! Learn all about the local resources and activities available to seniors. For more information on Shape Up 4 Seniors , visit shapeup4seniors.com.

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Natural Cleaning Solutions

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Herndon Branch

When it comes to cleaning house, the products we use off the shelves too often contain toxic and harmful ingredients that can have negative effects on our health and the environment. Not only do they contaminate our waterways, they can also leave our indoor air up to five times more polluted than the air outside. Join Stephanie Jorian, Natural Solutions Consultant, as she explains the benefits of non-toxic DIY cleaners and provides recipes and how-to instructions to naturally clean your home for minimal cost.

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Cuisine Corner: Cookbook Club

Monday, April 27, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Looking for cooking inspiration? Join the Cookbook Club to explore healthy recipes and new cookbooks. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.


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