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Each month the Library offers programs and events related to health and wellness. Take a look at what's coming up next!

1:00
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Route 65: Cruising the Road to Medicare

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

If you are a baby boomer with an eye for retirement representatives from SHINE may have directions for a smooth ride! Get answers to your questions and an overview of the options and benefits available to the soon-to-be-retired. Please call 407.835.7323 to reserve a seat.

6:45
PM

Iridology:What Do Your Eyes Say About Your Health?

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Do you want to know which foods are best for you to be eating? With so much information about food and supplements in the media, how do you know what is really right for you? The level of health and wellness of the entire body can be observed through your eyes. In this introduction to iridology you will learn some basic iris signs and how to eat right for your eye type. Dr. Samadhi Artemisa, PhD,AP.

6:00
PM

Route 65: Cruising the Road to Medicare

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

If you are a baby boomer with an eye for retirement representatives from SHINE may have directions for a smooth ride! Get answers to your questions and an overview of the options and benefits available to the soon-to-be-retired. Please call 407.835.7323 to reserve a seat.

11:00
AM

Storybook Yoga

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6.

3:00
PM

Inside Out: The Human Body

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

How many hairs are on your head? What happens when you eat pizza? By exploring the human body with hands-on activities & stories we can find out the answers to these questions and more! Ages 6-12. #science #tween

10:30
AM

Body and Books

Monday, May 19, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Experience the health benefits and rejuvenation of yoga-based exercises and a dose of read aloud literature. A great way to stretch your body and mind! Please dress in loose and comfortable clothing. No prior yoga experience is needed. All of the exercises can be done in a chair if needed or preferred. For more information, call Sandy Mayer at 407. 835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info Registration is required. For ages 18 and up.

10:30
AM

Eunice's Healthy Cooking & Baking Workshop

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Join Eunice as she demonstrates ways to cook and bake and take care of yourself as well. Food samples will be provided. Registration preferred.

2:30
PM

Inside Out: The Human Body

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Eatonville Branch

HOW MANY HAIRS ARE ON YOUR HEAD? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU EAT PIZZA? BY EXPLORING THE HUMAN BODY WITH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES & STORIES WE CAN FIND OUT THE ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS AND MORE! AGES 6-12.

2:30
PM

Healthy Snacks On the Go!

Saturday, May 31, 2014 at West Oaks Branch

Learn tips and tricks that will help you keep up with a healthy diet amidst a busy lifestyle. Join Tess Challis, author, vegan chef and wellness coach, as she demonstrates her recipe for raw cinnamon rolls, and offers lots of great ideas for healthy, delicious snacking on the go. Space is limited. To register, call 407.835.7323. Q&A session with book sale and signing to follow the program. For more information, please visit, www.radianthealth-innerwealth.com. #healthcare

10:30
AM

Body and Books

Monday, June 16, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Experience the health benefits and rejuvenation of yoga-based exercises and a dose of read aloud literature. A great way to stretch your body and mind! Please dress in loose and comfortable clothing. No prior yoga experience is needed. All of the exercises can be done in a chair if needed or preferred. For more information, call Sandy Mayer at 407. 835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info Registration is required. For ages 18 and up.

10:30
AM

Eunice's Healthy Cooking & Baking Workshop

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Join Eunice as she demonstrates ways to cook and bake and take care of yourself as well. Food samples will be provided. Registration preferred.

11:00
AM

SRP: Storybook Yoga

Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6. #srpkids

1:00
PM

Route 65: Cruising the Road to Medicare

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

If you are a baby boomer with an eye for retirement representatives from SHINE may have directions for a smooth ride! Get answers to your questions and an overview of the options and benefits available to the soon-to-be-retired. Please call 407.835.7323 to reserve a seat.

11:00
AM

Cuisine Corner: Quick and Healthy Summer Meals

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Kimesha White, Personal Chef with Premier Personal Chef Services, demonstrates a summer recipe using a low fat salad dressing over fresh vegetables and steamed fish cooked with fresh herbs. Get tips on great recipes that will save you time and calories while learning proper cooking techniques and how to store your food properly. Call 407.835.7323 to register. #cuisinecorner

2:00
PM

Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 at Eatonville Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers (CHC) will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #ASR14, #healthcare

6:00
PM

Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 at South Trail Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #ASR14 #healthcare

2:00
PM

Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #ASR14, #healthcare

1:00
PM

Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Herndon Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #ASR14, #healthcare

3:00
PM

Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #ASR14, #healthcare

10:30
AM

Eunice's Healthy Cooking & Baking Workshop

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Join Eunice as she demonstrates ways to cook and bake and take care of yourself as well. Food samples will be provided. Registration preferred.

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