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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at Southeast 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 ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Tai Chi for Health

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Tai Chi for Health is based on the program Tai Chi for arthritis developed by Dr. Paul Lam. Learn about Tai Chi principles, the six core movements and the six extended Sun Style Tai Chi movements. In this class you can practice the gentle flowing movements that will help increase flexibility, reduce pain, and improve your balance. All ages welcome.

6:15
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Cuisine Corner: Healing with Spices

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Take an alternative approach to your health and learn about the healing qualities of the spices of Asia. Shahnaz Nensey, Certified Holistic Health Coach will guide you through a cultural culinary journey of holistic wellness along with a demonstration of creative and easy recipes. Incorporate spices in your day to day living to enhance the taste and quality of your food and help support your body's ability to heal itself. For more information, vist swaasta.com. #cuisinecorner #nextchapter

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Zumba with Mildred

Monday, May 11, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Get healthy, get dancing, get social. Join us for a one hour Zumba class with Mildred.

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Counsel for Caregivers

Tuesday, May 12, 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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Digestive Wellness 101

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Healthy digestion is essential for good health. Learn the basics of digestion, explore why good digestion is important to physical and mental health, and discover simple strategies to improve your digestion so you can absorb all the goodness in the food you eat. For more information, visit crabtreehealthyliving.com. #nextchapter

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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Southeast 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 ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Memory Testing

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Herndon Branch

Early identification of memory issues is a key element of receiving the appropriate care. Lisa Eade, from Compass Research, is a Master's level clinician trained in the initial assessments related to memory and recall. She will be administrating memory tests free of charge and available to anyone seeking information for themselves or someone they love. In addition to the test, information regarding current research and care options for dementia and Alzheimer's Disease will be provided. Testing is by appointment only. Please call Lisa at 315-263-3997 to make an appointment.

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Asian Spring Rolls

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Local chef and author Ha Roda will share tips on making the perfect spring roll. The spring roll is similar to the summer roll in that everything is boiled, healthy and fresh. Take part in this interactive program and make your own spring roll! Presented in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or call 407.835.7323. #cuisinecorner

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Indian Breakfast for a Strong Start to the Day!

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Southeast Branch

Breakfast has been voted as the most important meal of the day for energy and weight loss. If you find yourself struggling with healthy ideas for your morning meal, then this class is right for you. Come join, Shahnaz Nensey, Certified Holistic Health Coach, for this interactive, fun session. Learn how to make balanced and delicious breakfast dishes with easy to follow recipes inspired from Shahnaz's Indian heritage. For more information, visit swaasta.com #cuisinecorner

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Healthy Eating for Kids and Families

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Learn how to read food labels and make healthier food choices for your family. Discussion will include tips for incorporating more whole foods into your diet, getting kids to eat their veggies and meal ideas for busy families. Recipes will be included along with healthy substitutions for your favorite foods. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net. #cuisinecorner

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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Southeast 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 ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Tai Chi for Health

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Join us for one hour Tai Chi for health class. Learn tai chi principles and practice the gentle flowing movements that will help increase flexibilty, reduce pain, and improve your balance. All ages welcome.

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Essential Oils and Emotional Healing

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at North Orange Branch

in this class Jessica Rozek will share how 100% pure essential oils can assist in the areas of emotional, behavioral and brain health. Attendees will learn how, through chemistry, the essential oils can bring balance and speed the healing process. Handouts will be provided, samples will be available

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Asian Spring Rolls

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Local chef and author Ha Roda will share tips on making the perfect spring roll. The spring roll is similar to the summer roll in that everything is boiled, healthy and fresh. Take part in this interactive program and make your own spring roll! Presented in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or call 407.835.7323. #cuisinecorner

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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Southeast 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 ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Introduction to Essential Oils

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

In this class we will discuss how essential oils can be used to enhance our wellness and our everyday lives. Come and learn about the basics of essential oils for health, cleaning, regulating moods and more. Handouts with useful advice on how to make essential oils a part of our daily routine will be provided to everyone who attends. Presented by Marylou Morris.

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Healthy Eating for Kids and Families

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Learn how to read food labels and make healthier food choices for your family. Discussion will include tips for incorporating more whole foods into your diet, getting kids to eat their veggies and meal ideas for busy families. Recipes will be included along with healthy substitutions for your favorite foods. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net. #cuisinecorner

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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at Southeast 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 ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Tai Chi for Health

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at Southwest Branch

Introduction to basic energy exercises (Qigong) and Tai Chi principles of movement. Learn about the many health benefits of Tai Chi including a healthy body, strong heart, and sharp mind. Facilitated by Jon Malone, Registered Yoga Teacher, Master Martial Art Instructor, and Tai Chi Sifu. Jon currently teaches Tai Chi at the YogaMatrix Studio in Dr. Phillips. No prior Tai Chi experience needed. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes (flat soles, but no sandals) allowing for freedom of movement. Registration required. For more information, call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info.


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