All events are FREE!!!

Friday January 2, 2015

Noon: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Lyndhurst Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso. It’s official … WWC is OPEN!!!

1pm: Know Your Numbers: An introduction to Weight Wellness
(FREE Body Composition Analysis offered after the talk)

2pm: Awesome Antioxidants – Easy and delicious ways to make them part of your day! Presented by Jennifer Wolgast, Nutrition Consultant WWWC. FREE TASTING EVENT – it’ll be delicious and nutritious!

3 pm: Energy Drinks vs Smoothies – Which one has the real energy boosting power? Presented by LaKeisha John, MSU Nutrition Student FREE TASTING EVENT with recipes to make at home

4 pm: Author Jennifer Burns Katafigiotis ( Owner of Weight Wellness Center ) will read her children’s book Belinda Bumble Bee followed by a fun and educational session introducing bees, pollination and a honey tasting. Children will receive a pack of seeds to plant in the spring as well as the author’s signature! Best for ages 4-9, but all are welcome!

5pm: MyPlate for children and parents. This is a hands on learning experience for children as they will learn what a healthy plate looks like and how to get their plate to meet the MyPlate standards. Each child will have the opportunity to make their own plate to put on the fridge at home.

6 pm: In case you missed it earlier, Know Your Numbers, An Introduction to Weight Wellness and FREE Body Composition Analysis

And the fun continues on Saturday, January 3, 2015

All events are FREE!!!

Noon: Know Your Numbers: An introduction to Weight Wellness
(FREE Body Composition Analysis offered after the talk – Learn just what your weight really is and what it means)

1pm: MyPlate for children and parents. This is a hands on learning experience for children as they will learn what a healthy plate looks like and how to get their plate to meet the MyPlate standards. Each child will have the opportunity to make their own plate to put on the fridge at home.

2pm: Pop Corn! Not just for movies anymore … Following the recipes found in Good and Cheap: A Healthy Cookbook for Food Stamp Budgets, you will get to try popcorn 8 different ways and no serving costs more than $.25. You will taste how good ( and cheap … and healthy) popcorn really is. Its a whole grain in disguise.

3 pm: Baby it’s cold outside … but spring is on our mind. Indoor gardening event! Take that empty water bottle and turn it into a stylish wall decoration and fresh herb planter. This event is limited to 15 participants. First come, first served.

4 pm: Awesome Antioxidants – Easy and delicious ways to make them part of your day! FREE TASTING EVENT – it’ll be delicious and nutritious!

5pm: In case you missed it earlier, Know Your Numbers, An Introduction to Weight Wellness and FREE Body Composition Analysis

All events are FREE but WWC is collecting non-perishable food items for the Lydhurst food pantry. Please be generous!!!