Thursday, January 30, 2014

Home Depot: Free Kids Workshop Saturday 2/1/14

Saturday 2/1/14 from 9-Noon at the Home Depot Kids Workshop, kids can build a Home Depot Race Car. Register here.

Build a Race Car

  • Build a Home Depot Race Car.
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12.
  • Offered the 1st Saturday at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin.
  • One workshop kit, apron and pin per child, while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed.

While you are online you might want to register for next week's Lowe's Build and Grow workshop-a Love Note Holder

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Earth Fare Event: Simply Well 1/18/14

Free Earth Fare Montgomery event on Saturday 1/18/14 from 12 pm - 4pm.

From the Earth Fare Facebook event page:

FREE EVENT featuring athletic classes, samples, live demos, & giveaways at Earth Fare Montgomery. This awesome Wellness event is geared to help our Montgomery community to eat healthier & get active in 2014! Visit with some of our community vendors, try out a free athletic class, sample a fresh juice at the juice bar, & enter for a chance to win one of 50 baskets! $100 gift certificate to Lululemon (sponsored by our good friends Garden of Life)!!

Athletic Class Schedule:
*12 pm: Belly Dancing with Maya fro
m Maya's Belly Dancing
*1 pm: Crossfit with Travis from CrossFit 2L2Q
*2 pm: Zumba with a YMCA instructor
*3 pm: Running Tips with Avery from
Fleet Feet Sports Montgomery
Pat Jordan, a Board Certified Health Coach, will be conducting store tours throughout the event. She will introduce you to amazing nurturing foods, share recipes, & be willing to answer any questions you may have on nutrition! Check in at the Big Red Tent during the event to catch one of her tours.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Pike Road Wellness Expo 1/11/14

The event will feature health screenings by Jackson Hospital, including blood pressure and glucose testing, and experts who will discuss topics such as heart disease prevention, diabetes prevention and the importance of warming up, cooling down and stretching when exercising.

Some of the topics to be covered include:
• The importance of the warm-up, cool-down and stretching when exercising — presented by Pike Road Crossfit
• Proper running and walking form — presented by Pike Road Crossfit
• Heart disease prevention — presented by Jackson Hospital
• Diabetes prevention — presented by Jackson Hospital
• Proper food portions — presented by Jackson Hospital
• Emergency preparedness for health conditions — presented by the American Red Cross
The event is free and open to the public. There also will be great giveaways and door prizes, activities for kids and vendors representing an array of River Region health and wellness organizations

For more info check out their Facebook page.