Lawrence Parks & Recreation Free Wellness Programs


  • Categories: Kiddos, Wellness
  • Event posted: March 21, 2013
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will host wellness programs for both children and adults Wednesday, April 10, in the Art Room of the Community Building, 115 W. 11 St. The programs are free and open to the public.

The children s health program will be held 6-6:30 p.m. and is open to children ages 4 years-old to 8 years-old. It will introduce children to the fun loving characters of The OrganWise Guys. The session will focus on giving children a foundation to living a healthy life with material focusing on age appropriate nutrition education, along with healthy tips for parents to take home. This is a free walk-in, parent-participation session. For more information, please visit:

The adult outreach wellness program will be held 6:45-7:15 p.m., approximately 15 minutes after the children s program concludes. In this free session, adults will be re-introduced to the five food groups and will be given tools to make healthier choices when eating out or grocery shopping. In addition, the clinic will offer ways to make physical activity part of a family s daily routine. For more information, please visit:

For more information regarding the wellness programs, contact Jessie Danon, nutrition education program assistant, at (785) 832-3450.


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