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AUGUST 2017 EVENTS

AUGUST 1


EAT, MOVE, LOSE WEIGHT SUPPORT GROUP

12 – 1 pm

 Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

Free weightloss support group appropriate for anyone wishing to lose weight or maintain weight loss.

Share struggles and ideas with others.

Held first and third Tuesdays most months.

For more information or to pre-register, call 288-2446.


AUGUST 2


MOVE WITH MOANA! A YOGA INFUSED MUSIC CLASS FOR TODDLERS

Join us for this very special musical adventure featuring a unique collaboration between Ms. Sarah of Candy Mountain Music and local yoga instructor extraordinaire Julie Ransdell!

This class will contain all the musical fun of a regular music class with the addition of playful poses perfect for even the most energetic little ones!  

Don't miss this unique, local offering! Candy Mountain Music is a unique, hands-on, interactive, energetic approach to musical play for toddlers from ages 1-3 years old.

Your child will delight in the experience of different sounds, movement, tones, and textures, along with songs, dances, movement play, and exploration of instruments.

Siblings welcome at half price (babies less than 1 year old are welcome to join you for free!).

Registration Required.

Baby Moon, 2891 Richmond Rd, Ste 103;  www.babymoonlex.com

AUGUST 2


DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP

2:30 – 3:30 pm

 Ballard Griffith Towers, 650 Tower Plaza, Ballard Cafeteria.

Free.

Sponsored by the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept.

For information, call (859) 288-2446


AUGUST 5


BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY

Multiple locations in Lexington.

For more information, visit www.ymcacky.org/childcare/back-to- school-rallies/


AUGUST 8


DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM SERIES

5:30 – 6:30 pm,

 Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

Free year-long intensive program helps overweight adults or those diagnosed with pre-diabetes reduce their risk for developing full diabetes.

Weekly for 16 weeks, every other week for 2 months, monthly for 6 months.

Call 859-288-2347 for more information.



AUGUST 8


MATERNITEA

This FREE informational session will help you navigate the next 9 months--and beyond--with help from our team of experts.

We'll answer all your questions and hook you up with the best resources for planning your unique pregnancy, birth, and new parent experience!

Open to women and partners from pre-conception through pregnancy (all trimesters).

Information, referrals, and good company abound. Get connected now and learn about classes, exercise, massage, doulas and more!

Baby Moon, 2891 Richmond Rd, Ste 102; www.babymoonlex.com.


AUGUST 19


LEXINGTON KICKING BUTT 5K AT THE KENTUCKY HORSE PARK

Join us for the second annual Colon Cancer prevention project.

Despite the fact that colon cancer is on of the most preventable forms of cancer, it remains the 2nd most common forms of cancer among men and women, impacting thousands of families each year.

Activities begin at 8am and the race starts at 9am.

For information and to register, visit the website: http://support.kickingbutt.org/ site/TR?fr_id=1111&pg=entry.

AUGUST 22


FREEDOM FROM SMOKING CLASS SERIES

(Weekly to October 3), 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Eastside Library, 3000 Blake James Drive (Palumbo and ManOWar).

Free class series helps you develop a plan of action that leads you to your quit day.  Call (859) 309-1700 to register and for more information! Co- sponsored by the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept.


AUGUST 23


BREASTFEEDING 101

6-8 p.m. Baptist Health-Lexington Education Center, 1740 Nicholasville Rd. (Building E, lower level),

FREE, only for those delivering at Baptist Health-Lexington. Register online at www.baptisthealth.com/event/breastfeeding-101 or call (859)260-6357.


AUGUST 26


LOUISVILLE KICKING BUTT 5K

The 2017 Kicking Butt 5k - Louisville is an event to raise awareness and funds to eliminate preventable colon cancer by increasing screening rates.

Despite the fact that colon cancer is on of the most preventable forms of cancer, it remains the 2nd most common forms of cancer among men and women, impacting thousands of families each year. Let’s walk, run, and jog for a world without colon cancer!

Visit http://support.kickingbutt.org/ site/TR?fr_id=1110&pg=entry for information and to register.

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