Schools out, so come into the library on Friday, November 23 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. All ages, preschool and older can enjoy making an ornament as a gift or just to take home. Make a second ornament to hang on the Library's Christmas tree. There is no cost for this and all supplies will be available. Just bring yourself.
Eat Healthy Be Active program to be offered by UW – Extension
Do you need encouragement to live a healthier life? With winter looming just ahead, it can be a task to eat healthy. Upcoming holidays and colder weather make it challenging to make good food choices, and to get off the couch and be active! Perhaps you have watched your weight on the scale creep up, and your fear of diabetes or heart disease goes up as the scale goes up! Through the Eat Healthy Be Active class you can learn how to eat healthier, get in some quick physical activities, and decrease your risk for chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Workshops will include taste testing, fun activities, stretch breaks, and tips for small changes that can make a large difference in your health.
Mary Ann Schilling, Health & Well-Being Educator with Waushara County UW – Extension, will be the instructor. She will use resources from the Dietary Guidelines and the Physical Activity Guidelines to help you reach good health. Ms. Schilling has a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics and a Master’s in Adult Education. She will be celebrating eight years as an educator with UW – Extension.
Mary Ann knows that people of all ages have different nutrition and physical activity needs as lives and bodies change. A strong and healthy body can provide many benefits. As you age, maintaining healthy habits is an important way to lower your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. Come to Eat Healthy Be Active to make your food and beverage choices a priority and be physically active to feel and look better. The class will be held on 6 Mondays from 2-3:30 p.m. November 5 through December 10.
Thank you to everyone who helped make our Bake Sale a success -- the bakers and the buyers! The money raised will be used for several of our upcoming programs, such as our Kids' Kraft Day. Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated.
Are you interested in getting together at the library for an hour every once in a while to knit or crochet purple baby caps? If so, give Jeanne a call or stop in at the library. As we gather interested knitters and crocheters, we can pick a day & time. Why are we doing this? It's for the babies! The "Click for Babies" campaign is designed to get people talking about shaken baby syndrome, while providing hats as a reminder that babies can cry a lot and all babies go through this. For more information about "Click for Babies" visit their website https://www.clickforbabies.org/.
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