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Class/Workshop, Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
After-School Teen Empowerment Program
After-School Teen Empowerment Program. Building Confidence, Valuable Leadership Skills for Young Women Our Roots & Wings after-school program offers an opportunity for young women ages 13 to 18 to deepen their connection to the environment, themselves and each other. Through gardening, cooking and eating together, working with medicinal herbs and plants, doing art and exploring the natural world, we will teach valuable life skills while building a supportive community. Through our interactions with the land, we aim to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence as well as learn valuable leadership skills. The program will be flexible and adapted to meet the interests and passions of the group. Held on the Second Wednesday of the month from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at the American River Ranch. There are two sessions with four gatherings each. Session A: Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, 2019 and Jan. 8, 2020. Session B: Feb. 12, Mar. 11, Apr. 8 and May 13, 2020. Price for Session A Or B: $60. Price for both sessions A and B: $99. Scholarships available. For more information, contact Jenn:
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Class/Workshop, Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Building Good Health: Achieving Maximum Health
Discover your 9 body composition numbers (weight, body fat %, water %, muscle mass, physique rating, BMR, metabolic age, bone mass, and visceral fat level). Learn the correct and healthy ways to lose, maintain, and gain weight without any special diet. Learn how to develop a healthy diet, exercise, and sleeping habits that fit your weight and life goals. Learn how to shop smart. Learn motivational tools to keep on moving forward to achieve your maximum health. And much more!
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Community Event, For the Family, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Polar Run & Dunk 2020
Start your resolution early. Join us for the 8th Annual Polar Bear Run & Dunk Saturday, January 4th! Run along the beautiful San Joaquin River, through natural habitat and around Bass Lake. All participants can choose to stay dry or for the most daring, choose to take the Polar Bear dunk into the frigid waters of Eagal Lakes. Not a runner... that's OK.. Walkers welcome to join the fun. For those that want to start 2020 off with a bang choose the Dunk Only. Dunkers bring your "A" game for a shot at prizes. All participants will receive a race number, raffle ticket, finishers medal and a hot drink. This is a FUN RUN and will not be timed. There will be a timing clock on display for you to check your time at the finish line. After the run and dunk we'll have warm changing rooms and a bonfire. Hot food and cocktails will also be available for purchase in the Bar and Bistro. Post race celebration with raffle prizes.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, For the Family, Community Event
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch Farmstand
Taste and purchase fresh-from-the-field produce, delicious baked goods and organic coffee. We have a unique selection of practical gifts and tools for cooks and gardeners. You will find sustainable items including culinary and medicinal herbs, handcrafted garden boxes and quality organic seeds. Purchase a limited-edition Home Grown T-shirt and USA-made ceramic Soil Born Farms mugs. Proceeds support the restoration and development of the American River Ranch Center for Food, Health & the Environment.
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Class/Workshop, Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Stress Management: Turning Stress Into Happiness
Learn everything about stress, the causes, and effects. Discover the number one causes of stress. Learn how to develop a balanced lifestyle. Learn how to set priorities and manage your daily responsibilities successfully. Learn how to control your anger and negative emotions. Learn tools to become a productive person. Learn step-by-step of problem-solving
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Children, Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event
Teen Talk
Bring your teen out for free pizza and some awesome discussion at Teen Talk! Registration is free (but required, so we know how many mouths to feed)! Teen Talk events are gender-neutral group discussions for teens and pre-teens. Discussions are age-appropriate in an informal, “open chat” forum. Youth can air concerns and ask questions of adult facilitators in a safe, accepting and nonjudgmental environment. Our staff are Youth Mental Health First Aid certified facilitators, and our volunteers include licensed family and drug and alcohol counselors. For more information, visit Sponsored by the City of Elk Grove - City Hall, Kiwanis Club Of Laguna-Elk Grove, and Gold Rush Publishing.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event, Education
Winter Wellness Day: Urban Healing Retreat
Winter Wellness Day: Urban Healing Retreat. Saturday, January 11. 9am–5pm. $75* . Enjoy a day of inspiration, nature and rejuvenation at Soil Born Farms without leaving the city. Start the spring season off with simple, practical tips for making self-care part of everyday. Our morning panel will feature the inspiring personal stories of a farmer, cook, herbalist, doctor and yogi woven with helpful lifestyle, nutrition and herbal wisdom. During the afternoon session gather insights and tools that will help you feel your best and stay healthy with the seasons. There will be time to ask questions, relax and talk with our presenters and other participants. A delicious, organic lunch and enjoy a day of inspiration, nature and rejuvenation at Soil Born Farms without leaving the city. A delicious, organic lunch will be served and an afternoon tea. Make the connection between food, health and the environment. Feel refreshed and motivated to take good care of YOU! Presenters: Maxine Barish-Wreden, M.D., ABIHM, Rev. Candis Cantin, Daylin Wade, Ann Sibbet, Terese Hollander Esperas, Adriana Jones, Summer Ward, Kellan MacKay and Janet Zeller. *Pre-register before January 11. Early Registration Special: Bring a friend and spend the day together! Register two people by Dec. 31 for $100. (Save $50). Price includes organic lunch, snacks and tea. Space is limited. Adults only. For more information, please visit or call 916-363-9685 ext. 1019.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Yoga for Beginners
In this session, you will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system. No prior experience with yoga is necessary. Registration Link:
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