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Health & Wellness/Nutrition
49er Lost Chords Club
The 49er Lost Chords, a throat cancer support group, meets the first Thursday of each month in the UC Davis Medical Center's Glassrock Building.
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Children,Gardening,Health & Wellness/Nutrition,Green/Environmental
After-School Program for Teens
The after-school program is an opportunity for young women ages 14-18 to engage with the outdoor world and deepen their connection to themselves, their environment, their health and each other. This program will build community and support teens in healthy transitions toward adulthood. Through interactions with the land, the aim is to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence, as well as learn valuable leadership and life skills. Activities will include: gardening; cooking and eating together; health and nutrition; medicinal, edible and traditional uses of plants; wild harvesting for food and medicine; wild crafted art; exploring the American River Parkway and learning about Native People of California. This program will be held the second Wednesdays of the month from September to June.
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Nature, Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Basics of Herbal Medicine
Learn how to bring medicinal plants into your everyday life to promote overall wellness and address minor illnesses and injuries. An expert will discuss the healing properties of several common herbs, and how to incorporate them through cooking, everyday herbal tonics and simple home remedies to use when ailments arise.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Animals, Food/Tasting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event, Special Event
Blackberry Creek's 2nd Annual Barn-Raising
Blackberry Creek Farm Animal Sanctuary holds a benefit Barn-"Raising" for the second year. Each ticket includes parking and shuttle (at Colfax High School), a full dinner and dessert, music, drinks at the open bar, one entry (a $20 value) into the grand-prize raffle, a welcome gift bag, animal meet-and-greets, and a seat for Torre Washington's talk with time to ask him questions. Tickets are nonrefundable. The shuttle begins at 3:30 pm, official welcome from the founders at 4:30. The night will end at approximately 9 pm, with the last shuttle leaving the sanctuary at 10.
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Bicycling, Running, Swimming, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, For the Family
Dirt, Sweat & Beers Mountain Bike & Sprint Triathlon
Show the world what you’re made of at the Eagal Lake Resort’s fourth annual Dirt, Sweat and Beer Mountain Bike & Sprint Triathlon, benefiting the Semper Fi Fund and United Way of San Joaquin. This event is open to all levels, and you can compete as an individual or join as a group. The race includes with a 400-meter swim in the resort’s private lake, an 11-mile ride traversing the river levee, and a 3.1-mile run on a tree-lined trail along the San Joaquin River with varying terrain and habitat. All participants will receive an official DSB performance shirt, a finishers medal and one free beer (must be over 21). In addition, award medals will be given to the first-, second- and third-place finishers, both male and female, in all decades, and overall first-place male and female finisher.
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Class/Workshop,Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Discover Your 9 Body Composition Numbers
Discover your 9 body composition numbers which are: weight, body fat %, body water %, muscle mass, phyique rating, BMR, metabolic age, bone mass, and visceral fat level.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education, Nature
Family Herbalist Beginners Program
Learn the basics of Western herbology while integrating it with the systems of Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, and how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You’ll learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. The program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling and hands-on experience with herbs. Topics include Introduction to Herbal Medicine and Your Ayurvedic Constitution; Making Herbal Medicine and Identifying Plants in the Garden and Wild Places; Continuing our Integration of Western Herbology and Ayurveda; Herbs and Food for Good Digestion; Herbs for Calming and Strengthening the Nerves; and Tonic Herbs for Rejuvenation and Rebuilding of Vitality. All classes will take place at Soil Born Farms except for the June 10 session, which will be held at Evergreen Herb Garden, outside of Placerville.
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Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Fibromyalgia Is Real: It Is Not Invisible.
Though it’s known as the invisible illness, fibromyalgia is real. Certified fibromyalgia adviser/coach Terry McSweeney has a decade of personal experience being diagnosed with fibromyalgia herself. This program is meant to help you better understand the diagnosis and to become your own best advocate, take control of your own medical care, and how to choose and communicate with medical practitioners in a clear, concise and hopeful way.
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Community Event, Gardening, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Food-Cycle Celebration/Compost Week
See what Sacramento is doing to reduce waste and create a sustainable food-cycle in the Farm-to-Fork Capital. Everybody is welcome to this educational celebration of healthy soil in Sacramento.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Health At Every Size: Live
Health at Every Size is an organization that provides a body-positive approach to health and fitness -- a weight-inclusive approach to health that promotes respect for body diversity, compassionate self-care and critical awareness. They'll hold a workshop at McKinley Park's Clunie Community Center. The keynote speaker will be Lauralee Roark, author of "It's Not About Food" and co-founder of Beyond Hunger.
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