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Summer Events to Keep Your Family Healthy and Active

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Friday, June 8, 2012   |   Latest Articles   |   Back to Blog

Looking for activities to keep you and your family busy this summer? We’ve got lots to choose from, ranging from activities to help keep you healthy to fun events in our community that we proudly sponsor. Find even more happenings, such as our popular and low-cost fitness classes, at hendricks.org/events.

AROUND TOWN
Avon Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays 4 to 7 p.m. from June 12–September 18
The market, located at Hendricks Regional Health Avon, offers fresh produce, meats, sweet treats, homemade goods, crafts and more.

Summer Sounds on the Square, $5 admission for ages 21 and over; free for those ages 20 and under
Gates open at 6:30 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m.
June 16 – Peace Train
July 21 – Duke Tomato
August 18 – Hoosier Beatles
September 15 – Variety Show

Think Pink Week at Frazee Gardens
June 18-24
Join the fun and attend several special “pink” events ranging from a day with special pricing on pink merchandise to a workshop for making decoupage pressed flower picture frames. A portion of proceeds will go to support services for women at Hendricks Regional Health.

Costume Jewelry Sale
June 22, 78 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hendricks Regional Health Guild will be holding a jewelry sale at our Danville campus in conference rooms 7 & 8. Proceeds benefit the Guild.

Sizzling Summer Sale
July 12-13, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Window Off Main Gift Shop at our Danville campus will offer lots of summer fun drawings, prizes and freebies!

FOR PARENTS
Motion360 Presents: Concussion and Your Student Athlete
, FREE
Thursday, June 21 – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Indiana has recently passed concussion-related legislation aimed at keeping young athletes safe on and off the playing field. Learn about concussion injuries as well as the impact of the new law. Featured speaker will be sports medicine physician Dr. Mark Booher.

Active Parenting, FREE
Wednesday, July 11 – 6 to 8 p.m.
Two-part series. Participants will learn ways to understand the goal of their child's behavior and ways to pay off to encourage positive behavior instead of negative behavior.

Car Seat Safety, $10 per couple
Monday, August 26 – 6 to 7:30 p.m.
This class is for expectant or new parents who would like to learn more about carseats and carseat safety for their child. Meet our carseat passenger safety technition (CPST) who can give you the latest information on carseat ratings, instructions, and proper use of child restraints.

LIVING HEALTHY
Park2Park and McCloud Mini-Relays

Register by June 14, Registration fees start at $25
Run through neighborhoods, across countryside and through challenging park trails. 

Good Nutrition & Cancer Prevention, FREE
Thursday, July 19 – 7 to 8 p.m.
Get ideas to update your grocery list with foods that help in the battle against cancer. 

How Does Your Diet Rate? FREE
Tuesday, August 14 – 6 to 7 p.m.
Discover how well your diet meets (or doesn't meet) healthy guidelines plus get tips on how you can improve your eating habits.

Lifesteps® Weight Management Orientation
Tuesdays, July 17, 24 or 31 – 6:30 pm
Lifesteps® is for people who are ready to change behaviors that prevent weight loss, want to realize a slimmer version of themselves (not a whole new body!) and want to know how to successfully deal with setbacks.

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