Posts tagged: family health


Community Health Worker Health Expo Launch


March 10th, 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm - Join us at Dewey Recreation Center (925 N. 9th Street) to meet our newest Community Health Workers representing the 76707 area and learn more about local health...

Walk Across Texas Kick-Off


February 27th, 2018 5:30 - 7:00pm - Join us for the kick-off of 8- Week Walking Program for people of ALL ages! This is great opportunity for team comradery and even a little...

Workshop: Record-keeping, Farm/Crop Insurance, Food Safety (FSMA)


August 29th, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm -

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Program


July 10th, 2017 6:00 - 8:30pm - REGISTATION REQUIRED: Contact Us: NAMI Waco P.O. Box 24278 Waco, TX 76702 254-297-7107 Namiwaco@gmail.com

Kids Garden Expo


June 27th, 2017 4:00 - 7:30pm - Join us for our summer Kids Garden Expo hosted by Baylor Community Engagement and Service and HOT Urban Gardening Coalition. Kids will showcase what they...

Raised Bed and Container Gardening


June 6th, 2017 6:00 - 8:00pm - Heart of Texas Urban Garden Coalition is hosting a presentation on Raised Bed and Container Gardening by Dr. Peter Ampim from Prairie View A&M on...

Sock It To Diabetes


April 29th, 2017 8:30am - 10:00pm - The American Diabetes Association is excited to support the Waco community with diabetes information, health screenings, and kid activities to support those living with (or...

Cool Summer Cooking Demo


May 8th, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm - Learn how to cook cool summer dishes for managing blood pressure and diabetes!

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April 7th, 2017 1:00pm -

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration


November 4th, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm - Save the Date on November 4th, 2017 for the next Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration! 

Spring Cleaning - A New You!


April 26th, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm - Anyone living with a Mental Health condition is invited to learn how to improve their whole health. This FREE event will have information booths, snacks...

Metropolitan Area Active Transportation Plan Kick Off & Community Gathering


March 23rd, 2017 6:00 - 7:00pm - The Waco MPO will hold a community gathering/workshop on March 23, 2017 to kick off their new Active Transportation Plan.  This plan will provide the framework...

Walk Across Texas!


March 2nd, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm - Walk Across Texas is kicking off on Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm at the Redwood Shelter, Cameron Park! 

5 Year Anniversary at the Farmer's Market Event!


November 11th - 12th, 2016 5:00 - 8:00pm - Come help us celebrate our five year anniversary at this special nighttime Market event! There will be the great produce and food vendors you've come...

Seley Park Ribbon Cutting


November 9th - 7th, 2016 - Join in the celebration and opening of Seley Park at the Ribbon Cutting Event on November 9th at 10am.

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!


October 29th - November 20th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs! Check out the schedule...

Superhero 5 Mile Run


October 22nd - 23rd, 2016 8:00 - 10:00am - Superhero 5 Mile Run supports Special Olympics Texas – Heart of Texas area. Your participation helps provide year-round sports training and athletic competition, inclusion, and...

2016 Waco Heart Walk


October 22nd - 23rd, 2016 8:00 - 10:00am - On Saturday, October 22, the American Heart Association will be holding their annual Heart Walk at Waco's McLane Stadium.  The festivities will begin at 8 a.m....

Free Medical Care Event!


October 1st, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pm - Some people are not able to get the medical care they need for themselves or for their families. Let us help you get the care...



October 1st - 2nd, 2016 8:00 - 1:00pm - The YMCA of Central Texas strives to offer free programming to cancer survivors with the purpose of restoring spirit, mind and body. Your entry fee enables...

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July 15th, 2016 1:00pm - Aug. 23. MEND is a 10-week program for children ages 7-13 that are above their healthy body weight. It helps the child and their family...

Fitness in the Park


July 9th - June 27th, 2016 10:00 - 10:30pm - Join us for some fun fitness in the park! We will be doing circuit trianing exercises promoting fitness anywhere anytime with no equipment! 

Family Fitness Challenge


June 13th - July 31st, 2016 7:15 - 1:00pm - FREE FAMILY BINGO WALK Family Fitness Challenge Kickoff! Monday, June 13th 7:15-8:15 p.m. @ Baylor Track & Field Stadium (gate opens at 6:45 p.m.) *Walk, play BINGO, and win door prizes!

Free Cooking Demonstration at the Farmer's Market


May 21st - 22nd, 2016 10:00am - 1:00pm - The first demo will be at 10am and the second demo will be at 12pm.

MEND at the YMCA


May 4th - June 1st, 2016 - What: MEND is a 10-week program for children that are above their healthy body weight. The program meets twice per week and teaches children and...

YMCA Parent/Child Yoga


May 7th - 8th, 2016 - Are you a member of the YMCA? If so, there is a great opportunity to exercise with your family through Parent/Child Yoga on May 7th...

Walk Across Texas


March 10th - May 8th, 2016 - The McLennan County Walk Across Texas program will begin on March 14 and conclude on May 8.  The Kick-Off will be held on March 10...

Fit for a Cause Kickoff Bash!


April 24th - 25th, 2016 3:00 - 4:30pm - Fit for a Cause is a project to provide fitness activities and opportunities for the Waco community. Come join the kickoff bash April 24th and...

YMCA Healthy Kids Day


April 23rd - 24th, 2016 10:00am - 1:00pm - Join in the family fun at this year's YMCA Healthy Kids Day! With lots of fun activities, the family can enjoy a day of healthy...

Sock it to Diabetes Walk 2016


May 7th - 8th, 2016 7:30 - 10:30am - Help us stop Diabetes! Bring your family, friends, coworkers, neighbors and join for a morning of exercise and healthy living activities at the 2nd Annual...

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration Event


April 9th - 10th, 2016 11:00 - 3:00am - Enjoy a fun filled day for the entire family on healthy cooking, wellness, nutrition seminars, and professional chef food demos, exercise classes, door prizes and a whole lot...

Health Expo at the YMCA


October 22nd - November 6th, 2015 5:00 - 7:00pm - Join both YMCA locations for their Health Expo! Activities include free screenings (hearing, vision, blood pressure, glucose, BMI and body fat calculations). HEB will be...

Farmer’s Market Fall Festival


October 13th - 14th, 2015 3:00 - 7:00pm - The Waco Downtown Farmers Market is partnering with the Baylor Campus Kitchen and the Urban Gardening Coalition to host a Fall Festival celebrating the Tuesday...

RocktoberFest 2015 5k and kids races


October 3rd - 4th, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm - Join in this fun 5K and kids races event for RocktoberFest to benefit the Robinson Education Foundation. The 5k race begins at 9 am with...

RocktoberFest 2015!


October 3rd - September 22nd, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm - Join in this fun 5K and kids races event for RocktoberFest to benefit the Robinson Education Foundation. The 5k race begins at 9 am with...

RocktoberFest Fun Run Event!


October 3rd - September 18th, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm - Sign up to join the 5k or kids races to benefit the Robinson Education Foundation! Then, stick around after the races to enjoy other Rocktoberfest...

Community Cross Training Event


June 30th, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm - Sign up here for the Heart of Texas Aging and Disability Research Center's Community Cross Training Event! A wonderful opportunity for our community to come together...

The 2015 4th Annual Waco ISD Family Fest!


August 8th, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm - Parents, mark your calendars for Saturday, August 8th from 9am-noon for the 2015 Waco ISD FAMILY FEST! This back to school event will be held...


New & Improved Nutrition Facts Label


January 26th, 2017 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages with a fresh design that will make it...

The McLennan County Active Living & Healthy Eating Plan


January 5th, 2017 - The plan is being funded through a grant by the Texas Healthy Communities Program at the Texas Department of State Health Services, with the goal...

Base Quit-Smoking Day on Menstrual Cycle?


June 8th, 2016 - WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Certain weeks of a woman’s menstrual cycle may be better than others for quitting smoking, a small study...

Eating to Death


June 7th, 2016 - Eating to Death: Number of people afflicted with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980. (NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults...

Do I Have Prediabetes?


June 7th, 2016 - What is prediabetes, and do I have it? Prediabetes means a person's blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to...

Sodium and the "Silent Killer"


June 7th, 2016 - A lot of people may be confused about sodium. It’s essential for life but too much can really harm our health.. so how much do...

Get Out and Garden Today!


June 6th, 2016 - It's National Garden Day!  Did you know, gardening is considered moderate to high-intensity exercise? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 330...

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!


May 10th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer's Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs!  Check out the schedule below! **Please...

Veggie Van Schedule Summer 2016


March 29th, 2016 - Introducing the new schedule for the summer at the Veggie Van! What is the Veggie Van? It is a mobile farmer's market that sells fruits, vegetables...

Americans Urged to Limit Sugar


January 7th, 2016 - Concerned about the cholesterol and fat in your diet? That's so 2015. If you want to stay on the cutting edge of nutrition advice, what you...

National Eating Healthy Day is November 4!


October 28th, 2015 - The American Heart Association is committed to helping all Americans live longer and healthier lives!  Celebrate National Eating Healthy Day by making healthier food choices. On this day each...

In Chicago, Former Park Houses Become Cooking Classrooms


August 13th, 2015 - How a weekly after-school class offered by the city’s Park District is bringing cooking and health education to under-served neighborhoods. A weekly after-school class offered by...

Live Well Waco officially adopted by Prosper Waco!


August 10th, 2015 - Live Well Waco has officially been adopted by the Health arm of Prosper Waco and is working to decrease the percentage of Waco-area adults and children...

Good Times Guide to summer fun for the whole family!


June 9th, 2015 - It is summer time! The perfect time to get out with the whole family and have some fun. Staying active is so important because it...