Healthy Happenings

  • 1 September 2016
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September 10

Delicious Destintions

Southern inspired farm to fork fare is on the menu at this wonderful dining event to benefit St. Vincent’s Community Health Outreach Programs

Where: Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

When: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Info: jaxhealth.com

September  17

First Coast Heart Walk

There isn’t a person in town who has not been touched by family or friends suffering from heart disease. Get out and support the fight against America’s No. 1 health crisis.

Where: Metropolitan Park

When: 8:00 a.m.

Info: firstcoastheartwalk.org

September 24

Fashion For A Cause

Bubbles, cocktails and brunch will all be served with a big dose of style at this fashion show fundraiser for First Coast YMCA.

Where: Stonewood Grill & Tavern

When: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Info: firstcoastymca.org

October 8

JU River House Run/Walk 5k

Celebrate Jacksonville University’s Homecoming and raise money for the Kinesiology Running Research program. This family-friendly event is sure to be a blast!

Where: Jacksonville University

When: 7:00 a.m.

Info: ju.edu

October 22

Esser Health Seminar

Curious about how diet and exercise can reverse illness? This seminar with Dr. Stephen Esser and Certified Personal Trainer, Tiffany Esser will get you on

the road to wellness

Where: Fresh Jax, 11526 Lake Mead Ave., Unit 103

When: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Info: freshjax.com

October 25

Stroke Sense Education Series

This support group is designed to help provide community for stroke survivors and their families, every Tuesday.

Where: Mayo Clinic, Cannaday Building, Room 116

When: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Info: mayoclinic.org

November 4

Tobacco-Free Jacksonville Coalition Meeting

Every first Friday, join in the fight to reduce tobacco addiction and learn what resources are available in our community

Where: 6852 Belfort Oaks Pl.

When: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Info: tobaccofreejacksonville.org

November 12

Bailey’s Health &Fitness Mandarin Run

Burn those calories before holiday feasting begins at the 10k and 5k run sponsored by Bailey’s Health and Fitness.

Where: Bailey’s Gym, 11740 San Jose Blvd.

When: 8:00 a.m.

Info: 1stplacesports.com

November 19

First Coast Walk for Children with Apraxia

Apraxia is a rare disorder that causes children to struggle with speech development. This walk is to raise awareness and funding to about this disorder to support the children and families who live with it daily.

Where: The Bolles School, 7400 San Jose Blvd.

When: 8:30 a.m.

Info: casana.apraxia-kids.org

November 22

22 Too Many

Twenty-two veterans commit suicide every day in America. On the 22nd of every month,  organizations gather to discuss how to better support our local veterans and advocate for their mental health needs.

Where: BREW Five Points, 1024 Park St., Jacksonville

When: 11:30 a.m.

Info: 22toomany.com