Are you looking to get a leg up on healthy living? Turn over a new leaf, so to speak? An upcoming downtown Richmond event will offer residents the opportunity to jumpstart a healthy lifestyle and more.
The 8th Annual Healthy Living Festival is a family-friendly, free-admission event set for Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Green Space Park, Harbour Way & Macdonald Avenue, Richmond.
“Healthy Village Festival is a fun annual summer event all about health and wellness,” stated event host Richmond Main Street Initiative on its website. “Richmond Main Street collaborates with local community groups and nonprofits, caterers, and businesses to provide delicious healthy food samples, recipes, cookbooks, fresh produce giveaways, educational and fun activities for kids and access to information about living a healthier lifestyle.”
Featured activities at the festival will include “Bike Smoothies” by Rich City Rides; “Ask the Doc” sessions hosted by Kaiser Permanente; mini “Downtown History Hikes” departing at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.; “Fitness Demos” with ZUMBA and Anytime Fitness; food vendors featuring veggie delights from Rosemary’s Kitchen and organic popsicles from Civil Pops; and “Make a Treasure Box” with Richmond mosaic artist Daud Abdullah.
Health tips, giveaways, animals, pony rides, music, info booths, vendors, arts & crafts and other activities will add to the family friendly fun.
The festival is made possible through the generosity of sponsors including Mechanic’s Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Overaa Construction, the City of Richmond and Rolling Hills Memorial Park.
“The Healthy Village Festival offers residents the opportunity to one-stop-shop for a variety of resources to help make health and wellness a top priority in their lives,” said Dr. Desmond Carson, For Richmond Steering Committee health chair. “We encourage the local community to come out to this worthwhile event.”
For more info about the Healthy Living Festival, call Alicia Gallo at Richmond Main Street Initiative at 510-236-4049 or click here.
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s 8th Annual Healthy Village Festival.
When: Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Community Green Space Park, Harbour Way & Macdonald Avenue, Richmond.
Info: Contact Richmond Main Street Initiative at 510-236-4049 or click here
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