Health and Wellness

Pink Weights and a Green Apple wrapped in measuring tape

On Saturday October 26, the Woburn Rec will be hosting their Health and Wellness Fair at the Goodyear Elementary School located at 41 Central Street. This event will take place from 11 am until 2 pm. There will be lots of activities taking place throughout the day, such as Blood Pressure screenings, Zen Muscular Therapy, Osteoporosis Screening done by Winchester Hospital, Reiki, CPR information, and much more. 

DancersCome out to enjoy a night of fun and support.  The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) will be hosting an informational dinner about food allergies and anaphlaxis at the Sons of Italy, located at 117 Swanton Street in Winchester this Friday June 19th from 7pm to 11pm. Tickets for the event will be $25. Food Allergies are on the rise and rapidly increasing in prevalence. FAAN’s mission is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

T'ai Chi classLooking for a way to get into shape for the coming summer? Then it's time to discover T'ai Chi and come to the Woburn Senior Center located at 144 School Street to try out this excellent form of exercise. The class will be held this Friday, June 5th, from 10AM to 11AM.

Woburn Senior CenterThe Senior Olympic sign-ups have begun this week for this year's festivities, held at the Woburn Senior Center on 144 School Street, with the events to follow from Monday, June 8th until the closing ceremonies on Friday, June 12th. The schedule is as follows:

 

Speak Up!SCI's Woburn Youth Council hosted an evening screening of its recently completed Public Service Announcement (PSA)  "Speak Up for Healthy Teen Relationships!" Saturday evening at the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn.  The PSA was presented during an evening of activities set up for Woburn teens.  A great group of teens joined Woburn Youth Council members to think about how to make teens in Woburn safer, healthier and happier.

senior center signThis Wednesday, May 27th the Woburn Senior Center, located at 144 School Street, is proud to present it's next installment of their popular discussion series entitled, “Northeast Senior Health Services”  presented by Carol Pallazolla from Northeast Senior Health.  Let’s discuss health services available in the Woburn area. A breakfast buffet for those attending the lecture will be served at 9:45am for $1 per breakfast, supported by “Friends Helping Seniors” and AARP Secure Horizons. Breakfast will be followed by the free lecture at 10:30am.

kids exerciseSaturday, April 18th, come down to the North Suburban YMCA, located at 137 Lexington Street in Woburn to put a spring in your step and start the season right. This will be an opportunity for kids and families to “Put Play in Their Day,” YMCA Healthy Kids Day, which will run from 2PM to 4PM, uses free, fun, engaging and creative activities to encourage children and families to adopt behaviors that support a healthy lifestyle.