The Manchester Public Library welcomes guest reader, Dr. Dorothy Ganick to Preschool Story Time! Children can ask the Dr. any questions, try out her stethoscope and more, listen to stories such as Doctors ABC and have a relaxed time with a Dr. that does not involve getting a shot! Please register if bringing a class or group; we’d love to prepare enough materials and space for you! Meets in The Children’s Room.
The 17th Annual Gloucester Health and Wellness Expo promises to be a fun and informative event for families that live in and around Cape Ann. Learn about the foundations of healthy living and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There will be more than sixty exhibits, food demonstrations and samples, free health screenings, Andy the Ambulance and fun stuff for kids!
In this course, you will learn how to properly identify and care for breathing, choking, and cardiac emergencies with infants and children through the age of eight. Infant and child CPR is indispensable for parents, babysitters, teachers, program staff, and anyone else who is in frequent contact with infants and small children. Participants will become certified in Pediatric CPR through the National Safety Council for two years.
Do you know what to do if you are presented with a person who is injured, in shock, bleeding or burned. Any of these issues could arise at a moments notice especially if you are caring for children! The Manchester Parks and Recreation department is hosting a First Aid Training course for people who want to know the basics of First Aid. What you learn in this course could make the critical difference in an emergency
Get outside and walk your way to feeling better! Coolidge Reservation's Ocean Lawn offers an extraordinary opportunity to get you started. This fairly flat, grassy terrain stimulates all your senses, offers fascinating views, and will ease you into walking your way to health.
Baby Boot Camp stroller-based fitness classes are designed specifically to help moms get fit. It takes the place of a personal trainer at a time in your life when you need one more than ever. Classes combine strength-training exercises with cardiovascular drills. Pilates, yoga and abdominal exercises help improve core strength. The stroller, resistance tubes (and even your child!) are used as an integral part of the workout. Come try it - the first class is always FREE!
Meet us at Cashman Park in Newburyport then we'll dash onto the Newburyport Rail Trail for a 1 mile FUN RUN! Costumes are encouraged and children of all ages are welcome! All proceeds from the run will benefit the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center. Registration begins at 10 AM and the run races off at 11AM.
At the Cape Ann Farmers' Market Solstice Market, you'll have a chance to fill your cupboard with locally produced food just in time for the holidays! Pick up last minute gifts, food and meet up with your community before hibernating with your family and friends! You could even buy a gift membership for a friend this holiday season and share lots of fun times at the market together next growing season! A gift that truly keeps on giving!
In this course, kids ages 11 and up will learn the basics of first aid and learn what to do if they are presented with a person who is injured, in shock, bleeding or burned. This course goes beyond just calling 911, and the information your child learns could make a critical difference if they are presented with an emergency in their daily lives! Knowledge of first aid basics is an important life skill that builds confidence as they face new and different situations as they grow. Course fee includes certification (valid for 2 years).
Kick off April vacation by attending the FREE Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 16 (1:00-5:00pm). Enjoy an afternoon of fun-filled Family Action Activities, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Free Healthy Snacks and Smoothies, Rock Band Demo, Danvers Police K-9 demonstration. Go to danversymca.org for more details.