Saturday, September 03, 2011

Be Well Utah! Week

Free and fun activities and events for families! Visit their website for complete details.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Red Butte Garden Visitor’s Center

300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City
4-6 p.m.

Bring the whole family and join us for:
  • Free garden admission after 4 p.m.
  • Family hike through the gardens
  • Explore mind, body, safety and family fun exhibits
  • Meet various PBS Kid’s characters, courtesy of KUED
  • The Unified Fire Authority Babysitter training course
Senior Focus
Friday, September 9, 2011
Taylorsville Senior Center

4743 South Plymouth View Drive
9-11:30 a.m.

Join us for senior-focused health presentations on vision care, nutrition and healthy eating and free vision and health screenings.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Walk and Wag for Wellness with Intermountain Therapy Animals

Fort Douglas
8-10 a.m.
Did you know that walking with your best canine friend is a GREAT way to stay both healthy and happy? People with pets get more exercise, go to the doctor less often, and suffer less depression overall! Bring your family and your dog(s) to take a stroll with us through beautiful Fort Douglas on Saturday morning, September 10th, anytime between 8-10 a.m. Come and learn ways to have fun and stay healthy with your dog. After the walk, stay for the health fair. Head down to the stadium and drop your dog off at the dog sitter! Free dog sitting will be available until noon.

5K Run in Rhythm for AFib Awareness

Rice Eccles Stadium
8-10 a.m.
Come join University of Utah Health Care’s CARMA (Comprehensive Arrhythmia Research & Management) Center inrunning or walking for AFib. Atrial Fibrillation is a cardiac arrhythmia that affects more than four million Americans and causes 20 percent of all strokes.  Bring the entire family and join in this year’s theme of patients vs. doctors. Dress up in lab coats, patient gowns or as your favorite mad scientist for AFib! Run in Rhythm 5K is FREE and the first 500 people to register will receive a free t-shirt.

Annual Fair Events

Rice Eccles Stadium
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Everything at the fair is FREE!
  • Free glucose, dental, blood pressure, cholesterol and health screenings and more
  • Kids’ Corner full of fun, healthy activities
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations and tastings
  • Entertainment and music
  • Group fitness and on-field activities
  • Bike Rodeo with bike safety riding course
  • Free food and drinks
  • Field goal kick

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