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CDPH: Put Immunization on Your Back-to-School Checklist

CDPH: Put Immunization on Your Back-to-School Checklist

Aug. 18, 2014 - With the new school year about to begin, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of CDPH and state health officer, is encouraging parents to make sure their kids’ vaccinations are up-to-date before classes start... Read More

Get S'more Micke Grove Zoo After Dark

Get S'more Micke Grove Zoo After Dark

Zoo fans and community members that were unable to participate in this year’s sold out “Zoo After Dark” programs are being given one last chance to enjoy Micke Grove Zoo after dark this summer. “S’more Zoo” is a one-time campfire themed program set to occur at Micke Grove Zoo on Saturday, August 23 from 7:00-9:00PM. Participants must purchase tickets online before Friday, August 22 at www.mgzoo.com in order to join in on the evening fun.

Batman Day at the Keyes Library

Batman Day at the Keyes Library

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Batman at the Keyes Library on Thursday, July 24 at 3 p.m. Children can play Pin the Symbol on Batman, make superhero crafts, and pose for pictures. Be sure to bring your cameras because Batman will be making a special appearance! Participants can also come dressed as their favorite superhero; however, costumes are not required. Cake and light refreshments will also be served.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

2014 Weekly Challenge #27: The Sensational Swimsuit Challenge!

2014 Weekly Challenge #27: The Sensational Swimsuit Challenge!

2014 Weekly Challenge #27: The Sensational Swimsuit Challenge!

 

Now that it is finally, officially, summer, who doesn't want to look better in a swimsuit? Just 5 minutes every morning is all it takes!

 

The Sensational Swimsuit Series:

30 Toe taps

Flip over for the swim (count to 30)

30 double pump bicycles

Super woman (hold for a count of 30)

 

Your Challenge: every morning, take 5 minutes to do the moves above. You'll be looking sensational in that swimsuit, and your body will love you for it!

 

2014 Weekly Challenge #26: Eat LOCAL!

2014 Weekly Challenge #26: Eat LOCAL!

2014 Weekly Challenge #26: Eat LOCAL!

 

You hear it all the time: Eat Local! But why?

Here are 8 reasons to eat local foods (taken from about.com):

1. Local Foods Are Fresher (and Taste Better)

Food that was picked within the last few days tastes way better than food that was picked (unripened) and trucked thousands of miles to get to you. And fresh food lasts longer, too.

2. Local Foods Are Seasonal (and Taste Better)

2014 Weekly Challenge #24: Built a New Healthy Habit

2014 Weekly Challenge #24: Built a New Healthy Habit

2014 Weekly Challenge #24: Built a New Healthy Habit

 

Your challenge this week is to create a new healthy habit (or break an old unhealthy one). Here's a great article on the topic:

Fossil Show at the Keyes Library

Fossil Show at the Keyes Library

Join the Keyes Library and Terry McMillin from the Mother Lode Mineral Society for the Rock and Fossil Show on Thursday, July 10 at 1 p.m. During this program, children will have the opportunity to learn about various rocks, minerals, and fossils and have their geology questions answered after the show. This program is designed for school-aged children, but all ages are welcome. Participants are invited to stay after the presentation to make their own geode.

The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call the Keyes Library at 664-800