New Year, New You: Health-Focused January Events in Northeast Ohio

New Year, New You: Health-Focused January Events in Northeast Ohio

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Whether you’ve made an official New Year’s resolution or you just want to start 2019 on the right foot, check out the following health-focused events taking place throughout the greater Cleveland/Akron area during the month of January.

 

JANUARY 3

NuFit: Nutrition and Fitness Education for a New You. Bring a friend for this free program that provides the latest information on nutrition and fitness: new recipes, facts and myths, and tips from our experts. 6-7 p.m. Medina Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., clevelandclinic.org

 

JANUARY 4

Resolution Hike. Let’s get moving and burn off some holiday calories. 1-2 p.m. Carlisle Reservation, Duck Pond Shelter, 12882 Diagonal Road, Lagrange, metroparks.cc

 

JANUARY 5

Resolution Solution. Boost your wildlife ID skills and fitness with Naturalist Mary Calabrese along this riverside walk. 9 a.m.-noon. Rocky River Reservation, Scenic Park Boat Launch, clevelandmetroparks.com

Healthy Eating. Kick off 2019 with some healthy eating tips from Trudie Burrell from your neighborhood Heinen’s. 2:30-3:30 p.m. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch Library, 1876 S. Green Road, South Euclid, 216-382-4880, cuyahogalibrary.org

Post-Holiday Pick Me Up Program. Have the holiday blahs? Then start the new year off with some winter-themed crafts. Fun for the whole family. 1-1:45 p.m. Headlands Branch Library, 4669 Corduroy Road, Mentor, 440-257-2000, mentorpl.org

 

Hiking for the Health of It. For those who can hike four‑to‑five miles at a brisk pace. Walking trails can be mildly strenuous with a limited amount being off-trail. Ages 10 to adult. 9-11 a.m. Chippewa Inlet Trail/North Lafayette Road, medinacountyparks.com

 

JANUARY 6

Sustainable Resolutions. Come experience a fun way to make New Year’s resolutions. Create an upcycled craft with a purpose and a promise: to a adopt a new, sustainable habit. 1-2:30 p.m. Watershed Stewardship Center, 2277 W. Ridgewood Drive, Parma, 440-887-1968, clevelandmetroparks.com

 

JANUARY 9

Volunteer Orientation. Interested in learning more about the Geauga Park District Volunteer Program? Come for an orientation about the opportunities and begin the application process to become an official volunteer. 2-3 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell, 440-286-9516, geaugaparkdistrict.org

 

JANUARY 12

Family & Friends CPR. Designed for anyone who wants to learn CPR (adult, child and infant) but does not need a credentialed card. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Southwest General, 18697 Bagley Road, Middleburg Hts., 440-816-8036, swgeneral.com

 

JANUARY 17

Living a Well-Oiled Life. What are essential oils and why is everyone talking about them? Learn the basics and benefits of using oils in your daily life. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway St., 330-725-0588, mcdl.info

Introduction to Intuitive Eating. Learn how intuitive eating can help you create a positive relationship with food and body. 7-8 p.m. Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org

 

JANUARY 24

A Year Without Plastic. Need a meaningful New Year’s resolution? Try a plastic-free 2019. Join Naturalist Becca Zak for the start of her journey to do just that. 6-7:30 p.m. Sand Run Metro Park, Mingo Lodge, 1501 Sand Run Pkwy., Akron, summitmetroparks.com

 

JANUARY 26

Day of Wellness. Resolve to be well this year and come for a day of wellness featuring yoga, reiki, healthy eating and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Geauga West Library, 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, 440-729-4250, divi.geaugalibrary.net

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