What: Walk This Way at Turtle Bay – An Annual Healthy Shasta Celebration
When: Saturday (Oct 2), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Turtle Bay
REDDING, CA – Healthy Shasta is proud to present the 5th Annual Walk This Way at Turtle Bay celebration! Choose healthy and join us Saturday, October 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Turtle Bay Exploration Park for this fantastic FREE family event. Once again, this year’s festivities include healthy cooking demonstrations, health screenings, nutrition information, food samples, arts and crafts, as well as games and activities for kids of all ages. Don’t miss this year’s special Chef at the Market Cooking Demonstrations. Get great healthy cooking tips from our featured local Chefs, including Chef Katie Bullock from Grilla Bites, Chef Christine Silver from Tapas Downtown and Chef Cal DeMercurio from Rivers Restaurant.
Additional highlights include:
- Free admission to Turtle Bay Exploration Park (provided by Mercy Medical Center Redding and Turtle Bay)
- Nutrition Olympics and Fresh Produce Tastings
- Season finale of the Walk on the Wild Side Animal Show at 12:30 p.m.
- Shasta Healthy Smiles dental screenings for children 0-5.
- Enjoy special “get fit” routines presented by:
- Shasta Skippers at 9:30 a.m.
- Redding Jazzercise Center at 10:30 a.m.
- Balance Yoga at 11:30 a.m.
- Shasta Family YMCA Zumba at 1:30 p.m.
Due to Caltrans delays, the bike/pedestrian path will not be finished by October 2nd. Thus the bike/walk previously planned from the Big Lots parking lot to Turtle Bay has been cancelled. However, all Bike Rodeo events will still take place in the Big Lots parking lot off Hilltop Drive as planned. In the parking lot, check out the Caltrans booth and take part in the Bicycle Rodeo, featuring helmet fitting, a bicycle safety check, obstacle course, and much more.
Walk This Way at Turtle Bay’s majors sponsors include Mercy Medical Center Redding, Shasta County Public Health, The McConnell Foundation and Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
Visit www.healthyshasta.org for a full schedule of events, or call 242-3180 for more information. Healthy Shasta is a partnership committed to making healthy eating and physical activity choices easier where you live, work and play.
-from Healthy Shasta press release
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