March Is National Nutrition Month

Published on March 01, 2016

March Is National Nutrition Month

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Let's kick off National Nutrition Month today! Join us all month long for kid-friendly events the whole family will love.

Sunday, March 6 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
For the Love of Veggies: for families with children ages 6-10. Presented in partnership with Fairgate Farm
Location: The Ferguson Main Library-DiMattia Building Auditorium. Registration required, call 203-351-8242

Wednesday, March 9 at 10:15 am
Step Ahead stories, music, and movement with a healthy theme for ages 3 to 5
Location: The Ferguson Main Library-DiMattia Building Auditorium. Drop in program

Wednesday, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Learn tips on healthy eating hosted by Optimus Health Care's Nutritionist
Location: 1351 Washington Boulevard in the main lobby outside The Boulevard Cafe, 2nd floor

Saturday, March 12 at 11:00 am
Healthy Eating Storycraft; a story and craft activity for children ages 3 1/2 to 8
Location: The Ferguson Main Library-DiMattia Building
Auditorium. Drop in program

Tuesday, March 15 10:00am - 11:30am & Thursday March 17th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Healthy shopping tours with ShopRite's Dietitian
Location: Shop Rite, 1990 West Main Street. Registration required via cora.ragaini@wakefern.com or 203-904-0975

Thursday, March 17 1:00 pm
Fed Up, a 2014 documentary narrated by Katie Couric
Location: The Ferguson Main Library-DiMattia Building Auditorium. No registration required.

Saturday, March 19th 9:00 am
Family Fun Run/Walk through Stamford, 3 and 5 miles followed by free breakfast
Location: Meet at Fleet Feet Sports, 168 Bedford Street. No registration required.

Wednesday, March 23 12:30 pm
Book discussion of Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, led by Cora Ragaini, Grade A Dietitian
Location: Ferguson Main Library - DiMattia Building, 3rd floor Board Room. Registration required, call 203-351-8242.

Monday, March 28, 11:00 am
Visit Connecticut Food Bank's mobile pantry for nutrition education information
Location: Domus, 83 Lockwood Avenue

Wednesday, March 30th 6:30 pm
Pajama Storytime with healthy theme for children ages 3/12 and up
Location: The Ferguson Library, Harry Bennett Branch, 115 Vine Road, Drop in event.