|Wellness Center lists events|
Wellness Center lists the following events.
* Earth Day 2009, Wednesday, April 22
A whole line-up of events to celebrate Earth Day.
Nike ReUSE A Shoe, all month long. Worn out. Play on. Turn your old sports shoes into places to play. Drop off your old athletic shoes for recycle into sports and playground surfaces through Nike’s Reuse-A –Shoe program. Drop-Off point located at the Wellness Center.
Bicycle Communting 101 w/ Joe Vacek, Wellness Center, Tuesday noon to 1 p.m. Register through U2. Beat high fuel prices, get exercise, and have fun! We'll show you how easy it is to commute to work by bicycle. We'll cover equipment, safety, techniques, weather, and look at some local programs. You'll find out how little effort is required to start and how versatile a tool your bicycle can be.
Trayless Dining, all Earth Day long, UND Dining Centers.
Earth Fair, Wellness Center Atrium, Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m. These businesses will display the efforts they are making in order to stay green and reduce their carbon footprint.
B - Clean Products, City of Grand Forks and Public Works, Arbonne International, storm water and UND recycling, Safety Environmental Office, Sustainability & Energy Conservation, waste management, Ski & Bike Shop.
Earth Day 1.5 Mile Walk/Run, Wednesday 5 p.m. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. Event starts and finishes at the Wellness Center. The event is free! Door prizes will be given out to random participants.
Go Green When You Clean, Culinary Corner, Wednesday, 6 p.m. $5 - register through Work Well. Today’s household cleaners can be very toxic and harmful if not used properly, as well as expensive. Commercial and chemical based products are tough on your wallet as well as your health. Join us in the Culinary Corner as we learn how to make our own non-toxic cleaning products that will help transform your home into a non-toxic and healthy haven.
Culinary Corner events for April 20-25:
All demonstrations take place in the Culinary Corner kitchen located on the first floor of the Wellness Center.
Food trivia for the week, good luck! (answers are at the bottom)
1. Who is the Tootsie Roll named after?
2. There are 17 different animals found in a animal cracker box, name them:
3. What instant drink owes its success to NASA?
Cheap, Fast and Healthy
Monday, April 20, 5:30 p.m.
Are you on a hectic schedule and tight budget? Are you sick of going through the drive thru and ordering unhealthy food just because it’s convenient? Come join us Monday nights for Cheap, Fast, and Healthy!
Each 30-minute session will feature tips on shopping for fresh and healthy ingredients, easy to prepare recipes, and cost comparisons. Class participants will see the recipe being prepared, enjoy a sample, and leave with a recipe card and nutrition information to make the meal themselves! The class is free and no need to pre-register, just show up!
Start Right Breakfast
Tuesday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 22, 7:15 a.m.
Who said Wheaties is the only breakfast of champions? Come join us bright and early in the Culinary Corner and start your day off right! Learn healthy breakfast options that are easy, delicious, and made for champions. The cost is $5 per person.
Faculty and staff: Register http://u2.und.edu/sessions/
Students: register www.wellness.und.edu, click on Nutrition and Culinary Corner
Sweet Treats: Cupcake II Edition
Thursday, April 23, 6 p.m.
Missed our last cupcake class? No worries, it's back again!
Come to this hands-on class to learn more easy, delicious, and healthier cupcake and icing recipes. Further emphasis on icing and decorating cupcakes will be highlighted. Participants will decorate and take home their own creations.
To register: www.wellness.und.edu, click on Nutrition and Culinary Corner.
**Please pre-register by noon the day before each class. Class cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance for full refund option. **
For questions please contact Karina Wittmann, Coordinator of Nutrition Services at email@example.com
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