Franklin

History Walk and Picnic

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Waid Park - 701 Waid Park Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Come and enjoy this free and easy guided hike in Waid Park (Franklin County) with stops along the trail to reveal the local history of the area.  Pack your lunch box to enjoy a group lunch at one of the park's shaded community picnic sites.  

Pre-Registration is required.  To register please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

All participants are responsible for providing their own mean and picnic needs.

We hope to see you there!

Grocery Store Tour: Cart Smarts

When 
Thursday 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where 
Bassett Food Lion - 5835 Virginia Ave, Bassett, VA 24055

Feeling lost or overwhelmed in the Supermarket? Do you have an interest in learning how to eat healthier? If you answered yes, please join Carilion Clinic's Dietician for a grocery store tour to become a health wise shopper.  Healthy eating starts with what you put in your grocery cart.

Pre-Registration is Required.  You may register by calling Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Participants must be 18 years or older.

 

Car Seat Safety Check - Franklin County

When 
Saturday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Callaway Fire & Rescue - 8380 Callaway Rd, Callaway, VA 24067

"Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and seven (7) out of ten (10) Car Seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed properly. Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a car seat safety check today! Come have your car seat checked by a Certified Technician to ensure the safety of your child.  

For more information and/or any questions you may have, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Come and join us and have one of our Certified Technicians educate you on how to keep your child or someone you love safe!

Let's Build Healthy Kids

When 
Tuesday 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Parish - 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, VA 24121

An activity for kids to learn about Heart, Lungs, Hair, Ears, Vision, Stomach and Teeth.  Activities and Build a cut out person will help children learn about these body parts and how to keep them healthy!

This event is for children ages 6 - 12 and is limited to (20) children, not including adults.  

Registration is required.  You must register with Tami by calling (540) 721-4330, (540) 297-5530 or via email at tepnurse@smltep.org 

We look forward to seeing you there!
 

Carilion Clinic Family Day at Bridgewater Plaza

When 
Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where 
Bridgewater Plaza - 16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy, Moneta VA 24121

Do you enjoy outdoor recreation activities like Putt-Putt, Rock wall climbing and Boat rides? 

 
If so, come and join Carilion Clinic at Bridgewater Plaza for a fun-filled family day. We will also have information on sun, boat, and water safety to ensure a fun summer.
 
You will also have the chance to win raffle prizes!!
 
Food and drink will be available for purchase.  This Event is Rain or Shine.

For any questions you may have, please contact Eric Altizer at (540) 266-6496.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Body Basics

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
The Essig Recreation Center l 295 Technology Dr, Rocky Mt, VA 24151
Body Basics is a beginner level strengthening training session for adults.  An exercise class for individuals new to exercise who need guidance or who have a health related physical limitation to work around. These strength training classes involves standing and sitting exercises. We use hand weights and participants can stand and/or sit to perform theses exercises.
 
Weights are provided. 
 
For more information, please contact the Franklin County Parks and Recreation Center at (540) 483-9293 and/or at www.playfranklincounty.com
 
*** NO class on May 30th or July 4th. ***

The Plate Method Class

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Medical Office Building - 390 S. Main Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

This Class will be a prerequisite to attending the Kroger Grocery Store Tour.

Class will be held in the Conference Room on the 3rd Floor Sections 1 & 2 of the Carilion Clinic Medical Office Building in Rocky Mount

Pre Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Carilion Clinic Health Walk and Talk

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where 
Booker T. Washington National Park - 12130 Booker T. Washington National Hwy, Hardy, VA
Come and join us for a Wellness Walk and Talk along the 1 ½ mile Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail.  Each walk will be led by a knowledgeable trail guide.  The Kick-off walk is April 9th!

This year's walking theme is "Diabetes Prevention and Wellness".  Following each health walk we will meet back in the Visitors Center for a healthy food tasting.  Each Month we will feature a new recipe, with tastings from side or main dishes, deserts and appetizers.  Recipe cards will also be available so you can make it at home.  

Walkers will meet the trail guide at the Park's Visitors Center at 10:00 a.m. on the second (2nd) Saturday of each Month, from April until November.  Please be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for walking.  

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, please contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at 540-484-8569.

 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Franklin