CAPIC-chelsea Family Network ‘Getting Healthy’ Fair Set for May 5

Getting ready for the Getting Health in Chelsea Fair to be held on May 5, 2012, are event committee members (front row), Amy Pai, parent facilitator, volunteer; and Mary McKenzie, RN, public health nurse for the City of Chelsea; and (back row) Maria Cuervo, parent facilitator, volunteer; Evelyn Deras, program assistant for Chelsea Family Network; and Cindy Rassi, program coordinator for Chelsea Family Network.

The CAPIC-Chelsea Family Network is getting ready to hold its third annual “Getting Healthy in Chelsea” fair for children with their families, parents, educators and community members of all ages.

The fair will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Williams School Cafeteria, 180 Walnut St.

Getting Healthy in Chelsea will highlight programs in the community that are taking a step toward resolving the issue of childhood obesity and working with children and parents to raise awareness about the issue.

At the fair, there will be food samples, raffles, zumba, yoga, a dance class, an interactive presentation from the veggie circus, two dance presentations from BAJUCOL, educational activities, nutritional information, and community organizations who will have informational booths.

For more information about the event, please visit FamilyNetwork.html.

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