Nationwide Take a Stroll within the Park Day
Nationwide Take a Stroll within the Park Day is coming and walkers of all ages are invited to cease by the Floral Metropolis Librarys Linear Park between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, to hitch in on the enjoyable.
There might be a StoryWalk, sidewalk chalk, hopscotch and extra. Whereas there, take into account trying out a Birding Backpack and visiting among the different parks in Citrus County.
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Train your thoughts and physique on the library
The Coastal Area library in Crystal River is at the moment providing Sit and Be Match, a category the place attendees can study stretches and strengthening workouts, all of which may be executed in a seated place.
Sit and Be Match has moved to a brand new date; attendees will meet at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday of the month.
The health choices on the Coastal Area Library don’t cease right here. Immersive Meditation is held at 10 a.m. on the primary Friday of the month, with the following assembly being held on Could 5. Take part transferring your physique and having enjoyable whereas doing so.
Library packages are free and open to the general public. To register for these packages, go to the net calendar at attend.citruslibraries.org/occasions or name the Coastal Area Department at 352-795-3716. To remain within the learn about upcoming packages and occasions, comply with @CitrusLibraries on Fb and Instagram.
Water Security and Childrens Well being Honest
The Nature Coast Water Security Coalition is proud to current April Swimming pools Day: Water Security and Childrens Well being Honest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at Bicentennial Park Pool in Crystal River.
This occasion is hosted in partnership with Citrus County Parks & Recreation, YMCA of Citrus County, Caylas Coats and the Florida Division of Well being. Households will study water security with drown prevention, lifejackets and boating security, have the ability to work together with water rescue stations and study swimming classes supplied on the native swimming pools.
Dementia workshops supplied in 2023
Dealing with Dementia and the Citrus County Library System have introduced that free ABC of Dementia workshops might be supplied month-to-month at venues all through the county throughout 2023.
The remaining 2023 schedule will embrace: April 17, Coastal Area Library, 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River; Could 15, Homosassa; June 16, Inverness; July 17, Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Ave., Beverly Hills; Aug. 21, Crystal River; Sept. 18, Homosassa; Oct. 20, Inverness; Nov. 20, Beverly Hills; Dec. 18, Crystal River.
All workshops are introduced from 10 a.m. to midday. Whereas the workshops are free, reservations are inspired. For extra info or to order seats, name 352-422-3663 or electronic mail email@example.com the present day.
Artwork from the Coronary heart program is again
Because of funding from Dementia Training Inc., Artwork from the Coronary heart, a program for households residing with dementia, will return to the Citrus Memorial Well being Basis YMCA in April, positioned at 4127 W. Norvell Bryant Blvd., Lecanto.
Artwork from the Coronary heart, which gives supervised artwork and music as social and therapeutic exercise for people with dementia and their care companions, has a well-liked historical past on the YMCA, however was compelled to shut in 2020 on account of COVID-19.
Now, it should resume the fourth Thursday of every month, from 1 to three p.m. starting on April 27. Members will get pleasure from portray, drawing, crafts and puzzles, then make music underneath the management of native musicians.
This system is free. To study extra or to register to take part, contact Patricia Lascoula at 352-500-9622 or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marion County Libraries provide dementia workshops
The Marion County Library System and Dealing with Dementia have introduced a Spring collection of free ABC of Dementia workshops once more. Dates and places by April are as follows:
- Belleview Library, positioned at 13145 SE. County Freeway 484, Belleview. Workshops might be supplied from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 31, and Friday, April 28.
- Dunnellon Public Library, positioned at 20351 Robinson Highway, Dunnellon, will provide a workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.
- Marion Oaks Library, positioned at 294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala, will provide a workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5.
- Sankofa Public Library, positioned at 1821 NW. twenty first St., Ocala, will provide a workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6.
As a result of recognition of those workshops, reservations are inspired. For extra info or to order seats, name 352-422-3663 or electronic mail email@example.com the present day.
Dunnellon Library to host ABC of Dementia
The general public is invited to attend a free ABC of Dementia workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, on the Dunnellon Library, 20351 Robinson Highway, Dunnellon.
Dealing with Dementia president and workshop presenter Debbie Selsavage mentioned, Our ABC of Dementia workshop explains Alzheimers and different types of dementia in plain language, suggests strategies for changing into a greater and less-stressed care companion, and gives helpful assets to households residing with dementia.
Whereas the workshop is free, reservations are inspired. For extra info or to order seats, name Debbie Selsavage at 352-422-3663 or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org the present day.
Free dementia workshop accessible for vets
Dealing with Dementia has introduced that its ABC of Dementia workshop is obtainable to any nonprofit membership or group that serves U.S. army veterans.
The ABC of Dementia workshop is a two-hour academic occasion that explains the assorted causes of dementia, tells households easy methods to get a prognosis and what to anticipate after a prognosis, describes higher methods to serve and talk with an individual residing with dementia, and ends with a role-play demonstrating the strategies of person-centered compassionate care.
For extra info or to schedule a workshop, name 352-422-3663 or electronic mail email@example.com the present day.
HPH Hospice seeks group assist
HPH Hospice in Lecanto gives consolation and care, giving sufferers the absolute best remaining high quality of life and supporting their households by this anxious time. As a nonprofit, HPH Hospice by no means turns anybody away for lack of funds.
Typically the wants of sufferers and their households increase the realm of their care. To assist, organizations might have a “provides drive” or fundraiser with members on behalf of economic assist of sufferers together with a presentation by HPH Hospice. To schedule or for extra info, electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org or name 352-359-8373.
Coastal Area library has train collection
Train is taken into account the most effective methods to remain wholesome. Sadly, simply going out and exercising isnt all the time the simplest choice. A earlier damage could make it troublesome to maneuver round or the excessive affect workouts that everybody else is doing could also be too laborious.
That is the place your native library is available in. The Coastal Area department in Crystal River presents a free, low-impact chair train collection known as Sit & Be Match!
Courses are held Thursdays starting at 10:30 a.m.
This class focuses on low-impact stretches and strengthening workouts, all executed from a seated place. These workouts are geared toward bettering flexibility, studying weight management and decreasing the prospect of damage.
Additionally, cease by the Homosassa branchat 5:30 p.m. Mondays for stomach dancing or the Lakes Area department in Inverness at 4:45 p.m. Wednesdays for Yang Tai Chi.
Zumba courses accessible each week
Zumba courses with Licensed Teacher Donna arefrom 11 a.m. to midday Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Central Citrus Group Middle, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court docket, Lecanto.
Courses are low affect and geared to seniors with lots of laughter included. Get an excellent exercise whereas dancing and having enjoyable. The fee is $5 per class.
To pre-register or for extra info, name 352-527-5993 or electronic mail email@example.com. Courses should not held on authorities holidays.
Socialize with others at Caf Break!
Among the many wellness packages supplied by Mates of Citrus and the Nature Coast at its Wings Grief Middle, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane (gold constructing on proper) in Homosassa Springs is Caf Break!
At Caf Break! Anybody grieving or lonely can discover a protected place to socialize with others, work puzzles, play video games or chat over a cup of espresso and snacks for 2-1/2 hours beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and at 9 a.m. Thursdays.
For extra info or to hitch this program that follows CDC tips, name 352-249-1470.
Salon presents free facial train courses
From Head To Toe Salon presents free face carry train courses at 9 a.m. each Monday. The salon is at 21 N. Croft Ave. in Inverness.
On this one-hour class, study to sculpt and revitalize your face with 25 facial workouts that construct quantity, decrease wrinkles and carry and tone for a younger look.
Area is proscribed, so name grasp esthetician Stephanie Gombrelli at 352-613-6111 to order a spot.
Chemo sufferers obtain free therapy
Chemotherapy sufferers obtain free microblading (eyebrow everlasting make-up) by Stephanie Gombrelli at From Head To Toe Salon in Inverness.
Name 352-613-6111 for extra info and to schedule.
Citrus Libraries: Wholesome thoughts, wholesome physique
Citrus Libraries will host a number of Well being & Wellness occasions.
On Mondays at 5:30 p.m. on the Homosassa department, stomach dancing courses might be accessible.
- On the final Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m., the Coastal Area department hosts Doreen Lavista who guides an immersive meditation session. Convey a yoga mat, cushion, pillow or again assist for utilizing a chair.
- Each Wednesday at 4:45 p.m. on the Lakes Area department, Eric Poling teaches Yang Tai Chi 13. This type emphasizes constructing energy, stability and coordination by easy actions. Registration is required.
- On Thursdays, Tai Chi courses are held on the Floral Metropolis department. The primary class is Past the Fundamentals Tai Chi at 9:30 a.m. and is designed for seasoned contributors. These trying to study extra about Tai Chi ought to attend the ten:45 a.m. newbie class.
For extra info, comply with @CitrusLibraries on Fb and Instagram or go to citruslibraries.org.
Lions Membership presents imaginative and prescient look after veterans
Any veterans in Citrus County who can not afford their eyeglasses or are in want of imaginative and prescient care can contact Inverness Lions Membership at 352-560-8741.
The membership might help with any imaginative and prescient want. Residency and earnings necessities apply.
Group heart presents courses
The East Citrus Group Middle, 9907 E. Gulf-to-Lake Freeway in Inverness, presents wholesome selections on its group class schedule.
Tai Chi might be supplied from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays. From 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, licensed Silver Sneakers Flex teacher Kathy Johnson will lead Kathys Loopy Cardio Class.
The fee for every class is $3 per particular person or $1 for Silver Sneakers members. For individuals who want to take part in each courses, there’s a lowered value of $5 per particular person. For extra info, name 352-344-9666.
Water aerobics at Bicentennial Pool
Citrus County Parks and Recreations provide a water aerobics class from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Bicentennial Park Pool, 8145 W. Bicentennial Park Drive in Crystal River.
The fee is $3 per particular person per class. These courses provide a enjoyable, wholesome health exercise with out added stress on joints. Members should be 16 years or older.
For extra info, name 352-795-1478.
Stepping Stones to Wellness meets weekly
Stepping Stones to Wellness will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Tuesday on the Mates of Citrus and the Nature Coast Wings Grief Middle, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane in Homosassa.
The group is facilitated by yoga instructor Ellen Armitage. By combining strolling in place, guided meditation/rest workouts and a course of group, it’s designed to assist promote general well-being.
Offered as a group service, the category is obtainable at no cost. To order a spot, name 352-249-1470. For extra info, name friendsofcitrus.org or go to Mates of Citrus on Fb.
Wings Grief Middle presents superior yoga
The Mates of Citrus and the Nature Coast superior yoga group meets from 4 to five p.m. each Thursday on the Wings Grief Middle, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane in Homosassa.
The category is facilitated by Ellen Armitage, a yoga instructor with greater than 20 years of expertise serving to others discover their solution to their highest self.
Classes are offered as a group service and are supplied at no cost. To order a spot, name 352-249-1470. For extra info, name friendsofcitrus.org or go to Mates of Citrus on Fb.
Free being pregnant testing, sonograms accessible
Citrus Being pregnant Middle is providing free being pregnant testing and free early being pregnant sonograms at each places: 726 NE U.S. 19 in Crystal River and 3185 E. Thomas St. in Inverness.
For extra info, name 352-341-5176.
Attend Dr. Bennetts Hearth Chats
Dr. Joseph Bennett presents month-to-month Hearth Chats starting midday the primary Wednesday of every month on the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute (RBOI), 522 N. Lecanto Freeway.
Classes usually function visitor audio system, in addition to open dialogue relating to well being and most cancers care. A lightweight lunch is offered; due to this fact, RSVP is requested.
Bennett welcomes questions and open dialogue, so convey your questions or electronic mail them forward of time to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those that haven’t acquired their COVID-19 vaccination might be requested to put on a masks and observe social distancing contained in the constructing.
Name Shawn at 352-527-0106 to make a reservation.
RBOI has provides for most cancers sufferers
In case you are in want of scarfs, wigs, or different useful gadgets for these going by most cancers remedies, name Medical Social Employee Wendy Corridor, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute in Lecanto has a useful resource room with greater than 100 wigs accessible without cost. Cease within the Lecanto workplace from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday by Friday or name to make an appointment.
Medical Social Employees at RBOI will help people needing assist by the emotional turmoil attributable to most cancers with assets, together with software for Citrus Help Most cancers Basis help. Many providers together with Zoom conferences for assist and training can be found for sufferers with most cancers, and their family members. Name 352-527-0106.
Free listening to screening accessible
Citrus Therapeutic Impaired Program Providers (CHIPS) is providing free listening to screenings for Citrus County residents on the outdated prepare depot, 109 NE Crystal St. in Crystal River.
Screenings are by appointment solely. Low-income listening to help help is obtainable.
To study extra, name Maureen 352-795-5000.