Poe Center offers free lunches and health education this summer :: WRAL.com

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— The Poe Center for Health Education offers free lunches every Wednesday for the kids this summer.

The lunches will be combined with health education programs that cover topics such as nutrition, physical activity, dental health, summer safety and gardening.

The program is open to ages 18 and under and will be held at Poe Center’s PlayWELL Park at 224 Sunnybrook Road in Raleigh. Meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be followed by activities.

Dates and themes/activities:

  • Wednesday, June 15 – Drinking water-theme with flavored water recipes and tastings.
  • Wednesday, June 22 – Zumba for kids
  • Wednesday, June 29 – Dental health activities and free toothbrushes (while supplies last) with Dental Dental’s new mascot, the Emerald Pine tooth fairy.
  • Wednesday, July 6 – Summer Safety
  • Wednesday, July 13 – Kids Yoga with When Daddy Shows Me the Sky children’s book author Rebecca Wheeler
  • Wednesday July 20 – Honey Tasting with Bee Downtown
  • Wednesday, July 27 – Snacks to prepare with NC PTA
  • Wednesday August 3 – Explore the GrowWELL Garden and Activities with Marbles Kids Museum

You can get more information on the Poe Center website.

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