June brings with it the start of summer…and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the warmer weather and stop by Health Net Plaza at the East Los Angeles Farmers Market, where every Saturday features free, health-filled fun for the whole family.
Since its opening in April, the Health Net Plaza at the East Los Angeles Farmers Market has been abuzz with activity every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May was a memorable month, with visitors being treated to Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day festivities, as well as to a host of health tests and health and wellness presentations.
June is shaping up to be equally eventful! Each Saturday will be brimming with free activities for kids and grownups alike, such as health and wellness presentations, health tests and lots of nifty giveaways. Mark your calendars and join us!
June 1 – Healthy teeth and gums will be this week’s theme and there will be talks on dental health and dental tests for all. Visitors can also have their blood pressure, body fat and vision tested. There will also be a presentation on how to make healthy snacks.
June 8 – Maximizing your good health will be the order of the day, so swing by to have your blood pressure, blood sugar and body fat tested. Then stick around for a fun fitness class and an informative session about ways to reduce stress.
June 15 – Kids are invited to come by and get a fun face painting, as well as a chance to create custom Father’s Day cards! There will also be a dazzling Folklorico performance by skilled dancers for your entertainment. Blood sugar and blood pressure tests will also be available for all.
June 22 – Every fourth Saturday is Seniors Day! A low-impact Senior Sit-Fit exercise class will be held. There will be a presentation about overcoming depression by the Alzheimer’s Association, along with a Health Forum held by Dr. Ramirez. Blood sugar and blood pressure tests will also be offered.
June 29 – Preserving your good health will be on the agenda for this week, and there will be a health and wellness presentation on how to manage cholesterol. Visitors can also have their blood pressure, body fat, and vision tested.
Also, be sure to bring or pick up your Health Net Plaza Club Card. Here’s how it works: Every time you visit Health Net Plaza, your card will be stamped. On your eighth visit, you’ll receive a surprise gift!
Click here for a Health Net Plaza June flyer.
The Health Net Plaza will be in full swing every Saturday – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., through July 27 – at the East Los Angeles Farmers Market, where you can stock up on farm-fresh produce. (For more information about the East Los Angeles Farmers Market, call (323) 266-7770 or visit http://www.velaela.org/ela_farmers.html.) You’ll find the Health Net Plaza and the Farmers Market at:
East Los Angeles Civic Center
4801 East 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90022