Healthy Living Expo in Garland
Sep 01, 2014 12:48AM
Garland’s annual Healthy Living Expo will be held this year from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 27, at the Curtis Culwell Center. Several new features include 15-minute Stop & Learn sessions presented at exhibitor booths throughout the event covering a variety of Healthy Earth and Healthy You topics. Outdoor Fest, sponsored by the Garland Parks and Recreation Department and Bass Pro Shops, is also partnering with the Expo this year, so guests will be able to learn about outdoor adventure activities including kayaking, archery, off-road biking, campsite cooking, fishing and more.
Registration is open for the Expo’s annual H2O 5K, sponsored by the city of Garland Water and Stormwater Management departments. This timed race raises awareness about conserving and protecting water resources while encouraging physical fitness.Recycle Row will allow patrons to properly dispose of unwanted household goods, electronics, medical equipment and medications and more. Healthy You exhibitors will offer a variety of free health screenings, with helpful insights for nutrition, exercise and more. Flu shots also will be available for a cost. The event will also include adoptable pets from the Garland Animal Shelter.
Location: 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd., Garland, TX. For more information and race registration, visit GoGreenGarland.org.