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Discover Health Events

All events are at Rawlings Public Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave Pueblo, CO 81004 branch unless otherwise noted


Discover Health Exhibit Opening Reception

Oct. 5 - 6-8 p.m. InfoZone Museum, 4th floor

A reception to view Discover Health/Descubre la Salud, a bi-lingual exhibit for Colorado libraries and their communities This hands-on exhibition addresses the nation’s most serious public health issues (diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular health), especially among underserved and rural populations. It also encourages youth, especially those from at-risk communities to pursue careers in health care professions. Refreshments provided.  


Parkview Flu Clinic

Oct. 5 - 3:30-5:30 p.m., 1st floor lobby

Parkview Mobile Nurses will provide a Flu Shot Clinic cost $25/ cash ,check or credit card free to medicare part B—if this is their primary insurance.


Eat to Beat Diabetes

Oct. 7 - 2 p.m. Ryal’s Room, 4th floor

Join Lovely, The Natural Remedies Coach, as she teaches you how to curb your sweet tooth, balance your blood sugar, and which foods and herbs can help keep your blood sugar levels within normal range.The content and materials provided in this workshop are for informational purposes only. It is general information and not a substitute for doctors medical care or advice.


Discover Health Fair

Oct. 14 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ryal’s Room, 4th floor

Learn more about health resources in our community. The health fair will address public health issues such as diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular health. Free such as, blood glucose levels and blood pressure readings will be provided.  Demonstrations will  include; hatha yoga, healthy eating,  proper dental care, and much more.  Learn how your body works and how to stay healthy.


SomeBODY Like Me

Oct. 23 - 27 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Come learn about your amazing body with us during our week’s worth of exploratory activities. From taking care of your teeth to creating your own lung and digestive system, each day will explore a different part of the body through art activities, games and experiments. AND once we’ve learned how our bodies work, former Denver Bronco, Antwon Burton, will be joining us for an interactive presentation (Thursday) to help us keep our bodies in the best shape they can be! Contact the InfoZone for further details.


Flu of 1918

Oct. 23 6:30 p.m. InfoZone Theater, 4th floor

Learn about the history of the pandemic flu of 1918 with Maria Tucker and Hannah Weber.




Cooking Classes

Nov. 15 & Dec 5 5:30 p.m. Ryals Room, 4th Floor

Take the guess work out of what to cook- Parkview Mobile Nurses will demonstrate how to cook a convenient plant based meal.


Converse with a Nurse

10 a.m. 10/16, 10/31, 11/8, 11/15 InfoZone Museum, 4th floor

10 a.m. 12/5 at Lucero Library

The Parkview Mobile Nurses will be available to interact & answer questions related to the Discover Health exhibit. They will also be talking to participants about what it’s like to be a nurse & how to live a healthy lifestyle.


Documentary: “What the Health?”

Nov. 7 - 6:00 p.m. InfoZone Theater, 4th floor

“What the Health,” the new Netflix documentary is creating quite a buzz and bringing much-needed attention to the link between diet and disease. The film covers a lot of the same groundbreaking science supporting a plant-based diet to prevent and reverse disease as “Forks Over Knives.” And if you’ve seen the documentary “Forks Over Knives,” you’ll recognize several familiar faces on screen, like trailblazers Neal Barnard, MD, Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., MD, and John McDougall, MD.


Healthy Eating Story Time: Toddler & Preschool

Nov. 3 10 a.m. Toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Preschool, Youth Services, 1st floor


Hatha Yoga for the Aging

Friday mornings Nov. 10 - Dec. 15 - 10-11:30 a.m. Ryal’s Room, 4th floor

If you are over 60 years of age and want to discover the benefits of Hatha Yoga then this class is for you.  Wear loose fitting clothes, bring a yoga mat and water bottle.  Denise Vargas is a certified yoga instructor with research background in the aging process and has an understanding of the human body.