June Fit Families Newsletter/Farmer’s Market Checks

It’s time for another monthly Fit Families Newsletter. It’s warm outside! Remember to stay active and safe! It does not take a lot of time out there in the sun to get too warm or dehydrated. Drink plenty of water, to stay hydrated. If you get bored with water, you can always make some infused […]

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Natureland and County Parks Cleanup

Walworth County Volunteer Services needs your help! There are parks in Walworth County that you can call hidden gems. Volunteer Services needs help maintaining the parks with trail maintenance, invasive species removal, and park improvements. Enjoy the rewarding opportunity to spend some time outdoors at any of these beautiful parks and know that you made […]

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May Fit Families Newsletter/Boletín de Fit Families

The sun is out and so are “Fit Families”! It’s time to get ready for some yummy warm weather treats and activities. Do you know what is really good? Oranges! There is a really delicious recipe for an orange smoothie inside the newsletter. What a special treat! You can also try some crisp, refreshing orange […]

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Get Fit Fest

Get Fit Fest is May 12th from 9-noon at the Elkhorn Middle School. This will be the perfect Fit Families event for your family. Have fun participating in different activities and learn about healthier living. Best of all, it’s FREE! Get Fit Fest Flyer

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2018 Prairie Walk

The 2018 Prairie Walk is right around the corner! There is a very exciting and interesting theme this year. This year’s theme is WETLANDS, WOODLANDS and WILDLIFE. The walk will take place on Century Oaks Farm in Burlington, WI by Dyer Lake. This event will occur rain or shine so dress appropriately for the weather. […]

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Jardín Comunitario/Community Garden

¡Preparate para la temporada 2018 del Jardín Comunitario! Si el clima lo permite, el Jardín estará activo el 18 de mayo. No se pierda esta gran oportunidad de tener su propio jardín en uno de nuestros 45 lotes. Todos los jardineros estan muy ánimados y listos para disfrutar del sol, la siembra y la cosecha. […]

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FoodWIse Newsletter/FoodWIse boletín

Welcome to a new FoodWIse Newsletter In this newsletter, you can find information on how to enhance your meals with some nutrition! Fruits and vegetables not only add great flavor, they also add delicious color to your meal. Dig in to this newsletter to get some great ideas on mixing up your favorite dishes! Nutrition […]

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2018 Spring Strong Women Session

The Walworth County UW-Extension will again be offering the StrongWomen Program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older adults. Classes will be offered in Elkhorn starting the week of April 9 and run 12 weeks until July 2nd, 2018.  Each class includes cardio exercise, progressive weight training, flexibility, balance activities. All instructors have been trained […]

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February Fit Families Newsletter

Spring is around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about the family vegetable garden! Will you grow the same vegetables and/or fruits as last year? Or will you try something different this year? Have a fussy kid at the table? Try offering them different things and have fun with them. Food should not be […]

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Is it teenaged angst, moodiness, hormones, or something else?

Just about all American kids are immersed in media-related activities. Television, social media, video games, movies, radio, music, the Internet, books, magazines, and newspapers can all be accessed through their handheld devices. Excessive access to these resources or an inability to self-monitor can prove harmful to some teens. Take care to watch for warning signs […]

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