Since 1995, communities across the country have celebrated National Public Health Week to highlight issues that are important to improving the publicâ€™s health. We can all play a part in building a healthier and safer Nashua! The Division of Public Health & Community Services is partnering with organizations to promote National Public Health Week and educate the community that "Safety is No Accident."
Created by SNHMC on Apr 1, 2011
Last updated: 04/01/11 at 10:00 AM
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Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is having their 18th annual Run for Food and Shelter. Come join our Nashua
Public Health Team for a 10K, 5K, or 3K walk and kids run.
10:30AM is the City Hall dedication followed by activities from 11AM to 1PM at Nashua Public Library. Includes: face painting, karate demo, child ID kits, crafts, and more! For more information contact Maura McGowan at 224-7005 ext 121.
Movie screening of â€śSearching for Angela Shelton.â€ť
Bridges Domestic & Sexual Violence Support is hosting a screening in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Where: Bonhoeffers CafĂ©, Doors open at 6:30PM. For more information please call Bridges at 889-0858.
Bullying and Cyber-Bullying Awareness
Nashua School District is promoting anti-bullying by challenging students to go the day without facebook, twitter, and texting. Also, Miss NH, Krystal Lee Muccioli and Jess Avelar, Miss Greater Derry's Outstanding Teen and member of the Governors Youth Advisory Council are hosting an assembly for Charlotte Ave 5th Graders. The presentation, is called â€śBe a Buddy, Not a Bullyâ€ť and will promote anti-bullying.
3 Self Defense Classes are being offered at the Holistic Self Care Center
Enter a raffle to win a $50 gift card! $25 Fee.
Call 883-1490 for more information.
Where: Holistic Self Care Center, 12 Murphy Drive,
Nashua, NH. Times available are: 8AM to 10AM, 12PM to
2PM, and 6PM to 8PM.
Child Car Seat Safety Checks & Bike Safety Program The Nashua Police Department will be conducting car seat safety checks and a bike safety program for parents and kids at the Boys & Girls Club. Also, Healthy Kids NH will be on-site to register kids for the NH Healthy Kids Insurance plan. Win a bike helmet or skate board helmet! Where: Boys & Girls Club, 4PM to 7PM.
Play it All Womenâ€™s Self-Defense 101
St. Josephâ€™s Hospital is hosting a self-defense class. Fee is $10.
Visit www.stjosephhospital.com to register or call (603) 595-3168.
Where: Tokyo Joeâ€™s in Hudson, NH, 7:30PM to 9PM
Pool and Swim Safety Program!
Nashua YMCA is hosting a free water safety program for individuals and families. Bring a bathing suit and towel. To register contact Senior Aquatics Director, Katie Parker at email@example.com.
Where: YMCA 11 Prospect St, 5PM to 7PM.
Boning Up on Your Health
Join Andrea Hebert MS, RD, LD, CDE as she discusses how to keep your bones strong and help prevent osteoporosis. Class is free and receive a free bone density screening.
Visit www.stjosephhospital.com to register or call 595-3168
Where: St. Josephâ€™s Hospital, 6:30PM to 8PM.
Fire Prevention and Safety
Nashuaâ€™s Fire Marshalâ€™s office will host a lunch presentation on how to make your home a safer place to live. Individuals 65 years and older are invited to attend. To register contact Steve Ayotte at 882-2106 or SAC11@choiceonemail.com
Where: Nashua Senior Center, 12PM to 1PM.
Kick-off Event at Nashuaâ€™s City Hall! Recognition of National Public Health Week by Mayor Donnalee Lozeau. Free giveaways & raffle prizes! Where: City Hall steps, 1PM to 2PM In case of rain, City Hall Auditorium, 3rd floor. 1 in 5 Presentation The Beyond Influence program will be at the mall inviting shoppers to participate in a sidewalk game. The game is to bring awareness around prescription drug abuse! Where: Pheasant Lane Mall, bottom of the staircase near the Food Court, 3PM to 7PM.