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Smart Snacks Smart Kids
We will explore making easy, healthy snacks that don't contain Red #40, Yellow #5 & 6, and Blue #1.  Participants will learn to make colors using natural ingredients like turmeric, beet juice and spinach.  We will share easy recipes like fruit gummies, leather fruit rollups, frozen fruit pops and chocolate avocado dip that parents and kids can make together, while learning what safe, healthy colors are and are not.  Class instructed by Mary Johnson, CNWC.  Each class has a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15.  Registration form (pdf) 

Dates  Saturday, September 23  
Times   10:00 a.m.  
Fee   $10  
Age   Adults and Kids  
Location   Senior Center, 128 E. Park St. Gardner, KS  
Registration Deadline   One week prior to class  

Great Pumpkin Health Benefits
Come explore the health benefits of the great pumpkin.  Pumpkins are a nutrient dense food that have many health benefits.  They boost your immune system, boost your mood and help you sleep better.  We will make a delicious savory pumpkin soup and a healthy "surprise" pumpkin dessert.  You will leave with a mini pumpkin to decorate and healthy recipes for the upcoming holidays.  This is an adult class.  Children are welcome only if accompanied by a parent.  Class instructed by Mary Johnson LMT, CNWC.  Registration form (pdf) 

 Dates  Saturday, October 28
 Time  10:00 a.m.
 Fee  $10
 Age  Adults and Kids
 Location  Senior Center, 128 E. Park St. Gardner, KS
 Registration Deadline  One week prior to class