The 11th annual Northland Community Wellness Day runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Essentia Health Duluth Heritage Center, 120 S. 30th Ave. W., Duluth. Admission and parking are free.
Northland Community Wellness Day (NCWD) is committed to providing a free and inclusive community event that highlights local wellness resources and services through exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and family-friendly activities.
More than 80 organizations related to health and wellness, public safety, sustainability and financial literacy are participating. The event also features a bounce house, face painting, the Boys & Girls Club activities and climbing wall, games with UMD athletes, and these demonstrations and workshops:
10:30am - 11:00am – St. Louis County Master Gardeners:
Vegetable Gardening - Tips for Beginners to Advanced
11:15am - 11:45am – Jamie Harvie, Executive Director of the Institute for a Sustainable Future:
Regenerating the Earth - What You Can Do
12:00pm - 12:30 pm – Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute:
Chair Yoga demonstration and participation
12:45pm - 1:15pm – Dr. Jonathan Otten, Board Certified Naturopathic Physician:
Developments in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses
1:30pm - 2:00pm – Duluth Police Department:
K-9 Unit demonstration
Northland Community Wellness Day is an annual fun, family-friendly event that helps define the Eight Dimensions of Wellness—emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual—to achieve longevity and improved quality of life.
“Our goal is to help create an awareness of the importance of practicing wellness in our everyday lives and to acknowledge the many resources in our area that support our community’s well-being” said Helen Smith Stone, NCWD’s 2020 Event Coordinator.
Northland Community Wellness Day is presented by the City of Duluth and St. Louis County. In addition, this event is made possible by its partnering sponsors: Corktown Deli & Brews, Duluth Heritage Center, Duluth News Tribune, Duluth Sign/Stewart-Taylor Printing, Essentia Health, maurices, Minnesota Power, St. Luke’s, University of Minnesota Duluth, US Bank, Whole Foods Co-op, Zeitgeist Center for Arts & Community, and community sponsors: KUMD-Duluth Public Radio and Wells Fargo.
For more event details and information, visit www.northlandcwd.org