Teen Program

Fast Food Desperation w/ Brenda Block

Fast Food Desperation: 5 Simple Ways You Can End Fast Food Desperation

Does your busy schedule have you derailing your health with fast food out of convenience? Do you find yourself feeling that you are too tired or do not have enough time to cook? Or maybe you are ravenously hungry and have no clue what to make? Fast Food Desperation strikes the best of us at some time or another. Join Brenda Block, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, for a free educational class at Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, February 7th at 7 P.M. to learn why fast food is not the best option for your health. Leave with 5 simple strategies for how to eat healthy on the run in a fast-paced world and replace your desperation with healthy satisfaction!

This program is the first in a four-part series on healthy eating called Halting Hardened Habits: Four damaging habits that are ruining your health and how to gain control of them.

Tuesday, February 7th at 7 P.M.: Fast Food Desperation
Tuesday, March 14th at 7 P.M.: Snacking Afflictions
Tuesday, April 11th at 7 P.M.: Couch Potato Syndrome
Tuesday, May 9th at 7 P.M.: Sugar Blues

Sugar Blues


Are you the type of person who craves sweets and it's getting the best of you? Do you have low energy in the middle of the day? Join Brenda Block, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, for a free educational class at Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, May 9th at 7 P.M. to end your sugar blues! Block will equip you with the knowledge you need to permanently change your relationship with sugar. You will leave this class with an understanding of the causes of sugar cravings and the tools you need to deal with them. It’s not about deprivation. It’s about freedom! Eat the foods you love and have sweetness in your life without the side effects or the guilt. Come join in on the fun!

Teen-Only NERF Battle @ Your Library

Teens-only (12+) Nerf Battle @ Your Library!
Gear up for some after-hours fun on Friday, December 9th at 6 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library. Outfit yourself with a NERF™ gun and then release your stress with a game of zombies vs. humans & more during this teens-only event brought back by popular demand. NERF™ guns, “Elite” ammo, glow sticks, and snacks provided. Feel free to B.Y.O.B (bring your own unmodified blaster) too! “Elite” dart-style NERF™ guns only, please. Parents will need to stop by the library before the event to sign a waiver form in order for their teen to participate. Waivers will be available at the circulation desk the week of the event, or at drop off the evening of the event.

An Adults-only version of this much-loved program will be offered on Friday, January 6th at 6 P.M.

**Parent/Guardian will need to sign a waiver for their teen in order for them to participate.**


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