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Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)

Budget 101. Feb. 2nd at 9:30am. Hicks Elementary, 8520 Hemlock, Houston, TX 77083. Feb. 7th and 21st at 8:30am. Pine Shadows Elementary, 9900 Neuens, Houston, TX 77080. Mar. 7th, 28th at 11am. Bush Elementary, 9730 Stroud Dr. Houston, TX 77036. Mar. 9th at 11:45am. Martin Elementary, 11718 Hendon Ln. Houston, TX 77072. Apr. 21st at 10am. 6001 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77023. Apr. 25th at 3:30pm. Domestic Relations. 1310 Prairie St. #700, Houston, TX 77002. Contact FCS Agent Elizabeth Trejo for more information at 713.274.0971 or etrejo@ag.tamu.edu.

Credit in a Money World. Feb. 9th. at 9:30am. Hicks Elementary, 8520 Hemlock, Houston, TX. 77083. Feb. 14th at 8:30am. Pine Shadows Elementary, 9900 Neuens, Houston, TX 77080. Mar. 21st. at 11am. Bush Elementary, 9730 Stroud Dr. Houston, TX 77036. Mar. 23rd at 11:45am. Martin Elementary, 11718 Hendon Ln. Houston, TX 77072. Contact FCS Agent Elizabeth Trejo for more information at 713.274.0971 or etrejo@ag.tamu.edu.

Lunch and Learn. February is Heart Health Month. Join the Harris County Extension office for a FREE Lunch and Learn on Thursday, Feb. 9th from 11:30am-12:30pm. Bring your lunch. To register, contact Rebecca Scono by Feb. 7th at 713.274.0970 or email rebecca.scono@ag.tamu.edu.

Hip Hop 4 Health.

Ready to work off some of those holiday pounds? Join the Harris County Extension office in February for nutrition and line dancing classes. Cost: $25. Covers the 4 week health series & dance classes. To register, contact Rebecca Scono by Mar. 3rd at 713.274.0970 or email rebecca.scono@ag.tamu.edu.

Better Living for Texans (BLT)

Eat Smart, Live Strong. A nutrition education for older adults conducted by Amy Comer, BLT Program Assistant. Feb. 9, 16, 23 from 9-10am. Wesley House Community Center, 1410 Lee Street, Houston, TX 77009. Contact Paula Broughton - pbroughton@wesleyhousehouston.org. Mar. 8, 15, 22 from 11-11:45am. Clearlake Presbyterian Church, 1511 Eldorado Blvd, Houston, TX 77062. Contact Luisa Rodriguez at 713.614.3371. Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31 from 10-11am. Cavalcade Community Center, 3815 Cavalcade, Houston, TX 77026. Contact Ruby DeLeon at Ruby.DeLeon@cp1.hctx.net. Apr. 6, 13, 20 from 10-11am. Northeast Multi-Service Center, 9720 Spaulding, Houston, TX 77016. Contact Delia Chavez at Delia.Chavez@houstontx.gov. Cooking for One. Apr. 27th from 1-2pm. Glazier Senior Education Center, 16600 Pine Forest Ln. Houston, TX 77084. Contact Lisa Rice at LRice@pct3.com

Health Fair. April 20th from 1-3pm. AHEPA 29 Phase I & II Apartments

13830 Canyon Hill, Houston, TX 77083. Contact: Josie Calderon at (Office) 281.495.3587 or (Cell) 281.413.8398.

Eat Smart, Live Strong. A nutrition education for older adults conducted by Kim Perry, BLT Program Assistant. The series is a basic nutrition series which is 4 lessons long or one hour each week for 4 weeks. The lesson includes lectures on “Challenges and Solutions, How to Reach Food Goals, How to eat Smart and Spend Less, and how to incorporate Colorful and Classic Favorites into your diet.” All of these lessons include a food demo, a little bit of exercise and cool and useful prizes. Following dates, times, and locations: Mar. 15, 22nd, 29th at 2pm. Hockley Community Center, 28515 Old Washington Rd, Houston TX 77447. Contact Gerlinde Pittman at 936.931.5029.

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