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August 11, 2015 (La Mesa) -- Get Back-To-School healthy with a free food demonstration! This free workshop begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 10, in the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive. This is the fifth in our series of healthy community interactive workshops and features presenter Kristie Holt, MPH, CHES, CLE who will demonstrate some healthy lunch and back-to-school snacking ideas. School aged kids are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian and will have an opportunity to decorate a lunch bag to show off their healthy choices to classmates.  Kristie will lead you in hands-on preparation of some delicious and nutritious examples that you and your kids can make and sample on the spot.

Pre-registration is required by September 3. Space is limited to the first 100 people to register and there is no cost to register.

Access the “sign up now” link at and scroll to the Special Activities section to register online by September 3. To register by phone call the Community Center office Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at 619‑667-1300.

These free healthy community workshops are made possible with funding from Kaiser Permanente®. Each workshop covers a different fitness or wellness topic. The final workshop will occur on November 12. Visit the City website and the online La Mesa FOCUS newsletter for schedule announcements and more information.