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Healthy Community Events

Upcoming Events

Live Well

Vermicomposting Workshop

This class teaches residents about Vermicomposting, a composting method where worms convert food scraps into two of the best amendments on earth. Residents will learn how to care for the worms, make bedding, and harvest a worm bin.

Date: Saturday, January 27
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Perris Green City Farm, 135 N. D Street
RSVP: Eduardo Sida, (951) 943-6100 ext. 301

Community Hikes

Registration and sign-in for all hikes begins at 7:30 a.m. the morning of the event. Hiking begins about 8 a.m. Water will be provided at all hikes but participants are urged to bring their own as well.

All hikes are free but the Lake Perris State Recreation Area  charges a parking fee of $5 per vehicle  to access the recreation area. A local dentist office, Perris Modern Dentistry, is sponsoring parking for the first 30 vehicles at the Oct. 28 hike.

Upcoming hikes include:

  • Feb. 10, 2018: The Lake Perris State Recreation Area for a walk-on-the-beach excursion.
  • March 17, 2018: Kabian Park, 3-mile scenic hike course.
  • April 14, 2018: Lake Perris State Recreation Area, a 4-mile challenging hike to the summit of Terri Peak. More than 250 people participated in the same hike earlier this year.

Green Cleaning Workshop

Teaches the benefits of using environmentally sound cleaning practices that use less toxic ingredients. Recipes will be given to make your very own cleaning products at home.

Date: Wednesday, March 21
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Perris Green City Farm, 135 N. D Street
RSVP: Eduardo Sida, (951) 943-6100 ext. 301

Spring Yoga in the Garden!

Participants engage in a balance between physical activity and meditation. Participants will learn yoga postures and breathing techniques that will help their bodies become stronger, flexible, and stable.

Dates: Mondays, April 2, April 23, May 7, May 21
Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Perris Green City Farm, 135 N. D Street
RSVP: Eduardo Sida, (951) 943-6100 ext. 301

Chef in the Garden

Join Chef Lee Burton as he teaches how to prepare healthy recipes using produce that is in season.

Date: Friday, April 6
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Perris Green City Farm, 135 N. D Street
RSVP: Eduardo Sida, (951) 943-6100 ext. 301

Master in the Garden Workshops

Come learn new gardening techniques you can use at home! Everything from seasonal planting, to organic gardening, and natural pest control.

Dates: Thursdays, April 19, May 3, May 17, May 31, June 14
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Perris Green City Farm, 135 N. D Street
RSVP: Eduardo Sida, (951) 943-6100 ext. 301

Salud con Sabor—Nutrition class in Spanish

Learn about healthy new ways to cook your favorite meals while learning tips and information about healthy living.

Dates: Wednesdays, May 30 & August 29
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Perris Green City Farm, 135 N. D Street
RSVP: Crystal Lopez, (951) 943-6100 ext. 234