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January 2021

Bird Brained – Birding for Emotional Wellbeing (Webinar)

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us for Bird Brained - Birding for Emotional Wellbeing (Webinar) on Tuesday, January 19 at 1 PM. Studies have shown that spending time in nature and birdwatching can be beneficial for your health. Join Laura VonMutius, education manager at Maitland’s Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, to learn why birding is a great hobby for your mind. You’re also sure to enjoy a virtual visit from a couple live ambassador raptors! By participating in this program, you can expect…

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Butterfly and Pollinator Gardening 101 with Fleet Farming (Webinar)

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for Butterfly and Pollinator Gardening 101 with Fleet Farming (Webinar) on Tuesday, January 19 at 7 PM. Butterflies are majestic creatures, but did you know they and other pollinators help plants reproduce? Join us for Butterfly and Pollinator Gardening 101, a class intended for growers who want to learn the basics of setting up a pollinator garden including Florida native landscaping, Florida-Friendly landscaping, raising butterflies, and solitary bee hives. This class is led by the team at Fleet Farming,…

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Healthful Cooking for Body, Mind and Spirit in the New Year (Webinar)

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join us for Healthful Cooking for Body, Mind and Spirit in the New Year on Wednesday, January 20 at 11 AM. The New Year is always a time for transition, and this year more than ever, many of us are thinking about how to achieve balance. As we devote more time to cooking at home, we also strive to find ways to build immunity and prevent sickness. While food plays a critical role in helping us feel good both physically…

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The Latest Tech and Biosecurity Inventions of 2021 (Webinar)

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Free

Join us for The Latest Tech and Biosecurity Inventions of 2021 on Thursday, January 21 at 1 PM. Every year, amazing new products like self-driving cars and virtual reality consoles are publicly launched on a global stage through the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Join Dr. David Metcalf, director of the University of Central Florida’s Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL), as he provides a recap on these never-before-seen gadgets, highlighting the latest in biosecurity technology. In this program,…

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Be Your Own CEO – Taking Control of Your Finances (Webinar)

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for Be Your Own CEO - Taking Control of Your Finances (Webinar) on Thursday, January 21 at 7 PM. Too many of us find ourselves burdened with debt, increased spending or unexpected financial emergencies – especially during these unpredictable and unstable times. Whatever your circumstances or obstacles may be, it’s critical to have a clear understanding of your financial roadmap and the necessary tools and knowledge you need to take control of your finances. It doesn’t matter where…

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Back to the Basics – Getting the Most Out of Your Workout (Webinar)

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join us for Back to the Basics – Getting the Most Out of Your Workout (Webinar) on Tuesday, January 25 at 11 AM. Whether you don't have the time or the energy, there's still a way to make sure you're getting the most out of your workout. In this demonstration, Crosby Wellness Center fitness instructor Joann Nales will help you remove the most common barriers to exercise by sharing basic quick and convenient workout recommendations. No fitness equipment is necessary.…

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Rock Your LinkedIn Profile (Webinar)

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us for Rock Your LinkedIn Profile (Webinar) on Tuesday, January 26 at 1 PM. Whether you’re job hunting or looking to network with likeminded professional peers, you might have considered using LinkedIn, the powerful social networking platform, for career development. An increasing number of companies are using LinkedIn to recruit or share information with prospective employees. LinkedIn also offers industry standard articles and educational courses for people to develop their skill set. If you’ve considered using this valuable social…

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The Teachings of Henri Nouwen: Cultivating Solitude and Community (Webinar)

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for The Teachings of Henri Nouwen: Cultivating Solitude and Community (Webinar) on Tuesday, January 26 at 7 PM. We all face challenges like loss, loneliness and sickness. Henri Nouwen, a well-regarded Dutch Catholic priest, professor and writer, spoke plainly of these obstacles. Beyond suffering, he described a “much deeper human darkness: the darkness of not feeling truly welcome in human existence.” Nouwen was fearless in raising this darkness to the surface, and encouraging his readers to go deeper…

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New Year, Fresh Start – Easy, Healthy Meal Prepping for 2021 (Webinar)

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join us for New Year, Fresh Start – Easy, Healthy Meal Prepping for 2021 (Webinar) on Wednesday, January 27 at 11 AM. Keep your belly full, your taste buds happy and your body in good health with meal prepping in 2021. Although meal prepping offers various benefits like saving you time and money, it can be a challenging task each week. Join Chef Collette Haw of Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen and the Nourish Heat + Eat prepared meals program…

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Self-Care Survival Strategies for 2021 and Beyond (Webinar)

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us for Self-Care Survival Strategies for 2021 and Beyond (Webinar) on Thursday, January 28 at 1 PM. You've been meaning to do it — take better care of yourself. Self-care may seem like a job in itself, but it doesn’t have to be. Join Licensed Mental Health Counselor Jill Hamilton Buss to learn self-care strategies to soothe your weary mind and body. In this program, you'll discover several new, as well as some tried-and-true, evidence-based ways to help care…

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New Year, New You – CHWB Experts on Healthy Eating and Exercise (Webinar)

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for New Year, New You – CHWB Experts on Healthy Eating and Exercise (Webinar) on Thursday, January 28 at 7 PM. January is “New Year, New You” Month at the Center for Health & Wellbeing, and while this practice of setting New Year’s resolutions can sometimes lead people to bite off more than they can chew, going after resolutions can also present great opportunities to overcome struggles with willpower, conquer unhealthy habits with determination, and focus on meaningful…

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February 2021

Virtual CarFit: Finding Comfort in Your Vehicle (Webinar)

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us for Virtual CarFit: Finding Comfort in Your Vehicle (Webinar) on Tuesday, February 2 at 1 PM. Traveling by car is a fact of life for most people but let’s face it, our cars aren’t always the most comfortable places to be. Several car features require adjustments to obtain the most comfortable and safest fit. Even more important, a proper fit in one's personal vehicle can greatly increase not only the driver's safety but also the safety of others.…

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Stress Less: Nature, Video Games and Aerobic Activity (Webinar)

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for Stress Less: Nature, Video Games and Aerobic Activity (Webinar) on Tuesday, February 2 at 7 PM. No longer exclusively the basement hobby of teenage boys, many adults are now looking to video games both to alleviate boredom and relieve stress. In the case of stress, does video game playing really work? The Technology and Aging Lab in the Department of Psychology at University of Central Florida (UCF) has investigated various methods of reducing stress, including video games,…

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Vermiculture and Creating Your Own Worm Bin with Fleet Farming (Webinar)

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for Vermiculture and Creating Your Own Worm Bin (Webinar) on Tuesday, February at 7 PM. Help your garden flourish while reducing your own waste. Composting with worms at home, or the practice of vermiculture, is one of the easiest ways to reduce waste while creating a nutrient rich soil amendment for your garden. This soil is perfect for helping grow healthy plants while eliminating the need for synthetic fertilizers. Join us for Vermiculture and Creating Your Own Worm…

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Making a Difference – Serving Others While Nurturing Ourselves (Webinar)

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us for Making a Difference - Serving Others While Nurturing Ourselves (Webinar) on Thursday, February 18 at 1 PM. Did you know that your fundamental wellbeing is inextricable from the wellbeing of the world? Let us explain. If we isolate ourselves and disconnect from the suffering of those around us, we’re actually disconnecting from ourselves. Yet, when we make a commitment to address other’s suffering it can feel overwhelming and terribly draining. In this workshop presented Licensed Mental Health…

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Fundamentals of Singing (Webinar)

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for Fundamentals of Singing (Webinar) on Thursday, February 18 at 7 PM. If you love to sing or are looking to improve your singing ability, then this program is for you! In this interactive workshop, Kelly Sardinas, teaching artist at Central Florida Community Arts (CFCArts), teaches you the basics of singing through vocal exercises and familiar songs. Discover the foundation of good singing by working through concepts like breath support, pitch matching and diction. This class is also…

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