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Try the spicy Moroccan Chard Salad we sampled at the Waltham Farmers’ Market! This recipe was a hit. It’s a great way to use Swiss chard, a locally grown seasonal favorite. Try it topped with Crispy Roasted Chickpeas. The Waltham Farmers’ Market is located at the parking lot of the Arthur J. Clark Government Center […]

Photovoice Project This Summer

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We’re pleased to announce that Healthy Waltham will be coordinating a Photovoice project in Waltham this summer! There are still a few spots left for Waltham youths entering grades 9-12 in fall 2014. Read on for the details and find out how to apply. Photovoice is a way for a group of people to tell a […]

Rethink Your Drink

Reem Al-Sukait, Healthy Waltham Intern, teaches WHS students about healthy hydration at the WHS Health Fair.

Healthy Waltham recently participated in Waltham High School’s annual Health Fair and had an important message to share: it’s time to rethink your drink! We know that many people, including kids, struggle with their weight and how to eat more healthfully. But did you know that cutting out sugar-sweetened drinks is an easy way to eliminate […]

Bay State Bike Week

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May 10-18 is Bay State Bike week, an annual celebration of human-powered, two-wheeled transportation! Biking enthusiasts across Massachusetts are planning events in their communities to help raise the visibility of bicycling, engage new riders, and promote the benefits of cycling for transportation and recreation. Bicycling is also great exercise and helps to reduce our carbon […]

Bicylist Traffic Skills

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Do you know how to navigate traffic or need to brush up on your skills? Biking is a wonderful mode of transportation, but riding in traffic does require some knowledge. Come to this FREE class offered in Waltham on May 5 and May 9 from 7:00-9:30 PM at Waltham Government Center, 119 School St. Then join […]

Chateau Fundraiser

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Healthy Waltham is pleased to announce our first restaurant fundraiser. On Thursday, May 15, stop in at the Chateau restaurant, located at 195 School St. in Waltham, from 11:15 AM to closing. Present your server with the Healthy Waltham fundraiser ticket, and 20 percent of your restaurant check will be donated to Healthy Waltham! Funds […]

Food & Wine Festival

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Healthy Waltham will again be participating in the Waltham Food & Wine Festival on April 23, 6-8:30 PM at the Westin Waltham Hotel. We are pleased to join local restaurants and foodies in support of the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, a unique museum about Waltham’s industrial past. Healthy Waltham’s Chef Reva will be […]

October 5 Events

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Saturday, October 5 will be a great day in Waltham! There are many events happening around town and we hope you will join us!  The day starts with a 5K run to benefit the Waltham Land Trust.  Then head over to the Waltham Common where the 128 Business Council is holding its first GreenWatch event […]

KaBOOM! at Prospect Hill

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On September 17, we were thrilled to participate in the building of a new playground at Prospect Hill Terrace in Waltham. The main organizer of the event, KaBOOM, is a non-profit organization that helps communities build playgrounds for children. It was both exciting and energizing to see so many groups of volunteers turn out to […]

Community Health Fair at JMS Center

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Come join us on Wednesday, August 14 from 9:00 AM-Noon for the Waltham Community Health Fair at the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center, located at 564 Main St., Waltham! There will be fun activities for kids, tips and snacks to keep your family healthy, health screenings, and more!  At 10:00 AM, the Waltham Land Trust […]