July 23, 2024
City hosts Shape-Up Sunnyvale, Veggie Rx.

Shape-Up Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale residents are invited to shape up with a free program designed to help them get active and cook healthier meals. Participants in Shape-Up Sunnyvale can join as an individual or family. Priority will be given to new participants and those enrolled in MediCal, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, a free and reduced-cost lunch program and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Woman, Infants and Children.

Through the program, funded by the El Camino Healthcare District, participants take home a healthy meal kit with recipe instructions each week and choose from a list of fitness activities.

Email [email protected] to join the interest list or call 408-730-7800 for more information.

Veggie Rx

The city of Sunnyvale is inviting residents to join a free eight-week program to learn about healthy living. The welcome packet includes a workbook, cookbook, and voucher guide, and each participant is provided coupons for free fruits and vegetables at the Sunnyvale Farmers Market or any other market run by Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association.

Veggie Rx will be held every other Tuesday, Sept. 12-Dec. 19, 5:30 – 7 p.m., at Columbia Neighborhood Center, 785 Morse Ave. Email [email protected] to register, or call 925-771-2917 or 925-771-2996 for more information.

Free inclusive story times

The Magical Bridge Playground at Fair Oaks Park is hosting free and inclusive story times from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on the following dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 6 and 19, Nov. 3 and 16 and Dec. 1. For more information, call 408-730-7350 or email Susan Van Dyne at [email protected].