August: ShopRite of Lyndhurst Hosts Back to School and Summer Wellness Events
Healthy, Community Programs are Free and Open to the Public.
Mon., Aug. 4 & 25 - Produce Pick, noon - 2 p.m. Get a taste of this week's produce pick in an easy-to-prepare-
Tues., Aug. 5 - Taco Tuesday Cooking Class, 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Have a fiesta learning simple swaps to make healthier tacos. Pre-registration is required for the two sessions and space is limited.
Thursdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Walking Club, 8 a.m. Looking for a way to exercise and beat the heat? Join this weekly walking club for a one-mile trek throughout the store. The starting line is the Dietitian's Corner. Membership cards and prizes are awarded to all participants.
Fri., Aug. 8 & 15 - High Fiber Fridays, noon - 2 p.m. Tap into these techniques to increase fiber intake to feel fuller longer.
Mon., Aug. 11 - Dip It Good!, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Swing by for a taste of these healthier renditions of a party classic.
Thurs., Aug. 14 - From the Freezer Aisle, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Get helpful hints for choosing healthy items in the frozen food department. Sample this month's favorite frozen pick.
Sun., Aug. 17 - Build a Better Brunch Cooking Class, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Prepare lightened up versions of popular brunch recipes in this dietitian-led instructional session. Pre-registration is required for the two sessions and space is limited.
Wed., Aug. 20 - Healthy Baking Seminar, 5 - 6 p.m. Substitute simple ingredients to make baked goods tasty and healthy. Visit the Dietitian's Corner for tips and recipes.
Thurs., Aug. 21 - Build a Better Sandwich, noon - 2 p.m. Get some great back-to-school lunch bag ideas and tips for how to build a creative, nutritious sandwich at the Dietitian's Corner.
Tues., Aug. 26 - Veggie Power Cooking Class, 3 and 6 p.m. Going meatless once a week can improve your health, so why not learn how to prepare a vegetarian meal? Pre-registration is required for both sessions and space is limited.
Thurs., Aug. 28 - Back-to-School Snack Attack, noon - 2 p.m. Give some nutritious snack alternatives a try and replace those salty, sugary treats.
Fri., Aug. 29 - LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day Cooking Class (ages 6 and up), 4 - 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Little chefs can create and try new things. In-person pre-registration is required and space is limited. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner to reserve a spot.
ShopRite of Lyndhurst is located at 540 New York Ave. in Lyndhurst, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite's retail dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Lyndhurst's Julie Harrington at (201) 419-9154 or email Julie.harrington@