Charlotte celebrates Community Vitality Week, Feb. 26 through March 3

The second annual Community Vitality Week is Sunday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, March 3. This celebration is marked with a variety of health and wellness events promoting individual vitality and encouraging community participation. 

Several Charlotte organizations have scheduled activities throughout the week that are open to the public. The growing list includes:

  • AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence Ave.
    The Women’s Health Experience is free to the public Sunday, Feb. 26. Pre-registration will be available Plus throughout the week AL!VE will offer healthy cooking and fitness classes, as well as educational opportunities focusing on heart health.
  • Charlotte Aquatic Center, 1068 Carlisle Hwy.
    The center is offering free water aerobics class samplers Wednesday, Feb. 29 and a free open swim Friday, March 2.
  • Experience Art, at Evelyn Bay, 134 S. Cochran Ave. 
    This community group is meeting Thursday, March 1, to talk about ways to inspire more art in public places, the growth of local arts-related businesses and the role of arts in community vitality.
  • Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital, 321 E. Harris St.
    Its annual, free Health Fest is Saturday, March 3.
  • The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran Ave. 
    Watch for more information on a health-related educational presentation.

Everyone is welcome! Additional activities will be scheduled in the coming weeks. Frequently visit www.hgbhealth.comfor more information and details about Community Vitality Week.