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* Independence Day Independence Day

Happy Fourth of July!

* Marlene's ClosedMarlene's Closed

Happy 4th of July!

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* Natural Pet Feed With Deena Natural Pet Feed With Deena

Thursday, July 7 6:30 pm, $10 Federal Way Canines are susceptible to food allergens, environmental toxins, fleas, and ticks. Learn to make homemade food for your animal companions and hear about natural flea and tick repellents, and how to treat your pet with some safe, tasty treats. Dog food samples for all attendees. Please pre-register.

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* PlantBased Eating with Dr.KongPlantBased Eating with Dr.Kong

Saturday, July 9th 10 am – Noon, FREE Tacoma Cupid’s Landing presents this presentation by Dr. Joanne Kong of the University of Richmond, VA and local vegan educator Paula Furner, explores the critical impacts of animal agriculture and meat consumption on human and planetary health and how simple dietary changes can help. Donations accepted for Cupid’s Landing, a nonprofit farm animal rescue project.

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* Junior Chef Club with GeneviveJunior Chef Club with Genevive

(for 6-12 year olds) Sunday, July 10 1 - 3:30 pm, $20 Federal Way Veteran children’s chef Genevive Nichols teaches students to make crispy chicken (or turkey) nuggets with apricot dipping sauce, mixing ground rice cakes with other ingredients to create the nugget batter (which is almost as much as eating the finished product)! Genevive is founder of Eat, Drink & Be Healthy Always. Please pre-register.

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* Planning to Preserve with HalPlanning to Preserve with Hal

Planning to Preserve with Hal Meng Tuesday, July 12 6 - 8 pm, $20 Tacoma There are seven methods for preserving your garden harvest. Join the founder of The Center for Food Preservation Arts, certified in food preservation safety from Seattle Tilth, to expand your sustainability and self-sufficiency practices. Students will learn to make Rhubarb- Blackberry Lime Jam and taste samples at end of class! Please pre-register.

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* Gravity and Exercise with TimGravity and Exercise with Tim

Gravity, Aging, and Exercise with Tim Newton, PT, AT C Thursday, July 14 6:30 pm, FREE Federal Way While aging is unavoidable, we can defy and resist gravity in some ways, but adapting to age and gravity is essential. Join Physical Therapist Tim Newton to learn how to prevent potential injuries and promote improved performance when properly managed with certain skills, strengths and abilities.

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* Mediterranean Medley-MitraMediterranean Medley-Mitra

Saturday, July 16 10 am – Noon, $35 Tacoma A seasoned chef from the Middle East teaches you to make Turkish Cevizli Roka Salata, an arugula and goat cheese salad with walnuts and pomegranate dressing; Eggplant Fetteh, a roasted eggplant and garbanzo beans dish with yogurt-tahini sauce on toasted pita,; and Samak bil Tahini, an Egyptian dish of baked white fish with tahini and caramelized onions. Please pre-register.

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* Floating Calm with AlexFloating Calm with Alex

Floating for Inner Calm with Alex Ziegler Tuesday, July 19 6:30 pm, FREE Tacoma Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique (REST)—floating in a salt water chamber—helps manage pain, reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure, and alleviate insomnia. Learn how being freed from gravity, external distractions, and sensory overload helps heal and relax the body and mind effortlessly. Discount float coupons for all attendees!

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* Spiritual Eating With Susan Spiritual Eating With Susan

The Spiritual Dimension of Eating a Nutrition hosted by Susan Blake BS, NTP, CGP Thursday, July 21 6:30 pm, $5-$10 suggested gratitude offering Federal Way Join Susan when she shares excerpts from one of her favorite teachers, Dr. Pedram Shojai, known as “the Urban Monk.” Pedram embraces whole food but not to the point of orthorexia, in which we become obsessed with what we consume. Our discussion will include a discussion of self-inquiry, in which we ask ourselves Who am I?

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* Fat Controversy-The Fry'sFat Controversy-The Fry's

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Demystifying the Fat Controversy with Sherry Fry, NTP, CHFS and Steven B. Fry, CHFS Saturday, July 23, 10 am – Noon, $10 Federal Way Could you be starving your brain of nutrients? Learn the importance of fat and rediscover your natural energy. Taste plenty of delicious, good fat samples that help boost brain power, release unwanted pounds, and satisfy your fat tooth, including a natural cream cheese that makes a great base for desserts and is actually good for you! Please pre-register.

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* Aromatherapy Beauty-TimAromatherapy Beauty-Tim

Aromatherapy for Health & Beauty with Tim Blakley Tuesday, July 26 6:30 pm, FREE Tacoma An internationally-respected herbalist and aromatherapist discusses sourcing, quality, safety and health benefits of essential and carrier oils, the physical and therapeutic properties of oils like lavender, rosemary and eucalyptus, bergamot and vetiver, and discover the key role played by carrier oils like argan and rosehip. All students will blend their own formulas using various carrier and essential oils.

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* Seasonal Aromatherapy-TimSeasonal Aromatherapy-Tim

Seasonal Aromatherapy with Tim Blakley Thursday, July 28 6:30 pm, FREE Federal Way In summer we use oils for outdoor sprays and cool-down blends, oils for smelly feet and shoes, oils for dry skin and hair, even oils for pets. It’s also when we think about oils for fall and winter. Join internationally-respected Aromatherapist for Aura Cacia/Frontier Co-op to explore formulas and make two oil blends based on your personal needs.

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* Homemade Pickles with MeghanHomemade Pickles with Meghan

Homemade Garden Pickles with Meghan Hintz, LMP Saturday, July 30 10 am - Noon, $20 Tacoma Learn to make traditional fermented pickles from your garden harvest from carrots, beans, cucumbers, and more! These pickles are delicious, easy to make, and packed with live probiotics that improve digestion and boost immune function! Learn the basics of fermentation science and safety and leave with instructions and recipes. Please note: this is not a canning class.

* Calcium-Sodium Balance-NancyCalcium-Sodium Balance-Nancy

The Importance of Calcium-Sodium Balance with Nancy Coones, Iridologist Saturday, July 30 2-3:30 pm, FREE Tacoma Minerals play a significant role in building up and detoxifying the body, digestion, and nutrient absorption. Join a trained iridologist to learn why calcium is important, the best sources of it (which may be surprising), why Vitamins D and K are essential, the role magnesium plays, and the REAL cause of osteoporosis. (private Iridology sessions made at windows2health@hotmail.com).

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