The Moore Public Library is helping those whose New Year's resolutions involve better decisions in their diet with the program "Healthy Eating on a Budget," at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in Rooms A and B.
Teresa Brown of the Norman Regional Health System will present on ways to reduce food expenses while also preparing healthy and tasty meals.
The program is for ages 18 and up.
Registration in advance is required to attend.
The Moore Public Library says "Game On!" to local teens in an upcoming afterschool event, at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in Rooms A and B.
Teens in sixth through 12th grades are invited to unwind by partaking in video games and board games and enjoy free snacks provided by the library,
Space for the event is limited, so registration in advance is required.
The winter months are just right for coffee, and the Moore Public Library is taking a deeper look at the drink in its Coffee Roasting Workshop, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in Rooms A and B.
Manchester St. Coffee's Matt Egging will lead participants in a coffee tasting through a tour of the subtle and not-so-subtle differences in coffee varieties and roasts.
Ages 18 and up are invited to attend. Space is limited, so registration is required in advance.
Get started in the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in two sessions of its weekly free classes – a Beginner's Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and an Intermediate Tai Chi class that follows immediately after at 10 a.m. Classes take place in January on Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28.
Classes are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants develop and improve muscle strength.
Either teens or adults may participate. Registration is not required in advance, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.
The Moore Public Library, a community favorite for exercising minds through reading, also gives chances to exercise your body with its free weekly Zumba classes.
Free Zumba classes will be 6 p.m. on each Thursday evening in January, on Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26. The workouts feature high-energy Latin and International music that combine dance and exercise movements.
And the first program, on Jan. 5, is a chance to break in the year with a celebration, as attendees are encouraged to wear party hats and bring party favors.
Teens ages 12 and up or adults may participate, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.