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Fargo-Moorhead: Have Some Fun at these Passport to Healthy Living Events

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Welcome to the Passport to Healthy Living program. Join AARP at one or more of these free events in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo area that focus on health and wellness. You’ll have a chance to meet new people, have some fun, enjoy new experiences, and live a more healthy life.

If you participate in four or more activities and bring your stamped Passport to the December 4 holiday party open house, you'll receive a special gift.

There is no charge to attend any of these events, but pre-registration is required. Register for each event separately by clicking on the event title.

POSTPONED: The Fargo Passport Kickoff Event event scheduled for Thursday, April 11, has been postponed due to weather. The kickoff will now be held as part of the April 25 ballroom dancing event. Join us for a preview of the Passport to Healthy Living events planned, pick up your passport, and stick around for some ballroom dance lessons if you wish!

Passport Kickoff and Ballroom Dancing
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 25
El Zagal Shrine Center
1429 3rd Street North, Fargo
Attend this first Passport to Healthy Living event and dance for your wellness! Instructors will guide you through the basic two-step, waltz, and some fun line dancing. No need to come with a partner. Refreshments will be provided.

Putts & Pints
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Monday, May 20
Edgewood Golf Course
19 Golf Course Road, Fargo
Whether you’re a novice or an expert, or someone who is curious about this lifetime sport, join us for an evening of golf. Bring your clubs or use ours and learn a few golf tips and techniques from the pros. Plus, enjoy a beer on us while you’re there!

Group Bike Ride
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Monday, June 10
Great Northern Bicycle Company
425 Broadway N., Fargo
This ride is for individuals who want to get out and pedal while learning about group-ride etiquette. Relaxed pace, 10 to 12 mph with total ride averaging 10 miles. All are welcome who want to learn and meet fellow riders. Check in by 6:15 p.m., and bring your bike and helmet.

Pickleball Primer
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23
Brunsdale Park
1702 27th Ave. S., Fargo
Get the scoop on this fast-growing sport that is low-impact and easy for beginners to learn. We’ll provide the equipment needed for this demonstration class. Participants should bring a lawn chair and wear athletic shoes.

Symphony 101
6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 27
NDSU Festival Concert Hall
12th Ave. N. & Bolley Drive, Fargo
Get a behind the scenes look at the FM Symphony Orchestra during their dress rehearsal evening, complete with explanations and conductor commentary. The concert theme is “The Planets” featuring Gustav Holst’s, The Planets as well as music from John Williams, Star Wars. Attendees are welcome to stay for the entire two-hour rehearsal, or may leave during the mid-evening break.

Cooking for Healthy Living
Register for only one class: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. or 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16
Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave. N., Fargo
Get cooking tips, recipes and ideas to help you prepare nutritious, healthy meals. Learn meal planning and food purchasing techniques from the chefs and culinary artists at the Prairie Roots Food Co-op to make your meals healthy and economical.

Learn About Curling
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 29
FM Curling Club
4300 23rd Ave. S., Fargo
Come out and try sliding a 40-pound granite rock down a sheet of ice while sweeping your way to the target at the other end. Wear loose/stretchy pants and dress in layers. The temp on the ice is about 35-40 degrees. Learn more about curling from the folks at the FM Curling Club and get a feel for the ice!

Holiday Open House Party
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave. N., Fargo
Join your friends and neighbors for some holiday treats and refreshments, and share your thoughts and ideas on healthy living activities for 2020!

AARP Passport to Healthy Living program is provided in cooperation with the West Fargo Park District, the Fargo Park District, Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club, StreetsAlive!, FM Symphony Orchestra, Prairie Roots Food Co-op, and the FM Curling Club.

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