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2019 Lunchtime Wellness Series

Wednesday, May 01, 2019
by Kaitlin McIntosh | Director of External Relations

How much of your day do you spend inside? If you’re like the average American, it’s 93% for your time, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Allen Centennial Garden’s program, Lunchtime Wellness, hopes to address this startling statistic by encouraging the UW community to venture outside during the lunch hour and enjoy free wellness activities in the Garden.



Entering its second year, Lunchtime Wellness provides free, nature-based wellness activities during the lunch hour. Seeing 50-100 participants per session last year, the Allen Centennial Garden is excited to bring this offering to even more members of the community. Activities will include making lip balm, flower pounding, meditation, dogs on call, plant propagation and much more.

This program kicks off Wednesday, May 1st and runs every Wednesday from 11:30am-1:00pm until October.

Schedule is subject to change:
May 1: Lip balm
May 8: Shower melts
May 15: Seed bombs
May 22: Propagating spider plants w/ Master Gardener Volunteers
May 29: Nature spray painting
June 5: Dogs on Call
June 12: Guided Meditation
June 19: Air dry clay print dishes or charms
June 26: Flower pounded bookmarks
July 3: NO LUNCHTIME WELLNESS
July 10: Sun prints
July 17: Propagating snake plants w/ Master Gardener Volunteers
July 24: Learn how to press flowers
July 31: Lip balm
August 7: Sensory play dough
August 14: Guided Mediation
August 21: Attitude of Gratitude: Seed Paper Notes
August 28: DIY Tea Bags
September 4: Propagate a plant w/ Master Gardener Volunteers
September 11: Pressed Flower Clay Jewelry Dish
September 18: Learn to Press Flowersh
September 25: Paint a Pot
October 2: Lip balm

 

 

*Visit our Lunchtime Wellness Facebook event for updates on schedule: https://www.facebook.com/events/321386591893376/ 



All activities are FREE thanks to our sponsors University Housing, Office of Sustainability and Wisconsin Unions

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