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The Lehigh Valley Health Festival Benefits Children’s Charity

Aug 29, 2016 07:00PM

The Lehigh Valley Health Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 1, on the main campus of Northampton Community College (NCC), to benefit the Children's Home of Easton. Sponsored by St. Luke's University Health Network, the event will feature a natural and organic marketplace, live, local music, healthy cooking demonstrations, obstacle courses, workshops and more. Visitors can meet with health-related businesses and organizations, try yoga, take a walk with their pets and tour the East 40 Garden of NCC.

A Spartan Sprint 5K Run/Walk, one of St. Luke's official Get Your Tail on the Trail events, raises money to support NCC students a part of an initiative created by St. Luke's and the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor to connect people to opportunities along the D&L Trail while increasing health awareness and improving the health status of the community. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with a 9 a.m. start time. Awards will be announced at the festival.

Admission is free. Location: 3835 Green Pond Rd., Bethlehem. Register for the race at Northampton.edu/spartansprint. For more information, visit lvhealthfest.org. See ad page 17.

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