LIVESTRONG’s ACA Workshop
Oct
28
Oct 30

LIVESTRONG’s ACA Workshop

  • States

Come learn about the Affordable Care Act with the LIVESTRONG Foundation and figure out what the reforms mean for you and your healthcare coverage!

Event given in Spanish on Oct. 28 and in English on Oct. 30, 6:30pm-7:30pm both nights.  For more information, contact Sarah Gomez Wauters at (512) 279-8379.

GAHCC’s Health & Hot Sauce on Affordable Care Act
Oct
21
5:00 pm17:00

GAHCC’s Health & Hot Sauce on Affordable Care Act

  • Emmis Radio

Join us for the monthly lunch and learning series “Health and Hot Sauce” provided by the Health and Wellness Committee of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Local organizations showcase their health and wellness programs during a free lunch provided by the Eli Lilly Foundation.

For more information, contact Catalina Berry at cberry@inciteimpact.com

Soccer Workshop with the Austin Aztex & Soccer Shots
Oct
19
3:30 pm15:30

Soccer Workshop with the Austin Aztex & Soccer Shots

  • Cook Elementary School

Come enjoy a free soccer workshop for both kids and adults with the Austin Aztex and Soccer Shots! There will be plenty of fun, contests, and prizes!

For more information, contact Paige Menking at (512) 478-2866 x117.

American Heart Association Heart Walk
Oct
18
8:00 am08:00

American Heart Association Heart Walk

  • Long Center for the Performing Arts

The Austin Heart Walk is an annual non-competitive 5K walking event designed to bring public awareness to physical activity and a heart-healthy lifestyle, while raising the critical dollars needed to fund heart disease and stroke research and educational programs in the Central Texas region. Enjoy live entertainment and activities for the kids AND pets while you're at the Heart Walk, too!

For more information, visit the Austin Heart Walk website

Health Screenings at Cristo Rey Food Distribution
Oct
16
5:00 pm17:00

Health Screenings at Cristo Rey Food Distribution

  • Cristo Rey Catholic Church

CommUnity Care will be providing free glucose and blood pressure readings during the Food Distribution event at Cristo Rey Catholic Church. Stop by for your free health screening!

For more information, contact Leonor Dominguez at (512) 978-9090.

Diabetes Classes
Oct
15
9:00 am09:00

Diabetes Classes

  • CommUnity Care Rundberg

Classes provided by CommUnity Care. 

For more information, contact Crescencia Alvarado at (512) 496-3860

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Oct
15
8:00 am08:00

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

  • Consulate General of Mexico

To honor National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, the Ventanilla is partnering with the City of Austin HIV Prevention Program to offer free HIV and STD testing at the Consulate, along with flu shots and TB testing. 

For more information, contact Paige Menking at (512) 478-2866 x117.

DEEP Classes
Oct
14
6:00 pm18:00

DEEP Classes

  • Reagan High School

Diabetes Education and Empowerment (DEEP) Classes provided by the Promotoras Community Health Workers of Travis County.

Tuesdays starting Oct. 14

For more information, contact Crescencia Alvarado at (512) 496-3860.

Health Screenings at Wheels of Sharing
Oct
14
8:30 am08:30

Health Screenings at Wheels of Sharing

  • Montopolis Friendship Community Center

CommUnity Care will be providing free glucose and blood pressure readings during the Food Distribution event with Wheels of Sharing. Stop by for your free health screening!

For more information, contact Leonor Dominguez at (512) 978-9090.

Free Zumba
Oct
13
12:00 pm12:00

Free Zumba

  • South Austin Neighborhood Center

Come enjoy free midday Zumba at the South Austin Neighborhood Center.  Classes are sponsored by COA HHSD and provided by WeViva.

For more information, contact Judy Alvarado, RN at (512) 972-6854

The Wellness Stand
Oct
11
9:00 am09:00

The Wellness Stand

  • Toney Burger Center

This year marks the 2-year anniversary for the Wellness Stand/Puesto de Bienestar, the Ventanilla de Salud's partnership with the Sustainable Food Center!

Come enjoy free health screenings, flu shots, Zumba© and more while also buying healthy, fresh food from the market. Be sure to take advantage of the Sustainable Food Center's Double Dollar program.

For more information, contact Paige Menking at (512) 478-2866 x117

Health Screenings at Southwest Keys Food Distribution
Oct
10
1:30 pm13:30

Health Screenings at Southwest Keys Food Distribution

  • Southwest Keys

CommUnity Care will be providing free glucose and blood pressure readings during the Food Distribution event at Southwest Keys. Stop by for your free health screening!

For more information, contact Leonor Dominguez at (512) 978-9090.

Health Screenings at Cristo Rey Food Distribution
Oct
9
5:00 pm17:00

Health Screenings at Cristo Rey Food Distribution

  • Cristo Rey Catholic Church

CommUnity Care will be providing free glucose and blood pressure readings during the Food Distribution event at Cristo Rey Catholic Church. Stop by for your free health screening!

For more information, contact Leonor Dominguez at (512) 978-9090.

Group Medical Appointment
Oct
9
11:45 am11:45

Group Medical Appointment

  • CommUnity Care North Central

Come meet with other diabetes patients in the presence of a doctor in a supportive and informative setting.  Sponsored and provided by CommUnity Care. 

For more information or to sign up for a spot, contact Sagen Jackson at (512) 978-9201.

Diabetes Classes
Oct
8
9:00 am09:00

Diabetes Classes

  • CommUnity Care Rundberg

Classes provided by CommUnity Care.

For more information, contact Crescencia Alvarado at (512) 496-3860

 

Zumba for Cancer Survivors
Oct
6
6:00 pm18:00

Zumba for Cancer Survivors

  • Livestrong HQ

Join us at the LIVESTRONG Foundation Headquarters to learn more about the services offered by the foundation and to enjoy a Zumba© class catered to cancer patients and survivors.

For more information, contact Natalie Richardson at (512) 478-2866 x117

 

Free Zumba
Oct
6
12:00 pm12:00

Free Zumba

  • South Austin Neighborhood Center

Come enjoy free midday Zumba at the South Austin Neighborhood Center.  Classes are sponsored by COA HHSD and provided by WeViva.

For more information, contact Judy Alvarado, RN at (512) 972-6854

Boo the Flu and CATCH Too
Oct
4
10:00 am10:00

Boo the Flu and CATCH Too

  • Allison Elementary

Each year, Allison Elementary hosts a health fair, complete with various health vendors, government agencies and educators to provide services and information in both English and Spanish for local families.

National Night Out Kick-off
Oct
4
10:00 am10:00

National Night Out Kick-off

  • Mueller Lake Park

The City of Austin Police Department will be hosting National Night Out, an opportunity for citizens and law enforcement agencies to join forces to promote awareness of crime and drug prevention and to strengthen the police/community.  The kick-off event will include music, food, and fun.

For more information on the kick-off event, check out their website.

Festival de Salud - BHW Kick-Off Event
Oct
4
10:00 am10:00

Festival de Salud - BHW Kick-Off Event

  • Consuelo Mendez Middle School

Join us for our Recipe Contest for Healthy Mexican Food for Diabetics and for free mammograms, dental screenings, HIV/STD tests, blood pressure and glucose screenings, immunizations, Zumba, music, food and more!