Monday, February 17, 2003

Weekly fitness calendar


Get FiberWise! a health education program, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, during the morning mall walk at Florence Mall.

Talk will be in the Food Court. Registered dietitian Maggie Smith will discuss benefits of daily fiber intake and demonstrate easy ways to add more fiber to your diet.

Free high-fiber breakfast. Information: (312) 861-5200.

Backpacker's Workshop, 8 p.m. Thursday at Benchmark Outfitters, 9525 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash. Free.

Author Jeff Alt (A Walk For Sunshine) will talk about preparing for a back-packing trip of any length. Included will be training techniques; proper footwear, clothing and equipment; logistics; food and water planning and hiking with a dog.

Information: 793-9453; Web site.

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