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Health 20/20

We're taking our 20th birthday party to the community!

To celebrate 20 years of promoting health in Lincoln, CHE is sponsoring Health 20/20, a series of 20 health-related events. CHE is partnering with local organizations to produce these events. Over the course of a year, we'll be in many of Lincoln's neighborhoods, so watch for an event near you. All events are free and open to the public.

Spring 2019 Events Schedule

RESILIENCE - Film Screening and Discussion - Tuesday, April 23, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. or 6 – 8 p.m., 5025 Garland St.

Adversity in childhood has lifelong effects on health. Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope chronicles the use of brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. Presented in collaboration with the Child Advocacy Center and Big Brothers Big Sisters Lincoln. 

Register here for the 11:30 a.m. session. Light lunch provided.

Register here for the 6 p.m. session


Live Kind LNK - Saturday, April 27 - Saturday, May 4

Just one act of kindness a day can lower stress and blood pressure and increase energy. Help Lincoln begin our journey toward being a kinder city. Get kindness tips and more information at your neighborhood library, senior center or YMCA. Follow us on social media with #LiveKindLNK. Feel free to join us for the kick off at the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 27, at the Fallbrook YMCA. Presented in collaboration with the YMCA of Lincoln and CHI St. Elizabeth.


Downtown Wellness Tour - Wednesday, May 8 – Saturday, May 18, Downtown Lincoln

Pick up a Downtown Wellness Tour brochure at the kickoff from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on May 8 at Tower Square or any participating downtown business. Walk to various downtown locations and enter your name in prize drawings. Join us for the finale at Party on the Plaza. Presented in collaboration with the Downtown Lincoln Association.


Party on the Plaza - Saturday, May 18, 4-7 p.m., Union Plaza, 21st & P St.

Celebrate National Kids to Parks Day with fun for the whole family! Games, music, the annual plastic duck race, and the finale of the Downtown Wellness Tour. Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Parks & Recreation.


Pop-Up Story Time - Saturday, May 18, Any time between 4-7 p.m., Party on the Plaza, Union Plaza, 21st & P St. Tuesday, June 18 and Tuesday, June 25, 6:30-7 p.m., before Jazz in June, north of the Lied Center. 

Reading aloud to children from birth to age eight is the most important thing you can do to prepare them for learning and success in life. Bring your kids to these events for fun reading time. Hear local celebrities read aloud. Presented in collaboration with Read Aloud Lincoln, Prosper Lincoln, and Jazz in June.

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