Community partners and local families will join the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency’s Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention program and Champions for Change for Fruit & Veggie Fest 2017, a family-friendly event to celebrate the many benefits of drinking water. During the event, families are invited to sample a large selection of fruit-infused waters, dance with a live radio-remote from KMIX, and watch performances from Zumba group Bailoterapia Que Te Mueve and Modesto Police Activities League Baile Folklorico traditional dance group. Everyone who attends will be entered in a raffle for healthy products donated by local Stanislaus farms and businesses, and two local youths will be awarded grand prizes of new bicycles and safety equipment.
The event is scheduled for Friday, May 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Cost Less Foods, 1610 Hatch Road, Modesto. The Zumba demonstration is scheduled for 3 p.m.; Baile Folklorico at 4 p.m. and the bicycle drawings at 4:30 p.m.