Community Wellness Fair

Community Wellness Fair
Wellness Fair News TitleDistrict 146 is excited to host our first Community Wellness Fair on Saturday, March 2. This public event is free for all community members.

Learn about family health, nutrition, and mental wellness, from 24 breakout sessions and more than 40 local vendors!

Love on a Leash also will be present with their therapy support dogs throughout the morning.

Preregistration for the event is strongly encouraged, but not required for most sessions. Registration will also be available at the door.

Spanish and Arabic translation services will be available (please preregister). 

Please click here to register

District 146 Community Wellness Fair
Saturday, March 2
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Central Middle School, 18146 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park
Free entry

Registration and Breakfast: 9:30-10 a.m.
Continental Breakfast by Blueberry Hill

Vendor Fair: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Schedule
Session 1: 10-10:30 a.m.
Session 2: 10:45-11:15 a.m.
Session 3: 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Session 4: 12:15-12:45 p.m.


Presentations for Sessions 1 and 2 (Choose one for each session)
***- Preregistration required- space limited

“School anxiety, avoidance, and refusal: resources for families”
The PFECT Team: Jenna Griffin, LBS, LSW; Nicole Weisman, LCPC
Audience: Adults 

***“Family cooking: nutrition and meal preparation: cooking with kids!”***
University of Illinois Extension – Eat. Move. Save Program
Audience: Adults & children (5 & up)

“Managing challenging behaviors in the home” (Session One Only)
Key Autism Services
Audience:Adults

***“Sports in Motion!”***
Skyhawk Sports Academy
Audience: Adults & Children (5-12)

“Keeping our children safe: Internet and social media safety”
Tinley Park Police Department
Audience: Adults

“Let’s sing! The power of music therapy”
Lisa Hansberger, Music Therapist, Teacher; Tiffany Hall, B-3 Coordinator
Audience: Adults & Children (Birth-5)

“Why is my child so sad? Childhood depression & warning signs”
Linden Oaks Behavioral Health
Audience: Adults

“Big topics for little people! Safety awareness”
Strictly Self Defense
Audience: Adults & children (5-12)

“ADHD: myths & realities”
Page Brticevich, LPC, ADHD-CCSP; Hope Enrichment Center
Audience: Adults

“Self-care workshop”
Sertoma Star Services
Audience: Adults
 
***“Let’s move!”***
District 146 PE Teachers
Audience: Children (5-12)

***“Let’s play!”***
District 146 B-5 Staff
Audience: Children (3-5)


Presentations for Sessions 3 and 4 (Choose one for each session)
***- Preregistration required- space limited

“Social anxiety: symptoms, impact, & treatment”
Madison Hewitt, LCSW, OCD & Anxiety Center
Audience: Adults

“Family nutrition & stress free meal planning”
Emily Szajda, Nutritionist, Author, Chef, and Wellness Instructor
Audience: Adults & children (10 & up)

“Supporting your child’s mental health”
Timberline Knolls
Audience: Adults

“Mindfulness & positivity”
Autism Behavioral Childhood Services (ABC Services)
Audience: Adults

“Why won’t my child stop screaming! How to stop those tantruming toddlers”
Tiffany Hall, B-3 Coordinator & Family Support Specialist
Audience: Adults

“The whole teen”
The Bridge Teen Center: Priscilla Steinmetz, Found & Executive Director
Audience: Adults

“Managing grief & loss: supporting the whole family”
Cancer Support Center
Audience: Adults & Children (10 & up)

“Feeling SAD? Ways to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder”
MiraCare Behavioral Health
Audience: Adults & Children (10 & up)

“Healing & meditation”
Turning Point Counseling
Audience: Adults & Children (5 & up)

***"Sports in motion"***
Skyhawk Sports Academy
Audience: Adults & Children (5-12)

***“Let’s move!”***
District 146 PE Teachers
Audience: Children (5-12)

***“Let’s play!”***
District 146 Birth-5 Staff
Audience: Children (3-5)
 
More information for each session will be added soon. Presentations and presenters subject to change.


Confirmed Vendors:
Al Ibda3 Center
Anew- Domestic Violence Agency
Arab American Family Services
Autism Behavioral Childhood Services (ABC Services)
Cancer Support Center
Chiro One
Devine Nutrition
Emily Szjda- Nutritionist
Key Autism Services
Linden Oaks Behavioral Health
Love on a Leash
MiraCare Behavioral Health
Moraine Valley CC- FitRec
Navarro Farm
OCD & Anxiety Center
Orland Park Lactation Care
Orland Park Public Library
Overstreet Acupuncture
Oxygen Med Spa
Sertoma Star Services
Skyhawks Sports Academy
Strictly Self Defense
The Bridge Teen Center
Theory Physical Therapy
Timberline Knolls
Tinley Park Massage Therapy
Tinley Park Park District
Tinley Park Public Library
Together We Cope
Turning Point Counseling
United Gymnastics Academy
Universal Dental


Thank you to our sponsors

Platinum Sponsor
Blueberry Hill Logo

Blueberry Hill Café


General Sponsors
Village of Tinley Park
Papa Joes
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