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Children’s museum to hold 2nd annual Health & Wellness Week, Sept. 18-22

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) will hold their 2nd annual Health & Wellness Week September 18-22, Monday- Friday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Museum in Escondido.

Each day will offer check-ups and workshops around different themes with local health and wellness organizations onsite at the Museum to provide their services.

This year’s Health & Wellness Week themes include: Nutrition, Fitness, Safety, Dental, Developmental Milestones (Vision, Hearing, Speech & Language), Mental Health & Mindfulness, Self-care, and Financial Literacy.

Workshops vary each day and include a variety of topics and activities such as: Ages & Stages questionnaires, presentations on Infant & Toddler Nutrition, Healthy Eating workshops with food tasting, Caregiver & Me Fitness classes, presentations on Home, Bike, and Child passenger Safety, vision screenings, blood pressure checks, mobile dental services, dental workshops, yoga, meditation, presentations on good sleep and workshops on financial literacy.

Each day will also have themed story times and crafts for the kids.

All workshops and check-ups are FREE with Museum admission. All workshop and check-up participants will also receive one opportunity drawing ticket for each workshop or organization’s table that they visit throughout the week. Three raffle winners will be chosen at the end of the week and contacted via email.

With the Museum’s growth in attendance this year projected to be over 150,000 annual visitors, SDCDM is tracking for nearly 45,000 children and family visitors during the summer and 1,500 visitors during Health & Wellness Week.

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is soliciting support for their Health & Wellness Week event through sponsorship, vendor participation, and in-kind services. SDCDM offers benefits built into their sponsorships such as Museum Family Memberships, print and media exposure, and recognition at the event and in marketing materials.

The Museum will also provide a letter recognizing all charitable donations to this 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

The 2017 SDCDM Health & Wellness Week is made possible thanks to support and funding from the County of San Diego.

For more information about SDCDM Health & Wellness Week activities, visit: sdcdm.org/sdcdm-health-wellness-week.

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