Fifth Annual Health & Wellness Fair Set for Oct. 29

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The district will hold its fifth annual Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, Oct. 29, in conjunction with the high school’s Varsity Leaders Club Halloween Carnival and a Deer Park Fire Department open house. The events will take place from at a double location on Lake Avenue– at John F. Kennedy Intermediate School as well as across the street at the firehouse. The Health & Wellness Fair and Halloween Carnival will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; the fire department open house from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Health Fair, sponsored by the district’s health and physical education department, is free to the public and will include numerous health-related activities and more than 30 informational booths. Services and activities available for attending community members of all ages will include dental and orthodontic care; fire safety; healthy eating demonstrations; health screenings including blood pressure, blood sugar, vision and hearing, posture, and flu and pneumonia; child safety and car seat inspections; railroad safety; ju-jitsu and kickboxing; basketball and sports clinics including golf, soccer and tennis; Pilates and yoga; aromatherapy; hip-hop ballet; and Zumba.

Representatives of the Suffolk County Police Department and Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department will also be on hand, and a basket raffle will be sponsored by the high school’s clubs.

Admission to the Halloween Carnival is $5.