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Klamath Falls: Blue Zones Walking Moai January 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21

Join Blue Zones Klamath Falls for a walk every Thursday between 5:30 and 6:30. Everyone is welcome to join.

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Virtual Class: Walk With Ease January 30 – March 6

Start the New Year off on the right foot! Walk With Ease (WWE) is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease! Join this walking program by phone or computer regardless of age, ability or location.

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Portland: Second Annual Black History Festival NW January 31 – March 1

A celebration of culture and heritage showcasing African American artists, businesses, organizations and leaders. Through arts, education and advocacy 365 days a year, utilizing Black History Month to celebrate Black excellence, bridge gaps, amplify truth, unity and hope in the Pacific NW.

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Roseburg: Trails Day Walk and Cleanup March 13

Looking for a great service opportunity to help give back to the community with your employees, as students, a service group, or as a community member? Join Blue Zones Project for a Trails Day! We will clean up a section of our Roseburg Trails System while meeting new people and moving naturally.

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Resource: Shared Use Playbook for Recreation and Physical Activity

Opportunities for recreation and physical activity are essential for personal and community health. Yet many communities across the country do not have enough safe, affordable, high quality spaces for play, exercise and recreation. Shared use agreements can be used in a wide range of settings, can involve a variety of partners, and achieve goals that are unique to a particular community.  The Shared Use Playbook was made for public health advocates, community leaders and local government officials who want to learn more about implementing shared use agreements.

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