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No-cook Spanish fig cake
Garlic chicken with arugula
Local and National Health Headlines
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Stafford Hospital may get a farmers market
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Exercise of the Day
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Parenting News & Wisdom
Pediatricians say gay marriage can help kids
Get local summer camp schedule, listing
Make a difference
Help send a child to campStafford County Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is seeking donations to help send needy children to summer camp. The department has summer camps for kids between the ages of 3 and 14. If you're able and willing to make a donation, please call 540/658-5116.
Attend mental wellness classMarch 25: A free Wellness Recovery Action Plan class focused on "tools of light," sleep and exercise will be held in the Tompkins-Martin Building's room B, on the Mary Washington Hospital campus, at 6:30 p.m. For details, contact Karen Kallay at email@example.com or 540/373-1744.
Attend health fair
Attend childhood obesity talkMarch 28: The Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont in Fredericksburg will host a free talk about childhood obesity by Dr. Edmond "Trey" Wickham III of Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU at 6 p.m. Call 804/828-0123 to reserve a seat.
Do yoga, help environmentMarch 30: Project Yoga Fredericksburg will offer a free Karma Yoga Mala (a class featuring 108 sun salutations) at Bodyworks Downtown Athletic Club at 4:30 p.m., with donations benefiting Tree Fredericksburg, a local non-profit.
Run a 5K
Walk for a cause