Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Fit City Week

The Hibbing City Council will be asked at the Wednesday, May 5th meeting to proclaim the first week in May “Fit City Week”. During this week everyone should make an effort to do something active and to learn something new about health and nutrition.

Some alternatives for the week include:

Sign up for the annual WalkYerBunzOpf walking program. Contact Community Education for details at 262-0417.

Tuesday, May 4th, Cycle Mesabi (local bike club) will be riding the Bear Route (total 14.8 miles) starting at 6:00 p.m. Log onto www.cyclemesabi.com for a map and starting point. Anyone with a bike and a helmet is welcome to ride along.

Be aware of bicycle riders on Hibbing streets. Third graders will learn about bike safety on Wednesday, May 5th and receive helmets. Parents should put on their helmets and go for a bike ride with their children on Wednesday.

Learn more about nutrition on Wednesday, May 5th at 6:30 p.m. “Pirates of the Carrot Bean” will be at the Lincoln Elementary gym. The show is for elementary students and their families. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. there will be several displays and healthy snacks available in the school’s cafeteria. This is a free event.

Thursday, May 6th is “walk/bike to school or work day.

Thursday, May 6th, Cycle Mesabi will be riding Hibbing to Keewatin (19.7 miles) beginning at 6:00 p.m. Maps and starting point on www.cyclemesabi.com.

If you are going out to eat remember the Hibbing Healthy Lifestyles Coalition’s “A Light Night Out” program. The Brick Yard in Hibbing is May’s featured restaurant. They will have some new and delicious healthier menu items.

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