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Vandy Cooks: ‘Eating Right for a Good Night’s Sleep’ June 7

May. 13, 2019—Join Karman Meyer, a registered dietitian and the author of the newly published book "Eat To Sleep," as she discusses how the food we eat can impact our sleep and shares two simple recipes featuring sleep-benefiting foods you should be eating regularly.

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Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning summer classes announced

May. 6, 2019—A harmonica learning lab, nutrition and health, and the history of Fisk University are among the topics offered in June and July by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Employee Health and Fitness Day celebration is May 1

Apr. 22, 2019—All Vanderbilt employees may enjoy free one-day access to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, with various activities planned throughout the day, for the annual Employee Health and Fitness Day celebration on May 1.

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Life Phase Series: ‘The Good, the Fad and the Ugly’ March 26

Mar. 19, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s Life Phase Series will present “The Good, the Fad and the Ugly” on Tuesday, March 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Rec Center.

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Vandy Cooks: Jewish Passover dishes April 5

Mar. 15, 2019—At this Vandy Cooks, Marissa Wertheimer, a registered dietitian and Health Plus health educator, will share traditional recipes served at the Jewish Passover Seder and create dishes that symbolize the Jewish people’s freedom from slavery and flight from Egypt.

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Life Phase Series: ‘First-Time Home Buying’ March 14

Feb. 15, 2019—The talk is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Light Hall, Room 428. The presenters will share insight and information on the home-buying process, including identifying your home needs, selecting a realtor, financing, contracts, inspections, appraisals, and how to successfully close on your home.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘The Pastabilities are Endless’ March 13

Feb. 14, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present “The Pastabilities are Endless” on Wednesday, March 13. This installment of Vandy Cooks will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Marilyn Holmes

Feb. 5, 2019—Marilyn Holmes is a friendly and familiar face to those who make a stop at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center part of their daily routine.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Raised-Bed Gardening with an Expert’ Feb. 26

Jan. 24, 2019—Laura Barker, a horticultural specialist with Vanderbilt Plant Operations’ Grounds Maintenance team, will discuss raised-bed gardening from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks featuring ‘Tennessee Magazine’s’ Tammy Algood Feb. 8

Jan. 23, 2019—Join Tammy Algood, current recipe developer for "The Tennessee Magazine," at the February installment of Vandy Cooks from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: Get protein smoothie recipes Jan. 17

Jan. 3, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus will host the next installment of Vandy Cooks from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Rec Center teaching kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Fall, a time for Tailgating’

Oct. 18, 2018—Chef Jason Porter, executive chef for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will share his 28 years of culinary expertise at the Nov. 7 Vandy Cooks.

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