Healthy Happenings (April 16-18)

Friday, April 16

April 12th-18th Chicago Spa Week!  $50 spa treatments at salons located across the Chicagoland area

Tax Day at Halo (For Men) Gold Coast.  10am-8pm.  Pick one of four mini-spa treatments for $15.10, or get all four for $50: manicure, pedicure, massage or facial

Relay for Life.  American Cancer Society.  Loyola University. 6pm-6am. 

Antiques & Garden Fair.   Chicago botanical Garden. 10am-5pm. $15 for an all day pass.  Saturday & Sunday (10am-5pm)

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Saturday, April 17

National Food Bloggers Bake Sale.  Smash Cake Bakery, 2961 N. Lincoln Ave.  12pm-3pm Food bloggers and baking aficionados are teaming up to give readers the opportunity to sample some of their favorite baked goods and treats. Proceeds from the sale benefit Share Our Strength. 

Pizza-cooking class. La Madia 11am-1pm.  $30 RSVP required 312-329-0400

Gluten Free Cooking Expo-April 17th & 18th The Wyndham Hotel, Lisle, Illinois

YMCA Healthy Kids Day.  FREE health and fitness day for kids and families at local YMCA’s.  Relay races, face painting, rock climbing and more.  Visit YMCA to find the Y closest to you.

14th Annual Dia del Nino Family Fest.  FREE hosted by the National Museum of Mexican Arts. 11am-4pm UIC Pavilion.

Earth Day at Lincoln Park Zoo hosted by ChicaGO Green.  10am-5pm.  Learn how to live green.  Activites for kids, green fashion shows, solar energy info, organic foods and drinks, green pet info, take a tour of a CTA hybrid bus and more. (Sunday 10am-5pm as well)

Intro to Raw Foods.  Saturday, April 17th.  Whole Foods-South Loop 11:30am-1:30pm $10 Save time, money, and look younger by learning how to prepare fresh, vibrant foods to rejuvenate your skin, lose weight without feeling hungry and become more energetic with Healthy Eating Specialist and Raw Food Chef Bonita Kindle.  Register

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Sunday, April 18th

Gluten Free Cooking Expo-April 17th & 18th The Wyndham Hotel, Lisle, Illinois

Social Ride: Bike Handlings Skills Ride. 9:30am Start at Clock Tower at Waveland and Lake Shore Dr. Contact Jim Kreps at (773) 862-9879 for more information. 30 mile ride.

Dow Live Earth Run for Water.  10am Montrose Harbor.  6K run and walk. Collective Soul performing live. 6k Chip Timed Run: $38.00 6k Fun Run/Walk: $35.00.

Earth Day at Lincoln Park Zoo hosted by ChicaGO Green.  10am-5pm.  Learn how to live green.  Activites for kids, green fashion shows, solar energy info, organic foods and drinks, green pet info, take a tour of a CTA hybrid bus and more. (Sunday 10am-5pm as well)

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Upcoming for the week

April 19th-23th, 2010 Museum of Science and Industry-FREE Admission all day

FREE yoga or Core Fusion class at Exhale Spa Chicago (get $20 facial or 60 min. massage too) April 1-June 30th

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