VIDEO: Revenge of the ZOMBIE Walk and Born Learning Trail

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ZOMBIE attack!! Edgewood Homes was invaded by zombies on Saturday, August 17th for the 2nd Annual ZOMBIE Walk/Bike/Run. Nearly 100 participants of all ages enjoyed a morning of zombie face painting, games, activities and snacks. This year’s event also marked the opening of Edgewood’s Born Learning and ZOMBIE Trails. The ...

ZOMBIE Invasion at Walk/Bike/Run Event

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ZOMBIE attack!! Edgewood Homes was invaded by zombies on Saturday, August 17th for the 2nd Annual ZOMBIE Walk/Bike/Run. Nearly 100 participants of all ages enjoyed a morning of zombie face painting, games, activities and snacks. http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/aug/28/260661/ This year’s event also marked the opening of Edgewood’s Born Learning and ZOMBIE Trails. ...

Youth Put Art Talents to Work

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Youth and staff from the Full Circle Youth Program at the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority are combining fun, art and education for a good cause! This summer, six youth helped paint a [Born Learning Trail][1] in Edgewood Homes. The trail consists of ten signs highlighting different activities and games parents ...

Youth Enjoy New Opportunities at Summer Camp

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The annual Full Circle Summer Camp was a great success! This summer, staff from the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority took a group of 22 youth to [Tall Oaks][1] in Linwood, Kansas for a weekend of fun in the sun. Youth ranging from 7 to 14 years old spent three days ...

Walking School Bus Finale

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After three years of operating, the New York Elementary Walking School Bus has completed its final semester. The program has been a great success with thirty-one students participating this year alone. “Bus drivers”, consisting of volunteers from the community, the University of Kansas and United Way’s AmeriCorp program and staff ...

Veggie Party Prize Excites Youth About Service

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In October 2012, the Douglas County Housing, Inc. Full Circle Youth Program hosted a Veggie Party as a part of the Produce for Kids Party With Your Produce Challenge. Youth and their families enjoyed an afternoon of edible art, veggie puppets, snacks and Veggie Bingo. Produce for Kids awarded the ...

Walking School Bus Keeps on Rolling

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The New York Elementary Walking School Bus rolls through another great semester in stride! Now in its second year, the “bus” has continued to develop and this fall changed its route to better utilize East Lawrence’s Burroughs Creek Trail as a safe route home for students. The 1.5 mile route ...

Veggie Party!

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On October 24th, the Full Circle Youth Program hosted a Produce for Kids Veggie Party for our youth and their families. Twenty participants, including youth ranging in age from five to sixteen and some parents, attended and had a great time creating edible art, enjoying a healthy snack, playing Veggie ...

Full Circle Garden Project - ZOMBIE Patch

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Did you know that Edgewood Homes has a garden? Since May, participants of the Full Circle Youth Program have planted, watered and weeded a vegetable garden behind the Huppee Community Facility. We have built raised beds, started seeds, and transplanted starts. So far, we have harvested basil, tomatoes, pumpkins, cucumber ...

Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

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http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241737/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this Friday, September 28th from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

ZOMBIE Health Walk/Bike/Run

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http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/aug/06/238876/ The Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority and Douglas County Housing, Inc., in partnership with the Kansas Health Foundation, hosted the ZOMBIE Walk/Bike/Run on July 28th, a community event promoting the six factors of the ZOMBIE health initiative. Approximately 100 participants were encouraged to dress like zombies and then donned zombie ...

ZOMBIE Health Walk/Bike/Run on July 28th!

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The Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority and Douglas County Housing, Inc., in partnership with the Kansas Health Foundation, are hosting the ZOMBIE Walk/Bike/Run on July 28, a community event promoting the six factors of the ZOMBIE health initiative. This event will incorporate a 1.5 mile walk/bike/run with demonstrations by various community ...

Healthy Ingredients for Healthy Kids

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During the month of May, the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority will be partnering with local farms to provide local, farm fresh produce to youth participants of the Full Circle Youth Program at Edgewood Homes. This opportunity allows youth ages 7-18 to explore cooking with items like arugula, bok choy, fresh ...

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