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Farmerville Farmer’s Market

407 South Main Street, Farmerville, LA 71241

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FAST- Fighting Arthritis with Strength Training

526 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737

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Females in Action (FiA)

419 North New Hampshire Street, Covington, LA 70433

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First Baptist Church: Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life. Diabetes Prevention Program

1116 Amulet Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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FitLot Outdoor Fitness Park

501 N Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

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Fleur De Lis Community Health ADD/ADHD Screenings

711 South Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525

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Floor Yoga

1112 West 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433

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Florida Parishes Human Service Authority-Tobacco Cessation

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Folsom Community Farmer’s Market

Railroad Avenue, Folsom, LA 70437

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Food Addicts Anonymous

6300 Main Street, Zachary, LA 70791

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Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana

4600 Central Avenue, Monroe, LA 71203

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Forsythe Park

2300 Sycamore Street, Monroe, LA 71201

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Fort Buhlow

200 Airport Road, Pineville, LA 71360

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Foster Park

3911 Highway 8, Pollock, LA 71467

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Franklin Farmer’s Market

306 Willow Street, Franklin, LA 70538

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Franklinton Farmers’ Market

Washington St. & 15th Avenue, Franklinton, LA 70438

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Free After School Dance Classes

935 Gravier Street, Suite #800, New Orleans, LA 70112

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Free Crisis Counseling

302 Dulles Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506

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Free Help to Quit Smoking

5630 Read Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70127

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Free Indoor Walking Track

3140 North Sherwood Forest Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70814

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FAST- Fighting Arthritis with Strength Training

Each Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday the Gonzales Senior Center offers a free strength training exercise class. This class gives seniors the opportunity to stay active, socialize with fellow seniors, and fight the ailments associated with arthritis and other conditions associated with aging.

526 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737
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Females in Action (FiA)

Females in Action (FiA) offers free exercise classes to women of all ages and all fitness levels each Saturday morning, 7:00 am, at the Covington Trailhead. Each day, across 16 states, more than 5,000 women come together for FiA workouts, sharing fitness, friendship, and so much more! FiA is a community of like-minded women who …

419 North New Hampshire Street, Covington, LA 70433

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FitLot Outdoor Fitness Park

The FitLot Outdoor Fitness Park was thoughtfully designed for all ages and abilities to use in a community setting making the benefits of an indoor facility free and accessible to everyone. Join us for an intro class, a one-hour circuit training workout, or an 8-week series to get into a regular active routine.  All FitLot …

501 N Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
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Fleur De Lis Community Health ADD/ADHD Screenings

If you think your child or teenager may have some of the symptoms of ADHD or ADD, get a formal evaluation. Healthcare providers can evaluate and titrate medications, allowing parents to evaluate how the medication affects their child.  Fleur de Lis Community Health uses the American Academy of Pediatrics official screening tool, The Vanderbilt Assessment for ADHD/ADD.  Call …

711 South Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525
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Floor Yoga

Grab a mat, and your grip socks! Improve your balance, flexibility, and strength with this online floor yoga program. Yoga is wonderful for improving mobility, stamina, and overall health and wellness. Offered free on Mondays at 10:45 a.m. or Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Contact St. Tammany Parish Library Adult Program Coordinator, Jillian Boudreaux, at (985) …

1112 West 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433
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Folsom Community Farmer’s Market

Folsom Community Farmer’s Market provides a link between the Folsom community and area growers and producers, and an enjoyable venue for purchasing fresh, local food directly from the grower.  Farmer’s Market ensures local consumers have a opportunity for fresh, healthy food which is harvested nearby. Open March-November, every third Saturday of the month from 9:00AM-1:00PM.

Railroad Avenue, Folsom, LA 70437
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Food Addicts Anonymous

Food Addicts Anonymous, a FREE weekly support group to provide fellowship for men and women willing to recover from the disease of food addiction, meets every Thursday from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Lane Regional Medical Center.

6300 Main Street, Zachary, LA 70791
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Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana

The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana seeks to battle hunger and increase the wellness of our community by securing food and providing it to partner agencies that feed the hungry; fostering public awareness; and managing direct distribution programs. There is more than enough food in America to feed every man, woman and child, yet here …

4600 Central Avenue, Monroe, LA 71203
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Forsythe Park

Forsythe Park on the Ouachita River in Monroe attracts kids, grown-ups and dogs.  Events such as the annual “Bark in the Park” fun run fill the park with canines as well as their companions, and Forsythe’s Fourth of July festivities include live music from the bandstand and kid-friendly crafts and games. Forsythe Park offers plenty …

2300 Sycamore Street, Monroe, LA 71201
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Fort Buhlow

Fort Buhlow is a popular venue for many sports, from bass fishing in the Red River to cross-country track events to disc golf tournaments.  Other features and facilities at the Fort Buhlow Recreation Area include: three lane boat launch boat dock picnic shelters, tables and grills hiking trails cross country course playground lighted ball-field, bleachers, …

200 Airport Road, Pineville, LA 71360
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Foster Park

Foster Park offers a walking trail that is open to the community 24 hours per day at no charge.  The park also offers lighting for the walking trail.  Community members can take advantage of a free place to get physical activity! 

3911 Highway 8, Pollock, LA 71467

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Franklin Farmer’s Market

Franklin Farmer’s Market provides a link between the Franklin community and area growers and producers, and an enjoyable venue for purchasing fresh, local food directly from the grower.  Farmer’s Market ensures local consumers have a opportunity for fresh, healthy food which is harvested nearby. Open year-round on Tuesdays from 2:00PM-6:00PM and Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM. 

306 Willow Street, Franklin, LA 70538
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Franklinton Farmers’ Market

Franklinton Farmers’ market offers fresh produce, meats, dairy and other items from local farms and artisans. Open year-round, Monday-Saturday from 8:00AM-5:00PM. 

Washington St. & 15th Avenue, Franklinton, LA 70438
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Free After School Dance Classes

The New Orleans Ballet Association proudly partners with the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC), Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center, Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and St. Bernard Parish Schools to provide completely tuition-free dance classes for youth ages 5*–18.  Placement in classes depends on age and experience level.  Enrollment is required and open through …

935 Gravier Street, Suite #800, New Orleans, LA 70112
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Free Crisis Counseling

A free crisis counseling program, funded by FEMA and administered by the Louisiana Department of Health, is open to any adult or child in designated parishes.  Trained counselors are provided by the network of state Human Services Authorities and districts. Calls to the crisis lines are free of charge, as are face-to-face follow-up sessions for …

302 Dulles Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506
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Free Help to Quit Smoking

In partnership with the Smoking Cessation Trust, DePaul Community Health Centers is now offering patients FREE help to quit smoking. Take advantage of FREE prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, supportive services conducted either individually or in a group, and visits with a physician or nurse practitioner to aid you in quitting smoking. Trained professionals will work …

5630 Read Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70127
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Free Indoor Walking Track

BREC offers a free indoor, air-conditioned walking track.  The track is 0.15 miles and is located at North Sherwood Forest Community Park.  The track is free for users. Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.Friday: 6 a.m.-7 p.m.Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Sunday: closed

3140 North Sherwood Forest Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
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