Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Weight Loss Surgery Program will host a Walk for Wellness, Health Health Fair and Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 22 from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, at the hospital located at 199 Reedsdale Road, Milton.
The family-oriented, health and wellness event starts at 9:30 am with registration for a 5-kilometer (3.1 miles) or a one-mile walk which will start at 10 am from the hospital’s Highland Street Parking Lot.
The walks will be followed by family-fun events including face painting, Teddy Bear Clinic, children’s obstacle course, tours of several emergency response vehicles and DJ entertainment. A free barbeque lunch will be available starting at 12 noon.
Boston Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster will once again stop by and be available to meet and be photographed with kids of all ages.
A community health fair in the hospital’s main lobby will begin at 10:30 a.m. Health screenings and checks will be available as will displays and information from area health and wellness providers.
Registration is $10 per walker, except children under the age of 12 who are free.
For more information, call 617-696-8810.