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Monday, May 1, 2017

May is American Stroke Month

Let's join Together to End Stroke™. Our as women risk is higher and we need to increase awareness. Most strokes are preventable. High blood pressure is the most important controllable factor. Learn more .

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Free Food Demos at Farmers Markets nearby
Saturday, May 20th at the Saturday Santa Monica Downtown Market: 

POKE BOWLS: Join Chef Gill Boyd of the Gourmandise School in Santa Monica and Cape Seafood and Provisions, a local dock-to-dish seafood company sourcing sustainable California coastal fish, who will demonstrate methods of creating traditional Poke bowl using fish from small boat fishermen. 
Location: 300 Arizona Avenue at Third Street Promenade
Market Hours: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday, May 21st at the Sunday Main Street Market

SOUP BOWLS: Think of a cool gazpacho made with the season's first apricots, mixed into a refreshing taste of summer. Chef Kim Vu of Vucacious Catering will walk you through methods of preparing delicious concoctions in a bowl that redefine the concept of "soup."
Location: 2640 Main Street at Ocean Park Blvd. 
Market Hours: 8:30am - 1:30pm

Saturday May 27th at the Virginia Avenue Park Market
FRUIT BOWLS:  Farmers have a lot to celebrate this year with the historic rains that reminded us of nature's beneficence. Late May is when California's stone fruit gets into full swing. Join Clemence Gossett of the Gourmandise School in Santa Monica as she shows you how to cut, macerate and season tree ripe fruit into salads and bowls. Veggies included!
Location: Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue
Market Hours: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Source: American Heart Association 

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