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FitPHX is a citywide health initiative created in 2013 by then Mayor Greg Stanton, then Councilman Daniel Valenzuela and Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman, with the goal of improving health and wellness in the region and making the Phoenix area one of the healthiest in the nation. 

The initiative has created innovative collaborations​ between government, private sector, non-profits and universities to develop programming that gives residents tools and education to be healthier.

 


Events

 

 

Mudslinging at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3017Mudslinging at the MuseumPueblo Grande Museum9/21/2019 3:00:00 PM9/21/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Mudslinging is a stabilization technique for earthen structures. It has been employed for decades to shore up and repair the ancient Hohokam platform mound. PGM is looking for volunteers to sling mud and help preserve the past! The Mudslingers meet on the third Saturday of the month from 8am to 11am during the months of September to May (unless otherwise noted). Schedule might change due to weather conditions, call the museum to rsvp to volunteer at (602) 495-0901. No experience required.
Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2960Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!Pueblo Grande Museum9/21/2019 4:00:00 PM9/21/2019 11:45:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9bCelebrate Smithsonian Maga​zine’s Museum Day Live! at Pueblo Grande Museum on Saturday, September 21. Enjoy a free music session for kids with local guitarist Alex Wilcox from 10 am - noon! Two-for-one admission available all day. Simply register to get your two-for-one ticket on smithsonianmag.com/museumday starting August 15th. In honor of Smithsonian’s Year of Music and Pueblo Grande Museum’s upcoming 90th anniversary celebration, Pueblo Grande Museum will present western country and blues music from the era of the museum’s founding.
S.A.L.T Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2992S.A.L.T SaturdayPueblo Grande Museum9/21/2019 5:00:00 PM12/22/2019 9:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting S.A.L.T Saturdays every month. One Saturday a month, S.A.L.T (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) will show and tell on a specific skill relating to prehistoric and historic technologies. The show and tell is a drop in program, where visitors can informally ask questions and observe live demonstrations. S.A.L.T Saturdays is a free program included with museum admission. Upcoming S.A.L.T Saturday programs at Pueblo Grande Museum Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skills of the Month Pine Needle BasketsLearn how to make a basket with Jennifer Ahumada. Saturday, October 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Felting Learn about processing Animal Fibers with Prehistoric Tools. Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Atlatls Learn how to make an Atlatl with Charlie Tadano. Saturday, December 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Cordage Learn about how to process fibers for cordage.

News

 

 

FitPHX Launches Free Indoor Summer Fitness Programshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2354FitPHX Launches Free Indoor Summer Fitness Programs6/11/2019 5:45:00 PM
Free “Fall Into Fitness” Program Returns on Tuesday Nights to Hance Parkhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/parks/2280Free “Fall Into Fitness” Program Returns on Tuesday Nights to Hance Park3/8/2019 11:00:00 PM