Upcoming Events AT LIVEWELL

& OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS THROUGHOUT NWKS

  • FREE Diabetes Education
    Time is TBD
    The Gathering Place
    Time is TBD
    The Gathering Place, 745 S Country Club Dr, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Call (785) 460-1237 to register for FREE diabetes education classes sponsored by Citizens Health in Colby, Kan.
  • Fresh Produce Available for Senior Citizens
    Thursday, Oct. 1 | Time TBD
    Details provided upon application approval.
    Thursday, Oct. 1 | Time TBD
    Details provided upon application approval.
  • Now Accepting New Farmers Market Vendors
    Time is TBD
    Downtown Colby, Kansas
    Time is TBD
    Downtown Colby, Kansas
    Contact Farmers Market Coordinator Jacy Olsen to become a vendor. jacym@nwksprevention.com
  • Fresh Produce Available for Senior Citizens
    Thursday, Sept. 24 | Time TBD
    Details provided upon application approval.
    Thursday, Sept. 24 | Time TBD
    Details provided upon application approval.
  • Farmers' Market Workshop
    Feb. 29 in Leoti, KS | Time TBD
    Location is TBD
    Feb. 29 in Leoti, KS | Time TBD
    Location is TBD
    Interested in selling produce at a Farmers' Market? If so, you won't want to miss this workshop.
  • Fresh Produce Available for Senior Citizens
    Thursday, Sept. 17 | Time TBD
    Details provided upon application approval.
    Thursday, Sept. 17 | Time TBD
    Details provided upon application approval.
  • Order FREE Kansas Tobacco Quitline Materials
    Quantities are Limited. Order soon.
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    Quantities are Limited. Order soon.
    www.surveymonkey.com/r/cessationmaterials
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Community Health Promotion Program will provide your business or organization with FREE Kansas Tobacco Quitline materials. Quantities are limited.
  • Human Trafficking Overview: What You Should Know
    Thu, Jan 14
    Zoom
    Jan 14, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    During this free Zoom meeting, learn about human, sex, and labor trafficking in Kansas.
  • FREE Naloxone Training for General Audiences
    Mon, Nov 23
    Zoom Meeting
    Nov 23, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    Learn to recognize and respond to signs of overdose and how to administer Naloxone. Participants will receive a free Naloxone kit!
  • Nov. 6 - Leadership Training
    Fri, Nov 06
    Zoom Meeting
    Nov 06, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Zoom Meeting
    The Kansas Leadership Center is coming to NWKS! Sign up NOW for a series of FREE leadership classes.
  • 2020 Mental Health Symposium
    Fri, Nov 06
    Webinar
    Nov 06, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Webinar
    The 2020 Mental Health Symposium is going virtual; register now to join.
  • Oct. 28 - Leadership Training
    Wed, Oct 28
    Zoom Meeting
    Oct 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    The Kansas Leadership Center is coming to NWKS! Sign up NOW for a series of FREE leadership classes.
  • NWKS Regional Maternal Health Network: Virtual Kickoff Event
    Mon, Oct 26
    Event Brite
    Oct 26, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Event Brite
    This maternal health network kickoff event is being transitioned to a virtual platform. At this time, it is currently scheduled for Monday, Oct. 26. Please refer back to this page for updated news and information.
  • Oct. 23 - Leadership Training
    Fri, Oct 23
    Zoom Meeting
    Oct 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Zoom Meeting
    The Kansas Leadership Center is coming to NWKS! Sign up NOW for a series of FREE leadership classes.
  • Oct. 15 - Leadership Training
    Thu, Oct 15
    Zoom Meeting
    Oct 15, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    The Kansas Leadership Center is coming to NWKS! Sign up NOW for a series of FREE leadership classes.
  • Kansas Prevention Virtual Conference
    Wed, Oct 14
    Virtual Conference
    Oct 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – Oct 16, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Virtual Conference
    Join us at the third annual Kansas Prevention Conference: Weaving a Stronger Kansas, October 14 - 16
  • Oct. 9 - Leadership Training
    Fri, Oct 09
    Zoom Meeting
    Oct 09, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Zoom Meeting
    The Kansas Leadership Center is coming to NWKS! Sign up NOW for a series of FREE leadership classes.
  • Parkinson's Families of Northwest Kansas
    Thu, Oct 08
    Fireside Lounge, Colby Community College
    Oct 08, 2020, 2:00 PM
    Fireside Lounge, Colby Community College, 1255 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Next meeting of a new, local support group for northwest Kansas individuals and families affected by Parkinson's Disease.
  • Drive Thru Flu Clinic
    Tue, Oct 06
    Colby United Methodist Church
    Oct 06, 2020, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Colby United Methodist Church, 950 S Franklin Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Stop the Flu Bug! Scroll for more information.
  • Oct. 1 - Leadership Training
    Thu, Oct 01
    Zoom Meeting
    Oct 01, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    The Kansas Leadership Center is coming to NWKS! Sign up NOW for a series of FREE leadership classes.
  • Copeland Garden Ribbon Cutting
    Thu, Oct 01
    Copeland Avenue
    Oct 01, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Copeland Avenue, Copeland Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Join us at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, as we co-host a three-fold event at the Copeland Garden in Colby.
  • Volunteers Needed: Copeland Garden Clean Up Day
    Sat, Sep 19
    Copeland Avenue
    Sep 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Copeland Avenue, Copeland Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Please consider donating a portion of your Saturday to make a difference. It's not glamorous, by your help is sincerely appreciated.
  • Options Annual Summit: Domestic, Sexual and Elder Abuse
    Fri, Sep 11
    Zoom Meeting
    Sep 11, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    Register for this virtual summit today by emailing summit@help4abuse.org. Space is limited.
  • Mental Health Forum
    Tue, Aug 25
    Virtual Zoom Meeting
    Aug 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Virtual Zoom Meeting
    Share your mental health concerns as they relate to the novel Coronavirus pandemic; learn about compassionate listening.
  • Teen Drug Webinar
    Thu, Jul 30
    Zoom Webinar
    Jul 30, 2020, 10:00 AM
    Zoom Webinar
    This awesome, informative webinar is perfect for middle and high school aged teens. You'll learn about the dangers of drugs and how to respond if you know someone who might be using opioids.
  • DCCCA: Behavioral Health Summit
    Mon, Jul 27
    Virtual Conference
    Jul 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Virtual Conference
    The 2020 Douglas County Behavioral Health Prevention Summit is going virtual! July 27th – August 7th
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Thu, Jul 23
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 23, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Wed, Jul 22
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 22, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Tue, Jul 21
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 21, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Teen Drug Webinar
    Thu, Jul 16
    Zoom Webinar
    Jul 16, 2020, 10:00 AM
    Zoom Webinar
    This awesome, informative webinar is perfect for middle and high school aged teens. You'll learn about the dangers of drugs and how to respond if you know someone who might be using opioids.
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Thu, Jul 16
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 16, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Wed, Jul 15
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 15, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Tue, Jul 14
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 14, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Alzheimer Caregiver Support
    Thu, Jul 09
    Location is TBD
    Jul 09, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    It's hard to be a caregiver. We're here to help you, so you can better help your loved ones.
  • Parents of Teenagers | Parenting Class
    Thu, Jul 09
    Goodland United Methodist Church
    Jul 09, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Goodland United Methodist Church, 1116 Sherman Ave, Goodland, KS 67735, USA
    The perfect parenting class for raising teenagers.
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Thu, Jul 09
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 09, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Wed, Jul 08
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 08, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Parenting Classes: "Strong Families, Strong Leaders"
    Tue, Jul 07
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port
    Jul 07, 2020, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    LiveWell Northwest Kansas/Kids Port, 460 N Garfield Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    With FREE breakfast, FREE childcare, FREE education and a $100 completion bonus, we hope we've made it easy enough to SAY YES to this incredible opportunity. Will you take the first step towards a better life for your family?
  • Teen Drug Webinar
    Mon, Jul 06
    Zoom Webinar
    Jul 06, 2020, 10:00 AM
    Zoom Webinar
    This awesome, informative webinar is perfect for middle and high school aged teens. You'll learn about the dangers of drugs and how to respond if you know someone who might be using opioids.
  • Teen Drug Webinar
    Thu, Jul 02
    Zoom Webinar
    Jul 02, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    This awesome, informative webinar is perfect for middle and high school aged teens. You'll learn about the dangers of drugs and how to respond if you know someone who might be using opioids.
  • Alzheimer Caregiver Support
    Mon, Jun 22
    Location is TBD
    Jun 22, 2020, 5:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    It's hard to be a caregiver. We're here to help you, so you can better help your loved ones.
  • Building Resilience in Real Time
    Thu, Apr 09
    Zoom Meeting
    Apr 09, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    Learn practical strategies for building resilience and coping skills in the midst of crisis. This event is FREE.
  • Virtual Naloxone Triaining
    Tue, Mar 31
    Online Event
    Mar 31, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online Event
    Join Hays DCCCA in a virtual training to learn how to prevent, recognize to opioid overdose.
  • Approaches to Social Emotional Learning
    Thu, Mar 05
    600 W 3rd St
    Mar 05, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    600 W 3rd St, 600 W 3rd St, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Are you interested in receiving 3 hours of KDHE approved training for FREE?! If so, scroll below.
  • Mental Health Forum
    Wed, Feb 26
    107 W Bressler
    Feb 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    107 W Bressler, 107 W Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731, USA
    Learn about mental health initiatives gaining momentum throughout northwest Kansas.
  • Part 3: Mental Health Forum
    Tue, Jan 07
    American Legion Hall, Bird City
    Jan 07, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    American Legion Hall, Bird City, 107 W Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731, USA
    Become a part of change. Take part in a mental health movement throughout northwest Kansas.
  • Part 2: Mental Health Forum
    Thu, Dec 05
    American Legion Hall, Bird City
    Dec 05, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    American Legion Hall, Bird City, 107 W Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731, USA
    Become a part of change. Take part in a mental health movement throughout northwest Kansas.
  • Part 1: Mental Health Forum
    Thu, Oct 24
    American Legion Hall, Bird City
    Oct 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    American Legion Hall, Bird City, 107 W Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731, USA
    Become a part of change. Take part in a mental health movement throughout northwest Kansas.
  • Golden Plains HS: Seasonal Flu Clinic
    Wed, Oct 09
    Golden Plains High School
    Oct 09, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
    Golden Plains High School, 335 School St, Rexford, KS 67753, USA
    Get the flu shot, not the flu!
  • Rexford, Red Barn: Seasonal Flu Clinic
    Wed, Oct 09
    Red Barn
    Oct 09, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Red Barn, 310 Main St, Rexford, KS 67753, USA
    Get the flu shot, not the flu!
  • Brewster HS: Seasonal Flu Clinic
    Tue, Oct 08
    Brewster High School
    Oct 08, 2019, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
    Brewster High School, 127 Kansas Ave, Brewster, KS 67732, USA
    Get the flu shot, not the flu!
  • Brewster Senior Center: Seasonal Flu Clinic
    Tue, Oct 08
    Brewster Senior Center
    Oct 08, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Brewster Senior Center, 327 Kansas Ave, Brewster, KS 67732, USA
    Get the flu shot, not the flu!
  • Citizens Health Expo
    Sat, Oct 05
    City Limits Convention Center
    Oct 05, 2019, 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    City Limits Convention Center, 2227 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Take preventative measures for a healthy life and a healthy YOU.
  • Colby: Seasonal Flu Clinic
    Tue, Oct 01
    Thomas County Fairgrounds - 4H Building
    Oct 01, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Thomas County Fairgrounds - 4H Building, S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Get the flu shot, not the flu!
  • FREE Composting Workshop
    Sat, Sep 21
    Copeland Gardens
    Sep 21, 2019, 2:00 PM
    Copeland Gardens, Copeland Ave & W 2nd St, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    You won't believe how easy it is to turn your black thumb green. Learn all about composting to take your gardening skills to the next level.
  • FREE Cooking Class
    Thu, Sep 19
    Colby United Methodist Church
    Sep 19, 2019, 5:30 PM
    Colby United Methodist Church, 950 S Franklin Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Expand your culinary expertise! Take advantage of this FREE class.
  • FREE Meeting for Institutional Food Buyers | Evening Session
    Thu, Sep 19
    Colby Community College
    Sep 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Colby Community College, 1255 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    If you purchase food for a grocery store, school, healthcare facility, restaurant or any other related entity, then you won't want to miss this FREE opportunity. Sign up for a session today!
  • FREE Grower Class for NWKS Food Producers
    Thu, Sep 19
    Colby Community College
    Sep 19, 2019, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Colby Community College, 1255 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Are you a food grower in Northwest Kansas interested in selling your produce to local businesses or organizations? If so, this FREE Grower Class is right for you.
  • FREE Meeting for Institutional Food Buyers | Morning Session
    Thu, Sep 19
    Colby Community College
    Sep 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Colby Community College, 1255 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    If you purchase food for a grocery store, school, healthcare facility, restaurant or any other related entity, then you won't want to miss this FREE opportunity. Sign up for a session today!
  • Our Tomorrow's Community Sensemaking Workshop
    Thu, Aug 01
    Prairie Museum-Art & History
    Aug 01, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Prairie Museum-Art & History, 1905 S Franklin Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    Please RSVP for this event. Work with your community's stories and find patterns for change.
  • Farmers Market: Every Wednesday from June to September
    Wed, Jun 05
    Movement Connection
    Jun 05, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Movement Connection, 430 N Franklin Ave, Colby, KS 67701, USA
    The growing season is upon us! Shop locally and take advantage of garden fresh produce at the Thomas County Farmers Market. Scroll for more info.

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LiveWell Northwest Kansas is a longstanding advocacy organization in the region improving all aspects of "health" to improve the early childhood system and optimize child and family well-being. For 40 years, the organization has provided preventative educational services and opportunities to people to make a lasting change towards optimal health.

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