K-L District Announces Annual Wellness and Sustainability Fair

This is the fifth year of the district's celebration of healthy living and sustainable communities.

The Katonah-Lewisboro School District will hold its fifth annual Wellness and Sustainability Fair on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at John Jay High School. The fair will follow a 9:30 a.m. walk/run for fitness and fun, sponsored by the Booster Club, and will feature a variety of exhibits, activities and informational resources for all ages based on healthy living.

The fair is coordinated by the KLSD Sustainability Committee, and serves as an opportunity for both school and community organizations to share the work they do as part of their commitment to health, wellness, and sustainability. Last year, more than forty groups participated, and even more are expected to be involved this year.

Attendees will have the opportunities to tour the newly renovated , the new , and the that the district installed. Northern Westchester Hospital representatives will offer health screenings and information, the JJHS AP Environmental Class will discuss water usage in the district, Energize Bedford and Energize Lewisboro will review ways your home may be losing energy, and the JJHS Noteables and the Rolling Tones will provide entertainment.

Other participants include the KLSD nurses, Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES Environmental Center, Westmoreland Sanctuary, the Katonah Museum of Art, the JJHS SADD organization, Lewisboro Recreation Department, Safe Routes to School, the Department of Public Works, the Town of Lewisboro Sustainability Committee, TOL Garden Committee, TOL Stormwater Committee, Slow Food of Westchester, the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy, the Westchester Land Trust, the Wolf Conservation Center, the KL Foundation, and the Katonah Chamber of Commerce.

Guests will also be able to purchase plants from the elementary schools’ edible gardens, explore local sustainability initiatives, sign up for summer camps, enjoy student performances, and more. Aramark will provide healthy food for purchase. Children will be provided with fun, hands-on educational experiences related to health and wellness. If you are interested in displaying work or would like more information on how to be part of this event, please contact Terry Costin at tcostin@klsd.lhric.org.

Click here to see videos of the and wellness and sustainability fairs.


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