Sustainable Living Film

The next Sustainable Living Film Blue Mind:

The Surprising Science That Shows How Being On, In, Near or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
5:30 p.m. 
Longbranch Café & Bakery
100 E. Jackson Street
Carbondale, Illinois

The film explores the cognitive and emotional benefits that we derive every time we spend time near water--a unique feature of sustainability for community health and well being.

Discussion after the film hosted by Kathy Renfro of the Carbondale Park District/ Super Splash Park and Sally Wright, Associate Director of Programs at the SIU Student Recreation Center and Chairperson for the Aquatics Center Citizens Advisory Committee to the Carbondale Park District. They will discuss the community health benefits of an outdoor municipal swimming facility in anticipation of the grand opening the the Carbondale Super Splash Park

Carbondale has aspired to build an outdoor municipal swimming complex for over 40 years. In 2003, the City's Human Relations Commission mandated that a group be formed to evaluate feasibility and ultimately plan to make an outdoor municipal swimming pool complex a reality.

Sustainable Living Film Series is a free documentary screening venue open to the public, hosted in the back room of the Longbranch Café and Bakery, 100 E. Jackson Street, Carbondale, Illinois.

The film series is a public service and companion project of the Sustainable Living Guide for Southern Illinois, published since 2002 by Dayemi Tariqat, a 501(C)3 non-profit service organization in Carbondale, Illinois

The mission of the Sustainable Living Film Series to encourage personal and social responsibility, build awareness and support sustainable living in Southern Illinois. Each film is followed by a discussion hosted by local professionals.



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