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East Jefferson General Hospital is "keeping in touch" with our community. From learning how to grocery shop, to spending an evening at the ball park; East Jefferson has something for you!

New Orleans Sushi Fest

Presented by East Jefferson General Hospital

Be there as we crown the Best Sushi Chef in New Orleans! Sample sushi from throughout the area as you also enjoy Japanese beer, sake and music from Bag O' Donuts!

Sunday August 17, 2pm-5pm, VIP Japanese Tea Party 1pm-2pm

  • River City Ballroom at Mardi Gras World
  • General Admission: $10 in advance, $20 at the door
  • Sapporo Beer VIP Party: $50 in advance, $75 at the door

Yoga and Tai Chi at City Park

EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga or Pilates Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Classes are $5 or free to members of EJGH Wellness Center, EJGH Healthy Lifestyles or members of NOMA.

Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.

Healthy Lifestyles Motorcoach Trip to St. Augustine, Florida

You will begin your vacation on Tuesday, by heading to Kingsley plantation and then to Amelia Island. After taking a tour of the island, you’ll visit the historical district “Fernandina Beach”. On Wednesday, you will take a guided tour of St. Augustine. During your tour, you will visit the “Fountain of Youth” and shop on St. George Street. At night, you will enjoy an exclusive dinner party with entertainment. On Thursday, you will take a guided tour of Jacksonville and a narrated cruise of the St. John River.

We will depart at 8am on September 15th from EJGH, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, La. on a Motorcoach. We will return on September 19th.

  • Rate is $419 per person with double occupancy
  • $120 added for a single occupancy
  • $75 due at signing
  • Final Payment due on July 9th.

Rates include: Motorcoach transportation, 4 nights lodging, eight meals, guided tours, narrated cruise, historical sightings, and an Exclusive Diamond Tours Dinner Party.

For more information, call Wendy Ohle at (504) 503-4066 or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Whole Foods Grocery Store Tours

Learn to navigate through grocery store aisles to make healthier food choices and understand food labels. Free tours are held at Whole Foods Market, 3420 Veterans Memorial Blvd in Metairie from 5:30 to 6:30pm. Free blood pressure screenings are conducted before the tour from 4 to 5pm.

Must be able to stand and walk for 1 hour or have a scooter or wheelchair. No shopping will be done while the tour is being conducted. Tour will meet in the restaurant area of the grocery store.

April 29, 2014
May 27, 2014
June 24, 2014
July 29, 2014
August 26
September 30
October 28
November 18 (moved up a week due to Thanksgiving)
December 16 (moved up 2 weeks due to Christmas and New Year's)

Tour dates and times are subject to change.

or call HealthFinder to register: 504-456-5000

Last Updated on Friday, July 11, 2014 02:00 PM


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