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5 Ways to Stay Fit in February

BY February 1, 2022
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Bank on free admission to happy hour yoga every Thursday at Botanical Brewing Company in Cape Coral when you purchase a kava drink (the trendy alcohol-alternative beverage is touted for its stress-reducing effects) or any other plant-infused brew. Plan to stick around after class every other week, when vegan chef and yoga instructor Lisa Brown serves a plant-based meal. Free with drink purchase.

Feb. 5

Take things at your own pace during the 11th Annual Strides for Education 5K at Florida SouthWestern State College’s Fort Myers campus. All proceeds fund scholarship programs for local students. $30

Feb. 13

Learn to lead a plant-based, eco-friendly lifestyle during the 2022 SWFL Veg Fest at Farmer Mike’s U Pick in Bonita Springs. Presenters include experts from local nonprofits and keynote speakers, like bestselling authors of plant-based lifestyle books Dr. Will Tuttle and Dr. Thomas Campbell (a Cornell professor of nutritional biochemistry). Free

Feb. 15

On third Tuesdays, learn about the 60,000-acre Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) and its vital role in replenishing the region’s water sources during a 1.7-mile walking tour of the CREW Cypress Dome Trails. $5

Feb. 19

Join more than a thousand runners in the downtown Fort Myers River District for the Edison Festival of Light 5K, which supports nonprofits that promote the city’s arts, culture and history. A BibTag time-tracking system keeps you springing toward the finish line. Adults from $30; kids from $15

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