The 27th annual Family Wellness Fair, a free health fair sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital, takes place Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Troy Howard Middle School Gym located on Lincolnville Avenue (Route 52) in Belfast.

This year’s fair offers 40 booths on a wide range of health topics for adults and children. Everyone is invited to attend, and door prizes will be awarded.

All of the health screenings are free-of-charge including: blood pressure, cholesterol, pulse rate, oxygen level, spinal analysis, foot scan for arch type and hearing.

Planned exhibits and demonstrations include: nutrition, label reading, portion control, proper hand washing, diabetes education, Lyme disease information, tick kits, skin care, sun screen products, stress management, highway safety, elder issues, mental health, domestic violence, chiropractic and smoking cessation among others topics.

Many booths are interactive – get a chair massage, Reiki treatment, try hula hooping, balancing or Zumba dancing. Healthy snacks are also available. Children will enjoy face painting, stamp art, play dough and coloring.

For more information, call fair coordinator Lois Dutch at Waldo County General Hospital at 338-2500 ext. 4154.