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January 2017 Family, Food and Fun!

McLane Children's Family, Food, & Fun! (free cooking class in Killeen, TX)

Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

January 2017 Family, Food and Fun!

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Child participant (age 8-15)
Registering families must have at least ONE child participant that is 8-15 years old. Must be accompanied by parent.
Dec 22, 2016 Free  
Parent or guardian
Parent/adult guardian must accompany child participant(s).
Dec 22, 2016 Free  
Additional child
Participants may bring up to three additional children. (Note: childcare services may be available for young children- please contact the Killeen Family Recreation Center for additional details.)
Dec 22, 2016 Free  

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Event Details

Note: Space is limited for this program and sessions are filling up quickly. Register today to confirm your family's registration!

If you have any questions, contact Blair Murphy 254-935-5013 or email 


Do your kids like to cook? Are you looking for ways to be healthier as a family? Did you know kids who eat regular meals with their family eat more fruits, vegetables AND earn better test scores in school?


McLane Children’s Family, Food & Fun! is a free, hands-on wellness education program:

-Weekly interactive cooking demonstrations to sample healthy, budget-friendly meals

-Exciting Kids Cooking Competition with Celebrity Judges

-Interactive games promoting health benefits of nutrition & fitness

-FUN family fitness demonstrations with music, superheroes, and more...


Available for children (ages 8-15) and their families. The 4- week course is held at the Killeen Family Recreation Center on Thursday nights.  

By registering for this event, you're agreeing to attend all 4 required sessions, from 6-8pm. Be sure to add these dates/times to your family schedule: 

Mandatory Welcome Night: Wednesday, December 28, 6-6:30pm

Thursday, January 5, 6-8pm

Thursday, January 12, 6-8pm

Thursday, January 19, 6-8pm

Thursday, January 26, 5:45p-8pm

(Note: If you are unable to attend every session, please register for another upcoming course.)

Additional Information 

Sessions: Each session begins promptly at 6:00p and ends at 8pm. At weeks 1 & 4, participants complete a brief assessment survey, biometrics (height, weight, waist measures), and fitness assessment (half mile, sit-ups, and jumping jacks).

Nutrition: Each week, participants will learn new information and prepare a fun recipe. Children are invited to participate in meal preparation to learn about cooking, kitchen safety, and nutrition. Families enjoy healthy meals while learning more about health benefits of nutrition and exercise. At week 4, children participate in a Cooking Competition and celebrity judges will determine a winning dish!

Fitness: Each week, participants will participate in a fitness demonstration. Demonstrations are suitable for any fitness level and voluntary.

Resources: Participants will be provided a workbook at the first session, complete with activity sheets, resources, and recipes referenced in the course.


Have questions about January 2017 Family, Food and Fun!? Contact McLane Children's Family, Food, & Fun! (free cooking class in Killeen, TX)

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City of Killeen Family Recreation Center
1700 E Stan Schlueter Loop
Killeen, TX 76542

Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

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McLane Children's Family, Food, & Fun! (free cooking class in Killeen, TX)

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