Do Savannah editor Heather Henley sat down in the studio with Paula Kreissler of Healthy Savannah and Melody McCarthy of Enmarket to learn about the Encourage Health lecture and a new weekend Health Fest.

Listen up to learn what Healthy Savannah has in store at these events, including a special donation to Chatham County 4-H. Here are the details:

All day Oct. 18: Whole Food Market Savannah 5 Percent Day for Healthy Savannah; portion of proceeds benefit the nonprofit organization; info here.

Health Fest: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 20; Thankful Baptist Church, Bolton Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Montgomery Street; free;, Health screenings, lectures, wellness and fitness demos, children’s activities, entertainment and food samples. Hosted by Healthy Savannah Faith and Health Coalition. More info here.

Encourage Health Education Series: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 30; Demere Center for the Living, 6000 Business Center Drive; free, lunch included; sold out, wait list available;, Marija Djekic-Ivankovic, PhD, will discuss bone health safeguards. View the lecture and learn more here.