Canyon County

Nampa hosts family health event on Saturday

Healthy Nampa, a free city-sponsored health day, will be held at the NNU Johnson Sports Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. The event offers mini sports clinics with NNU athletes, Inside Ride, a bike rodeo, inflatables and more.

NNU’s third annual Autism Awareness Day is taking place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus. This event features educational workshops and informational booths in the morning, a luncheon for individuals with autism and their families, and an NNU men’s baseball game in the afternoon. Get more information and register online.

The Rippleffect Water Run 5K event is scheduled for a 10 a.m. start on NNU’s campus. Proceeds will benefit Hope Home, an orphanage for children with mental and physical disabilities in Haiti. The 5K is part of the greater Rippleffect student-led campaign to bring awareness to global clean-water issues. To learn more about the campaign and to donate or register for the 5K, visit the website.

The second annual Hispanic Healthcare + Manufacturing/Robotics Conference is being hosted by NNU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students interested in connecting with professionals in the healthcare and engineering fields are invited to attend the event presented by the Future Hispanic Leaders of America. Get more information and register online.