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Community Outreach and Education


The UC Irvine Health Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC) engages with the community to foster children's health by encouraging physical activity and healthy nutrition through various programs and activities.

Check out the recommended daily allowances for sugar in your diet and physical activity goals that can get the whole family moving for good health:

Daily Sugar Intake

Upcoming outreach events

PERC researchers and undergraduate students will participate in the following events to help educate families about nutrition, including rethinking their sugary drinks!

Event Date Time Location

Townsend Raitt Street Fair

Saturday,
Aug 19
10 a.m.

Between the 700 and 900 blocks of South Townsend Street, Santa Ana

Irvine Global Village Festival

Saturday,
Sept. 23
10 a.m.

Bill Barber Memorial Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA

Anteater Involvement Fair Monday,
Sept. 25
11 a.m.

Aldrich Park, Irvine, CA 92697

Madison Park Neighborhood Association Community Resource Fair, Walk-A-Thon & Cultural Festival

Saturday,
Sept. 30
8 a.m.

Madison Park, 1528 S. Standard Ave., Santa Ana, CA

UC Irvine Health Super Saturday

Community Health Fair

Saturday,
Oct. 21
10 a.m.

UC Irvine Health Manchester Pavillion, 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, CA

Community resources for physical activity

General resources

Coming Soon: How to Build Your Own Sugar Demonstration and "Ask a Nutritionist!"