Pharmacy Events

Visit Our Pharmacies for These Events:

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Rocky Hill Mondays 10:00am to 12pm

Free Blood Glucose Testing

East Windsor Every Third Tuesday of every month, 11am to 2pm

North Branford Every Friday, 10am to 2pm

More Pharmacy Health Services

Events at Big Y

Join Us for health and wellness events in our pharmacy locations.

Your health and wellness are important to us.

Our knowledgeable pharmacists and registered dietitians will provide you with expert advice on topics such as how to select and prepare the most nutritious foods to which vitamins and supplements will complement your health needs and medications.

September is Cholesterol Education Month!
Join Us for Nutritional Tips, Food Tastings, Living Well Eating Smart Recipes, Pharmacist Meet and Greets (Pharmacy Stores only), Blood Pressure Screenings, Samples, Giveaways and much more.
Friday 09/19/2014
11am to 6pm

Celebrating Food is a fun and educational way to try new, different or alternative products.
Big Y's knowledgeable Celebrating Foods specialists will illustrate to how to use and prepare the products so they may be incorporated into everyday meal planning.

Big Y Fresh Soup
At your neighborhood Big Y Market, soup is good any time of the day, any time of the year! This Friday in the Food Service Department we will be sampling our fresh Big Y Soup - comforting, soul warming soup. So stop on over, give it a try and take some home on sale with your silver or gold coin!
Friday 09/05/2014
3 pm to 7 pm
Living Well Eating Smart

Join Us for Living Well Eating Smart In-store Activities

Supermarket Tour- Diabetes Nutrition
Come walk the aisles of the supermarket with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Friday 09/05/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- Living with Diabetes
Walk the aisles of Big Y with Sue Mazrolle MSRD, LDN and learn smart shopping choices and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Tuesday 09/09/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- Gluten-Free Living
Going gluten-free may not feel like an easy task, but we're here to show you how. Join Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN, to learn practical tips and tasty meal ideas.
Wednesday 09/10/2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Supermarket Tour- Diabetes Nutrition in West Hartford
Come walk the aisles of the supermarket with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Thursday 09/11/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- Diabetes Nutrition in Manchester
Come walk the aisles with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar.
Friday 09/12/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating
Do you know the current recommendations for heart healthy eating? Learn how to apply them to the purchases you make while still enjoying the foods in your eating plan with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Friday 09/12/2014
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Winning Ways for Weight Loss
Start your weight loss journey in the supermarket! Join Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN, to learn shopping tips and meal planning strategies to help shed the pounds.
Monday 09/15/2014
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Diabetes Nutrition in Enfield
Come walk the aisles of the supermarket with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Monday 09/15/2014
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Living with Diabetes in Springfield
Walk the aisles of Big Y with Sue Mazrolle MSRD, LDN and learn smart shopping choices and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Tuesday 09/16/2014
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating
Learn what is currently recommended for heart-healthy eating and how to apply changes to the purchases you make while still enjoying the foods on your table with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Friday 09/19/2014
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating in Longmeadow
Learn what is currently recommended for heart-healthy eating and how to apply changes to the purchases you make while still enjoying the foods on your table with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Friday 09/19/2014
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Diabetes Nutrition in Ellington
Come walk the aisles of the supermarket with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Friday 09/19/2014
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating in Springfield
Learn what is currently recommended for heart-healthy eating and how to apply changes to the purchases you make while still enjoying the foods on your table with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Saturday 09/20/2014
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating in Meriden
Do you know the current recommendations for heart healthy eating? Learn how to apply them to the purchases you make while still enjoying the foods in your eating plan with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Monday 09/22/2014
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Building Better Meals
Learn about the current USDA MyPlate guidelines and NuVal Scoring System and how to apply them to your everyday shopping and eating habits with Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Tuesday 09/23/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- Quick and Easy
School is back in session, sports teams are up and running and you're just getting home from work! Learn some quick and healthy ways to feed your family while shuttling around town. Bring your athlete with you for this interactive session with Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Tuesday 09/23/2014
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Building Better Meals in Wilbraham
Learn about the current USDA MyPlate guidelines and NuVal Scoring System and how to apply them to your everyday shopping and eating habits with Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Friday 09/26/2014
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating in Enfield
Do you know the current recommendations for heart healthy eating? Learn how to apply them to the purchases you make while still enjoying the foods in your eating plan with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Friday 09/26/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- What is NuVal?
Have you seen signs in the store or heard about NuVal on the radio but still not sure what it is? Come walk the aisles of Big Y with Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn what NuVal is and how you can use it to make better food choices for improving health.
Monday 09/29/2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Supermarket Tour- Quick and Easy in Longmeadow
School is back in session, sports teams are up and running and you're just getting home from work! Learn some quick and healthy ways to feed your family while shuttling around town. Bring your athlete with you for this interactive session with Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN.
Tuesday 09/30/2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am