Events at Big Y

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

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

Your health and wellness are important to us.

Throughout the year, our Pharmacy and Wellness Team will help you focus on the health and wellness themes most important to you and your family. 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.

Children's Nutrition and Baby Care
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.
Tuesday 08/04/2015
11am to 4pm

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 Greek Yogurt
Mediterranean or Greek style yogurt has grown in popularity over the last few years and for good reason! Greek yogurt is jam packed with calcium and protein and is low in carbohydrates and sodium making this anytime snack a great, healthful choice! The protein that the Greek yogurt contains (almost double a traditional yogurt!) helps to keep you fuller longer on fewer calories. With several options for flavors a different, satisfying snack is at your fingertips every day! Stop in to your neighborhood Big Y Market on Thursday to try Big Y's take on Greek Yogurt. Like what you taste? Take some home on sale with your express savings card this week buy one, get one free!
Thursday 07/30/2015
3 pm to 7 pm
Heinz Upside Down Squeeze Mustard
Classic Heinz Yellow Mustard is now in a squeeze container! Get the same great flavor you love in a more convenient container! Heinz Yellow Mustard is perfect on burgers, dogs, sandwiches and more! Try Heinz Yellow Mustard this Saturday at your local Big Y Market and take home the new squeeze container on sale with your express card two for just $3!
Saturday 08/01/2015
11 am to 3 pm
Living Well Eating Smart

Join Us for Living Well Eating Smart In-store Activities

For tours in Massachusetts, contact Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN at (413) 531-3490 or suemazrolle@gmail.com. For tours in Connecticut, contact Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N at (860) 420-9660 or kittiespedding@gmail.com.

Supermarket Tour- Helping Kids Eat Right
Parents join registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN to learn the current USDA MyPlate guidelines for your entire family, tips for picky eaters and kid-friendly meal ideas.
Thursday 07/30/2015
10:00am to 11:00am
Are you Gluten Free? NECO Month Support Group Meeting: NEW LOCATION- Chicopee
Come join registered dietitian Carrie Taylor, RD, LDN for the only monthly support group meeting from the New England Celiac Organization held in Western Massachusetts. The goal of these meetings is to foster open conversation and sharing in an intimate surrounding. There are no set agendas. Attendees are there to share concerns and answer questions. Open to members and non-members.
Tuesday 08/04/2015
6:00 pm  to 7:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating (Part 1)
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 on your plate with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N. Part 1 will focus on sodium, fiber and omega-3 fats.
Thursday 08/06/2015
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Supermarket Tour- NuVal and Label Reading
Have you seen the 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 registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn what NuVal is and how you can use it to make better food choices for improved health.
Thursday 08/06/2015
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
Supermarket Tour- Be Strong and Mighty with GROW! Foods
No Superhero would be able to maintain their strength and become more powerful without foods that help them grow. Come learn how Grow! foods provide the secret ingredients to strong bones and muscles with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N. A healthy snack will be served at the end of the event. Tour geared toward kids aged 6-12 years.
Friday 08/07/2015
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Supermarket Tour- Allergy Awareness
Have you or a family member been recently diagnosed with a food allergy? Walk the aisles with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN to learn how to balance your meal plan while avoiding harmful allergens in your food.
Tuesday 08/11/2015
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Supermarket Tour- Clean Shopping 101
Come walk the aisles of Big Y with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN to learn what clean eating really means and how you can take simple steps to get back to the basics in your grocery shopping.
Wednesday 08/12/2015
6:00 pm  to 7:00 pm
Supermarket Tour- Heart Healthy Eating (Part 2)
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 on your plate with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N. Part 2 will focus on cholesterol, saturated fat and unsaturated fats.
Friday 08/14/2015
11:00 am to 12:15 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 on your plate with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle MSRD, LDN.
Saturday 08/15/2015
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Supermarket Tour- Helping Kids Eat Right
Parents join registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn the current USDA MyPlate guidelines for your entire family, tips for picky eaters and kid-friendly meal ideas.
Monday 08/17/2015
5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Supermarket Tour For Health New England Members- 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 registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle MSRD, LDN.
Tuesday 08/18/2015
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Supermarket Tour For Health New England Members- Building Better Meals in South Hadley
Learn about the current USDA MyPlate guidelines and NuVal® Scoring System and how to apply them to your everyday shopping and eating habits with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle MSRD, LDN.
Wednesday 08/19/2015
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Supermarket Tour- Living with Diabetes
Walk the aisles of Big Y with registered dietitian Sue Mazrolle, MSRD, LDN to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Thursday 08/20/2015
5:30 pm  to 6:30 pm
Supermarket Tour- Living with Diabetes in Enfield
Walk the aisles of Big Y with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Friday 08/21/2015
10:00 am to 11:15 am
Supermarket Tour- Living with Diabetes in Meriden
Walk the aisles of Big Y with registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn smart shopping and meal planning tips to improve your blood sugar control.
Monday 08/24/2015
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Supermarket Tour- Helping Kids Eat Right in Rocky Hill
Parents join registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn the current USDA MyPlate guidelines for your entire family, tips for picky eaters and kid-friendly meal ideas.
Monday 08/24/2015
5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Supermarket Tour- Healthy Eating on a Budget
Healthy eating doesn't have to cost more. Join registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N to learn tips to keep your food bill down while planning out nutritious meals.
Friday 08/28/2015
9:30 am to 10:45 am
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 registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N.
Friday 08/28/2015
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Supermarket Tour- Best Tips for Weight Loss Success in Ellington
Start your weight loss journey in the supermarket. Join registered dietitian Kittie Spedding, MS, RD, CD-N learn shopping tips and meal planning strategies to help shed the pounds.
Monday 08/31/2015
5:30 pm to 6:45 pm