Jungle Jim's Spring into Health | March 1 | 11am-5pm

Spring into Health Fairfield, OH

Our first year celebrating Spring Into Health with Mercy Hospital Fairfield was a huge success. Attendees were able to interact with vendors and sample delicious and healthy food options. A variety of health screenings and wellness advice was provided by the professionals from Mercy. Guest speakers shared their knowledge and we even learned how to sprout our own food. There were games and fun interactive exhibits for all ages and it was a great chance to try the products offered in our natural foods department. Overall, this free event was a day of fun for the whole family!

Health Screenings

Health screenings are a great way to stay in tune with your overall health.

Mercy Hospital Fairfield will be providing a wide range of screenings for your convenience. Spring into Health is the perfect time to start being proactive about wellness. Regular screenings can significantly improve your chances of discovering possible risk factors. Health professionals from Mercy Hospital Fairfield will be present to offer insight for preventative care and easy steps you can take to make a big impact on your long term wellness.

View Screenings List

The Food

Eating well is a key element to a healthy lifestyle.

Spring into Health will provide a great opportunity to check out some of the best new healthy food options available as vendors provide samples of a wide variety of nutritious snacks and more. You’ll find a lot of delicious options available when it comes to improving your diet. Many different specialty, dietary products will be offered including organic, gluten free, super foods and natural supplements. Vendors will also be providing a variety of cutting edge products for a well-rounded natural lifestyle.



Sam Mills


Dr Joe Northup

Dr. Joe Northup

Dr. Joe Northup is the medical director and principal bariatric surgeon for Mercy Health – Weight Management Solutions. He completed his surgical training at the Medical College of Ohio and went on to complete an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric fellowship at the University of Virginia.

After completing his fellowship, Dr. Northup was invited to join the faculty of the University of Virginia (UVA) Department of Surgery. He was appointed as Medical Director of the bariatric surgery program there, and developed the Bariatric Center of Excellence for UVA.

In December of 2007, he joined Mercy Health. He has since worked to develop Mercy Health – Weight Management Solutions, one of the Cincinnati area’s most complete weight loss programs. As an experienced bariatric surgeon, Dr. Northup is dedicated to helping each patient find the weight loss solution that is right for them.

Dr. Northup serves on national committees for the ASMBS and SAGES. Having personally performed more than 700 bariatric surgery procedures, Dr. Northup has extensive experience treating patients who suffer from excess weight.

Amanda Magee

Amanda Magee

Amanda has her BS in Exercise Science from Northern Kentucky University and is an ACSM certified Health Fitness Specialist in addition to an AFFA certified Group Fitness Instructor.


Speaker Time Topic
Dr. Joe Northup 12:00 - 12:45pm Weight Management Programs
Dr. Singh 1:00 - 1:45pm Cardiac Health
Amanda Magee 2:00 - 2:45pm The Right Exercise Program For You
Dr. Joya Sykes 3:00 - 3:45pm 5 Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Diabetes / High Blood Pressure
Kids’ Zone

A Variety of Activities in the Kids’ Zone

The First Tee
The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley will provide putting instruction and a mini-golf course for kids to try the game! Built around The First Tee’s Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits, their programs focus on empowering youth with life skills and character development through the game of golf. Win prizes for playing and learn about the many opportunities available to participate in The First Tee this summer!

Peachy’s Healthy Food Demos
Learn about and discuss the benefits of healthy snacks. Try wholesome quinoa salad and baked sweet potato fries.

Session 1 | 11:30 - 12:15pm
Session 2 | 12:30 - 1:15pm

Sprouting Jars
Now Foods will present different types of seeds - why they produce different tastes, sizes, colors and textures. Then kids will make their own sprouting jars to take home.

Session 1 | 1:45 - 2:00pm
Session 2 | 2:15 - 2:30pm

Trail Mix Making
Stop by and make your own trail mix from our large assortment of ingredients. Start with the basics and then have some fun creating your unique mix.

Session 1 | 2:45 - 3:00pm
Session 2 | 3:15 - 3:30pm

There will be a giant Operation game and a giant Connect Four game for all kids to play.

And More...
On hand to add to the fun we’ll have a Stilt Walker, Balloon Twister, and Face Painter.



The Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s
5440 Dixie Highway
Fairfield, OH 45014

Directions from Indianapolis, IN

Take I-74 East
Merge I-275 East - To Dayton
Exit #39 for Winton Rd toward Forest Park
Turn left at Winton Rd
Continue onto S Gilmore Rd
Turn left at OH-4 N
Turn right on Jungle Jim Drive

Directions from Kentucky

Take I-71/75 North over Ohio River into Cincinnati
Continue north on I-75 toward Dayton
I-275 West - To Indianapolis
Exit #41 Hamilton/Fairfield
Drive north 3.8 miles on Route 4/Dixie Highway
Turn right onto Jungle Jim Drive

Directions from Dayton

Take I-75 South
Merge I-275 West - To Indianapolis
Exit #41 toward Hamilton/Fairfield
Drive north 3.8 miles on Route 4/Dixie Highway
Turn right onto Jungle Jim Drive

Directions from Columbus, OH

Take I-71 South
I-275 West - To Indianapolis
Exit #41 Hamilton/Fairfield
Drive north 3.8 miles on Route 4/Dixie Highway
Turn right onto Jungle Jim Drive


Parking Map
Taxi Service
All Around Taxi 513-894-8500
City Taxi 513-863-6444
Fairfield Taxi 513-874-8294

*Check with your hotel to see if shuttle service is provided.

Osacr Event Center


Jungle Jim’s International Market is conveniently located in the heart of Butler County and is close to many regional and national hotels offering a wide variety of accommodations. Whether you’re stopping in town for a short time or are a super foodie and plan to spend the weekend in town, we’ve got you covered. Follow this link to the Butler County Visitors’ Bureau for a great resource for your overnight plans.