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Updated September 22, 2016
 
     





 

Weekly Hike for Health at Wehr, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through October,  Wehr Nature Center in Whitnall Park, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. Free.  

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, register from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., 5K race and Komen Mile at 9:15 a.m. Saturday. Registration at Milwaukee Art Museum South Fountain on Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. http://southeastwi.info-komen.org.  

Walk to End Alzheimers, registration at 8:30 a.m., walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Regner Park, West Bend. register, support another walker and get information online at www.alz.org/walk. For questions or assistance, please call 800-272-3900.  

National Eating Disorder Association Walk, 9 a.m. check-in or registration, 10 a.m. opening ceremony Saturday, Grant Park, 100 E. Hawthorne Ave., South Milwaukee.  

Energy for Life Walkathon, registration begins at 9 a.m., walk at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Greenfield Park Pavilion 3A, 2028 S. 124th Street (Lincoln Avenue), West Allis. Three routes around the park: half-, 1- or 2-mile. Entertainment from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. No fees required, but teams are encouraged to raise $100. Sharon at 262-253-4736 or email loftusdc@aol.com.  

 Eagle Lioness blood drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Eagle Village Hall, 820 E. Main St. (Highway NN), Eagle. For people who want an appointment, call Kathy at 262-392-3059. Walk-ins are welcome. The Eagle Lioness will be providing homemade treats after donation of blood.  

The Retirement Classroom seminars, 7 p.m. Monday, Strategies for Social Security and Retirement Income; 7 p.m. Oct. 3, Planning for Nursing Care and Final Expenses, Menomonee Falls Public Library, W156-N8436 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls. menomoneefallslibrary.org or 262-532-8920.  

 BloodCenter of Wisconsin  blood drives in Milwaukee County, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the U.S. Bank Center, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or at bcw.edu.  

Grieving the Death of a Partner, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15, St. Lukes Hospital, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee.  Open to anyone who has lost a partner to death.  Free classes. Sign up by calling 414-423-7139.  

Writing to Transform Your Life, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Milwaukee Public Library - Bay View Branch, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. Journaling improves memory and sleep, boosts immune cell activity, supports you in achieving your goals, and increases your longevity. In this workshop led by author and life coach Rochelle Melander, learn easy journaling exercises that will help you deal with difficulty, plan your future, and practice gratitude.  

Eat Green, Save the World: Local and Organic, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Dietetics technician Judy Mayer will present a cooking demonstration and discussion on how eating locally and organically helps both the environment and your health. Register online at mpl.org or call 414-286-3011.  

Milwaukee Walk to Defeat ALS, 8:30 a.m. check-in, 10 a.m. walk Oct. 9, Greenfield Park, 2028 S. 124th St., West Allis. The ALS Associations biggest annual event, which raises funds for local chapter. jordan@alsawi.org or call 414-831-3993.  

Addicted Loved Ones Family Support Group, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Brooklife Church, 857 S. Rochester St., Mukwonago. Confidential and nonjudgmental group that shares and learns from others in similar situations.  Learn how to support addicted loved ones without enabling and find support for ourselves. Call Jennifer 262-378-4470, ext. 221 or visit brooklife.org/familysupportgroup.  

Outpatient neurological support group, first Tuesday of each month, Aurora Medical Center, 36500 Aurora Drive, Summit. www.aurora.org or 262-434-2600.  

Ostomy support group, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Aurora Health Center, 9200 W. Loomis Road, Franklin. 414-421-1090.  

Tai chi and Qigong classes, Mondays, Lake Park Lutheran Church, 2647 N. Stowell Ave., Milwaukee. $35 per month. 414-350-5248 or www.ymaawisconsin.com.  

Fibromyalgia support group, 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., every other Monday, Advanced Pain Management Office, 7400 W. Rawson Ave., Suite 143, Franklin, 262-456-7242.  

Survivors of Suicide, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. third Monday of the month, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Waukesha, 217 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-8886.  

Good Mourning Coffee Break Grief Support Group, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. second Monday of the month, Life Enrichment Center at Shorehaven, 1306 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-223-3823 or meimon@stillwaterscenter.org.

Diabetes support group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. second Monday of the month, Community Memorial Hospital, W180-N8085 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls. 262-251-1000.  

Gildas Club young survivors wellness group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, 414-962-8201; Gildas Club breast cancer networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., second Tuesday of each month; Relaxation Techniques Workshop, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Gildas Club family and friends group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekly on Thursdays; Gildas Club gynecological cancer networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. fourth Monday of each month; Gildas Club post-treatment networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Wednesday of each month; Gildas Club wellness group, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. 414-962-8201, ext. 102.  

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