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Updated April 28, 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.  

“Paging Dr. Google: Online Health Information-Seeking and Its Effects,” noon Wednesday, Room C101, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha. Katie Turkiewicz, UW-Waukesha professor of communications - theater arts, will present the lecture. Free; no reservations needed. www.waukesha.uwc.edu.

Tai chi and quigon, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, also May 11 and May 18, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Tai chi and quigong are ancient Chinese methods of exercise that improve general health, develop internal strength and coordinate deep breathing with slow movements to cultivate life energy. Registration is required; call 414-286-3011.  

Working Out with Baby, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. May 5, also May 12, May 19 and 26, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. The class from B3 FIT is designed for parents and caregivers interested in working out while wearing their baby or toddler from 7 to 30 pounds in a carrier. Carriers available during class on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at 414-286-3011.  

“The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease,” 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 5, Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin. Free. Register by contacting the Franklin Health Department at 414-425-9101.  

Love Your Kidneys MKE Run/Walk, 9 a.m. to noon May 7, Root River Parkway South, South 92nd Street and West College Avenue, Greendale. Timed 5K run/walk on a certified course and 1-mile untimed walk. Children 11 and younger can register for the KIDney Fan Club. All funds go to support the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin. Details can be found at kidneywi.org.  

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behavior, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 9, Pewaukee Public Library, 210 Main St., Pewaukee. Presented by Jennifer Harders, Waukesha County Community Outreach coordinator of the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Register at www.pewaukeelibrary.org/, 262-691-5670 ext. 925 or the reference desk.  

Washington County Heart Walk and Kids Challenge, 8 a.m. to noon May 21, Regner Park, 1239 Park Ave., West Bend. www.washingtoncountyheartwalk.org.

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.  

Gilda’s 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; Gilda’s 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; Gilda’s Club family and friends group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekly on Thursdays; Gilda’s Club gynecological cancer networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. fourth Monday of each month; Gilda’s Club post-treatment networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Wednesday of each month; Gilda’s 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.  

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.

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.

 

 

 

     
 

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