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Updated Nov. 15, 2018
 

 



Self Care Sundays with Jenna Knapp and The Self Care Studio, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Artist, author, and activist Jenna Knapp leads drop-in workshop focusing on self-care techniques. Bind your own gratitude journal to celebrate the season of thanks. Learn how to do a simple stitch and experiment with bullet journaling. Free for members or with admission.  lyndensculpturegarden.org.

Giving Thanks Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Blood goes to The Blood Center of Wisconsin and stays within the community. Call 877-232-4376 to book an appointment.

Memory Cafe: Historical Society, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Milwaukee Public Library - Mitchell Street Branch, 906 W. Historic Mitchell St., Milwaukee. It offers people with dementia and their care partners the opportunity to enjoy regular, enjoyable social interaction with others in similar circumstances in a safe, welcoming environment along with refreshment. First-time attendees must register with the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin at 1-800-272-3900.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aurora Medical Center, 36500 Aurora Drive, Summit. To register, call 888-863-5502 or Trish Golden at 262-434-1248.

Turkey Trot 5K, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Nov.  24, Mitchell Park, 19900 River Road, Brookfield. Race proceeds will help the Kelly Johnson Foundation support local high schools in Wisconsin and Illinois that have insufficient funding for after-school athletic and extracurricular programs and grow its Johnson Family Scholarship program. Participants are welcome to run, walk or stroll. The 5K race will be timed, awards given out to the top male and female runners. Register by Nov. 15 to guarantee a long-sleeve moisture-wicking Turkey Trot shirt. Race packet pickup at Performance Running Outfitters on Nov. 23. www.kjfwi.org

Health Insurance Marketplace Assistance, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Milwaukee Public Library - Mitchell Street Branch, 906 W. Historic Mitchell St., Milwaukee, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 30, Zablocki Branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Licensed health care navigators will be available to assist with exploring insurance options under the Affordable Care Act. Call 414-270-4677 for an appointment. Walk-ins will also be accepted, if the navigator does not have an appointment.

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.

Caregivers Support Group for the Disabled or Elderly, 10:30 a.m. to noon first Saturday of each month, Wheaton St. Francis Hospital, 3237 S. 16th St., Milwaukee. Free parking; take the visitor elevator to the eighth-floor conference room.  No early registration required. Louise, 414-645-9095.

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.

Women’s Grief Support Group, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Room F on the lower level of St. Luke’s Hospital, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Open to any woman who has suffered the loss of a loved one due to death. Mary Anne, 414-423-7139.

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.

Men’s Grief Support Group, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Room F on the lower level of St. Luke’s Hospital, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. This group is open to all men who have suffered the loss of a loved one due to death. For more information, contact George, 414-423-7139.

Naloxone training for friends and families of opiate users, the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at The Healing Corner, 19115 W. Capitol Drive, Suite 117, Brookfield. For more: 262-781-0240, ext.1005, or familyserviceshc@gmail.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.



 

 

     
 

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