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Updated May 25, 2017
 
     



Hike for Health, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through October, Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., in Whitnall Park. Walk for 30 minutes to 90 minutes. $3 parking per car; free for Friends of Wehr members. 414-425-8550.  

Color Your Way to Calm, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 1, Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. A drop-in coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets, art supplies and hot tea will be provided.  

“Memories in the Making,” 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 1 through June 22, the Alzheimer’s Association, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160. Designed for families living with early-stage dementia. No experience in art is necessary. $5 per person, which covers art supplies and materials. Scholarships available for those in need.  Care partners are required to stay for the art session. Early registration is required; contact Wendy Betley at 800-272-3900, 414-479-8800 or wbetley@alz.org.  

BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee County blood drives:

n 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 1, Oak Creek Community Center, 8580 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek
n 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.June 10, YMCA, 1350 W. North Ave., Milwaukee
n 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 13, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 5327 W. Washington Blvd., Milwaukee
n 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16, Summit Place, 6737 Washington St., Milwaukee
n 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 19, Gesu Parish, 1210 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee
n 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24, St. Bernard’s Parish, 7474 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa
n 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 27, St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1441 W. Oakwood Road, Oak Creek
n 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 30, Aurora St. Luke’s, 2901 Kinnickinnic River Parkway Ave., Milwaukee.
 

Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visiting www.bcw.edu.  

National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day Milwaukee, June 10. Hart Park at the Chestnut Street Picnic Area, Wauwatosa. Registration will open at 9 a.m., and the walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. The 2-mile course will wind along the Oak Leaf Trail. There will be a Movement Pavilion where fitness instructors demonstrate Parkinson’s-friendly exercises, sponsor resource tents, entertainment, refreshments and children’s activities. Rain or shine. To sign up or for more information, visit www.MovingDayMilwaukee.org.  

Trauma in Our Community conference, June 15 through June 16, Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee. Regional and national experts on trauma. Designed for professionals in educational, medical and clinical practices throughout southeastern Wisconsin, including parents, teachers, school and youth counselors, therapists, and psychologists. To register, visit www.uwm.edu/sce, or contact Angela Kelber, 414-227-3314, kelbers2@uwm.edu.  

Fifth annual Awareness To Gain Walk For Your Brain, June 24, Frame Park, 1240 Frame Park Drive, Waukesha. To raise awareness and funds for brain aneurysm research. Check in and rolling start between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Register online to be guaranteed a T-shirt at bafound.org.amyhre@ymail.com.  

Red Vest Golf Open, 1 p.m. June 24 shotgun start, La Belle Golf Club, 6996 Pennsylvania Ave., Oconomowoc. Charitable golf outing to help raise money for those afflicted with spasmodic torticollis/ cervical dystonia. hunzjacki @netscape.net, 715-279-1874, stdystonia.org.  

Melanoma Monday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 26, Aurora Medical Center Summit Dermatology Department, 36500 Aurora Drive, Summit. Join Jing Zhang MD., board certified dermatologist, for this free screening event.  

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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