August 08, 2004


Colorectal cancer education. Johns Hopkins Colon Cancer Center, School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe St., on Aug. 21, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. "Living With Colorectal Cancer," with presentations by specialists, nurses and survivors. Free, but registration required, 443-287-2541.

Monthly cancer lunch. Sinai Hospital's Alvin and Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute, 2401 Belvedere Ave. Once each month on Wednesdays, noon to 1:30 p.m. For patients, family and friends. A light lunch will be served. Free. For Wednesday dates and for necessary registration, 410-601-9355.


Quit quitting around. St. Joseph Medical Center, Irwin Building, 7601 Osler Drive, Towson. Learn techniques to help you quit smoking and maintain your positive behavior changes. Each Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Annual fee is $25. Registration welcome but not necessary. Details and registration, 410-337-1555.


Indoor walking program. Wheels Skating Center, 1200 Odenton Road, Odenton. Co-sponsored by North Arundel Hospital and O'Malley Senior Center. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Free. Pre-registration required. 410-222-6227.

Walking program. Harbor Hospital, 3001 S. Hanover St., held at Glen Burnie Mall, 6711 Ritchie Highway. Harbor Hikers, an informal walking program, every day, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Free. Registration not required. Details, 410-350-8255.

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