January 26, 2007


Winter preparation seminar -- Harbor Hospital LifeResource Center, 2990 S. Hanover St. / Learn winter medication and preparation tips. 11 a.m. today. Free. Registration required. 410-350-2563.


Prenatal class -- Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 11055 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia / Designed to educate parents-to-be about pregnancy. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday. Free. Registration: 410-740-7601.

QuiGong -- Slayton House, Wilde Lake Village Green, Columbia / This ancient Chinese practice which involves slow, easy movements is believed to have health benefits. A 10-week course begins with a free class at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. Information and registration: 410-730-3987.


Walking program -- Harbor Hospital, held at the Centre at Glen Burnie, 6711 Ritchie Highway / 8 a.m.-10 a.m. daily. Free. Registration required. 410-350-8255.


Breast and cervical screenings -- Harbor Hospital, 3001 S. Hanover St. / Screenings for women ages 40 to 64 who meet income requirements and live in the city. Free. 410-350-2001.

Support groups

Straight spouse support -- When a spouse comes out as being gay, lesbian or transgender, the Straight Spouse Network can provide support and information. 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. tomorrow in Columbia. 301-645-1898.

Parkinson's caregivers -- Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station Pavilion II, 10753 Falls Road, Lutherville / 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursday. 410-955-8975. For calendar listings, e-mail releases four weeks in advance to healthcalendar@baltsun. com or mail typed news releases to Health Calendar, Features, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278.

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