Calendar

February 16, 2007

Events

National Women's Day Heart Health Fair -- Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. / Learn how to live a more heart-healthy lifestyle and receive free heart screenings. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today. 301-718-8033.

Look Good, Feel Better -- Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Physicians Pavilion East Conference Center, 6565 N. Charles St. / A cosmetologist will help women undergoing cancer treatment address changes in their skin and hair. Free. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday. Registration: 443-849-2037.

Alzheimer's seminars -- The Baltimore County Department of Aging, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, will offer free seminars at area senior centers this month. The program helps identify and return lost Alzheimer's patients to their homes. For times and locations, call 410-887-2594.

Classes

Essentials in babysitting -- Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 11055 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. tomorrow. Fee: $46, which includes lunch and certificate. Registration: 410-740-7601.

Type 2 diabetes -- Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Geckle Diabetes & Nutrition Center, 6569 N. Charles St., Physicians' Pavilion West, Room 300, Towson / Days and times vary. Registration: 443-849-2036.

Exercise

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.

Indoor walking program -- Wheels Skating Center, 1200 Odenton Road, Odenton / Co-sponsored by Baltimore Washington Medical Center and O'Malley Senior Center. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Free. Registration required. 410-222-6227.

Indoor walking program -- White Marsh Mall, 8200 Perry Hall Blvd. / Sponsored by Franklin Square Hospital Center, Mommies in Motion invites new mothers to bring their babies (in strollers) and learn exercise routines. Expectant mothers also welcome. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Tuesdays. Participants meet at the mall's information desk. Free. 888-746-2852.

Screenings

Blood pressure screenings -- All area Kmart Pharmacy locations / Free. No appointment necessary. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday. 800-866-0086.

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.

Blood pressure screenings -- Good Samaritan Hospital's Good Health Center, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd. / Free. No appointment necessary. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 410-532-4100.

Breast and cervical screenings -- Franklin Square Hospital Center, 9000 Franklin Square Drive / Screenings for women ages 40 to 65 who meet income requirements. Free. 443-777-8138.

Support groups

Parkinson's disease -- Parkinson's Movement and Disorder Center, 8180 Lark Brown Road, Elkridge / 7 p.m. Monday. 410-955-8795.

Breast cancer -- HopeWell Cancer Support, 10628 Falls Road, Brooklandville / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday. 410-832-2719.

Cancer of head and neck -- Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Milton J. Dance Head & Neck Rehabilitation Center, 6701 N. Charles St., Towson / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 443-849-2087.

Diabetes -- Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223 / 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday. 410-787-4940.

Families of children with leukemia or lymphoma -- Sinai Hospital's Pediatric Oncology Conference Room, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave. / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration, 410-601-9355.

Anxiety and depression -- Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Room B008, 6501 N. Charles St. / 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 410-879-5909.

Clutterers Anonymous -- St. John's of Hamilton Church, Harford Road and Gibbons Avenue / 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesdays. 410-254-3245.

Parkinson's disease -- Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road / 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. 301-776-3426.

Bipolar disorder -- Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road / 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. 301-497-7914 or 410-792-7636.

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