Health calendar (Oct. 15)
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10/11/2013 5:08 PM
Check out a few upcoming events submitted to The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings. Use the category “health or running.”
Health Insurance Marketplace, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 15, Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Free. A navigator from Hunter Health Clinic will provide a brief overview and answer questions about the Affordable Care Act. Library technical training staff will be available to help with computer use or access to www.healthcare.gov. Computers will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the session. 316-261-8500
Via Christi 50+ Lunch & Learn: Breast cancer update, 11 a.m. Oct. 16, Old Cowtown Visitor Center, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. $5. Learn about new research and treatment breakthroughs in breast cancer, prevention, early detection tips and guidelines. Presented by Therese Cusick. 316-689-5700
Lunch & Learn - Strokes and Other Neurological Conditions,11:30 a.m. Oct. 18, Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside. Lunch is available for $5. The lecture by physician Calvin Olmstead is free. 316-962-4000
Boot Camp for New Dads, 9 a.m. Oct. 19, Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA, 402 N. Market. Free Boot Camp for New Dads. Attendees will learn how to diffuse the stress of new parenthood, help Mom, form a family bond, survive a crying baby. 316-689-5700
Pediatric First Aid & CPR Class, 9 a.m. Oct. 19, Wichita First Aid Training, 4601 E. Douglas. $50. Pediatric First Aid & CPR meets KDHE requirements for licensed child care providers in the State of Kansas, but can be attended by anyone who needs CPR. The curriculum focuses on child and infant CPR. 316-747-9662316-747-9662
Mammography parties, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and Nov. 14, Women’s Center, 600 Medical Center Drive, Newton. The center will be serving appetizers and desserts and offering chair massages and cosmetic services. Admission to the event is free, but the cost of the mammogram will be billed to the attendee’s insurance company. To register, contact Karen Troyer at 316-804-6243 or e-mail email@example.com.
Basic Life Support Class, 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Wichita First Aid Training, 4601 E. Douglas. $45. Basic Life Support is CPR for healthcare professionals including paramedics, CNA’s, and nurses. 316-747-9662
Health Insurance Marketplace, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 24, Westlink Library, 8515 W. Bekemeyer. Free. A navigator from Hunter Health Clinic will provide a brief overview and answer questions about the Affordable Care Act. Library technical training staff will be available to help with computer use or access to www.healthcare.gov. Repeats from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Evergreen Branch Library, 2601 N. Arkansas. 316- 261-8500.
CPR Class, 6 p.m. Oct. 29, Wichita First Aid Training, 4601 E. Douglas. $25 CPR/AED covers adult, child and infant CPR. 316-747-9662
Happiest Baby on the Block, 7 p.m. Nov. 5, Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA, 402 N. Market. Free. Two-hour program teaches parents the five steps to calming a crying baby. To register, call Via Christi Health Connection at 316-689-5700.
Via Christi Women’s Connection luncheon: Stress: Better ways to handle it, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12, Corporate Caterers, 2949 N. Rock Rd. $5. Connie Marsh, associate director of Senior Behavioral Health for Via Christi, discusses stress-reduction techniques. 316-719-3343
Pumpkin Run, 9 a.m. Oct. 19, Wichita State University. Fundraiser for the Leukemia Society. $15-$25. $35 day of race. Prizes for best costumes.
Wichita Zombie Run, 3 p.m. Oct. 19, Kansas Coliseum, 1229 E. 85th St. North, Park City, $50. Free for zombies. wichitazombierun.com.
Light the Night Walk, 5 p.m. Oct. 19, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Benefit for the Leukemia Society. lightthenight.org.
Wichita Hydrocephalus Association Walk, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 19., Sedgwick County Park, 6501 W. 21st St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. No fees.
Boots and Daisy Dukes 5K, 8 a.m. Oct. 19, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. $30-$40. Lil Critter Fun Run, $12. Benefit for the museum.
Trail of Terror Zombie Chase The 4-mile obstacle races begin between 3 and 6:20 p.m. Oct. 26, El Dorado Lake State Park. Quarantine party for survivors after the race. Registration is $60. www.zombiechaserun.com.