Health calendar (Jan. 7, 2014)

01/07/2014 12:00 AM

08/08/2014 10:20 AM

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings for possible inclusion in this calendar. Please select “health” under categories.

Tuesday

CPR class , 6 p.m., Wichita First Aid Training, 4601 E. Douglas. $25 Covers adult, child and infant CPR and the use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED). For parents, foster parents, lifeguards, teens and camp/youth staff. Hands-on skills practice in a relaxed, casual environment. 316-747-9662

Child car seat check, 3-5 p.m., Wesley Birthcare Center parking lot, Hillside and Murdock. Your infant or child car seat will be checked for safety and proper installation by Wesley’s certified car seat specialists. Free. No appointment needed.

Grandparent-to-be, 7-9 p.m., Wesley BirthCare Center, 3222 E. Murdock. Two-hour class for new grandparents. Cost: $15 per person or couple. 316-962-2290.

Gentle Yoga , 6:30 p.m. Jan 7, Wellington Recreation Commission, 202 S. Jefferson Ave., Wellington. Explore gentle movements to increase flexibilty, strength and well-being. Class meets 6:30-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ages 14 and up.

Wednesday

Basic Life Support Class ,6 p.m., Wichita First Aid Training, 4601 E. Douglas. $45. CPR for health-care professionals including paramedics, CNAs and nurses. 316-747-9662

Community CPR (Renew/Refresher) , 5:30-7 p.m., Newton Recreation Center, 415 N. Poplar St., Newton. $25 for Newton residents; $31 for nonresidents.

SilverSneakers Yoga , 12:15 p.m., Wellington Recreation Commission, 202 S. Jefferson Ave., Wellington. Free for two classes. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Class meets 12:15-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. For ages 40-80.

Zumba 2 , 6:15-7:15 p.m., Wellington Recreation Commission, 202 S. Jefferson Ave., Wellington. The original dance-fitness party. Free for two classes.

Saturday

Women’s self-defense class , 1-4 p.m., Newton Recreation Center, 415 N. Poplar St. $15 for Newton residents; $19 for nonresidents.

Monday, Jan. 13

Breastfeeding class, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 13 and 20. Wesley BirthCare Center, 3222 E. Murdock. Two two-hour classes on breastfeeding. Cost: $25 per person or couple. One three-hour class will be offered 9 a.m.-noon on Jan. 15. 316-962-2290

Tuesday, Jan. 14

It’s Sleepy Time , 7-9 p.m., Wesley BirthCare Center, 3222 E. Murdock. A two-hour class for parents of infants. Cost: $15 per person or couple. 316-962-2290

Aktion Club , noon, Hutchinson Recreation Commission, 17 E. First Ave., Hutchinson. A community-service group sponsored by Kiwanis International and open to all adults living with disabilities who want to beome community leaders and provide service to others. Classes meet from noon-1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month between Jan. 14-April 22. Must be at least 18 years old.

Education Senior Stroll , 9 a.m., Dillon Nature Center, 3002 E. 30th Ave., Hutchinson. On the first Tuesday of the month meet at Dillon Nature Center for a short talk and walk and then stay for a cup of coffee and light snack. Ages 50 and older. $10 for nonmembers. 620-663-7411

Laugh your way to a healthier life ,11:30 a.m., Wichita Scottish Rite, 332 E. First St. $5. Via Christi Women’s Connection luncheon featuring Jae Pierce Baba, occupational therapist and humorologist, who will explain the physical and emotional health benefits associated with humor and laughter and will give you incentive to commit to improving your own humor skills. 316-719-3343 or 316-263-4218

Tuesday, Jan. 21

CPR for Infants and Children , 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside St. This 3-hour class can help you prevent accidents by child-proofing your home. It also will prepare you to deal with emergencies that may occur, including choking or difficulty breathing. $15 per person. Held in the main hospital in the Koch Learning Center.

Moving Forward - Hip and Knee Replacement Seminar , 2 p.m. Jan. 21, The Oxford Grand, 3051 N. Parkdale Circle. Free. Learn about what to expect before, during and after surgery at Wesley Medical Center. 316-962-6000

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