Health Calendar

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AAA Driver Improvement program: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25, Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; $16; designed for drivers age 55 and older; register at 800-462-3728.

Bike MS Ride: Start at 7:30 a.m. at Skagit County Fairgrounds, Harrison and Taylor streets, Mount Vernon; end at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12; various routes cover Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties; $250 minimum pledge per person, plus $65 registration fee per person; open to ages 12 and older; no deadline to sign up; must register at 800-344-4867;

Counseling and classes: Pathways for Women YWCA; affordable mental health clinics, downtown Everett and Lynnwood locations; 425-412-2360.

CPR, first aid and childbirth preparation classes: Various times, weekdays and Saturdays, Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; $25 to $85 per series; registration required, 360-618-7850; e-mail; [URL];

Dance Pulse aerobic exercise: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Gary Weikel room, Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish; $32 for four sessions in four weeks, $54 for eight sessions in four weeks, continuing series, join any time; $10 per session for drop-in; register at;;

Diabetic foot care education: 9:30 a.m. second Saturdays, Shoes ‘N’ Feet store, 1203-R SE Everett Mall Way, Everett (across from the mall); free;;

Edmonds Parks &Recreation: 700 Main St., Edmonds;;

Jazzercise Lite (low-impact) exercise class for seniors or those beginning a fitness program, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $20 one-time sign-up fee; $8 per drop-in session; $35 per month if automatic withdrawal from checking account; $80 for eight-week pass, senior discount available; start at any time, register with instructor before class.

Gentle yoga, noon to 1 p.m. Mondays; $32 for four-week session, $40 for five-week session.

First aid and CPR classes: 9 a.m. to noon for first aid and 1 to 4 p.m. for CPR, second Saturdays, Snohomish County Fire Protection District No. 22, 8424 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; free, but sign up at 360-659-6400; students must attend both sessions on each date; cards issued upon completion remain effective two years.

First aid, baby-sitting, child safety classes: Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St., Marysville; registration required; 360-363-8400.

Free mammograms: By appointment for the uninsured or underinsured, Citrine Health, 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899.

HIV testing: Walk-in, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett; or 5 to 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, 6101 200th St. SW, Lynnwood; free; other times by appointment, at 425-339-5298; low-risk people can make appointments for $78.

Medicare Advantage seminar: 6 p.m. Sept. 15, Everett Medical Center, 2930 Maple St., Everett;;

Pathways to Work: Training for those who must return to work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays, Sept. 8 through 21 in Shoreline. Call for locations; sponsored by YWCA regional center, 3301 Broadway, Everett. Registration required; 425-258-2766, ext.;

Skagit Regional Clinics (formerly Skagit Valley Hospital): 360-629-6481,;

Pregnancy and childbirth preparation, six-week courses; $90, medical coupons accepted, payment due before first class; additional option, for $20, includes breastfeeding tips and discussion with a pediatrician; register at 360-814-2424 or 360-629-6481.

South County Senior Center events: 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; 425-774-5555, ext. 104www.scsc;

Presentation: Exercise — the fountain of youth, 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 9; learn how adding aerobics, soft exercise, yoga, tai-chi, seeing a doctor or a chiropractor, improving your balance and effectively managing diseases can improve balance and strength.

Basic foot care, by appointment, 9 to 11:30 a.m. first and third Tuesdays; $10, reserve a session at 425-774-5555.

Enhanced fitness, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; $30 and $35 per month.

Soft exercise, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; $20 and $25 per month.

Seated and standing movement for strength and flexibility, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through September; $5 per session, $25 for month.

Stevens Hospital classes: 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds; registration required;;http://www.stevensÃ⅛ƒâ€šÃ⅛‚ˆ Classes on fourth floor unless otherwise noted.

Pre-diabetes/glucose intolerance/metabolic syndrome, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8; $30.

Preoperative joint class, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 24; free.

Childbirth preparation, choose 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 2 or 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 20 through Nov. 1; $185 per couple.

Pediatric HeartSaver CPR and first aid, 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 and 15; $80 covers both dates.

HeartSaver CPR, 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13; $40.

Women’s wellness classes and events: Women’s Wellness Center, 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899www.womenswellness;http://www.womenswellnessÃ⅛ƒâ€šÃ⅛‚ˆcenter.orgProvidence Hospice and Home Care: Home care volunteer information session, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15, downtown Everett. Call 425-261-4815 by Sept. 13 to register and get directions.”> or call Diana Schmid, 425-740-2327.

MS Helping Hands: Seeks volunteers for regular shifts, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9792 Edmonds Way, Suite 229, Edmonds

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