Health Calendar

  • Monday, August 2, 2004 9:00pm
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Adult first aid/CPR recertification: 8 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of each month. $25 per person. Must have current card to attend class. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. $25. 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Auto and work injury class: New and alternative approaches. Chiropractic massage, nutrition, 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Auto and Work Injury Clinic, Marysville. Seating limited. Call to register. 360-653-8307.

“Effective parenting in a defective world” class, a parenting video series featuring Chip Ingram, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays in August. Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St., Arlington; 360-435-9191.

Foot care clinic for seniors: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. $8 per person. 360-435-1148.

HIV/AIDS disease prevention: 1 to 5 p.m. first Saturdays at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. $8 per person. $35. 360-435-2133, ext. 1146.

Al-Anon: 6:30 p.m. on Sundays in the Health Dept. Building, E. Camano Drive, Camano Island. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Immaculate Conception Church, 1200 E. Fifth St., Arlington. 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Freeborn Lutheran Church, 2304 300th St. NW, Stanwood. 8 p.m. Thursdays at United Methodist Church, 27112 102nd Drive, Stanwood. 8 p.m. Fridays at the Health Dept. Building, E. Camano Drive, Camano Island.

Al-Anon Family Group: 6 p.m. Sundays at Camano Senior Center, 141 NE Camano Drive, Camano Island. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturdays at Lake Stevens First Baptist Church, Main Street, Lake Stevens. 8 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays at Marysville School District Service Center, 4220 80th St. NE, Marysville, in the Strawberry Room. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett, handicapped accessible most meetings.

Al-Anon/Alateen: 7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1600 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Child care provided. 425-379-0905. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Immaculate Conception Church, 1200 Fifth St., Arlington.

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation: Free help for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Volunteers needed. Call 425-861-5655 or e-mail angelcare3@aol.com, or check www.angelcarefoundation.org.

Breast cancer: 10 to 11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays Providence Everett Medical Center, Pacific Campus. 425-258-7796.

Cancer: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays in Aug. at Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-794-1411.

Caregivers: 1 to 2:30 p.m. fourth Fridays at Family Support Center, 6330 195th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984; 6:30 to 8 p.m. first Mondays and 1 to 2:30p.m. third Wednesdays at Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County. 425-261-4808.

Childhood sexual abuse and rape: A new support group for adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape is forming in the south county area. Call Eileen at 425-355-1736.

Co-dependents Anonymous: 7:30 p.m. Mondays at First Congregational Church, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-334-4316.

Co-dependents Anonymous: Women’s focus group for healthy relationships. 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Washington Oaks Retirement Center, third floor, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-876-1811.

Counseling services for women: Pathways for Women YWCA offers professional, affordable counseling services for women, short or long-term available. Services $10-$60 per session based on sliding fee scale. Downtown Everett and Lynnwood locations. Call 425-774-9843, ext. 301, or 877-773-9843, ext. 301.

Debtors Anonymous: Twelve-step recovery program for those with debt and money issues, 7 p.m. Mondays at 1906 Grand Ave., Everett. Call Jim, 425-259-2386.

Diabetes 101: 6:30 to 8 p.m. second Thursdays at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Depression: A faith-based support group for people struggling with depression will meet at 7 p.m. second Mondays at Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Child care is available. 425-775-2776.

Diabetes education: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. second Mondays at Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Free. 360-794-1411.

DivorceCare: A divorce recovery support group meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Monroe Community Chapel, 23515 Old Owen Road, Monroe. 360-794-6599.

La Leche League: 10 a.m. second Tuesdays of each month at St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish, 360-793-0219, 425-379-5989; 7 p.m. first Tuesdays of each month at Hope Lutheran Brethren Church, 11329 23rd Drive SE, Everett, 425-379-5989; 1 p.m. first Thursdays of each month, call for location, 360-793-2128, 360-793-0219; 10 a.m. second Thursdays of each month at Mountain View Presbyterian, 5115 100th NE, Marysville, 425-397-9757; 10:30 a.m. third Mondays of each month at Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-6189. La Leche League helplines, 425-303-0311 or 800-525-3243, www.lalecheleague.org.

Mothers Without Custody: Reflections of the World monthly meetings, 7 to 9 p.m. third Thursdays at Countrywalk Apartments, 3711 164th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-745-5925.

Multiple sclerosis: Marysville area, meets second Saturday of month at Cascade Reform Church, 13908 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Call Lisa, 425-335-0608, or Barb, 360-659-7431.

Narcotics Anonymous: 24-hour helpline at 425-609-6170.

New Moms: For mothers of newborns, 90-minute support-group session held weekly for eight weeks at Swedish Medical Center, Ballard Campus, $40. 206-781-6055.

Parents of children with special needs: 7to 8:30 p.m. last Tuesday of the month at Family Support Center, 6330 195th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984. First Mondays at 7 p.m. Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way. 425-775-2776.

Parkinson’s disease: The Everett Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. fourth Saturdays in the Rainier Room of the medical office building next to Providence Everett’s Colby campus. Group does not meet in July, August or December. 425-338-3136.

Parkinson’s spouse support: 2 p.m. second Mondays in the Baker Room of the medical office building next to Providence Everett’s Colby campus. 425-338-3136.

PFLAG: Parents, families &friends of lesbians &gays, Everett chapter, 7 p.m. Aug. 16, First Congregational Church of Everett, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 360-653-5114.

Relatives as parents: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. first Fridays at Family Support Center, 6330 195th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984.

Sight impaired: Spark in the Dark meets from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Edmonds South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-774-5555 or 425-742-7727.

T.O.P.S.: The Everett Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Delta Baptist Church, 2901 16th St., Everett. 425-347-1950. The Marysville Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 7 p.m. Mondays at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. 360-657-2228 or 360-658-4667.

Transitions: Social support group, 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, free. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441.

Washington Breast &Cervical Health Program: Provides free mammography screening, diagnostic services and assists women in finding treatment. 800-865-3647.

Widowed Information and Consultation Services: Open discussion 11 a.m. Mondays in Everett, group for newly widowed 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Everett. Day support group 1 p.m. Thursdays in south county, and luncheon and discussion at 12:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays in east county. Call for locations, 425-252-7617.

Working parents: 5:30 to 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Family Support Center, 6330 195th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984.

Adoption meeting: A free informational meeting for prospective adoptive parents, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at Open Adoption and Family Services, 1737 NW 56th St., Suite 102, Seattle. Registration required. 206-782-0442, www.openadopt.com.

Blood drives: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 4, Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4, Donna’s Truck Stop, 3104 116th St. NE, Marysville; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5, Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6, Warm Beach Camp Conference, 10800 Marine View Drive, Stanwood. Volunteers are needed for mobile blood drives and at donation centers. Hours are flexible. Call 800-266-4033 or visit www.psbc.org.

Greatest Little Festival in the World: A festival for people with different abilities of all ages, their caregivers and families features a petting zoo, clowns, carnival games, model railroads, food, face painting, street dancing and live music, 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 7, at Snohomish Chalet, 1705 Terrace Ave., Snohomish. Free. 360-568-2168.

Mammograms and wellness exams: Positive Women’s Network offers free or low-cost mammograms and yearly wellness exams. Call 425-259-9899 or 888-651-8931 for details.

Senior co-ed tennis group: Seniors interested in joining a co-ed senior tennis group at 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, call the Everett Senior Center reception desk. 425-257-8780.

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