Health calendar

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Menopause and beyond: An overview of menopause, symptoms, emotional issues, hormone therapy and more. $15. 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at Skagit Valley Hospital. 360-428-2424.

Vitamin clinic: Learn how your vitamins, herbs and medications interact. Get a personal appointment with a clinical nutritionist. Free, reservations required, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7. Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op. 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. 425-259-3798.

Dream work: A beginner’s look at the unconscious, 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 8, 22 and Dec. 6. Skagit Valley Hospital. $59. 360-428-2424.

Creating inner peace: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, 9622 20th St. SE, Everett. 425-335-3549.

Energy workshop: Learn how yoga, acupuncture and other techniques can restore your balance and energy. Free. 6 p.m. Nov. 11. Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op. 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. 425-259-3798.

Vegetarian diet workshop: Learn about the benefits of vegetarian diets. Free. 6 p.m. Nov. 12. Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op. 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. 425-259-3798.

Hormonal health: Learn how hormonal health can restore your energy and make you less irritable, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13. $5 members/$10 nonmembers. Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op. 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. 425-259-3798.

Al-Anon: 6 p.m. on Sundays in the Health Dept. Building, E. Camano Drive, Camano Island. 7:30 p.m. Fridays at Camano Chapel, Camano Drive, Camano Island. 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Peace Lutheran Church, 1717 Larson Road, Silvana. 8 p.m. Thursdays at United Methodist Church, 27112 102nd Drive, Stanwood.

Al-Anon Family Group: 6 p.m. Sundays at Camano Senior Center, 141 NE Camano Drive, Camano Island. 7:30-9 p.m. Saturdays at Lake Stevens First Baptist Church, Main Street, Lake Stevens. 8-9:30 p.m. Fridays at Marysville School District Service Center, 4220 80th St. NE, Marysville, in the Strawberry Room.

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, or check

Breast cancer support group: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Providence Everett Medical Center, Pacific Campus. 425-258-7796.

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

Challenges after childbirth: Postpartum mood disorders, 7 p.m. first Thursdays at the Medical Office Building, Colby Campus, Providence Everett Medical Center.

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.

Crohn’s disease: 7 p.m. first Monday of the month at Providence Everett Medical Center, 916 Pacific Ave., Everett. 425-377-9932. 7 p.m. third Monday of the month at Stevens Hospital in Edmonds. 877-703-6900.

Endometriosis and fibroids support group: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays in Shoreline. Call 425-710-9592 for directions and information.

Homeschool parents support group: Trestle Homeschool Association meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:45 p.m.

Moms of Maltby: For mothers in the Woodinville/Maltby area, 9-11a.m. Tuesdays at Maltby Christian Assembly, 21300 99th Ave. SE, Snohomish. 425-489-9898 or 360-668-4180.

Mothers &More: Mill Creek chapter of an international support and advocacy group for women who care for their children at home, second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Call Erin at 425-745-5912 or e-mail for information and locations. Web site

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.

Parents Without Partners: The international support group , 425-388-4544.

Parents support group for special needs kids in school: 7-8:30 p.m. last Tuesdays at Family Support Center, 6330 195th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984.

Parents of children with special needs: First Monday of each month, 7 p.m. Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way. 425-775-2776.

Parkinsons: The Everett Parkinsons Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Rainier 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. Nov. 17, First Congregational Church of Everett, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

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

T.O.P.S.: The Everett Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Delta Baptist Church, 2901 16th, Everett. 425-347-1950.

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

Widowed Information and Consultation Services: Support group. 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/discussion at 12:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays in east county. Call for locations. 425-252-7617.

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


Cholesterol testing: 8 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7 Camtestingunity Health Clinic. $19. 12-14-hour fast required. 360-428-2424.

Flu clinic and health fair: Valley General Hospital is offering blood pressure tests, body composition analysis and other free tests, plus lab tests for triglycerides, blood sugar, PSA, osteoporosis, flu shots, pneumonia shots, tetanus shots and childhood immunizations (all for a fee) 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-794-1411.

North Sound Mental Health Administration board meeting: 1 p.m. Nov. 4, 117 N. First St., Suite 8, Mount Vernon. 360-416-7013.

Flu shots: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Rd. $20. Pneumonia shots $25. 360-387-0222.

Caregiver Renewal Days: A day retreat with music from the Turning Institute, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15. 118S. Fifth St., Mount Vernon. 360-336-3453.

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