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Health & Fitness Calendar for Nov. 7 to 13

Health & Fitness Calendar for Nov. 7 to 13

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CLINIC

Tuesday

Free Medical Clinic, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Bridge Ministries, 1002 E. 29th St., Bryan.

Ongoing

Brazos County Health Department immunization clinics, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays; 10:30 a.m. (19 and older) and 2 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to noon Fridays. 201 N. Texas Ave., Bryan. $5 per child, $30 per adult. www.brazoshealth.org, 361-4440.

MOVE

Wednesday

Seniors Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. Bryan Municipal Golf Course, 206 W. Villa Maria Road in Bryan. $5 entry.

Brazos Valley Laughter Yoga Circle, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Unity Church, 4016 Stillmeadow Drive. Combination of laughter exercises, deep breathing and relaxation. Good for seniors, but open to everyone. No mats required. $5 suggested donation. laughwithangelika@ yahoo.com or 693-0402.

Thursday

Sit and Fit Chair Exercise Class, noon to 12:45 p.m. Southwood Community Center. mrodgers@cstx.gov or 764-6371.

Friday

Senior Ladies Tennis, 8 a.m. Gordon's Tennis at Aerofit, 4455 Carter Creek Parkway, Bryan. 846-8925.

Line Dancing for Senior Adults, 10 to 11 a.m. Southwood Community Center. No partners needed. mrodgers@cstx.gov or 764-6371.

Line Dancing/Stretching for Senior Adults, 10 a.m. Lincoln Recreation Center. 764-3779.

Monday

Seniors Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. Bryan Municipal Golf Course. $5 entry. No advance registration; just show up and play.

Mind and Body workout, 9 a.m. Waldenbrooke Estates, community room, Bryan. Get your daily dose of stretching. 774-1298.

Sit and Fit Chair Exercise Class, 9:30 to 10 a.m. Lincoln Center. Exercise for senior adults in the comfort of a chair. awilliams@cstx.gov or 764-3733.

Senior Stretch Yoga Class, 2 to 3:15 p.m. Brazos Healing Center, 1804 Brothers Blvd., Suite D. BrazosHealingCenter.com or 402-3595.

Tuesday

Brazos Ladies Golf Association Playday, 8 a.m. Travis B. Bryan Municipal Golf Course, 206 W. Villa Maria Road, Bryan. All women welcome. $12 per year.

Sit and Fit Chair Exercise Class, noon to 12:45 p.m. Southwood Community Center. Exercise for senior adults in the comfort of a chair. mrodgers@cstx.gov or 764-6371.

Line Dancing, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Southwood Community Center. For "Boomers and Beyond." mrodgers@cstx.gov or 764-6371.

Ongoing

Contact the individual centers for class days, times and costs:

Bariatric post-op exercise. St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center, 1318 Memorial Drive, Bryan. Classes at the fitness studio, aquatherapy pool and cardiac rehab gym. 821-7558.

Brazos Healing Center: Kundalina yoga, adult yoga, Pilates, meditation, tai chi, hatha yoga. Freedom Yoga Style Series begins the week of Nov. 5. Choose between active or gentle, offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from October to December. Pre-Registration required. BrazosHealingCenter.com or 402-3595.

Dance Center: Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, belly dance, Pilates mat and reformer, yoga fitness, prenatal yoga, meditational yoga, cardio-dance and karate fitness. www.dancecentreCS.com or 764-3187.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church: Tai Chi for seniors, yoga for seniors. 739-3165.

Peaceful Winds: Hatha yoga, chair yoga, Senior yoga, Kundalina yoga classes: www.peacefulwinds.com or 575-6078.

Susan's Ballroom Dance: Quickstep, Argentine tango, Latin, waltz, foxtrot, salsa, rumba, samba, American dance and more. Classes for all ages and levels. www.susansballroomdance.com or call 690-0606.

University of Sidekicks, 12845 F.M. 2154, Suite 120. Self-defense classes. 661-1560.

LEARN

Wednesday

Architecture for Health Visiting Lecture Series, 11:30 a.m. Room 111C, Langford Architecture Center. Program: "Addressing the Cost Benefit Quandary: Global Solutions for Maximizing the Value of Healthcare Dollars Spent in the U.S." with Walt R. Massey and Rodney L. Moss, both of Balfour Beatty Construction in Dallas. 845-7009.

Thursday

Infant CPR, 6 to 7 p.m. or 7 to 8 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, 3030 E. 29th St., Suite 100. Designed for family members and friends who care for children and want to learn basic CPR and choking rescue. $10 per person. Call for availability: 731-1231.

Hospice Brazos Valley's Holidays Without You, 7 to 8:30 p.m. HBV, 502 West 26th St., Bryan. Guest speaker: Peggy Telg, MS, CLFE. Share ideas and concerns, learn coping skills and find comfort and hope while planning for the holidays after the loss of a loved one. Free. Open to any adult. 821-2266.

Friday

Senior Circle Lunch With The Expert, 11:30 a.m. 1651 Rock Prairie Road., Suite 200B. Program: "Shoulder Surgery" with Dr. Chris Henderson. $5 per member or $6 per non-member. RSVP: mandy.williams@csmedcenter.com or 764-5107.

Saturday

Prepared Childbirth Course, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, 3030 E. 29th St., Suite 100. Prepares parents-to-be for the arrival of the baby: physical process and stages of labor, comfort measures, body mechanics, pain management, breathing and relaxation techniques. $90 per couple. 731-1231.

Monday

Prepared Childbirth Series Course, 7 to 9:30 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, 3030 E. 29th St., Suite 100. Prepares parents-to-be for the arrival of the baby: physical process and stages of labor, comfort measures, body mechanics, pain management, breathing and relaxation techniques. $90 per couple. Cost includes course materials and snacks. Register: 731-1231.

Tuesday

Healthy Living Tips for Seniors, 10 a.m. Lincoln Center. Learn health tips in a fun way. awilliams@cstx.gov or 764-3750.

"The Memory Medic" program, 4 p.m. College Station library. Dr. Bill Klemm, local author and a neuroscience professor and author of Memory Power 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Better Learning for Students, Businesspeople and Seniors. Focus: Memory program for seniors. Learn 10 things that seniors can do to slow mental decline with aging. www.bcslibrary.org or 764-3416.

New Baby Day Camp Sibling Tours for big brothers and sisters, 5 p.m. St. Joseph Regional Health Center lobby. For ages 2 to 8. Free. Registration required. 731-1231.

3-session Comprehensive Diabetes Program, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, 3030 East 29th Street. Designed for people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Topics include meal planning, exercise, medications, complications, self-care management and blood glucose monitoring. Costs $50 for the 3-session course and includes a blood glucometer and a one month membership to the wellness gym. 731-1231.

Pre-natal class, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 1651 Rock Prairie Road. Topic: Your Baby's Care. 693-2762.

SUPPORT

Wednesday

Texas Liver Coalition Support Group for the Brazos Valley, 7 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, East 29th St. at Broadmoor, Bryan. 694-3475.

Narcotics Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m. (Spanish) and 8 to 9 p.m. Grimes St. Joseph Health Center activity room. 450-1750 or 936-662-0825.

Thursday

Open Arms Respite Group, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande, College Station. Open Arms is a faith-based, free, volunteer-run program to care for persons with mild Alzheimer's or other dementia. Group provides fun, intellectually stimulating activities, social opportunities, music, dancing, devotional, games, crafts and light lunch. Participants must be registered to attend, no drop-ins. openarmsrespitecs@gmail.com or 693-4403.

Mom's of Angels Support Group, 5:30 p.m. Hospice Brazos Valley Sterling House. Informal social event for mothers who have lost a child. Dutch treat dinner at a local restaurant. 821-2266.

Bariatric Surgery Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. St. Joseph Rehab Center Quilter's Cafe. Open to all patients who have had gastric bypass, the gastric sleeve or lap band are welcome. Guests are welcome. 821-7556.

Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Location changes. 821-7523.

Palmer Drug Abuse Program Brazos Valley, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. First Baptist Church Bryan, 3100 Cambridge Drive. Ages 13-25. 739-4253.

Friday

Preemie Prints NICU H.O.P.E., 6 p.m. Informal, peer-based group connecting past and present NICU families in a hope-filled, positive atmosphere. Dinner provided. To get the location or join the group. go to www.preemieprints.org. amber@preemieprints.org or 635-0825.

Gluten Intolerance Group of the Brazos Valley, 6:30 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex. Goal is to increase diagnosis rates, provide food options and social opportunities. New members welcome at 6:30 p.m., followed by meeting at 7 p.m. www.bvgig.com, gigofbv@gmail.com or 979-217-1335.

Saturday

Hospice Brazos Valley -- Just for Gents, 9 to 10:30 a.m. HBV Sterling House, 105 North Sterling Street. For men who are grieving. Leaders will facilitate a dialogue on men and grief--it's meaning and recovery. Free. Light refreshments provided. 821-2266.

Sunday

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 2 to 4 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, 3030 E. 29th St., Suite 100, in Bryan. 693-6733.

Monday

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Grimes St. Joseph Health Center activity room, Navasota. 450-1750 or 936-662-0825.

SIA -- Female survivors of childhood sexual abuse, 7:45 p.m. A&M Methodist Church, Room 131. 281-814-5781.

Narcotics Anonymous, 8 to 9 p.m. Grimes St. Joseph Health Center activity room, Navasota. 450-1750 or 936-662-0825.

Tuesday

Dialogue, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. American Cancer Society office, 3207 Briarcrest Drive. Support group for people currently receiving treatment for cancer. 774-0808.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group, 2 p.m. Assisted Living Conference Room at the St. Joseph Manor. 821-7304.

SingleMoms Created4Change Support Group, 6:30 p.m. AggieLand Pregnancy Outreach. 575-1034.

Children of Aging Parents Support Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Crestview Retirement Community, 2505 East Villa Maria Road. Share resources and information and support for adult children of aging parents. 774-6953.

NAMI BV Family and Consumer Support Groups, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bryan Community Health Center, community classroom, 3370 South Texas Ave. Open to any persons with a mental illness or to the families of persons with mental illnesses. Free. 774-4713.

Pink Alliance Breast Cancer Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Travis B. Bryan Jr. Community Room, The Bank & Trust, 2900 South Texas Avenue. pinkalliancegroup@gmail.com, pinkalliance.com, 224-3813 or 690-2592.

Autism Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center, 1318 Memorial Drive in Bryan. For families and friends of all people with autism. Childcare provided. www.facets bcs.org. RSVP: facetsbcs@gmail.com.

ADHD Parents Support Group, 7 to 8 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church Annex Building, 4203 Highway 6 South. For parents of children with ADHD. brazosvalleychadd@gmail.comr or 690-6816.

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