Health & wellness classes and events in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas beginning Sept. 20, 2012 [Daily News, Los Angeles]By Holly Andres, Daily News, Los AngelesMcClatchy-Tribune Information Services
Sept. 19--Prostate cancer screening tests will be given by appointment, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Glendale Adventist Medical Center's cancer center, 381 Merrill Ave. 818-409-8100.
Child and infant CPR class, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Fee $30. Reservations required; download registration form from the website. Simi Valley Hospital, in the cafe, 2975 N. Sycamore Drive. 805-955-6890. simivalleyhospital.com
Posture and the Alexander Technique: Shula Sendowski discusses how the technique helps correct muscular habits, noon Monday, Sept. 24. Chatsworth Branch Library, 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276.
Bipolar relief will be discussed by Tom Wootton from Bipolar Advantage, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24. Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. 415-992-5315. bipolaradvantage.com
New Horizons lecture: Self-Advocacy Wesley Witherspoon gives a talk geared for special needs individuals but useful for the general public, 3-4 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. 15725 Parthenia St., North Hills. 818-300-7123. newhorizons-sfv.org
Prostate Cancer Screening at Simi Valley Hospital, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 30. Appointment required by Wednesday, Sept. 26. 2975 N. Sycamore Drive. 805-955-6899.
Pregnancy Resource Center of the San Fernando Valley Run/Walk for Life and Family Fun Day: Fundraiser for the
center with 5K and 10K race, 8 a.m.; 5K family walk, 8:15 a.m. and a children's race, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 29. Check-in, 7 a.m. Event also includes a health and fitness expo. Entry fees $35 in advance; $40; $15 for family walk; $5 for children's race. Hansen Dam Aquatic Center, 11798 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace. 818-830-2499. prcsfv.org
Los Angeles County Heart Walk: The American Heart Association's 5K walk/run to raise awareness of, and funds for, research on heart disease and stroke, 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 29. Pledges of $100 receive a T-shirt. Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. 213-291-7094. heartwalkla.org
Walk for Lupus Now: Fundraiser for programs and services offered by the Lupus Foundation of America, 10 a.m. Sept. 29. Entry of $100 for T-shirt. Check-in, 9 a.m. Exposition Park, enter at Figueroa and 39th streets, Los Angeles. 877-910-9779. walkforlupusnow.org/losangeles
Kids Health and Fitness Day: The Conejo Recreation & Park District and the National Charity League present the event with hands-on activities for children to learn about nutrition and exercise, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29. Free. Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. 805-381-2793. crpd.org
Borderline Personality Disorder interactive workshop: Randicq Kreger leads a class for family members of people with the disorder to learn coping strategies, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 3. Free but reservations are required. Booksigning follows the class. Deacon Compeancq Hall, 2475 Lincoln Blvd., Venice. 310-862-8980. firstname.lastname@example.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness fundraiser 5K Walk, 10 a.m. Oct. 6. Check-in, 8 a.m. Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica. 818-636-3077. nami.org
Send listings three weeks prior to event to: Health Calendar, Holly Andres, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365. Fax to 818-713-0058 or Holly.Andres@dailynews.com.
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