Monday, Dec. 2

Breastfeeding Support Group

TIME: 6 p.m.

LOCATION: Hoops Family Children’s Hospital MOMS classroom, third floor

INFORMATION: Facilitated by a certified lactation consultant, this informal setting is a great way for new moms to exchange information and experiences about breastfeeding. There is no cost and registration is not required. More information: 304-526-6358.

  • Zumba

TIME: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Wellness Center Aerobics Room, St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute, first floor

INFORMATION: This class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using principles from aerobics and fitness to achieve cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Cost is $5 per class or a package of eight classes for $35. Free trial classes are available. More information: 304-526-1660.

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center Resource Room

INFORMATION: This free support group is for women with ovarian, cervical and other gynecologic cancers and their loved ones. Everyone is welcome and no RSVP is required. Refreshments will be served. More information: 304-526-2443.

Memorial Tree Dedication

TIME: 6 p.m.

LOCATION: St. Mary’s Medical Center Lobby

INFORMATION: St. Mary’s will dedicate a special memorial Christmas tree in the medical center’s main lobby this holiday season to give the community the opportunity to honor loved ones who have passed away. Community members may purchase a special ornament for the tree in honor of a loved one with a minimum donation of $25 to the St. Mary’s Foundation. To purchase an ornament, call St. Mary’s Spiritual Care & Mission at 304.526.1188. More information: 304-526-1188.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Sibling Class

TIME: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

LOCATION: Cabell Huntington Hospital

INFORMATION: Future big brothers and sisters can learn to help care for the new baby. There is no cost for this class, but registration is required. More information: 304-526-BABY (2229).

Brain Aneurysm, AVM and Stroke Support Group

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

LOCATION: St. Mary’s Conference Center, 2849 5th Ave.

INFORMATION: In conjunction with the Joe Niekro Foundation, this free support group is open to anyone who has suffered from a brain aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation (AVM) or stroke and their family members. Registration is not required. More information: 304-399-7478.

Free Diabetic Foot Screenings

TIME: 9 to 11 a.m.

LOCATION: Wound Healing Center, 1600 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2500

INFORMATION: Do you suffer from lack of sensation, a feeling of “pins and needles,” or pain in your feet? If you have diabetes, regular foot screenings are important. Learn your risks at these free, five-minute screenings. More information: 304-399-3510.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Free Foot Screenings

TIME: 9 to 11 a.m.

LOCATION: St. Mary’s Wound and Hyperbaric Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, ground floor

INFORMATION: Free screenings include an exam, health education and giveaways for people with foot-related concerns or those having difficulty caring for their own feet. Screenings will be provided by registered nurses. More information: 304-399-7450.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Vascular Screenings

TIME: by appointment

LOCATION: Vascular Lab, St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute, first floor

INFORMATION: Screenings are for peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm. The cost is $45 for each test or $99 for all three tests. Screenings are by appointment. More information: 304-526-1492.

Zumba

TIME: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Wellness Center Aerobics Room, St. Mary’s Regional Heart Institute, first floor

INFORMATION: This class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using principles from aerobics and dance to achieve cardio and muscle-toning benefits. The cost is $5 per class or a package of eight classes for $35. Free trial classes are available. More information: 304-526-1660.

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