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Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Wednesday - Pre & Post Natal Exercise Classes: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Yellowstone Medical West, Suite 10, Lower level on the St. Vincent Healthcare campus. Babysitting provided. Call 238-6409.

- Fibromyalgia Exercise Class: Learn to use exercise to lessen the pain and stiffness of fibromyalgia, 11:00 a.m. Yellowstone Medical West, Lower Level, Suite 10. Call 238-6409 for more information.

- Ronald McDonald Medical/Dental Clinic Schedule. Dentist and medical. Friendship House, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

- Welcome Baby 1 & 2. Labor and birth class covers breathing, relaxation, partner involvement, cesarean birth, comfort and pain relief options (second of two sessions). 7-9:15 p.m. Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. To register call 255-8440 or (800) 252-1246.

- First Aid Class. 6-10 p.m., The American Red Cross, 702 Central. To register, call 245-3512.

- Hip and Knee Seminar. Free seminar provides information and answer your questions about treatment options. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. To register call 255-8440 or (800) 252-1246.

- St. Vincent Healthcare Adult Medic First Aid Class. Learn basic first aid skills for adults. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Boulder Room. Call 237-4155 to register.

Thursday - Ronald McDonald Medical/Dental Clinic Schedule. Hygienist and medical. Crow Field, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

- La Leche League of Billings. A monthly meeting to share information, experiences and questions related to breastfeeding. 10 a.m. 455 Bench Blvd. Babies and toddlers welcome. For more information, call 252-1211.

- Strokesense Screening. Free stroke screening includes a risk assessment questionnaire, blood pressure evaluation and a blood screening. For the most accurate results, do not eat or drink for 12 hours prior to screening. 7 to 10 a.m., Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. Register in advance at 255-8440 or (800) 252-1246.

- Diabetes Basics. Diabetes Self-Management Education. 1 to 4 p.m. To register call DBC at 238-2501 or (800) 332-7156.

- The Earlier the Better. Early pregnancy class to discuss nutrition, exercise, fetal development, emotional changes, early warning signs, and safe medication use. 7 to 9 p.m. Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. To register call 255-8440 or (800) 252-1246.

- St. Vincent Healthcare Foot Clinic. 9 a.m. to noon. The Vista at Mission Ridge, 3840 Rimrock Rd. Call 237-3480 for an appointment. $26 initial visit, $20 thereafter.

Friday - Pre & Post Natal Exercise Classes: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Yellowstone Medical West, Suite 10, Lower level on the St. Vincent Healthcare campus. Babysitting provided. Call 238-6409.

- Fibromyalgia Exercise Class: Learn to use exercise to lessen the pain and stiffness of fibromyalgia, 11:00 a.m. Yellowstone Medical West, Lower Level, Suite 10. Call 238-6409 for more information.

- July 11. St. Vincent Healthcare Foot Clinic. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Westpark Retirement Village, 2351 Solomon Ave. Call 237-3480 for an appointment. $26 initial visit, $20 thereafter.

- July 11. Relay for Life. A team event to fight cancer. Starts 7 p.m. through 11 a.m. July 12. Call the American Cancer Society at 256-7156 to register a team or to buy a luminaria in honor or support of a loved one. Are you a cancer survivor? Join the survivor victory lap at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11. Billings West High School Track.

Saturday - July 12. Adult, Infant, Child CPR and First Aid Class. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., The American Red Cross, 702 Central Ave. To register call 245-3512.

- July 12. Health Fair. Free health fair. Includes health information, blood pressure checks, body fat and fitness testing, StrokeSense risk assessment and diabetes education. WalMart, 24th and King.

Monday - Pre & Post Natal Exercise Classes: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Yellowstone Medical West, Suite 10, Lower level on the St. Vincent Healthcare campus. Babysitting provided. Call 238-6409.

- Fibromyalgia Exercise Class: Learn to use exercise to lessen the pain and stiffness of fibromyalgia, 11:00 a.m. Yellowstone Medical West, Lower Level, Suite 10. Call 238-6409 for more information.

- July 14. Ronald McDonald Medical/Dental Clinic Schedule. Hygienist and medical. Laurel Golf course, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

- July 14. Marynell Heringer Women's Golf Tournament. Join Leslie Spalding for a fun day of golf followed by a golf clinic and barbecue. Funds raised will be given to the Leave No Child Behind Healthcare Fund. Laurel Golf Club. Call 237-3603 for more information.

- July 14. Medicare Select. Medicare SELECT is one of the Medicare supplemental insurance programs endorsed by Deaconess Billings Clinic. Free informational seminar hosted by Bobbi Roberts, Senior Life Partners and Mutual of Omaha. Registration is not required. 10 a.m. Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center.

- July 14. St. Vincent Healthcare Alzheimer's Support Group. 2 p.m. St. John's Lutheran home, 3940 Rimrock Rd., Alberta Bair Room.

- July 14. Preoperative JointReplacement Class. Noon at St. Vincent Healthcare, Marillac Hall, Madison/Jefferson Room. Call 657-7590 for more information. Free.

Tuesday - July 15. Ronald McDonald Medical/Dental Clinic Schedule. Hygienist and medical. Pioneer Park, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.

- July 15. Taking Care of Yourself So You Can Care For Others. A fun interactive program presented by Renee Jones, will give you new skills for prioritizing your schedule and putting yourself first. A packet of materials will be given out. Consumers, family members and mental health professionals will benefit from this presentation. 7-8:30 p.m. Deaconess Health Conference Center Room A. To register call 256-2001.

- July 15. St. Vincent Healthcare Blood Pressure Screening. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Southpark Senior Center, 901 S. 30th. Call 237-3480 for more information. Free.

- July 15. 55 Alive, Defensive Driving Class For Seniors. 1 to 5 p.m. St. Vincent Healthcare, Marillac Auditorium. Call 657-8792 to register.

Other classes, etc. - July 16. St. Vincent Healthcare Blood Pressure Screening. 11:30 a.m. The Vista at Mission Ridge, 3840 Rimrock Rd. Call 237-3480 for more information. Free.

- July 16. 55 Alive, Defensive Driving Class For Seniors. 1 to 5 p.m. St. Vincent Healthcare, Marillac Auditorium. Call 657-8792 to register.

- July 16. St. Vincent Healthcare Sibling Tour. 6:30 p.m. Brothers and Sisters To Be ages 3 and up will tour birthing suites, watch an educational video and even learn to change a diaper. Call 657-8792 to register.

- July 26. Adult, Infant, Child CPR and First Aid Class. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The American Red Cross, 702 Central Ave. To register call 245-3512.

- July 28-Aug. 1. Medical Careers and Technology Camps. St. Vincent Healthcare and MSU-B College of Technology and College of Professional Studies and Life Long Learning are teaming up to offer summer youth enrichment camps for children entering grades 6-9. Mansfield Health Education Center. To register call 657-2203 or (800) 708-0068.

- Arthritis Support Group. 1st Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. at American Lutheran Church, 5 Lewis Ave. For information call Karen at 252-1276 or Toni at 245-9719.

- Heart Hugs. Support group for parents, relatives and friends of children with congenital heart defects. Basement conference rooms of Deaconess Billings Clinic. For more information contact Holly Evig at 245-8025 or Laura Ungefug, 652-6944.

- Free Community Yoga Class. Open to all levels. Every Monday night, 5:30-7 p.m. at The Yoga Center, 2417 Montana Ave. Props provided.

- Daddy and Me: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. to noon. Learn how to read your baby's behavior so you can comfort, understand crying cues and sleeping patterns.To register call 255-8440 or (800) 252-1246. Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center.

- Moms and Moms. Tuesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m. A weekly gathering for mothers with infants. A chance to visit and share experience with other new moms. Topics of interest facilitated by childbirth education staff. To register call 255-8440 or (800) 252-1246.

- Continence Center. DBC Continence Center personalized programs and service can help you control incontinence. No referral is needed. Call 238-5184 or (800) 252-1246.

- Hepatitis C support group. This new group meets on the last Monday of each month. The meeting is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Conference Room 4 of Deaconess Billings Clinic. Enter through the Same Day Care door. For information about the group, call Ray at 861-7417.

- American Diabetes Association community support group. American Diabetes Association. Call 256-0616 for information.

- Slice of Life exercise program for seniors. 7:30-8:15 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays at West Park Plaza. For more information, call 237-8792.

- Dialysis support and information group. Meeting times are the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 4-5:30 p.m. and the 2nd Thursday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Dialysis Clinic, 2411 Village Lane in Billings. Call 252-9270.

- Water Arthritis Classes. 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Billings Athletic Club. 259-2626.

- Seniors in Motion Aquatics Classes. 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Billings Athletic Club. 259-2626.

- Support groups at Deaconess Billings Clinic. For more information, call Healthline at 255-8440.

- Pregnancy loss support group. For miscarriages, stillborns and abortions. For more information, call 652-4868. Free pregnancy testing is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, 2321 Broadwater Ave.

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