Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank will hold the following blood drives:
- Harrisburg Senators at Metro Bank Park, City Island, Harrisburg. 5-7 p.m. June 14.
- Friendship Hose Company, 15 E. Big Spring Ave., Newville. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16.
- Appalachian Harley-Davidson, 6695 Carlisle Pike, Silver Spring Twp. Noon-6 p.m. June 16.
- Ultimate Car Wash Lube, 1900 Kaylor Road, Derry Twp. 8 a.m.-noon June 16.
- Rita’s Italian Ice, 3884 Union Deposit Road, Susquehanna Twp. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16.
Strong Women Strength Training, offered by Penn State Extension at the Big Spring Event Activities Center, Newville. For women and men age 45 or older interested in a safe and simple strength training program. Classes will be held for six weeks, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays July 9-Aug. 15. An information session will be held at 8:30 a.m. June 21 at the center. $45. Registration: 717-240-6500.
Strong Women Strength Training, offered by Penn State Extension at Second Presbyterian Church, Carlisle. For women and men age 45 or older interested in a safe and simple strength training program. Classes will be held for six weeks, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays July 10-Aug. 16. An information session will be held at 9 a.m. June 24 at the church. $45. Registration: 717-240-6500.
West Shore Recreation Commission offers the following classes. To register call 717-920-9515 or visit www.westshorerec.org.
- Stress Management Yoga, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays June 20-July 25 at the Lemoyne Borough Building. $38 for residents; $46 for nonresidents.
- Muscle Pump, 6:15-7 p.m. Thursdays June 21-Sept. 6 at the West Shore Recreation Office. $62 for residents; $74 for nonresidents.
- Yoga Fitness, 7:15-8 p.m. Thursdays June 21-Sept. 6 at the West Shore Recreation Office. $62 for residents; $74 for nonresidents.
Essentials of Tai Chi and Qigong Workshop, The Healthy Grocer, 3800 Trindle Road, Hampden Twp. Join Jose Johnson in learning about tai chi. Students will be led through simple exercises that will give them a taste of the essential components of these complimentary arts. 6:30 p.m. June 28. Free, but please register: 717-737-5123 or www.thehealthygrocer.com.
Benefit Screening of “Under Our Skin,” West Shore Theatre, New Cumberland. The Harrisburg Area Lyme Disease Support Group will hold a screening of “Under Our Skin,” a 20-time award winning documentary which exposes the political cover-up, financial conflict and medical controversy surrounding Lyme disease. Money raised will provide grants to help provide Lyme disease treatment to those who cannot afford it. 2 p.m. June 16. $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.harrisburglyme.eventbrite.com.
Car Seat Safety Check, Lawrence Chevrolet, 6445 Carlisle Pike, Silver Spring Twp. Have your seat checked by a certified car seat technician. 4-7 p.m. June 14. Information: 800-683-5100.
Zen Book Group, Midtown Scholar Bookstore Cafe, 1302 N. Third St., Harrisburg. We will discuss “Aging as a Spiritual Practice: A Contemplative Guide to Growing Older and Wiser” by Lewis Richmond. Also, learn a 12-minute meditation proven to help “build” the brain. 7-8:30 p.m. June 13. Information: 717-671-5057 or www.bmls.org.
Weight loss surgery information session, Penn State Hershey Surgical Weight Loss Program Clinic, 4000 Vine St., Middletown. Learn more about the surgical weight loss tools offered by Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at one of our upcoming sessions. 11:30 a.m. June 15. Register: 877-609-6848.
Diabetes Education, Third floor of The Hyman S. Caplan Pavilion of Good Samaritan, Fourth and Willow streets, Lebanon. Diabetic educators will conduct classes to assist those with diabetes, helping them control and cope with their disease. A physician referral is required and there is a charge. 5-7:30 p.m. Mondays in June. Prospective participants should call 717-270-7927 to make an appointment to complete the necessary pre-assessment and registration forms. www.gshleb.org.
Vegan Cooking Workshop, The Healthy Grocer, 3800 Trindle Road, Hampden Twp. Learn about veganism, dietary needs and more and sample how to make delicious, cruelty-free foods. 6:30 p.m. June 14. Free, but please register: 717-737-5123 or www.thehealthygrocer.com.
MAKOplasty Seminar, Holiday Inn Express, 2055 Technology Parkway, Hampden Twp. Suffering from knee or hip pain? Learn about a new robotic assisted medical procedure that might be the answer. Giveaways, prizes and refreshments. 6-7 p.m. June 14. Registration: 717-249-6112 ext. 234.
Tumor Treatment Without Surgery, Hampton Inn, 2764 Lebanon Road, Rapho Twp. Learn about CyberKnife, a pain-free, non-surgical procedure that treats complex tumors. This radiation therapy option is short in duration and provides patients with an alternative to traditional surgery. Hosted by PinnacleHealth. 7 p.m. June 14. Free, but space is limited. Registration: 717-231-8900.
Super Summer Smoothie Workshop, The Family Wellness Center, 1000 Briarsdale Road, Lower Paxton Twp. Learn how to change your breakfast and change your life. Deborah Coulston talks about the new 30 day Smoothie Challenge for your body, brain, mood and optimal health. 6-7:30 p.m. June 18. $10 per person or bring a guest and pay $5 each. Space is limited, please register: 717-558-8500 ext. 5.
Prevention Treatment of Spinal Compression Fractures Due to Osteoporosis, Giant Food Store Community Center, 2300 Linglestown Road, Susquehanna Twp. Dr. Walter Peppelman, orthopedic and spine surgeon, will share information about a minimally invasive surgical procedure called Kyphoplasty for people suffering with compression fractures of the spine and Dr. Renu Joshi, PinnacleHealth endocrinologist will discuss prevention, diagnosis and medical treatment of osteoporosis. 7 p.m. June 18. Registration: 717-231-8900.
Stroke Detective School Age Summer Program, help spread the word about stroke awareness by becoming a stroke detective. Look for packets at your local library. A celebration will be held Aug. 7 for all students who complete the activities in the packet. Information: 717-531-1104.
Mind-Body Health Workshops, Hilton Harrisburg, One N. Second St., Harrisburg. Sponsored by The Pennsylvania Psychological Association and presented by experts in the field of psychology. Sessions will address healthy lifestyles and psychologists will also answer questions from the audience. Sessions include “How to Help Your Kids Get a Good Night’s Sleep,” “5 Ways to Wellness at Work,” and “Feeling Tense? Let’s De-stress!” 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 20-21. All sessions are free. Please register by Friday. For a complete listing of all 12 workshops and to register: 717-232-3817 or www.psychologycanhelp.com.
Hepatitis C Support Group, Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology, 423 N. 21st St., Suite 100, Camp Hill. 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Information: 717-525-6445.
Harrisburg Area Lyme Disease Support Group, Country Meadows, West Shore, Building No. 5, first floor dining room. April and Randall Miller will speak on the long journey to wellness and healing from Lyme disease. 7-9 p.m. June 19. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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