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HEALTH CALENDAR

TODAY

ADDICTION HELP: Support group for adult children of addiction and other dysfunctional families, 8-9 p.m., Clear Brook, Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. Participants should park and enter at the building’s rear.

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, Medical Arts Building, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre. Parent support group, 7 p.m., Nesbitt Hospital, emergency entrance, 2nd floor, Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Riverside Adult Day Care, 220 S. River St., Plains Township. Walk-ins welcome. Call Denise, 823-5161.

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC: 11 a.m-noon, Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Call 693-1364 or 693-0424 for more information.

CANCER SUPPORT: “Facing Cancer Together,” support group for cancer patients and loved ones, 6:30-8 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Scranton. Call 348-7940.

FREE HEALTH CLINIC: 5-7:30 p.m., rear 19 E. South St., Wilkes-Barre. For more information, call 970-9525.

GASTRIC BYPASS SUPPORT: 6-8 p.m., Valley Medical Building, 1000 E. Mountain Blvd., Plains Township (Geisinger), first-floor conference room 1. For information, call 864-3289.

GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Suite 120, Forty Fort. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to first class. A doctor’s note is required for cancer patients in treatment. Classes are open to the public, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost is $7, age 60 and older $5. For information, call 714-8800.

HEALING HEARTS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: 7 p.m., parish community of St. Casimir’s, St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph’s parish dining room, 35 William St., Pittston. Anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome. Call 654-0053 for more information.

HIV/AIDS: We Care, HIV/AIDS Support Network Inc., support for people infected and affected by HIV. Call for meeting location and time, 24-hour hot line, 824-1007, or visit Web site, www.wecarewb.org.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 1-4 p.m. Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages six weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP: 7-8 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Library, 220 W. Tioga St. Open to the public for support and information sharing. For information, call Michelle at the Pocono/NE Branch, 570-945-9118 or 888-99 LUPUS.

MEDICAL CLINIC: 6-8 p.m., Good Shepherd Center, 19 E. South St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 970-9525.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m., basement of Hazleton YMCA/YWCA, 35 S. Church St., Hazleton. For more information, call 406-2393.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 6 and 8 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 6:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 30 Butler St., Kingston (use Geisinger parking lot next to Dairy Queen, church is in back); 8 p.m., Medical Arts Building, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 654-7755 or 1-877-871-9281.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Town Hill Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. For more information, call Barbara at 256-7735 or go to www.oa.org on the Web.

PARENTS OF MURDERED CHILDREN: Northeastern PA Chapter, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the former Nesbitt Hospital, Wyoming Avenue, Kingston. Refreshments served. For more information, call 825-3297.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC: 1-4 p.m., for Wilkes-Barre residents only. Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 208-4268.

TRAUMA SUPPORT: Destinations, day program for female trauma victims, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nanticoke. Call Linda O’Boyle, 735-7590.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-6:15 p.m., meeting follows, Hunlock Creek Township Building, Hunlock Creek, call 256-3957; weigh-in 5:30-6:15 p.m., meeting to follow, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, Hanover Township. Contact Tess, 825-6312.

WEDNESDAY

ABUSE SUPPORT: Battered Women’s Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m., Domestic Violence Service Center, Wilkes-Barre. Call 823-7312 or (800) 424-5600.

AL-ANON: 10:15 a.m., Holy Name St. Mary’s, 301 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville, call 603-0541; 7 p.m., Geisinger hospital (beginners discussion), 1000 E. Mountain Blvd., Plains Township; 7 p.m., Dallas Nursery, Dallas; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Hospital, emergency entrance, 2nd floor, Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15, Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

BLOOD DRIVE: Noon-5 p.m., Hanover Industrial Park, 29 New Commerce Blvd., Hanover Township, call (800) 432-8045, extension 2407.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Sponsored by Personal Care Home Health Services Inc., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Dallas Shopping Center, Memorial Highway, Dallas. Call 674-1078.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 4 p.m., Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, radiation-oncology department, 575 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 552-1300 to register.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Edwardsville Apartment Complex community room, 9 Beverly Drive, Edwardsville. Call Nancy, 331-0235.

EATING DISORDERS: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 12-step program for people suffering from obesity, anorexia, bulimia and overeating, 7 p.m., Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. Call Randi, 619-0589.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 7:30 p.m., 333 Broad St., Hazleton. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 52 E. 8th St., Wyoming. Facilitated by Pastor Jeffrey Klansek, non-denominational and elements of spirituality are discussed. A new topic will be presented each week. Call Klansek at 552-1391 or 552-4181.

HEALTH CLINIC: Interfaith Health Clinic, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Procathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Walk-ins welcome or call 825-8721 for appointment.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 1-4 p.m. Kirby Health Center, 71 North Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

LYME DISEASE: Support group. Call 287-8990 for meeting time and location.

MENTAL HEALTH: Recovery Inc., 7:30 p.m., Allied Services Longterm Center, Smallacombe Drive, Scranton. Call 342-9848.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Medical Arts Building, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 654-7755 or 1-877-871-9281.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Northeastern Pennsylvania Overeaters Anonymous beginners’ meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Diane, 822-6239, or go to www.oa.org.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SUNRISE STRETCH: Sponsored by Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. Gentle stretching exercises, 7:30 a.m., West Park, Swallow Street, Pittston. Call 822-1158.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting, St. John’s Lutheran Church, South River and Academy streets, Wilkes-Barre, call 288-9002; weigh-in 5:30-5:55 p.m., briefing 6-6:30, Lehman United Methodist Church, call 675-1682 between 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 6-6:45 p.m. weigh-in and 7 p.m. meeting, West Pittston Borough Building; and weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., 6 p.m. meeting, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 105 Irem Road, Dallas, call 639-5464.

THURSDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Brick United Methodist Church, 935 Foote Ave., Duryea; 7:30 p.m., College Misericordia, Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas Twp.; 10 a.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ALATEEN: 7:30 p.m., Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., College Misericordia, Dallas. Call 603-0541.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: 11-noon, Meadows Nursing Center, 55 W. Center Hill Road, Dallas. Call 822-9915 or 675-8600, ext. 195.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: 10-11 a.m., Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Building, lower level, Wilkes-Barre; and 6-7 p.m., Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 130 Wilkes-Barre Township Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. For more information, call 706-2400 or go to www.hospicesacredheart.org on the Web.

BLOOD DRIVE: 3-7 p.m., Hanover Industrial Park, 29 New Commerce Blvd., Hanover Township, call (800) 432-8045, extension 2407.

FAMILIES HELPING FAMILIES: 6-8 p.m., education, information and resources for individuals, families and friends dealing with alcoholism and chemical dependency. Good Shepherd Church, 87 S. Hunter Hwy., Drums. 823-1171.

GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Suite 120, Forty Fort. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to first class. A doctor’s note is required for cancer patients in treatment. Classes are open to the public, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost is $7, age 60 and older $5. For information, call 714-8800.

HEALTH CLINIC: Interfaith Health Clinic, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Procathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Walk-ins welcome or call 825-6653 for appointment.

HIV CLINIC: 2-4 p.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. For Wilkes-Barre residents only. Call 208-4268 for information.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 9-11 a.m. Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 6 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 309, Mountain Top (across from Mountain Freeze ice cream stand); 6:30 p.m., Women’s Meeting, Unity Church, South Grant Street, Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Central United Methodist, South Franklin & Academy Streets, Wilkes-Barre. Call 654-7755 or 1-877-871-9281.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 5:45-6:45 p.m., Conyngham Valley Bible Church, 475 Main St., Conyngham, call Help Line, 829-1341; 8-9 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Butler Street, Kingston, call Rose at 823-5534 or go to www.oa.org.

RECOVERY INC.: Support group of people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 542-7980.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SUICIDE SURVIVORS: Suicide Bereavement Support Group, for family and friends of suicide victims, 7 p.m., Catholic Social Services, 33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 822-7118, extension 307.

WALKERS: Meet for fun, friendship and exercise, 2 p.m., front of the Lee Park Tower Senior Center, Wilkes-Barre. Call 822-8254.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting follows, Shavertown United Methodist Church basement, 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Kingston Township, call Rosalie, 675-5803 or Carol, 477-5867; weigh-in 6:45-7:15 p.m., meeting follows, West Wyoming Municipal Building, 464 W. Eighth St., call 333-4930.

FRIDAY

AL-ANON: 12:15 p.m., St. Nicholas Church, S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre (church basement); 7 p.m., Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre (beginners discussion). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15, Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 6:30 p.m., for hurts, habits and hang-ups. Cross Creek Community Church, 370 Carverton Rd., Trucksville. Call 696-0399.

FOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Church auditorium, 1201 Providence Road, Scranton. For more info, call Tony, 344-7866.

FREE HEALTH CLINIC: Back Mountain Free Medical Clinic, 6:30 p.m., 65 Davis St., Shavertown. Volunteers, services and supplies needed. For more info call 696-1144.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 6:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 7:30 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, S. Franklin and Academy streets, Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Youth in Recovery, St. Francis Church, (basement entrance) E. Green St., Nanticoke. Call 654-7755 or 1-877-871-9281.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: weigh-in 5:30-6, meeting follows, W. Wyoming Borough building, 464 W. Eighth St., call 283-1890; 6:30 p.m., Edwardsville Borough Building, Main Street, Edwardsville, call Pam at 331-2330; weigh-in 6:30-6:45 p.m., meeting follows, Harveys Lake Sewer Authority meeting room, Route 415, call Shirley, 639-0160.

SATURDAY

AL-ANON: 9 a.m., Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Medical Arts Building, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre (basement); 7:30 p.m., Clear Brook Building, (rear entrance) 1003 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

BLOOD DRIVE: 8 a.m.-noon, Hanover Industrial Park, 29 New Commerce Blvd., Hanover Township, call (800) 432-8045, extension 2407.

CARDIO-STRENGTH TRAINING CLASS: 9:30-10:45 a.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost, $7 per class, 60 and older, $5. Monthly rates available. Call 714-8800.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 654-7755 or 1-877-871-9281.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 10-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Warren Street and Exeter Avenue, Exeter, call Marilyn, 655-2532, or go to www.oa.org.

YOGA II: 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost, $7 per class, 60 and older, $5. Monthly rates available. Call 714-8800.

SUNDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Medical Arts Building basement, Church St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., Mercy Special Care Hospital, 128 W. Washington St., Nanticoke (wound care entrance conference room); 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, Main St., Dallas (beginners and discussion). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ALATEEN: 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Church, Main St., Dallas (beginners discussion). Call 603-0541.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS/GAM-ANON: Both meetings, 5:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 425 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 6 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 30 Butler St., Kingston (use Geisinger parking lot next to Dairy Queen, church is in back). Call (570) 654-7755 or 1-877-871-9281.

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS: 8:30 p.m., St. Mary/Help of Christians Church, Father Gerrity Hall, 535 N. Main St., Pittston.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE: Support group, 2 p.m., Summit Health Care Limited, 453 S. Main Road, Wright Township.

MONDAY

ADDICTION HELP: Confidential one-on-one discussion about drug and alcohol addiction and referrals. Not therapy. 7:30 p.m. at 24 South Prospect St., Nanticoke, the Stickney building. Appointments can be made by calling 762-4009.

ADDICTION RECOVERY GROUP: Bible-based, 7-8:30 p.m., Christ Community Church, 100 W. Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202.

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., Holy Mother of Sorrows Church, Wyoming Ave., Dupont. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15, Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

BLOOD DRIVE: Noon-6 p.m., Wyoming Valley Red Cross, 256 N. Sherman St., Wilkes-Barre, call (800) 432-8045, extension 2407.

CARDIO-STRENGTH TRAINING CLASS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost, $7 per class, 60 and older, $5. Monthly rates available. Call 714-8800.

DOWN SYNDROME SUPPORT: Parents for Parents, support group for parents of children with Down syndrome, 7 p.m. For meeting location, call 714-6320, days, or 825-9995, evenings.

FREE HEALTH CLINIC: 6 p.m., Back Mountain Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville. Call 696-1128.

GAM-ANON: 7:30 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 518 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 518 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

LYME DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m. at the Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. For more info, call 287-8990.

MENTAL ILLNESS: National Alliance on Mental Illness, offers support, education and advocacy for family members and friends of the mentally ill, 7 p.m., Children’s Service Center, 335 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 675-5867.

NAMI: C.A.R.E., Consumers Advocating Recovering through Empowerment, 7 p.m., Children’s Service Center, 335 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 675-5867.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Noon and 7:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Procathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 654-7755.

OSTOMY SUPPORT: Ostomy support group, Mercy Hospital, large meeting room, Scranton. Call 348-7738 for meeting time.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Northeastern Pennsylvania Overeaters Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., Clear Brook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, call Dominick, 819-2320; and workshop meeting, 8:15-9:15 p.m., Clear Brook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, call 655-2305 or go to www.oa.org.

RECOVERY INC.: Support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Church Street and Wyoming Avenue, Kingston. Call 542-7980.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SUNRISE STRETCH: Sponsored by Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, gentle stretching exercises, 7:30 a.m., West Park, Swallow Street, Pittston. Call 822-1158.

YOGA: 5:30 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Scranton, second floor. First class free, others $12 /session. Conducted by Inner Harmony Wellness Center. Call 346-4621.

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