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H&W Calendar 2.28
2.28 Herbal Study Class
Viewing of “Alternatives to Dentists,” from Herbalist and primitive skills teacher Doug Simmons. Free for Ever’man co-op members, $2 for non-members. Begins at 6 p.m. at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St. Call 438-0402 for more information.

3.1 Tai Chi
Mild, weight-bearing aerobic exercise combining movement and breathing to improve concentration, focus and patience. Class is free and runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Florida Blue, 1680 Airport Blvd.

3.2 Circle K 5K Run/Walk
Run a fast, flat 5K course on Pensacola Beach. Pre-registration is $20, or $25 on race day. The event begins at the Gulfside Pavilion on Casino Beach at 8 a.m. and benefits United Cerebral Palsy. For more information, contact Running Wild in Pensacola, at 435-9222; registration packets may also be picked up at the store on March 1.

3.4 Tai Chi
Mild, weight-bearing aerobic exercise combining movement and breathing to improve concentration, focus and patience. Class is free and runs from 7 to 9 p.m. at Florida Blue, 1680 Airport Blvd.

3.5 Childbirth Preparation Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.

3.5 Latest Advances in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
A presentation by Lakshmi Gopal, M.D., gastroenterologist, and Patrick Dial, M.D., oncological surgeon. To be held in 7th Floor Auditorium, West Florida Hospital, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. To register call494-3212.

3.6 Free Memory Screens
The Memory Disorder Clinic at West Florida Hospital will offer free memory screens by appointment only from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. The confidential screenings take about 30 minutes each. To schedule an appointment, call 494-3212.

3.7 Diabetes Event at Florida Blue
This is the second part in a two-part series that offers the public information about diabetes and will also include glucose checks and biometric screenings. Spaces are limited. The first 30 attendees will receive a free gift. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Florida Blue office, located at 1680 Airport Blvd. Please call 202-4188 to register.

3.8 Parkinson’s Support Group
The group will be hosted by Stephen Zieman Ph.D. The topic will be “What to Expect When You’re Expecting Cognitive Changes.” The group will be in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. The class begins at 1 p.m. For more information or to sign up, call 494-3212.

3.9 36th Annual McGuire’s St. Patrick’s Day Run
This 5K race starts and finishes at McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola. As this is a prediction run, participants can run for speed and/or their predicted time. Each runner/walker predicts how long it will take to complete the course, with the finishers that come closest to their predictions winning. The race starts at 9 a.m., following a free pre-race breakfast. Registration closing date is March 6. For more information, call 433-2849.

3.11 Stroke Support Group
The group will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. For more information, or to sign up, call 494-3212.

3.12 Spinal Cord Injury Reunion Group
Begins at 2:30 p.m., Community Rooms A & B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up, call 494-3212.

3.12 Childbirth Preparation Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.

3.13 Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group
The group will meet at 3:30 p.m. in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. For more information, or to sign up, call 494-3212.

3.14 Breastfeeding Class
The free class teaches attendees the anatomy of the breast, valuable benefits of breastfeeding, diet for the pregnant and postpartum mother, common concerns and breast feeding techniques, pumping/storage of breast milk, bonding and skin-to-skin. The class will be held at 5 p.m. in West Florida Hospital, 3rd Floor Family Birthplace Classroom, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information, or to sign up, call 494-3212.