1.26 Healthy By Choice, Not by Chance
Attend a free, one-hour information session hosted by Dr. Christopher Burton, with the Medical Center Clinic, at 5:30 p.m. Learn to lower cholesterol, decrease heart attack risk and disarm diabetes. Call 607-0411 to reserve your spot.
1.26 Cancer Prevention Study Group
Food demonstrations and a viewing of the video “Crazy Sexy Cancer,” with Lois Stephens from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ever’man Natural Foods, located at 315 W. Garden St. For more information call 438-0402 or visit everman.org.
1.27 Maybe Baby Fridays
Through a partnership with Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Baptist Heath Care offers a free pregnancy testing program every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 1630 N. F St. Those who take advantage of the free screening are not obligated to utilize Baptist Health Care services, but will have access to prenatal care educational materials, social services and community programs consult, Presumptive Pregnancy Medicaid Eligibility and healthy lifestyle educational materials.
1.28 Baby Wrapping
Learn how to properly wrap and carry your baby on your body with Michelle Wells at 10 a.m., at Ever’man Natural Foods located at 315 W. Garden St. For more information call 438-0402 or visit everman.org.
1.28 Mall Ball
The 17th Annual Mall Ball will be held from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. in Cordova Mall, located at 5100 N. 9th Ave. The ball will benefit sick and injured children at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Advance tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the Sacred Heart Foundation office at 5151 N. 9th Ave. Tickets at the door are $60. You must be 21 or older to attend. Dress code is costume or black tie optional (no denim). For more information call 416-4660 or visit facebook.com/CordovaMallBall.
2.1 Prenatal Yoga with Stacey
From 10 a.m to 11:15 a.m. All Abhaya classes include Sanskrit chanting, breath work, alignment and meditation. Abhaya Yoga, 415A N. Tarragona St. 439-0350 or abhayayogacenter.com.
2.4 Community Acupuncture Clinic
The first Saturday of the month, the Baybridge Chiropractic Center offers low-cost stress relievers to the community. Dr. Bonnie McLean offers $20 ear acupuncture used to relieve stress. Call 932-1778 for an appointment. Baybridge Chiropractic Center is located at 107 Baybridge Dr. in Gulf Breeze. For more information on Dr. McLean, visit spiritgatemedicine.com.
2.6 Free Dinner and Seminar with Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart Cardiology will host a free dinner and seminar on heart health from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium. Dr. Paul Tamburro and Dr. Mark Grise will give presentations and answer questions related to cardiology issues. Space is limited to 125 people. Make your reservations by calling 416-1600. For more information, call 416-1156.
2.8 Heart Health
Heart Health events kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from noon to 1 p.m. at Baptist Hospital, 1000 W. Moreno St. Registration is required for classes. Call 469-7897 for more information.
2.10 Parkinson’s Support Group
Held on the second Friday of the month, this support group offers information, resources and support for Parkinson’s patients and their families. The group will meet from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Community Rooms at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute located at 8391 N. Davis Hwy. For more information, call 494-3212.