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The Galveston County Health District will have its Keep An Eye on Nutrition event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today in Community Room A-108 at 9850-A Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.
Attendees will learn about nutrition with Women, Infants and Children, including fun booths and activities.
For information, visit gchd.org or call 409-938-7221.
The Houston Area Parkinson Society will have its music therapy and exercise meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in the Life Center of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 18220 Upper Bay Road.
The meetings are for people with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their loved ones and caregivers.
For information, visit www.hapsonline.org or call 713-626-7114.
The Houston Area Parkinson Society’s caregiver support group will meet from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 18220 Upper Bay Road.
The meetings are for loved ones and caregivers of people with Parkinson’s disease.
For information, visit www.hapsonline.org or call 713-626-7114.
Texas City Red Cross will have an informational meeting on service and volunteer opportunities from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2628 Ball St.
For information, contact Sylvia Burle, [email protected] or 361-500-5027.
The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer its “Time-Out” educational/support session for caregivers and family members whose loved one has any type of disability/illness from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 2.506A at Jennie Sealy Hospital, 301 University Blvd.
Sunnie Culver will present “Home Health 101 for 2020.”
The Galveston County Health District will offer its Diabetes 101 support group for people living with diabetes from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the WIC classroom in the Mid-County Annex, 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.
The group will be facilitated by a registered nurse and offers education about diabetes self-management.
To register, email [email protected] or call 409-938-2293.
The Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. No. 48068 group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays in the East Room, of the Thelma Webber Community Center, 14304 Beriton.
For information, call 409-771-9221 or 409-457-9517.
The Friendswood Police Department will offer its Rape Aggression Defense training classes for women (ages 12 and older) at Hope Lutheran Church, 1804 S. Friendswood Drive.
The classes will be from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Attendees must attend all four days. Registration is $25 per person.
To register, email [email protected] or call 281-996-3316.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Room 108 at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston (enter on North side of church). Call 559-356-7097.
The Transition Plus peer support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway.
The free meetings are open to all veterans, active duty, and immediate family members dealing with transition issues that may include PTSD, and emotional, personal, family and work issues.
Visit www.transitionplus.org or call 281-317-7335.
The Women Living with Heart Disease Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 2.268 of the Primary Care Pavilion at the University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd.
Any woman living with heart disease is welcome.
For information, contact Sandy Yearout, [email protected] or 832-798-8513.
The Compassionate Friends of Galveston County will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nessler Center at 2010 Fifth Ave. N.
The group provides a caring environment in which bereaved parents, grandparents and adult siblings can talk freely about emotions and experiences they are going through, and receive the understanding support of others who have “been there.”
For information, call 409-996-9440.
The Area Agency on Aging of the Houston-Galveston Area will offer a free six-week chronic disease self-management workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays through April 10 at the Bacliff Community Center, 4833 10th St.
For information, contact Amy Comer, [email protected] or 832-681-2575.
There will be a grief support group meeting available at 3 p.m. Sunday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 10416 state Highway 6.
For information, call 409-925-2544.
Access Care of Coastal Texas will offer free confidential HIV tests from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays (excluding holidays) at 707 23rd St.
For information, call 409-763-2437.
The R.E.A.L. Program will be available from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M.
The licensed alcohol and drug abuse treatment center will offer a full range of treatment and education services for those needing help.
For information, call 409-443-5451.
Word of Faith Christian Life Center will offer its “Living in Faith” 12 Steps of Overcoming Addictions course from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at 325 Westward St.
Credit hours for community service candidates also will be available.
For information, call 409-938-0565.
NAMI Gulf Coast will provide a family and individual support group for anyone affected by mental illness from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church at 1601 Lake Road.
Trained facilitators will lead both group meetings in separate rooms.
Contact Jan Melis, [email protected] or 281-585-3100 or 409-944-4328.
The Santa Fe Al-Anon Family Group will meet at 8 p.m. Mondays at the Rosa May Catching Annex Building, 15th Street and Avenue K (rear building).
For information, call 409-256-5954.
The student-run clinic at St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St., will be seeing patients from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
Call 409-763-8521 to schedule an appointment.
The Overeaters Anonymous “Different Strokes” No. 52400 group will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Dayspring Church, 2215 FM 646 N.
For information, call 409-457-9517 or 832-496-4549.
The Galveston Area Cancer Crushers Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 1.132 of Rebecca Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch at 301 University Blvd.
Parking is free after 5 p.m. All are welcome.
For information, contact Bonnie Webster at [email protected] or 409-771-2678.
The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Galveston City WIC Clinic, 4700 Broadway, Suite F-102.
For information, call 409-763-7207.
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse will offer its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Dickinson, and during the same timeframe Wednesdays in Galveston. Locations will be disclosed upon registration of the ongoing classes. For information and to pre-register, visit https://avda-tx.org/battering-intervention.
There will be a grief support group available from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through April 21 in the Hope Community Center of St. George’s Episcopal Church, 510 13th Ave. N.
To sign up or get more information, call 979-824-2484, 832-922-7022 or 409-945-2583.
The Christ Over Our Life Christian Substance Abuse Program will be available at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Truth Missionary Baptist Church at 4032 FM 1765.
For information, call the Rev. Johnny Grimes at 409-457-7382.
The Change of Life group of Cocaine Anonymous will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the second floor on the west side of St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St.
Caregiver Connection will meet from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. March 11 at the Island Community Center, Suite B101, Sand Dollar Room, 4700 Broadway.
The group is for family caregivers of seniors and adults with special needs and dementia. Attendees are encouraged to take their lunches; dessert will be provided.
To RSVP for group, contact Michelle Sierpina, [email protected] or 409-763-5604.
The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 11 at the Dickinson WIC Clinic at 2401 Termini St.
For information, call 409-337-7606.
The Breast Friends Focus and Support Group will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 11 in the first floor radiation conference room of the MD Anderson Cancer Center on the Christus St. John campus, 18100 St. John Drive.
The group is open to the public. For information, call Diana Vasquez, 713-745-2396.
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