Intro tai chi and chi kung for seniors. Improve flexibility, coordination, balance and energy level while reducing stress with instructor Tara Stiles. 2-3 p.m. Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Community Learning Center and Cooking School, 1914 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. $7. (916) 868-6399.
Tracy's Bean Run 2012. 5K run/walk and 10K run. 6 a.m. check-in, 8 a.m. race start. Tracy Public Library, Holly Drive and East Eaton Ave., Tracy. Pre-registration: $20 general, $15 17 and younger; day of: $25 general, $20 17 and younger. (209) 835-2131.
Tour de Tahoe Bike Big Blue Ride to Cure Diabetes. 72-mile bike ride tour of Lake Tahoe. Noon-8 p.m. late registration, Saturday; 6:30-7:30 a.m. ride start. Horizon Casino Resort, Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada. (800) 565-2704.
"Challenges in Elder Health Care: Minimizing Risks and Maximizing Positive Outcome," presented by Irving Hellman, Ph.D., and Elliot E. Mazer, M.D. Explore the risks for older people in various medical care settings, the risks of commonly prescribed medications, and how to manage these risks for yourself and your loved ones in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. 3-5 p.m. Kenesset Israel Torah Center, 1165 Morse Ave., Sacramento. Free. Reservations required. (916) 204-8777.
Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk/Fun Run. 8 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. runner start, 9:35 a.m. walker start. William Land Park, Sacramento. $20-$35. (916) 832-1102.
Back to School Scholarship Run. Raise money for student scholarships with a 10K run, 5K run and walk, and a children's mile. 7 a.m. check-in, 8:30 a.m. 10K/5K start, 9:30 a.m. children's mile. Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, 2500 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton. 10K and 5K runs: $30 pre-register, $35 day of. Children's mile: $10 pre-register, $12 day of. (209) 795-7832.
Breast cancer open door educational meeting "The Role of Imaging in Breast Cancer: Mammography, MRI ..." will be presented by Nicole Carbo, M.D. 7 p.m. University Convenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd., Davis. (530) 304-2746.
Get to know your medical insurance. Learn how to troubleshoot medical plans and coordinate with Medicare, presented by health insurance analyst Guerren Solbach. 7 p.m. Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group, Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St., Woodland. Free. (530) 756-6408.
WEDNESDAY"Homeopathy at Home: Natural First Aid and Self Care." Learn to treat minor illnesses and injuries and about natural medicines for your first aid kit. 6:30-8 p.m. Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Community Learning Center and Cooking School, 1914 Alhambra, Blvd., Sacramento. $15. (916) 868-6399.
"Journaling Through Grief" workshop. Explore thoughts, feelings, and reactions to loss through the written word. 6 p.m. Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis. Registration required three days prior. (530) 601-5756.
Blood pressure screenings held every Wednesday. 10 a.m.- noon. Lobby of Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Place. Free. (530) 756-6440.
"How to use Homeopathic Medicine for First Aid and Acute Conditions," presented by Gloria St. John, MA, MBA. 7-9 p.m. SMUD Auditorium, 6201 S St., Sacramento. (916) 635-6724.
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