Health calendar of coming events

06/27/2013 12:00 AM

06/26/2013 1:42 PM

CONTINUING

through July 31

Donate toys for Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California. Girl Scout Troop 1155 will be collecting toys, school supplies and craft supply donations at the following locations: Bel Air, 5100 Laguna Blvd., Elk Grove; Bel Air, 1301 Florin Road, Sacramento; Bel Air, 7465 Rush River Drive, Sacramento; Bel Air, 9435 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove; Raley's, 4900 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove.

TODAY

Dementia workshop, to provide education for caregivers and individuals who want to learn more about memory loss and dementia-related conditions. Behavior management for persons with dementia will be discussed. 6-7:30 p.m. Oakwood Village, 3388 Bell Road, Auburn. Free. (800) 272-3900.

FRIDAY

Women's Recreational Fastpitch Softball, sign-ups for summer league. Ages 18 to 99. Season includes eight games Friday nights at the Sacramento Softball Complex. $60 per player. (916) 541-2729. www.sacramentofastpitch.com.

SATURDAY

Pretty Muddy Women's Mud Run, a 5K obstacle course mud run and finish line party for women and girls ages 14 and older. 8 a.m. Granite Park, 8181 Cucamonga Ave., Sacramento. $69.50. Register online at http://prettymuddywomensrun.com.

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma walk/run, 5K and 10K runs, two-mile walk. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. There will be a silent auction, music and kids zone. 7:30 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. race. William Land Park, Village Green Area, Freeport Boulevard and Sutterville Road, Sacramento. $15-$40. (916) 832-1102. Registration required at www.scleroderma.org

Meet the Author: Coy Cross II, author of "The Dhance: A Caregiver's Search for Meaning." Cross will discuss becoming a caregiver for someone in crisis and his experience caring for his wife as she battles ovarian cancer. 3-4:30 p.m. Carmichael Library, 5605 Marconi Ave., Carmichael. Free. (916) 264-2770.

SUNDAY

USAT International Triathlon and Aqua Bike, 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run. The Aqua Bike is the same distance, but without the run portion. 8 a.m. Discovery Park, 1600 Garden Highway, Sacramento. $75-$110 triathlon; $120-$140 relay teams; $60-$80 aqua bike. (916) 202-3006. Registration required at tbfracing.com.

Yoga in the Park, all-levels class, all are welcome. Extra yoga mats available for those without. 9 a.m. Patwin Park, 3080 Catalina Island Road, West Sacramento. Free.

Fitness Fest! Davis fitness leaders will provide vitamin and nutritional supplement samples, with activities for the whole family. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 500 First St., Davis. Free. (530) 750-2266.

Send items at least two weeks before publication date to Health Calendar, P.O. Box 15779, Sacramento, CA 95852; or email fitness@sacbee.com.

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