Health calendar for the week

11/01/2012 12:00 AM

10/31/2012 2:41 PM

TODAY

Dr. Lucy Jane Miller will present her seminar, "Sensational Kids," on Sensory Processing Disorder. 6:30 p.m. Cielo Estates Winery, 3040 Ponderosa Road, Shingle Springs. Free, donation suggested. (530) 672-8575.

Francine Russo, author of "They're Your Parents, Too!" will speak about elder care and how siblings can survive their parents' aging without driving each other crazy. 6-8 p.m. Arden Hills Resort Club and Spa, 1220 Arden Hills Lane, Sacramento. Free. (916) 728-9333.

Respiratory rally hosted by the American Lung Association for people affected with chronic lung disease and their families, friends, and caregivers. Hear inspirational stories and learn how to manage respiratory illnesses. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sierra 2 Community Center, 2791 24th St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 585-7666.

"Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Current Treatments," talk by rheuma- tologist Dr. Dennis Liu. 6 p.m. 155 Placerville Road, Folsom. Free. (916) 368-5599.


SATURDAY

Crawl for the Cure restaurant tour and pub crawl. Hosted by the Susan G. Komen Sacramento affiliate. Visit six locations for appetizers, drinks and breast cancer education. 7 p.m. Kupros Bistro, 1217 21st St., Sacramento. $30. (916) 220-4449.

"Walk With a Doc." Take a 30-minute walk through Tahoe Park and discuss health with Dr. Charles Poon. 8-10 a.m. Tahoe Park, 3501 59th St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 453-0254.

Step Up for Down Syndrome annual walk. Hosted by Down Syndrome Information Alliance Walk through the park to help raise money and awareness of Down syndrome. 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. opening program, 10:30 a.m. walk starts, 11:30 a.m. picnic. William Land Park, Village Green Area, Freeport Blvd. and Sutterville Road, Sacramento. $20 general, $10 children. (916) 658-1686.


SUNDAY

Sixteenth annual Salmon Duathlon and 5K Run. 7:30 a.m. registration, 8:45 a.m. start. Parking lot of the Knights Ferry State Park, Sonora Road, Knights Ferry. $30-$95. (209) 795-7832.

Second 5K Harvest Run. Including a one-mile fun run, the run will benefit adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 8-11 a.m. Maidu Regional Park, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. $25 general, $15 students, $10 fun run. (916) 781-3016.


TUESDAY

Relaxation breathing, class taught by RN/certified yoga instructor. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 6555 Coyle Ave. Room 150, Carmichael. Free. (916) 537-5296.

Children and Adults with ADHS – Sacramento meeting with featured speaker Dr. James Margolis, psychiatrist. 7-9 p.m. UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. (888) 759-9758.


WEDNESDAY

Blood pressure screenings every Wednesday. 10 a.m.-noon. Lobby of Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Place. Free. (530) 756-6440.

Community focus group hosted by Elder Options Inc. will discuss what issues individuals face as they care for older adults. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 82 Main St., Placerville. (530) 626-6939.

Atypical Development ... What to Look For, infant development class presented by Susan Rivera, Ph.D. of the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain and the MIND Institute. 9-10 a.m. 141 N. First St., Dixon. Free, registration required. (707) 678-6262.

Wilderness self-reliance, survival class. Learn skills and strategies every outdoor traveler should know with Jason Flesher, backcountry guide and wilderness educator. 7-8:30 p.m. Sacramento REI, 1790 Expo Parkway. Free. (916) 924-8900.


NEXT THURSDAY

Is Dirty Electricity Affecting Your Health? presented by Tom Kraus and Christian Eipper. 7-9 p.m. SMUD New Building, Sequoia Room, 6301 S St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 635-6724.

Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, to speak at California State University, Sacramento, with musical guest Jarrod Gorbel. TWLOHA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. 7 p.m. University Union Ballroom, 6000 J St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 278-6997.


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