Health calendar for the week

12/27/2012 12:00 AM

12/26/2012 2:44 PM

TODAY

Alzheimer's support group: Trained volunteers facilitate meetings for all individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, their children and caregivers. 3:30 p.m. Whole Foods Market, 4315 Arden Way, Sacramento. Free. (800) 272-3900.


MONDAY

Celebrate New Years with the Sacramento Walking Sticks: A non-competitive 5k and 10k walk through historic neighborhoods. Kids welcome. Dogs OK outside of the starting location at Pioneer House. Participants may start between 5-6 p.m. 415 P St., Sacramento. Free. (916)283-4650.


TUESDAY

1/1 Fun Run at 1, will benefit Sweet Dreams Foundation. Sponsored by Whole Foods Market. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Folsom Aquatic Center, 1200 Riley St., Folsom. $25 general. $15 for ages 16 and under. (916) 990-6406. Registration required.

Resolution Run 2013, choose from a 10-mile, 10K or 5K run/walk. Prizes will be awarded in 10-year age divisions. 1 p.m. Auburn Overlook, 855 Pacific Avenue, Auburn. $15-$30. (530) 305-1112. Registration required; www.jandjssportsproductions.com


WEDNESDAY

30 Days to Feeling Fit & Guided Shopping Night, food tasting and guided shopping tour. Participants will learn 5 key areas that help create a path to wellness and will be given access to recipes and vegan protein shakes. 6 p.m. The Culinary Center at Whole Foods Market, 4315 Arden Way, Sacramento. Free. (916) 995-7446. Registration required.


JAN. 5

The 5K Resolution, a flat 5K run/walk for people of all ages and fitness abilities that begins and ends at Crocker Park (Third and O streets, Sacramento). At the end of the run/walk, participants write down a resolution for 2013 that will be emailed to them in July as a reminder. $20 general, $15 ages 7-17, $10 children ages 6 and younger. (916) 800-2874.

Lou Gehrig Roseville Run/Walk for a Cure, bring the family to support the ALS Association Greater Sacramento Chapter. 8:30 a.m. Sculpture Park, 350 N. Sunrise Ave., Roseville. $30-$35. (916) 300-3758. Registration required.


JAN. 8

American Heart Association, Start Training Program 2013 information session, staff and coaches will train you to complete a half-marathon. No prior experience necessary; participants will train to run the American River Parkway Half Marathon on April 27. 6 p.m. American Heart Association, 2007 O St., Sacramento. Free information session, $50 for program. (916) 446-6505.

Alzheimer's support group: Trained volunteers facilitate meetings for all individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, their children and caregivers. 6:30 p.m. Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 20 N. Cottonwood St., Woodland. Free. (530) 666-8828.


JAN. 9

Alzheimer's support group: 10 a.m. 8830 Sharkey Ave., Elk Grove. Free. (800) 272-3900.


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