Health calendar events

02/28/2013 12:00 AM

02/27/2013 1:03 PM


Hand Conditions Prevention and Treatment Options: Dr. Robert Slater discusses treatments and procedures available for pain-related injuries and arthritis. 6:30-8 p.m. Granite Bay Country Club, 9600 Gold Club Drive, Granite Bay. Free. (916) 851-2511 (register online at


ARTS Museum Tours, designed for people with dementia and their care partners. 10:30 a.m. California Museum, 1020 O St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 792-3281. Registration required.


11th Annual St. Baldrick's Foundation Head Shaving: A benefit to raise funds to support childhood cancer research by recruiting individuals to shave their heads in front of thousands. Noon, Westfield Galleria, 1173 Galleria Blvd., Roseville. Also at 4 p.m. March 11 at de Vere's Irish Pub, 1521 L St., Sacramento; and 5 p.m. March 13 at de Vere's Irish Pub, Davis. Shavees must register at (888) 899-2253.

Colon Cancer Alliance Undy 5000 5KRun/Walk: Race in your underwear while raising awareness for colon cancer. Children and dogs welcome. 9 a.m. William Land Park, 4215 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento. $30-$40 general, $25-$35 youth. (202) 628-0123 (register online at

TBF's Double Duathlon Road Bike Race: Run 2 miles, bike 6.5 miles, run 2 miles, bike 6.5 miles, then run 2 miles. 10 a.m. Granite Beach at Folsom Lake (off Douglas Boulevard), Granite Bay. $50 before race day, $60 race day; relay teams $80 before race day, $90 race day. (916) 202-3006 (register online at

Lost Trail Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk: Registered athletes will receive a tech-T race shirt, goody bag and hot meal. Finishers will receive a custom finishers medal. 8 a.m. Granite Beach at Folsom Lake (off Douglas Blvd), Granite Bay. Half marathon: $60 before race day, $70 race day; 5K Run/Walk: $45 before race day, $50 race day. (916) 202-3006 (register online at

What's Wrong with Your Dad? Kristine Godinez, author and mental health expert, speaks about what it was like to grow up with abusive parents, where family life was defined by crisis, addiction and rage. Her theme is "just because childhood might have been rocky, it does not mean one cannot have success and fun as an adult." 2-3:30 p.m. Dimple Books, 2499 Arden Way, Sacramento. Free. (530) 570-0982. Registration required.


Hip Conditions and Treatment Options: Dr. Harry Khasigian discusses treatments and procedures available for those suffering from constant and severe pain that limits daily activities. 6:30-8 p.m. Marriott Rancho Cordova, 11211 Point East Drive., Rancho Cordova. Free (register online at (916) 851-2511.

Eliminating Negative Emotions: A licensed clinical social worker will discuss how negative emotions contribute to illness. 10-11:30 a.m. 6555 Coyle Ave., Room 140, Carmichael. Free. (916) 537-5296.

Top 10 Nutrition and Exercise Tips: Registered dietitian Jill Whisler and exercise physiologist Wendy Buchanan present nutrition and exercise tips for peak athletic performance and health. 5:30 p.m. no-host bar, 6 p.m. presentation. Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village. $5 suggested donation. (775) 881-7560.


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