Health calendar events

05/09/2013 12:00 AM

05/08/2013 2:14 PM


Through June 17

Grief and Loss, Healing through Yoga: Participants will explore their grief through the use of basic yoga postures, discussion and education. 6-8 p.m. Mondays. Yolo Hospice Offices, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis. Free. (530) 601-5756. Registration required.


Avoiding Chronic Disease and Disability: Lecture by Dr. Don Forrester, sponsored by California Citizens for Health Freedom. 7-9 p.m. SMUD Auditorium, 6201 S St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 635-6724.


Leg screenings with a doctor from Radiological Associates of Sacramento. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Single Source Medical, LLC, 1911 Douglas Blvd. No. 82, Roseville. Free. (916) 749-4774.


Walk With a Doc, join Assemblyman Dr. Richard Pan for a 1.6-mile walk. 8 a.m. McKinley Park, McKinley and 33rd streets, Sacramento. Free. (916) 719-5087.

Walk for the Health of It, noncompetitive, family-friendly event sponsored by Lodi Memorial Hospital. 7:30 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. 1-mile fun run; 8:45 a.m. Jazzercise of Lodi warm-up; 9 a.m. 5K run, 5K walk, 5K Poker Walk; 1-mile walk and roll. Lodi Memorial Hospital, 975 S. Fairmonth Ave., Lodi. $15 individual; $30 families. (209) 339-7582. Registration required.

Yoga in the Vineyard, a workshop with certified yoga instructor and dietician, Allison Boyd. Food and wine pairings also served. 1-4 p.m. Watts Winery, 17036 N. Locust Tree Road, Lodi. $40. (209) 351-4735.

Run for Your Lives, a zombie- infested 5K obstacle run. There will be an Apocalypse Party with a DJ, live bands and beer following the race. Wave times beginning at 8 a.m. 24736 E. Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks. $97. Registration required at

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, to raise breast health awareness. 6:30-8 a.m. registration; 8:15 a.m. 5K run; 8:30 a.m. 5K walk/run; 8:50 a.m. 1-mile fun run. California Exposition and State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. $15-$45. (916) 231-3148. Registration required.


Mother's Day Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon, women-only event with female, co-ed family and mother-daughter relay category options. The triathlon is a 400-yard lake swim, 6.5-mile bike ride and 2-mile trail run. The duathlon is a 2-mile trail run, 6.5-mile bike ride, 2-mile trail run. TBF Racing at Granite Beach, Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. $80-$140. (916) 202-3006. Registration required.


Breast Cancer Open Door Educational Meeting, a presentation on the latest information on treating and reducing risk of getting lymphedema will be given by Amy Flinn, PT. 7 p.m. University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd., Davis. Free. (530) 304-2746.


Introduction to Healthy Vegan Cooking: Sauces and Spreads, a demonstration-style class with a focus on healthy vegan versions of French classics. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sacramento Natural Foods CO-op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. $35-$45. (916) 455-2667.


Health and Informational Fair for the senior and adult community, presented by St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Campus. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Life Center, 4036 14th Ave., Sacramento. Free. (916) 427-6198.

How to Make the Most of Your 15 Minutes With the Doctor: Learn strategies for navigating the health care system with Shelia Enders. 1-2:30 p.m. Sacramento Public Library, Franklin Library, 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove. Free. (916) 264-2770.


Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery: Guest speaker is Dr. Elizabeth David. 10:30 a.m.-noon. UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, 4501 X St. No. 1103, Sacramento. Free. (916) 734-5198.

Get Your Legs Ready for the Summer, UC Davis Health System vascular specialists provide the latest cosmetic and therapeutic treatments for varicose and spider veins. 6-7:30 p.m. Blanche Sprentz Elementary School Auditorium, 249 Flower Drive, Folsom. (916) 734-2024. Registration required.

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