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CHILD HEALTH

All About Babies. 9:30-10 a.m. classes in English and 11-11:30 a.m. classes in Spanish first Monday of the month. Hall County Health Department, 1290 Athens St., Gainesville. LaJean Hawkins, 770-531-5808.

How to feed your baby classes. Nutritionist available to answer questions; Spanish translation available. 9-10 a.m. first and third Tuesday of the month. Hall County Health Department, 1290 Athens St., Gainesville. Charlene Thompson, 770-531-5631.

CHILD SAFETY

Car safety class. 7-9 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 743 Spring St., Gainesville. 770-535-3357.

Child safety seat check. 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays. Gainesville Justice Center, 701 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville.

HEALING AND MEDITATION

Healing Waters Program by Gold Rush and Foothills Chapters of Trout Unlimited. Open to all veterans, active military personnel and all interested. 9:30 a.m. first and third Wednesday of the month. Oakwood VA Clinic, 4175 Tanners Creek Drive, Flowery Branch. info@georgiafoothills.org and projecthealingwaters.org.

Meditation and healing. 7 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. Unity of Gainesville Church, 3361 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-534-0949.

Healing Strong meetings, Gainesville. 6 p.m. First Tuesdays of the month. Natural Juice Cafe, 2480 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville. Free. 404-918-9551. holcomb4@bellsouth.net.

HEALTH SCREENINGS

Blood pressure screenings. 10 a.m. fourth Tuesday of the month. Hall County Senior Center, Gainesville, 770-538-2603.

Stroke screenings. 9 a.m. fourth Thursday of the month. River Community Church, 5043 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 800-697-9721.

WEIGHT LOSS

Take off pounds sensibly. 10 a.m. Thursdays. St. Michael Catholic Church, 1440 Pearce Circle NE, Gainesville. 770-536-6268 and 770-536-0501.

Weight Watchers. 5:45 p.m. Mondays; 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Fridays; 8 and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, 975 Dawsonville Highway, Suite 14, Gainesville. 800-651-6000 or www.weightwatchers.com.

EXERCISE

Indoor walking. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Monday of the month. Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 J.M. Turk Road, Flowery Branch. 770-965-7140.

Indoor walking. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Monday of the month. East Hall Community Center, 3911 P. Davidson Road, Gainesville. 678-450-1540.

Lakeshore Walkers Program. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays through Saturdays, Lakeshore Mall, 150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville.

Low-impact Zumba. 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Flowery Branch United Methodist Church, 5212 Spring St., Flowery Branch. $3 per class. 770-337-1572.

Northeast Georgia Mountain Hiking Club. 7 p.m. first Thursday of the month. Clarkesville Library, 178 E. Green St., Clarkesville. 706-886-8008.

Joints in Motion class, Braselton. 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, 1400 River Place, Braselton. Free. www.nghs.com/braselton-events.

 
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