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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.


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 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. and

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.


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.


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


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.

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