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HEALTH CALENDAR

TODAY

ADDICTION HELP: support group for adult children of addiction and other dysfunctional families, 8-9 p.m., Clearbrook, Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort.

AL-ANON: noon, Triangle 24 Hour Club, Memorial Highway, Dallas; 7 p.m., Christ United Presbyterian Church, 105 Lee Park Ave., Hanover Township.

AL-ANON PARENT SUPPORT GROUP: 7:15 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (ER entrance). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ARTHRITIS LAND EXERCISE: 10:30-1 1:30 a.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.

BETTER BREATHERS CLUB: for individuals with lung disease and their families, 6:30-7:30 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 346-1784.

BI-POLAR/DEPRESSION SUPPORT: for those with bi-polar disorder or fighting chronic depression, 6:30 p.m., Community Counseling Services board room, 1 10 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Call 954-9184 for information.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Riverside Adult Day Care, 220 S. River St., Plains Township. Walk-ins welcome. Call Denise at 823-5161.

CANCER SUPPORT: for cancer patients and loved ones, 6:30-8 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Scranton. Call 348-7940.

GASTRIC BYPASS SUPPORT: 5-8 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 864-3289.

GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS & OTHERS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Cost: free to cancer patients (doctor’s note required for all patients),$5 per class or $30 per month for all others. For information, call 714-8800.

HIV/AIDS: We Care, HIV/AIDS Support Network Inc., support for people infected and affected by HIV. Call for meeting location and time, 24-hour hotline, 824-1007, or visit www.wecarewb.org.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon, basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke; 6:30 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, 21 1 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8-9 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call (866) 935-4762.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Town Hill Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Call Barbara at 256-7735 or visit www.oa.org.

PARENTS OF MURDERED CHILDREN: 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the former Nesbitt Hospital, Wyoming Avenue, Kingston. Refreshments served. Call 825-3297.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC: for Wilkes-Barre residents only, 1-4 p.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 208-4268.

TRAUMA SUPPORT: day program for female trauma victims, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nanticoke. Call Linda O’Boyle at 735-7590.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-6:15 p.m., meeting to follow, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, Hanover Township. Contact Tess at 825-6312.

WEDNESDAY

ABUSE SUPPORT: a community support group is available for victims and survivors of domestic violence in the Wilkes-Barre area. Childcare is provided. Call 1-800-424-5600. Services are free and confidential.

AL-ANON: 10:15 a.m., Holy Name/St. Mary’s, 301 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville; 7 p.m., Geisinger Hospital Medical Arts Building, 100 E. Mountain Blvd., Plains Township; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, emergency room entrance, 2nd floor meeting room, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston.

AQUATIC EXERCISE AND AEROBICS: 3:30-4:30 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15 p.m., Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 4 p.m., Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, radiation-oncology department, 575 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 552-1300 to register.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Edwardsville Apartment Complex community room, 9 Beverly Drive, Edwardsville. Call Nancy, 331-0235.

EXERCISE CLASS: 10:15-1 1:30 a.m., standing strong chair class, Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor’s note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 7:30 p.m., 333 Broad St., Hazleton. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 1-4 p.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

MEDITATION & DEEP RELAXATION CLASSES: for people of all physical levels, learn ancient breathing techniques to enhance all the vital systems in the body and experience a sense of peace and deep relaxation; 5:30-6:30 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Cost is $5 per class or $30 per month. The first class is free for everyone. Call 714-8800.

NAR-ANON: support group for families affected by the disease of drug addiction; 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. Call 262-3793.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building auditorium, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call (866) 935-4762.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: beginners’ meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Diane, 822-6239 or visit www.oa.org.

SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SUNRISE STRETCH: sponsored by Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, 7:30 a.m., Swallow Street, Pittston. Call 822-1 158.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-5:55 p.m., briefing 6-6:30 p.m., Lehman United Methodist Church, call 675-1682 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.; 6-6:45 p.m. weigh-in and 7 p.m. meeting, West Pittston Borough Building; weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., 6 p.m. meeting, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 105 Irem Road, Dallas, call 639-5464.

THURSDAY

ADDICTION HELP: Recovery Through Jesus, 1 1 a.m., Christ Community Church, 100 West Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202.

AL-ANON: 10 a.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke; 7 p.m., Brick United Methodist Church, 935 Foote Ave., Duryea; 7:30 p.m., Misericordia University, Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township (first building on right). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ALATEEN: 7:30 p.m., Misericordia University, Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Call 603-0541.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Meadows Nursing Center, 55 W. Center Hill Road, Dallas. Call 822-9915 or 675-8600, ext. 195.

GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS & OTHERS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Cost: free to cancer patients (doctor’s note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 52 E. 8th St., Wyoming. Facilitated by the Rev. Jeffrey Klansek, non-denominational and elements of spirituality are discussed. Call Klansek at 552-1391 or 552-4181.

HIV CLINIC: for Wilkes-Barre residents only, 2-4 p.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 208-4268.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 9-1 1 a.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon-1 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 8-9:30 p.m., Central United Methodist, South Franklin and Academy streets, Wilkes-Barre. Call (866) 935-4762.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Clearbrook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call Lori at 814-3051 or visit www.oa.org.

RECOVERY INC.: support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 822-6486, 288-2197 or 542-7980.

SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SUICIDE SURVIVORS: for family and friends of suicide victims, 7 p.m., Catholic Social Services, 33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 822-71 18, ext. 307.

TRADITIONAL YOGA: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Cost is $7; age 60 and older $5. Call 714-8800.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:15-5:45 p.m., meeting follows, West Wyoming Municipal Building, 464 W. Eighth St., call 333-4930; weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting follows, Shavertown United Methodist Church basement, 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Kingston Township, call Rhonda 696-5065 or Carol 477-5867.

FRIDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (front entrance, first room on right); 7:30 p.m., Triangle 24 Hour Club, Route 415, Dallas (next to bowling alley). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15 p.m., Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

ARTHRITIS EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN: 4-4:45 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.

ARTHRITIS LAND EXERCISE: 10-1 1 a.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 6:30 p.m., 12-step bible-based recovery program for hurts, habits and hang ups, Cross Creek Community Church, Carverton Road, Trucksville. Call Dave at 706-5104.

EXERCISE CLASS: 10:15-1 1:30 a.m., standing strong chair class, Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor’s note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.

FOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Church auditorium, 1201 Providence Road, Scranton. Call Tony at 344-7866.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 6:30-8 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke. Call (866) 935-4762.

SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting follows, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 813 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, call 287-8883; 6:30 p.m., Edwardsville Borough Building, Main Street, Edwardsville, call Pam at 331-2330; weigh-in 6:30-6:45 p.m., meeting follows, Harveys Lake Sewer Authority meeting room, Route 415, call Shirley, 639-0160.

SATURDAY

AL-ANON: 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Clearbrook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: faith-based 12-step recovery program, 1 1 a.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call Sue at 735-8109 or Lisa at 472-4508.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 1 1 a.m. and 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke; 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call (866) 935-4762.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Warren Street and Exeter Avenue, Exeter. Call Marilyn at 655-2532 or visit www.oa.org.

SUNDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Christ United Presbyterian Church, 105 Lee Park Ave., Hanover Township; 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, Main Street, Dallas; 7:30 p.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: 2-3 p.m., Hospice for the Sacred Heart, Center for Education, 340 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic. Call 706-2400 or 1-800-657-6405 for additional information and registration.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS/GAM-ANON: both meetings, 5:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 425 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call Help Line at 829-1341.

NAR-ANON: support group for families affected by the disease of drug addiction; 7 p.m., Clearbrook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call 262-3793.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 5 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville. Call (866) 935-4762.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT: 2 p.m., Summit Health Care Limited, 453 S. Main Road, Wright Township.

REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY SUPPORT: 1 p.m., Resource Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Lupus Foundation, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call Suzanne at 383-0578.

MONDAY

ADDICTION HELP: confidential one-on-one discussion about drug and alcohol addiction and referrals, 7:30 p.m., the Stickney building, 24 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call 762-4009 for an appointment.

ADDICTION HELP: Recovery Through Jesus, 7:30 p.m., Christ Community Church, 100 West Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202.

AL-ANON: noon, Wyoming United Methodist Church, Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming; Step meeting and discussion 6-8 p.m., Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Call (866) 231-2650.

AQUATIC EXERCISE AND AEROBICS: 3:30-4:30 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15 p.m., Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

CANCER SUPPORT: peer-to-peer groups for patients newly diagnosed six months or less, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Call 714-8800.

DOWN SYNDROME SUPPORT: for parents of children with Down Syndrome, 7 p.m. For meeting location, call 714-6320, days, or 825-9995, evenings.

FREE PREGNANCY TESTING: counseling, education, support and options on crisis pregnancy, 6-8 p.m., The Hope Center at Back Mountain Harvest Assembly. Call 696-1 128 or (866) 219-2446.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building auditorium, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

GAM-ANON: for family members and friends of compulsive gamblers, 7:30 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

LYME DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. For more information, call 287-8990.

LUPUS SUPPORT: 5:30 p.m., Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call 558-2008.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon, St. Stephen’s Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 105 Hill St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke. Call (866) 935-4762.

OSTOMY SUPPORT: Mercy Hospital, large meeting room, Scranton. Call 348-7738 for meeting time.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Clear Brook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call Dominick at 819-2320 or visit www.oa.org.

RECOVERY INC.: support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Church Street and Wyoming Avenue, Kingston. Call 822-6486, 288-2197 or 542-7980.

SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SUNRISE STRETCH: sponsored by Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, 7:30 a.m., Swallow Street, Pittston. Call 822-1 158.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting to follow, United Methodist Church Social Hall, Buffalo Street, White Haven; 6:30-8 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main St., Mountain Top. Call Barbara, 474-9349.

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