Wednesday, April 18

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP: 10 to 11 p.m. April 18, Winter Haven Hospital, Wellness Center Conference Room, 200 Ave. F NE, Winter Haven, free, www.baycare.org.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Beymer Methodist Church, 700 N. Howard Drive, Winter Haven, free, registration required, 863-291-5560.

MENTAL HEALTH PEER RECOVERY PROGRAM: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Winter Haven Hospital Center for Behavioral Health, 1201 First St. S., Winter Haven, free, www.baycare.org.

TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT PREOPERATIVE EDUCATION CLASS: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, Classroom B201, 1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, free, registration encouraged but not required, Clarissa Watkins at 863-687-1100 ext. 2975.

MEN'S EDUCATIONAL PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 5 to 6 p.m. third Wednesdays, Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, free.

 

Thursday, April 19

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, Highland Park Church, Room 101, 4777 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, free, registration required, 863-291-5560.

TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT: 12:30 to 2 p.m. April 19, Winter Haven Hospital, Wellness Center Conference Room, 200 Ave. F NE, Winter Haven, free registration required, 863-297-1808, www.baycare.org.

MEMORY ENHANCEMENT GROUP SESSION: 2 to 3 p.m. Thursdays, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Community Building, 1820 CR 540A, Lakeland, $15, preregistration required, 863-838-2433.

PHYSICIAN LECTURE: 2:30 p.m. April 19, Poinciana Public Library, 101 N. Doverplum Ave., Kissimmee, free and open to the public, reservations required, 888-253-8117, for more information contact 407-530-2013 or pmct.marketing@hcahealthcare.com. Dr. Nam Dinh, orthopedic surgeon at Poinciana Medical Center will discuss knee pain, symptoms, treatment options and lifestyle modifications, followed by a Q&A session.

COMMUNITY LECTURE: 6 p.m. April 19, Watson Clinic Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, 2190 E. County Road, 540A, Lakeland, free, reservations required, 863-607-3739, www.WatsonClinic.com/Events. Physical Therapy and the Knee.

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, St. David's Episcopal Church, 145 E. Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, free, John at 863-513-2264.

 

Friday, April 20

LEARNING DIABETES THE FUN WAY: 1 to 3 p.m. April 20, Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Ave. A NW, Winter Haven, free, registration required, www.eventbrite.com/e/lifestyle-for-a-healthier-you-tickets-41283469970. Learn from a registered dietitian the best snacks and restaurant choices.

 

Saturday, April 21

BLOODMOBILE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21, Walmart, 2000 SR 60 E., Lake Wales; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23, Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Ave. A NW, Winter Haven. Call 863-297-1840 to confirm locations and times.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 5 p.m. Saturdays, Highland Park Church, 4777 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, free, 863-647-3518, celebraterecovery@hpnaz.org.

 

Sunday, April 22

LOWES BLOOD DRIVE: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 22, 3600 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland; 37051 U.S. 27, Haines City; 3525 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland; 2801 J.L. Redman Parkway, 888-936-6283, oneblood.org/lowes. All donors will receive a $10 Lowe's gift card.

 

Monday, April 23

MENTAL HEALTH PEER RECOVERY PROGRAM: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Lions Park clubhouse, 820 Ave. L SW, Winter Haven, free, www.baycare.org.

MEMORY ENHANCEMENT GROUP SESSION: 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Senior Helpers Office, 2515 Troy Ave., Lakeland, $15, preregistration required, 863-838-2433.

CHAIR YOGA: 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Lakeland Regional Health, Hollis Cancer Center, 3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, free, reservations requested, Karen Rose at 863-904, 1912, karen.rose@myLRH.org.

WOMAN-TO-WOMAN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 6 to 7 p.m. April 23, Winter Haven Hospital, Wellness Center Conference Room, 200 Ave. F NE, Winter Haven, free, www.baycare.org.

 

Tuesday, April 24

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, VITAS Offices, 38251 U.S. 27 S., Suite B, Davenport, free, 863-583-7100.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: 10 to 11 a.m. April 24, Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center, Campisi Family Auditorium, 3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, free, registration required, 863-284-1604.

MEMORY ENHANCEMENT GROUP SESSION: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sunshine Bank, 101 W. Main St., Bartow, $15 per session fee includes care partner, preregistration required, 863-838-2433.

TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT: 1 to 2 p.m. April 24, Bartow Regional Medical Center, Classroom 1, 2200 Osprey Blvd., Bartow, free registration required, 863-519-1665, www.baycare.org.

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, South Florida Baptist Hospital, Community Resource Center, 301 N. Alexander St., Plant City, free, 813-757-1200.

CHOLESTEROL SCREENINGS: 2 to 3 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, South Florida Baptist Hospital, Community Resource Center, 301 N. Alexander St., Plant City, $30, 813-757-1200.

COMMUNITY LECTURE: 6 to 8 p.m. April 24, Watson Clinic Bella Vista Building, third floor, 1755 N. Florida Ave., Lakeland, free, reservations required, 863-668-3482, www.WatsonClinic.com/Events. "diVa Nights Event" where attendees can explore the benefits of a breakthrough laser treatment that restores vaginal health. Features question and answer sessions with members of Watson Clinic's OB-GYN department, one-on-one consultations with a diVa representative, door prizes, refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.

BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 24, Winter Haven Hospital, Wellness Center Conference Room, 200 Ave. F NE, Winter Haven, free, www.baycare.org.

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