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Orchard Center Family Health and Safety Fair – Molina Healthcare and Orchard Center Elementary School are offering free health screenings and workshops. Screenings include: dental, glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, bone density, and mammograms (by appointment only). Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Orchard Center Elementary, 7519 E. Buckeye Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (877) 474-2400 to schedule a mammogram, or call (562) 506-9208 or email laura.hart@ for more information.

Pre-Diabetes Class Two-part class series for those at risk or diagnosed with pre-diabetes, and their friends and family. All participants receive a free testing meter. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., and June 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Cost is $30, includes a support partner. Visit to register and for more information.

CPR - Friends and Family – Pediatric – Class covers adult, child, and infant CPR and choking. Cost is $10 per person. June 12, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Visit to register and for more information.

Free Health Fair – Annual health fair sponsored by the Rathdrum Lions Club will feature health specialists on site and the N.W. Lions Foundation Sight and Hearing Van available for free screenings. Participants may also bring their old glasses and hearing aids to donate to the recycling center. June 15, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., at Lakeland High School, 7006 W. Highway 53, Rathdrum, Idaho. Call (509) 251-4685 or email for more information.

Camp Fun in the Sun – A camp for ages 8-18 who have diabetes. July 22-28, at Camp Twinlow, 22775 N. Twinlow Road, Rathdrum. Space is limited. Visit to register and for more information.


Senior Fitness Classes – Oriental Healing Arts: Discover how the easy exercises of qi gong, the smooth movements of tai chi chuan and self massage with acupressure points give you many benefits with minimum effort. Wednesday, 8:45-10:50 a.m., at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $13. Call (509) 279-6027, email kmurray@, or visit www.ccs/ Spokane/edu/continuinged.

Babysitting Basics – For ages 10-15 to prepare them with the skills they need to be a successful babysitter. Topics covered include: how to care for infants, toddlers and older children; CPR and first aid; discipline issues; safety and business basics. Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $40. Visit to register.

HealthFest Volunteers Needed – First-ever event on Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Basic medical, dental and mental health services will be provided free of charge, and referrals for follow-up care will be coordinated if needed. Health education classes throughout the day. To register as a volunteer, visit Health_Fest_Volunteers.php. To register as a medical volunteer (medical professionals from all specialties are needed), contact Judith Scarborough, Medical Reserve Corps, at (208) 415-5185 or

“What About Us?” – A discussion about improving health care in the United States, facilitated by Dr. Daniel Schaffer. Sunday, 12:30 p.m., at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Email or visit for more information.

American Cancer Society Camp Goodtimes – East – Recruiting volunteers for the weeklong summer camp, Aug. 3-11, at Ross Point Camp, 820 S. Ross Point Road, Post Falls, and offered free to children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Volunteer counselors must be 18 years of age and pass a background check. Contact Kari Allen at (509) 242-8302 or or visit campgoodtimeseast for details.


Breathing, Relaxation and Meditation – Six-week series for individuals, caretakers and family members living with ALS, cancer, or other chronic conditions, Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.-noon, at Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St. Call (509) 838-3575, email radhayoga@, or visit

Center of Calm YogaGentle/Back Care Yoga: Tuesdays, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Tai Chi : Tuesdays, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Cost is by donation. A cu-Yoga: Wednesdays, 7-8:15 a.m. Yoga Level 1: Mondays at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $9 at the monthly rate or $10 per class. Held at 307 W. Francis Ave. Call (509) 998-1062 or visit for information and to register.

Free Public Reiki Clinics – Held the fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at the Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Call (208) 660-9117 or (208) 659-2566 for an appointment.

Free Yoga Class for Veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq – Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-noon, at Jezreel Fitness, 321 W. Hastings Road. No experience required and disabilities welcome. Participants should bring veteran ID and a yoga mat. Contact Mary Beth at (509) 999-6520 or email to register and for information.

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