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Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, midnight

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Derby Lite – Fitness classes utilizing roller derby drills and ideology in training. Twelve-week session begins Sept. 23 and is Sundays, 9:30-11 a.m., at Pattisons North Skate Rink, 11309 N. Mayfair St. Register online at using registration code 13B-092312.

Zumba Fitness Fall Classes – Fall classes begin this week and are Wednesdays at 5 p.m. with Suzy or Thursdays at 4:30 or 5:45 p.m. with Sandy. East Central Community Center gym, 500 S. Stone St. Drop-ins are welcome. $3 per week or $5 drop-in fee. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information and call (509) 625-6200 or visit to register.

Pilgrims Market Events – Free 20-Minute MyChelle Skin Analyses: Thursday, 5-8 p.m. Registration is requested. “Enzymes: Keys to Vibrant Health and Aging”: Free lecture is Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., and covers enzymes and how all bodily functions can be enhanced and improved by supplemental enzymes. “Why Eat Organic?”: Free potluck and lecture is Saturday, 5 p.m., covers understandable and engaging information regarding all aspects of organic production. “The Healing Power of Herbs: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times”: Free lecture is Sept. 18, 6:30-8 p.m., and explores the common uses, history and folklore of therapeutic herbs and how they can help women’s health. “Balancing Hormones Naturally”: Free lecture is Sept. 20, 6:30-8 p.m., and covers how balancing your hormones can help with fatigue, depression, headaches, loss of libido, skin conditions, sleep problems and weight gain. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Call (208) 676-9730 or visit for more information and to register.


CPR – Friends and Family – Class covers adult, child and infant CPR and choking. Ideal for community members who want to know CPR but don’t need a certification card. Today, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. $10. Visit to register and for more information.

Passage Meditation Introductory Workshop – Introducing Sri Easwaran’s form of meditation. Classes consist of video instruction and discussion followed by a half-hour of meditation. Free, donations suggested. Five-week session is held Tuesdays through Sept. 25, 6-7:30 p.m., at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Call (509) 328-3829 for more information.

Myths to Magic: Managing Acute Pain in Children – Participants learn to recommend appropriate age-specific pediatric pain-assessment tools for use in clinical practice and integrate research-based pain management interventions into the care of the pediatric surgical patient. Today and Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Providence Sacred Heart Auditorium, 20 W. Ninth Ave. Cost is $60 each day or $100 for both days. Visit for more information and to register.


Quit For Good: A Tobacco Cessation Program – Four-week program to help make quitting easier. Free; participants who attend four sessions receive a $25 gift card and a free quit kit. Wednesdays, through Sept. 26, 6-7 p.m., at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 4, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Visit to register and for more information.

Crohn’s and Colitis Nutrition Program – Free educational program for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patients, loved ones, caregivers, health care providers and the general public. Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., at Gonzaga University’s Globe Room in Cataldo Hall, 502 E. Boone Ave. RSVP is requested by visiting Call (425) 451-8455 or email for more information.

Get Your Groove On Senior Classes – Balance is Core: Strength exercises for upper body, core, and lower body; balance exercises; and relaxing stretch exercises. Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 17-Nov. 7, 10:30-11:15 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. $26. Gentle Exercise: Gentle aerobic segment, and strength, stretching and range of motion training from a standing or chair position. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 18-Dec. 11, 3:15-4:15 p.m., at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $42. Pilates: Tone and strengthen your muscles, improve your posture, reduce lower-back pain, and increase your flexibility and balance. Mondays and Fridays, Sept. 17-Dec. 10, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. $42. Aerobic Dance and Exercise: Class to help boost your metabolism, tone and strengthen your muscles, and improve your flexibility and balance. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Sept. 17-Dec. 7, 8-9 a.m., or 9:15-10:15 a.m. at Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Room 234, $58 for either session; Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 17-Dec. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, $42; Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Sept. 17-Dec. 14, 9:10-10:15 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Church, $73; Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 18-Dec. 6, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, 218 E. Crawford Ave., Deer Park, $42; and Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 18-Dec. 6, 8:30-9:30 a.m., or 12:45-1:30 p.m., at Cascade Mobile Home Park, 2311 W. 16th Ave., $42 for either session. Yoga: Increase your body awareness, muscle strength, flexibility and balance; reduce stress; regain range of motion; and manage pain in the muscles, bones and joints through proper breathing. Mondays, Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 5:45-6:45 p.m., at Southside Senior Center, $23; Tuesdays, Sept. 18-Nov. 13, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, $26; or Wednesdays, Sept. 19-Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m.-noon, at CenterPlace, $26. Tai Chi: Class integrates body, mind, heart and spirit. Discover the multiple health benefits of this Oriental exercise. Mondays, Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 7-8 p.m., at Southside Senior Center, $23, or Tuesdays, Sept. 18-Dec. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, $26. Call (509) 279-6027, visit, or email to register and for more information.

PREvent Dietitian Consults – For women who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and want to make lifestyle changes to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Half-hour meetings with registered dietitians will be held 8 a.m.-noon on Wednesday and Sept. 19, at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Event is funded through Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Free. Visit to register and for more information.

Hypnosis – Four-week weight release clinic. Thursdays, Sept. 13-Oct. 4, 6:30-8 p.m., at 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Cost is $98. RSVP to Jacklyn Delgado at (509) 688-7701.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Film Fundraiser – Event features guest speaker Anne Steinemann, refreshments, information and entertainment. Participants are asked to avoid scented laundry detergent, dryer sheets, cologne and perfume to attend the event as scent-free as possible. Suggested donation is $25 (tax deductible). Proceeds will go to the making of “Remember Me, Life of an MCS Sufferer.” Sept. 19, 6-10 p.m., at Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. Call (509) 290-8924 for more information.

Healthy Cooking Class – September’s class is “Back to School” and covers easy to pack lunch ideas for kids and adults. Sept. 20, 6:30-8 p.m., at Providence Holy Family Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. Visit to register and for more information.

Babysitting Basics - Course for youths age 10-15 to prepare them to be successful babysitters. Topics include: how to care for infants, toddlers and older children; CPR and first aid for infants and children; discipline issues; safety and business basics. Sept. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $40. Visit to register and for more information.

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