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Weight Loss Products as Featured on “Dr. Oz” – Top weight loss products featured on the “Dr. Oz” show, as well as other products that are demanding your dollars. Please RSVP. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. For information, call (208) 676-9730.

Hearing Loss Association, Open Meeting – Guest speaker will be Patty Mundy, TSA customer support manager, who will help people who have hearing loss to more easily go through the TSA airport process and enjoy their traveling. A sound system, real-time captioning and a room loop will make easy communication possible for all at the meeting. All are welcome. Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., HLA of Spokane, 1206 N. Howard St. For information, email

Pre-Diabetes Class - A two-part class series. All participants will receive a free testing meter. Insurance does not cover the cost of this course, participants must pay in full. Monday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Feb. 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. $30, with free tuition for support partner. To register and for information visit

Herbs for the Childbearing Years – This workshop will cover the safe use of herbs during pregnancy and after birth to support healthy moms and babies. Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods Co., 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. $15. Registration required at the store or online at www.sunpeople For more information email

Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s – Presented by Gonzaga Law School professor Larry Weiser. Open to the public. Feb. 12, 1-2 p.m. Touchmark on South Hill, 2929 S. Waterford Drive. Free. Certificates of attendance available for all professionals for $5. For information call (509) 536-2929.

Suicide Prevention Training – Suicide Prevention Action Network North will host this daylong training on suicide prevention for mental health providers. M. David Rudd, the scientific director for the National Center for Veterans Studies and dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Utah, will teach how to accurately assess and effectively treat people with suicidal behaviors. Register by Friday. Feb. 15, Coeur d’Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway Ave, Coeur d’Alene. For registration and information, contact Catherine Perusse at (208) 290-6161 or


Maximize Your Fat Loss – Get answers about weight loss from experts at Pilgrim’s Market. Learn about psychological components and what may be holding you back. Also learn what foods to eat and what foods to avoid. Today, 6:30 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. For information call (208) 667-1865, email or visit Free.

Friends and Family CPR – Class covers adult, child and infant CPR and choking. The class is good for those who do not need a certification card. Today, 6-8 p.m. St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. $10. To register and for more information visit


Red Cross Reconnection Workshops – Program meant to give support for military families of service members who have been deployed repeatedly. Feb. 28, 6-7:30 p.m., Exploring Stress and Trauma; March 28, 6-7:30 p.m., Identifying Depression. American Red Cross, 315 W. Nora Ave. To register and for more information, call Breezy Tottenhoff at (509) 326-3330, ext. 202 or email

PREvent Class 1: Taking Action to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes – Class is the first in a six-part series to work with women who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Course is supported by a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Wednesday, noon-1:30 p.m. 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Free. To register and for information visit

Quit for Good: A Tobacco Cessation Program – Quit smoking for good in this four-week program. For attending four sessions, participants will receive a $25 gift card and a free quit kit. A new series begins the first Wednesday of every month. For age 18 and older. Wednesday, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 27, 6-7 p.m. Holy Family Health Education Center, Room Four, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. To register and for more information visit

Inland Northwest Coalition on Eating Disorders Teen Summit – Open to area teenagers to learn about body image, eating disorders, pressure from society about their physical appearance and other stereotypes, along with health and wellness. Lunch will be provided. Saturday, 10 a.m. Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. For information call (509) 768-6042, email aevedreyer@ or visit www.incedspokane. org/teen-summit. Free.

Dog/People Blood Drive Inaugural Event – You and your dog can donate blood to help save lives. Human donations are for the Inland Northwest Blood Center, and canine blood is stored at the Pet Emergency Clinic Blood Bank for use locally. Dog must be healthy, 60 pounds or larger, and 1-6 years old. Call the clinic at (509) 535-3551 to sign up. Saturday, 1-5 p.m., at Lincoln Heights Veterinary Clinic, 2829 E. 27th Ave.

Community CPR Training – Providence Health Care and American Medical Response experts will conduct 30-minute sessions that will include a short video, demonstration and practice using the hands-on-only CPR technique. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall, 429 E. Boone Ave. To register and for information visit Free.

“Get Your Groove On” Classes for Seniors – Balance is Core: Strength exercises for upper body, core and lower body. Balance exercises are included, followed by relaxing stretch exercises. Mondays and Wednesdays, through March 25, 8:10-8:55 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. Cost is $29. Aerobic Dance and Exercise: Tuesdays and Thursdays, through March 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Room 205, Spokane Valley. Cost is $36. Chair Yoga: Fridays, through March 15, 10-11:30 a.m., at Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Cost is $26. Yoga: Wednesdays, through March 27, 6:30-7:45 p.m. at CenterPlace, or 10-11:30 a.m. at Corbin Senior Activity Center. Cost is $32 for evening class or $36 for morning class. Yoga Intermediate: Tuesdays, through March 12, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, 218 W. Crawford Road, Deer Park, Wash. Cost is $26. Tai Chi Intermediate: Thursdays, through March 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $26. Zumba: Wednesdays, through March 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Corbin Senior Activity Center. Cost is $26. Call (509) 279-6027 or email for information.

Tai Chi for Health - Classes meet Monday through Wednesday through March 25. For a full schedule and details, call Bob or Cindy Petet at (509) 468-0683 or email Cost $75 per person or $65 for Valley Senior Center members.

Zumba Gold with Sandy – Seniors, active older adults, boomers and beginners can have fun and get in shape in this class. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Cost is $10/month. To register and for information call (509) 270-0053.

Zumba Class with Sandy – Boomers, beginners and others can work out at the Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 Northwest Blvd. Classes are Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 and 5:45-6:45 p.m. Cost is $30/6 weeks. To register and for information call (509) 270-0053.

Contributions should be mailed to the Health Bulletin Board, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or emailed to Deadline for Tuesday publication is noon Thursday.