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UnitedHealthcare’s Small Steps Program - Individuals who meet with a provider, health coach or nutritionist at a partnering Federally Qualified Health Center clinic will receive a voucher for a local farmers market where they can pick up a bag of produce with recipes and food preparation information. UnitedHealthcare Small Steps will be onsite to provide additional information on nutrition, diet and exercise. Participating clinics in Spokane County include: Community Health Association of Spokane, Providence Health Care, NATIVE Project, Rockwood Clinics and Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesdays and the last Saturday of the month in July, August and September. Spokane Farmers Market, 20 W. Fifth Ave. Free. (206) 926-0227.

Traveling with Oxygen - Inland Northwest Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Support Group invites the public to a presentation by Victoria Tody, with Accredo Therapeutics, who will speak about traveling with oxygen. Make reservations at (208) 310-6266. Friday, noon-1:30 p.m., WSU Riverpoint Campus, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Complimentary lunch.

Class and a Glass: A Yoga & Wine Event at Arbor Crest - Two professional yoga instructors will lead practitioners of all levels in a one-hour session under the Vineyard Tent on the grounds of Arbor Crest Wine Cellars’ Cliff House Estate. Paired with live music, the evening wraps up with wine, fellowship and views from the estate gardens. Aug. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $35/person. (509) 927-8571.

Today

Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebration and Resource Fair - Twenty-five years ago, through the Americans with Disabilities Act, the nation committed itself to eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities. Join Spokane area agencies in celebrating this legislation and find information to help people with disabilities. Today, 2 p.m., Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-4246.

Upcoming

Pilgrim’s Events - Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., Juicing for Health and Healing, $10/person; Aug. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., Healthy Summer Cooking Shortcuts, $10/person; Aug. 13, 6:30-8 p.m., Holy Hormones!, free; Aug. 27, 6:30-8 p.m., Elimination Diet Support: A Guided Journey to Ultimate Health, free; Sept. 3, 6:30 p.m., Urban Farming Movie: “Growing Cities,” free. Call for reservations. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9730.

2015 Spokane & Northern Idaho Walk for Apraxia - Onsite registration starts at 9 a.m. and walk starts at 10 a.m. Every dollar raised helps support the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association. Saturday, 9 a.m., Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. $20/adult; $10/child. (509) 981-8598.

Medicare 101 - This class will help you understand your options in the Medicare program so that you will be able to make informed choices about enrollment and coverage. You will learn about SHIBA, a great resource that can help you put together the pieces of the senior health insurance puzzle. You do not need to be enrolled in Medicare to attend this class. Aug. 25, 1 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.

Walk to Defeat ALS - Check in at 9 a.m. and walk starts at 10 a.m. The Spokane Walk to Defeat ALS, now in its 11th year, benefits the ALS Association Evergreen Chapter. It is a 3-mile walk on the Centennial Trail, next to the Spokane River. ADA accessible. Dogs, on a leash, are welcome. The group’s vision is to create a world without ALS while providing compassionate care for people living with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Aug. 29, Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. No registration fee; fundraising by donations. (509) 863-4321 or (866) 786-7257.

Glow in the Park - A 5K party run in downtown Spokane. Pre-run dance party begins at 6:15 p.m.; run begins at 7:50 p.m. Stick around for the after party. For more information, contact Negative Split at (208) 806-1311. Sept. 12, 6:15-10 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $34 before Saturday; $44 before Sept. 1; $54 after Sept. 1.

End AIDS Walk Spokane - Presented by Seattle, Spokane and South Sound regions’ HIV/AIDS organizations to build momentum and awareness statewide. Register at www.endaidswalk.org. Sept. 26, 11 a.m., Riverfront Park, Northbank Shelter, 507 N. Howard St. $20, includes T-shirt. (509) 455-8993.

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

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