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Kidding Around Yoga: A yoga class designed for kids tucks traditional yoga poses and asanas into games, music, stories and more. Remember to bring a mat or towel. $5. 10 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2667.

Father's Day in the Ring: Area youth ages 18 and younger can join their fathers to explore the sport of boxing at this event with horse rides, pony rides, a barbecue and bouts between nearly 100 youth boxers from across Florida. $10, $5 four and younger, $3 nonboxers. 6 p.m., Clearwater Boxing Gym, 1710 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. (813) 270-4105.


Sunday Bicycle Rides: Take a 25-mile ride along flat trails through areas of southern Pasco and northern Hillsborough counties. Helmets are required and riders must maintain a speed of 12 to 14 mph. Free. 7:30 a.m., Publix in the Shoppes at New Tampa, 1920 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (859) 948-4684.

I Love Father's Day Race: Celebrate fathers in this family friendly 5K race geared for all levels of runners. Includes running shoe demonstration, raffle and post race breakfast. $5 kids run, $20 advance, $25 day of race. 8 a.m., John Chestnut Park, 2200 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor.

Father's Day 5K: Honor all fathers on this chip-timed 5K race or walk, includes T-shirts, drinks and snacks. Strollers welcome. $35 advance, $40 race day. 9 a.m., Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave., Tampa. (813) 274-8184.

Mini Massages for Dad: On a first-come, first-served basis, Fathers can get a mini massage from a licensed massage therapist. Free. 10 a.m., Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 443-6703.

Yoga + Dalí: The vinyasa/ashtanga-based classes are held in the held in the Community Room or Avant-Garden with relaxing views of the waterfront. Bring a mat and a towel. $15, $10 members. 12 p.m., Dalí Museum, 1 Dali Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767.


A Matter of Balance: Learn techniques to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase strength, balance and activity. Must be over the age of 65 with balance problems to register for this eight week program. Free. 10 a.m., Community Health Education Center, 740 S. Village Circle, Tampa. Toll-free 1-800-822-3627.

Ageless Grace: A chair-based exercise group that addresses balance, cognitive function, joint mobility, spinal flexibility, systemic stimulation, right-left brain coordination and confidence. $3-$4. 10:30 a.m., Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 298-3299.

Laughter Yoga: Laughter Yoga combines laughter exercises with yoga breathing to destress and energize your life. $7, $5 residents. 11 a.m., Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. (727) 733-7296.

CPAP/BI PAP Clinic: Meets every Monday. 1 p.m., Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. (727) 953-6877.

Tai Chi for Movement and Balance: The fall-prevention program for seniors was developed at the Oregon Research Institute. Two skill levels are offered. Intermediate class. Free. 1 p.m., Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 784-3332.


Step-N-Swing Dance Aerobics: Participants in this innovative low-impact aerobic dance class, will use the patented physical exercise implement known as the Body Bat Aerobic Exerciser. $5. 10:30 a.m., Treasure Island City Hall auditorium, 120 108th Ave., Treasure Island. (727) 547-4575 ext. 237.

Coping With a Cancer Diagnosis: The group meets the first and third Tuesday of every month and provides information for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Meets in Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, fourth floor. Free. 3 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor. (727) 953-6877.

Morton Plant Mease Health Seminars: Three seminars are scheduled for the month of June focusing on menopause, sleep and osteoporosis. First on the agenda is the Natural Way: Alternatives to Hormone Therapy is hosted by OB/GYN and menopause expert Stephanie Van Zandt. Free. 5:30 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital (Powell Cancer Center), 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater.

Zumba: A exhilarating, calorie burning, motivating Latin music and dance class. $6. 5:30 p.m., St. Pete Beach Community Center and Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-9245.

Lap Band Surgery Seminar: Medical Center of Trinity will be holding a monthly seminar called "Is Lap Band Surgery an Option for Me?" at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. The seminar explores weight-loss surgery options. The seminar will be conducted by Dr. Keith Chisholm, who is board certified in general surgery. Seating is limited and reservations are advised. Free. 6:30 p.m., Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. (727) 834-5630.


Puzzle Party For Seniors: Clearwater's Senior Citizens Services, with the assistance of Cheri McKee, publisher of the Puzzle Pages, is hosting a puzzle party to sharpen the memory and cognition skills of seniors in a fun and stimulating group session. Games offered include Alligator Sudoku, Word Seek, Cryptoquote, Binaro, Trivia, Code Cracker, Word Search and Super Crosswords. Call to RSVP. Free. 10:30 a.m., Senior Citizens Services of Clearwater, 1204 Rogers St., Clearwater. (727) 447-5355.

What You Need to Know About Migraines: Neurologist Dr. Valdez, a member of the hospital staff will lead the presentation, followed by lunch. Free. Noon, Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 2901 W. Swann Ave., Tampa. (813) 342-1313.

Parkinson's Disease Seminar: Join neurologist Michael Andriola to learn more about early symptoms, motor and nonmotor, of Parkinson's, and how to manage it. Free. 12 p.m., Aging Well Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. (727) 953-6877.

Tai Chi for Movement and Balance: The fall-prevention program for seniors was developed at the Oregon Research Institute. Two skill levels are offered. Intermediate class. Free. 1 p.m., Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 784-3332.


Safe Sitter: This full-day class provides basic information such as how to handle minor to life-threatening situations, rescue a choking child, communicate with EMS and other babysitting tips. Students must be at least 11 years old. $55. 9 a.m., St. Joseph's Hospital North, 4211 Van Dyke Rd., Lutz. (813) 443-3078.


Hearing Aid Battery Giveaway: Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida is giving away free hearing-aid batteries in sizes 10, 13, 312, and 675 as long as supplies last. 10 a.m., Sertoma Foundation , 4443 Rowan Road, New Port Richey. (727) 834-5479.

Lupus Florida Walk Tampa: The Lupus Foundation of Florida hosts its sixth annual benefit walk in Ballast Point Park. Walkers raise money for research and finding cures for lupus. Includes children face painting, free snow cones and a bounce house. Donations are made through sponsorship. 6 p.m., Ballast Point Park, 5300 Interbay Blvd., Tampa. (727) 447-7075.

Sunsets at Pier 60 5K Race Series: This race series features a 5K race and one-mile kids' fun run, with a out-and-back course north from Pier 60 along Clearwater Beach and returns to finish under the pier. Kids fun run starts at 6:45 pm. $15 no shirt, $20 with shirt, $50 series. 7 p.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. (727) 462-6466.

Port to Park Summer Series: The family friendly 5K and 1-mile fun run, starts and finishes at scenic Port Richey Waterfront Park. Includes 50-meter diaper dash for kids under 5, music, food, dance contests and more. $5 diaper/kids run, $10, $45 all races. 7 p.m., Port Richey Waterfront Park, 8119 Old Post Road, Port Richey.

June 22

Hidden Creek Mud Run: This challenging course for young and old alike features a 5K run along with 30 obstacles, four slides, three tree climbs, two courses and an after party. Includes T-shirt, beer and custom finisher medal. $35-$45 individual, $25-$35 four or more. 8:30 a.m., Hidden Creek Golf Club, 35353 Eiland Blvd, Zephyrhills. (813) 714-2528.

Healthy Choices With Diabetes: This class focuses on the AADE 7 Key Behaviors for people with diabetes and covers all of the nationally recognized standard components of diabetes education. Registration required. Free. 9 a.m., Albertsons Market, 2170 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. (727) 581-0440.

Cancer Treatment: Nuruddin Jooma, Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute, and Elyce Turba, Moffitt Cancer Center, will discuss choosing standard care or clinical trials. Includes brunch and basic health screenings. Free. 10 a.m., YMCA (Ridgecrest ), 1801 119th St. N, Largo. (813) 963-6461, ext. 1798.

Getting To Happy How To Live A Happier Life Every Day: Inspirational speaker Nyela Oluchi Hope presents this interactive workshop about increasing and maintaining personal happiness. Free. 3 p.m., Riverview Branch Library, 10509 Riverview Drive, Riverview. (813) 273-3652.

Raw Foods: Raw food recipes that preserve nutrients. Brad Myers, the "Vagabond Chef," makes raw "ice cream.'' Free. 4 p.m., Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 443-6703.

June 23

Sunday Bicycle Rides: Take a 25-mile ride to explore Oldsmar's sparkling waterfront parks. Helmets are required and riders must maintain a speed of 12 to 16 mph. Call (727) 415-8993. Free. 7:30 a.m. Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor.

Teen Talk: Approach adolescence with confidence. Part 1 is geared toward parents and children, ages 10 to 14, and focuses on the physical and emotional changes of puberty during part one. Part two is appropriate for older adolescents and involves a discussion about conception, sexually transmitted disease and the importance of abstinence. $25. 1 p.m., St. Joseph's Hospital — North, 4211 Van Dyke Rd., Lutz. (813) 443-3078.

Doga: Yoga with Your Dog: Use stretch, massage and meditation in this one-hour bonding exercise tailor-made for humans and their canines. $15. 2 p.m., SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. (727) 388-0452.

June 24

Moving with Parkinson's: Join physical trainer Jeanmarie Scordino, M. Ed., FAFS, to learn more about exercises that can help patients with Parkinson's disease move through daily activities. Free. 2 p.m., Aging Well Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. (727) 953-6877.

June 28

Night Spiker Volleyball: Teens ages 13 to 18 can have a night of psychedelic fun playing volleyball in the dark with glow-in-the-dark paint and water bottles with glowing ice cubes. White T-shirt are recommended to heighten the experience. $15. 8:30 p.m., New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. (727) 841-4560.

Coming up

Saturday, June 29

Yoga Rhythm Lounge: The Grove, Martini Republic's downtown outdoor oasis, kicks off the summer with a daytime, reggae-inspired island vibe that combines DJ grooves, dance, drummers and yoga poses to awaken, stimulate and balance your being. $20. 3 p.m., Martini Republic, 912 N Franklin St., Tampa. (813) 727-4077.

Health calendar 06/14/13 [Last modified: Thursday, June 13, 2013 11:57am]
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