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Health seminars and meetings in North Pinellas

The following free seminars and classes will take place at Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

• 7 p.m. Wednesday, "Building Science 101, Part 4: Build Tight, Ventilate Right and Use Healthy Materials," seminar with Will Spates of Indoor Environmental Technologies, Inc.

• 11 a.m. Thursday, "Good Fat Vs. Bad Fat," cooking demonstration with chef Debby De Graaff.

• 2 p.m. Sunday, "Jin Shin Jyutsu, A Japanese Healing Art," seminar and demonstration with Daniel Carlton, LMT, LPN, of A Touch of Harmony.

• 4-7 p.m. Monday, vision and glaucoma screenings with Robin Quigg, Certified Ophthalmic Technician of the Eye Institute of Western Florida. First come, first served, with priority given to Aug. 3 seminar attendees.

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A Hospice Caregiver training class will be offered 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 1950 Virginia Ave., Clearwater.

This free course will provide information to individuals who are interested in working directly with hospice patients and their families.

For details and registration information, call Juanita Coston at (727) 586-4432.

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The first episode of a four-part Emmy-nominated documentary, "The Alzheimer's Project," will be shown 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tierra Pines Center, 7380 Ulmerton Road, Largo. The Alzheimer's Association will facilitate a discussion on the movie, address concerns about Alzheimer's disease, and discuss area resources.

The remaining three episodes of the documentary will be shown Aug. 12, 19 and 26 at the same times and place.

Reservations are requested by calling (727) 578-2558.

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Life Line Screening will offer five important health screenings 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater.

Registration for screenings is $149. All five screenings take 60 to 90 minutes to complete. Call toll-free 1-888-653-6441 or visit lifelinescreening.com.

Also, Florida Blood Services will be accepting blood donations 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in its bloodmobile.

For more details, call the post at (727) 442-5293.

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Diagnostic Clinic will provide the latest information on cardiovascular diseases and their treatments at a free health seminar 10 a.m. to noon Saturday with Dr. John Kagay, Family Medicine, who will discuss "The Heart of the Matter," hosted by Cypress Palms, 400 Lake Ave., Largo.

Call (727) 584-7706.

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Katana's Hope Fun Fair, a benefit for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Whispering Pines clubhouse, 7501 142nd Ave., Largo.

The event will include games, raffles, food, jump houses and a dunk tank.

For information, call Arque Morgan at (727) 501-3791 or Ashlei Cook at (727) 698-4326.

Seminars, classes and support groups

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) at Crystal Beach Community Center, 517 Crystal Beach Ave.; 7 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, Educational Building, second floor, 421 Main St., Dunedin; and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Methodist Church, Room 102, 1199 Highland Ave., Largo. E-mail naranonfamilygroups@yahoo.com or visit Naranonfl.org.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: 10:15 a.m. Mondays at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Pointe Road, Palm Harbor; 11 a.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 455 Scotland St., Dunedin; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 and 10 a.m. Saturdays at Palm Harbor Presbyterian Church, 2021 Nebraska Ave.; and 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Dry Dock, 1733 Alt. U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 327-4555 or visit oapinellas.org.

RECOVERY INC., SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater; and 1 p.m. Mondays at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 813 Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 525-1749.

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY): 9 to 10 a.m. weigh-in, 10 to 11 a.m. meeting every Thursday at United Methodist Church, 1025 Union St., Clearwater. Call Beulah Little at (727) 461-7101. There is a fee for this class.

Health seminars and meetings in North Pinellas 08/03/09 [Last modified: Monday, August 3, 2009 8:26pm]
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