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A Healthier You

17th Annual Youth Symposium

Event Date:  March 8, 2014 - 10:30am - 2:30pm The Eta Omicron Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will present its 17th Annual Youth Symposium. The theme is “Partners for Progress, Working Together to Build Bridges for Youth”. The event will focus on the importance of community partnerships coming together to support our youth. Male and female youth in Grades 6-12 are invited. Location Charles County Library Waldorf West Branch 10405 O'Donnell Place Waldorf, MD 20603 United States See map: Google Maps

Community Health Fair

Event Date:  January 25, 2014 - 10:00am FREE TO THE PUBLIC! Presentations and demonstrations by health professionals Free health screenings  Educational materials Healthy Snacks Sacks Cancer awareness, hypertension, diabetes and other health information Give Aways Free lectures on diabetes prevention, smoking cessation, and intervention Door prizes Anti-Smoking Poster Contest Arts and Crafts All are welcome to attend! FUNDED BY THE MARYLAND CIGARETTE RESTITUTION FUND Sponsored by St. John UMC, Lusby, Maryland Location East-John Youth Center 11835 Mill Bridge Road, Lusby, MD 20657 United States See map: Google Maps

FREE Tai Chi/Qigong for Health Class

Event Date:  June 28, 2013 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm Get a free introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong, learn some basic movements, ask questions, and enjoy a cup of premium tea. The class is taught by experienced instructor, Shifu Billy Greer, who teaches tai chi/qigong throughout Anne Arundel County and trains with top tai chi masters from around the world. Tai Chi improves: immune system function, blood pressure, blood sugar, mood, arthritis pain, balance, bone density, strength. flexibility, and more. Wear loose, comfortable clothing that won't restrict your movement. Location Mountain Yoga Studio 4231 Postal Ct Pasadena MD 21122 United States See map: Google Maps

Health Checks• free

  Get one-on-one help quitting smoking or get a free, confidential HIV test. 9am-4pm at Anne Arundel Community College, Student Union: 410-777-2480; 

Wellsview Cottage Open House

  Learn about Wellsview Cottage’s acupuncture, herbal and food therapies, massage, yoga and more. 1-4pm at 510 Pafel Rd., Annapolis: 240-674-5220;