WHAT: Wellness Health Day
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge
DETAILS: Wellness sessions include physical activity and health, diabetes management; healthy cooking demonstrations for weight management, hypertension and diabetes control. Free screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose, vision, hearing, dental, foot health and HIV. Door prizes will be awarded, and lunch will be served.
St. Jude Walk/Run
WHAT: St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 16
WHERE: A.Z. Young Park, downtown Baton Rouge
DETAILS: This family-friendly event raises funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food. The events will have a free 5K walk and a 5K chipped run, for which registration is $20.