• WHAT: Fitness 101
  • WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17
  • WHERE: Baton Rouge General Mid City, Wellness Center (entrance 4, fourth floor of the Medical Office Building)
  • COST: Free
  • DETAILS: Learn about the basic components and benefits of physical fitness, tips on how to get started and move forward with a fitness plan and how little things can make a big difference when sticking to a new program.


  • WHAT: Summer Hump Day run
  • WHEN: Wednesday, June 18. Half-mile run starts at 6:45 p.m.; 2-mile run starts at 7 p.m.
  • WHERE: Perkins Road Park, 7122 Perkins Road
  • DETAILS: Race and post-race fun sponsored by Fleet Feet!


  • WHAT: Seminar on “Inflammation, Arthritis and Your Diet”
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. Monday, June 23; 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 24
  • WHERE: Woman’s Center for Wellness, 9637 Jefferson Highway
  • COST: Free
  • INFORMATION: Call (225) 924-8313 or email eat.right
  • DETAILS: A healthy eating plan can greatly reduce the painful symptoms of arthritis. Learn how to pick the best anti-inflammatory foods plus tips on which foods to avoid. A dietitian will help you create a balanced diet while excluding foods that increase inflammation and embracing plenty of foods that reduce it.