DIABETES GROUP

  • WHAT: Diabetes Education & Awareness Group meeting
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 9
  • WHERE: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, first-floor auditorium in the main hospital, 5000 Hennessy Blvd., Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: (225) 765-8020. No registration required.
  • DETAILS: Nurse Debra Pete will speak on “Organizing Your Diabetes.” Session is free. Hosted by OLOL Diabetes & Nutrition Center.

HEALTH FAIR

  • WHAT: Community health fair
  • WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 13
  • WHERE: Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker
  • INFORMATION: (225) 778-0922
  • DETAILS: Event will include free eye exams, cholesterol and glucose testing, STD and hepatitis testing, a blood drive and more. There will also be children’s activities.

CANCER SURVIVORS

  • WHAT: Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s THRIVE survivorship program
  • WHEN: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13
  • WHERE: Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: (225) 215-1391
  • DETAILS: This free event, which will include food, door prizes and giveaways, is one of several activities scheduled in June, which is National Cancer Survivor Month. Anyone impacted by cancer is invited to attend.

BLOOD PRESSURE

  • WHAT: Session on high blood pressure
  • WHEN: Noon Friday, June 12. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Baton Rouge General Physicians-Family Health Center, Gehringer Conference Room, second floor, 3801 North Bould., Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: 1 (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth.peopleshealth.com. Reservation deadline is June 11.
  • DETAILS: Dr. Wayne Gravois will speak. Free and open to the public.

CHAIR YOGA

  • WHAT: Class on chair yoga
  • WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 16. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Southside YMCA, 8482 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: 1 (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth.peopleshealth.com. Reservation deadline is June 15.
  • DETAILS: Jo Rose will instruct the class. Free.

BLOOD DONATIONS

  • WHAT: Donate blood and you will be entered to win a vacation to the destination of your choice
  • WHEN: June, July and August
  • WHERE: United Blood Services, 8234 One Clais, Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: unitedbloodservices.org
  • DETAILS: United Blood Services will cover the cost of transportation and lodging up to $6,000 to the destination of the winner’s choice. One winner will be chosen. Winner must be 21 years old or older. All donors also receive a “Give Life” T-shirt, while supplies last.