IMMUNIZATION SESSION

  • WHAT: Immunization overview
  • WHEN: Noon Tuesday, Sept. 22. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Baton Rouge General Physicians-Family Health Center, Gehringer Conference Room, second floor, 3801 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge
  • REGISTRATION: 1 (800) 561-4127 or visit peopleshealth.com/wellness.
  • DETAILS: Dr. Robert M. Chasuk will speak. Free and open to the public.

CANCER SCREENING

  • WHAT: Prostate cancer screenings offered by Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
  • WHEN: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24
  • WHERE: 100 Black Men office, 2050 North Foster Drive, Baton Rouge

CANCER SCREENINGS

  • WHAT: Prostate, breast and colorectal cancer screenings offered by Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26
  • WHERE: Hope Ministries, 4643 Winbourne Ave., Baton Rouge

DOC’S DASH

  • WHAT: LSU’s Pennington Biomedical’s second annual Doc’s DASH 5k & 1-Mile fun run
  • WHEN: 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26
  • WHERE: LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge
  • REGISTRATION: pbrc.edu/docsDASH.
  • DETAILS: LSU basketball legend and fitness guru Rudy Macklin and Whitney Vann will emcee the event. LSU cheerleaders will be special guests. There will be family activities, such as kickboxing warm-ups, interactive science experiments, research opportunities, a photo booth, face painting, games and obstacle courses for kids.

BREATHE 5K

  • WHAT: Lafayette Free to Breathe 5K
  • WHEN: Registration and check-in starts at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26
  • WHERE: River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette
  • REGISTRATION: freetobreathe.org. Online registration closes Wednesday, Sept. 23. Cost is $25; $15 for ages 12 and younger. Event day cost is $30; $20 for youngsters.
  • DETAILS: Kids’ activities and awards are also part of the event. All proceeds support Free to Breathe, a nonprofit lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to surviving lung cancer.

MEDICARE SESSION

  • WHAT: ABCs of Medicare
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
  • WHERE: A.C. Lewis YMCA, 350 S. Foster Drive, Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: 1 (800) 561-4127 or visit peopleshealth.com/wellness. Deadline to register is Sept. 28.
  • DETAILS: Christy Levy will speak. Free and open to the public.

MEDICARE SESSION

  • WHAT: ABCs of Medicare
  • WHEN: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Ochsner Health Center – Bluebonnet, fourth floor conference room, 9001 Summa Ave., Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: 1 (800) 561-4127 or visit peopleshealth.com/wellness. Deadline to register is Sept. 28.
  • DETAILS: Christy Levy will speak. Free and open to the public.

WARRIOR DASH

  • WHAT: Warrior Dash, an obstacle course race series
  • WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3
  • WHERE: West Feliciana Parish Sports Park, 10226 W. Feliciana Parkway, St. Francisville
  • REGISTRATION: eventsprout.com/register/671
  • DETAILS: A 5K suitable for all fitness levels. Participants will conquer 12 obstacles across 3.24 miles, with many raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Obstacles include the Great Warrior Wall, a 14-foot wall, climbed only with the assistance of a rope, slick with the mud of the battleground; Goliath, the event’s largest obstacle ever, featuring a two-story balance beam and 30-foot-high slide into warrior infested, muddy water; Muddy Mayhem, the 100-foot-long mud pit under real barbed wire.