• LOUISIANA WALKS FOR PARKINSON’S: The Parkinson’s Action Network will hold Louisiana Walks for Parkinson’s at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lafreniere Park Foundation Center, Metairie. The event will include a silent auction and parade of prizes. Registration is $25, which includes a T-shirt and refreshments. The Midnight Special band will perform from noon to 3 p.m. Proceeds from the walk will be used for education and awareness, and will provide scholarships for Louisianans to attend the 2016 PAN Forum in Washington, D.C. To register, visit ParkinsonsWalk.org by Oct. 10. For information, call (504) 952-6659.
  • WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER: West Jefferson Medical Center will hold its Moonlight & Martinis Gala from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, under the oaks behind the fitness center at the hospital, 1121 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. Guests at the patron party, beginning at 6 p.m., will have an opportunity to meet Dr. Jennifer Arnold of TLC’s “The Little Couple.” The Charmaine Neville Band will perform at 7:40 p.m., and there will be a live auction with Norman Robinson at 8:30 p.m. Single tickets are $125 at www.wjmc.org/moonlight.
  • DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: A diabetes support group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in Suite C-309 on the third floor at Touro, 1401 Foucher St., New Orleans. For information, call the Touro Diabetes Center at (504) 897-8813.
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS CPR: The Family Birth Place at West Jefferson Medical Center will offer an introduction to CPR from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 21. The fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple. West Jefferson Medical Center is at 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. For information, call (504) 349-6200.
  • CARING FOR YOUR NEWBORN: A physician and a registered nurse from West Jefferson Medical Center will discuss newborn behavior and care from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 24. West Jefferson Medical Center is at 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. For information, call (504) 349-6200.
  • SIBLING T.L.C.: A program to help prepare children 3 and older for the arrival of a new baby will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Family Birth Place at West Jefferson Medical Center, 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. For information, call (504) 349-6200.
  • ABC’S OF BREAST-FEEDING: The Family Birth Place at West Jefferson Medical Center will offer a discussion of breast-feeding basics, and common concerns, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 10. West Jefferson Medical Center is at 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. For information, call (504) 349-6200.
  • I CAN QUIT: A four-week program for people who are serious about stopping smoking forever will be held Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at Touro, 1401 Foucher St., New Orleans. Participants must commit to attend all four meetings. For information on the I Can Quit program, contact Robert Gardner at (504) 897-8209 or robert.gardner@touro.com.
  • STROKE EDUCATION: A series of free stroke education classes for patients and caregivers is being held Fridays at 2:30 p.m. at West Jefferson Medical Center. For information, including location, call (504) 349-1346.
  • CAR SEAT CHECKUPS: The Family Birth Place at West Jefferson Medical Center offers free car seat checkups every Wednesday by appointment. For information, call (504) 349-2173. West Jefferson Medical Center is at 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. To learn more about car seat safety, visit www.safercar.gov.