• COMMUNITY HOLISTIC HEALTH FAIR: The Marrero Seventh-day Adventist Church will hold a Community Holistic Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Marrero Lions Club, 2334 Barataria Blvd. Screenings and activities will include blood pressure screenings, BMI assessments, diabetes risk assessments, kidney disease screenings, vision screenings, healthful-cooking demonstrations and exercise demonstrations. Presenters will include Ochsner Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, the National Kidney Foundation, Walgreens, Excelth, Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation, Urban Farmstead and Van Jasper. Also, the Blood Center of Louisiana will hold a blood drive.
  • SIBLING T.L.C.: A program to help prepare children 3 and older for the arrival of a new baby will be at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Family Birth Place at West Jefferson Medical Center, 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. Sept. 26. West Jefferson Medical Center is at 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. For information, call (504) 349-6200.
  • 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. Sept. 29. 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.
  • 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. Visit www.safercar.gov.
  • 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.