BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS: Caregivers in a variety of settings may benefit from a basic life support course to be held from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. The course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, including use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. The cost is $35 for the class, plus a $20 deposit for the book. To reserve a spot, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

NEWBORN CARE: Feeding, diapering, swaddling and bathing are among the topics to be covered during a newborn-care class from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To make a reservation, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

RAISING CONFIDENT CHILDREN AND TEENS: Representatives of the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Parenting Center will present a program on raising confident children and teens from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Causeway Library, 3457 U.S. 190, Mandeville. The program is free and open to the public. To register, visit register.stpl.us/evanced/lib/eventcalendar.asp or call (985) 626-9779.

BREAST-FEEDING SUPPORT: A Slidell Memorial Hospital lactation consultant will lead an informal discussion when the Breast-feeding & Beyond support group meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the Florida Avenue Conference Room at Slidell Memorial Hospital, 1025 Florida Ave., Slidell. Free. For information, call (985) 280-8663.

VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY BOARD: The board of the Lakeview Regional Medical Center volunteer auxiliary will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Magnolia Room of the hospital, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington.

LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH CLASS: Relaxation and breathing techniques for natural childbirth, signs and symptoms of labor, and postpartum care will be discussed during a Lamaze childbirth class to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Participants should bring a pillow and blanket. To reserve a spot, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

LAMAZE CLASSES: A five-week series of Lamaze childbirth preparation classes will begin from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Slidell Memorial Hospital. Another series will begin from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27; and another will begin from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. To register, call (985) 280-2657.

SUPPORT FOR MENTAL ILLNESS CAREGIVERS: The NAMI Family-to-Family support program will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. The group is open to family members and family caregivers of people living with serious mental illness. Participation is free, and no registration is required. For the most current information, or to sign up for monthly email reminders, contact NAMI St. Tammany at (985) 626-6538 or info@namisttammany.org.

VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY: The Lakeview Regional Medical Center volunteer auxiliary will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Pelican Room of the hospital, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington.

GIRL TALK: Dr. Alice LeBreton, a pediatrician, and Dr. Deborah Hilton, a dermatologist, will present a Girl Talk program for ages 9-13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the first-floor conference room of the Slidell Memorial Hospital Founders Building, 1150 Robert Blvd., Slidell. They will discuss the physical, social and emotional changes of puberty. Girls must be accompanied by a female adult. The fee is $10 per family. To register, call (985) 280-2657.

BREAST-FEEDING CLASS: The benefits and process of breast-feeding, including positioning and latching, will be addressed during a class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Pelican Room at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To register, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

PREPARING FOR CHILDBIRTH: When to come to the hospital, pain management and complications in pregnancy are among the topics that will be discussed during a childbirth preparation program from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To reserve a spot, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY CPR: An adult, pediatric and infant CPR class will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Participants will view an American Heart Association DVD on CPR and view a manikin demonstration. To register, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

SIBLING CLASS: A class for children ages 3-8 who are about to be big brothers and sisters will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Pelican Room at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. The children will watch a video about what it will be like to have a new baby at home, and will practice with dolls or stuffed animals that they have brought. To register, call (985) 867-3900 or visit www.lakeviewregional.com.

JEWELRY SALE: The volunteer auxiliary at Lakeview Regional Medical Center will hold a jewelry sale Oct. 19-21 in the front hallway of the hospital, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. All items will be $5. Sale hours will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, and from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

BOO FEST: Trick-or-treating at more than 60 haunted houses will be the highlight of Boo Fest, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, on the green at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Special-needs families will be admitted beginning at 9:30 a.m. Admission is $2. Proceeds from the event will benefit children with disabilities and their families.