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BARIATRIC SURGERY GROUP: 5:30 p.m., University Hospital; (706) 868-3241

AIKEN COUNTY FIRST STEPS FOR FATHERS: 6-8 p.m., Freedman Parenting Center, 225 Aiken Road, Graniteville; (803) 663-4204

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY OPEN HOUSE: 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 2321 Lumpkin Road; weight loss care; free; Joy Southern (706) 737-1120

OUR NEW BABY BROTHER OR SISTER: 4-5 p.m., Trinity Hospital of Augusta, Women's Health Services Classroom, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; prepare children for the new arrival and teach them how to help care for the baby; (706) 481-7727


BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR EXERCISE: 6-7 p.m., Walton Rehabilitation Hospital; (706) 823-5294

BETTER BREATHERS: 11:30 a.m., University Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center, St. Sebastian Way at 13th Street; bring covered dish; (706) 774-5864

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 2-3 p.m., Doctors Hospital, 3651 Wheeler Road, Medical Office Building I, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 310; for all caregivers; (706) 651-2283,

HUNTINGTON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Room 1122, Marks Building, 1429 Harper St.; (706) 721-2798

CSRA PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., dining room in St. John Towers, 724 Greene St.; (706) 855-7690


JOINT EFFORTS: 11-11:45 a.m., Augusta Orthopedic Clinic, 1521 Anthony Road; answers about knee and hip pain; learn about causes and treatments; (706) 481-7604, www.

BLOOD CANCER/STEM CELL TRANSPLANT SUPPORT GROUP: 6-7 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Alumni Center, 919 15th St., Garden Room; provides educational and emotional support to patients, families, friends and caregivers; refreshments provided; (706) 721-2752