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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

ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Building; $37.50; (706) 823-5294 ADULT CPR CLASS: 6-9 p.m., American Red Cross of Augusta, 1322 Ellis St.; (706) 724-8481 PARENTS HEALING TOGETHER: 7 p.m., University Hospital pre-admit/testing waiting room, first floor, 1350 Walton Way; for families and friends who have lost infants in miscarriage, death, ectopic pregnancy or still birth; (706) 774-2751 CANCER SHARE: 7 p.m., University Hospital, Cancer Learning Center, Professional Center 2, Suite 104,1350 Walton Way; registration required; (706) 774-7000


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

FIRST AID: 6-9 p.m., American Red Cross of Augusta; 1322 Ellis St.; (706) 724-8481

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM: 6-7 P.M. TUESDAY; 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday; University Hospital cafeteria, dining room 6, 1350 Walton Way, Augusta; registration required; (706) 774-8900

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN YOUNG CHILDREN: 6:30-8 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, 1446 Harper St., first floor conference center; free; learn about speech and language disorders, including how to recognize and treat them; (706) 721-5437,

MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY: Dillard's, Augusta Mall; also May 9, 12, University Hospital; May 13, Internal Medicine Partners, 3121 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta; appointment required; (706) 774-4149

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND MEDICINE: 1-2 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, 1446 Harper St., first floor classroom; medical signs to communicate with hearing-impaired; $40; limited space; (706) 721-6929

INFANT SAFETY: 6:30- 8 p.m., University Hospital cafeteria, dining rooms 4-6, 1350 Walton Way, Augusta; dinner served; free; reservations required; (706) 774-2825

CHROMOSOME DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, 1446 Harper St., first floor, Family Resource Library; support to those with chromosome disorders, such as Down syndrome, Turner syndrome and other genetic disorders; (706) 721-5160,


GEORGIA-CAROLINA TOASTMASTERS: Noon Wednesdays, The Cotton Patch, 816 Cotton Lane; (803) 593-6605


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

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY): 6 p.m., Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave.; nonprofit weight-loss support group; (706) 863-0726

ALS SUPPORT GROUP: 11 A.M. TO 2 P.M., Medical College of Georgia Ambulatory Care Center, 1447 Harper St., fourth floor, Room 4306; lunch provided; ALS Association of Georgia (888) 636-9940, visit

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30-7 p.m., Medical College of Georgia Medical Center, 1120 15th St., first floor, Breast Health Services; Nicole Aenchbacher (706) 721-4109,