Originally created 05/16/02

Health and fitness calendar



The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, fitness and health activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 and send e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

SEMINARS, CLASSES

INFANT MASSAGE: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, Doctors Hospital, Medical Office Building II, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 210, 3624 J. Dewey Gray Circle; free; 651-2229.

HEALTHY KIDS

GROWING INTO WOMANHOOD: For girls ages 13-16 and their mothers; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and July 13, Doctors Hospital, Medical Office Building II, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 210, 3624 J. Dewey Gray Circle; open discussions on peer pressure, sexuality, substance abuse and informed decision-making; $10; 651-2229.

GROWING INTO ADOLESCENCE: For boys ages 9-12 and their fathers; 9 a.m. to noon June 22, Doctors Hospital, Medical Office Building II, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 210, 3624 J. Dewey Gray Circle; $10; 651-2229.

YOU'RE A BIG GIRL NOW: For girls ages 9-12 and their mothers; 10 a.m. to noon June 29 and July 27, Doctors Hospital, Medical Office Building II, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 210, 3624 J. Dewey Gray Circle; information on puberty and adolescence; $10; 651-2229.

BABY SCHOOL: Four-session class provides information on baby's first year; 7-9 p.m. July 9, 16, 23 and 30, University Hospital Women's Center, third floor; $50; pre-registration required; 774-2825.

SPECIAL SERVICES

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE: For relief from pain and stress; Monday-Friday, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, 1355 Independence Drive; $35 for 30 minutes, $65 for 60 minutes and $95 for 90 minutes; by appointment only; 823-5294.

FAMILY LIFE

LA LECHE LEAGUE: 10 a.m. second Thursdays, St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, corner of Monte Sano Avenue and McDowell Street, 736-1893, and 10 a.m. second Fridays and 7 p.m. fourth Mondays, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road 736-1893.

MOTHERS AS MENTORS: Intervention program trains mothers of children to age 4 to function as mentors for pregnant teens; mentors must be 20 or older; (803) 641-4164.

MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES: 7 p.m. second Thursdays; Becky Okkerse, 854-0781.

ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m. Fridays, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; 860-8331; 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Aurora Pavilion, 655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, (803) 641-5926 or (800) 641-2771; for other groups, call 738-7984.

AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information.

ALCOHOLICS VICTORIOUS: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Wildwood Christian Church, 2627 Tobacco Road, Hephzibah; 793-1413.

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: 12-step program to healthy relationships; 7 p.m. Mondays, Marvin United Methodist Church, Martinez; 868-1740.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m. Sundays, St. Joseph Hospital, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; 855-2419.

NARCONON: Drug rehabilitation and education; www.stopaddiction.com or (800) 468-6933.