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Yogalates Classes

are offered by St. Joseph’s/Candler Center for WellBeing on Thursdays from 5:45-6:45 p.m. in Suite 203 of the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. The cost is $30 for four sessions or $50 for eight sessions. Call 8196463. Savannah http://www.sjchs.org/

Gay & Lesbian First City Network Board Meeting

Meets the first Monday at 6:30 p.m. at FCN’s office, 307 E. Harris St., 2nd floor. 236-CITY or www.firstcitynetwork.org. http://www.firstcitynetwork.net/

Gay AA Meeting

meets Sunday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at 311 E. Macon St. For information, contact Ken at 398-8969.

Georgia Equality Savannah

is the local chapter of Georgia’s largest gay rights group. 104 W. 38th St. 944-0996.

Savannah Pride, Inc.

meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the FCN office located at 307 E. Harris St. Everyone is encouraged to attend, for without the GLBT community, there wouldn’t be a need for Pride. Call Patrick Mobley at 2243238. http://www.firstcitynetwork.net/

Stand Out Youth -- Savannah

A Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth organization. Meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at the FCN building located at 307 E. Harris St. Call 657-1966, email info@ standoutyouth.org or visit www.standoutyouth. org. http://www.firstcitynetwork.net/

Health A day with Dr. Inge Wetzel

Free, but RSVP required. Natural Health Solutions/Rob Liakos, 844.4528, robliakos@comcast. net. John-Wesley Villas , 231 W Montgomery Cross Rd. ,

Community Cardiovascular Council, Inc.

Control your high blood pressure. Free blood pressure checks and information at the Community Cardiovascular Council at 1900 Abercorn St. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 232-6624.

Community HealthCare Center

a non-profit organization that provides free medical care for uninsured individuals who work or live in Chatham County and do not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid. All patients receive free examinations, medicine through the patient assistance program and free lab work. Women receive free pap tests and mammograms. Call 692-1451 to see if you qualify for services. Located at 310 Eisenhower Dr., No. 6, Medical Center.

Finding Out and Facing Up Luncheon and Cancer Answer Health Fair

Venus Jolly Nabors, M.D. will speak about cancer March 28, noon to 1:15pm, followed by teh Cancer Answer Health Fair, 1-4pm. Lunch is free for the first 50 young women 12 to 25 and parents or guardians who sign up. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. , http:// www.morningstararts.org/

Free blood pressure checks and blood sugar screenings

are conducted at three locations within St. Joseph’s/Candler. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:15-7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, checks will be offered at the St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St. Call 447-6605 to make an appointment. Checks are offered every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Smart Senior office, No. 8 Medical Arts Center. No appointment is necessary. Checks will be

offered Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Community Center at 812 W. 36th St. Call 447-0578.

the Alert” with free glaucoma and vision screenings and blood glucose screenings. Village on Skidaway Island , 4 Skidaway Village Square ,

Every Thursday morning from 9-11 a.m. at the Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, 1206 E. 66th Street. Call 355-4601. www.savannahspeechandhearing.org/

St. Joseph’s/Candler group-facilitated smoking cessation program offers an intensive class in 7 sessions over 3 weeks featuring a wide range of proven-effective strategies to help smokers control their urges, manage nicotine withdrawal and stress and avoid weight gain. The cost is $100. Call 819-6718. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. , Savannah http://www.sjchs.org/

Free hearing & speech screening

Free Vision Screenings

are offered to the public Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sam’s Club Optical-Savannah. No membership is required. Call 352-2844. 1975 E. Montgomery Cross Rd. , Savannah

HIV/AIDS and STD awareness training

My Brothaz Home, Inc., a local nonprofit HIV/ AIDS organization, offers free HIV/AIDS and STD awareness training, risk reduction counseling and prevention case management to individual males and groups of males. Upon completion of the training, a monetary incentive and educational materials will be given to each participant. Call 231-8727. My Brothaz H.O.M.E., 211 Price St . http://www.mybrothazhome.org/Welcome.html

Hypnobirthing Childbirth Classes

are being offered at the Family Health and Birth Center in Rincon. The group classes offer an opportunity for couples to learn the child birthing process together, while providing a very integral role to the companion participating. Classes provide specialized breathing and guided imagery techniques designed to reduce stress during labor. All types of births are welcome. Classes run monthly, meeting Saturdays for three consecutive weeks. To register, call The Birth Connection at 843-683-8750 or e-mail Birththroughlove@ yahoo.com. Family Health & Birth Center, 119 Chimney Rd , Rincon http://www.themidwifegroup.com/

Smoke Stoppers

Team Savannah Wellness

A group dedicated to imrpoving the quality of lives in the Five Pillars of Health: mind, body, family, society and finances. Meets every second and fourth Tuesday at 5:30pm in the meeting room of The Woods Complex on Hodgson Memorial Drive. 656-2952, www.chaienergy@ bellsouth.net.

Nature and Environment Forestkeeper 1st Saturdays

Volunteers will help evaluate canopy trees in Chatham County every first Saturday of the month. Free. 233-TREE or www.savannahtreefoundation.com.

Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges General membership meeting and election of board of directors. 598-3764. Palmetto Electric Cooperative Building, 1 Cooperative Way , Hardeeville

Take a walk on the wild side

The Oatland Island Wildlife Center offers a 2-mile Native Animal Nature Trail that winds through maritime forest, freshwater wetland and salt marsh habitats, and features live

native animal exhibits. Located 5 miles east of downtown off the Islands Expressway. Open daily from 10-4 except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Admission is $5 over 17, and $3 seniors/military/children ages 4-17. 898-3980, www.oatlandisland.org. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd , Savannah http:// www.oatlandisland.org/

Tybee Island Marine Science Center

Visit the center to discover the Georgia coast. The exhibits and aquariums are home to more than 100 species of fish, reptiles, amphibians, corals and other interesting sea creatures. The center offers Beach Discovery and marsh walks. Aquarium hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Monday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children, ages 3-16. Senior, military and AAA discounts are available. Call 786-5917 or visit www.tybeemsc.org. Tybee Island Marine Science Center, 1510 Strand

Pets & Animals

Low-cost Spay Neuter Clinic

with free transport. Vaccines are available. Service is provided 11 counties in Georgia, including Chatham and Effingham, and South Carolina. Call the Spay/Neuter Alliance and Clinic at 843645-2500 or visit www.snac1.com. Spay/Neuter Alliance & Clinic, 21 Getsinger Street , Ridgeland http://www.snac1.com/

Savannah Kennel Club

The club meets monthly on the fourth Monday at 7 p.m. from September through May at Fire Mountain restaurant on Stephenson Avenue. Those who wish to eat before the meeting are encouraged to come earlier. Call 656-2410 or

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Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Clinic

is offered by St. Joseph’s/Candler and Emory. Patients can receive pre and post-operative care at the clinic rather than travel to Atlanta. Call Karen Traver, R.N. Transplant Coordinator, at 819-8350. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. , Savannah http://www.sjchs.org/

La Leche League of Savannah

Mothers wishing to find out more about breastfeeding are invited to attend a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. La Leche League of Savannah is a breastfeeding support group for new and expectant mothers. La Leche League Leaders of Savannah are also available by phone or email for anyone who needs more information. 897-9261, www.lllusa. org/web/SavannahGA.html. Family Health and Birth Center, 1692 Chatham Parkway , Savannah

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group

meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm on the 2nd floor of the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion. 355-5196. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. , Savannah

Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Relief

Learn to relax through non-religious meditation. Instruction and practice followed by Q&A. Thursdays, 6-7pm. $5. Small World Therapeutic Massage on Whitemarsh Island (next to Jalapeno’s). 897-7979.

Memorial Health blood pressure check

are offered free every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at GenerationOne. 350-7587. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Avenue http://www.memorialhealth.com/

Memorial Health CPR training

FitnessOne provides American Heart Association courses each month to certify individuals in infant, child and adult CPR. The cost is $30. Call 350-4030 or visit www.memorialhealth.com. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Avenue

Skidaway Island Diabetes Awareness Day The American Diabetes Association will “Sound

30 of Savannah’s hottest women Killer sound system Tons of Tvs No cover before 7pm Savannah’s only adult entertainment venue open on Sundays Voted Best Adult entertAinment! Turn right @ the Great Dane statue on Bay St. We’re on the left just past the curve!

233-6930 • 12 N. Lathrop Ave. Savannah MoN-SAt 11AM-3AM • SuNdAyS 5pM-2AM

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ates will receive a certificate and be eligible for certification by the alliance. $1,500. 441-6653 or visit www.savannahyoga.com. Savannah Yoga Center, 1321 Bull St , Savannah http://www. savannahyoga.com/

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