RECOVERY INT., a self-help mental health group, will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, at Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For information, call 330-747-1176.
YOGA FOR A CURE, a "Yoga Thon" to raise money for the new Comprehensive Breast Care Center being constructed at St. E's downtown, is being held 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 20, at Woodland's 1525 E.Western Reserve Road, Poland. Yogis and yoginnis from around town will be holding classes at all levels. Vendors in jewelry, accessories, and Living Food demonstrations presented by master chef Na Young will also be available.
Cost is $15 for one class or $25 for two classes. For further information, contact Madelon Sabine at 330-757-1776 or Lorilyn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOVING OUTREACH SURVIVING SUICIDE (LOSS) AND SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE OF HELP HOTLINE (SOS) will hold the 12th annual Candlelight Vigil, in remembrance of loved ones who died by suicide, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, at St. Pius X Church, 1401 Moncrest N.W., Warren. Anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide is welcome and encouraged to bring photos or signs.
For more information, call 330-898-5613, 330-372-3020 or Help Hotline Crisis Center at 800-427-3606.
THE WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT has influenza vaccine available for children ages 6 months to 18 years of age. The vaccine will be given at regular childhood clinics Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and Dec. 20. The walk-in clinic hours are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $5. Unison and CareSource are also accepted. Parents should accompany children and bring their shot record.
Adult influenza vaccine is also available by appointment. Cost of the vaccine is $20. Pneumonia vaccine is also available free of charge to those who qualify.
For more information, call 330-841-2596.
WARREN WEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, 716 Tod Ave., Warren, is offering a flu clinic from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others, $20 each. Walk-ins welcome. For information, call 330-373-0222.
THE HEALTH AT HOME PROGRAM teaches self-care and how to make decisions about health using an easy-to-read book of instructions for more than 200 health problems. All participants receive a free copy. The program will be held from 11 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Nov. 30 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Free program with registration required by calling the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll-free 877-700-4647.
NILES HEALTH DEPARTMENT, 34 W. State St., Niles, will hold child immunization from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Children younger than age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring the child's immunization records. For more information, call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION will be holding their monthly Caregiver Support Groups Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
ZACHARY F. VERES, DO, of Vayda Weight Loss in Warren, has become a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
ASBP is a national professional medical society of licensed doctors of medicine and osteopathy who have a special interest in bariatric medicine - the medical treatment of overweight and obesity and its related conditions.
To contact Veres, call 330-847-6220.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 3654 Main St., Mineral Ridge, will offer a flu shot clinic from noon to 2 p.m. on Nov. 28, for anyone in the community age 14 and older. The cost for the shots will depend on how many people sign up. If there are fewer than 20 people, the cost will be $29.95 or $24.99 if there are more than 20. Those with Medicare and Medicaid will be free.
Preregistration is necessary if you have insurance coverage. You can get an application at the church during office hours Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on Sunday morning. All applications need to be filled out and returned to the church no later than Nov. 23 so they can be processed by Walgreen Pharmacy. For more information call 330-652-5712.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout the third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are aerobic classes, zumba classes and water classes. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Q Club Fitness Facility offers Arthritis Foundation water classes every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 a.m. Instructed by a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor. For more information call 330 856-4777.
SouthernCare hospice is honored hospice professionals and volunteers to celebrate National Hospice Month with a "BLESSING OF THE HANDS" on Wednesday, at the Boardman Park Community Center.
The second annual "Blessing of the Hands" celebration pays tribute to caregivers who are dedicated to providing physical, spiritual and emotional support to terminally ill patients. SouthernCare is hosting the event with an open house at 5 p.m. for anyone wanting more information about hospice. The service will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a reception.
THE MAHONING VALLEY FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman. The meeting will feature open discussion night.
Anyone with an interest in fibro is welcome to attend. Call 330-758-8413 or 330-372-2154 with questions.
The HOWLAND HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, at the Township Administration Building. Topics of discussion include influenza/flu vaccinations and the proposed Howland bicycle trail. Open discussion of health concerns to the public will follow the guest speaker, Dr. Gary Kracker, family physician. Feel free to join the committee meetings at anytime or submit ideas to Dr. James LaPolla Jr., 330-856-4444.
WARREN CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT is offering a children's immunization clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 22, at the Community Services Building, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren.
There is a $5 administration fee or Medicaid is accepted. No appointment is necessary. Bring current shot record. A parent must accompany the child. For more information, call 330-841-2596.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren, and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and is located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
The schedule includes:
NORTHSIDE MEDICAL CENTER Community Calendar:
HILLSIDE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Community Calendar:
Class meets in Diabetes Room 905. Call 330-841-9689 to register. Physician referral required.