calendar_2014smMondays, July 21, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Glenwood Branch - a Well & Wise Event. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Saturday, July 26, 9-11 a.m. Home Sweet Home. Children ages 8–12 and their parents learn ways for children to stay at home alone. Register at hcgh.org or call 410-740-7601. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Monday, July 28, 5:30-9 p.m. Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED. Learn skills to clear an airway obstruction, perform CPR and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Earn two-year American Heart Association completion card (not a health care provider course). Cost is $55. Register at hcgh.org or call 410-740-7601.Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.


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Mondays, July 14-Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Qigong: Meditation in Motion. There is a state of the heart known by ancient traditions and cultures to vaporize illness from the body. Whether we profoundly heal illness, or learn to live in a state of holy joy, irrespective of our circumstances, living in this state of heart changes the way we think, feel and heal. Learn self-healing practices to powerfully unlock often unrecognized or neglected Mind-Body resources. Access your inner Molecules of Medicine! $72 for six-week class or $15 per class. Room 100 of The Medical Pavilion at Howard County. Taught by Bridget Hughes, M.Ac., L.Ac. Registration is required, call 410-964-9100 x 2 or email bridget@healingpoint.biz.

Tuesday, July 15, 5-6:30 p.m. Weight Loss Through Bariatric Surgery. Learn about weight-loss surgery from Johns Hopkins Center for Bariatric Surgery. 410-550-5669 or hopkinsmedicine.org/jhbmc/bariatrics.

Wednesday, July 16, 7-9 p.m. Happiest Baby on the Block. Parents and parents-to-be learn techniques to quickly soothe baby. $50 per couple (includes parent kits). Call 410-740-7601 or visit hcgh.org. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.


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Monday & Thursday, July 7 & 9, 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Little Ninjas at Miller Branch - a Well & Wise Class. Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy students demonstrate skills to aid in focus, balance, coordination, memory, control, discipline, confidence, and fitness through the art of Tae Kwon Do. Wear athletic shoes and loose fitting pants or shorts. Ages 5-7 with adult; 30 min. Registration and a signed release form required or register by calling 410.313.1950.
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Mondays, July 7 & 21, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Glenwood Branch - a Well & Wise Event. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Also offered, Tuesday, July 8, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Elkridge Branch.

Monday, July 7, 6:30 p.m. Move with Games at Elkridge Branch - a Well & Wise Class. Exercise while competing with friends on the Wii or XBox Kinect. Healthy snack provided. Ages 11 – 17. No registration required.  

Wednesday, July 9, 7-9 a.m. Prenatal Class for Early PregnancyParents-to-be and those in the first trimester of pregnancy learn about pregnancy’s early stages. Register at hcgh.org or call 410-740-7601. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

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Tuesday, July 1, 7:00 p.m. Guided Meditation at Miller Branch – a Well & Wise Event. Enjoy a guided mindfulness meditation designed to impart a feeling of peacefulness and connection. Please bring a cushion or meditation pillow. Presented by Star Ferguson, M.Ac., L.Ac. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Friday, July 4, HCLS is Closed in Observance of Independence Day.

Monday & Thursday, July 7 & 9, 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Little Ninjas at Miller Branch – a Well & Wise Class. Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy students demonstrate skills to aid in focus, balance, coordination, memory, control, discipline, confidence, and fitness through the art of Tae Kwon Do. Wear athletic shoes and loose fitting pants or shorts. Ages 5-7 with adult; 30 min. Registration and a signed release form required or register by calling 410.313.1950.
July 7 10:30 a.m. Registration|Release  July 9 10: 30 a.m. Registration|Release  
July 7 11:15 a.m. Registration|Release  July 9 11:15 a.m. Registration|Release 

Mondays, July 7 & 21, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Glenwood Branch – a Well & Wise Event. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Also offered, Tuesday, July 8, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Elkridge Branch.

Monday, July 7, 6:30 p.m. Move with Games at Elkridge Branch – a Well & Wise Class. Exercise while competing with friends on the Wii or XBox Kinect. Healthy snack provided. Ages 11 – 17. No registration required.  

Wednesday, July 9, 7-9 a.m. Prenatal Class for Early Pregnancy. Parents-to-be and those in the first trimester of pregnancy learn about pregnancy’s early stages. Register at hcgh.org or call 410-740-7601. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.


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calendar_2014smSaturday, June 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Mind-Body Connection and Health. Presented by Sharon Burns, RN, BSN, MA. Registration is requested at 410-740-5858. Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Essentials in Babysitting. Learn to manage children, create a safe environment and apply basic emergency techniques. Cost is $50. To register, call 410-740-7601 or visit hcgh.org.  Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Monday, June 23, 7:00 p.m. Improving Your Mood Through Meditative Art at the Miller Branch – a Well & Wise Event. Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us in the Enchanted Garden as we use artistic expression to improve our moods. All levels of artistic ability welcome. A Well & Wise event. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

Tuesday, June 24, 5:30-9 p.m. Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED. Learn skills to clear an airway obstruction, perform CPR and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Earn two-year American Heart Association completion card (not a health care provider course). Cost is $55. Register at hcgh.org or call 410-740-7601. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.


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calendar_2014smMonday, June 16, 10-11:30 a.m. Medicare 102. Learn about Medicare Health Plans (Part C) and Medicare Supplement Policies. Presented by the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, Howard County Office on Aging. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Monday, June 16, 3:30 p.m. Blood Pressure Screening at Glenwood Branch- a Well & Wise Event. Free, walk-in blood pressure screening and monitoring offered by Howard County General Hospital: a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. No registration required.

Monday, June 16, 6:30 p.m. Look Good…Feel Better. This American Cancer Society program provides a free workshop by a licensed cosmetologist. Women undergoing cancer treatment learn to manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment and receive a complimentary bag of cosmetics. Registration: American Cancer Society at 1-888-535-4555. Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Wednesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 19, 6-9 p.m. Living with Diabetes: Executive Summary. A condensed version of Living with Diabetes offered in the evening. Most insurance plans cover all or part of this program. To register, call 443-718-3000. Bolduc Family Outpatient Center at HCGH, 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia, Md.

Thursday, June 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Understanding Fibroids. Gynecologist Phyllis Campbell, M.D., will discuss the symptoms, when treatment is appropriate and what treatments are available. Call 410-740-7601 or click here. Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Friday, June 20 and Tuesday, June 24, 8:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. Living with Diabetes. Learn from an endocrinologist, podiatrist, psychologist, diabetes nurse educator and dietitian. Most insurance plans cover all or part of this program. To register, call 443-718-3000. Bolduc Family Outpatient Center at HCGH, 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia, Md.

Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Essentials in Babysitting. Learn to manage children, create a safe environment and apply basic emergency techniques. Cost is $50. To register, call 410-740-7601 or click here.Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Saturday, June 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Mind-Body Connection and Health. Presented by Sharon Burns, RN, BSN, MA. Registration is requested at 410-740-5858. Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, Md.

Monday, June 23, 7:00 p.m. Improving Your Mood Through Meditative Art at the Miller Branch – a Well & Wise Event. Research shows that creative activities can boost serotonin levels. Join us in the Enchanted Garden as we use artistic expression to improve our moods. All levels of artistic ability welcome. Register online or by calling 410.313.1950.

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