Health Events

Editor's note: Ongoing support groups now appear online only. See To submit an entry for either list, see instructions below.


Mental Health Screening: Screenings offered by licensed professionals, with referrals; registration required; free; 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. today; 390 S.W. Columbia, Suite 210, Bend; 541-610-4597.

Great American smokeOuT: Patient counseling for those wanting to quit smoking, and a lunch presentation, “Advise the Quit,” for medical professionals; free; 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. counseling and noon luncheon, today; Bend Memorial Clinic Physician's Lounge, 1501 N.E. Medical Center Drive; 541-317-4506.

Medicare Seminar: Learn about Medicare plan options; free; 3 p.m. today; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-504-1507.

Healthy Holiday Eating: Learn about healthy holiday eating, recipes and menu plans from Dr. Kerie Raymond, a naturopathic physician; registration required; free; 5:30- 6:30 p.m. today; Hawthorn Healing Arts Center, 39 N.W. Louisiana Ave., Bend; or 541-330-0334.

Food Drive: Chiropractic services offered in exchange for nonperishable food donations to benefit NeighborImpact; call for an appointment; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; Lind Chiropractic Clinic, 444 N.E. Norton Ave., Bend; 541-389-3072.

Bone Marrow Donor Drive: Register to be a bone marrow donor through the National Marrow Donor Program; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; Newport Avenue Market, 1121 Newport Ave., Bend; www.bethe

No Pain Life Gain: Learn about managing stress from physical therapist Allison Suran; registration requested; free; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday; Healing Bridge Physical Therapy, 404 N.E. Penn Ave., Bend; 541-318-7041.

Restorative Gentle Yoga: Remove stress and release gripped muscles through yoga; $15; 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Safeway Center, 660 N.E. 3rd St., Suite 5, Bend; 541-318-1186 or .

How to submit

Health Events: Email event information to or click on “Submit an Event” at www.bend . Allow at least 10 days before the desired date of publication. Ongoing class listings must be updated monthly and will appear at Contact: 541-383-0358.

People: Email information about local people involved in health issues to . Contact: 541-383-0358.

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