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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