Healthbeat: June calendar of health events
FREE! SAFY’S STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM is 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays June 12 – July 26 at the Center for Community Services. These interactive sessions are available for families with at least one child age 6 – 11. Learn skills including stress reduction, conflict resolution and more. The program includes child care, gifts, prizes, dinner and more. To register, call Kenza Hicks at 864-395-2638.
“MOM DATING” UPSTATE SC is for Upstate moms who want to connect for play dates, outings, crafts, community involvement and more. To learn more, search “Mom Dating” Upstate SC on www.facebook.com and request to join the group.
YMCA OF GREENVILLE’S BLOOD PRESSURE Self-Monitoring Program helps adults lower and manage their blood pressure using regulated home self-monitoring using proper measuring techniques, individualized support and nutrition for better blood pressure management. Participants receive support from trained Healthy Heart Ambassadors for the duration of the four-month program. YMCA membership is not required. The cost is $40 each for members and $80 each for nonmembers. Register at www.ymcagreenville.org/more-programs/blood-pressure-monitoring-program-795.
TO LEARN ABOUT SAFE BUTTON BATTERY STORAGE and receive a free container with a child-resistant cap, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOD FOR LIFE: KICKSTART YOUR HEALTH is offered 6 – 8 p.m. Thursdays, June 14, 21 and 28 at Spartanburg Regional Heart Center. The class includes nutrition information, cooking demonstrations and a plant-based meal. The cost is $75 each or $120 per couple. Visit https://eatplant-based.com/upcoming-food-for-life-classes.
LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE at Upstate International. Classes are offered in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. For details, email email@example.com.
FREE! CLASSES ARE OFFERED at South Carolina BLUE at Magnolia Park in Greenville. Classes include yoga, healthy cooking, Zumba and more. For details, visit www.scblueretailcenters.com/Events.
FREE! A WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GROUP meets 5 – 6:30 p.m. each Thursday at Greenville Health System’s Patewood Medical Campus. For more information, call 864-522-3144.