Health and Fitness
Items that focus on physical and mental health, well-being and fitness, including runs, walks, exercise events, classes, health screenings, mental health screenings and support information, support groups starting up, etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.
Celebrate Recovery: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Orchard Evangelical Free Church, 1330 N. Douglas Ave., Arlington Heights. 12-step, Christ-centered recovery for dealing with addiction and/or hurts, habits and hang-ups. Call (847) 392-4840.
TOPS 2058: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Congregational United of Christ, 1001 Kirchoff Road, Arlington Heights. Take Off Pounds Sensibly invites you to lose weight and have fun. Weigh in is from 10:30-11 a.m.; meeting from 11 a.m.-noon. For details, call Ann, (847) 296-3216.
TOPS 1521: 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1234 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh in is at 9:30 a.m.; meeting from 10-11 a.m. Monthly dues are $5. For information, call Marti Greenberg at (847) 945-4442
NAMI Family Support Group: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Northwest Community Hospital, Mental Health Network Building, 901 Kirchoff Road, second floor, Arlington Heights. Offered free to anyone in need of support. Call Frank at (847) 899-6264 or Maryrose, (847) 496-1415.
NAMI Connection recovery support group: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Northwest Community Hospital Mental Health Network Building, 901 Kirchoff, second floor, Arlington Heights. Free recovery support group for adults living with mental illnesses sharing experiences, coping strategies, and encouragement. call Nora, (847) 899-6264, or Maryrose, (847) 496-1415.
Mourning Circle: 7:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month, Hurley Center, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Grief support group for those who have been widowed. Bring a friend. Call Margaret Moser, (847) 398-3362, ext. 318.
Blood pressure and diabetic screening: 3:30-5 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month, Community Connections Center, Crystal Court Shopping Center, 1711 Algonquin Road, Mount Prospect. Hosted by the village of Mount Prospect Human Services Department. Free, no appointment necessary. Call (847) 870-5680.
NAMI Recovery Support Group: 4-5:30 p.m. Saturdays, Lutheran General Hospital, 1775 Dempster, Room 1062, Park Ridge. Support group for persons with any mental illness ages 18 and older. Call (847) 716-2252.
Radiologic Technology: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. …