What’s Happening This Week in Our Cancer Community?
March 17th – March 23rd
Municipality of Anchorage Area
Monday,Mar 17th:Basic Acrylic Painting. Join popular local artist Katie Sevigny as she teaches the basics of painting with acrylics on canvas. Learn how to combine colors and make your art pop on the canvas. If you are interested in attending this beta session,please email me at email@example.com. Space is limited. Alaska Regional Hospital,Building C,Suite 405,6pm-8pm
Tuesday,Mar 18th:US Too Guys Coffee and Shmoozing. Join Anchorage’s prostate and testicular support group in sharing,asking questions or just listening. It’s a great time to get to know one another and spend some time with those that probably know a thing or two about what you are going through. Every Tuesday,11am. Starbucks in the Aurora Village Carrs on Northern Lights and Minnesota. firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-6878.
Tuesday,Mar 18th:American Cancer Society Support Group. Weekly support group for cancer patients,survivors,family and caregivers. Every Tuesday,7-8:30pm at Wells Fargo Bank. 301 W. Northern Lights,second floor conference room. 258-1937.
Wednesday,Mar 19th:Lymphedema Education Class. Learn about lymphedema,your risks and prevention/treatment. Providence Cancer Center,2nd Floor. 1-2pm. 212-6872.
Wednesday,Mar 19th:I Can Cope:Nutrition During Cancer Treatment. The Providence Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society brings you this cooking series. Providence BP Cancer Resource Center Artventure room,1st floor. 2-3:30pm. 212-6870 to RSVP.
Wednesday,Mar 19th:Encaustics 101. Introducing the basics of encaustic working with hot beeswax and pigments. Each week they will show you different techniques. You will have the opportunity to work on projects in your own vision. If you are interested in attending this beta session,please email me at email@example.com. Space is limited. Alaska Regional Hospital,Building C,Suite 405,6pm-8pm
Thursday,Mar 20th: Alaska Native Medical Center Cancer Support Group. Every Thursday for Native Alaskan’s only at ANMC from 4-5pm.729-1179.
Friday,Mar 21st:Women LISTEN Support Group. Any woman with any type of cancer is invited to attend. Weekly support group meetings every Friday 10—11:30AM at the Natural Pantry in the University Mall on Old Seward Hwy. All are welcome- Newly Diagnosed to Long Term Survivor. 222-6285,firstname.lastname@example.org or www.womenlisten.org.
Forget Me Not Grief Program. Grief Program for children,teens and the adults who love them. 6:30-8:00pm,twice a month at Lake Otis Elementary School. 223-9910,561-5322 or email@example.com to register (required) or for more info.
Mat-Su Valley Area
Friday,Mar 21st:Healing Yoga on Fridays. A gentle Immune-Restorative Class complimented with restful poses and Yogic breathing for relaxation. Poses/Asanas are gentle,compassionate,and are done in a chair. Registration necessary. Donation. No one will be turned away! 10:30-11:45a.m. 280 N. Main Street,Wasilla,99654 Located below Cederholm Insurance. Register with Linda at 373-9644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. http://anjaliyogaroom.com/
Kenai Peninsula Area
Tuesday,Mar 18th: Coffee with Don. Meet with fellow prostate cancer survivors to go over any new information/resources that have been encountered,talk about how to help anyone who has contacted the Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Support Group and just have fellowship and support. Available to anyone (look for blue PC baseball hats). Every Tuesday at 11am. Kenai Safeway Store in Kenai,AK. 283-9206.
Thursday,Mar 20th:Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Support Group. Small group of men whose goal is to increase awareness of prostate cancer issues on the Kenai Peninsula. Everyone welcome to come and meet with prostate cancer survivors for discussions,education and fellowship. Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna,6 to 8 pm. For more information call Jim at 260-4904.
Monday,Mar 17th: Team Survivor Perseverance Walk/Run Program. Monday walking group focuses on heart rate. Meets at 5:30 p.m. each week from Downtown/Valley Juneau Racquet Clubs. Call Nicki Germain (Downtown) at 907-957-0381 and Sara Peacock (Valley) at 789-7081 for more information. www.teamsurvivorak.org.
Tuesday,Mar 18th: Understanding Hospice. 3rd Tuesday of each month. 6-7 pm,FMH J. Michael Carroll Cancer Conference Room. Contact:Bree Allen,RN 452-4768
Wednesday,Mar 19th: IACA Cancer Support Group. Meets the 1st &3rd Wednesdays of each month. 7 pm,FMH J. Michael Carroll Cancer Center Conference Room. Contact:374-0974
Online and Teleconferences
Wednesday,Mar 19th:The Role of Exercise,Meditation,&Nutrition. Registrants can listen live over the phone or online as a webscast. Register here:http://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops/384-role_of_exercise_meditation_nutrition_mpn_2014-03-19
Friday,Mar 21st:Managing Cancer Pain:What You Need To Know. Registrants can listen live over the phone or online as a webscast. Register here:http://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops/389-managing_cancer_pain_2014-03-21
We still have plenty of room in our art workshops! Call us at 264-1500 or email at email@example.com to register!