Events

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Additional Events

Prediabetes
Get tips on how to manage prediabetes on Monday, July 3, 7-8 p.m., or Wednesday, July 19, Noon-1 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-8722.

Know Your Numbers: Understanding Cholesterol
Increase your knowledge of cholesterol and the latest recommendations on Wednesday, July 5, 12:30 p.m., or Wednesday, July 19, 8:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-5173.

Centered Mindfulness
Ease away your tension with a 30-minute centered mindfulness session on Thursday, July 6, 11:30 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4001.

More than Fat
Learn the heart-healthy benefits of specific foods and nutrients on Monday, July 10, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.

Stress Management
Learn the origins of stress and how your body responds to it on Wednesday, July 12, 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4021.

Diabetes 101
Learn the basics about diabetes on Wednesday, July 12, 8:30 a.m.; Monday, July 17, 7 p.m.; Friday, July 21, Noon; or Wednesday, July 26, 11:30 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; no registration required. For more information, call 455-8722.

Fat Counts
Learn guidelines for choosing low-fat and low cholesterol foods on Thursday, July 13, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.

Active Isolated Stretching
This class focuses on enhancing body flexibility and mobility and takes place Friday, July 14, 11 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Fee: $15 members, $20 non-members. To register, call 455-4034.

Self-Defense Class
Learn self-defense techniques from Greenville Health System’s Police Department on Saturday, July 15, 9-11:30 a.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4001.

Fall Vegetable Gardening
Learn how to grow vegetables from Master Gardener Suzy Seagrave on Monday, July 17, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4001.

Salt Sense
Learn guidelines for eating less sodium, which can help manage congestive heart failure and hypertension, on Monday, July 17, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.

Exercise Prescription
Learn the components of a safe exercise program on Wednesday, July 26, 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-5173.

Metabolic Syndrome
Learn the risk factors that make up the metabolic syndrome and steps you can take to prevent or control diabetes, heart disease and stroke on Monday, July 31, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Health System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.

GHS Battlemud
This event takes place Saturday, August 26, at the Laurens YMCA and includes a timed two-mile run, plus 20 challenging obstacles. Fee: $100 per team of four. All teams must include at least one adult 18 years or older. To register, visit active.com.

Girls on the Run
Registration is now open for the fall session of Girls on the Run. This program combines training for a 5K with esteem-enhancing workouts for girls ages 8-15. Scholarships and payment plans available. To register, visit ghs.org/girlsontherun.

Farmers Markets
Greenville Health System is sponsoring the weekly TD Saturday Market and its Spuds & Sprouts program for children in downtown Greenville, as well as the Fountain Inn Farmers Market in Commerce Park. Both markets are open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to Noon.

Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!
The insatiable curiosity of Curious George will come to life at the Upcountry History Museum this summer through a special exhibition sponsored by Greenville Health System. To learn more, visit upcountryhistory.org.

Is Weight-loss Surgery for You?
Learn from Greenville Health System bariatric surgeons what may be the best weight-loss option for you on Tuesdays, 1 p.m., and Wednesdays, 9 a.m., at 2104 Woodruff Road. Free; registration required. Call 676-1072.

Diabetes Support Group
This free support group meets the second Monday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Greenville Health System Life Center. For more information, call 455-4025.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group
This free support group meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Patewood Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 455-7737.

Weight Management Support Group
This free support group meets every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Greenville Health System Life Center. For more information, call 522-3144.

Healthy Way
This free nutrition class focuses on creating positive nutrition changes for cancer survivors and takes place every Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. To register, call 455-2862.

Bereavement Support
Greenville Health System’s Hospice of the Foothills offers bereavement support and education to the community. Dates, times and locations vary. To learn more, call 882-8940.