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DENTAL HYGIENE CARE CENTER
Farmingdale: Supervised students provide nonsurgical periodontal therapy,
X-rays, cancer screenings, scaling, root planing, polishing, home care
instruction and pit and fissure sealants, Farmingdale State University of New
York, Route 110, by appointment only, 631-420-2128.
Ronkonkoma: 6-7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month, Day Haven
Adult Day Services, 2210 Smithtown Ave., free, 631-585-2020.
PARENT TRAINING FOR AUTISM
Astoria: Seminar for families and friends of autistic children and adults
addressing applied behavior analysis and other techniques, meetings are 7 p.m.
alternate Tuesdays, Quality Services for the Autism Community, 30-10 38th St.,
childcare available with advance notice, 718-728-8476, ext. 16.
LYME DISEASE UPDATE
Riverhead: Program conducted by John Ronconi, critical care registered
nurse, 7 p.m. today, Riverhead Library, 330 Court St., free, call to register,
DETOX AND CLEANSE DIETS
East Setauket: Lecture at 7 p.m. today, Wild By Nature, 198 Main St., free,
RESTORING HORMONAL BALANCE
Deer Park: Informal seminar covers painfulandirregular periods, menopause,
pre-menstrual syndrome, diabetes and thyroid disorders, 7:30 p.m. today, Deer
Park Library, 44 Lake Ave., reserve, 631-586-3000.
TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT HIV / AIDS
Hempstead: Adults learn how to have an informative dialogue with children
and other adults about HIV/AIDS in a free, two-day training session, 9 a.m.-4
p.m. tomorrow and Thursday, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, 40
Main St. lower level, materials also available in Spanish, register,
516-292-7990, ext. 21.
CHILD HEALTH PLUS
East Hampton: A bilingual representative from Suffolk Health Plan is
available to enroll eligible children in the state's Child Health Plus medical
insurance program; proof of identity, residency and income required, 1:30-5:30
p.m. Wednesdays, East Hampton Senior Center, 128 Springs Fireplace Rd.,
STRESS REDUCTION WORKSHOP
Flushing: Relaxation class using the principles of yoga and t'ai chi;
3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Middle School 158, 46-35 Oceania St., free,
"BASIC LIFE SUPPORT"
Oceanside: Learn CPR in two sessions, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday and Aug.
23, South Nassau Communities Hospital, 1 Healthy Way, $75, register,
Glen Cove: The Diabetes Club meets, 7-8 p.m. tomorrow, the Maxwell Board
Room, Glen Cove Hospital, 101 St. Andrews Lane, free, 516-674-7936 or
"NEED HEALTH INSURANCE?"
Greenport: The Economic Opportunity Council and Health and Welfare Council
of Long Island provide eligibility screenings and enrollment for Child and
Family Health Plus insurance programs third Thursdays of the month, Economic
Opportunity Council, 421 First St., by appointment only, 631-477-1510.
Port Jefferson: Classes for those considering hip replacement, 1 p.m.
Mondays; and knee replacement, 1 p.m. Thursdays, St. Charles Hospital, 200
Belle Terre Rd., 631-474-6876.
Southampton: Meets at 2 p.m. third Thursdays of the month in Parrish
Memorial Hall, Southampton Hospital, 240 Meeting House Lane, 631-726-8700.
AUTOIMMUNE SUPPORT GROUP
Glen Cove: For those with chronic fatigue syndrome, Crohn's disease,
multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and ulcerative colitis,
7 p.m. first and third Thursdays of the month, Glen Cove Hospital, 101 St.
Andrews Lane, 516-674-7839.
BREAST CANCER / GENETIC RESEARCH
Dix Hills: Lecture by Dr. Michael Wigler of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory,
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Half Hollow Hills Library, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy.,
Long Beach: Magda Rosenberg, exercise physiologist, conducts physical
fitness routines for adults, 9 a.m. Fridays, Long Beach Library, 111 W. Park
Ave., free, consult a doctor before participating, 516-432-7201.
"WOMEN FOR SOBRIETY"
Rockville Centre: Self-help recovery program for women with drinking
problems, 9:30 a.m. Fridays, St. Anne's Center, Mercy Medical Center campus,
1000 N. Village Ave., 516-372-1306.
SKIN CANCER AWARENESS LECTURE
Forest Hills: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25
62nd Dr., free, 718-699-1010.
STROKE RISK ASSESSMENT
Port Jefferson: Free screenings, noon-1 a.m. Fridays, St. Charles Hospital,
200 Belle Terre Rd., free, 631-474-6030.
PEDIATRIC ALLERGY CLINIC
East Meadow: 1-3 p.m. Fridays in the medical pavilion conference room,
Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Tpke., 516-572-4949.
Woodmere: Music, dancing and refreshments in a social setting for afflicted
adults, 4:30-9 p.m. Friday, Peninsula Counseling Center's LimeLight Cafe, 108
Franklin Pl., sliding-scale fee, some medical insurance accepted, 516-569-4524,
"BASIC LIFE SUPPORT"
Oceanside: Learn CPR, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, South Nassau Communities
Hospital, 1 Healthy Way, $75, register, 516-377-5333.
ADULT HEART SAVER CLASS
Brentwood: Learn a lifesaving emergency procedure consisting of cardiac
massage and artificial respiration, sponsored by the American Heart
Association, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Brentwood Library, Second Avenue and
Fourth Street, $14 cash fee covers course, book and certification, reserve,
HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO
East Garden City: Urban rebounding, Jazzercise, body crunch, extreme
stepping and kickboxing demonstrations, also massages, makeovers and healthy
cooking, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nassau Veterans
Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., $11.50, $6.50 ages 5-12, free younger
than 5, $6.75 parking fee, 516-794-9300.
Huntington Station: "Fast Food Nation," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22, Barnes and
Noble, 380 Walt Whitman Rd., free, 631-987-9792.
WELL SPOUSE ASSOCIATION
Albertson: Support group for spouses or partners of the chronically ill and
disabled, share feelings, experiences and helpful ideas, 7:30-9:30 p.m. second
and fourth Wednesdays of the month, St. Charles Rehabilitation Network, 201
I.U. Willets Rd., free, 516-829-8740.