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Charity event

■ Excela Health Latrobe Hospital is sponsoring a holiday sale and open house from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Call 724-689-0206.

Flu shots

■ VA Butler Healthcare, 325 New Castle Road, Butler Township, is sponsoring a flu clinic for veterans from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Auditorium, Building 1. Call 724-285-2223.

■ Allegheny Valley Hospital is sponsoring flu clinics for persons 18 and older from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at its Destination Wellness health resource center, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, 590 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Frazer. The cost is $25, insurance coverage for ages 65 and over will need verification. Registration is required. Call 724-274-5202.

Seminars/lectures

■ Allegheny Valley Hospital is sponsoring the following programs at its Destination Wellness health resource center, the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, 590 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Frazer.

-- Kidney Smart SM, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 724-591-4723.

-- Highmark BCBS Medicare Solutions Seminar, 6 p.m. Thursday. Call 1-800-978-0231.

■ Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair, is presenting "Managing Holiday Food" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in its Fellowship Hall. It is free, but registration is required; go to wroc.westminster-church.org/wroctalk.html or call 412-835-6630 ext. 207.

■ Green Tree Public Library, 10 W. Manilla Ave., is hosting a presentation on stress management at 7 p.m. Thursday. Speaker is chiropractor Frank Verri of the Greater Pittsburgh Joint & Muscle Center. For more information, call 412-921-9292.

Classes/workshops

■ Excela Health is sponsoring the following classes at Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Call 1-877-771-1234.

-- Breastfeeding Success, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, conference room D, first floor; or 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Conference Center, ground floor.

-- Childbirth and Beyond, 7 to 9:30 p.m. three consecutive Mondays beginning next Monday, Memorial Conference Center.

-- Family and Friends CPR, 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 12, conference room D.

■ The ParentWISE program of Family Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Suite 1, 200 Huff Ave., South Greensburg, is offering an ACT Raising Safe Kids class from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays from next Monday to Dec. 30. Call 724-837-5410, ext. 702.

Support groups

■ Self Help Group Network, a service of PA 2-1-1 Southwest, provides a database of support groups. Call 412-255-1155.

■ Excela Health is sponsoring a four-week "Coping With Loss During the Holidays" support group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Thursday at Charter Oak United Methodist Church, 449 Frye Farm Road, Unity. Call 1-877-771-1234.


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