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July 21

Nutrition and cancer workshop, free, noon-1:30pm, The Wellness Community – WLA, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040. RSVP to American Cancer Society, 310.348.0356 x3

July 22

Drawing as meditation workshop for cancer patients, free, 11am-1pm, The Wellness Community – WLA, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040.

July 27

Sunset Yoga Series, bring your mat and salute the sun as it slips behind the Santa Monica Mountains, 7pm, Fowler Museum Terrace, UCLA North Campus, also July 27, 310.825.4361.

ONGOING

Fitness Programs for Women with Cancer, Team Survivor, a nonprofit providing free health and fitness programs for women in cancer treatment and recovery, holds weekly walking groups and exercise classes in the Santa Monica area. Other programs available, call 310.829.7849 for locations and information.

Freedom from Smoking, Saint John’s Health Center, 1328 22nd St., developed by The American Lung Association. Meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays at lunchtime, 12-1:30pm. Cost for the 8 sessions is $80; advance registration is required, 310.829.8453.

Therapeutic Hatha Yoga, with Bea Ammidown, RYT 500, Wednesdays, 7-8pm, Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm, and Fridays, 10-11am; Saturdays, 9:30-10:30am, Yoga & Writing Workshop continues on Fridays to 12:30pm, 310.358.3338.

Walking for Health and Fitness, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Santa Monica Relay for Life Program and the Santa Monica Track Club. The group meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4pm and Sunday mornings at 9am in Palisades Park at San Vicente Blvd., coach Jerry Condon, 310.451.4139.

SENIOR SCENE

July 22

Free Community Continental Breakfast, 10-11am, have some coffee, a bagel and find out all about WISE Adult Day Service Center, 1510 Pico Blvd., 310-452-7802.

July 24

Medi-Cal and Long-Term Care. An elder law attorney discusses the new regulations affecting Medi-Cal coverage of long-term care at this free health lecture hosted by UCLA Healthcare’s 50-Plus Program. 8:30pm, Classroom B at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, 1250 16th St., 800.516.5323.

ONGOING

Free Stroke Recovery Program at the WISE Adult Day Service facility at 1510 Pico Blvd. The program runs from 9am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays and includes therapeutic exercise and classes on the psychological aspects of stroke recovery for stroke survivors and family members. Pre-registration is required, 310.575.1699.

Men’s Group, weekly support group for people 55 and older, talk about personal issues in a confidential environment, not drop-in, must call first, sliding scale. Wednesdays, 11:15am-12: 45pm, Center for Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave., 310.576.2550.

Santa Monica Strutters, a walking program for seniors sponsored by UCLA Healthcare, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8-10am in the 3rd level Community Room at Santa Monica Place, 310.319.4560.

Senior Improv Workshop. Ongoing free class for seniors over 55, 1-3pm Tuesdays, Santa Monica Senior Rec. Center, 1450 Ocean Ave., 323.512.8245.

Senior Suppers. Discounted meals for people over 55, 3:30-7pm in the cafeteria at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, 1250 16th St., $3.25 plus tax, 310.319.4837.

Widows and Widowers, discuss feelings that often accompany loss, Tuesdays, 10-11:30am, Center for Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave., 310.576.2554.

WISE Retired and Senior Volunteer Program offers opportunities for volunteers 55 plus to tutor children at lower income schools. Tutor reading, work with children on art and other projects or use computers to teach literacy (training available), 310.394.9871, x452.

HEALTH & FITNESS

July 21

Nutrition and cancer workshop, free, noon-1:30pm, The Wellness Community – WLA, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040. RSVP to American Cancer Society, 310.348.0356 x3

July 22

Drawing as meditation workshop for cancer patients, free, 11am-1pm, The Wellness Community – WLA, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd., #1040.

July 27

Sunset Yoga Series, bring your mat and salute the sun as it slips behind the Santa Monica Mountains, 7pm, Fowler Museum Terrace, UCLA North Campus, also July 27, 310.825.4361.

ONGOING

Fitness Programs for Women with Cancer, Team Survivor, a nonprofit providing free health and fitness programs for women in cancer treatment and recovery, holds weekly walking groups and exercise classes in the Santa Monica area. Other programs available, call 310.829.7849 for locations and information.

Freedom from Smoking, Saint John’s Health Center, 1328 22nd St., developed by The American Lung Association. Meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays at lunchtime, 12-1:30pm. Cost for the 8 sessions is $80; advance registration is required, 310.829.8453.

Therapeutic Hatha Yoga, with Bea Ammidown, RYT 500, Wednesdays, 7-8pm, Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm, and Fridays, 10-11am; Saturdays, 9:30-10:30am, Yoga & Writing Workshop continues on Fridays to 12:30pm, 310.358.3338.

Walking for Health and Fitness, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Santa Monica Relay for Life Program and the Santa Monica Track Club. The group meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4pm and Sunday mornings at 9am in Palisades Park at San Vicente Blvd., coach Jerry Condon, 310.451.4139.

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