Porter County Week Ahead briefs

2013-09-21T19:15:00Z 2013-09-21T19:20:37Z Porter County Week Ahead briefs nwitimes.com
September 21, 2013 7:15 pm  • 

MONDAY

Movie Monday

PORTAGE | Join the library for a free movie from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Call (219) 763-1508.

TUESDAY

Recently Retired Support Group

VALPARAISO | A new support group for recently retired people who would like others to share ideas with as they reinvent themselves meets from 3 to 4 p.m. at Dayspring Facility in the back of the PCACS building, 1005 Campbell St. Cost is $5. Call (219) 766-3478.

WEDNESDAY

Learn to Cope

VALPARAISO | Together We Learn to Cope is an open, peer-to-peer support group for family members and friends of individuals who are living with a mental illness. A safe, stigma free environment allows individuals to feel safe sharing their feelings, experiences and questions. The group meets 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Mental Health America of Porter County, 402 E. Indiana Ave. Call (219) 462-6267.

Living With Lupus Support Group

VALPARAISO | The philosophy of this support groups is to provide a warm and caring environment where people with lupus, their family members, caregivers, and loved ones can share their experiences of coping and insights into living with lupus. LFA support groups encourage and accept people as they are, providing a comfortable learning environment in which they can develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with a chronic illness. Living With Lupus Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month and will be facilitated by Cheryl Hart at Valplaraiso Health Center, 3800 St. Mary Drive. Call (800) 948-8806.

THURSDAY

Free Beginners Yoga

VALPARAISO | Come to the South Haven library every Thursday morning in September for a free Beginners Yoga Class from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at 403 W. County Road 700 North. Registration required. Call (219) 759-4474.

Managing Medicare

HEBRON | This program about the basics of Medicare will help you understand the difference between the types of Medicare coverage from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Hebron Public Library, 201 W. Sigler St. Presented by Franciscan Communities, the program is free. Registration is requested by calling the library. Call (219) 996-3684.

Portage Reading Circle

PORTAGE | A book discussion is held at the library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Call (219) 763-1508.

SATURDAY

Stamping card class

PORTAGE | Create special greeting cards with instructor Lisa Uporsky from 10 a.m. to noon at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Participants will create 4 cards for $10. Pre-cut materials and cards will be provided; participants will need to bring scissors and tape or glue. Registration is required seven days prior to class date. Cash payment will be taken at registration. Class limited to 10 participants, ages 12 and up. Call (219) 763-1508.

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