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Published: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:31 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:31 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

LET'S TALK SENIORS DIABETES EDUCATION, 7 p.m. program on managing diabetes, at Azalea Park, 1325 Grasslands Blvd., Lakeland. RSVP or learn more by calling 863-413-0908.

nov. 27 or dec. 4

ADULT, CHILD CPR/AED, $29, 6-9 p.m. either night, at Family Fundamentals in Lakeland. Register with Citizen CPR at 863-680-1277.

nov. 28

FAMILY EDUCATION WORKSHOP ON TECHNIQUES TO HANDLE CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS, relating to Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, noon to 1 p.m., 601 S. Florida Ave., Suite 1, Lakeland. Hosted by Home Instead Senior Care. Register by Nov. 27 at 863-937-1500. Lunch will be served.

Dec. 1

LUPUS: LEARNING AND LIVING, 1-3 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa. Sponsored by Lupus Foundation of America, with featured speaker James C. Oates, associate professor, Medical University of South Carolina. Register at 800-558-0121, Ext. 263, or email RSVP@lupus.org. Registration includes complimentary parking and free museum admission.

PEDAL FOR A CURE, INDOOR RIDE TO DEFEAT ALS, $20 for one hour, $40 for two, at Revolution Cycle and Fitness, 524 Oakfield Drive, Brandon. ALS is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Money raised goes to the ALS Association Florida Chapter. Register at www.indoorRideALS.org.

Dec. 4

GO GREEN FOR LIFE, 5:45 p.m., free Zumba Toning Dance Party, Coleman-Bush Building, 1104 Martin L. King Jr. Ave., Lakeland. Free admission, snacks, fitness, by instructor Mariana Molero. Participants are asked to wear green, but it isn't mandatory.

TOOLS TO QUIT SMOKING NOW, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Bartow Public Library, 2150 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow. Cessation seminar includes nicotine replacement patches at no cost to participant. Register in advance at 877-252-6094.

Dec. 7

CITIZEN CPR ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON, $25, 11:30 a.m., The Club at Eaglebrooke, 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd., Lakeland. RSVP by Nov. 30 at 863-680-1277 or citizencpr@msn.com. Mail check to Citizen CPR Inc. P.O. Box 24298, Lakeland, 33802-4298.

[ Robin Williams Adams can be reached at robin.adams@theledger.com or 863-802-7558. Read her blog at robinsrx.blogs.theledger.com. Follow on Twitter at ledgerROBIN. ]

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