Today Medicaid Seminar What: Discover how many of the things you have heard about qualifying for Medicaid for a nursing home are not true. And learn what you can do, regardless of your financial status, to qualify for Medicaid at a nursing home, preserving your assets for your family.
When: 4 p.m. April 12 and 10:30 a.m. April 17
Where: Cutchin Law Firm, 1051-B Johnnie Dodds Blvd.
Price: Free More info: 216-0809
The Aging Face What: People are staying active well beyond age 55, and many are finding themselves competing in the marketplace. Join Dr. Ram Kalus as he discusses numerous surgical and nonsurgical options to help you look as youthful as you feel.
When: 2-3 p.m. April 17 Where: Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, 3500 U.S. Highway 17
Price: Free More Info: 402-CARE (2273) or www.rsfh.com/calendar.aspx
Argentine Tango What: Beginner-intermediate lessons offered by local dancers.
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays Where: MUSC Harper Student Center, 45 Courtenay Drive.
Wednesday AARP Driver Safety What: This one-day classroom refresher course will cover normal age-related physical changes and how to adjust driving skills to compensate for them.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18 Where: Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, 2095 Henry Tecklenburg Dr.
Price: $12 for AARP members; $14 for nonmembers
More Info: 402-CARE (2273) or www.rsfh.com/calendar.aspx
Youth Tae Kwon Do What: Black belt instructors will safely guide your child and teach them commands, fundamental kicks and punches. For ages 3-5.
When: 3 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Arts for Fitness, 539 Long Point Rd.
Price: Call for pricing options.
More Info: 556-4391 or www.arts forfitness.com
Thursday Food Addicts What: Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for anyone with food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia.
When: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays Where: Call for meeting location.
Price: Free More Info: 242-8190 or www.food addicts.org
Friday Recipes for Life What: Savor samples from chefs and local restaurants, and get tips on how to prepare healthy foods at home. Space is limited.
When: 6-8:30 p.m. April 20 Where: Trident Technical College 920 Building, 7000 Rivers Ave.
Price: Free More Info: 876-2427 or www.cc.musc.edu
Saturday Sisters In Serenity What: Women’s 90-minute 12 step Codependents Anonymous group.
When: 9:15-10:45 a.m. Saturdays
Where: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King St.
More info: Contact Lou P. at email@example.com.
Art of Healing What: A Community Day where children can participate in a variety of art- and health-related activities and live musical performances. Blessed Sacrament School will perform in the Rotunda at 10:30 a.m., and Old Fashioned Notions will perform on the front steps at noon.
When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21 Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.
Price: Free More info: 722-2706 or www. gibbesmuseum.org
Sunday VFW Blood Drive What: Donate a pint at the blood drive hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3433. All blood types needed, and refreshments will be served.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: VFW Post 3433, 10154 Bellwright Road
More Info: 851-7510 Purpose Class
What: The Yoga House of Charleston will hold a donation-only class. Each month a new charity will be selected to benefit from this Good Karma Yoga class. Open to all levels.
When: 4-5 p.m. Sundays Where: The Yoga House of Charleston, 1836 Ashley River Road
Price: Donation More info: yogahousecharleston.com
Saturday, April 28 Sports Health Fair
What: Sports medicine professionals from Roper St. Francis Healthcare will offer a free sports health fair that will include education and comprehensive physicals for Charleston County School District students. The fair will focus on nutrition and how to avoid and recognize the signs and reactions of concussions, as well as heat exhaustion prevention.
When: 8 a.m. April 28 Where: Stall High School, 3625 Ashley Phosphate Road
Price: Free More Info: 789-1501
T’ai Chi & Qigong Day What: The goal of World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day seeks to increase awareness of the myriad health benefits associated with t’ai chi and qigong.
When: 10-11 a.m. April 28 Where: Bees Landing Recreation Center, 1580 Ashley Garden Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 789-3036
Poker Run What: The second annual Grins and Fins Poker Run is the final event of OHANCAW, a week of clinics and talks to raise money and awareness for oral, head and neck cancers. Registration includes four wristbands to the after-party and four raffle tickets.
When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 28 Where: Salty Mike’s Deck Bar, 17 Lockwood Drive at the City Marina
Price: $125/boat early registration
More info: www.grinsandfins.org