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Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Email information at least two weeks in advance:

Basics of Medicare — With blood pressure checks and Ask a Pharmacist booths, 10 a.m. Sept. 18, UnitedHealthcare Medicare Store, 1412 N. Hancock Ave., free. Registration: 1-855-352-7920,

Boots and Bling — To benefit Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center, 5 p.m. Sept. 22, 3254 Paseo Road. Tickets:

Colorado Springs Kidney Walk — To benefit the National Kidney Foundation, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Registration:

Colorado Springs Women’s Living Expo and Craft Fair — With local companies with information about health and wellness, financial planning, career options, cooking classes, home design and renovation and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23, Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, $5-$7, free for ages 12 and younger;

Diabetes Expo Day — With nutritional information and more, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 22, Penrose Cancer Center, 2222 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration: 776-5536,

Fundraising Gala and Silent Auction — To benefit Life Network, 5:30-9 p.m. Sept. 27, Hotel Elegante, 2886 S. Circle Drive, donations accepted. Reservations:

Heart Failure University — UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, Black Conference Room, 1400 E. Boulder St., sixth floor, East Tower, free; 635-7172, ext. 1138.

• Exercise/Activity Recommendations, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 9.

• Community Resources with Discussion about Palliative Care, 2-4 p.m. Nov. 13.

• How to Manage Other Diagnoses in Addition to CHF, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 11.

National Alliance on Mental Illness — Free.

• Mental Health First Aid Training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21, Citizens Service Center, 1675 Garden of the God Road. Registration:

November Noel — An Evening of Fire and Ice — To benefit Newborn Hope, 6 p.m. Nov. 16, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., $95-$150. Tickets:

PPACG Area Agency on Aging Classes — Registration; Kent Mathews, 471-7080, ext. 115.

• Powerful Tools for Caregiver Series, 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 19-Oct. 24, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave., free.

Signature Chefs Auction — To benefit March of Dimes, 6 p.m. Thursday, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., $200. Reservations:

St. Jude Walk/Run — 8 a.m. Oct. 6, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, $10. Registration:

UCHealth Memorial Hospital HealthLink classes, screenings and programs — Registration: 444-2273, option 3,

• Power to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Healthy Choices Bring Powerful Changes, 6-7:45 p.m. Oct. 3, UCHealth Memorial Hospital North, 4050 Briargate Parkway, $20.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s — To benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. Registration: 1-800-272-3900,


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