A roundup of events geared toward healthy living


The Heart of Diabetes, cooking demo covers healthy eating tips and diabetes prevention, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Portland Farmers Market, South Park Blocks between Southwest Harrison and Montgomery streets. Call 503-595-2275.

ABCs of Breastfeeding, class for moms-to-be, mothers already breastfeeding or providers assisting moms who are breastfeeding, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Milagros Boutique, 5429 N.E. 30th Ave. Call 503-380-2308.


'Why Diets Don't Work,' covers research on short- and long-term weight loss, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Portland Health and Wellness, 1821 S.E. Ankeny St. Call 503-236-4506.

Heart at Work, discussion on pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac rhythm disorders, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9205 S.W. Barnes Road. Call 503-574-6595.

Cold and flu prevention and treatment, simple and effective nutrition and lifestyle guidelines and treatment strategies, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., New Seasons Seven Corners store, 1954 S.E. Division St. Call 503-445-2888.


Body Basics, guidelines for safe exercise, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Adventist Hospital, 10123 S.E. Market St., lower level of hospital, gym. Call 503-256-4000.

International Walk and Bike to School Day, promotes safe and healthy transportation, call 1-866-452-8300 or visit


Baby-sitters training, learn basic first aid and gain American Red Cross certification, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 7, Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, 19300 S.W. 65th Ave., Tualatin. Call 503-280-1440.

'Quick and Healthy Cooking,' lecture by author Brenda J. Ponichtera, 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 7, Legacy Good Samaritan, 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave., Building Two/Auditorium. To register, call 503-335-3500.

Kids' safety fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Legacy Meridian Park Hospital Community Health Education Center, 19300 S.W. 65th Ave., Tualatin. Call 503-335-3500.

Events are free unless otherwise noted. See the About Us tab for information on how to notify the Tribune about events.

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