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September 2019

55+ Breakfast Series: Breast Health, Understanding a Comprehensive Approach to Care

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Capital Health – Hamilton, 1445 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, 08619
Free

oin Dr. Lisa Allen and Dr. Rose Mustafa, fellowship trained breast surgeons from Capital Health Surgical Group - Breast Surgery, for an informative program on breast cancer. Learn more about what makes you high risk, what imaging is available, and the role genetics plays. Also learn more about benign breast disease and what women can expect during menopause. This event takes place in the conference room inside the 1445 building. As you enter the main driveway for Capital Health -…

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Self-Defense for Women: Personal Empowerment Safety Program 

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 26, 2019

Hamilton Area YMCA, 1315 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd
Hamilton , NJ 08619 United States
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$25

Learn to be more aware of potential danger and how to protect yourself through RAD Women, a multisession, activity-based self-defense program that includes lectures, safety drills, muscle memory and physical defense techniques. The course is designed for every woman, regardless of physical fitness or age. Date: Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 and 26 6 to  9 p.m. Location: Hamilton Area YMCA John K. Rafferty Branch, 1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Suite 100 Registration: Visit www.princetonhcs.org/calendar or call 1.888.897.8979 Cost: $25 per person

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Free Narcan Training

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, 1931 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrence, NJ 08648 United States
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Free

This training is co-sponsored by Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. Limited to the first 30 participants on a “first come, first served” basis. Training is open to anyone who is at risk of an opioid overdose or their family and friends. All participants will receive a treatment voucher for 30 days of free substance abuse treatment, at JSAS Healthcare, Inc., to use or distribute to any person that needs medication-assisted treatment. In addition, education will be provided on how…

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Gut Health and Cannabis

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Princeton Integrative Health, 134 FRANKLIN CORNER ROAD, SUITE 101B
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ 08648
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Free

Come learn about the important role of cannabis in the health of our gut. Cannabis is a powerful tool to help modulate chronic pain and inflammation. Certain strains available in the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program can help alleviate symptoms associated with countless gastrointestinal disorders. Join resident cannabis educator, Regina Schoenberger, and our medical director, Dr. Vinny as they discuss ways to optimize your gut for cannabis edibles.

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Princeton Climate Strike

September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Hinds Plaza, 63 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, 08540
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Meet on Hinds Plaza at 12:30 p.m. to rally with guest speakers. Bring signs, drums, and your voices. We will then march through town and onto the Princeton University campus. On-street and municipal garage parking will be available in town. Please leave enough time to walk to the event.

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When to Call 911

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Plainsboro Recreation Center, 641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ United States
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Free

Join Barbara Vaning, MHA, EMT, with Penn Medicine Princeton Health, for this interactive, educational lecture designed to teach you when to call for help, what you need to tell the emergency dispatcher when you call, what to do if you cannot talk, and what you can do while waiting for help to arrive.

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20th Team Parkinson 5K and Fun Run at Carnegie Center

September 21 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
101 Carnegie Center Drive – Parking Lot, 101 Carnegie Center Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15 – $35

The 20th Team Parkinson 5K & Fun Run will be held at the Carnegie Center on Saturday, September 21 at 101 Carnegie Center Drive, in Princeton, NJ, and help raise awareness and funds for much-needed research into Parkinson’s disease. Proceeds support Parkinson’s disease research. The 5K is a USATF Certified Course, and Sanctioned Race; USATF-NJ Grand Prix Event: 500 points. There are timed mile markers and water stops along the relatively fast, flat, and scenic road course. Split Second Racing…

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Active Aging Fitness

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Exercise program comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. Includes some chair yoga.

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Guided Meditation with Mira Desai

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Mira Desai is back to lead this fall’s guided meditation series. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, and if you'd like, bring a towel or yoga mat.

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Memory, Aging and the Brain

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane
South Brunswick, New Jersey
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Free

Jeffrey Apter, MD, board certified in psychiatry, and a member of the Medical Staff of Penn Medicine Princeton Health, will explain the differences between mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease and suggest next steps for people who have started to notice a decline in their memory. Registration: Visit www.princetonhcs.org/calendar or call 1.888.897.8979 Cost: Free

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Below the Belt: Preventing and Detecting Gynecologic Cancers

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell, One Capital Way
Pennington, NJ, 08534
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Free

Too often gynecologic cancers (cancers in the female reproductive system) go undetected. Being proactive in your health and learning about gynecologic cancers may reduce your risk and identify ways to prevent cancer and to diagnose cancers in an early stage when more treatment options and higher survival rates are possible. Dr. Joyce Varughese, a board certified, fellowship trained gynecologic oncologist at Capital Health Surgical Group, will offer information on what gynecologic cancers are, their symptoms, and how to lower your…

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hamilton Area YMCA, 1315 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd
Hamilton , NJ 08619 United States
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Free

Join Alyssa Luning, RD, LDN, CSOWM, Registered Dietitian with Princeton Medical Center, and learn how to improve your daily meals, which foods provide essential nutrients for your growing family, and food shopping tips to save money and make it easier to choose between frozen or fresh and organic or natural products.

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Dance Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation: A Workshop for Dancers

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center, 1225 State Rd
Princeton, 08540
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Megan Advani, PT, DPT, Director of Outpatient Rehab and Physical Therapist with Princeton Rehabilitation, will discuss dance-related injuries and how to prevent them, with a focus on the foot, ankle and lower leg.

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Yoga for Success

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. These sessions offer simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. No prior experience with yoga is necessary. Anyone ages 7 and up can attend. Provided by the Isha Foundation. No registration is required

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October 2019

Guided Meditation with Mira Desai

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Mira Desai is back to lead this fall’s guided meditation series. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, and if you'd like, bring a towel or yoga mat.

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Could It Be Poison?

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Every year, between 2 to 4 million poisonings occur in the United States, according to the New Jersey Poison Control Center. Unintentional poisoning can be caused by over-the-counter, prescribed or illegally obtained pain medications and sedatives; antidepressants and other medications prescribed for various health conditions; drug and alcohol interactions; and even household cleaning products. Learn to identify poisons, how poisons can enter the body, the dos and don’ts of using medications and household cleaners, and what to do if you…

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