LEWISTON – Club W! announces its November events. The free membership program for women is offered through St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. The club has more than 3,500 members. To join or register for an event, call 777-4000, e-mail [email protected], or visit www.stmarysclubw.com.

The programs are as follows:

Identity Theft, Monday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m.: Identity theft is happening more and more often. What is identity theft? How often does it occur? How can you tell if you’ve been a victim? Learn how to manage personal information properly before it is too late. The seminar will be conducted by Cathy Moore, security officer for UnitedKingfield Bank, and co-facilitated by Nancy Richard, branch manager of UnitedKingfield in Lewiston. In the Lobby Conference Room; free.

Waterbirth: The Gentle Choice, Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. The pros and cons of waterbirth will be discussed and questions will be taken. In the Potvin Room; free. Call 777-8280 to register.

You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling, Thursday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. Married feeling single? Desire more emotional, physical or spiritual intimacy? Learn how to turn things around for a happier, healthier relationship. Ann Marie Mullins, social worker, will facilitate. At Lepage Conference Center; free.

Advanced Bellydancing, starts Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Series runs Nov. 9, 16, 23 and 30. At d’Youville Pavilion Dining Room; $40.

Bellydancing Aerobics, starts Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.: Series runs Nov. 9, 16, 23 and 30. The class will focus on a deep muscle and cardiovascular workout. Some familiarity with bellydancing movements is helpful, but not required. The class is specifically designed for an aerobic workout…with bellydancing movements rolled in. Lisa Cummings will facilitate. Dress comfortably in workout clothing. At d’Youville Pavilion Dining Room; $30.

Mothers’ Connection, Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Looking to connect with other moms? Want to learn about resources in the community for parents and children? Join the Mothers’ Connection, an informal gathering of stay-at-home moms, working moms and their children. In the Fleet Room; free.

Holiday Depression and Stress, Thursday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m.: Part of the Successful Aging Series. Join a session discussing ways of avoiding the blues during this time of year. In d’Youville Resident Dining Room; free.

Community Diabetes Fair, Friday, Nov. 12, from 7:30 a.m. to noon: Speakers, screenings, vendors and give-aways. For more information or to make an appointment for cholesterol and foot checks, call 777-8625. In Lepage Conference Center; free.

Glass Etching, Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m.: Personalize gifts or customize glass pieces. Learn more about the inexpensive, easy craft. Materials for two glasses will be supplied. Patti Keene will facilitate. In the Fleet Room; $10.

Support Group for Infant Death and Pregnancy Loss, Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m.: The group offers a safe and supportive environment where people can share their feelings associated with loss, find answers to difficult questions, seek comfort in others with similar experiences and better understand the grieving process. In Potvin; free.

Syndrome X and Diabetes: Is There A Link?, Thursday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m.: Part of Entrees to Health Series. Syndrome X could become the next public health crisis. Millions of people have it and don’t know it (one of every five Americans and 40 percent of people in their 60s and 70s) until they suffer serious health consequences. The hallmark of Syndrome X is a resistance to insulin; if you have insulin resistance with high cholesterol, high triglycerides, high blood pressure, or too much body fat, you may have Syndrome X. Hear a discussion on risk factors, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Bring questions and an appetite for a healthy meal. Menu: harvest soup, spinach and Parmesan chicken, carrots, garlic and chive mashed potatoes, apple crisp; $9.50. At Lepage Conference Center.

Take Charge! health screening, Monday, Dec. 13, from 3 to 6 p.m. Free health screening, including total cholesterol and HDL, blood pressure, a risk factor assessment and a consultation with a health professional. Referral can be made to specific medical services if necessary. Call 777-8898 to make an appointment.


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