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October 10, 2013

HEALTH BRIEFS

Weight loss boot camp starts soon

DERRY — A weight loss boot camp is planned through Derry Medical Center’s Weight Sense Program.

A free orientation night is Oct. 31 at 5:50 p.m. Classes continue over three Thursday nights on Nov. 7, 14, and 21 at 5:30 p.m. Classes are held at Derry Medical Center Wellness Building, 14 Tsienneto Road, Suite 300 in Derry.

The cost is $100 for classes, plus additional weekly meal replacements. Register by Oct. 15 and receive a $50 discount.

Call for information or to register at 537-3033.

Couch to 5K is underway

WINDHAM — The Greater Derry Track Club with Parkland Medical Center offers its Couch to 5K program on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. beginning Oct. 3.

Participants will learn all about fitness and running to prepare for a 5K race, the annual Turkey Trot, on Thanksgiving Day in Derry.

Visit gdtc.org for information or to register.

Flu clinic set in Londonderry

LONDONDERRY — The Londonderry Senior Center hosts a flu clinic on Oct. 21 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Pharmacists from Walgreens will be at the center to give the shots. No appointment is necessary.

Bring Medicare or private insurance card for billing and fill out forms upon arrival. The cost is $31.99 if not billing insurance. Call 432-8554 for information.

Indoor walking program offered

DERRY — Parks and Recreation invites anyone wanting to take a walk to come to Veterans Hall gym for an indoor walking program.

The sessions are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:15 to 10 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, from 8:15 to 9 a.m.; and also Monday through Friday, from noon to 1 p.m.

All adults participants are asked to fill out a waiver on the first day they attend. The program is free of charge. Call Parks and Recreation for information at 432-6136.

Meditation classes offered at library

DERRY — Meditation classes are offered at Derry Public Library on Oct. 28 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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