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Anjali Yoga and Wellness: Offers a variety of classes throughout the week. info@anjaliyogaandwellness.com. (508) 212-6521. One Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford.

Now and Zen Community Yoga Center: Offering classes for beginners, advanced, preschool, childrens, teens and couples. Call (508) 977-7224 or visit nowandzencyc.webs.com for a complete schedule. 53 Main St., Fairhaven.

GAPS (gastricly altered people): Support group for people who have had or are thinking about getting gastric bypass surgery, 6:30 p.m. alternate Tuesdays in Fall River. Guest speakers. www.gapsg.com, www.myspace.com/ohnodonna68, ohnodonna68@yahoo.com or (508) 677-9533. Fall River.


Dartmouth YMCA: Adult fitness classes, including yoga, pilates, senior stretch, Zumba, cardio kickboxing, boot camp. (508) 993-3361. Gulf Road, Dartmouth.

C.A.R.I.T.A.S. (Come and Receive Insight, Trust and Support): Caregiver support group will meet Wednesdays from 2-3 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. Information: Georgia Brown, (508) 235-5312. Saint Annes Hospital, St. Dominics Unit (second floor), 795 Middle St., Fall River.

Depression/Bi-Polar Support Groups: Meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. first Thursdays at the Wareham Free Library. Friends, mily and supporters welcome. Tom, (508) 295-3286. Marion Road, Wareham.

Homicide support group: Sponsored by the South Eastern Massachusetts POMC (Parents Of Murdered Children), 6:30-8:30 p.m. third Thursdays at the Unitarian Memorial Church, in the Harrop Center. All milies and friends welcome. For details, contact Beverly Myers Bailey, (508) 240-4255, (508) 743-0773 or beverlymyers2004@yahoo.com. 102 Green St., Fairhaven.

Parent Support Group: Meets 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at The HUB. Free. Refreshments served. Rose, (774) 259-1633. 23 Wareham St., Middleboro.

Greater New Bedford Community Health Center: HIV Medication Adherence Support Group, 2-3 p.m. Thursdays. For details, contact Susan Arsenault at (508) 992-6553, Ext. 155. www.gnbchc.org. 874 Purchase St., New Bedford.

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ALZHEIMERS-DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: Meets 12:30-2 p.m. first Mondays at Somerset Ridge Center, (508) 679-2240. 455 Brayton Ave., Somerset.

Southcoast Yoga: Taught by Pam Teves at Synergy Physical Therapy on Route 6 (CVS Plaza): Power Vinyasa, Thursdays from 5:45-6:45 p.m. $5. southcoastyoga.wordpress.com.

Health Expo: Will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30. Childrens activities, ce painting, Gracie the Clown. Plus lots of information on these topics and more: alternative and homeopathic remedies, blood donor information, diabetes education, end of life care, green initiatives, pet care, skin care and fitness and exercise. Grace Gospel Church, 271 Sharps Lot Road, Swansea.

Southcoast Center for Cancer Care: Will host a public open house from 1-4 p.m. April 30. The nearly completed state-of-the-art 56,000 square-foot Center is designed in a retreat-like setting to support the mental, emotional and social needs of its patients. www.southcoast.org. 206 Mill Road, Fairhaven.

The freshest seafood cooked to order, quick service, generous portions and excellent prices. Ive been going…

Get Fit Health Fair: May 7 at Holy Family Holy Name School. 8 a.m. check-in, 8:30 a.m. walk/run start, 9:30 a.m. ir. (508) 993-3547. www.hfhn.org. New Bedford.

Zumba: Fitness classes will be held from 10-11 a.m. every Thursday during the ll season, taught by Jodi Craft. $7 per class. (508) 996-4828. www.carouselskate.com. Carousel Family Fun Center, 4 David Brown Blvd., Fairhaven.

stroke support group: 4-5:30 p.m. third Wednesdays. Veronica Robdau, (508) 961-5769. Autumn Glen of Dartmouth (formerly Heritage of Dartmouth), 239 Cross Road, Dartmouth.

Panic attack, anxiety and stress program: IDEAL program, offered by Panic Relief Inc. Local meetings, to be held 7 p.m. Wednesdays, now forming. (732) 940-9658 or www.panicreliefinc.com. New Bedford.

Tai Chi 24 Form Yang Style: $15 walk-in per session. All levels welcome. dsmorningg@comcast.net. (508) 938-5218. 1133 Fisher Road, South Dartmouth.

Caregivers education and support group: Sponsored by Community Nurse & Hospice Care, 1-2 p.m. first Wednesdays at Fairhaven Council on Aging. Free transportation and free home care available. A Portuguese interpreter will be on site. Patricia Midurski, (508) 996-0368. 229 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven.

Kalia Kerr Studio of Dance: Offers Zumba at 8 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Saturdays. (508) 947-1899. 105 Charles Eldridge Dr., Lakeville.

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Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA): Meets in Wareham at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 a.m. Fridays at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 74 High St. (lower rear); and 9 a.m. Wednesdays at the Gleason Family YMCA, 33 Charge Pond Road. (781) 932-6300. Also, in Fairhaven, group meets on Sundays at 6:30 p.m. at 391 Alden Road; contact Eric, (508) 758-8418. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. www.foodaddicts.org.

Divorce Care: A support group offered by Hope Evangelical Community Church will meet Wednesdays from 6:45-8eastern regiHealth and Support:30 p.m., through May 27. To pre-register or for more information call Divorce Care leaders Bill and Maggie Fabian, (508) 994-1555 or the church office at (508) 997-8854. 88 Hathaway Road, North Dartmouth.

Yoga With Laura: Mondays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. at Artisana. $12 drop-in, 5 classes for $45. Limited to 12 students. Bring your own mat if possible. (508) 291-2726 or artisana1@verizon.net. 215 Onset Ave., Onset.

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Life, Part II: Support program for all cancer patients and their milies, share experiences, strengths and hopes, 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Saint Annes Hospital Regional Cancer Care&8212;Dartmouth campus, 537 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth.

Caregivers support group: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Middleboro Council on Aging, Leonard E. Simmons Senior Multi Service Center. (508) 946-2490. 558 Plymouth St., Middleboro.

eastern regiHealth and Support,Gentle Yoga: With the aid of a chair, is offered from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays, hosted by the Buttonwood Center. (508) 991-6170, ext. 5. $3 per class. Tifereth Israel Synagogue Hall, 145 Brownell Ave., New Bedford.

Parents Enduring Grief: For parents who have suffered a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, fetal or innt death, 7-8:30 p.m. second Thursdays in the White Home Living Room at St. Lukes Hospital, free, (508) 997-1515, Ext. 5500. 101 Page St., New Bedford.

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Diocesan Divorced and Separated Support Group: Meets 7-8:30 p.m. second/last Thursdays. Refreshments available. On April 28, open meeting. Call Bob Menard at (508) 965-2919 or (508) 673-2997; Joanne Dupre at (508) 965-9296 or (508) 993-0589; or Claire M. McManus, STL Director of Faith Formation at (508) 678-2828. St. Julies Parish Church Center,Eastern Health 494 Slocum Road, N. Dartmouth.

Safe Place: A self-help support group for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide, offered by the Samaritans of Fall River/New Bedford Inc., 7:30-9 p.m. first/third Wednesdays. (508) 673-3777 or (508) 673-5160. Westport.

Cancer Support Groups: Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care at Charlton Memorial Hospital offers Breast Cancer Support Group West and East, support groups for patients who have been newly diagnosed with breast cancer; Complementary Therapies, classes for oncology patients in yoga, Reiki, meditation, massage therapy and more, (508) 697-7800; Introductions East and West, support groupseastern regional health for patients with any cancer diagnosis who are beginning treatment or are in active treatment; Post-Treatment Group, for patients with any cancer diagnosis no longer in treatment; and Support for Supporters, 6-7:30 p.m. third Thursdays. Entrance is off Prospect Street at the back of the hospital. Information on West groups: Susan Domingue, (508) 679-3131, Ext. 2530; East groups: Linda Casey, (774) 206-4111. 363 Highland Ave., Fall River.

All Addictions Big Book Step Study: Will be held Wednesday nights from 7-8:30 p.m. If you have a problem with one specific substance or more than one&8212;alcohol, drugs, eating, shopping, gambling, co-dependency and relationship problems&8212;this 12-step program may be for you. Uses the Big Book Step Study Process. Call Lori, (508) 685-2195. 27 Church St., Mattapoisett.

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Parent support group: Parents Helping Parents meets 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Family Resource and Development Center. Group is anonymous, free and confidential. For more information, call Pat at (508) 446-3973 or visit www.parentshelpingparents.org. 105 William St., third floor, New Bedford.

Fun, low impact dance classes: 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays (Zumba Gold) and Fridays (Cardio Dance-Fit). $4 drop-in. Ellie, (508) 758-2782. Social and Wellness Center, 17 Barstow St., Mattapoisett.

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Alzheimers Caregivers Education and Support Meeting: Sponsored by Community Nurse & Hospice Care, 6-7:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays at the Acushnet Council on Aging, 59 1/2 S. Main St., Acushnet; and from 1-2 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Fairhaven Council on Aging, 229 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven. Free transportation and free home care available. A Portuguese interpreter will be on site. Patricia Midurski, (508) 996-0368.

Fairhaven Recreation Department: Zumba drop-in, 5-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, registration not required, $7, $5 members. (508) 993-9269. Vinyasa Yoga, 20-20-20, Cardio Mis and Benderball classes. Babysitting available during class. 227 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven.

Free vascular screenings: Southcoast Hospitals Group is sponsoring basic vascular screenings to detect PVD (peripheral vascular disease) throughout May. These non-invasive screenings take approximately 20 minutes. Appointments required, call (800) 276-0103. Schedule appointments between 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Southcoast Center of Womens Health, 300B Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, beginning May 4; and between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Truesdale Clinic, 1030 President Ave., Fall River, starting May 6.

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