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Editor's note: Due to the holidays, some meeting dates and times may have changed. Please check with your group to confirm your meeting.


TUESDAY, NOV. 20



AL-ANON: Noon, Triangle 24 Hour Club, Dallas Memorial Highway (next to bowling alley); 7 p.m., Christ United Presbyterian Church, 105 Lee Park Ave., Hanover Township.




AL-ANON PARENT SUPPORT GROUP: 7:15 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (ER entrance, second floor group room). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.



ANXIETY, STRESS AND DEPRESSION SUPPORT: 6:30 p.m., St Paul's Lutheran Church 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Info: email supportgroupmt@aol.com.



ARTHRITIS LAND EXERCISE: 10:30-11:30 a.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.



BI-POLAR/DEPRESSION SUPPORT: for those with bi-polar disorder or fighting chronic depression, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Community Counseling Services, 110 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Call 954-9184. CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 12-step bible-based recovery program for hurts, habits and hang ups, 6:30 p.m., Cross Creek Community Church, Carverton Road, Trucksville. Call 696-0399.



CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS 6:30-8 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Contact Pat at 266-2923.



GASTRIC BYPASS SUPPORT: 5-8 p.m. Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 864-3289.



GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS & OTHERS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy's Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor's note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.



INFERTILITY SUPPORT GROUP: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Area RESOLVE peer-led support group, 7 p.m., Kistler Learning Center, Geisinger Wyoming Valley, 1000 East Mountain Blvd., Plains Township. Visit www.resolve.org or contact Stacey at 814-6552 or stacft@aol.com.



LUPUS SCREENINGS: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call (888) 995-8787 or visit www.lupuspa.org.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon, basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke; 6:30 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, 211 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8-9 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call (866) 935-4762.



NICOTINE ANONYMOUS: a fellowship of men and women helping each other to live free of nicotine, 6-7 p.m., Salvation Army, 17 South Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Call Joanne at 829-2169.



OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Town Hill Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Call Barbara at 256-7735 or visit www.oa.org.



PARKINSON'S SUPPORT: 4:30-5:30 p.m., in the boardroom of Heinz Rehab Hospital, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre. Info: 830-2020.



REGISTERED NURSE CONSULTANTS: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (call or stop by), Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call (888) 995-8787 or visit www.lupuspa.org.



SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.



SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC: for Wilkes-Barre residents only, 1-4 p.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 208-4268.


TRAUMA SUPPORT: day program for female trauma victims, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nanticoke. Call Linda O'Boyle at 735-7590.



WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-6:15 p.m., meeting to follow, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, Hanover Township. Contact Tess at 825-6312.


WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SUPPORT: for family, friends and professionals, 6:30 p.m., Oakwood Terrace, 400 Gleason Drive, Moosic. Call Sylvia at 451-3171, ext. 116 for more information. Guest speaker will be Jessica Engel of Home Instead Senior Care.



AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, 1000 E. Mountain Blvd.; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (ER entrance, second floor group room). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.



AQUATIC EXERCISE AND AEROBICS: 3:30-4:30 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.



ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15 p.m., Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.



BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: 2-3:30 p.m. or 6-7:30 p.m., Spiritual Center at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, 1000 E. Mountain Blvd. Light refreshments. Call 808-5539.



CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: 4 p.m., Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, radiation-oncology department, 575 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 552-1300 to register.



CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Edwardsville Apartment Complex community room, 9 Beverly Drive, Edwardsville. Call Nancy, 331-0235.



EXERCISE CLASS: 10:15-11:30 a.m., standing strong chair class, Candy's Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor's note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.



GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 7:30 p.m., 333 Broad St., Hazleton. Call Help Line, 829-1341.




IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 1-4 p.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.



MEDITATION AND DEEP RELAXATION CLASSES: for all physical levels. Learn ancient breathing techniques to enhance all vital systems in the body and experience a sense of peace and deep relaxation; 5:30-6:30 p.m., Candy's Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Cost is $5 per class or $30 per month. The first class is free for everyone. Call 714-8800.



MEMORY CARE: support group, 6:30 p.m., Oakwood Terrace Assisted Living Community, 400 Gleason Road, Moosic. Call 451-3171.



NAR-ANON: support group for families affected by the disease of drug addiction; 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. Call 262-3793.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building auditorium, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call (866) 935-4762.



OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: beginners' meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Diane, 822-6239 or visit www.oa.org.



PARKINSON'S SUPPORT: for those with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers, 4 p.m., board room, Charles Luger Outpatient Center, Allied Services, Moffat Drive, Scranton. For information, call 348-1407.



SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.




SUNRISE STRETCH: sponsored by Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, 7:30 a.m., Swallow Street, Pittston. Call 822-1158.



WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-5:55 p.m., briefing 6-6:30 p.m., Lehman United Methodist Church, call 675-1682 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.; 6-6:45 p.m. weigh-in and 7 p.m. meeting, West Pittston Borough Building; weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., 6 p.m. meeting, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 105 Irem Road, Dallas, call 639-5464.


THURSDAY, NOV. 22


ABUSE SUPPORT: a community support group for victims and survivors of domestic violence in the Wilkes-Barre area. 6:30 p.m. Childcare is provided. Call 1-800-424-5600. Services are free and confidential.



ADDICTION HELP: Recovery Through Jesus, 11 a.m., Christ Community Church, 100 West Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202.



AL-ANON: 10 a.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke; 7 p.m., Brick United Methodist Church, 935 Foote Ave., Duryea; 7:30 p.m., Misericordia University, Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township (first building on right). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.



ALATEEN: 7:30 p.m., Misericordia University, Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Call 603-0541.



EX-POWS' GROUP: 11 a.m., Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, eighth-floor group room, 1111 East End Blvd., Plains Township. Call Alan Kurlansky at 824-3521, ext. 7698.



GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS & OTHERS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy's Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor's note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.



GLUTEN FREE INFORMATION EXCHANGE: 6 p.m., by Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, at Wegmans, Dickson City. Call 888-995-8787 or visit www.lupuspa.org.



GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 52 E. 8th St., Wyoming. Facilitated by the Rev. Jeffrey Klansek, non-denominational and elements of spirituality are discussed. Call Klansek at 552-1391 or 552-4181.



IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 9-11 a.m., Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages 6 weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.



LUPUS SCREENINGS: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call (888) 995-8787 or visit www.lupuspa.org.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon-1 p.m., St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 8-9:30 p.m., Central United Methodist, South Franklin and Academy streets, Wilkes-Barre. Call (866) 935-4762.



OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Clearbrook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call Lori at 814-3051 or visit www.oa.org.



RECOVERY INC.: support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Peggy at 288-0266.



RECOVERY THROUGH JESUS: a bible-based addiction recovery group, 11 a.m., Christ Community Church, 100 W. Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202 or visit www.ccchurchtoday.org.



REGISTERED NURSE CONSULTANTS: 2:30-5 p.m. (call or stop by), Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call (888) 995-8787 or visit www.lupuspa.org.


S.A.F.E.: Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere, 7 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 822-7259.



SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.



SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: for family and friends of suicide victims, 6-7:30 p.m.,West Hazleton Borough Building, 100 S. 4th St., West Hazleton.


TRADITIONAL YOGA: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy's Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Cost is $7; age 60 and older $5. Call 714-8800.



WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:15-5:45 p.m., meeting follows, West Wyoming Municipal Building, 464 W. Eighth St., call 333-4930; weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting follows


FRIDAY, NOV. 23


AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (front entrance, first room on right); 7:30 p.m., Triangle 24 Hour Club, Route 415, Dallas (next to bowling alley). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.



ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15 p.m., Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.



ARTHRITIS EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN: 4-4:45 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.



ARTHRITIS LAND EXERCISE: 10-11 a.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.



CODEPENDENTS ANOYMOUS: noon, Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Contact: Pat at 266-2923.



EXERCISE CLASS: 10:15-11:30 a.m., standing strong chair class, Candy's Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor's note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800.



FOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Church auditorium, 1201 Providence Road, Scranton. Call Tony at 344-7866.



HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP: 2-4 p.m. in Wilkes-Barre. For people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. For meeting location and more information, call 823-7161 ext. 345.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 6:30-8 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke. Call (866) 935-4762.



POLE FITNESS: For women only at Balance Yoga & Wellness, 900 Rutter Ave., Forty Fort. Classes: 5:30 p.m. (Level 1) and 7 p.m. (Level 2) Fridays, and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays (Level ½) and 3:15 p.m. (Level ¾ Immersion). Instructor Lucy Sordoni. Cost per class is $15. Info: 714.2777, balanceyogawellness@gmail.com, or www.balanceyogastudio.net.



SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.



WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting follows, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 813 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, call 287-8883; 6:30 p.m., Edwardsville Borough Building, Main Street, Edwardsville, call Pam at 331-2330; weigh-in 6:30-6:45 p.m., meeting follows, Harveys Lake Sewer Authority meeting room, Route 415, call Shirley, 639-0160.


SATURDAY, NOV. 24


AL-ANON: 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 562 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (both front entrance, first room on right). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.



CELEBRATE RECOVERY: faith-based 12-step recovery program, 11 a.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call Sue at 735-8109 or Lisa at 472-4508.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke; 6:30 p.m., St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Call (866) 935-4762.



OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Warren Street and Exeter Avenue, Exeter. Call Marilyn at 655-2532 or visit www.oa.org.





SUNDAY, NOV. 25


AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Christ United Presbyterian Church, 105 Lee Park Ave., Hanover Township; 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, Main Street, Dallas; 7:30 p.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.



GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS/GAM-ANON: both meetings, 5:30 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 425 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call Help Line at 829-1341.



NAR-ANON: support group for families affected by the disease of drug addiction; 7 p.m., Clearbrook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call 262-3793.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 5 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8 p.m., Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville. Call (866) 935-4762.



SJOGREN'S SYNDROME SUPPORT: 2 p.m., Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call 558-2008.



STROKE AFFECTS THE YOUNG: support group for young survivors of stroke to discuss topics such as how surviving a stroke affects your education, career, child rearing, and more, from 3 to 5 p.m., Charles Luger Outpatient Center of Allied Rehab Hospital, Moffat Drive, off the Morgan Highway, Scranton in the Graf Community Room.


MONDAY, NOV. 26


ADDICTION HELP: confidential one-on-one discussion about drug and alcohol addiction and referrals, 7:30 p.m., the Stickney building, 24 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Call 762-4009 for an appointment.



AL-ANON: step meeting and discussion, 6-8 p.m., Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Call (866) 231-2650.



AQUATIC EXERCISE AND AEROBICS: 3:30-4:30 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.



ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15 p.m., Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.



FREE PREGNANCY TESTING: counseling, education, support and options on crisis pregnancy, 6-8 p.m., The Hope Center at Back Mountain Harvest Assembly. Call 696-1128 or (866) 219-2446.



GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building auditorium, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Help Line, 829-1341.



GAM-ANON: for family members and friends of compulsive gamblers, 7:30 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 534 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Help Line, 829-1341.



MEDITATION CLASSES: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 6 p.m. Thursdays, Sandy Seyler Studio, second floor, House of Nutrition, 50 Main St., Luzerne. Class is 1 hour. Pranayam (breath work) and mantra meditation. No experience necessary. Fee $11. Info: www.SandySeyler.com or call 288-1785. NAMI CONNECTIONS: a consumer support group for people living with mental illness, 6-7:30 p.m., Suite 6 (second floor), Thomas C. Thomas building, 100 East Union Street, Wilkes-Barre. For information, call 371-3844 or email wilkes-barre @nami-pa.org.



NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: noon, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 105 Hill St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., basement of St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke. Call (866) 935-4762.



OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 7-8 p.m., Clearbrook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Call Dominick at 819-2320 or visit www.oa.org.



RECOVERY INC.: support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Church Street and Wyoming Avenue, Kingston. Call Peggy at 288-0266.



RECOVERY THROUGH JESUS: a bible-based addiction recovery group, 7:30 p.m., Christ Community Church, 100 W. Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202 or visit www.ccchurchtoday.org.



SARCOIDOSIS SUPPORT: 2 p.m., Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call 558-2008.



SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.



STROKE SUPPORT: 6 p.m., Allied Services Rehabilitation Hospital, community room, Scranton. Call 348-1263.



STROKE SUPPORT: 6 p.m., Hazleton General Hospital, Gunderson Rehabilitation Unit, sixth floor. Call 501-4632.



SUNRISE STRETCH: sponsored by Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, 7:30 a.m., Swallow Street, Pittston. Call 822-1158.



WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m., meeting to follow, United Methodist Church Social Hall, 900 Buffalo St., White Haven. Call Shelly, 443-0323; 6:30-8 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main St., Mountain Top. Call Barbara, 474-9349.



YOGA CLASSES: 6:30 p.m., Mondays; 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays; 7:15 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m., Saturdays, Sandy Seyler Studio, second floor, House of Nutrition, 50 Main St., Luzerne. 1½ hours long. Beginners and intermediate. Hatha Yoga postures, Pranayam (breath work) and deep relaxation. A body/mind/spirit workout. Fee $11. Info: www.SandySeyler.com or call (570) 288-1785.


The health calendar is limited to nonprofit entities and support groups. To have your health-oriented event listed here, send information to Health
, Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250; by fax: 829-5537; or email health@timesleader.com
. New and updated information must be received at least two weeks in advance.

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