SOLO GUITAR CONCERT: The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music will present French guitarist Roland Dyens in a solo guitar concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave., across the street from MJC's East Campus. Tickets will be available at the door for $12 general admission and $10 for students and seniors.
HEALTH CLASSES AT EMANUEL: Emanuel Medical Center in January will offer a variety of health education classes and programs for residents of Turlock and nearby communities. The classes will be in meeting rooms at the hospital, 825 Delbon Ave.
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Free blood pressure checks: 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 8 and Jan. 22, in the education training room, east wing. No reservations are required.
Childbirth preparation: A seven-week course to prepare for giving birth. Topics will include the physiology of labor, relaxation exercises, paced breathing, breast-feeding, infant care, safety and a tour of the Mary Stuart Rogers Birthing Center at the hospital. Classes will be 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31 and Feb. 7, 14 and 21 in Conference Room C, east wing. Cost is $55. Preregistration is required. Class is limited to 12 couples.
Childbirth class: A two-day class from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 12 and 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 13 in Conference Room C, east wing. The class will focus on relaxation and coping skills needed for labor and birth, the birth process, infant care, breast-feeding, Caesarean birth and postpartum care. Preregistration and a $40 fee are required. Class is limited to 12 couples.
Childbirth sibling preparation: The class will teach children how to be a big brother or sister and what to expect when a new baby joins the family. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in Conference Room C, east wing. Cost is $15 per family. Preregistration is required.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training: A CPR class for health care providers, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in Conference Room C, east wing. Preregistration and $40 fee are required. Class size is limited.
CPR retraining: This class for health care providers will be from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 16 in Conference Room C, east wing. Knowledge of current guidelines and a CPR card is required. Preregistration and a $30 fee are required.
Living with diabetes: A class on coping with diabetes, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 29 and 31, in Conference Rooms D and E, east wing. Class will focus on diagnosis, principles of nutrition, treatment, medications, healthy habits, acute and chronic complications, glucose monitoring and other topics. Cost is $10 per family for the series or $5 per class.
For more information on any program, call the hospital's education department at 664-2580.
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