Traverse City Record-Eagle


September 30, 2010

Well-Being in Brief: 09/30/2010

Open house features free Zumba classes

TRAVERSE CITY — Wilderness Crossing will offer regular classes with Zumba instructor Martha Hubbell.

An open house will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 2, featuring Zumba and Golden Zumba for seniors taught by Hubbell. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers that will slide without difficulty.

Wilderness Crossing is located at 1355 Silver Lake Road. New classes are forming and drop-ins are welcome. For details, call 943-0893, or contact Hubbell, or

Breast Health Fair, Remembrance Run

TRAVERSE CITY — A Breast Health Fair will lead into the Traverse City Track Club's annual Remembrance Run to benefit the Munson Women's Cancer Fund.

The fair will be open from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Timber Ridge RV and Recreation Resort on Hammond Road. Door prizes will be given away from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. and silent auction bidding will close at 11:15 a.m. Exhibits will emphasize issues important to women, and information will be available on breast cancer, diet and stroke prevention. Health care professionals will be available to answer questions.

The 5K Walk will step off at 9:45 a.m., followed by the 5K Run and One-Mile Run/Walk at 10:15 a.m. The registration fee is $25 prior to Saturday and $30 the day of the event. Runners also are encouraged to bring pledges to win additional prizes.

For details or to register, go to

Oktoberfest dinner for Camp Quality

TRAVERSE CITY — An Oktoberfest Family Pork Roast will benefit Camp Quality, a camp for children fighting cancer.

The meal will be served on Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Masonic Lodge, 13360 S. West Bay Shore Dr. Adult tickets are $9. Children can receive free hamburgers and hot dogs. For details, call 883-9436.

Neurologist will discuss Alzheimer's

TRAVERSE CITY — Board-certified neurologist Diane Parsons, MD, will discuss Alzheimer's disease in a free program on Wednesday, Oct. 6.

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