Health listings for April 25



‘I CAN DO IT MYSELF!: FOSTERING INDEPENDENCE AND SELF-HELP SKILLS IN TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and ChildCenter, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. No charge to Bristol families or child care providers working in Bristol-based facilities. For all others, $15 per parent or $`17 per childcare provider. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895.




DISCIPLINING YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 8 p.m. Parent and ChildCenter, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Funded in part by grants from the Petit Family Foundation and the Fuller and Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation. $4 per parent or $5 per childcare provider. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895,




FREE HEALTH FAIR. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free screenings: glucose, carotid ultrasound, blood pressure and bone density. A diabetes risk assessment and sleep apnea evening questionnaire also available. Nutrition handouts, games, healthy snacks. The Hospital of CentralConnecticutFamilyHealthCenter, 22 Pine St., Bristol. (860) 584-8291.


MAY 1, 8, 15


A GUIDED TOUR THROUGH LOSS AND GRIEF. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Three dialogue sessions. Hospital of CentralConnecticut, New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St., New Britain. (860) 224-5900 ext. 6573. Validated parking in the Quigley garage next to the hospital.




POWER YOGA. Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Will cover basic postures and flow them together to bring up your heart rate. All levels welcome and modified versions of each posture will be available for those that need it. There will be an additional series of postures to practice balance and build strength. Class will wind down with mindful stretching and deep relaxation. Music will set the mood and help carry the flow. Bring yoga mat and yoga props, block, strap, a small towel, and a bottle of the water. $10 per participant. Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. (860) 583-1234.