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The value of time"They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price." --Kahil Gibran
Run for the free clinic
Have your eyes and ears checkedSept. 8: A mobile site and hearing van will be at the North Stafford Farmers Market, 125 Hospital Center Blvd., from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. offering freee sight, glaucoma, hearing and blood pressure screenings.
Learn about fall preventionSept. 11: At 11 a.m. in the John F. Fick III Conference Center at Mary Washington Healthcare, Parnters in Aging is sponsoring a presentation by Dr. Barbara Ehman on fall prevention. Register by calling 540/370-0008.
Get some running adviceSept. 12, Oct. 10 and Nov. 19: Attend all three 6-7 p.m. lectures on running at the Mary Washington Healthcare Fick Conference Center and get a free regsitration for the YMCA Turkey Trot and a Human Motion Institute T-shirt. The lectures are free, and September's topics are training, goal-setting, shoes and equipment. Register by calling 540/741-1404.
Enjoy tunes and foodSept. 14: Blues & BBQ Concert to benefit the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 3-6 p.m., Wilderness Community Church, 10501 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, with music by the Fredericksburg Blues Society, The Geezers, Acoustic Onion and Marjo Deluxe, food donated by Virginia Barbeque. A $10 love offering is appreciated.
Salute the sunSept. 22: Celebrate the arrival of autumn by performing 108 sun salutations at Hurkamp Park, starting at 4:44 p.m. Said Pitaiyo's Alex Kelly-Maartens, "Our vision is to pack Hurkamp Park with loads of yoga mats, and we hope yours is one of them."
Walk to end Alzheimer's