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Find happiness"If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else. --Chinese Proverb
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Learn about health and wellnessFeb. 13: A health & wellness fair at the University of Mary Washington's Seacobeck Hall from 4:30-7:30 p.m. will feature health screenings, a "mindful cooking" competition and more. The fair is free, but a dinner buffet costs $10.75. Find out more by contacting Rose Benedict at 540/ 654-2169 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discuss dementia and depressionFeb. 13 and Feb. 18: Partners in Aging is presenting a seminar on delirium, dementia and depression. The Feb. 13 seminar is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Mary Washington Healthcare, and the Feb. 18 one for 5:30 p.m. at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Call 540/370-0008 to register.
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Love a littleFeb. 15: From 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the Center for Health & Wellbeing, 914 Caroline St., is offering free sessions on using Feng Shui to create romance in your home and life, why pets are good for your health, tips for overcoming emotional eating, heart-healthy foods, and more.
Celebrate for a causeFeb. 21: From 8-11 p.m., a night of live music, savory hors d'oeuvres and decadent gourmet desserts will benefit the Free Mental Health Clinic of Fredericksburg Counseling Services Inc. Tickets are $35 per person. Call 540/373-2320 or visit fcsagency.org to learn more.
Relax awhileFeb. 26: The Alzheimer's Association and Comfort Keepers are hosting a "Memory Cafe" the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:30 a.m. until noon at 411 Chatham Square Office. People with memory loss and their caregivers can share a cup of coffee, enjoy refreshments and relax. No RSVP is needed.
Learn self-defenseFeb. 27: The Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault, Empower House and Majest Martial Arts are offering free self-defense workshops from 11:30-12:15 and 1:15-2:30 at 20 Plantation Drive, Suite 110. Reserve your spot by calling 540/760-3472.