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Classes & Events
MAY01 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
MAY01 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY01 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room - Lower Level; 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Participation is free for anyone in the general public who has diabetes, and no referral or registration is required. Meetings are facilitated by FHN Diabetes Educators. For more information, call 815-599-6253
MAY02 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main Street, Savanna
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main Street, Savanna

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY06 A Slice of Time Just For You!, 5:30 p.m. Cannova’s Italian Cuisine, 1101 W. Empire Street, Freeport
A Slice of Time Just For You!, 5:30 p.m.
Cannova’s Italian Cuisine, 1101 W. Empire Street, Freeport

Join the FHN Women's Health team for an evening of pizza and conversation all about YOU! Registration is required for this FREE event, and these events fill up quickly! Register online at www.fhn.org/sliceoftime.
MAY08 Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY08 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
MAY09 Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required
MAY09 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
MAY11 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
MAY11 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY11 Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Globe and Deaconess Rooms, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Class designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone or babysitting. Registration is required - visit fhn.org/safesitter. The full-day course is $50, which includes the Safe Sitter Essentials Student Handbook, completion card, and basic CPR skill practice. (Class does not qualify for CPR certification.) Financial assistance is available for eligible students; call 815-599-6707 for more information about eligibility.
MAY13 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
MAY14 "No Child Wet Behind" Diaper Giveaway for Parents in Need, 9:30 – 11 a.m. Countryside Furniture, 1024 N. Riverside Dr. Freeport
"No Child Wet Behind" Diaper Giveaway for Parents in Need, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Countryside Furniture, 1024 N. Riverside Dr. Freeport

Parents are invited to receive a free a bundle of size-appropriate diapers (sizes 2 and up) for each child in their household at this free, drive-through event. Each household also will receive an essentials bundle containing baby wipes, wash, lotion, and powder. Parents may also speak with representatives from WIC, Illinois Family Connects, and Meridian Health Plans. Information about breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and other health concerns will be available at the event, as well.
MAY14 Talk: Restless Leg Syndrome, 3 p.m. Hawthorne Inn, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Talk: Restless Leg Syndrome, 3 p.m.
Hawthorne Inn, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport

Joanne Arnold, RN, will talk about restless leg syndrome at this free event, open to the public. No registration is necessary.
MAY14 Talk: Restless Leg Syndrome, 2 p.m. Liberty Estates, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Talk: Restless Leg Syndrome, 2 p.m.
Liberty Estates, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport

Joanne Arnold, RN, will talk about restless leg syndrome at this free event, open to the public. No registration is necessary.
MAY14 Prenatal Class (Session 1), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 1), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 1 is an intro to SCHD programs, comfort measures, nutrition, alcohol/drug/tobacco use, intro to the doula program and community resources. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
MAY15 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
MAY16 Blood Pressure Screening, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stockton Library, 140 W Benton Ave, Stockton
Blood Pressure Screening, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Stockton Library, 140 W Benton Ave, Stockton

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY16 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY21 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level

No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Pastoral Care at 815-599-6160.
MAY21 Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m. Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY21 Prenatal Class (Session 2), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 2), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 2 focuses on labor and delivery, breastfeeding and a tour of the FHN Family Birthing Center at FHN Memorial Hospital. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
MAY21 Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport
Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport

This support group is for anyone in the general public who has CHF. Our group meets the third Tuesday of every month. Participation is free, and no referral is needed. No advance registration is required.

Meetings are facilitated by FHN Cardiopulmonary Educators, Carly and Krista. For more information, view the schedule or call 815-599-6388.
MAY23 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
MAY23 Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY24 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY25 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
MAY27 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
MAY28 Prenatal Class (Session 3), 5 – 8 p.m.
Prenatal Class (Session 3), 5 – 8 p.m.
The FHN/Stephenson County Health Department series of 3 prenatal classes is offered to all regardless of their number of weeks gestation, however, they do correlate a bit with how a pregnancy progresses. Mothers-to-be and spouses/support persons are encouraged to attend these free sessions together. Session 3 focuses on newborn and postpartum care, car seats, STDs, birth control, and community resources. Register for all three classes online at fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221 for more information.
MAY29 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
JUN04 Prenatal Classes for Spanish Speaking Families, 4 – 7:30 p.m. Conference Dining Room at FHN Memorial Hospital Lower Level.
Prenatal Classes for Spanish Speaking Families, 4 – 7:30 p.m.
Conference Dining Room at FHN Memorial Hospital Lower Level.

Taught by OB Registered Nurse Juana Penaloza, these classes provide information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean section, and postpartum recovery. Register at fhn.org/ob under Class Registration.
JUN04 Breastfeeding Class, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room (lower level), 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Class, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room (lower level), 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Instructor is Annette Gielenfeldt. For more information or to register, visit fhn.org/ob or call 815-599-6221.
JUN05 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
German Valley Food Pantry, 65 State Street, German Valley

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN05 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 5 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room - Lower Level; 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Participation is free for anyone in the general public who has diabetes, and no referral or registration is required. Meetings are facilitated by FHN Diabetes Educators. For more information, call 815-599-6253
JUN06 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main Street, Savanna
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Bridges of Carroll County, 417 Main Street, Savanna

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN08 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
JUN10 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
JUN12 Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN12 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
JUN13 Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN13 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
JUN14 Food Fight Against Cancer, 6 – 10 p.m. The Wagner House, 1 E. Spring Street, Freeport
Food Fight Against Cancer, 6 – 10 p.m.
The Wagner House, 1 E. Spring Street, Freeport

Join us for a casual fun-filled evening of food and fun in support of the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and treats from local caterers, restaurants, and bakeries, plus music, and great company.

Tickets are $35 each, $65 for 2, or 4 for $125. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit .fhn.org/foodfight or contact the FHN Foundation at 815-599-6441.
JUN14 FHN Family Health Fair and YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, 5:30 – 8 p.m. YMCA of Northwest Illinois, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
FHN Family Health Fair and YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
YMCA of Northwest Illinois, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport

Enjoy some Friday evening fun with the family at this special FREE event with family-friendly activities brought to you by local not-for-profits in Freeport and Stephenson County on the Highland Community College campus lawn. FHN will offer a free blood pressure screening. All activities are free.
JUN15 FULL - Heartsaver: First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
FULL - Heartsaver: First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

Hands-on learning program to teach members how to perform high-quality CPR, first aid, and proper Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use in adults, children, and infants. The course is $60, which includes student workbook and CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years. Registration is required. Visit fhn.org/heartsaver-first-aid-cpr-aed.asp, call 815-599-6707, or email coil@fhn.org.
JUN18 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms - Lower Level

No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Pastoral Care at 815-599-6160.
JUN18 Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m. Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 3 – 5 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry, 406 S. Adams, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN18 Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport
Congestive Heart Failure Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Lower Level Private Dining Room, Freeport

This support group is for anyone in the general public who has CHF. Our group meets the third Tuesday of every month. Participation is free, and no referral is needed. No advance registration is required.

Meetings are facilitated by FHN Cardiopulmonary Educators, Carly and Krista. For more information, view the schedule or call 815-599-6388.
JUN20 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Soup Kitchen, 4 E. Iroquois, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN22 Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m. Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport
Walk With a Doc, 8 a.m.
Krape Park, 1799 S. Park Boulevard, Freeport

Free family- and pet-friendly walk and chat led by FHN providers and health professionals. Meet the group by the concession stand for this safe, fun, and FREE way to spend 30-45 minutes as you get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Visit fhn.org/WWAD for more information and a schedule.
JUN22 Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church food pantry, 411 S. Main, Pearl City

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN24 Living Through Grief, 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Deaconess Room, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport

This group helps participants learn more about the grief process, share stories of loss, and regain hope for healing. For more information, contact FHN Hospice 815-599-7240.
JUN26 Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Caregiver Support Group, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

Free group for those who provide care to a family member, friend, or member of the community. Open-forum discussion and a chance to ask questions and share resources. Visit fhn.org/caregivers for the secure Zoom link or contact Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160 for more information.
JUN27 Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Support Group, 2 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport

Bring your baby and join other moms to share knowledge and talk about the most up-to-date breastfeeding information. Discussions will be led by lactation experts from the FHN/SCHD Breastfeeding Task Force. This group is open to all moms and free to attend; visit fhn.org/breastfeedingtaskforce for more information.
JUN27 Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 1 – 4 p.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN28 Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Lower Level, Freeport

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JUN29 Gran Fonda Tour Against Cancer, 8 a.m.
Gran Fonda Tour Against Cancer, 8 a.m.
Tutty’s Crossing Trailhead, 250 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport Enjoy a healthy bike ride through some of the most beautiful roads in northwest Illinois while fighting cancer! Family Fun Ride or 30-, 50-, and 75-mile routes available. Please dedicate your ride to those who are battling or have battled cancer. In lieu of registration fee, donate online at fhn.org/granfonda. More information online or call 815-599-6900.