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Classes & Events
MAR22 Talk - Insomnia, 1 – 2 p.m. Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk - Insomnia, 1 – 2 p.m.
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR22 FHN HR Career Fair - Rockford, 7:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nurses Expo
FHN HR Career Fair - Rockford, 7:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Nurses Expo
Hoffman House
7550 E. State St. Rockford, IL
MAR23 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ Food Pantry, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ Food Pantry, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR23 Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Conference Dining Room, lower level, 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 specific to infants and children. The course is $60, which includes student workbook and CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years.For more information or to register, use our registration form, or you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org
MAR25 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
MAR25 Safe Sitter Essentials, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Safe Sitter Essentials, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport
Class designed to prepare students in grades 6 – 8 to be safe when they're home alone or babysitting. Full-day course is $45, which includes the Safe Sitter® Essentials Student Handbook and completion card. Financial assistance is available for eligible students; call 815-599-6707 for more information about eligibility. Register online at www.fhn.org/safesitter.
MAR26 Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon
Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR27 Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard - Suite 403, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 403, Freeport
Session 2. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
MAR27 FHN HR Career Fair - Freeport, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Highland Community College
FHN HR Career Fair - Freeport, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Highland Community College
Student Conference Center
2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL
(continues tomorrow, March 28)
MAR28 FHN HR Career Fair - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Highland Community College
FHN HR Career Fair - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Highland Community College
Student Conference Center
2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL
MAR28 Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m. SR Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m.
SR Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR28 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR02 Breastfeeding Class, 7 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Class, 7 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
Instructor is Annette Gielenfeldt. Registration is required; for more information or to register, call 815-599-6221.
APR02 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room – Lower Level
Topic is diabetes complications and prevention. No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-6253.
APR03 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration necessary.
APR03 Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard - Suite 403, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 403, Freeport
Session 3. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
APR05 Food Fight Against Cancer, 6 – 10 p.m. Grand River Hall, 101 S. Liberty Avenue, Freeport
Food Fight Against Cancer, 6 – 10 p.m.
Grand River Hall, 101 S. Liberty Avenue, Freeport
Join friends of the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital for taste-tempting treats, music, and fun, all to benefit the Cancer Center! Tickets are $35 each or $65 for a pair. Music by Harmony Road, appetizers courtesy of area restaurants and caterers. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.fhn.org/FoodFight or contact the FHN Foundation toll-free at 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 947.
APR06 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11 a.m. Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11 a.m.
Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR08 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
APR08 Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena
Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR09 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR09 Community Health Forum: What's Safe to Eat These Days?, 6:30 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Community Health Forum: What's Safe to Eat These Days?, 6:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Dr. Jack Herrmann will talk about organic vs. conventional foods, GMOs, raw food diets, antibiotics and hormones in our food supply, and more. Presented by the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN; no registration is necessary. Open to the public; refreshments will be served.
APR10 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR10 FHN Vein Center Open House, 3 – 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
FHN Vein Center Open House, 3 – 6 p.m.
FHN Vein Center inside FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport
Meet our Vein Center team, see our newly remodeled space and enjoy refreshments and door prizes. If you're experiencing tired, achy legs, sign up for a free vein screening. Open to the public; no cost or registration necessary to attend.
APR10 Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard - Suite 403, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 403, Freeport
Session 4. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
APR10 Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR11 Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 8 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 8 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to glucose screening.
APR12 Blood Pressure, Glucose, and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level
Blood Pressure, Glucose, and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to the glucose screening.
APR16 Free Vein Screening, 3 – 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 3 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport
Achy, tired legs can be a symptom of venous disease. Schedule a free screening at the FHN Vein Center to see if our experts can help. Non-cosmetic treatment options are covered by most insurance carriers, including Medicaid. For an appointment, call 815-599-VEIN (8346).
APR16 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m. Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m.
Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR16 Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport – Conference Dining Room
This class provides information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean sections and postpartum recovery. Registration is required; for more information or to register call 815-599-6221.
APR16 Free Vein Screening - Freeport, 3 – 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening - Freeport, 3 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport
Achy, tired legs can be a symptom of venous disease. Schedule a free screening at the FHN Vein Center to see if our experts can help. Non-cosmetic treatment options are covered by most insurance carriers, including Medicaid. For an appointment, call 815-599-VEIN (8346).
APR16 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
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 Spiritual Care Coordinator Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160.
APR17 Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard - Suite 403, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 403, Freeport
Session 5. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
APR18 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
A safe and supportive space for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth to cope with and share their emotions. Sessions include a short video, discussion, and other activities. For more information or to register, call 815-599-6160.
APR18 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration.
APR20 BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon
FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport
Hands-on course designed to teach healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR individually or as part of a team. Basic Life Support (BLS) skills are applicable to any healthcare setting. Course is $40, which includes BLS provider manual and certification card valid for 2 years. Open only to healthcare professionals; registration is required. For more information or to register, use our registration form, or you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org
APR22 FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event, FHN Specialty Care – Stephenson Street, 1036 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event,
FHN Specialty Care – 1036 W. Stephenson Street
Free hearing screening and consultation along with a demonstration of the ReSound LiNX Quattro™. Call 815-362-7588 for an appointment.
APR22 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
APR23 Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon
Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR23 FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event, FHN Specialty Care – Stephenson Street, 1036 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event,
FHN Specialty Care – 1036 W. Stephenson Street
Free hearing screening and consultation along with a demonstration of the ReSound LiNX Quattro™. Call 815-362-7588 for an appointment.
APR24 Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard - Suite 403, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Nine Months After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Hospice, 773 W. Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 403, Freeport
Session 6. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
APR24 FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event, FHN Specialty Care – Stephenson Street, 1036 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event,
FHN Specialty Care – 1036 W. Stephenson Street
Free hearing screening and consultation along with a demonstration of the ReSound LiNX Quattro™. Call 815-362-7588 for an appointment.
APR25 FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event, FHN Specialty Care – Stephenson Street, 1036 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
FHN Audiology Screening & Demonstration Event,
FHN Specialty Care – 1036 W. Stephenson Street
Free hearing screening and consultation along with a demonstration of the ReSound LiNX Quattro™. Call 815-362-7588 for an appointment.
APR25 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport,
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR25 Striking Success for Children, 5 p.m. 4 Seasons Bowling Center, 1100 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Striking Success for Children, 5 p.m.
4 Seasons Bowling Center, 1100 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Bowling begins at 6 p.m. Rocking Through the Decades, a fun-filled evening of bowling, will benefit the youth served by the FHN Family Counseling Center. For more information or to register, visit www.fhn.org/StrikingSuccess or contact the FHN Foundation toll-free at 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 947.
APR25 Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m. SR Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m.
SR Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR26 Talk - Hearing Changes, Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk - Hearing Changes,
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR27 Family Health Fair, 9 a.m. – noon Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
Family Health Fair, 9 a.m. – noon
Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
FHN and the YMCA invite kids of all ages to join us for a morning of fun activities and learning about good health. Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR27 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR27 Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.