Calendar - All

Classes & Events
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.
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.
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 Cholesterol, Glucose, and Blood Pressure Screening, 8 – 11 a.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Cholesterol, Glucose, and Blood Pressure Screening, 8 – 11 a.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
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.
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 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.
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 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 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cub Foods parking lot, 1512 S. West Avenue, Freeport
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cub Foods parking lot, 1512 S. West Avenue, Freeport
The FHN Family Counseling Center is working with the Freeport Police Department, Stateline Area Crime Stoppers, and Cub Foods to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs and educate the public about the potential for abuse of medications.
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. Find out more.
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 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.
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.
MAY01 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 required.
MAY01 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 7. 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.
MAY01 Sibling Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Sibling Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street – Conference Dining Room
Designed to help siblings adjust to a new baby in the family. Instructor is Danielle Wittig. Registration required; for more information or to register, call 815-599-6221.
MAY04 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.
MAY07 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 Private Dining Rooms 1 & 2 – Lower Level Topic is insulin pump therapy. No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-6253.
MAY08 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.
MAY08 FHN Speaker Series: Stroke Care - Every Minute Matters, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
FHN Speaker Series: Stroke Care - Every Minute Matters, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, Freeport
Do you know how to recognize a stroke or what to do if one is happening to someone you love? Learn the signs and symptoms, how you can help prevent one, and treatment options available at FHN with FHN Stroke Program Coordinator Tracy Love, RN, BSN. Open to the public and free to attend; refreshments will be served. Register online at www.fhn.org/strokecare or by calling toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901.
MAY08 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.
MAY08 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 8. 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.
MAY09 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. Glucose screenings end at 10:30. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to glucose test.
MAY10 Glucose, Blood Pressure, and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Glucose, Blood Pressure, and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, 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.
MAY11 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.
MAY13 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.
MAY13 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 necessary.
MAY14 Community Health Forum: Stress and Your Health, 5:30 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Community Health Forum: Stress and Your Health, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Dr. Jack Herrmann will present the latest research on how stress affects our health and how we can reduce its impact. Presented by the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN; no registration is necessary. Open to the public; refreshments will be served.
MAY14 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.
MAY15 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 9. 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.
MAY15 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).
MAY16 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.
MAY16 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 required.
MAY18 Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 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 in adults, children, and infants. The course is $60, which includes student workbook and CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years.Open to the public; 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.
MAY21 Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – 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.
MAY21 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.
MAY21 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.
MAY23 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.
MAY23 Stop the Bleed, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Stop the Bleed, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, lower level
Nationally-recognized program designed to teach non-medical people the importance of stopping hemorrhage in a trauma situation. Course is $25, which includes a Stop the Bleed kit (tourniquet, bleeding control supplies, gloves, and instructions). Open to the public; 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.
MAY23 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.
MAY24 Talk - Vision Changes, 1 – 2 p.m. Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk - Vision Changes, 1 – 2 p.m.
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAY25 Crooked River 5K Walk/Run, 8 a.m. Pecatonica Library, 400 W. 11th Street, Pecatonica
Crooked River 5K Walk/Run, 8 a.m.
Pecatonica Library, 400 W. 11th Street, Pecatonica
FHN is proud to be a sponsor of this fund-raising, family-friendly event benefiting the Friends of the Pecatonica Public Library. Pre-register or get more information at runsignup.com. Adults $25/Kids 0-17 $12.50.
MAY25 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.
MAY27 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.
MAY27 Freeport Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. Downtown Freeport - 10 a.m.
Freeport Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m.
Downtown Freeport - 10 a.m.
Watch for your friends and neighbors from FHN in our blue shirts! We're proud to be a part of your community and march in this annual parade.
MAY27 Pecatonica Memorial Day Parade, 2 p.m. Downtown Pecatonica - 2 p.m.
Pecatonica Memorial Day Parade, 2 p.m.
Downtown Pecatonica - 2 p.m.
Watch for your friends and neighbors from FHN in our blue shirts! We're proud to be a part of your community and march in this annual parade.
MAY28 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.