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Health Fair featuring more than 25 practitioners of acupuncture, massage, reiki, body scan, yoga, tai chi and more at Unity Church of the Rockies, 1945 Mesa Road. $15, proceeds benefit church. Sat., Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Prostate Cancer: Get the Facts, Save Your Life, an educational program at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. Learn the details from local doctors and health-care professionals. Free, 636-5101. Sat., Aug. 17, 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Getting Rid of Guilt and Grief, the Alzheimer's Association Saturday Education Series at First Lutheran Church's Fellowship Hall, 1515 N. Cascade. Park on street, entrance in alley. Free, 266-8773. Sat., Aug. 17, 9:30 p.m.

Lunch Hour Group Hypnosis to achieve and maintain emotional strength and balance, for people who have been laid off recently. $15 per session, 271-6089. Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 20-Sept. 3.

Your Health First, a panel of primary care physicians to answer viewer call-in questions. Televised on KOAA-TV channels 5 and 30. Every third Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. On Aug. 20: Cancer issues. On Sept. 17: Heart issues. On Oct. 15: Breast cancer. On Nov. 19: Pregnancy/infants. On Dec. 17: Heart issues.

Reiki Master Weekend with intuitive counselor Jeanie Fox at Beth-El College, Nevada and Austin Bluffs. Details, 532-0571. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 24-25, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Classes at Yoga Source, 623 N. Nevada Ave. Pre-registration required, fees and times vary. 475-9908. Fridays, Sept. 6-27: Intro to Hatha Yoga with Deahna Brown, 6:30 p.m. On Sat., Sept. 7, 1-4 p.m.: T'ai Chi workshop. Tuesdays, Sept. 10-Oct. 15: Intro to Buddhism with David Gardiner, 7:45 p.m. Sun., Sept. 29, 1-4 p.m.: Ashtanga Yoga.

Initiatives for Young Adults, a new free self-help group for young adults 18+ diagnosed with a mood disorder. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor Sunset Room at St. Francis Health Center, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave. For details, call 477-1515.

CCED/Empower support group for caregivers of children with emotional disabilities such as ADHD, depression, bipolar, autism and PDD meeting on the second Saturday of each month in Room 301 of the Nazarene, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd. For details, call Kris Fronk, 347-0286 or Kandace Dennison, 390-6891.

Alzheimer's Helpline, available 24 hours a day for help and support for those affected by Alzheimer's, such as answering caregiving questions and dealing with emergencies. Call 800/864-4404.

Healing Your Body with Guided Imagery, a weekly class at Alternative Rehabilitation Therapies, 2020 W. Colorado Ave. For pain management, to optimize immune function, and for relaxation. Every Thursday, 11 a.m. to noon. Call 578-1758 or 271-6089.

Arthritis Foundation seeking volunteers for the Arthritis Self-Help Course, to form local teaching teams. You can either be a health professional or a person with arthritis, and must attend a 2.5 day workshop. Call 800/475-6447.

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