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Classes & Events
MAR02 Blood Pressure Screening, 8:30 – 11 a.m. Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, 119 W. Main Street, Warren
Blood Pressure Screening, 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, 119 W. Main Street, Warren

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
MAR05 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.
MAR06 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.
MAR06 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.
MAR06 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.
MAR07 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.
MAR09 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.
MAR11 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.
MAR12 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.
MAR13 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.
MAR14 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.
MAR14 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.
MAR16 Heartsaver: First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Globe Room, Lower Level FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
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.
MAR19 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.
MAR19 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.
MAR19 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.
MAR19 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.
MAR20 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.
MAR21 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.
MAR21 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.
MAR22 Movement and Balance Workshop, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Movement and Balance Workshop, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Family YMCA of Northwest Illinois, Multi-Purpose Room (MPR), 2998 W. Pearl City Rd, Freeport

Join workshop presenters, FHN Audiologist Anneliese Hartman, AuD, and FHN Physical Therapist, Baylee Alderman, PT, DPT, to learn how movement builds your balance foundation from the ground up!

Register for this free event at www.fhn.org/Balance, or call 1-877-600-0346, ext. 901. Registration is required as space is limited.

Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing they can move in.
MAR22 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.
MAR25 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.
MAR26 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.
MAR28 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.
MAR28 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.
APR02 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.
APR03 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.
APR03 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.
APR03 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.
APR04 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.
APR06 Blood Pressure Screening, 8:30 – 11 a.m. Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, 119 W. Main Street, Warren
Blood Pressure Screening, 8:30 – 11 a.m.
Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, 119 W. Main Street, Warren

Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
APR08 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.
APR09 Talk: Constipation, 3 p.m. Hawthorne Inn, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Talk: Constipation, 3 p.m.
Hawthorne Inn, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport

Joanne Arnold, RN, will talk about constipation at this free event, open to the public. No registration is necessary.
APR09 Talk: Constipation, 2 p.m. Liberty Estates, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Talk: Constipation, 2 p.m.
Liberty Estates, 2170 Navajo Drive, Freeport

Joanne Arnold, RN, will talk about constipation at this free event, open to the public. No registration is necessary.
APR10 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.
APR10 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.
APR11 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.
APR11 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.
APR13 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.
APR16 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.
APR16 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.
APR16 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.
APR17 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.
APR18 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.
APR18 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.
APR22 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.
APR24 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.
APR25 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.
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

5 p.m. check in; first ball thrown at 6 p.m.

Teams of 6 bowlers are encouraged to bring out their inner child and dress up for the evening; individuals may raise or donate the $50 entry fee. Those who raise at least $100 will receive a t-shirt, and individuals who raise $250 or more will receive a t-shirt and sweatshirt. (Please submit your donations to the Foundation by April 10 to receive your shirt(s) the night of the event.)

Learn more and register at fhn.org/strikingsuccess. All proceeds raised will go updates at FHN Memorial Hospital.
APR25 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.
APR26 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.
APR27 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Freeport Police Department, 320 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Freeport Police Department, 320 W. Exchange Street, Freeport

The FHN Family Counseling Center and Freeport Police Department are working with the State of Illinois and local and national law enforcement to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs and educate the public about the potential for abuse of medications. Bring unused prescription drugs (no liquids or needles/sharps, only pills or patches) for safe drive-through service.
APR27 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.
APR27 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.