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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Saturday, October 26, 2002

Health Calendar

Qigong Walking Class, sponsored by East West Qigong International, 8-9:30 a.m. each Saturday, Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park; $25 per month. 941-9707.

"Fostering Motivation, Hope and Resilience in Children with Learning Difficulties," symposium with Dr. Robert Brooks, co-author of "Raising Resilient Children," sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, Hawai'i Branch, 9-11:30 p.m. today, Japanese Cultural Center; $20 for HIDA members, $30 for non-members. 538-7007.

3rd annual Light the Night Walk, a fund-raiser for the Hawai'i Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, walk begins at 6:30 p.m., registration and pre-walk activities at 3 p.m., McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park; free registration. 534-1222.

"The Healing Power of Prayer," Dr. Roy Gaton discusses the research in the area of medicine and prayer, a MindBodySpirit forum, 7 p.m. Monday, Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium, Castle Medical Center, Kailua; free. Pre-register at 265400.

"An Evening with 20,000 Stars of Hope," candlelight vigil to honor those who have died with Alzheimer's disease and a tribute to those who fight this and other related dementia, 5:30-7 p.m., Kaka'ako Park; free. 591-2771.

"Looking Ahead," introductory workshop by Deborah Jackson on planning for care of an elderly friend or family member, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Eldercare Hawaii, 2909 Lowrey Avenue, corner of East Manoa Road; free. 988-6300.

"BreakFree HAwai'i," five-day smoking cessation class with follow-up support, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 3-7, Wellness Center Auditorium, Castle Medical Center, Kailua; $100. 263-5400.