Here's a list of upcoming events Carilion Clinic is planning; many are in or near Southwest Roanoke County:

June 9th - Infant CPR and Safety - Roanoke

This class offers hands-on training and experience in infant CPR, but is not a certification class. You will also learn how to keep your home safe for your child. There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure or kill a child. This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Date: June 9, 2011

Time: 6:30- 9 p.m.

Cost: $20/couple; $10/additional person; pre-payment bundle discount available

Registration Info: Registration required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Location: CRMH Rehab Auditorium 2017 Jefferson St. SW Roanoke, VA 24014

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June 11th - Parisi Speed School Cat Club Challenge - Roanoke

This free, valley-wide youth athletic challenge is open to all area athletes ages 7 and up.

Date: June 11, 2011

Time: 9 a.m. and noon.

Registration Info: To secure your spot, call 540-772-0123.

Location: Parisi School of Speed - 4035 Electric Rd. - Roanoke, VA 24018

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June 14th - Cholesterol Screening - Roanoke

Know your numbers! Carilion Clinic staff will check your cholesterol for optimal health. A 12-hour fast is required for best results. Please drink plenty of water and take medications. Other free screenings will include body fat and body mass analysis, blood pressure, nutrition and diabetes education. Refreshments provided.

Time: 8-10 a.m.

Cost: $15

Prerequisite: 12-hour fast required. Medications and water are acceptable.

Registration Info: Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Locations: Tanglewood Mall - 4420 Electric Rd. - Roanoke, VA 24018

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June 15th - Breastfeeding Class for Working Mothers - Roanoke

This class will give mothers step-by-step instructions on what they should prepare while on maternity leave, and how to pump and store their breast milk once they are back at work. Nursing babies are welcome to come with their mothers. Please make alternate childcare arrangements for older children. Attend before or after the birth of your baby. It is recommended that mothers take the basic breastfeeding class first.

Date: June 15, 2011

Time: 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.,.

Cost: $10.00

Registration Info: Registration required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Location: CRMH 13th Floor West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave. SE - Roanoke, VA 24014

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June 15th - Car Fit for Seniors - Roanoke

Developed through collaboration among the American Society on Aging, AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association, CarFit is the first program to offer older adults the opportunity to check how their personal cars “fit” them.

Professionals will lead older drivers through a 12-point checklist with their vehicle, recommend car adjustments and adaptations and offer community specific resources and activities that could make their cars “fit” better or enhance their safety. An occupational therapist will also be on hand to provide information to older drivers on how to maintain and strengthen driving health.

Date: June 15, 2011

Time: 10 - 11:30am

Cost: Free

Registration Info: Registration required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Location: Carilion Clinic, 3 Riverside - 3 Riverside Circle - Roanoke, VA 24016

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June 16th - Car Safety Check - Roanoke

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children under the age of 14.  Even though most parents’ do all they can to keep their children safe, eight out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly.

Stop by Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 on Jamison Avenue the third Thursday of each month and have a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician assist you in learning how to properly secure your children when they are riding in vehicles.

Date: June 16, 2011

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Contact Info: Safe Kids at 540-266-6000 or Roanoke City Fire/EMS at 540-853-5785.

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June 21st - Infant CPR and Safety - Roanoke

This class offers hands-on training and experience in infant CPR, but is not a certification class. There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Date: June 21, 2011

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Cost: $20/couple; $10/additional person; pre-payment bundle discount available

Registration Info: Registration required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Location: CRMH Rehab Auditorium 2017 Jefferson St. SW Roanoke, VA 24014

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June 21 - Parent Tour - CNRV

Come visit the Birthplace at CNRV.

Date: June 21, 2011

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Registration Info: Registration required.

Contact Info: 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482

Location: CNRV Fireside Room B 2900 Lamb Circle Christiansburg, VA 24073

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June 23 - Baby Care Basics - Roanoke

A registered nurse covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as bathing, getting the baby to sleep, understanding baby's cry, diapering, dressing, temperature taking, feeding a newborn, home and car safety and more. Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second or third trimester.

Date: June 23, 2011

Time: 6:30 - 9 p.m.

Cost: $20/couple; $10/additional person; pre-payment bundle discount available

Registration Info: Registration required. 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

Location: CRMH Rehab Auditorium 2017 Jefferson St. SW Roanoke, VA 24014

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Infant CPR - NRV

This class offers hands-on training and experience in infant CPR, but is not a certification class.

Date: June 28, 2011

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Cost: $10 mother and $5/Partner

Registration Info: Registration required Please call - 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

Location: CNRV Fireside Room B 2900 Lamb Circle Christiansburg, VA 24073

General Directions: From the main lobby, go straight, past the gift shop and Community Pharmacy. Take the stairs or elevator down to the cafeteria. The Fireside Rooms are through the double doors beside the cafeteria fireplace. Fireside Room B will on the right.

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Tanglewood

Free blood pressure and blood sugar screening

Date: Every Monday and Wednesday

Time: 8-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

Cost: Free

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings - Roanoke

Free Blood pressure and Blood Sugar screening.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Hamricks - 3915 Brambleton Ave. Roanoke

Cost: Free

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Blood Pressure Screening - Rocky Mount YMCA

Free blood pressure screening

Date: Every Monday

Time: 7 - 9 a.m.

Cost: Free

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Rich Creek

Date: First Thursday of each month

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Jewell’s IGA

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Pearisburg

Date: First Monday of each month

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Walmart

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Christiansburg

Date: First and Second Wednesday of each month

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Blacksburg

Date: Third Wednesday of each month

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: First Church of God

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Shawsville

Date Second Friday of each month

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Meadowbrook Senior Center

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Westlake

Date: Third Wednesday of each month

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

Cost: Free

Location: Westlake YMCA

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure Screening - Westlake Kroger

Free blood pressure screening.

Date: First Tuesday of Every Month

Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Registration Information: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

Location: Kroger Westlake 80 Westlake Rd. Hardy, VA 24101

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Blood Pressure Screening - Giles

Free blood pressure screening.

Date: Fourth Friday of Every Month

Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

Location: Giles Recreation Center

Cost: Free

Registration Information: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

Location: Kroger Westlake 80 Westlake Rd. Hardy, VA 24101

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Bedford

Date: First Wednesday of each month

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Bedford Post Office

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Moneta

Date: Third Wednesday of each month

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Moneta Post Office

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Roanoke

Date: Second Thursday of each month

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Roanoke Public Library

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Salem

Date: First Monday of each month

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Salem Library

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Hollins

Date: Third Thursday of each month

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Hollins Library

Registration Info: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482

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Physicians on Foot: Roanoke River Greenway

The doctors of Carilion Clinic are lacing up their walking shoes! Because your health is so important to us, we encourage you to put on your shoes and join our weekly walking program.

During inclement weather, call 540-981-7684.

Location: Roanoke River Greenway.

Time: 8:30 a.m. every Saturday.

Cost: Free

We're Talkin Health - 710 AM WFNR

Join Amy Epperley and Mary Arnold every Saturday morning for We're Talkin Health.

Listen live on 710 AM or online at www.710wfnr.com.

Speakers: Amy Epperley & Mary Arnold

Time: 8 - 9 a.m. every Saturday Cost: Free

Contact Information:

To suggest a show topic or ask questions, e-mail talkinhealth@carilionclinic.org or call Amy Epperley at

540-731-2027

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Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Forest

Come on out to the post office in Forest for Free blood pressure/blood sugar screening!

Date: Fourth Wednesday of each month

Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Registration Information: No registration required.

Contact Information: 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

Location: Forest Post Office

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