What’s Happening This Week in Our Cancer Community?
December 1st – 7th
Municipality of Anchorage Area
Monday,December 1st: Holiday Gift Making. Get a jump on the holidays with talented artist Honor Bowman! Using an array of different mediums you will create beautiful works of art for someone you love. Supplies will be provided,however if you’d like to bring items to add to your piece,you may do so. 6pm-8pm. Alaska Regional Hospital,in Building C,4th Floor,Suite 414. Space is limited. Please call (907) 264-1500 to register.
Tuesday,December 2nd:US Too Guys Coffee and Shmoozing. Join Anchorage’s prostate and testicular support group in sharing,asking questions or just listening. It’s a great time to get to know one another and spend some time with those that probably know a thing or two about what you are going through. Every Tuesday,11am. Starbucks in the Aurora Village Carrs on Northern Lights and Minnesota. Your coffee will be on US Too! Dave Jaeger 333-8624.
Tuesday,December 2nd:American Cancer Society Support Group. Weekly support group for cancer patients,survivors,family and caregivers. Every Tuesday,7-8:30pm at Wells Fargo Bank. 301 W. Northern Lights,second floor conference room. 258-1937.
Wednesday,December 3rd:Acrylic Painting. Join popular local artist Katie Sevigny as she guides you through creating a beautiful painting that you will be proud to hang on your wall. Open to anyone who’s ever been touched by cancer. 6pm-8pm. Alaska Regional Hospital,in Building C,4th Floor,Suite 414. Space is limited. Please call (907) 264-1500 to register.
Thursday,December 4th:Alaska Native Medical Center Cancer Support Group. 1st &3rd Thursday for Native Alaskan’s only at ANMC from 2-3pm. Call 729-1179 to find out location.
Friday,December 5th: Women LISTEN Support Group. Any woman with any type of cancer is invited to attend. Weekly support group meetings every Friday 10—11:30AM at the Quilt Tree. All are welcome- Newly Diagnosed to Long Term Survivor. 222-6285,email@example.com or www.womenlisten.org.
Saturday,December 6th:THNC Survivor Support &Fellowship Group. Survivors of throat,head,and neck cancer are welcome to join in on this support group that meets the first Saturday of each month at Barnes &Noble’s coffee shop on E. Northern Lights Blvd. For any questions,call Liz 350-2165.
Mat-Su Valley Area
Friday,December 5th: Healing Yoga on Fridays: A gentle Immune-Restorative Class complimented with restful poses and Yogic breathing for relaxation. Poses/Asanas are gentle,compassionate,and are done in a chair. Registration necessary. Donation. No one will be turned away! 10:30-11:45a.m. 280 N. Main Street,Wasilla,99654 Located below Cederholm Insurance. Register with Linda at 373-9644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org://anjaliyogaroom.com/.
Kenai Peninsula Area
Tuesday,December 2nd: Coffee with Don. Meet with fellow prostate cancer survivors to go over any new information/resources that have been encountered,talk about how to help anyone who has contacted the Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Support Group and just have fellowship and support. Available to anyone (look for blue PC baseball hats). Every Tuesday at 11am. Kenai Safeway Store in Kenai,AK. 283-9206.
Monday,December 1st:Team Survivor Perseverance Walk/Run Program. Monday walking group focuses on heart rate. Meets at 5:30 p.m. each week from Downtown/Valley Juneau Racquet Clubs. Call Nicki Germain (Downtown) at 907-957-0381 and Sara Peacock (Valley) at 789-7081 for more information. www.teamsurvivorak.org.
Tuesday,December 2nd:Grief Recovery Support Group. Tuesday Evenings,7 pm,Hospice Office Building,2001 Gillam Way. Contact:David Rumph,Hospice Chaplin 458-3090.
Wednesday,December 3rd:Interior Alaska Cancer Support Group. This group concentrates on general support and assistance in dealing with specific cancers. The group meets twice monthly on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Cancer Treatment Center boardroom at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. 7pm. 374-0974 or www.interioralaskacancer.org for more info
Online and Teleconferences