The community is invited to the SCI Café where science and communities interact at 5:30 p.m. today at Mod Coffeehouse, 2126 Postoffice St.

“Nutrition, Exercise and Sarcopenia” will be the topic.

Contact Amber Anthony, or 409-772-9136.


The Galveston County Epilepsy Awareness Support Group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today in the library of Odyssey Academy, 2412 61st St.

Contact Pat Cade,, or 713-789-6295, Ext. 210 or 888-548-9716.


The Transition Plus peer support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway.

The free meetings are open to all veterans, active duty, and immediate family members dealing with transition issues that may include PTSD, and emotional, personal, family and work issues.

Visit or call 281-317-7335.


The R.E.A.L. Program will be available from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M.

The licensed alcohol and drug abuse treatment center will offer a full range of treatment and education services for those needing help.

For information, call 409-443-5451.


There will be a free colorectal cancer information session at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the main lobby at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital, 18300 St. John Drive.

Dr. Jitesh Joshi, a board-certified hematologist oncologist, will lead the discussion.

Attendees must RSVP by visiting or by calling 281-333-8899.


Reconstruction of a Survivor, Galveston County Coalitions In Action, and Komen-Houston will present the “Pampering With A Twist” breast health educational event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 at Willing Workers Baptist Church, 801 29th St.

For information, contact Wanda Johnson, or 713-504-3649.


Narcotics Anonymous meets daily at noon and 8 p.m. at 2504 39th St.

Call 888-955-8822.

Send your health calendar items to, or call Angela Wilson, community news editor, 409-683-5239.

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