The 11th annual Memory Walk to benefit the Western New York chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will be held Sept. 18 at the Buffalo Zoo, starting with registration at 8 a.m. Participants also may pre-register Saturday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. in the Walden Galleria's Gap store and at the mall's waterfall. At the conclusion of the 1.3-mile route through the zoo, there will be children's carnival games, music, family entertainment and prizes. For information, call 656-8448.
A free health fair will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Downtown YWCA, 190 Franklin St. For information, call 852-6120.
"Celebrating Puberty," a mother-daughter program, will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at Promedicus Health Group, 3671 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. Registration is required; call 505-6147.
A free lecture on home births will be given Saturday at 1 p.m. in Life Cycles Wellness Center, 640 Breckenridge St. For information, call 885-2229.
Diabetes management classes for people with diabetes will begin Monday at 9 a.m. in Sisters Hospital. The series also starts Monday at 1 p.m. and Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in Kenmore Mercy Hospital. To register for either location, call 447-6205.
"Look Good, Feel Better," an American Cancer Society free program to help women deal with appearance changes that occur during cancer treatment, will be held Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. To register, call Enza at 568-3525.
A smoking cessation class on use of the nicotine patch will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Buffalo General Hospital. Registration is required; call 859-1890.
Infant massage classes will begin next Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. Registration is required. For information, call 447-6205.
"Basic Facts of Lupus" is the topic of a lecture next Tuesday at 7 p.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Eggertsville. For information, call the Lupus Foundation at 835-7161.
A free workshop on stress management will be presented next Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Eating Disorders Association of Western New York, 339 Elmwood Ave. For information, call 885-8834.
"Adjusting to Amplification," a group session for hearing aid users, will be held next Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center, 50 E. North St. For information, call 885-8318.
"Five a Day and Safe Handling of Fruits and Vegetables" is the topic of a Breakfast Bunch program next Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in DeGraff Memorial Hospital's McLaughlin Center. Friday is the registration deadline; call 690-2271.
Communicating the health of ecosystems with new technological advances will be discussed at a free program and coffee for professionals, students and other interested community members next Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. in D'Youville College Center, 329 Porter Ave. The program is part of a Daybreak Dialogue on Advancing the Health of Communities lecture series.
"Addiction to Alcohol and Other Drugs: Myth, Truth and Treatment" is the topic of a free mental health workshop next Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in Mid Erie Counseling and Treatment Services, 1520 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. For information, call 895-6700.
Basic life support, including CPR, will be taught Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and between 4 and 10 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital. To register, call 891-2540.
Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include Better Breathers for those with chronic lung disorders, Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital . . . laryngectomy therapeutic for people who have had their voice box removed, Friday and Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. in Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center, 50 E. North St., 885-8318 . . . Mended Hearts for heart patients and their families, Saturday at 1 p.m. in Erie County Medical Center, 691-3730 (evenings) . . . gluten-free diet for those with celiac-sprue, dermatitis herpetiformis and other gluten sensitivities, Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga . . . bereaved children and their families, Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Life Transitions Center, 3580 Harlem Road, 836-6460 . . . menopause, Monday at 7 p.m. in Sisters Hospital, 862-1003 . . . peripheral neuropathy, next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., 833-1827 . . . prostate cancer, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in Westfield Memorial Hospital, 326-1353 . . . incontinence, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in Sisters Hospital, 839-8600.
Free screenings for peripheral vascular disease (blockage of arteries in the lower extremities that causes pain in the legs when walking or otherwise exerting oneself) will be conducted Sept. 16 from 1:30 to 5:50 p.m. in Buffalo General Hospital. Registrations is required; call 859-1186 or 859-2269.
Buffalo State College seeks children ages 7 to 13 years who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or attention deficit disorder for one-time participation in a research project. A parent will also participate. For information, call Dr. Jill Norvilitis at 878-3145.
A series of Tai Chi beginner and advanced classes will start next week in DeGraff Memorial Hospital's McLaughlin Center. For information, call 690-2271.
A postpartum breast-feeding session will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston. For information, call 298-2145.