Sept. 14–FITNESS

Beginner Yoga is offered at 9:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Yoga Center in Tupelo. All classes are based on donation. Pay what you can afford to pay. Call (662) 372-3233.

Gentle Yoga is offered at 10 a.m. Fridays at the Tupelo Aquatic Center in Tupelo. Bring a mat. All classes are based on donation. Pay what you can afford to pay. Call (662) 840-3768.

T’ai Chi Chih is offered at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Lee Acres Park in Tupelo. Described as a moving meditation, the series of 19 movements improves balance, physical fitness, flexibility and stamina. Free. Call (662) 231-5519.

Zumba is offered at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Saltillo Community Center. Instructor is Jennifer McGill. Cost is $3 a class.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Ongoing

Hip Hoppers, a program for preschoolers with their grown-ups, is offered at 10 a.m. two Mondays a month at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Cost is $5 for general admission/free to members and children under 2. Upcoming dates are Sept. 24, Oct. 15 and 29, Nov. 12 and 26 and Dec. 10. Call (662) 377-5437 or visit healthworkskidsms.org for information.

Health and PE classes for home-schooled students are offered twice a month at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Open to grades kindergarten through eighth grade, the program runs from 10 a.m. to noon on two Mondays. Dates for the fall semester are Sept. 24, Oct. 15 and 29, Nov. 12 and 26 and Dec. 10. Cost is $12 per week or $96 per semester. Discounts for HealthWorks! members. Visit healthworkskidsms.org or call (662) 377-5437.

Sept. 14

Kids Night will be offered 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 14 for ages 4 to 10 at HealthWorks! Children’s Health Education Center in Tupelo. Dinner provided. The cost is $15 for those who registered before noon Sept. 14; $22 after noon. Call (662) 377-5437 to register.

Oct. 13

Children’s Grief Workshop for kids 4 to 16 will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at St. Luke United Methodist Church, Tupelo. Free, one-day, interactive Christian-based program designed with parent/guardian participation. Presented by Sanctuary Hospice. Prior registration by Oct. 2 required because space is limited. Call Sanctuary Hospice social work department at (662) 844-2111.

Through Nov. 3

Saturday Morning Injury Clinic will be offered Aug. 18 through Nov. 3 for area varsity athletes who sustain sports-related injuries in previous night’s game. The free clinic is offered during football season. Athletes will be seen by an orthopedic surgeon, receive a free x-ray if needed and a return to play plan initiated by a athletic trainer. Athletes, who should be accompanied by a parent, should report to 8:15 to 8:30 a.m. to the Orthopaedic Institute of North Mississippi at Gloster Creek Village. Athletes with concussions should be evaluated in emergency departments on Friday night. Call (662) 377-5469 or (800) 843-3375.

FREE CLINICS

Antone Tannehill Good Samaritan Free Clinic is open to working or temporarily unemployed Lee County residents who meet income guidelines and are not eligible for government programs. Clinics are offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings and every other Wednesday. Call (662) 844-3733.

CATCH Kids offers school-based and community clinics where children 18 and under can be seen free of charge in Lee, Chickasaw and Pontotoc counties. Medications are provided without cost to patients through arrangements with local pharmacies. Call (662) 377-2194. Community clinics are offered 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays at 1616 N. Green St. in Tupelo, and at 329 W. Oxford Street, Pontotoc; on Tuesdays at Haven Acres Community Center in Tupelo; and Thursdays at 1616 N. Green St., Tupelo and back of Excel building on Baskin Street, Okolona.

Oxford Medical Ministries provides free health care to workers living in Lafayette and Yalobusha counties who can’t afford or don’t have access to health insurance or public assistance. Call (662) 234-1374.

Sept. 15

Tree of Life Free Clinic will be open at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at its 541 W. Main St. building in Tupelo. Open to anyone without public or private health insurance. Basic dental care — extractions only — identified through the regular medical clinic. The next clinic will begin at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Call (662) 841-8777.

Sept. 22

Living Healthy Free Clinic will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at its 2668 S. Harper Rd. building in Corinth. Open to…

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