Health listings, starting April 1

healthTUESDAY, APRIL 5
SOUTHINGTON
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org

OTHER
UNDERSTANDING CHANGES IN THE THYROID IN OLDER ADULTS. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Elmwood Community Center, 1106 New Britain Ave., West Hartford. Register. RSVP. (860) 561-8180.

APRIL 6, 13
OTHER
PARENTING CLASSES. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to raise responsible and cooperative children. Geared toward parents with children 13 years of age and young. $40 per person or $60 per couple. San Damiano Room of the Chiara Center, 275 Finch Ave., Meriden. FLCenter.org, (203) 237-8084.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7
SOUTHINGTON
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 11 a.m. to noon. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org

OTHER
NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brings attention to the critical needs of those with alcohol use disorders and their families. Private screening consists of a series of questions designed to indicate whether symptoms of an alcohol use disorder are present and if clinical help is needed. Participants also have the chance to try doing some activities using “Beer Goggles,” which simulate alcohol impairment. Tunxis Community College, Routes 6 and 177, Farmington.

THURSDAY, APRIL 21
PLAINVILLE
INFANT MASSAGE CLASSES. Four session evening course offered by Plainville Adult Education. Register. (860) 793-3209.

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