JINGLE & MINGLE
Join us for Jingle & Mingle in Bishop Arts! Novel Bishop Arts apartments and Methodist Dallas Medical Center invite you to celebrate this holiday season with a classic Christmas tree lighting. Hot cocoa, tamales, and sugar cookies will be provided (while supplies last); there will also be live holiday music by Greiner Middle School and W. H. Adamson High School. Plus, you’ll be able make your own snow globe to take home (while supplies last)!
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6 to 8 p.m.
Novel Bishop Arts Apartments, 111 W. Davis Street, Dallas, TX 75208
KWANZAAFEST BEAT OBESITY 5K WALK/RUN
Registration is open for the KwanzaaFest Obesity 5K Walk/Run.
The event takes place on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019.
The race begins at 8:00 a.m. and finishes at the Fair Park Automobile Building.
POLAR EXPRESS ON THE DALLAS STREETCAR
Join us for a Polar Express ride on the Dallas Streetcar starting in Oak Cliff in Dallas! Members from Raising Oak Cliff, a parent-led community group, will read the Polar Express in both Spanish and English and sing some holiday songs while aboard the streetcar. Enjoy Christmas carolers and complimentary cookies and hot chocolate. Come play our winter wonderland games, take pictures in a fun family photo booth and be on the lookout for a Santa sighting! We hope you can join us for this fun holiday experience!
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
We will meet at the Bishop Arts Station near N. Zang Blvd and W. 7th St. to board the streetcar.
Parking will be available in the underground parking garage for Victor Prosper apartments, the entrance is located on Davis St.
As the premier sponsor, Methodist Dallas Medical Center is helping make this a free event for the community.
Join Methodist Richardson Medical Center at this free holiday tradition where the lawn of City Hall transforms into Santa’s Village. The village is a town of tiny dwellings, including Santa’s Beary Good Hospital! Come enjoy this magical holiday event that’s fun for all ages.
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, Dec. 7 to 22, 6 to 9 p.m.
Hometown Thursdays, Dec. 13 and 20 (open to Richardson residents only)
Richardson City Hall, 411 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson, TX 75080
Visit the Richardson Parks & Rec Department website for more information.
SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES
Are you ready to quit? Methodist Richardson offers free smoking cessation classes.
These classes are located in the hospital at 2831 E. President George Bush Hwy, Richardson, 75082.
RSVP by calling 469-204-0250.
Here’s a list of upcoming classes:
November 26 6 p.m. Conference Room A
December 10 11:30 a.m. Conference Room B
December 30 6 p.m. Conference Room A
STRONGER AFTER STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
Are you or someone you care for recovering from a stroke? You are not alone.
Find help adjusting to the changes in your life at our Stronger After Stroke Support Group.
Meetings are the second Tuesday of every month.
1977 N. Collins Road, Outpatient Plaza Richardson, TX 75080
WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS
Every third Tuesday of the month
- 5 p.m. — Walk the Methodist Mile around the hospital (optional)
- 6 to 7:30 p.m. — Information meeting
Weight Management Classroom, Methodist Dallas Medical Center Pavilion II (first floor), 1411 N. Beckley Ave., Dallas, TX 75203.
The Methodist Dallas Bariatric Support Group is dedicated to helping both patients and community members achieve a healthy lifestyle. The meeting is free and open to the public, and the group is made up of people who are considering, in the process of having, or have had bariatric surgery. Each meeting features a new topic and a guest speaker. Past presenters have been a chef specializing in post-bariatric recipes, a fitness trainer, and a psychologist.
To register or for more information, call or email Katherine Odom, bariatric coordinator, at 214-947-8161 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS
First Tuesday of the month, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
J. Randall Canedy Conference Room, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
The free support group meets each month to discuss different topics and offer accountability and encouragement for those looking to have weight loss surgery or who have had weight loss surgery.
For more information, call 682-242-0462.
METHODIST CHARLTON HEART HEALTH AND DIABETES WORKSHOP
Third Thursday of each month, 3 to 5 p.m.
Auditorium, Methodist Charlton Medical Center
Come learn how to live with heart disease and diabetes and how these two conditions interact. These free sessions include a meal, guest speakers, and door prizes.
No registration is required, but call 214-947-0491 with any questions.
THE BASICS OF DIABETES
Second Tuesday of the month (except December), 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Conference Room 4, Methodist Charlton Medical Center
Join us as we cover the basics of diabetes and the importance of diet and lifestyle in management of the disease. These fun and informative workshops are free and open to the public. Attendees will receive education kits and healthy snacks!
Register today at MethodistHealthSystem.org/Events or by calling 214-947-6671.