March 10

Healthy Living Cooking Class

Organized by the El Paso Diabetes Association.

9050 Viscount, Bldg. A, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $6, 915-532-6280.


March 19

Insane Inflatable 5K

Obstacle course with inflatable obstacles.

Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Dr., $49, insaneinflatable5K.com.


March 19

Wonder Women Wellness Day

Day of empowerment. Workshops, guest speakers, health, wellness and community building programs. Yoga, meditation, healthy cooking class, zumba.

El Paso Garden Center, 3105 Grant Ave., 12:30-5:30 p.m., 915-219-8554 or hwntelpaso@gmail.com.


March 19

International Women’s Day Celebration

Mother-daughter day of activities promoting girl power. Poetry, music and hands-on art.

El Paso Garden Center, 3105 Grant Ave., 9:30-11:30 a.m., ages 9-14, 915-219-8554 or laslatinitas.com.


March 20

El Paso NORML meeting

Activists for legal and medical marijuana use meet.

Location still undetermined. Info at facebook.com/epnorml or epnorml.org.


March 21

Amigos Dulces Support Group

Organized by the El Paso Diabetes Association.

EP Diabetes Association, 3641 Mattox, free, 915-532-6280.


March 31

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group for Kids and their parents

EP Diabetes Association, 3641 Mattox, free, ages 5-12, 915-532-6280.


April 1-3

Birth Doula Training

A birth doula is a birth partner. They provide emotional, physical and informational support to the mother before, during and after childbirth.

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 915-308-5000.


April 2

Mental Health In-Motion 5K

1 mile run and a 5K.

EPCC Valle Verde, 9 a.m., $10-$25 13+, free under 13, raceadventuresunlimited.com.


April 9

Pediatric Diabetes Conference for School Nurses

Featured speaker will be Mara Schwartz from the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes. Lunch provided.

TTUHSC Academic Education Center, 4800 Alberta Ave., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free, 915-521-7229 ext. 80523.


April 14

‘Living With Alzheimers’ – Late Stages

Coping strategies, care and treatment options.

St. Mark Catholic Church, 11700 Pebble Hills Blvd., 5:45-8:45 p.m., 915-857-2955.


April 16

Chica Power Fest

Event for girls to promote healthy lifestyle and build confidence. Informative and informational workshops, guests speakers, panelists, booth fair and multimedia presentations.

UTEP Center for Civic Engagement, 500 W. University Ave., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


April 16

3rd Annual

Birth & Family Festival

Workshops on women’s health and new families. Support groups and non-profits will be in attendance.

El Jardín Birth & Family, 901 Arizona St., Rm. 109, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., eljardinbirthandfamily.org.


April 24

‘Let’s Do This!’ Walk/Run

El Paso Diabetes Association 1-mile walk or 5K walk/run.

The Garden, 511 Western Ct., 8 a.m., 915-532-6280 or epdiabetes.org.


April 30

Placenta Handling Training

Information on placentas and placenta encapsulating.

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 915-308-5000.


May 12

Conversations About Dementia

Care workshop covering going to the doctor, when to stop driving and making legal/financial plans.

St. Mark Catholic Church, 11700 Pebble Hills Blvd., 6-7:30 p.m., 915-857-2955.


May 15

10th Annual Braden Aboud Memorial

5K run/walk.

Zach White Elementary School, 4256 Roxbury Dr., 8-11 a.m., $12-$22, eventbrite.com twitter @bstrongrunwalk.


May 26

Newborn Care Workshop

Hands-on training. A ‘how to’ on new babies.

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 6:30 p.m., 915-308-5000.


June 11

2nd. Annual Veteran Food Pantry Dash

5K run and walk. Canned food donations accepted during packet pick up and day of the event. Also a raffle for a laptop.

Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Ave., 8-10 a.m., 915-443-9882.


June 17-18

Postpartum Doula Training

Info on helping a mother post birth.

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 915-308-5000.


July 23

Essential Oils Class

Plant oils are heated to produce steam which provides natural relief for ailments.

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 3 p.m., 915-308-5000.


Aug. 20

Breastfeeding Month Celebration: Share Your Breastfeeding Journey

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 12-4 p.m., 915-308-5000.


Sept. 25

Chile Pepper Challenge

El Paso Bicycle Club event.

Info at rwiggs4@gmail.com

Recurring community events

PFLAG Faith-Based Support Meeting

3rd Wed. of every month.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2155 Wedgwood Dr., 7 p.m., facebook.com/pflagelpaso.

PFLAG Meeting

4th Wednesday of the month.

Las America Building, 1500 E. Yandell Dr., 7 p.m., facebook.com/pflagelpaso.

Punk Rock Aerobics

Every Saturday.

Sound+Vision Studios, 109 N. Mesa St., 10 a.m., facebook.com/soundandvisionstudios.

The Retreat Birth Center Monthly Movie

Second Thurs. of the month. March-July

The Retreat, 1312 E. Rio Grande Ave., 6:30 p.m., 915-308-5000.

Transgender Support Meeting

Every Thursday.

OutRight Center, 1801 Wyoming, Ste. 204, 7 p.m., facebook.com/pflagelpaso.

Turkish Cooking Classes

Every Saturday.

Raindrop Turkish House, 10767 Gateway Blvd. W., 11:30 a.m., free, 915-328-0098.

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group for Teens

Every month.

The Base, 6801 Commerce, free, 915-532-6280.

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