The 19th annual Lefeber Winter Lecture Series, presented by the Sealy Center on Aging on consecutive Tuesdays through March 4, in the Levin Hall South Auditorium, located at 10th and Market streets. Next week’s lecture will look at pathways to healthy aging. For more information, contact Kelley Prevou or 409-747-1987.
The UTMB Office of Educational Outreach/Science Education is offering the Saturday Biomedical Science Academy to students in grades four to six. The program offers hands-on activities designed to develop awareness for the “world of science” and show how creative, fun and applicable science can be. The spring program is for mainland students from Dickinson, Texas City, Hitchcock, Santa Fe and La Marque who are enrolled in private and public schools, as well as those who are home-schooled. Students outside the listed areas will be considered, if space is available. The free program will be from 9 a.m. to noon on April 12, April 26 and May 10. Students must commit to attend every session and class size is limited to 25 students. The deadline to register is Feb. 28. To apply, go to the website and click on “Student Programs.” For more information, contact Alicia C. Simmons or 409-772-9119.
A review of resources and equipment, along with physical, occupational and speech therapy, are the topic for this month’s UTMB stroke support group meeting. The group, for persons who have had a stroke, their spouses, caregivers and significant others, will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 26 in a new location: the Sealy Center on Aging and Learning conference room in the Primary Care Pavilion, Entrance A, Room 1.612A, 400 Harborside Drive in Galveston. Free parking is available. For more information, call 409-772-1833 or go to the website. This effort is supported by a President’s Cabinet Award.