Health and fitness calendar for Dec. 10


Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, best-selling author of “The Power of Self Healing;” 7 p.m. Thursday; BankUnited Center at University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables. $30. 786-768-5490,.

down2earth 5-k 10-k Half Marathon Trail Run: 7:30 a.m. Sunday; Oleta River State Park, 3400 Sunny Isles Blvd., North Miami Beach. 305-919-1844.

down2earth Amelia 5-k 10-k Half Marathon Trail Run: 7:30 a.m. Saturday; Amelia Earhart Park, 401 NE 65th St., Hialeah. 305-685-8389.


Family Fun-Healthy Living: Family, fun-filled activities that reflect Bob Marley’s commitment to healthy lifestyle choices. Includes soccer skills class led by Rohan Marley (Bob’s son and an avid soccer player). Also features how to prepare food with a cooking demo plus dance along with ReggaeFit; 1 p.m. Thursday; HistoryMiami, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. 305-375-1492.

Healthy Eating Cooking Classes in Weston: A series of four cooking classes at Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Weston campus. Topics range from cooking basics to making healthy meals on the run. Sponsored by the American Heart Association and Cleveland Clinic Florida; 5 p.m. Tuesday; Cleveland Clinic Florida Weston Campus, 2912 Cleveland Clinic Florida Blvd. 800-691-6555.

Homestead YMCA Jingle Bell Run: Race starts at Homestead Baptist Hospital and ends at the Homestead YMCA with an after-party for runners and their families; 5 p.m. Saturday; Homestead Baptist Hospital, Campbell Drive and Southwest 147th Avenue, Homestead. $25 per runner before Dec 13; $30 race day. 305-248-5189,

National Eating Healthy Day: The American Heart Association’s Greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale office and Cleveland Clinic Florida present a cooking class. Advance registration required by phone or website; 5 p.m. Tuesday; Cleveland Clinic Florida Weston Campus, 2912 Cleveland Clinic Florida Blvd. Free. 800-691-6555.

North Creek Explorer 5K Run & Walk: The fifth annual race benefits the Coconut Creek Police Explorers and the Coconut Creek Law Enforcement Explorers program. Race is open to kids under 10 to adults 80 and over. Trophies awarded. Also includes a post-race meal and live music before and after race. Online registration closes at noon Saturday. Events start at 2 p.m. Saturday; North Creek Presbyterian Church, 4601 NW 71st Pl, Coconut Creek. $25 in advance, $30 on race day. 954-428-8772,.

Parents Seminar-Identifying Giftedness and Developmental Delays: Learn about the signs of normal development, giftedness and developmental delays from Dr. Samantha Carella. Advance registration required to or call 305-854-3911, ext. 201; 9 a.m. Thursday. 12; Beth David Congregation, 2625 SW Third Ave., Miami. Free.

Pretty Muddy Women’s Mud Run: A 5k adventurous obstacle course mud run for any woman who wants to get outside, spend time with friends and have fun. The course is 3.1 miles and can be run or walked. It’s for women only. Must be at least 14 years old on the day of the event. 6 a.m. Saturday; Amelia Earhart Park, 401 NE 65th St., Hialeah. 305-685-8389.

Quit Smoking Class: Get information on how to select and get ready for your quit date at this two-hour seminar. The program offers free nicotine patches, lozenges, and/or gum (while supplies last), and follow-up support; 9 a.m. Tuesday; Broward County Health Department Tobacco Prevention Building, 780 SW 24th St, Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-262-1580.

Tyler Scott Goldberg Sunset Run: noon Sunday. Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Weston. 954-389-2000.

Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease: 12:45 p.m. Wednesday; St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 7410 Sunset Dr., South Miami. Free. 305-243-1061,

Yoga in the Park: Must be 18+ and sign a waiver. If raining, takes place in Bayfront Park office; 6 p.m. Wednesday; Bayfront Park’s Tina Hills Pavilion, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. 305-358-7550.

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