Matter of balance
This free program meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-4 p.m. beginning Tuesday through Nov. 1 at Catawba Valley Medical Center’s Health First Center at Valley Hills Mall, Hickory. This program is for adults over 60 concerned with falling and interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength. To register: 828-485-2300.
Apraxia of Speech
The first Charlotte-area Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech will be Saturday at Independence Park, 300 Hawthorne Lane. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the walk begins at 9 a.m. The event aims to raise awareness of the motor speech disorder and act as a benefit for the nonprofit Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America. Details and registration: www.apraxia-kids.org.
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