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Health events around Charlotte

April 12

FreeMoreWest 5K

The first FreeMoreWest 5k on the Greenway and Kid’s Fun Run will be 6-9 p.m. April 12. The race starts at Woodruff and Freedom Drive; on-site registration and packet pickup will be in the parking lot of Uptown Cycles and Yoga for Life on West Morehead Street. Proceeds benefit Goodwill of the Southern Piedmont. Details and to register: www.freemorewest.com.

April 15

Look good, feel better

The American Cancer Society’s “Look Good…Feel Better” program will be 6:15-8:15 p.m. April 15 in the private dining room at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. This free event allows female cancer patients to be guided by volunteer cosmetologists and learn makeup and skincare techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Dinner is included. Details: Cathy Quade, program coordinator, 704-662-0770.

April 16

Senior Fun

The seventh annual Lake Norman Senior Fun and Fitness Day will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 16 at Jetton Park, 19000 Jetton Road, Cornelius. Registration is $3 through April 12; on-site registration is $5 and must take place before 11 a.m. Details and to register: 704-875-1270.

April 18

Pretty in Pink

The Get In Touch Foundation will host Charlotte’s first Pretty in Pink Spring Soiree 6-8:30 p.m. April 18 at The Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road, Charlotte.

This event helps fund the Daisy Wheel Program, which educates girls on the importance of and how to do a self breast exam. WBTV anchorwoman Molly Grantham and her mother, 24-year breast cancer survivor Wilsie Hartmann Moss, will be honored as “Women of Strength.” The event will also feature a silent auction. Tickets are $75: bit.ly/Zd4dgO.

April 20

Run for Hope and Healing

Safe Alliance will hold its first Run for Hope and Healing 5K 7-9 a.m. April 20 at Earth Fare, 14201 Boren St., Huntersville. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the walk/run at 8 a.m. For information or to register for the 5K: www.safealliance.org.

Hilary Trenda

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