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Health events throughout the Las Vegas Valley

Balloon Fest a fundraiser for scholarship

Southern Hills Hospital’s seventh annual Balloon Festival will be from Friday through Sunday on the hospital grounds at 9300 W. Sunset Road. The event is a fundraiser for the High School to Healthcare Scholarship through the Public Education Foundation. Early morning and evening balloon launches, a health fair Saturday, kids’ activities, and amusement rides are planned.

Making Strides walk a breast cancer benefit

The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The program begins at 8, and the 3-mile and 5-mile walks will step off at 8:30. There is no registration fee or minimum amount to raise.

Alzheimer’s research benefits from Oct. 28 walk

Individuals and teams can sign up for Walk to End Alzheimer’s Las Vegas, which raises awareness and money for Alzheimer’s disease research, on Oct. 28. The event will also provide educational materials and honor those affected by Alzheimer’s with a Promise Garden ceremony. The event will begin at 7 a.m. at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Register at lasvegasalzheimerswalk.org.

Lunch &Learn series meets Wednesdays

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Ave., hosts the Lunch &Learn Educational Series from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday in September. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch; drinks and dessert will be provided. This week’s program is “Quality, Healthy Sleep for the Entire Family,” and will address common sleep problems and strategies to correct them.

Submit event information to health@reviewjournal.com.

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