Verdugo Hills Hospital is offering expectant mothers and fathers a five-week Lamaze course on childbirth preparation, starting from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. An instructor will demonstrate muscle-strengthening exercises as well as relaxation and breathing techniques for labor. The cost is $80 for couples delivering at the hospital and $95 for non-patients. For more information, call Teri at (818) 952-2272.
Glendale Adventist Medical Center offers Alcoholics Anonymous, a community-based support group from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at the Glendale Adventist Alcohol and Drug Services center, 335 Mission Road, Glendale. Free admission. For more information, call (818) 242-3116.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 9:15 a.m. for a weigh-in and 10 a.m. and for a meeting at First Lutheran Church, 1300 E. Colorado St. For more information, call (800) 932-8677.