WATERVILLE — Inland Hospital announces the following events:

* Cooking Matters for adults with diabetes is set for 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, April 23-May 28, at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church, 61 Pleasant St.

Inland, Healthy Northern Kennebec and other community partners have come together to offer a hands-on course that teaches adults living with diabetes healthful meal preparation, practical nutrition information and how to get the most nutrition out of a limited budget.

Inland’s Diabetes & Nutrition Wellness team, professional chefs and others volunteer their time and expertise to lead the free classes supported locally by Hannaford, Sodexo and the Good Shepherd Food Bank. Space is limited space. To register, call 861-3332.

* Move More Walking Club is set for 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings, April 23-May 16. Participants should meet at North Street Playground picnic tables.

Join Inland and its Move More partners to discover local walking routes and trails in the Waterville/Winslow area.

Cost is $15. To register, call 873-5754 or visit midmaine.maineadulted.org.

* Healthy Kids Day is set for 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Alfond Youth Center, 126 North St.

The afternoon will feature active play and opportunities to learn healthier habits. Bring children for a fun afternoon of Family Fun Series Passport or sign up for the Let’s Go. Family Fun Series and register to win a $500 L.L. Bean gift card.

For more information, visit inlandhospital.org or call 861-3292.

* National Take Back Day is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

Prescription drug abuse is a rapidly growing crisis in Maine.

For more information, call 211 or visit deadiversion.usdoj.gov.

* American Red Cross Blood Drive will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Medical Arts conference room, Inland Hospital.

Participants receive a free Subway sandwich. For more information, call 800-GIVE LIFE or visit americanredcross.org to sign up today. Bring a photo ID: walk-ins also welcome.

* Screen-Free Week is April 29-May 5.

Screen-Free Week is a time to turn off the TV and computer and turn on life! Unplug and take a walk, read, play a game, explore, and enjoy spending time with family and friends. For more information, visit screen freeweek.org or call 861-3292.

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