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Fund the Fleet Night at Andy's Bistro

Andy's Bistro, located at 3322 N. Turnbull Dr., in Metairie, is hosting a special Fund the Fleet Night on Monday, Nov. 6 from 4:30 - 9 p.m., to help raise money and awareness for this year's hospital charity of choice.

10% of all money raised throughout the night will go directly towards the “Fund the Fleet” campaign, which aims to raise money for two state-of-the-art ambulances for EJGH EMS over the next two years. The Foundation is leading the charge through the Uniteam giving campaign, which gives Team Members an opportunity to directly impact the care the hospital delivers.

All Team Members, their families and the community are invited to attend!

For more information on “Fund the Fleet,” contact The Foundation at 504-503-5800.

ABC’s of Babysitting Class Nov. 6

Woman and Newborn Services is excited to announce the informative ABC’s of Babysitting class is back this November!

Taught by EJGH RN’s, this class is designed for young girls to learn an assortment of key babysitting tips. The information presented will include Infant and Child Choking, Essentials of Childcare, Problem Behavior, Entertaining Ideas and Babysitting as a Business. The event is designed off the "Babysitter Cadette Badge" requirements, but is open to all girls, ages 11 and older.

The class will be held on Monday, Nov. 6, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Esplanade 3 Conference Center. Cost is $10 per child.

For questions or additional information, please contact Amy Luke at or to register, click here.

Fall Farmer's Market

Explore the tastes of the season at East Jefferson General Hospital’s Fall Farmer’s Market on Friday, Oct. 13, from 1-3 p.m. in the hospital’s atrium.

Pumpkins, butternut squash, seasonal greens and more will be available for purchase along with free tastings.

Come out and purchase your fresh fruits and vegetables at the peak of their freshness!

For more information, contact Michael Sandoz at 504-503-6801.

Free Child Safety Seat Fitting

East Jefferson General Hospital’s Woman and Newborn Services and EMS are partnering together with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force to offer free Child Safety Seat Fittings.

This program is designed to demonstrate proper installation of your child safety seat and ensure seat type and fit are accurate for your vehicle.

Seat Fittings are available on the third Thursday of every month from 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Wellness Center parking lot at 3726 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA. Fittings are also offered by appointment. For more information, please call 504-503-7152.

Yoga and Tai Chi at City Park

EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Classes are $5 or free to members of EJGH Wellness CenterEJGH Healthy Lifestyles or members of NOMA.

Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.