Health Beat

08/26/2010 12:00 AM |

SBltDr. Barbara Prestano of Peconic Ear, Nose and Throat will speak about Our Ears and the World of Sound at Peconic Landing in Greenport on Friday, Aug. 27, at 2:30 p.m. This will be the second in a three-part series on protecting hearing.

* Dr. Prestano will conduct free hearing tests at Mattituck-Laurel Library on Thursday, Sept. 2, 1-3 p.m.

The library will also host a six-week program of chair aerobics with Laurie Short beginning Wednesday, Sept. 1, 9-10 a.m. Bring three- to seven-pound dumbbells and water. There’s a $30 fee, payable at the initial session.

A five-week cardio combo program, including kickboxing and Kenpo, will start at the library on Friday, Sept. 3, 5-6 p.m. The fee is $25, payable at the first session. Call 298-4134.

* The Senior Wellness Series at the Southold Town Senior Services Center in Mattituck will focus on safe driving tips on Friday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m. to noon. The program is sponsored by Southold Town and Eastern Long Island Hospital in cooperation with The Mental Health Association of Suffolk County. Call 298-4460.