HACIENDA HEIGHTS – The Puente Hills Native Habitat Authority is offering free nature hikes for parents and their young children. Tyke Hikes lets children 18 months to 3 years old a chance to explore nature trails while learning to recognize shapes found in nature through stories, songs and hands-on learning. The next Tyke Hikes event is March 8 at the Hacienda Hills Trailhead. Pre-registration is required. Call (562) 945-9003 to register. Baseball team recruiting players WHITTIER – The Whittier Knights youth baseball travel team is looking for baseball players 13 years or younger from Whittier or La Mirada. League games are held on Sundays, with scheduled tournaments throughout the year. Players born between May 1, 1992, and July 31, 1993, are eligible. For a tryout, call Ernie Ybarra at (562) 544-5269 or Joe Montero at (714) 743-5688. Hospital to host nutrition workshop MONTEBELLO – Beverly Hospital is offering a free workshop for seniors on how to choose foods that are healthy and nutritious from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Wilkinson Senior Resource Center, 2019 W. Whittier Blvd. Reservations are required; for more information, call (323) 725-4333. Learn to live with arthritis LA MIRADA – The Arthritis Foundation will discuss how arthritis affects people differently at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. Topics to be discussed include common forms of arthritis, pain management through exercise, joint protection and simple modifications to everyday activities. To register or for more information, call (562) 902-3160. Lecture focuses on medicines LA MIRADA – Behavioral Health Service Inc. will offer the third of a four-part lecture series that focuses on medicine education at 10 a.m. Thursday at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. The topics are: how to save money on medicines; how to buy, store and take medicines properly; and using the pharmacist. To sign up or for more information, call (562) 902-3160. Beverly offers free BP screenings MONTEBELLO – Beverly Hospital’s 50+ Connection Program will offer free blood pressure screenings from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Montebello Town Center, 2123 Montebello Town Center, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Montebello Senior Center, 115. S. Taylor Ave. For more information, call (323) 725-4333. Pharmacy to host home health event LA MIRADA – A representative from Bright Medical Pharmacy will hold a lecture on how to use home health aids for daily living at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810La Mirada Blvd. Demonstrations include how to use aids such as dressing sticks, zipper pulls, long-handled shoe horns, and more. For more information, call (562) 902-3160 or visit www.cityoflamirada.org. – From staff reports AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!