All Things FREE And All FREE Things

Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day: More than 1,500 museums and cultural institutions to offer FREE admission – download a ticket [#MuseumDay #SmithsonianMagazine #DownloadTicket]

September 21, 2019 will be Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day.

More than 1,500 museums and cultural institutions will offer FREE admission to those who download a ticket.

Only 1 ticket will be issued per email address, but each ticket is good for admission for 2 people.

The full list of museums participating in the event can be found here.

Museum Day tickets can be downloaded here.

1500 museums to visit for FREE on Museum Day:

Southeastern Health’s 2019 Prostate Wellness Event: SeHealth offers FREE prostate cancer screenings in North Carolina [#SouthEasternHealth #SeHealth #AllThingsFREE]

Southeastern Health’s 2019 Prostate Wellness Event is offering FREE prostate cancer screenings to men who qualify between Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and Sept. 10, 2019 in North Carolina.

Men who qualify must be 55 to 69 years old or “at risk” and between the ages of 40 and 54. Men who are considered “at risk” are minorities or those who have a family history of prostate cancer. Patients also must have not had a prostate-specific antigen test in the last year (2018), do not have prostate cancer, and currently are not under the care of a urologist.

According to Dr. Mike Popovic, a urologist who treats patients at Southeastern Health’s Lumberton Urology Clinic, screenings are the best way to detect prostate cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage.

“Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of mortality in men. There are no specific symptoms of early prostate cancer, so it may only be detected by elevated PSA. Screening can also pick up other associated problems, such as prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia or urinary issues.”
– Dr. Mike Popovic

The screening is a two-part process.

First, walk-in PSA blood draws are happening at a variety of times at 12 different Southeastern Health clinics, followed by an exam at one of 4 Southeastern Health clinics. Patients must have completed their blood work in advance to participate in the FREE exam.

The follow-up exam visits will all take place on a walk-in basis at 5:30 p.m.

Patients can choose to have their follow-up exam at either Southeastern Medical Clinic North Lumberton on Sept. 17, Southeastern Multi-Specialty and Urgent Care Pembroke on Sept. 19, Southeastern Health Center Clarkton on Sept. 24 or Lumberton Urology Clinic on Sept. 26.

To pre-register or for information, call 844-735-8864.

SeHealth to offer free prostate cancer screenings in September
The Robesonian

Hy-Vee, Inc provides FREE heart health screenings [#HyVee #FREEHeartHealthScreenings #AllThingsFREE]

Hy-Vee, Inc. will provide FREE heart health screenings throughout its eight-state region during the month of September 2019.

Hy-Vee dietitians working out of Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles will offer the FREE heart health screenings to you at more than 130 Hy-Vee stores. Appointments will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

A heart health screening is a combination of measurements and readings about certain health factors that may help in identifying potential risk factors for chronic diseases or conditions, like heart disease, hypertension or diabetes. The dietitians will collect a blood sample from a finger prick that will be used to determine cholesterol levels, triglycerides and glucose levels. They will also take resting blood pressure, measurements of height, weight and waist, and will calculate body mass index.

The entire screening process typically takes 15 to 20 minutes and all results will be reviewed and received during the screening.

Hy-Vee has partnered with the following companies to help make these screenings possible: Barlean’s, Beef Association, California Walnuts and Potatoes USA.

If you receive a screening, you will be given a Heart Health giveaway bag that includes samples, coupons and educational materials.

Some of the locations in the viewing area are:

Burlington and Keokuk, Iowa
Macomb, Illinois

To find local screening dates and locations, click here.

WHAT: FREE Heart Health Screenings at Hy-Vee

WHEN: September 2019

Times and dates vary by location

WHERE: Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles

(130+ Hy-Vee store parking lots)

Hy-Vee Dietitians to provide FREE heart health screenings in September

Junior Golf: FREE round of golf at Harbor Links Golf Course, Port Washington, New York offered by Town of North Hempstead [#JuniorGolf #HarborLinksGolfCourse #NorthHempstead]

Town of North Hempstead recently announced a new Junior Golf initiative, where a child under the age of 13 plays a FREE round of golf at Harbor Links Golf Course, Port Washington, New York when accompanied by a paying adult.

“The Town of North Hempstead is committed to keeping residents of all ages active and engaged through our various programs. The Junior Golf program will provide our younger residents with an opportunity to utilize Harbor Links for practice or fun.”
– Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth

Rules and regulations for North Hempstead’s Junior Golf initiative include:

The child must be under the age of 13 and accompanied by a paying adult to participate
Only valid during twilight times
After 3 p.m. from Opening Day to Memorial Day, and from Labor Day to Closing Day
Offer is valid seven days a week.
Only valid for a walk-up basis (no advance tee times allowed)

The Town of North Hempstead plans to roll out the Junior Golf initiative during the 2019 season.

For additional information about the Junior Golf initiative, please call Harbor Links Golf Course at 516-767-4816.

Town to offer kids FREE round of golf at Harbor Links:
The Island Now

SacRT Forward: FREE rides on all buses and light rail trains offered by Sacramento Regional Transit in Sacramento, California [#SacRTForward #SacRT #Sacramento]

Sacramento’s main transit agency unveiled the biggest bus route redesign in its history, including extended service hours and more coordination between buses and light rail trains.

The project, called SacRT Forward, is part of a multiyear effort by the Sacramento Regional Transit District to modernize its service and operations in hopes of giving transit a stronger role regionally as the core metro area of Sacramento becomes denser and its freeways and main commuter routes more crowded.

“This is much more than changing bus routes; this is about reimagining what mobility means for the diverse communities in which we serve and getting people to places they want to go.”
– SacRT General Manager Henry Li said.

The agency is offering FREE rides on all buses and light rail trains Sunday, September 9, 2019 through Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

Ride FREE through Wednesday: Sacramento RT launches major bus-route overhaul:
Sacramento Bee