KIDS AND FOOD DISORDERS . . . Dr. James Lock, a child psychiatrist and specialist in child and adolescent eating disorders at Stanford School of Medicine, and Dr. Cynthia Kapphahn, medical director of the Eating Disorders Comprehensive Care Unit at Stanford, will give parents insights into children's eating disorders tonight, Oct. 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. "What Every Parent Needs to Know About Eating Disorders" takes place at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto. Fee is $25. To register, call 650-724-3783.
SURVIVOR CELEBRATION . . . The Stanford Cancer Center is inviting breast-cancer survivors and anyone interested in learning about breast cancer to attend the Oct. 19 survivor celebration, which will feature breast-health education, giveaways and more. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Stanford. Call 650-723-4268.
POVERTY AND HEALTH . . . "Poverty, Culture and Social Injustice: Determinants of Health Disparities" is the subject of an Oct 18 lecture by Dr. Harold P. Freeman at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto. King is medical director of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care in New York and a senior advisor to the National Cancer Institute. A reception follows. The event is free and will start at 5 p.m. Call 650-498-7826.
AUTHOR . . . AUTHOR . . . The 15th Annual C.A.R. Author's Luncheon takes place Sat., Nov. 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual fundraising event benefits Community Association of Rehabilitation, Inc., a nonprofit serving people with developmental disabilities. This year's authors are Marla Frazee, author of "Walk On! A Guide for Babies of All Ages"; Michael Lewis, "The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game"; and Jacqueline Winspear, "Pardonable Lies." Janice Edwards, NBC 11 host and producer of "Community Focus," is the mistress of ceremonies. The event takes place at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Call 650-618-3328 for information, or e-mail email@example.com.
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