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Urban Action 7/15 

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Course on different faiths

The Nazareth College Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue will host "Interfaith Immersion: Train the Trainers 2015." The weeklong course from Monday, August 10, to Friday, August 14, is designed to educate professionals about the world's major religions, culture, places of worship, and practices. Train the Trainers can give business and community leaders, social workers, teachers, and health care workers the tools necessary for respectful communication. Course fee is $169 and includes visits to local places of worship and light suppers. Registration deadline: Friday, July 31. Registration and information: or call 389-2963.

Get physicals

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics, and the Golisano Children's Hospital will provide free school physicals for youth ages 4 through 19. (The state requires that all children receive physicals entering kindergarten, and grades 1, 2, 4, 7, and 10, and to play sports.) The exams will be given at Strong Memorial Hospital on the sixth floor in the Ambulatory Care Facility from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following Thursdays in August: 6, 13, 20, and 27. Youth age 17 or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No appointments are necessary, but only the first 125 children will be seen in each session. Information: 275-7203.


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