Calendar of Hope

At Norton Cancer Institute, our goal is to provide our patients and their families with a level of care that goes beyond disease treatment alone. Our support groups and classes can provide unique information, comfort and hope to help ease the stress and anxiety that may occur during your cancer journey.

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Classes for the General Public

Freedom From Smoking: Seven-week Smoking Cessation Program

This is a group class that meets eight times in seven weeks. Classes are taught by a trained facilitator. Receive personalized attention and support from peers as you learn evidence-based techniques that support the needs of all types of tobacco users. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Tuesdays, Jan. 7 through Feb. 18 • 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Tuesdays, Feb. 18 through March 31 • 4 to 5:30 p.m.

UAW Local 862 Union Hall • 3000 Fern Valley Road

Classes for Cancer Survivors and a Caregiver/Significant Other

Fiber Art Studio for Adults: Exploring the World of Louise Bourgeois

Get cozy with fiber arts. For ages 18 and older, learn how to finger knit, embroider and collage with fabric while learning about the life and work of famous French-American fiber artist Louise Bourgeois. Light refreshments will be served. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Jan. 25 • 1 to 3 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Music and Expressive Art Therapy Studio (across from Suite 164)
Medical Towers South • 234 E. Gray St.

Feb. 29 • 1 to 3 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Pat Harrison Resource Center
1206 Spring St. • Jeffersonville, Indiana

The Art of Healing and Integrating Self-care

Join Norton Cancer Institute massage therapists for a relaxing afternoon learning self-care techniques. Enjoy a focused discussion and a chair massage. Call (502) 200-8903 to register.

Feb. 5 • 1 to 3 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro
Community Room 105
4955 Norton Healthcare Blvd.

March 4 • 1 to 3 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Resource Center – St. Matthews
Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews, Suite 111
3991 Dutchmans Lane

Yoga Nidra: Peaceful Meditation

Yoga nidra is an ancient meditation technique for stress relief and relaxation. You will release muscle, emotional and mental tensions. Yoga mats will be available. Dress comfortably and bring a small pillow, blanket and towel to roll up under your knees. Light refreshments will be served. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Feb. 6 • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road

Valentines for Caregivers: Practicing Self-care Through Card Making

Parents and spouses ages 18 and older who are caring for a family member with cancer are invited to participate in this art-making workshop. Learn simple mindfulness techniques as you create marbled greeting cards. No experience is necessary, and all supplies are provided. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Feb. 11 • 1 to 3 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Music and Expressive Art Therapy Studio (across from Suite 164)
Medical Towers South • 234 E. Gray St.

Cancer Survivors’ Valentine Celebration

Cancer survivors ages 18 and older plus a caregiver or loved one are invited to a Valentine’s Day celebration. Enjoy chocolate, experience essential oils, participate in art therapy and much more. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Feb. 11 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road

Strength After Breast Cancer

This is a progressive strengthening program designed to build muscular and lymphatic system endurance to minimize lymphedema after breast cancer treatment. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Feb. 17 • 5 to 6 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro
Second floor, Room 202
4955 Norton Healthcare Blvd.

Classes for Cancer Patients in Active Treatment

Altered Bookmaking: Art Therapy Group

For ages 18 and older, learn about the art of altered bookmaking to help process and express your cancer experience. Use various techniques to transform book pages through collage, painting, drawing, folding and writing. Tell your story in words and images in a supportive art therapy group. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Tuesdays, Feb. 4 through March 31 • 10 a.m. to noon

Norton Cancer Institute Music and Expressive Art Therapy Studio (across from Suite 164)
Medical Towers South • 234 E. Gray St.

Ongoing Services and Support Groups

#Thrive: Art Therapy Studio

Explore a new visual art medium and connect with others. Ages 10 and older are welcome. No experience is needed, and all supplies are provided. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Call (502) 200-1822 to register.

Every Thursday • 1 to 3 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Music and Expressive Art Therapy Studio (across from Suite 164)
Medical Towers South • 234 E. Gray St.

Complementary therapies

Art and music therapies are available for cancer patients and their caregivers. Call (502) 200-8948 for details.

Nutritional counseling

One-on-one nutritional counseling is available for cancer patients and their caregivers. Call (502) 200-8948 for an appointment.

Young Survivors Day Out

Food and fun with friends! For breast cancer survivors diagnosed at age 45 or younger. For details and upcoming monthly activities, call (502) 205-4965.

Guided Meditation

Mondays • 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road

Gentle Yoga

Mondays and Wednesdays • 11 a.m. to noon

Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road

Tuesdays • 6 to 7 p.m.

Clark Memorial Hospital
Lois A. Kratz Health & Wellness Center
1319 Missouri Ave.
Jeffersonville, Indiana

Wednesdays • 6 to 7 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro
Second-floor Conference Room
4955 Norton Healthcare Blvd.

Bring a mat. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Tai Chi for Health

Mondays • 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road

Thursdays • 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Pat Harrison Resource Center
1206 Spring St.
Jeffersonville, Indiana

Tai chi is slow, relaxed, fluid movement that relieves tension and frees your energy. Dress comfortably. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Nia Moving to Heal

Every Friday • 2 to 2:55 p.m.

Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road

Nia Moving to Heal uses soul-stirring music and gentle, conscious movement as a complement to prescribed treatments for physical challenges. Benefits can include improved healing, flexibility, mobility, stability and balance; relief of aches, pains and stress; and better breathing. Call (502) 200-8861 to register.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Second Monday of each month • 6 to 7 p.m.

Medical Towers South, Suite 164
234 E. Gray St.

Call (502) 200-1822 to register.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Women diagnosed with breast cancer meet to discuss their experiences and support one another.

  • Our mission is to support breast cancer survivors, patients and their caregivers, every step of the way.
  • Our goal is to offer a safe venue, empower patients and allow them to share experiences with others facing the same challenges, experiences and feelings.

Third Tuesday of each month • 6 to 7 p.m.

Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews
Joan Riehm Community Room, third floor
3991 Dutchmans Lane

Call (502) 200-8861 to register.

Glioblastoma Support Group

Second Tuesday of each month • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Olive Garden
9730 Von Allmen Court (off Brownsboro Road)

This group provides support for patients and their caregivers affected by glioblastoma. Facilitated by Kellie Kopp, R.N., Norton Cancer Institute brain tumor patient navigator. Registration is limited and required. For more details and to register, contact Kellie at kellie.kopp@nortonhealthcare.org or (502) 629-3729.

Parent and Caregiver Support Dinner

Fourth Wednesday of each month • 5 to 7 p.m.

Norton Children’s Hospital, Valvano Room • 7 West
231 E. Chestnut St.

Dinner and an opportunity to share experiences with other caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer. Call (502) 200-1822 to register.

Adolescent and Young Adult Offerings

AYA Night at Actors Theatre

Cancer survivors ages 18 to 39 are invited to performances at Actors Theatre. Review the plays’ descriptions and audience advisories prior to registering at ActorsTheatre.org. Registration is limited. Call (502) 200-8861 to register.

‘The Wolves’

Jan. 9 • Doors open: 7 p.m. • Play begins: 7:30 p.m. 

‘Once on This Island’

Jan. 31 • Doors open: 7:30 p.m. • Play begins: 8 p.m.

Actors Theatre of Louisville • Bingham Theatre
316 W. Main St.

AYA Cancer Beats Ukulele Group

For cancer survivors ages 15 to 18, learn to play your favorite songs on the ukulele with your teen warrior friends. No experience is needed, and singing is not required. You will be amazed at how fast you can learn. Instruments are provided. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Jan. 15 • Feb. 19 • March 18 • 6 to 7 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Music and Expressive Art Therapy Studio (across from Suite 164)
Medical Towers South
234 E. Gray St.

Dinner Part-AYA

Cancer survivors ages 18 to 39 plus a caregiver or friend are invited to a night of community and fellowship. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Jan. 23 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Rumors Restaurant
12339 Shelbyville Road

March 26 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Molly Malone’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
3900 Shelbyville Road

AYA Valentine Dinner Party

Cancer survivors ages 18 to 39 plus a caregiver or friend are invited to a night of community and fellowship. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

Feb. 27 • 6 to 8 p.m.

DiOrio’s Pizza & Pub
310 Wallace Ave.

‘I am’ Collage and Mixed Media Exploration for Teens

Cancer survivors ages 12 to 18 and their siblings are invited to create unique “I am” collages expressing their individuality and character. We will be taking Polaroid pictures and collaging with magazines, paper and fabric. Come express yourself! Call (502) 200-8605 to register.

March 28 • 2 to 4 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Music and Expressive Art Therapy Studio (across from Suite 164)
Medical Towers South
234 E. Gray St.

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