Classes, Events & Groups

Heartsaver AED CPR

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

HEARTSAVER AED teaches lay rescuers CPR and use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for adult and child cardiac arrest victims. Students also learn relief of choking in adults and children, infant CPR and relief of choking and child and infant safety. A course completion card is given upon successful completion of a practical and written exam. 

Breastfeeding Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Registration is not required. 

Breastfeeding Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Preregistration is not required. 

Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center & Grief Relief
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the death of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Please join us at our new location on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

Domestic Violence Support Group - Shine

Date
Time
Location

Domestic Violence Services
21 S. Marr Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Shine is a support group for women who have been abused physically, sexually, verbally and emotionally, or who are currently involved in a domestic violence relationship.

Shine is an open support group and meets Thursday evenings from 5 to 6 p.m. at Domestic Violence Services, 21 S. Marr Street, Fond du Lac.

For more information about this free support group, call (920) 926-4207. An individual needs-assessment meeting is required before participating in the support group.

Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care - Step Two

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 East Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Expectant parents in their mid to late third trimester of pregnancy are invited to join St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit labor and delivery nurses for a two-part class that focuses on mom and baby, after baby has been born. Session one focuses on mom - body changes after delivery; breast care, baby blues, relationships, work and child care, diet and exercise and expectations. Session two is all about baby, including newborn characteristics, feeding, sleeping, soothing, bathing, illness and more! 

Class dates are June 15 & 22.

LGBTQ Adult Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian Health Care Finance Meeting Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

LGBTQ Adult is a free, confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC; Paul Clark, MSE, LPC; and Michaela Ramos, BS, master's level intern, Agnesian Health Care Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends

This group meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Health Resource Center; and the third Thursday of each month in the Finance Meeting Room. 

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at (920) 926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, at (9920) 926-4428.


Understanding Birth - Step One

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E Division St
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

This one-day class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Participants will learn about third trimester changes in mom and baby's body; changes in mom and baby's body during labor; process of labor and fetal monitoring; signs and symptoms of labor and when to go to the hospital; stages of labor; pain control options; relaxation, comfort and distraction techniques, pushing positions; high-risk situations; and what happens after delivery. This program also includes a tour of the Women & Infants Unit birthing rooms.

Agnesian HealthCare Associates Free Farm Fun Day

Date
Time
Location

Cristo Rey Ranch
N8114 County Road
Mt. Calvary, WI 53057
United States

The Cristo Rey Ranch, Inc. invites Agnesian HealthCare staff and their families for a farm fun day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. It will be a fun day with lots of new baby animals.

Come play with baby goats and bunnies. Get nuzzled by donkeys, horses or alpacas. Visit our fish pond, watch our ring tail lemurs fly through the air, and bring bread for Jose, the ranch’s cow.

This is a free event. All donations support the care of the animals.

The Cristo Rey Ranch is located at N8114 County Road in Mt. Calvary on the same location as Villa Loretto and Villa Rosa. To learn more, visit cristoreyranch.org. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sister Servants of Christ the King, Inc.

Magic of Mindfulness...Intergenerational Kids Camp

Date
Time
Location

St. Francis Home Lower Level Training Room
33 Everett Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Children ages six to 12 are invited to join Bryan Mischler, MSW, psychotherapist, and Lora Vahlsing, certified yoga instructor, for a six-week course that focuses on mindfulness activities, including:

  • Healthy cooking
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Games
  • Art
  • And more!

Children will create a daily snack to enjoy.

This class is designed for children of all abilities that are able to attend independently of chaperones.

Preregistration is required. Payment is due before first class to reserve spot in class. 

Class dates include Monday, June 19 to July 31 (no class on July 3).

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.