May 28-30: The Super Colon, an inflatable interactive colon that teaches people about the risks, symptoms, prevention, early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer, visits the Discovery Gateway, 444 W. 100 South. Admission to the giant walk-through colon is free, noon-9 p.m. daily. You can learn more at www.ucan.cc or by calling 888-222-2542.
May 31-June 1: The Primary Children's Miracle Network Telethon will start at 6:30 p.m. on KSL Ch. 5. All the money raised goes to help needy children receive medical care when their families cannot afford it. The telethon ends Sunday, June 1, at 5 p.m.
June 3: Health maintenance, weight balance and sustained vitality are all part of a well-supported immune system. And that's the topic a free health seminar at Salt Lake Community College campus in Sandy.
Keynote speaker is Dr. Hellen Greenblatt of State University of New York. She's a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the American Society of Nutrition.
The seminar is open to health practitioners and members of the public interested in understanding the immune system's role in maintaining better health. It will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Wasatch Room of Community College, 9750 S. 300 West. For more information, call 801-649-6103.
June 14: KUED Ch. 7 and community partners are hosting a free conference, "Caring for Your Parents," at the Salt Lake City Library from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. It includes break out sessions and keynote talk by Elinor Ginzler, co-author of the AARP book, also titled "Caring for Your Parents." The program concludes with a panel discussion featuring health and aging service experts. To learn more, call 801-581-6163 or visit www.kued.org/caregiving.
June 28: The sixth annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma run/walk-a-thon will be held in Syracuse. The Utah chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation joins 40 other chapters and support groups to raise awareness of the disease. More information is online at www.scleroderma.org.