1 STRESS MANAGEMENT — This time of year can be stressful, especially following the holidays. Ransom Memorial Health is hosting a class to help teach you how to take away that stress through mindfulness meditation. Classes are 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 9 to Feb. 27, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, 1301 S. Main St., Ottawa. Sessions are hosted by Dr. William Hale, who has 30 years of clinical experience in mental health and mind-body medicine. Hale completed intensive training in “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction” through the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. A six-hour mindfulness retreat will be on Feb. 17. Participants must register by Friday, and there is a $100 fee. Call (785) 229-3382 to sign up.
2 FOREVER YOUNG — “Forever Young” is a musical show to remember, taking you back to the music of your younger days, including pop, rock and country classics you’ll recognize and resonate with. The performance will take place 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Ottawa Memorial Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. According to its Facebook page, “set in a suburban basement, ‘Forever Young’ is jam packed with powerhouse vocals, dynamite choreography and, most importantly, a story of five best friends who discover that a record player can truly change everything.” Run time for the show is around two hours and 20 minutes.
3 PRIVATE PHOTO COLLECTION — Re-live the ‘70s and ‘80s with a unique exhibit. A private photo collection of the rock ‘n’ roll era and glory days of sports will be on display Jan. 5-18 at the Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main St., Ottawa. Opening night is 6 p.m. tomorrow, where viewers can meet the artist, Frank A. Martinez. Other hours for the Carnegie are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and closed on Sunday.