AUGUSTA — Television personality, author and stress management expert Loretta LaRoche will open cancer survivors’ day events in Augusta.

This afternoon’s activities will be held at MaineGeneral Medical Center’s Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care in Augusta.

Parking will be at the Central Maine Commerce Center at 500 Civic Center Dr., with a free shuttle to the 13th annual event. Around 1,000 people attend this event each year.