Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Dec. 13-20

December 12, 2012

Prince Frederick blood drive Hosted by the Calvert County Lions. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-
5:30 p.m., Prince Frederick Rescue Squad, 755 Solomon Islands Rd. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Leonardtown blood drive Friday, 10 a.m-
4 p.m., Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Yobics chair fitness Yoga-type exercises performed while sitting or on a mat. Fridays, 12:30-1 p.m. Southwinds Active Adult Community, 4225 Southwinds Pl., White Plains. 301-932-4297. $5 per session.

Diabetes support group Presentations on monitoring, treatment options and meal planning. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Hatha yoga For those with some experience. Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Call for registration information.

Free blood pressure screening Tuesday, 11 a.m.-noon. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233.

Breast cancer support group Tuesday, 6:30-
8 p.m., Calvert Memorial Hospital Center for Breast Care, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. Joyce Gradle, 410-474-4569.

Gentle yoga Tuesdays at 11 a.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4535 Piney Church Rd., Waldorf. 301-934-2883. Free.

Zumba exercise classes A fundraiser for the rescue squad. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7; five classes, $25.

Zumba exercise classes Rescue squad auxiliary fundraiser. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Fire Department Social Hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. meghannet@yahoo.com. $6 per class.

Diabetes support group Next Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd. (Classroom 2), Prince Frederick. p.m. For information on topics, call 410-414-4783. Free.

Better Breathers Club For people with cardiopulmonary conditions. Next Thursday, noon- 1 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. Beth Slick, 240-434-7143. Free.

Prostate screening Includes DRE (digital rectal exam and PSA (prostate-specific antigen) lab test. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free. Registration required.

National Alliance on Mental Illness programs Southern Maryland NAMI offers individual and family support groups throughout Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. 301-737-1988. www.namisomd.org.

Reproductive health clinic For men and women. St. Mary’s Health Department, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown. 301-475-4419.

“Tobacco Road Show” A 50-minute interactive demonstration for ages 6 to16. Free anti-smoking group sessions, sponsored by Calvert Memorial Hospital. 410-414-4572.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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