Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Dec. 20-Jan. 3

December 19, 2012

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

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

Yobics chair fitness Yoga-type exercises performed while sitting in a chair 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.

Hatha yoga Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Registration required.

Fitness workshop Question-and-answer sessions on diet, nutrition and fitness with a personal trainer. World Gym, Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. For schedule information, call 410-535-8233. Free.

Gentle yoga Tuesdays (next session is Jan. 8) 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 (next Tuesday class is Jan. 8) 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 (next Tuesday class is Jan. 8) and Thursdays at 7 p.m., Mechanicsville Fire Department Social Hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. meghannet@yahoo.com. $6 per class.

Special-diet support group For those dealing with celiac disease or food allergies. Jan. 3, 7-9 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. Free.

“Lunch and Learn” program For people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Jan. 3, noon-1 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

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 to 16. Free anti-smoking group sessions; sponsored by Calvert Memorial Hospital. 410-414-4572.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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