Blood drive Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE. www.redcrossblood.org. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Low-vision support group Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. 202-895-9448. Free. Registration required.

Blood drive Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Smithsonian Institution, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. www.redcrossblood.org. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Blood drive Friday, 9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 1307 New York Ave. NW. www.redcrossblood.org. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Line dancing fitness for seniors Led by Arabelle Finney. Fridays at 10 a.m., Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin St. NE. 202-541-6226. Free.

Itsy Bitsy Yoga Led by Jen Mueller. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. (for age 2 and younger); 9;30 a.m. (ages 2 to 5). Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. Registration required; call for fee information.

Yoga for beginners Mats available. Saturday, 11 a.m. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. 202-243-1188. Free.

Prenatal and baby yoga Sundays, 1-2 p.m. (prenatal); 2:15-3:10 p.m. (parents, babies). Golden Heart Yoga, 4804 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-541-9642. Registration required.

Finding purpose in the new year Marti Bailey, director, Sibley Senior Association and Community Health, leads an open discussion on learning, looking ahead and fellowship. 2-3:30 p.m., Sibley Memorial Hospital, Medical Building, Room 2, 5255 Loughboro Rd. NW. 202-234-1010. Free.

Fitness program for cancer patients For ages 13-22. Sundays, 3-5 p.m. City Fitness Gym, 3525 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-618-4368. Free. Registration required.

Gentle morning yoga Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Smith Center for Healing, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. $10 per session.

HIV/AIDS support groups Sponsored by Whitman-Walker Health. Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. 202-939-7671.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mondays, 8:30 p.m. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Sixth Street and Maine Avenue SW. 202-554-3222. Free.

Al-Anon meetings Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at noon. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. 202-347-8766. Free.

Move. Learn. Create. For dance enthusiasts who want to try moving in a new way, led by Margot Greenlee of Bodywise Dance. Wednesdays, 9:15-10:45 a.m., Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. $20 per session.

Comeback Club For stroke survivors, their families and friends. Monday, 1-2 p.m., Washington Hospital Center, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Telehealth Conference Room, 110 Irving St. NW. 202-877-1440. www.whcenter.org. Free. Registration recommended.

Traditional yoga Led by Heather Ferris; take a mat. Tuesdays at noon. Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

Parkinson’s exercise class Wednesdays at noon. Georgetown Physical Medicine Department, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-4180. Free. Registration requested.

Head and neck cancer support group For patients facing surgery or undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Caregivers welcome. Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-3755. Free. Registration required.

Family Yoga With Andrea All ages welcome at this class for beginners; take a mat. Wednesdays, 5 p.m. Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

Yoga for beginners Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Free. 202-549-4172. $18 per session.

Prenatal yoga Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, John Philip Sousa Hall, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. $18 per session.

Weight-loss surgery seminar A presentation by bariatric surgeon Marc Rickford. Next Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum St. NE. Free. Registration requested. 877-937-4226.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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