D.C. wellness calendar, June 21-28

June 20, 2012

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

Yoga All experience levels welcome, mats and blankets provided. Fridays, 7-8 a.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 118 Third St. SE. 202-546-4964. Free.

“Intensifying HIV Prevention” A presentation on cost-effective approaches, especially in communities where the problem is disproportionately burdening. Featuring David Holtgrave of Johns Hopkins University. Friday, noon-1 p.m. D.C. Department of Health (fourth floor), 899 North Capitol St. 202-671-4900. Free.

Parkside Community Day A preview celebration of the future site of Unity Health Care, with children’s activities, health and fitness tips, healthy food presentations and more. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Parkside Health Center, 700 Kenilworth Terr. NE. 202-638-0252 or www.dcpca.org . Free.

“Little Families Yoga” For age 5 and younger with an accompanying adult. Saturday, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172 or www.hillcenterdc.org. $18.

“Everday Delicious Vegan Meals” A demonstration on the basics of simple plant-based dishes, led by chef Juliette Tahar. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600 or www.smithcenter.org. $25.

“Comeback Club” A stroke survivors support group. Families, friends and caregivers are welcome. Monday, 1-2 p.m. Washington Hospital Center, National Rehabilitation Hospital (Telehealth Conference Room), 110 Irving St. NW. 202-877-1440 or www.whcenter.org. Free. Reservations recommended.

“Identifying the Signs of Depression A presentation by Tybe Diamond of the Washington School of Psychiatry Center for the Study of Aging. Monday, 3:30-5 p.m., Merrill Lynch (sixth-floor conference room), 1152 15th St. NW. Linda Harsh, 202-234-2567. lindajkh@mac.com. $10. Reservations requested.

“Five for Pride”A “Community Conversation” health-promotion program. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., Metropolitan Community Church, 474 Ridge St. NW. Free. 202-745-7000. www.whitman-walker.org. Free.

AIDS Memorial Quilt Sections of the quilt will be part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall. The event starts Wednesday. www.quilt2012.org.

Gay Men Over 50 A support group sponsored by Whitman-Walker Health. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call for location. 202-797-3580 or peersupport@whitman-walker.org. Free.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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