D.C. wellness calendar, May 24-31

May 23, 2012

Blood drive Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art, 100 Fourth St. NW. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Wills and advance directives A presentation by the Neighborhood Legal Services Program. Thursday, 1 p.m. Deanwood Library, 1350 49th St. NE. 202-698-1175. Free.

“Understanding Your Options as a Seasoned Citizen” Workshops with the theme “Never Too Old to Play,” an Older Americans Month program. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Park Hyatt Washington, 24th and M streets NW. monica.best@dc.gov. 202-535-1439. Free. Registration required.

Yoga for beginners An introduction to poses, breathing and alignment techniques to practice on and off the mat. Saturdays, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.hillcenterdc.org. $18 per class.

Yoga for beginners For teens and adults; mats available. Saturday, 11 a.m. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. 202-243-1188.

HIV Newly Diagnosed support group Peer-led sessions. Mondays, 7 p.m. Whitman-Walker Health, 1701 14th St. NW. 202-939-7671. hivsupport@wwc.org. www.whitman-walker.org. Free. Registration required.

Yoga for small children Lil Omm leads a movement-based program, with stories, for children 4 and younger. Tuesday, 10 a.m. Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-727-1488. Free.

HIV testing Sponsored by Whitman-Walker Health. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Panam Supermarket, 3552 14th St. NW. www.whitman-walker.org. 202-797-4554. Free.

Blood drive Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. American Chemical Society, 1155 16th St. NW. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Organizing HIV care A presentation by infectious disease specialist David Wheeler of INOVA Juniper. Wednesday, noon. D.C. Department of Health, fourth floor, 899 North Capitol St. NE 202-671-4900. doh.dc.gov. Free.

“Cafeteria Man” A documentary about Tony Geraci, food-service director for Baltimore’s public schools, and his efforts to replace processed foods with meals based on fresh ingredients. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org. Free.

Red Cross volunteers Help is needed to assist with donors at blood drives. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1. karlofft@usa.redcross.org.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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