“Guided Mindful Meditation” For anyone who is affected by cancer, led by therapist May Benatar. Fridays at 11:30 a.m. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-5002. www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org. Free.
Walking Club A 45-minute neighborhood walk. 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free.
“Better Bones” class Guidance in techniques that can help improve balance and flexibility. Sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital. Physician’s consent required. Mondays and Thursdays at 2 p.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 301-754-8800. Registration required. Free.
Pain Connection speaker series “Feeling Stressed? Learn How to Relax With Gentle Movement,” a presentation by health and fitness instructor Kim Thompson. Monday, 1:15-2:45 p.m. Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. 301-231-0008. www.painconnection.org. Free.
“Know Your Numbers” Suburban Hospital HeartWell monitoring of blood pressure and more. Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.
Neuropathic pain workshop A presentation by Yvonne D’Arcy, a Suburban Hospital pain management and palliative care nurse, on how injuries to the nervous system can result in chronic pain. Next Thursday at 2 p.m. Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr. www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter. 240-314-8800. Free. Registration required; under “News and Upcoming Events,” find course No. 39903.
Montgomery Cares program For uninsured county residents with limited incomes. Go to www.montgomerycares.org for information about participating clinics.
Red Cross needs volunteers Help is needed at local blood drives. Responsibilities include greeting donors, providing reading materials and offering refreshments. Flexible hours; training provided. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1. email@example.com.
— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton
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