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.
Mental illness support group For family members living with someone with mental health issues. Saturday, 9:30-11 a.m. Montgomery General Hospital (2nd floor, Conference Room C), 18101 Prince Philip Dr., Olney. 301-949-5852. Free.
“Strides to Thrive” Walk registration An at-your-own-pace walk around the lake, approximately one mile. With a post-event party in the plaza with food, drinks, music, and children’s activities. Proceeds will benefit the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes. Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Rio Center Mall, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg. 301-921-4684. www.stridestothrive.com. $25; age 12 and younger, $15.
Wellness and Financial Freedom Expo For age 50 and older. Presentations on aging and retirement, health screenings, cooking demonstrations, a silent auction and more. Sunday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Temple Beth Ami, 14330 Travilah Rd., Rockville. 301-762-8809. www.wharffexpo.org. Free.
“Better Bones” classes Instruction in improving balance and flexibility. Sponsored by the Holy Cross Hospital’s Health Line program. Mondays and Thursdays at 2 p.m., Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 301-754-8800. Free. Registration required.
“Know Your Numbers” Suburban Hospital HeartWell monitoring of blood pressure and more. Wednesday at 10 a.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.
Montgomery Cares program For uninsured county residents with limited incomes. Call 311 or go to www.montgomerycares.org for participating clinics.
— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton
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