Montgomery County wellness calendar, Nov. 22-29

November 21, 2012

Silver Spring blood drive Friday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Montgomery Chapter House, 2020 East West Hwy., Silver Spring. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Silver Spring blood drive Sunday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Rockville blood drive Monday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Montgomery County Public Schools Administrative Offices, 850 Hungerford Dr., Rockville. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Gentle yoga For anyone affected by cancer; stretching, breathing and relaxation exercises to improve muscle tone and aid in stress management. Monday at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-5002. www.hopeconnectionsforcancer.org. Free.

Silver Spring blood drive Monday, 1:30-8 p.m. Montgomery Chapter House, 2020 East West Hwy., Silver Spring. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

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.

Rockville blood drive Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Montgomery College Campus Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Stability-ball exercise Exercises focusing on “core muscles” that can be performed sitting or on a mat. Tuesday at 11 a.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 301-896-3689. Call for fee and registration information.

“Coping With Change” discussion Presentations on how to best deal with issues related to aging. Tuesday at 1 p.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.

Chevy Chase blood drive Tuesday, 2-8 p.m. All Saints Episcopal Church, 3 Chevy Chase Cir. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Ballroom dance Free lessons with instructors Bill Goldberg and Ellen Moran, then practice what has been learned. Wednesday at noon. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.

Lunch-time yoga course An eight-week multilevel yoga class. Take a mat, towel and water bottle. First session, next Thursday at 12:15 p.m. Concord-St. Andrews Church, Social Hall, 5910 Goldsboro Rd., Bethesda. acbyoga@hotmail.com. $40.

Gaithersburg Meals on Wheels volunteers needed Deliveries in the area take place during late morning/early afternoon. Asbury Methodist Village, Kindley Center, 333 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-216-4200. Call Mary Casamento at 301-253-4626.

Red Cross training Certification courses in CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED). 800-733-2767. www.redcross.org/takeaclass. Registration required.

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

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