Montgomery County wellness calendar, Nov. 29-Dec. 6

November 28, 2012

Lunchtime yoga course Take a mat, towel and water bottle. Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. Concord-St. Andrews Church, 5910 Goldsboro Rd., Bethesda. acbyoga@hotmail.com. $40 for eight sessions.

Healthy aging lecture A presentation on the benefits of arts education courses by Dawn Seek of Family Nursing Care. Friday at 1 p.m. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free. Registration requested.

Walking Club A 45-minute neighborhood walk. 8:15 a.m. Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free.

Bethesda blood drive Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bethesda Jewish Congregation, Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. For an appointment, call Roz Young, 301-469-8636. www.redcrossblood.org.

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

“Coping With Change” workshop A discussion of positive ways to deal with aging. Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.

Support group for veterans A peer-led group. Tuesday at 7 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness Rockville, 11718 Parklawn Dr. 301-949-5852, Ext. 105. rhalper@namimc.org. Free.

Overeating workshop A presentation by Herbert Weingartner on eating habits and why most diets fail. Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. www.jccgw.org.

Medication lecture A presentation on “Natural Products: Drugs and Medicines for All Reasons and All Seasons” by David G.I. Kingston, a bioorganic and natural products chemistry professor. Wednesday at 9 a.m. National Institutes of Health, Lipsett Amphitheater, 10 Center Dr., Bethesda. 301-594-1030. http://videocast.nih.gov. Free.

Ballroom dance Lessons led by Bill Goldberg and Ellen Moran, then practice what you’ve learned. Wednesday at noon. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. 240-777-8086. Free.

CPR course for teenagers For ages 12 to 17: adult, child and infant CPR. Next Thursday at 6:30 p.m. MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, 18101 Prince Philip Dr., Olney. 301-774-8881. www.montgomerygeneral.org. $35. Registration required.

2BoomerBabes Radio Hour Barbara Kline and Katherine Bernard host a version of their radio show that deals with aging and health and wellness issues. Next Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free. Registration requested.

Meals on Wheels volunteers needed Deliveries in the Gaithersburg area take place during late mornings and early afternoons. Pick-ups are at Asbury Methodist Village, 333 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg. Mary Casamento, 301-253-4626.

Hospice Caring seeks gift wrappers Volunteers needed to work three-hour shifts in December at Barnes & Noble stores in Bethesda and Gaithersburg. 301-869-4673. madeleinec@hospicecaring.org.

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

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