Prince George’s County wellness calendar, April 25-May 1, 2013

April 24, 2013

Zumba Gold A dance workout for age 60 and older. Thursday, 9-10 a.m. Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Hyattsville. 301-408-4343. Free.

Wii Fit workout Ski jump, run a 5k or dodge balls on the Wii Fit. For ages 10-17. Friday, 7-10 p.m. Berwyn Heights Elementary School, Community Center, 6200 Pontiac St., Berwyn Heights. 240-684-6210. Free.

Heart and Diabetes health expo Health screenings, Zumba, Jazzercise, Wii Fit and a guest appearance from “Biggest Loser” television star Pete Thomas. Sponsored by MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital. Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon Colony South Hotel, 7401 Surratts Rd, Clinton. 866-724-2099. Free.

Prescription drug take-back event Safely dispose of old prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Hosted by the Bowie Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bowie City Hall, Police Station, 15901 Excalibur Rd., Bowie. 301-575-1824.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day The University of Maryland Police will collect and safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. University of Maryland Police Station, Bldg. 3 Rossborough Lane, College Park. 301-405-9960. www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html.

Oxon Hill health fair Health screenings, blood pressure check, wellness vendors and tips on how to improve health. Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Glassmanor Community Center, 1101 Marcy Ave., Oxon Hill. 301-567-6033. Free.

World Cup soccer summit A complete soccer workout and skill workshop for ages 10-17. Saturday, 4-5 p.m. Good Luck Community Center, 8601 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. 301-552-1093. Free.

Hope support group The National Alliance on Mental Illness sponsors this group for people suffering with depressive illnesses. Sunday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. St. John’s Catholic Church, 8912 Old Branch Ave., Clinton. Ruth McMenamin at 301-868-6180. RSVP required.

Chair aerobics An eight-week cycling and chair aerobics session for age 60 and older to help tone and stretch legs. Monday and Friday, 9:45-10:30 a.m. through May 24. Marlow Heights Community Center, 2800 St. Clair Dr., Marlow Heights. 301-423-0505. $35; nonresidents of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, $42. Registration required.

Enrollment, eligibility and veterans benefits seminar The Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System hosts a seminar to provide information about VA health care eligibility and enrollment, vocational rehabilitation services, and primary, long-term and mental-health care services. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon. 800-949-1003, Ext. 6071. tinyurl.com/amlh3bv. Free, registration required.

Line dancing workout A drop-in workout for age 60 and older. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Hyattsville. 301-408-4343. Free.

Stepping Stones youth support group for ages 6-14 grieving the death of a loved one. A guided discussion that explores the grief process through storytelling, arts and crafts, and memory rituals. Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m. Chesapeake Life Center, 9500 Arena Dr., Suite 250, Largo. 410-987-2129. www.chesapeakelifecenter.org. $10 per child. $20 maximum per family. Registration required.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett

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