Prince George’s County wellness calendar, April 4-11, 2013

April 4, 2013

Zumba dance workout Thursday, Tuesday and next Thursday, 9-10 a.m. Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Hyattsville. 301-408-4343. Free.

Crofton blood drive Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Crofton Area Branch library, 1681 Riedel Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Brandywine blood drive Thursday, 2-7 p.m. Baden Firehouse, 16608 Brandywine Rd., Brandywine. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Hanover blood drive Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Arundel Mills Mall, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Tweens health and fitness night For ages 10-17. Jog, lift weights and pick up tips on getting and staying healthy. Friday, 7-10 p.m. Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd. 301-937-6613. Free.

Tweens swimming and basketball For ages 10-17. Friday, 7-10 p.m. Langley Park Community Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Hyattsville. 301-445-4508. Free.

Landover exercise sampler For adults, previews all day long of the types of fitness classes offered at the center. Saturday, Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. 301-583-2400. www.pgsportsandlearn.com. Free.

Hyattsville blood drive Saturday, 2-8 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville, 6201 Belcrest Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Nar-Anon: Addiction Is a Family Disease A 12-step support group for families and friends; tips on coping and aiding with recovery. Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 5203 St. Barnabas Rd., Temple Hills. www.nar-anon.org. Free.

Mall Walkers program Supervised walks, with blood pressure monitoring. Sponsored by Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Weekdays, 8-9:30 a.m. Centre at Forestville, Pennsylvania Avenue and Donnell Drive. 301-877-5700. Register at the mall’s Center Court.

Workshop: Sexuality and People With Intellectual Disabilities A statewide conference sponsored by the Developmental Disabilities Administration. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Comfort Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 4500 Crain Hwy., Bowie. Donna Will, 410-234-8262. donna.will@maryland.gov.

Clinton mental health support group Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Colony South Hotel, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Mary Heath, 301-856-8221. mcheath@verizon.net. Registration required.

Line-dancing workout A drop-in exercise program. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Hyattsville. 301-408-4343. Free.

Health fair Screenings, resource information, vendors and more. Wednesday, noon-2 p.m. Bowie State University, Wiseman Student Center, 14000 Jericho Park Rd., Bowie. 301-860-4000. Free.

Stepping Stones youth bereavement support For ages 6-14 grieving the recent passing 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. Registration required.

Weight-loss surgery seminar A presentation on procedural options by a bariatric surgeon. Sponsored by Providence Hospital. Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 2020 St. Joseph’s Dr., Largo. 877-993-7422. Free. www.providencebariatrics.com. Free, registration required.

AT for Autism A presentation on Assistive Technology (AT) as it relates to adults with autism spectrum disorders. Hosted by the Arc of Prince George’s County. Next Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Comfort Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 4500 Crain Hwy., Bowie. 301-925-7050. www.thearcofpgc.org. Free. Registration required.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah

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