Prince George’s County wellness calendar, Dec. 6-13

December 5, 2012

Bowie blood drive Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bowie State University, Wiseman Center, 14000 Jericho Park Rd. www.redcrossblood.org. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Brandywine blood drive Thursday, 2-7 p.m. Hosted by Brandywine Lions Club. Baden Volunteer Fire Department, 16608 Brandywine Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

MS support group family, friends and those with multiple sclerosis are welcome. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 611 Columbian Way, Bowie. 301-464-5153. Free.

World AIDS Day event Education and awareness programs and free HIV testing. Hosted by the Washington Area International Teens organization. Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Prince George’s Community College, Student Center, Room B, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. 301-322-0853.

Bowie blood drive Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Upper Marlboro blood drive Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bethel Deliverance Outreach Ministries, 10675 Crain Hwy., Upper Marlboro. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

World AIDS Day event An awareness presentation and a light lunch. Sunday at 1 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville, 6201 Belcrest Rd. 301-927-6133. www.fumchy.org. Free.

Healthy lifestyle discussion A presentation on weight-loss. Sponsored by Southern Maryland Hospital. Monday, 11 a.m.-noon. Colony South Hotel, 7401 Surratts Rd, Clinton. 301-877-5740. Free. Registration required.

Bowie blood drive Monday, 2-8 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 6111 Columbian Way, Bowie. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Fitness boot camp Led by Kimberly James. Monday at 6 p.m. Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville. 301-333-6561. $15. Registration required.

Caribbean dance class Monday at 7 p.m. Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville. 301-333-6561. $8. Registration required.

Spinning class Monday at 7 p.m. Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville. 301-333-6561. $8. Registration required.

NAMI mental health support group For family and friends of those living with mental illness. Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 7607 Old Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel. Steven Gray, 410-772-9300. sjgray.namihc@gmail.com. Free.

College Park blood drive Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Stamp Student Union, Campus Drive, College Park. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Zumba class Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville. 301-333-6561. $8. Registration required.

Fit ’n’ Fun Cardio Led by Judy Cocchiaro. Wednesday 10-11:15 a.m. Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd. 301-397-2208. $5.

Meditation sessions Wednesdays, noon-1 and 5-6 p.m. University of Maryland Health Center, Ayfa Room 142, Campus Drive, College Park 301-314-9629. www.health.umd.edu/meditation. Free.

Stroke survivors support group Caregivers welcome. Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. Doctors Community Hospital, second-floor critical-care conference room, 8100 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. Maher Kharma, 301-552-8144. mkharma@dchweb.org. Free.

Weight-loss surgery seminar Sponsored by Providence Hospital. Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. St. Joseph’s Church, 2020 St. Joseph’s Dr., Largo. 877-937-4226. Free. Registration requested.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah

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