Prince George’s County wellness calendar, Sept. 19 to 25, 2013

September 19, 2013

Digital mammogram screenings For low-income county residents ages 40-65. Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Doctors Community Hospital, 8100 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. 301-883-3526. Free, registration required.

MedStar stroke support group For survivors, caregivers and family members, discussion of resources, coping strategies, recovery, rehabilitation and prevention. Thursday at 6 p.m. MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, 12158 Central Ave., Mitchellville. 301-390-3076. davetrina.s.gadson@medstar.net. Free, registration requested.

Zumba social A dance and exercise party for all ages. Friday, 7-9 p.m. Potomac Landing Community Center, 12500 Fort Washington Rd., Fort Washington. 301-292-9191. $10; nonresidents of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, $12.

Blood drive The American Red Cross will collect blood of all types. Donors will receive a coupon for free tire rotation and oil change at Mr. Tire. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Suitland Community Center, 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments requested.

Bowie health fair Flu shots, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, health talks, vendors and children’s activities, including moon bounce and face painting. Sponsored by Dimensions Healthcare. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., several locations along Health Center Drive, including the firehouse, senior center, gym and medical buildings. Bowie. 301-809-2300. julieahf@aol.com. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.

Fort Washington boot camp Circuit training activities and nutrition discussions for ages 13-17. Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex, 7007 Bock Rd., Fort Washington. 301-749-4160. Free.

Lacrosse clinic and family fitness course Practice lacrosse skills and drills and go through sports stations and exercise circuits on the Family Fitness course. Sunday at 2 p.m. Tucker Road Community Center, 1771 Tucker Rd., Fort Washington.

Landover seniors workout Activities include indoor swimming and walking on an indoor track. Monday, 8 a.m.-noon. Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. www.pgsportsandlearn.com. Free.

National Harbor 5K Join the Harmony Hallers Walking Club for a 3.1-mile walk/run across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Monday, 8:30-10 a.m., meet at the Park Police substation lot, Harborview Avenue, National Harbor. 301-203-6040. www.whereageisanattitude.com. Registration required.

Seniors lake event For age 60 and older, kayaking, walking or biking. Monday, 9 a.m.-noon. Lake Artemesia Natural Area, Berwyn Road and Ballew Avenue, Berwyn Heights. 301-627-7755. Free, reservations recommended.

Greenbelt fit-n-fun cardio A high-low cardio workout with weights, boot-camp and “floor work” set to music. For age 16 and older. Monday, 10-11:15 a.m. Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. 301-397-2208. $4. Registration requested.

Hyattsville mental illness support group Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness. Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hyattsville Library, 6532 Adelphi Rd. Thelma Martin at 301-275-3330. seniors_place@yahoo.com. 301-985-4690. Free, registration required.

Glenarden seniors exercise class For age 60 and older, work out to improve strength, flexibility, posture and balance. Tuesday, 10-10:45 a.m. Theresa Banks Swimming Pool, 8615 McLain Ave., Lanham. 301-772-5515; 301-218-6768 (TTY). Free, reservations required.

Seniors zoo walk For age 60 and older, a bus trip to the National Zoo in the District to walk and explore animal habitats, feed sea lions and more. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bladensburg Community Center, 4500 57th Ave., Bladensburg. 301-277-2124. Free, reservations required.

WomenHeart support group A meeting of women with heart disease to discuss experiences and healthy lifestyle tips. Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Doctors Community Hospital, North Building, fifth floor DSE room, 8100 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. 301-552-8060. Free, registration required.

Seniors line dancing workshop For age 60 and older. Tuesday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. John E. Howard Community Center, 4400 Shell St., Capitol Heights. 301-735-3340. Free.

Bowie blood collection The American Red Cross hosts this drive for double-red and whole-blood cells. Tuesday, 1-7 p.m. Temple Solel, 2901 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments requested.

Sleep apnea support group A meeting of AWAKE, for people who use continuous positive airway pressure therapy to treat sleep apnea. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Doctors Community Hospital, North Building, fifth-floor DSE room, 8100 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. Barbara Grimm at 240-965-8452.

Brain injury support group for survivors of brain injuries, and their families and friends. Wednesday at 7 p.m. Prince George’s Hospital Center, 3001 Hospital Dr., Cheverly. 301-868-6278.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett

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