Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 2013

August 28, 2013

Lyme disease support group Monday, 6-7 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

The Dawn of Recovery Support for adults choosing sobriety over drugs or alcohol. Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach; Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Harvest Fellowship Church, 9905 H.G. Trueman Rd., Lusby. 410-535-5400, Ext. 311, or dawn.recovery2012@yahoo.com. Free.

Breast cancer support group Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, Center for Breast Care, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-474-4569. Free.

Hollywood Zumba classes Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7 per class.

Mechanicsville Zumba classes Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. $6 per class.

“Ask the Nurse” Hosted by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. Southern Pines Senior Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-2748; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. North Beach Senior Center, 9010 Chesapeake Ave. 410-257-2549; and Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4606.

Stroke support group Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-414-4800. Free.

Walking club Tuesday, 4:30-5 p.m., and Wednesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

Weight-loss programs Six-week course with a dietitian and fitness instructor. Wednesdays through Oct. 16, 5:30-7 p.m. “Weight Loss for Life Plus,” a six-week follow-up, Wednesdays through Oct. 16, 5:30-7 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Each program, $75.

Smoking cessation classes Offered by Calvert County Health Department. Wednesdays, Sept. 4-Oct. 23, noon-2 p.m. Holiday Inn Express, 355 Merrimac Ct., Prince Frederick. 410-535-5400, Ext. 359. Free.

Smoking cessation class Offered by St. Mary’s County Health Department. Wednesdays through Oct. 23, 10-11 a.m. Lexington Park Library , 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-4316 or www.smchd.org. Free.

“Better Breathers Club” For people with chronic lung disease. Sept. 5, 1-2:30 p.m. University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4391. Free.

Food allergies and special diets Support group. Sept. 5, 7-9 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital Health Connections, Outpatient Pavilion, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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