Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Feb. 28-March 7

February 27, 2013

“Dinner With the Dietician” A light meal and a presentation on how to manage a healthy diet that can be maintained on a busy schedule. Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

“Nutrition and Fitness” family Bingo A healthy snack is included. Friday, 7-8:30 p.m. Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $5.

Prince Frederick blood drive Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Church St., Prince Frederick. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Lexington Park blood drive Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, 45945 Buck Hewitt Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Owings blood drive, Sunday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Jesus the Good Shepherd Church, 1601 W. Mount Harmony Rd., Owings. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments welcome.

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

“Ask the Nurse” Question-and-answer sessions on general health issues. Free; hosted by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon: Southern Pines Senior Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-2748; North Beach Senior Center, 9010 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach. 410-257-2549. Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4606.

Prince Frederick blood drive, Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Calvert County Courthouse (County Services Plaza), 150 Main St., Prince Frederick. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments welcome.

Charlotte Hall blood drive Tuesday, noon-6 p.m. Wawa Food Market, 30320 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation. Appointments recommended.

Gentle yoga Tuesdays at 11 a.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4535 Piney Church Rd., Waldorf. 301-934-2883. Free.

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

Hatha yoga Traditional class for adults; take a mat. Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 888-332-4847. Free. Registration required.

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

Aphasia support group For survivors of stroke or brain injury. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Civista Medical Center,
5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. $15 per session. Registration required.

Smoking cessation class Offered by Calvert County Health Department and Calvert Memorial Hospital. Wednesdays through April 24. For location and times, call 410-535-5400, Ext. 359. Free.

Breast cancer support For those who are newly diagnosed. Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-414-4700. Free.

“Better Breathers Club” For people living with chronic lung disease. Next Thursday, 1-2 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. Free.

Colorectal cancer screening For Charles County residents ages 50-64 with limited insurance coverage. For information and scheduling, call 301-609-6843.

Free breast exams and mammograms For those 40 and younger. St. Mary’s County Health Department, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown. For eligibility information, call Mary Hansley, 301-475-4391.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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