Southern Maryland wellness calendar, July 11-18, 2013

July 10, 2013

Seated yoga class Ten-week class begins Thursday, 6-6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, Outpatient Pavilion, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. $50. 301-475-6019. Registration required.

Leonardtown blood drive Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mary’s Hospital Health Connections, Outpatient Pavilion, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Heart failure self-management class Managing your care, plus preventive measures to avoid further hospitalization. Friday, noon-2:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535--8233. Free.

Aphasia support group For stroke and brain injury survivors. Friday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. $15 per session. Registration required.

“Look Good, Feel Better” For women, learn about using beauty techniques to overcome side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Calvert Memorial Hospital, Suite 102, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

Bariatric surgery support Hosted by bariatric surgeons from Washington Hospital Center, for people who have had or are considering the surgery. Saturday, 10-11 a.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

CPR, AED and first-aid class General first aid and CPR for adults, infants and older children. Receive a CPR card, valid for two years, and meet the new standards for day-care providers. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $70.

Dyslexia Support Network of Southern Maryland Meeting on Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Next month’s meeting will be Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. Patuxent Presbyterian Church, 2341 Kingston Creek Rd., California. Call Laura Schultz, 703-477-4847.

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.

Blood pressure screenings Tuesday, 11 a.m.-noon, Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

Stroke survivors support group Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Breast cancer support group Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Calvert Memorial Hospital, Center for Breast Care, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. Call Joyce Gradle, 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. 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.

Breast and ovarian cancer screenings Learn about the BRCA gene, genetic testing and your cancer risk. Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. Free.

Weigh to Wellness Weekly weigh-in and lecture. Wednesday, 4:30-5 p.m., Patuxent Health Center, 230 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10 per week or $20 per month.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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