Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Oct. 25-Nov. 1

October 25, 2012

Stroke survivor support group Share experiences with other survivors. 5-6:30 p.m., Southern Maryland Hospital Center library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. 301-877-5858. Free.

Dinner With the Dietician A presentation on “eight applications for better health.” Light meal included. Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m., Patuxent Health Center, Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

Aphasia support group People recovering from a brain injury or a stroke practice speaking, reading and writing. Fridays and Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4396. $15 per session. Registration required.

Yobics chair fitness Yoga-inspired exercises done while sitting. Fridays, 12:30-1 p.m. Southwinds Active Adult Community, 4225 Southwinds Pl., White Plains. 301-932-4297. $5.

Arthritis exercise group Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Colony South Hotel, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Call 301-877-4806 for fee information.

Gentle yoga Led by Anne Machetto. Tuesdays at 11 a.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4535 Piney Church Rd., Waldorf. 301-934-2883. Donations welcome.

Zumba exercise classes A fundraiser for the rescue squad. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7; five classes, $25.

Zumba exercise classes Rescue squad auxiliary fundraiser. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. MeghanneT@yahoo.com. $6.

“Dinner With the Doctor” With a presentation on lung cancer. Next Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $5. Registration required.

“Lunch and Learn” A program on dyslexia. Next Thursday, noon-1 p.m., Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

Reproductive-health clinic For men and women, screening and other assistance with issues related to gynecology, pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. St. Mary’s Health Department, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown. Call 301-475-4419 for fee information and to make an appointment.

Prostate-health screening DRE exams and PSA tests. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. www.calverthospital.org. Free. Registration required.

Cardiac/pulmonary illness rehab program Sponsored by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Call 410-414-4527 to register. www.calverthospital.org.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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