Southern Maryland wellness calendar, Oct. 4-11

Lexington Park blood drive Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. 46950 Bradley Blvd., Lexington Park. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Lung-function screening An evaluation of capacity and efficiency. Thursday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehab, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

Lunch & Learn dental-health presentation “The Mouth-Body Connection.” Thursday, noon-1 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10, includes lunch.

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

Waldorf blood drive Monday, noon to 6 p.m. Lions Club, 3245 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Stroke survivors support group Tuesday, 7-8 p.m., MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. Free. Registration requested.

Gentle yoga Led by Anne Machetto. Tuesdays, 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 fundraiser sponsored by its auxiliary. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. $6.

Lexington Park blood drive Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wyle Laboratories, 22309 Exploration Dr. Lexington Park. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

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 fees and appointments.

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

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness programs For people living with mental health issues, Southern Maryland NAMI offers individual and family support groups throughout Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. 301-737-1988.

Red Cross needs volunteers Help is needed at blood drives. Responsibilities include greeting donors, providing reading materials and offering refreshments. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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