Southern Maryland wellness calendar,Dec. 6-13

Waldorf blood drive Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 2421. Thursday, 2-8 p.m. Waldorf Elks Lodge, 2210 Old Washington Rd. 800-733-2767 or www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Surgical treatments lecture Surgeon Eleanor Faherty will discuss how surgery can treat a variety of illnesses. Thursday, 6-7 p.m., Civista Medical Center, Garrett Ave., La Plata. www.civista.org. 888-332-4847. Free.

Yoga For those with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a five-week course beginning Thursday evening. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. $25. Registration required.

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

Huntingtown blood drive Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. St. Nicholas Lutheran Church, 1450 Plum Point Rd., Huntingtown. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Bariatric surgery support group Hosted by Washington Hospital Center’s weight-loss surgery team. Saturday, 10-11 a.m., MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019.

Hatha yoga For those with some experience. Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-8233 for registration information.

Waldorf blood drive Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,
St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 3320 St. Peter’s Dr., Waldorf. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Waldorf blood drive Hosted by the Lions Club. Monday, noon-6 p.m. Waldorf Fire and Rescue, 3245 Old Washington Rd. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Valley Lee blood drive Monday, 1:30-
7:30 p.m., 2nd District Volunteer Fire Department, Drayden and Piney Point roads (Route 249), Valley Lee. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

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

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

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 Fire Department Social Hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. meghannet@yahoo.com. $6 per class.

Leonardtown blood drive Wednesday, noon-
6 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, 22950 Hollywood Rd. Leonardtown. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

“Look Good, Feel Better” A program for women dealing with the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Wednesday, 6 p.m., MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. www.stmaryshospitalmd.org. 301-475- 6019. Free.

Prince Frederick blood drive Hosted by the Calvert County Lions. Next Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Prince Frederick Rescue Squad, 755 Solomon Islands Rd. 800-733-2767. Appointments recommended.

Prostate screening Includes DRE (digital rectal exam and PSA (prostate-specific antigen) lab test. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free. Registration required.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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