Southern Maryland community calendar, Dec. 2 to Dec. 9, 2010
Thursday, Dec. 2
Daily mall walking, supervised indoor walks, 8-10 a.m.; with blood pressure monitoring on weekdays. St. Charles Towne Center, 1200 Mall Cir., Waldorf. Free. 301-877-5700 or 301-870-6997.
Walking and fun run groups, offered by the Charles County Division of Parks and Recreation. 9 a.m., Theodore Green Boulevard Trail Head, Indian Head. Registration required. Free. 301-932-3470.
Job counseling, 30- to 45-minute sessions with mediator and job coordinator Sandra Holler. Call for time slot or for more information. 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.
Little Minnows: "Is It Winter Yet?" for ages 3-5. 10-11 a.m., Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. $5. 410-326-2042, Ext. 41.
"Nature Tykes," for ages 18 months to 3 years. Learn about acorns and oak trees; with an outdoor hike. 10 a.m., Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, 2880 Grays Rd., Battle Creek. $3. 410-535-5327.
Blood pressure checks, 11 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Dec. 9 and 16, Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-4606.
Cancer support group, 1:30-3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 9 and 16, Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Dr., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-414-4730, 301-855-1012, Ext. 4730.
Nanjemoy Community Center tree lighting, hosted by Charles County Department of Community Services. With light refreshments. 6-8 p.m., Mount Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School, 9275 Ironsides Rd. Santa photos, $2. 301-246-9612 or 301-609-7639.
Grief support group, for adults grieving the loss of a loved one. 6:30-8 p.m., Hospice of Charles County, 105 LaGrange Ave., La Plata. Free. 301-934-1268.
Grief support group, "Bridges," for children and teens grieving the loss of someone close. 7-8:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Church St., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0892 or www.calverthospice.org.
Friday, Dec. 3
Blood pressure screening, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center, 37767 Market Dr., Charlotte Hall. Free. 301-475-7002.
Blood pressure screening, 10-11 a.m., North Beach Senior Center, 9010 Chesapeake Ave. Free. 410-257-2549.