Southern Maryland community calendar, Dec. 23 to Dec. 30

Friday, December 24, 2010; 12:33 AM

Thursday, Dec. 23

Daily mall walks, supervised indoor walking, 8-10 a.m., with blood pressure monitoring weekdays. St. Charles Towne Center, 1200 Mall Cir., Waldorf. Free. 301-877-5700 or 301-870-6997.

Ornament workshop, offered by Calvert Marine Museum. 11 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m., Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. $2 per child. 410-326-2042.

"Garden in Lights," a quarter-mile walk-through light show, with holiday displays and programs at the Arts Building and hot drinks and music at the cafe. 6-9 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, then daily through Jan. 2. Golf cart tours will be available Monday, and Jan. 1 is Pet Night ($1 per pet; must be leashed). Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. $5. 410-326-4640, Ext. 12 or www.annmariegarden.org.

Friday, Dec. 24

Blood pressure screening, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Garvey Senior Center, 41780 Baldridge St., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-6019.

Monday, Dec. 27

Low-cost primary care in St. Mary's, provided by St. Mary's Hospital Health Connections for uninsured county residents. No appointment needed. Mondays, Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. $15 per visit. 301-475-6019.

Double red cell donation, held by Health Connections. Donors provide red blood cells only; other components of their blood are returned. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; call for an appointment. St. Mary's Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-6019.

Breast cancer support group, "Sisters at Heart" offer friendship, and encouragement for those 60 and older. 11:30 a.m., Richard R. Clark Senior Center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. Free. 301-934-5423.

Tuesday, Dec. 28

Grief support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Calvert Hospice, 238 Merrimac Ct., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0892 or 301-855-1226.

"Yoga, Body and Mind," 45 minutes of asana work, with cooling, breathing exercises and meditation. Take a mat. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Civista Women's Health Center, 3510 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf. Eight classes, $60; walk-ins, $12. 301-609-5200.

Wednesday, Dec. 29

Grief support, for families grieving the loss of a child. 6-7 p.m., Hospice of St. Mary's, Hospice Lane, Callaway. Free. 301-994-3023.

Thursday, Dec. 30

Job counseling, 30-45 minute sessions offered by local mediator and job coordinator Sandra Holler. Call for information and a time slot. 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

- Compiled by Bonnie Smith and Carrie Donovan

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