Thursday 19 INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, for information on donating blood or hosting a blood drive, call 866-256-6372 or visit

ARLINGTON WALKING STICKS, a senior club's slower-paced walk. Travel by van and visit decorated trees in Arlington, followed by a holiday party, 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Action Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; reservations required. 703-228-4403.

FLU SHOTS, provided by Inova HealthSource. For more information and clinic locations, call 877-895-5284 or visit

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, for seniors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Culpepper Garden Senior Action Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4403.

ARLINGTON CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, "We Can Cope," meet other people with cancer and their families, share ideas, solve problems and receive emotional support, facilitated by a cancer survivor, 7:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays of each month, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

ALEXANDRIA CANCER PROGRAMS, support groups and services for people whose lives are touched by cancer. For information, call 703-504-7921 or go to

ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL CLASSES, on health and safety, exercise and fitness, weight and nutrition counseling, healthy lifestyles, and birth and parenting at Inova Alexandria Hospital or Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. Call 703-204-3366 for class schedules, fees and location.

AMERICAN RED CROSS COURSES, adult, infant and child CPR and first aid, Arlington County chapter, American Red Cross, 4333 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-527-3010 for schedules and fees.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, for meetings in the Alexandria and Arlington area, call 703-823-6682 or visit the Web site

FITNESS PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS, for people 55 and over, exercise classes and fitness training programs are available at the Arlington County senior centers, sponsored by the Office of Senior Adult Programs, Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Resources. For the nearest location, schedule and fees, call 703-228-4744.

Friday 20 LEE WALKERS, senior group travels to Old Town Alexandria and walks. Meet at 10 a.m., Lee Senior Action Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Saturday 21 BLOOD DRIVE, appointments every 15 minutes, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Blessed Sacrament Catholic Community, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. For more information or to make an appointment, call 703-548-5053.

-- Sarah Lane