Thursday 16 INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, January is National Volunteer Blood Donor month, for information on donating blood or holding a blood drive, call 866-256-6372 or visit www.inova.org/donateblood.

FLU SHOTS, provided by Inova HealthSource. For information and locations, call 877-895-5284 or visit www.inova.org.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, seniors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Carver Community Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5700.

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, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

LYMPHOMA LECTURE, Amy Goodrich, a nurse practitioner at Johns Hopkins Cancer Institute, shares basic information about the disease, factors that influence treatment and emerging treatments, sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, John T. Hazel Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-0913.

Friday 17 LEE WALKERS, senior group travels to Washington & Old Dominion trail and walks. Meet at 10 a.m., Lee Senior Action Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Monday 20 EARLY STAGE BREAST CANCER, support group, oncology social worker leads discussion of sexuality, self-esteem, communication and social, personal and emotional changes, and offers coping techniques, 5-6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; preregistration required. 703-558-5555.

Tuesday 21 METASTATIC/RECURRENT BREAST CANCER, support group, share experiences and concerns with other women who have metastatic or recurrent breast cancer. Facilitated by an oncology social worker, 1-2:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; preregistration required. 703-558-5555.

SPIRITUALITY SUPPORT GROUP, for cancer patients and their families. A hospital chaplain discusses spirituality and living with a cancer diagnosis, 10:30-11:30 a.m. first and third Tuesdays, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; preregistration required. 703-558-6128.

Wednesday 22 EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS, support group, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane, Christian education building, Alexandria. Free. 202-364-9448 or www.emotionsanonymous.org.

WALKING CLUB OF ARLINGTON, senior group travels by van to Great Falls and walks. Meet at 9:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Action Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-4403.

LYMPHOMA SUPPORT GROUP, for people with lymphoma, families and friends, sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 4-5:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

-- Sarah Lane