Thursday 23 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.

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

ARLINGTON SUICIDE SURVIVORS, support group, 7:30-9 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays, CrisisLink, 5275 Lee Hwy., Suite 301, Arlington. Free. 703-516-6771.

ARLINGTON WALKING STICKS, senior club's slower-paced walk. Travel by van and walk at Bon Air Park. Meet at 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-4403.

STRESS MANAGEMENT, seniors learn relaxation exercises and ways to respond to stress, conducted by a health educator from Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, 10:30 a.m., Carver Community Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-5700.

"MERIDIAN BASED THERAPY," licensed acupuncturist Kathe Ana demonstrates therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure, Jaffe-Mellor technique and neuromodulation to bring the body back to physical health and mental harmony, 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, John T. Hazel Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-5555.

ALEXANDRIA CANCER PROGRAMS, support groups and services for people whose lives are touched by cancer. 703-504-7921 or www.inova.org.

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. For class schedules, fees and location, call 703-204-3366.

AMERICAN RED CROSS COURSES, adult, infant and child CPR and first aid, Arlington County chapter, 4333 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. For schedules and fees, call 703-527-3010.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, for Alexandria and Arlington area meetings, call 703-823-6682 or visit www.oanova.org.

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

Friday 24 LEE WALKERS, senior group travels to Rock Creek Park and walks. Meet at 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Monday 27 ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT, families meet other caregivers and share experiences and caregiving tips, facilitated by trained group leaders, sponsored by Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area. 7 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Brighton Gardens assisted living facility, 3821 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. For more information, call 866-259-0042.

Tuesday 28 ARLINGTON ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL, support group meeting for family members and friends, 7:30 p.m., Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-525-8616.

SAFE DRIVING, seniors, two-day class sponsored by AARP, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $10; registration required. 703-228-4403.

PROSTATE CANCER, pathologist Cary Poropatich explains the Gleason score and its importance to a prostate cancer diagnosis, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, John T. Hazel Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-5555.

Wednesday 29 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 Arlington National Cemetery and walks. Meet at 9:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-4403.

-- Sarah Lane