Thursday 13

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

FAMILY DYNAMICS, seniors, discussion led by an Arlington County mental health therapist, 10:15 a.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-5700.

HEALTH ISSUES, seniors, a Department of Human Services registered nurse answers health-related questions, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, 10:30 a.m., Dawson Terrace Senior Center, 2133 N. Taft St., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-6300.

SEGULMOS JUNTOS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, for Spanish speakers, facilitated by David McGinness, bereavement coordinator for Hospice of Northern Virginia, 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays of each month, Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-538-2037.

INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, all blood types needed. For information on donating blood or holding a drive, call 866-256-6372 or visit www.inova.org/donateblood.

Friday 14

HIV/AIDS SUPPORT, daily case management, individual counseling and job, housing and medical service assistance. Food, transportation and child care available. Holistic Family Agape Ministries Institute, 2423 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-519-9100.

LEE WALKERS, seniors walking group travels by van to Bon Air Park and walks, 10 a.m.; meet at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Saturday 15

ANGELMAN SYNDROME WALK-A-THON, 5K walk through Old Town, sponsored by the Angelman Syndrome Foundation to raise awareness of the neurological disorder. Registration at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m., St. Coletta School, 207 S. Peyton St., Alexandria. Walkers asked to collect donations. 800-432-6435 or www.angelmanwalk.org.

Monday 17

HIV/AIDS SUPPORT, weekly meetings Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for people with HIV or AIDS. Whitman-Walker Clinic, 5232 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-531-4943.

EARLY STAGE BREAST CANCER, support group, facilitated by an oncology social worker, 5-6:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

PARENT SUPPORT, information, education and peer support, sponsored by Stop Child Abuse Now. Children's programs available. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. Free; registration required. 703-836-1820 or www.scanva.org.

Tuesday 18

METASTATIC/RECURRENT CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, cancer patients share experiences and concerns with other people who have metastatic or recurrent cancer. Facilitated by an oncology social worker, 1-2:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays of each month, Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-5555.

"HEALING THROUGH DANCE," Humberto Lizarraga, director of Latin Dancer Inc., demonstrates how to dance and exercise your cares away, part of the Complementary Treatments series, 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, John T. Hazel Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-0918.

Wednesday 19

DANCE CLASS, seniors, choreographer Jane Franklin teaches an introductory class on creative movement and dance, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4839.

ART THERAPY, cancer patient support group, using art to cope with issues related to cancer diagnosis and treatment. Facilitated by an art therapist, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

LYMPHOMA LECTURE, oncologist John Feigert discusses the latest information on diagnosis, staging and treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, John T. Hazel Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-0901.

EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, Christian Education Building, 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria. Free. 202-364-9448 or www.emotionsanonymous.org.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, weight-loss support. Weigh-in, 6:30 p.m.; meeting, 7:15 p.m. James Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. $20 annually, plus $6 monthly. 703-519-6722 or www.tops.org.

-- Compiled by SARAH LANE