TODAY

FORESTVILLE MALL WALKERS, supervised, all-weather walking with free blood pressure monitoring; participants may bring youngsters in strollers. Sponsored by the Southern Maryland Hospital Center. 8-9:30 a.m. weekdays, Forest Village Park Mall, Pennsylvania Avenue and Donnell Drive, Forestville. Free; register in the mall's Center Court. 301-877-5700.

BLOOD-PRESSURE CHECKS, noon-8 p.m., Southern Maryland Hospital Center solarium, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

MEN'S HEALTH SCREENINGS, for ages 18 and older, blood pressure checks, diabetic foot check, and weight and cardiac-risk assessment; sponsored by the Bowie Baysox, Spike TV and Southern Maryland Hospital. 6-8 p.m. inside the hospital's "Health Express" van parked in front of the Bowie Baysox Stadium, 4101 Crain Hwy. NE, Bowie. Free. 301-464-4851.

BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-497-7914.

WOMEN'S FITNESS PROGRAMS, "Take the Challenge 2005," tips on eating habits and behavior modification, with exercise sessions. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Women's Resource Center, 6420 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs; and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Highland Park, 6801 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free. 202-547-5447.

ALS SUPPORT GROUP, for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients, family members and friends, sponsored by the ALS Association. 7-9 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 7210 Race Track Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-978-9855, or www.ALSinfo.org.

FRIDAY

SENIOR EXERCISE, for those 60 and older, chair exercises and strength training. 10 a.m. Fridays and Mondays, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-408-4343.

WEIGHT-MANAGEMENT SUPPORT, for people 55 and older. 10:30 a.m., Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-809-2300 or www.bowieseniorcenter.org.

LAUREL AL-ANON MEETING, support for friends and families of alcoholics. 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. 301-497-7914.

SUNDAY

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-497-7914.

MONDAY

DIET AND EXERCISE PROGRAM, for ages 60 and older, "Health by Design," a nutrition and exercise program with tips on weight management and making healthy choices when grocery shopping, sponsored by the Prince George's Health Department and the Maryland Cooperative Extension. 11 a.m. Mondays, through July 11 (except July 4), Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free. 301-583-2400.

ARTHRITIS EXERCISE, for those 55 and older, exercises intended to promote increased range of motion, flexibility and stamina. Participants must be able to walk independently or with an assisting device and be able to transfer to a straight-backed chair. 11-11:45 a.m. Mondays, Camp Springs Senior Center, 6420 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs. $5 per month. 301-449-0490.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP, for people with mental illness, their friends and families, sponsored by Prince George's County Department of Aging and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Prince George's County chapter. 1-3 p.m., Bowie Senior Center, music room, 14900 Healthcare Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-277-8844.

LAUREL NAR-ANON MEETING, for friends and relatives of substance abusers. 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-490-7140.

TUESDAY

PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP. 10:30 a.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-776-3426.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, for ages 60 and older. Weigh-in, 12:30 p.m.; meeting, 12:45 p.m. Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Annual fee, $20. 301-408-4343.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT, for survivors and their families. 6:30-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP, for those with mental illness, their friends and families, sponsored by Prince George's County Department of Aging and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Prince George's County chapter. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-277-8844.

FUTURE EVENTS

LAUREL CPR CLASS, includes CPR skills, relieving airway obstruction and recognizing signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and choking in adults; a non-certification course. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 18, Laurel Regional Hospital, J.R. Jones conference room, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-7917.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, sponsored by the Prince George's County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 18 and the third Saturday of each month, at selected county fire/EMS stations. Call your local station or 301-583-2200.

CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS, sponsored by Southern Maryland Hospital Center. 2:30-4:30 p.m. June 18, Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, parking lot, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free; registration required. 301-877-5741.

LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP, for patients and family members, sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington. 2:30-4:30 p.m. June 19, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

HEARING SUPPORT GROUP, discussion of how hearing loss affects family, social and work life, with information about coping strategies and hearing aids and other technology. Sponsored by Southern Maryland Hospital Center. 6-7 p.m. June 21 and the third Tuesday of each month, Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-868-9184.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT, sponsored by Prince George's Hospital Center. 6 p.m. June 21 and first and third Tuesdays each month, 1701 McCormick Dr., Landover. 301-883-3525.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP, diabetic health care, nutrition and exercise. 7-9 p.m. June 21 and the third Tuesday of each month, Doctors Community Hospital, Medical Office Building, fifth floor, 8118 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. Free. 301-552-5134.

-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN