Thursday 16

THE ARLINGTON COMMUNITY TEMPORARY SHELTER, for victims of domestic violence, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Safe house domestic violence hotline, 703-237-0881. Community support groups, 703-237-0881. For information on the shelter, visit www.tacts.org.

Y-ME NATIONAL BREAST CANCER HOTLINES, for those with new diagnoses or who have been under treatment for breast cancer. 800-221-2141 or www.y-me.org.

HEARING LOSS PROGRAM, Bonnie O'Leary of Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons discusses coping with hearing loss, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-4839.

ARTHRITIS LECTURE, public health nurse discusses living with arthritis, 10:15 a.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5700.

MEDICARE PROGRAM, for Medicare beneficiaries, learn about Medicare Part D and prescription drug benefits, question-and-answer session, sponsored by Arlington Agency on Aging, 1-3 p.m. today and June 24, Arlington Department of Human Services, 3033 Wilson Blvd., seventh floor, Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-1700.

REIKI PROGRAM, master practitioner Andrea Arden demonstrates the art of Reiki and how therapeutic touch alleviates pain and stress, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, John T. Hazel conference center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-0912.

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

Friday 17

LEE WALKERS, seniors walk along the Mount Vernon Trail in Alexandria, 10 a.m.; meet at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Saturday 18

TAI CHI PRACTICES, for seniors, all levels, 9 a.m. Saturdays; noon Mondays and Wednesdays, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4403.

Sunday 19

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT, for parents of children, teens and young adults with a psychiatric diagnosis, 1-2:30 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, classroom A, 16th and North Inglewood streets, Arlington. Free. 703-862-9588.

Monday 20

TENNIS FOR SENIORS, mornings Mondays-Fridays, various Arlington County tennis courts. Free. 703-228-4745.

SEATED STRENGTH TRAINING, seniors, drop-in, 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $3. 703-228-5285.

WALTER REED WALKERS, seniors walk along Roosevelt Island in Arlington, 9:30 a.m.; meet at the center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-5703.

TAI CHI PRACTICES, for seniors, all levels, 2 p.m. Mondays, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5722.

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.

OBSESSIVE AND COMPULSIVE DISORDERS, free support group, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, 703-535-6575; and support group for family members, 7:30-9:30 p.m. first Monday of each month, 703-978-6425. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington.

Tuesday 21

TAI CHI PRACTICES, for seniors, all levels, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5285.

ALEXANDRIA BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services. Noon-8 p.m. Wednesday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Inova Alexandria Hospital, 4320 Seminary Rd., 703-504-3500; and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, 2501 Parker's Lane. 703-664-7229. Registration required.

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., the 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.

Wednesday 22

WALKING CLUB OF ARLINGTON, seniors travel by van to Montrose Park and Georgetown waterfront in the District, 9:30 a.m.; meet at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3; registration required. 703-228-4403.

LYMPHOMA SUPPORT, sponsored by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 4-5:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

HEALING THROUGH ART WORKSHOP, art therapist Kimberly Hanrahan-Halvern teaches how to use art to help cope with cancer, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-0915.

-- Compiled by

RIA MANGLAPUS

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