TODAY

LAUREL BIPOLAR SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-490-7140.

LAUREL NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, support for drug abusers and their families. 7 p.m. Thursdays and Mondays, Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-497-7914.

WOMEN'S FITNESS PROGRAM, "Take the Challenge 2005," diet tips and behavior modification, plus 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.

FRIDAY

EXERCISE CLASSES, for ages 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. Free. 301-490-7140.

SATURDAY

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, sponsored by the Prince George's County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month, at selected Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Service Stations. Free. Call your location station or 301-583-2200.

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

SUNDAY

LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP, for people with lupus and their families, sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington. 2:30-4:30 p.m., Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Library, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

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

MONDAY

ARTHRITIS EXERCISES, for people 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.

LAUREL NAR-ANON MEETING, for friends and relatives of substance abusers. 7 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-497-7914.

BOWIE NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 8 p.m., Belair Baptist Church, 2801 Belair Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-249-8088.

TUESDAY

PARKINSON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP, 10:30 a.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-7914.

AQUATIC EXERCISE CLASSES, slow-moving pool exercises for people 14 and older with arthritis, muscle fatigue or chronic pain, and for people who have had surgery. 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Aug. 18, Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool, 6122 Sargent Rd., Chillum. $31; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $38; registration required. 301-853-9115.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, weight-loss support for people 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.

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

FUTURE EVENTS

AMPUTEES GROUP, 6 p.m. July 21 and the third Thursday of each month, Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-497-7901.

OXON HILL BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the Oxon Hill Friendly Lions Club and the American Red Cross. Also, donations of used eyeglasses and hearing aids will be accepted for recycling. 2:30-7 p.m. July 25, Oxon Hill Fire Department, 7600 Livingston Rd., Oxon Hill. 301-839-2742.

SENIORS HEALTHY EATING TALK, for people 60 and older, tips on weight control and managing carbohydrates and calories. 1-2:30 p.m. July 26, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-408-4343.

-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN