Thursday 4

AMERICAN RED CROSS, Arlington County chapter offers presentations on emergency preparedness, making a communication plan, putting together a disaster kit, first aid and CPR training, and giving blood. To schedule a presentation, call 703-527-3010, Ext. 739.

DOORWAYS FOR WOMEN AND FAMILIES, formerly 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

SENIOR OLYMPICS, for those 50 and older (as of Dec. 31), ongoing registration for indoor and outdoor events Sept. 17-29, including basketball, 8-ball pool, golf, horseshoes, line dance, pickleball, shuffleboard, table tennis, tennis, track and field, swimming, bowling, bridge and chess at senior centers and other facilities in Northern Virginia. $10; additional event, $1. Registration required. 703-228-4721 or

LANGSTON-BROWN WALKERS, walk around the neighborhood, 9:30 a.m. today and Aug. 11, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6300.

MEDICARE PROGRAM, for Medicare beneficiaries, learn about Medicare Part D, question-and-answer session sponsored by Arlington Agency on Aging, 1:30 p.m., Arlington Department of Human Services, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Room 7A, Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-1700.

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

Friday 5

LEE WALKERS, travel to the District and walk at Rock Creek Park, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50, registration required. 703-228-0555.

Monday 8

WATER EXERCISE CLASSES, seniors, classes in swing rhythm and aqua aerobics, 8:40 a.m., Washington-Lee High School, 1300 N. Quincy St.; and 11 a.m., Wakefield High School, 4901 S. Chesterfield Rd., Arlington. Four sessions, $14; registration required. 703-228-4744.

WALTER REED WALKERS, travel to Fort Hunt Park in Alexandria for weekly walking program, 9:30 a.m., meet at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50, reservations required. 703-228-5703.

ALEXANDRIA BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services. Noon-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Inova Alexandria Hospital, 4320 Seminary Rd., 703-504-3500; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, 2501 Parker's Lane. 703-664-7229. Registration required.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT, women with breast cancer share written diagnoses, treatments and survivorship, 5:30-7 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

TAI CHI WORKSHOP, for cancer patients; learn exercises for strength and energy, 7:15-8:15 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 29, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, John T. Hazel Conference Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-5555.

OBSESSIVE AND COMPULSIVE DISORDERS, support group for those with obsessive and compulsive disorders, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, 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 Lorcum Lane, Arlington.

Wednesday 10

SENIORS WALKING CLUB, travel to the District and walk along Massachusetts Avenue to Washington National Cathedral, 9:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3. 703-228-4403.

NUTRITION LECTURE, seniors, nutrition educator Ana Moran demonstrates how to make gazpacho, 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-4403.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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