AMERICAN RED CROSS, Arlington County chapter offers presentations on emergency preparedness, including making communication plans, putting together disaster kits, 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. Hotline for domestic-violence safe house, 703-237-0881. Community support groups, 703-237-0881. For information on the shelter, visit www.doorwaysva.org.
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 www.novaseniorolympics.com.
LANGSTON-BROWN WALKERS, walk around the neighborhood, 9:30 a.m. today and Aug. 18, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6300.
CANCER LECTURE, oncologist Thomas Butler discusses "Know Your Blood Counts," 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. 703-558-0902.
LEE WALKERS, travel to Reston and walk around Lake Thoreau, 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50, registration required. 703-228-0555.
REIKI PROGRAM, for cancer patients, 30-minute sessions of energy healing by Reiki practitioners, 7-9 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, health promotions classroom, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-6284.
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 Four Mile Run 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.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, 2501 Parker's Lane. 703-664-7229. Registration required.
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.
TAI CHI WORKSHOP, second of four sessions, Maiky Tran teaches movements that focus on breathing, relaxation and meditation and isometric exercises to strengthen muscles and improve energy, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, 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 the 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.
METASTATIC/RECURRENT CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, cancer patients share experiences and concerns with others who have metastatic or recurrent cancer. Facilitated by an oncology social worker, 1-2:30 p.m., first and third Tuesday of each month, Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-558-5555.
SENIORS WALKING CLUB, travel to Vienna and walk in Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3. 703-228-4403.
HEALING THROUGH ART, art therapist Kimberly Hanrahan-Halvern teaches using art to cope with cancer, 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.
DROP-IN PROGRAM, Bonnie O'Leary of Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons discusses coping with hearing loss, 10 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6300.
BLOOD PRESSURE, screening for seniors, 10:15 a.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5700.
-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS
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