TODAY

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, noon-5 p.m. weekdays, Southern Maryland Hospital Center solarium, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-877-5700.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP, for people who have had a stroke and family members and friends, sponsored by Southern Maryland Hospital Center. 5-6 p.m., Colony South Hotel and Conference Center, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free; registration required. 301-877-4563.

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

FRIDAY

SENIOR EXERCISE AND SWIMMING, for people 60 and older, use of a fitness center and a swimming pool. 8 a.m.-noon Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $8. Pool only for nonresidents, $5. 301-583-2400 or www.pgsportsandlearn.com.

SENIOR EXERCISE, for people 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.

SUNDAY

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

MONDAY

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.

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.

WEDNESDAY

JOINT REPLACEMENT SEMINAR. 3-4 p.m., Southern Maryland Hospital Center rehabilitation department, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free; registration required. 301-877-4563.

FUTURE EVENTS

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, for people 60 and older, sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital. 10:45-11:30 a.m. Sept. 6 and the first Tuesday of each month, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-408-4343.

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

PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING, for men 40 and older who are not under the care of a urologist, physical exams and PSA blood tests by urologists. 8-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. Free; registration required. 301-877-5700.

ARTHRITIS TALK, for people 60 and older, what causes arthritis and the medications that are available. 10-11 a.m. Sept. 12, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-408-4343.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT, for people grieving the loss of a spouse or partner, sessions led by volunteers from Patuxent Widowed Persons Service; sponsored by AARP. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 22 through Oct. 27, Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. Free; registration required. 301-441-8943.

-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN