Thursday 20

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

MEDICATION TALK, nurse Mary Lou Mayfield discusses the use of medication and possible drug interactions. 10:15 a.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5700.

HEARING LOSS TALK, an informal discussion on coping with hearing loss. 10:30 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6300.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT, for those who have parents or siblings with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder, sponsored by National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. 7-8:30 p.m., Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Ministry Center, 2700 S. 19th St., Arlington. Free. 703-892-2197.

CANCER PROGRAM, "Treatment is Over, Now What Do I Do," a panel discussion led by oncology social worker Kathy Dorner and cancer survivor Mac Showers. 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-0913.

Friday 21

LEE WALKERS, weekly walking program. Travel by van to Montrose Park in the District. 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2.50; registration required. 703-228-0555.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, seniors, with question-and-answer session on health and nutrition by nurse Diane Hendel. 10 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5285.

MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM, senior adult specialist Rachel Thompson discusses "Progress Forward with Purpose Instead of Looking Back With Regret." 10:30 a.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5722.

NUTRITION CLASS, nutrition educator Ana Moran of Virginia Cooperative Extension Service discusses tabbouleh salad, 10:45 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-6300.

Saturday 22

WALK TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER, 1.5K, 3.5K or 5K walk or run; sponsored by the city of Alexandria's Office on Women and Inova Alexandria Hospital Foundation. Registration, 6:30 a.m.; race, 8 a.m., AMC Hoffman Center 22 theaters area, 206 Swamp Fox Rd., Alexandria. $35; ages 2-12, $10. 703-838-5030.

Monday 24

WALTER REED WALKERS, weekly walking program at Long Branch Nature Center. 9:30 a.m., meet at Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. $2.50; reservations required. 703-228-5703.

ARLINGTON MEDICARE WORKSHOPS, for Medicare beneficiaries, learn about Medicare Part D and prescription drug benefits in a question-and-answer session; sponsored by Arlington Agency on Aging. 10:15 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Department of Human Services, 3033 Wilson Blvd., seventh floor. Free. 703-228-5282 or 703-228-1700.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, senior adult specialist Rachel Thompson discusses tips on reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease. 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-4403.

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services. Noon to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Inova Alexandria Hospital, 4320 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free; registration required. 703-504-3500.

PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM, Charles Konigsberg and John Clizbe of the Alexandria Health Department discuss health threats such as the flu and antibiotic-resistant diseases, sponsored by Agenda Alexandria. 7:15 p.m.; reception, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 6:45 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 3601 Russell Rd., Alexandria. Program, free; dinner, $25; reservations required. 703-549-4696.

OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS, support group for people with obsessive-compulsive disorders. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. Free. 703-250-1126.

Tuesday 25

MENTAL FITNESS WORKSHOP, for seniors, activities and games led by senior adult specialist Rachel Thompson. 11 a.m., Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6300.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT, for people undergoing treatment or those with new diagnoses, their families and friends, facilitated by a prostate cancer survivor. 7-8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

MENTAL HEALTH, support group for parents, friends and significant others of people with depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; sponsored by National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. 7:30 p.m., Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-760-8988.

Wednesday 26

SENIOR WALKING CLUB, travel by van and walk around the National Zoo in the District. 9:30 a.m., meet at Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3. 703-228-4403.

LYMPHOMA SUPPORT, for those with lymphoma, their families and friends; 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 cope with cancer. 7-8 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-0910.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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