Thursday 17

ARLINGTON BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Arlington County Government Center, Department of Health Services, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-228-1827.

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

BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING, for seniors. 10:15 a.m., Carver Senior Center, 1415 S. Queen St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5700.

GRIEF EDUCATION WORKSHOP, called Journey to Healing. For those who have lost loved ones in the past four months. 6:30 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, Capital Hospice, Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center, 4715 N. 15th St., Arlington. Free. 703-538-2044.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT, for those whose parents or siblings suffer from depression, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-Arlington. 7 to 8:30 p.m., Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, lower-level ministry conference room, 2700 S. 19th St., Arlington. Free. 703-892-2197.

ARLINGTON CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, called We Can Cope. Participants can meet people with cancer and their families and share ideas, solve problems and receive support. Meeting is led by a cancer survivor. 7:30 to 9 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

Friday 18

ALEXANDRIA MEDICARE PROGRAM, question-and-answer sessions on the Medicare drug benefit. 10 a.m., Senior Services of Alexandria, 121 N. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria. Free; reservations required. 703-836-4414 or 703-228-1700.

FLU SHOT CLINIC, for seniors, sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Christ Church, Washington and Cameron streets, Alexandria. $25; free for those enrolled in Medicare. 703-836-4414, Ext. 0.

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

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, for seniors, includes a question-and-answer session on health and nutrition led by nurse Diane Hendel. 10:30 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5285.

Saturday 19

ARLINGTON MEDICARE PROGRAM, learn about the new Medicare drug benefit; sponsored by the Arlington Agency on Aging. 10 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; reservations required. 703-228-1700 or 703-228-4403.

Sunday 20

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT, for parents of children, teens and young adults with psychiatric ailments. 1 to 2:30 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 16th and North Inglewood streets, Arlington. Free. 703-862-9588.

Monday 21

ALEXANDRIA 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. Free; registration required. 703-504-3500.

EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER, support group, led by an oncology social worker. 5 to 6:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

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

Tuesday 22

ARLINGTON BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services. 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Arlington Central Library auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. For appointments, call 703-698-3885 or 866-256-6372.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT, people undergoing treatment and those with new diagnoses discuss problems and options. Led by a prostate cancer survivor and an oncology social worker and sponsored by the American Cancer Society. 7 to 8:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

Wednesday 23

LYMPHOMA SUPPORT, for those with the disease, their families and friends; sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 4 to 5:30 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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