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Southern Maryland wellness calendar,Feb. 21-28

Heart Expo Thursday, 5:30-8 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. Free.

Cardiac support group For people with heart disease. Thursday, 1-2 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. Free.

Women’s wellness program Screenings for depression and other health concerns, with displays and vendor materials. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mount Zion Church Rd., Mechanicsville. 301-475-6019. Free. Registration required.

“Ask the Nurse” Question-and-answer sessions on general health issues. Free; hosted by Calvert Memorial Hospital. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon: Southern Pines Senior Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-2748; North Beach Senior Center, 9010 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach. 410-257-2549. Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4606.

Gentle yoga Tuesdays at 11 a.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 4535 Piney Church Rd., Waldorf. 301-934-2883. Free.

Zumba exercise classes A rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, 43256 Rescue Lane. 301-737-2336. $7 per class.

Hatha yoga Traditional class for adults; take a mat. Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Civista Medical Center, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 888-332-4847. Registration required.

Zumba exercise classes Rescue squad fundraiser. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Mechanicsville Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Rd. 301-884-4709. $6 per class.

Aphasia support group For survivors of stroke or brain injury. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Civista Medical Center,
5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-609-4000. $15 per session. Registration required.

Emergency care course Instruction in CPR and techniques for helping a choking adult, child or infant. Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. St. Mary’s Hospital, Outpatient Pavilion, 25500 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-6019. $25.

“Dinner With the Dietician” A light meal and a presentation on how to set up a healthy diet while managing a busy schedule. Next Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-8233. $10.

Colorectal cancers screening For Charles County residents ages 50-64 with limited insurance coverage. Information and scheduling: 301-609-6843.

Free exams and mammograms For people 40 and younger. St. Mary’s County Health Department, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown. For eligibility information, call Mary Hansley, 301-475-4391.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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