Cross Hospital nurses, childbirth educators
and lactation specialists. Lectures, prizes,
refreshments and demonstrations. 1-3 p.m.
Free. Holy Cross Hospital Professional and
Community Education Center, Silver Spring.
MEDICAL MUSEUM SCIENCE CAFÉ:
REHABILITATION: RECONSTRUCTION AIDES
AND THE AFTERMATH OF WORLD WAR I.
Historian Allison S. Finkelstein shares the
postwar legacy of World War I reconstruction
aides, civilian women who treated injured
soldiers and led to the creation of the
Army’s Medical Specialist Corps. 6-7 p.m.
Free. National Museum of Health and
Medicine, Silver Spring. 301-319-3303,
SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR FIRST-TIME
GRANDPARENTS. Instruction on infant
and child CPR and choking rescue, plus a
refresher on diapering, swaddling, feeding
and soothing a crying baby. 6-9 p.m. $45
per person, $75 per couple. OASIS at
Macy’s Home Store, West;eld Montgomery
mall, Bethesda. 301-896-3939, events.
KEEPING WITH THE BEAT. Dr. Erich Wedam,
director of electrophysiology at Suburban
Hospital, reviews the signs and symptoms
of atrial ;brillation as well as nonsurgical
and surgical treatment options. 1-2 p.m.
Free. Rockville Senior Center, Rockville.
Registration requested. 301-896-3939,
NOTED PARENTING AUTHOR SERIES. The
Parent Encouragement Program, a nonpro;t
educational organization, presents two
authors: adolescent psychologist Michael
Bradley on Thursday discusses Crazy Stressed:
Saving Today’s Overwhelmed Teens With Love,
Laughter and the Science of Resilience; and
psychologist Lawrence Cohen on Friday
discusses The Opposite of Worry. 7: 30-9 p.m.
Thursday; 9: 45 to 11: 15 a.m. Friday. $35
per talk. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church,
DEALING WITH ANGER IN COUPLE
RELATIONSHIPS. Sponsored by the Parent
Encouragement Program, a nonpro;t
educational organization. 7-10 p.m. $85
per couple. Kensington Baptist Church,
Kensington. Registration required. 301-929-
STOP THE BLEED: SAVE A LIFE. Learn how
to act as a responder and save lives when
disaster strikes. Participants will learn
bleeding control techniques using their
hands, dressings and tourniquets. 6-8
p.m. Free. Suburban Hospital, Bethesda.
Registration required. 301-896-3939, events.
Nov. 28 and 30; Dec. 19 and 21
ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS EDUCATION
SEMINAR. For teens 13-18 and families
seeking information on how alcohol,
marijuana and other drugs affect the body,
the legal aspects of drug use and how it
affects future goals. Each month’s program
is two nights: Tuesdays (parents and teens)
and Thursdays (teens only). 6-8 p.m. $100
per teen. Suburban Hospital, Bethesda.
Registration required. 301-896-6608, events.
Nov. 29 and Dec. 11
WINTER BLUES: BALANCING SORROW
AND CELEBRATION WHILE GRIEVING. For
those grieving the death of a loved one.
6: 30-8 p.m. Nov. 29; 1-2: 30 p.m. Dec.
11. Free. Montgomery Hospice, Rockville.
Registration required. 301-921-4400,
SAFE SITTER. For 11-to 13-year-olds, with
information on child care safety, handling
emergencies and ;rst aid techniques. 9 a.m-
4 p.m. $70. Holy Cross Resource Center,
Silver Spring. 301-754-8800,
BECOMING A FATHER. A three-hour class for
expectant or new dads. Topics include basic
baby care and keeping your baby safe, what
it means to be a father, your role in the life
of your child, and adjustments to life with a
child. Babies welcome. 1-4 p.m. $30. Holy
Cross Resource Center, Silver Spring. 301-
CPR FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. Instruction
designed for the general public for adult,