D.C. wellness calendar, Aug. 15 to 22, 2013

Correction: An earlier version of this listing included two events by mistake. The “Nutrition and cancer care” lecture at Smith Center for Healing and the Arts and HIV testing at D.C. Center for the LGBT Community listed on Saturday have already been held. This version has been corrected.

August 14, 2013

Gay teens peer education workshop Focusing on issues relating to gay, bisexual and transgender youths. Offered by Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League. Thursday, 4 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. 202-727-0321. Free.

Youth and young adult HIV testing For ages 13-24, hosted by Metro TeenAIDS. Thursday, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library, Meeting Room 2, 3935 Benning Rd. NE. 202-281-2583. Free.

Gay Men Over 50 support group Confidential meeting. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m. Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW. Call for meeting location. 202-797-3580. peersupport@whitman-walker.org. Free.

Coming out for women Thursday 7-8:30 p.m. Call for Whitman-Walker location. 202-797-3580. Free.

Line-dancing fitness for seniors For age 50 and older. Fridays, 10 a.m. Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin St. NE. 202-541-6226. Free.

Al-Anon meetings Fridays, 5 p.m., Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW. 202-363-4900; Tuesdays, noon, Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635; and Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. 202-347-8766. Free.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting for women Fridays, 6-8 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Third and A streets SE. 202-546-4964. Free.

Yoga for adults in Northeast Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Rd. NE. 202-281-2583. Free.

Shiloh Baptist health festival Health screenings by Howard University Hospital medical personnel, children’s activities, “Shaw’s Got Talent” program, food and more. Saturday, 10 a.m., Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 Ninth St. NW. 202-232-4288 or www.shilohbaptist.org. Free.

Dance-movement class Valerie Durham teaches movement that encourages free expression and stress-release. Saturday, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $15.

Alcoholics Anonymous Saturdays, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Third and A streets SE. 202-546-4964; Sundays, 3 p.m., and Mondays, 8:30 p.m., St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Sixth Street and Maine Avenue SW. 202-554-3222. rector@staugustinesdc.org; Mondays and Fridays, 8:30 p.m., All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Ave. NW. 202-232-4244; Mondays, 8 p.m., St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 4001 Yuma St. NW. 202-966-6288; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon,. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

Narcotics Anonymous Sundays, 7-8:30 a.m. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635. Free.

Adult children of alcoholics Support meeting. Sundays, 5-6 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Classroom No. 6, Third and A streets SE. 202-546-4964. Free.

Alcoholics Anonymous in Northwest Sundays, 8 p.m. Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW. 202-363-4900.

Therapeutic yoga classes for cancer patients Corrin Bennett and Amy Dara Hochberg lead patients, survivors and their caregivers. Mondays, 10:30-11:45 a.m., and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $25 per month.

HIV and newly diagnosed support A confidential support group for anyone and everyone. Hosted by Whitman-Walker Health. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Call for location: 202-939-7671. Free.

Living Well With HIV Eve Soldinger leads a group session on using meditation to enhance health. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $10.

Well-being supper club Life coach Lylie Fisher helps participants enhance their professional and personal well-being; meet new people; food and beverages available. Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Medaterra Restaurant, 2614 Connecticut Ave. NW. www.lyliefisher.com/coaching/wellbeingsupperclub.html or 202-723-2481. Free; food additional.

Parkinson’s disease exercise class Wednesdays, noon. Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-4180. Free, registration requested.

Head and neck cancer Group support for patients and caregivers experiencing chemotherapy, radiation or surgery to learn about helpful resources, coping skills and the psychological impact of the illness and treatment. Wednesday 1:45-3 p.m., MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-3755. Free, registration required, free parking.

Bereavement support Wednesdays, 5 p.m. Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. Sara Moore, chaplain for adult oncology: 202-444-0109. Registration required.

Friends and family of the mentally ill Support group for family and friends of those recovering from mental health problems. Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness, 422 Eighth St. SE. 202-546-0646 or namidc@juno.com .

HIV and newly diagnosed support A confidential support group for anyone and everyone. Hosted by Whitman-Walker Health. Wednesdays through Aug. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Call for location: 202-939-7671. Free.

Blood pressure checks and HIV screenings Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m. Community Education Group mobile medical unit, William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library, 115 Atlantic St. SW. 202-543-2376. Free.

AARP driver safety course Aug. 22, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Lamond Recreation Center, 20 Tuckerman St. NE. Register at 202-726-8095. $14.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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