D.C. wellness calendar, Sept. 27-Oct. 4

September 27, 2012

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Thursday events will be coordinated by Whitman-Walker Health. www.whitman-walker.org. 202-745-7000.

Yoga for beginners For teens and adults; mats available. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. 202-243-1188. Free.

Aging Eyes and Fall Prevention A presentation by ophthalmologist Andrew Adelson and low-vision specialist Alexis Malkin. Sunday, 2 p.m. Sibley Medical Building, 5215 Loughboro Rd. NW. 202-234-1010. Free.

Cancer-patient fitness program For teens and young adults. Sundays, 3-5 p.m. City Fitness Gym, 3525 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-618-4368 or dc@teenslivingwithcancer.org. Free. Registration required.

Gentle Yoga Mondays, 10:45-11:45 a.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $10.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mondays, 8:30 p.m. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Sixth Street and Maine Avenue SW. 202-554-3222. Free.

Tai Chi With Shabaka Tang-style relaxation exercise. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. 202-895-9448, Ext. 4. Free.

Yoga at the Library Asana, meditation, breathing and chanting led by Heather Ferris. Take a mat. Tuesday at noon. Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

Yoga at Your Library For adult beginners. Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Northwest One Library, 155 L St. NW. 202-939-5946. Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-282-3080. www.dclibrary.org. Free.

Cancer patients cooking class For young adults, led by healthy-eating specialist Ebeth Johnson. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m., Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. Donations appreciated.

Parkinson’s exercise class Wednesdays at noon, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Bles Building, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-4180. Free. Registration requested.

Family Yoga With Andrea All ages welcome at this class for beginners; take a mat. Wednesday at 5 p.m. Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

NAMI support group For those recovering from mental illness issues, and their families and friends. Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. National Alliance on Mental Illness, 422 Eighth St. SE. 202-546-0646. namidc@juno.com. Free.

Breast Health: Knowledge is Power Presentations on noninvasive and minimally invasive procedures. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sibley Medical Building Conference Room 2, 5215 Loughboro Rd. NW. 301-896-3939 or www.sibleymemorial.org. Free. Registration required.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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