Fairfax County wellness calendar, Aug. 15 to 21, 2013

Breast-feeding support group For mothers and babies. Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Fairfax Women's Center, seventh floor, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6455. Free.

Mood disorders support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church. Thursday, 7-9 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

Helping Hands Stroke Club meeting For stroke survivors and caregivers. Friday, 1-2 p.m. Joseph Willard Health Center, 3750 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-246-7120. $1.

“Chef at Market” cooking demonstrations Preparation of fresh and healthy food with market produce. Hosted by Fairfax County farmers markets and Master Food Volunteers through the Virginia Cooperative Extension. Friday, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Kingstowne farmers market, parking lot, 5935 Kingstowne Towne Center, Franconia. Saturday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Burke farmers market, VRE parking lot, 5671 Roberts Pkwy., Burke. 703-642-5174. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm. Free.

Tai chi beginners practice Gentle outdoor exercise. Saturday, 8-9 a.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org/practice-out.shtml. Free.

Mental health support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church. Saturday, 3-5 p.m. Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, 3302 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-354-5104. Free.

Aquatic fall-prevention classes Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-667-9800. $10 per class, registration required.

Parkinson’s aquatics exercise class Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org. $10; care partners, $5; registration required.

Alzheimer’s Memory Cafe A social meeting with information, resources and fellowship for those with Alzheimer’s and related diseases and their caregivers. Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 1301 Trap Rd., Vienna. 571-236-6933. lovriver@aol.com. Free.

Celebrate Recovery A religious-based 12-step program addressing addiction, co-dependency, anger or other self-destructive behaviors. Child care provided. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Rd., Herndon. 703-793-0026. recovery@florisumc.org. 703-793-0026. Free.

Northern Virginia Stuttering support group Tuesday, 7:30-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. 703-319-8382. virginia.nsa@earthlink.net. 703-281-4230. Free.

Understanding behaviors of Alzheimer patients For caregivers. “Are They Doing That on Purpose? Understanding Behaviors.” Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. Alzheimer’s Family Day Center, 2812 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-204-4664. Free, registration required.

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Contact Eileen Thompson. 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com. Free, registration required.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous For people dealing with food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 711 Spring St. SE, Vienna. 571-334-6507. www.foodaddicts.org/faq.html. Free.

Clutterers Anonymous A 12-step recovery program. Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Unity Club, 116-B West Broad St., Falls Church. 703-405-8384. Free.

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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