Fairfax wellness calendar, April 25-May 1, 2013

April 24, 2013

Al-Anon/Alateen groups For relatives and friends of alcoholics. 703-534-4357. www.alanonva.com/meetings. Free.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight-loss support groups. 703-430-3764. www.tops.org/findameeting.aspx. $28 yearly membership.

Breast-feeding support group Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, women’s center, seventh floor, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6455.

Medicare seminar For caregivers of older adults and adults with disabilities. Thursday, 3-4:30 p.m. Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov. 703-768-6700. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices. Free, registration required.

Mood disorders support group 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.

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.

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

Be Fit McLean Outdoor Adventure Expo Explore outdoor recreation options. Includes bands, a gear swap, a cook-off for group trips and interactive displays. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Old Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-448-8336. ryan.brookes@fairfaxcounty.gov. http://bit.ly/Z6nNve. $5.

Parkinson Foundation support group Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org.

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.

Aquatic fall-prevention classes Monday and Friday, 2-3 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, 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 Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Woodlands Retirement Community, 4320 Forest Hill Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org. $10; $5 care partners; registration required.

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

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

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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