Fairfax wellness calendar, April 4-11

April 3, 2013

Al-Anon/Alateen groups 703-534-4357. www.alanonva.com/meetings. Free.

Overeaters Anonymous More than 50 meetings each week in Northern Virginia. 703-823-6682. www.oanova.org. Free.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) 703-430-3764. www.tops.org. $28 to join.

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

Parkinson’s exercise class Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Greenbriar Community Center, 4615 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. 703-378-7221. $10; care partners, $5. Registration required.

Mood disorders support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Falls Church. Thursdays, 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. Fridays, 1-2 p.m. Joseph Willard Health Center, 3750 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-246-7120. $1 per meeting.

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. Free.

Mended Hearts support group For heart surgery patients, their families and friends. Saturday, 11 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-941-8500. Free.

Mental health support Sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Saturdays, 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.; 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.

Postpartum mood and anxiety support For mothers and their babies. Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, ground floor conference center, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-776-6775. Free.

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.

Dementia caregivers support Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke. Tuesday, noon-1:15 p.m. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Rd., Fairfax. Eileen Thompson, 703-451-8626. eileen.thompson1@gmail.com. Free. Registration required.

Teens Who Stutter support group For teens and their family members, speech language pathologists and educators, sponsored by the National Stuttering Association. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. McLean Professional Park, 1497 Chain Bridge Rd. No. 103, McLean. 800-937-8888. mandy@westutter.org. www.westutter.org. Free.

Bereavement support Group will meet the next six Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. havenofnova@verizon.net. 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org. Free. Registration required.

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

MS support group For those with multiple sclerosis, and their family and friends, sponsored by the National Capital MS Society. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. 703-768-4841. Free.

Suicide-loss support Group will meet the next six Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. havenofnova@verizon.net. 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org. Free. Registration required.

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

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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