Fairfax wellness calendar, Feb. 21-28

February 20, 2013

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 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. 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.

Tai chi for beginners Saturdays, 8-9 a.m. St. Luke Catholic School gymnasium, 7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-759-9141. www.freetaichi.org. Free.

Parkinson Foundation support group For people living with the disease and their caregivers and family. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Sunrise at Fair Oaks, 3750 Joseph Siewick Dr., Fairfax. 703-378-7221. www.parkinsonfoundation.org. Free.

“Journey Through Grief” A bereavement workshop. Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale. havenofnova@verizon.net. 703-941-7000. www.havenofnova.org. Free. Registration required.

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.

Tourette Syndrome Association meeting A presentation by Mark Etzel on “Cracking the Code: Build Your Educational Advocacy Skills.” Sunday, 2-5 p.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Physicians Conference Center Auditorium, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 410-867-1151. www.tsagw.org. 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. Registration required.

Postpartum mood and anxiety support For mothers and their babies. 10-11:30 a.m. Inova Fairfax Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, 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.

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.

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

— Compiled by Jean Mack

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