Loudoun County wellness calendar, Sept. 20-27

September 19, 2012

La Leche League Mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon Panera Bread, 43670 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn. LLLashburn@gmail.com. Free.

“Laugh yoga” for seniors Exercises to improve flexibility and balance. Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Leesburg blood drive Thursday, noon-7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 866-256-6372.

Nar-Anon family group A 12-step program for family members and friends of those recovering from addictions. Thursdays at 7 p.m. Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St., Leesburg. www.nar-anon.org.

Abraham Low self-help program Support for people with emotional problems. Fridays at 8 p.m. Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. 703-777-1708.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Western Loudoun Saturdays at 3 p.m. Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St., Purcellville. 703-431-7160.

Overeaters Anonymous Sundays at 5:30 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd. 571-340-2546.

Equipment-centered exercise Free weights, treadmills, bikes and a cardio-glide; with staff instruction. Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. NW. Free. 703-737-8039.

Dulles blood donations Mondays, noon-
8 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays, 6 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Inova Blood Donor Services, 45745 Nokes Blvd., Dulles Town Center, Sterling. 866-256-6372.

Tai chi Stretching and strengthening movements, led by Suchi. Monday at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

Overeaters Anonymous Mondays at 7:30 p.m. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 37018 Glendale St., Purcellville. 703-823-6682.

Parkinson’s support Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m. Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Open to anyone with the disease, as well as their family members and caregivers. 703-724-9338. $1.

New mothers support Babies are welcome. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Inova Loudoun Medical Pavilion, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. 703-858-6360.

Drop-in grief support For those coping with a recent death. Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. Loudoun Capital Hospice, 209 Gibson St. NW, Suite 202, Leesburg. 703-777-7866.

Reiki sessions A program for cancer patients that aims to recharge and balance the body’s energy. Next Thursday, 6:45-
8 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. 703-858-8857. Free. Registration required.

Cancer support For patients and their families and friends. Next Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd. 703-729-2012. Free.

Pregnancy support services Tests, clothes, transportation and more. Birthright of Loudoun County, 823 S. King St. (Suite I), Leesburg. 703-777-7272. Free.

Emergency food supplies Loudoun residents who are in need can receive a free three-day supply of groceries; distribution is Mondays through Saturdays. Loudoun Interfaith Relief, 703-777-5911. www.interfaithrelief.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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