Loudoun County wellness calendar,May 2-9, 2013

May 1, 2013

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

Alzheimer’s support Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Spring Arbor Assisted Living, 237 Fairview St. NW, Leesburg. 540-338-6520.

La Leche League Mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information. Thursday and May 9, 10 a.m.-noon. Panera Bread, 43670 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn. lllashburn@gmail.com.

Chantilly blood drive Thursday, 3:30-8 p.m. J. Michael Lunsford Middle School, 26020 Ticonderoga Rd. 800-733-2767.

Overeaters Anonymous Friday at 11 a.m. Leesburg United Methodist Church, parlor on the second floor, 107 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-443-9144.

Safe Sitter classes Ages 11-13. Students must pass a practical and written test. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 571-308-5794, 703-858-6000. $75, includes book, snacks and tour of the mobile health unit. Registration required.

Leesburg blood drive Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Morven Park Estate, 17263 Southern Planter Lane. 800-733-2767.

Divorce care support Video seminar series for people experiencing divorce or separation. Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Our Saviour’s Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. 703-723-1085. Free.

Tai chi Monday at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039. Free.

“The Healing Power of Art” In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month. Monday at 7 p.m. Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-0323. Free.

Debtors Anonymous Monday, 7-8 p.m. Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St., Leesburg. 800-421-2383. 781-453-2743. www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Ashburn blood drive Tuesday, 3-8 p.m. Ashburn Farm Association, 21400 Windmill Dr. 800-733-2767.

Dads support group For new fathers or fathers-to-be. Tuesday at 7 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg. 703-858-6360. www.thebirthinginn.org.

New mothers support Babies welcome. Wednesday, 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 death. Wednesday, 1-2 p.m. Loudoun Capital Hospice, 209 Gibson St. NW, Suite 202, Leesburg. 703-777-7866.

Diabetes support May 9 at 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Parenting Alone Group For parents who have lost a spouse to cancer while raising school-age children. May 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Pkwy., Suite 100, Leesburg. 703-698-2536. jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

Cancer support For patients, their family members and friends. May 9, 7-8 p.m. Ashburn Presbyterian Church, Room 202, 20962 Ashburn Rd. 703-729-2012. www.ashburnpresbyterian.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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