Prince William County health calendar

December 7, 2012
Sunday, Dec. 9

Holiday grief support for children and their families education, support and a craft activity for children 6-16 with a parent. 11 a.m., McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge. Free, registration required. 703-396-6198.

Loss of Spouse Grief support group for people who have lost their spouse within the last two years. 2-3:30 p.m., McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge. Free. 703-396-6198.

Al-Anon Family Group newcomers and regular meetings, 8 p.m., Haymarket Baptist Church, parish hall, 14800 Washington St., Haymarket. 703-969-2726.

Monday, Dec. 10

Al-Anon Family Group 7 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1400 G St., Woodbridge. 703-534-4357.

Overeaters Anonymous 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 703-823-6682 or

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Overeaters Anonymous sunrise meeting 7 a.m., St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow. Free. 202-437-5070 or

Health screening for seniors. 9:30 a.m., Woodbridge Senior Center, 13850 Church Hill Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-5081.

Prostate cancer support group 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Westminster at Lake Ridge, 12191 Clipper Dr., Lake Ridge. Free. 703-497-0628.

Cancer support group a meeting for cancer patients, survivors and their families. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Prince William Hospital, Medical Building 1, fourth floor, Conference Room C, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-895-4857.

Diabetes support group 7 p.m., Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-670-1767 or 540-659-1800, Ext. 1767.

Mental health support group for caregivers, family and friends of people with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 7 p.m., Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, Conference Room 1, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-590-0783 or

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Weight loss support group 11 a.m., Spirit and Life United Methodist Church, 4223 Dale Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-878-7779 or 571-277-7976.

Thursday, Dec. 13

Surviving After Suicide support group a confidential group for family members and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide. Call for time and location. Second and fourth Thursdays. Free. 703-368-4141.

Overeaters Anonymous Meditation and Writing meeting 7 a.m., St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-361-0106 or 703-754-9237 or

Palliative care talk learn about the service that provides comfort and care to people of all ages with serious, chronic and life-threatening illnesses. 11 a.m., Prince William Senior Center, 9320 Mosby St., Manassas. Free. 703-792-6405.

Families Anonymous a 12-step program for adults with family members with substance-abuse problems. 8 p.m., Manassas Presbyterian Church, 8201 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-928-9385 or

Friday, Dec. 14

Pulmonary support group for people with chronic respiratory disease and their families. Noon-1 p.m., Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-670-1881 or 540-659-1800, Ext. 1881.

Alcoholics Anonymous 8:30 p.m., Concordia Lutheran Church, 3637 Graham Park Rd., Triangle. 703-293-9753.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Fit for Christ boot camp the 75-minute class begins with a prayer and warm-up followed by a quick-paced workout with weights. 8 a.m. Saturdays, First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, 13600 Minnieville Rd, Woodbridge. $10; children 9-15 free with an adult. 571-437-8641 or

Anxiety support group Recovery Inc., for people who have anxiety, depression, fear or other emotional problems. 10 a.m.-noon, Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 14806 Blackburn Rd., Woodbridge. 703-441-0840.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane


Health Calendar, Prince William Local Living, The Washington Post, 9420 Battle St., Manassas, Va. 20110.

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