Prince William County health calendar

July 15, 2013
Sunday, July 14

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

Monday, July 15

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

Overeaters Anonymous/HOW 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 703-823-6682, www.oanova.org, info@oanova.org.

Tuesday, July 16

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

Stroke support group 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Prince William Hospital, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free, registration required. 703-396-5200.

Cancer support group for 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.

Helping Other Parents Endure a support group for anyone who has suffered the loss of an infant. 7 p.m., Gainesville Church of the Word, 14215 Lee Hwy., Gainesville. 703-955-6899.

Parenting class Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), a six-week class for parents of school-age children. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 20, Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr., Woodbridge. $40; registration required. 703-792-6288.

Renewed Hope Support Group a meeting for anyone who has attempted suicide. Call for the location. 7 p.m. 703-368-4141.

Mental health support group 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays and Fridays, Trillium Drop-In Center, 13184 Centerpointe Way, Woodbridge. Free. 703-763-3865, www.trilliumdropincenter.org.

Wednesday, July 17

I Can Cope cancer support group sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the Cancer Center. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Cancer Center at Lake Manassas, 7901 Lake Manassas Dr., Gainesville. Free. 703-895-4857.

Have you lost your sparkle? ACTS Hotline director Vicki Graham leads a discussion on what gives you energy and what lights the spark in you. 11 a.m., Prince William Senior Center, 9320 Mosby St., Manassas. Free. 703-792-6405.

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

Thursday, July 18

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

Senior center fitness equipment demonstration learn to use the center’s treadmills and stationary bikes. 1 p.m. Thursday, Prince William Senior Center, 9320 Mosby St., Manassas. Free. 703-792-6405.

Dual Diagnosis support group A mental health and substance abuse group that promotes recovery through peer support. 6-7:30 p.m., Trillium Drop-In Center, 13184 Centerpointe Way, Woodbridge. Free. 703-763-3865, www.trilliumdropincenter.org.

Women’s cancer support class 6 p.m. Thursdays, through Dec. 18, Cancer Center at Lake Manassas, 7901 Lake Manassas Dr., Gainesville. Free. 703-895-4857.

Diabetes support group the topic of the seminar will be diabetes and sleep apnea. 6:30 p.m., Prince William Health System Wellness Center, Suite 108, 8640 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-369-8405, Ext. 2.

Caregiver support group for various dementias and related disorders, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capitol Area. 7:30 p.m., Caton Merchant House, 9201 Portner Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8841.

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, www.familiesanonymousva.com.

Friday, July 19

Overeaters Anonymous Big Book meeting 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 571-445-3287, www.oa.org.

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

Saturday, July 20

Fit for Christ boot camp 8 a.m. Saturdays, First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, 13600 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge. $10; children 9-15 free with an adult. 571-437-8641, www.fitforchrist.us.

Red Cross blood drive donors will receive a free pass to the Pringle House. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ben Lomond Historic Site, 10321 Sudley Manor Dr. Manassas. 703-367-7872.

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

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