Prince William County wellness calendar, Oct. 4-11

October 3, 2012

Overeaters Anonymous Thursdays, 7 a.m. St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow. 703-754-9237. www.oanova.org.

Weight-loss surgery support group For patients who have had or who are thinking about surgery. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m. Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-670-1236. www.sentara.com. Free.

Grief support group Thursdays, 7 p.m. Occoquan Bible Church, 3700 Old Bridge Rd., Woodbridge. 703-878-4673. Free.

Blood pressure screening Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Prince William Health System Wellness Center, 8640 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-369-8605. Free.

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

Anxiety support group Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 14806 Blackburn Rd., Woodbridge. 703-441-0840. 703-494-5400.

“NOVA 5K Hustle2Health” The 8 a.m. road race and a one-mile fun run are part of a Health & Wellness Expo. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon. Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge campus, 15200 Neabsco Rd. 703-323-3000. www.nvcc.edu/foundation.

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

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

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

Cancer support group Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Prince William Hospital, Medical Building 1, fourth floor, Conference Room C, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-895-4857.

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

Mental health support group For caregivers, family and friends of people with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, Conference Room 1, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-590-0783. 703-670-1236. www.sentara.com.

Parenting Class Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), a six-week class for parents of school-age children. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Sudley North Government Center, 7987 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-6288. $40; registration required.

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

Surviving After Suicide support group Call for next Thursday’s meeting time and location. 703-368-4141.

Parenting course A six-week Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) class for parents of young children. Next Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Sudley North Government Center, 7987 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-6288. $40. Registration required.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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