Classes, Workshops and Seminars
June 23, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Longwood Community Center, 19300 Georgia Ave., Brookeville. A seminar, led by a certified personal trainer, on strength training, flexibility and cardiovascular exercises that can be done at home. There will be no participant activity. To register or learn more, call 301-774-5575.
June 29, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Rockville Sport & Spine Rehab, 827 F Rockville Pike, Rockville. A workshop, open to the public and sponsored by Rockville Sport & Spine Rehab, to discuss injury prevention for a range of sports and physical exercise. An interactive stretching demonstration will follow. Wear athletic clothing. To register or learn more, call 301-346-5596 or e-mail email@example.com.
From June 22 to July 3, 10 introductory Iyengar yoga classes, sponsored by Unity Woods Yoga Centers, are taking place in Bethesda, Woodley Park and Arlington. No prior experience needed. For locations and times, call 301-656-8992.
June 24, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cancer Resource Center, Virginia Hospital Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. A group, sponsored by Virginia Hospital Center, for Spanish-speaking persons grieving the loss of a loved one. To learn more, call 703-538-2037.
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT
June 24, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fairfax Northern Virginia Hematology-Oncology, 8503 Arlington Blvd., Suite 320, Fairfax. A group, sponsored by Life with Cancer Family Center, for pre- and post-bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients and their caregivers. To register or learn more, call 703-698-2841.
June 24, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Kessler Adventist Rehab Hospital, 9909 Medical Center Dr., Rockville. A group, sponsored by Kessler Adventist Rehab Hospital and TLC/Outcomes, for anyone who has experienced a brain injury and their family and friends. The receptionist at the main entrance will direct you to the group, which meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month. Participants can attend one or both meetings. To learn more, call 301-294-9205.
A 12-step program for anyone who wants help eliminating excessive clutter meets twice a week: 7:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schafer Hall, 4900 Connecticut Ave. NW; and 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Unity Club, 116-B West Broad St., Falls Church. Participants can attend one or both meetings. To learn more, call 301-897-8849.
June 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Christ Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. A group, sponsored by the Bethesda chapter of DRADA (Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association), for people with a primary diagnosis of depression or manic depression (bipolar disorder). To learn more, call 240-401-2764.
June 27, 6:30 p.m. St. Mary's Church, 728 23rd St. NW. A beginners' meeting to a 12-step program, sponsored by Debtors Anonymous, for people with a debt problem resulting from compulsive spending.The beginners' group meets every Sunday. To learn more, call 202-319-0229 or see capitalareadebtors.org.
June 22, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Virginia Hospital Center, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. A group, sponsored by Virginia Hospital Center, for men with prostate cancer and their families and friends. To learn more, call 703-558-5555.
* June 24, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Suite 203, Room B, Merrifield. A group, sponsored by Life with Cancer Family Center, for people who have lost a loved one to cancer more than a year ago. To register or learn more, call 703-698-2841.
June 23, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper St., Suite 203, Room B, Merrifield. A group, sponsored by Life with Cancer Family Center, for people who have hereditary or secondary lymphedema to discuss physical and emotional concerns. To learn more, call 703-698-2841.
June 26, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd., meeting room, Bethesda. A group, sponsored by the Washington Area Narcolepsy Group, for people with narcolepsy, a sleep disorder, and their families and friends. To learn more, call 202-265-1108.
Lectures and Discussions
June 27, 7:30 p.m. Saint Elizabeth's Church, 917 Montrose Rd., Rockville. A group, sponsored by the Separated and Divorced Catholics (SDC) of the Archdiocese of Washington, for people separated and divorced. To learn more, call 301-767-6946.
June 28, 7 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A discussion, led by a Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board Director and sponsored by Nami-Northern Virginia, on how to overcome difficulties in finding housing for people with mental illness. To learn more, call 703-525-0686.
June 22, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. A discussion, led by a registered dietitian and sponsored by Iona Senior Services, for seniors and their families and friends to discuss how food can interact with medication and how to get optimal nutrition. To register or learn more, call 202-966-1055.
Screenings, Volunteers and Donations
June 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Georgetown University Hospital, Pasquerilla Health Center, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW, 4th floor. A vascular screening, sponsored by Georgetown University Hospital's Division of Vascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, for people 50 and older. The test is a noninvasive, 15-minute ultrasound. To register or learn more, call 800-772-8390.
Northern Virginia Community College is looking for volunteers in the primary care clinic of their Medical Education Campus, located at 6699 Springfield Center Dr., Springfield (near Springfield Mall). Eligible volunteers are active or retired family practice physicians and nurses. To learn more, call 703-822-6607 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS)
June 24, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A Montgomery Multiple Sclerosis Center-sponsored teleconference titled "Improving Your Health Through Diet and Exercise," led by a registered dietician and a physical therapist, for MS patients and their families and friends. To learn more, call 301-838-9555. To hear and participate in the teleconference, call 800-366-0623 and request conference number 7759796. The center recommends calling that day by 6:55 p.m.
June 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friendship Terrace Retirement Community, 4201 Butterworth Place NW. A health fair for seniors, sponsored by Friendship Terrace Retirement Community, to include health screenings, cooking advice for people with diabetes and exhibits about senior fitness programs. To learn more, call 202-244-7400 extension 13.
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