Workshops, Seminars, Classes and Exercise Groups
Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. The National Capital Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will present "Managing MS as a Team: A Workshop for Couples." Explore ways to develop a team approach to living well with MS. Registration is required by Nov. 28. To register, call 202-296-9891.
COOKING FOR CANCER PATIENTS
Nov. 28, noon to 1:30 p.m. U Street Community Center, 1632 U St. NW. In partnership with The Cancer Project and Whole Foods Market, Smith Farm Center for the Healing Arts offers vegetarian cooking classes for people living with cancer and their caregivers. Free. For more information or to register, call 202-483-8600 or e-mail heal@SmithFarm.com.
ATTENTION-DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Chevy Chase Community Library, 8005 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. An ADHD workplace support group, sponsored by CHADD of Montgomery County, provides adults an opportunity to discuss work-related concerns and information dealing with ADHD in the workplace. For additional information, call 301-251-8722.
LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTER
Dec. 1, 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. Inova Loudoun Hospital, Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100, Leesburg. Support for women coping with the cosmetic effects of radiation and chemotherapy. For more information or to register, call 703-585-8857.
Screenings, Volunteers and Donations
Nov. 22, 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Robert Frost Middle School, 9201 Scott Dr., Rockville. Donors will receive a free Life Saver T-shirt. Walk-ins are welcome and babysitting is available. To schedule an appointment, call 301-424-7677 or e-mail email@example.com.
Lectures and Discussions
Dec. 5, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Duncan Public Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Professional life coaches are offering a free demonstration. For more information, call 703-684-0270.
Nov. 28, 7 p.m. First Christian Church, 6165 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. The psychiatric facility director of NAMI-Northern Virginia will provide an update on the facility. To learn more, call 703-525-0686.
Nov. 24, 8:30 a.m. Starts and finishes on Ohio Drive, SW between Independence Ave. and West Basin Dr. The 5K walk/run is sponsored by SOME (So Others Might Eat) and the WB50 Family Fund to benefit the poor and homeless in the nation's capital. Pre-registration is required, $20. For more information, call 202-797-8806, extension1093, or visit www.some.org.
30TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY 5-MILE TURKEY TROT
Nov. 24, 10 a.m. Cory Kelly School, 3600 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Sponsored by Potomac West Business Association, DC Road Runners Club and the City of Alexandria. Race day registration is 8:30-9:30 a.m. Entry fee is $15 ($10 for ages 12 and under). To learn more, call 202-685-3708 or visit http://turkeytrot.pwba.org/.
VIRGINIA RUN TURKEY TROT 5K & FUN WALK
Nov. 24, 8:00 a.m. Starts and finishes on Pleasant Valley Road., near the intersection of Eagle Tavern Way in Centreville. Proceeds benefit Life With Cancer, an Inova Health System nonprofit program for cancer patients and their families. Registration fee is $22 for the 5K and $15 for the fun walk. For more information, call 703-815-1136 or visit www.runwashington.com/other/varunturkeytrotinfo.html.
23RD ANNUAL YMCA TURKEY CHASE Nov. 24, 8:30 a.m. 9401 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. The 2 mile walk/run and USATF-certified 10K/wheelchair/run is sponsored by the B-CC Rotary and the YMCA to benefit a number of nonprofits. Registration is $25 for the 2 miler and $35 for the 10K. For more information, call 301-530-8500 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
1ST ANNUAL HARVEST HUSTLE 5K RUN/WALK
Nov. 25, 9:30 a.m. 9908 South Park Circle, Fairfax Station. Proceeds go to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, a national patient advocacy organization that seeks to focus national attention on finding a cure for pancreatic cancer. Registration is $30. For more information, call 703-725-4977 or visit www.harvesthustle.com.
Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun and Moon Yoga Studio, 9998 Main St., Fairfax. All levels offered, including Yoga for Seniors, Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Recovery, Yoga for Round Bodies, Easy Flow, as well as classes for kids and teens. For more information, call
703-934-9480 or visit www.sunandmoonstudio.com.
TURKEY BURNOFF 5M & 10M
Nov. 26, 10 a.m. Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Rd., Gaithersburg. Sponsored by Montgomery County Road Runners Club. Registration is on race day only: $5 for non-members. To learn more, call 301-353-0200 or visit www.mcrrc.org.
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