AD/HD SUPPORT, a network of parents of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or adults with AD/HD, 6:30-8 p.m. third Monday, Marshall Annex. For information, call Patty McSweeney, 540-364-2417.

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING, sponsored by Forever Families Adoption Services, 10 a.m. Nov. 2, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 540-341-4679.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Northern Virginia area. 703-281-7501.

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT, 7 p.m. second Wednesday, Neighborhood Resource Center, 1086 Elden St., Herndon. 703-449-0755; 9-10:30 a.m. first Thursday, Sunrise of Leesburg, 246 W. Market St. 703-777-1971; 7-8:30 p.m. third Thursday, Marshall Manor, 4248 Manor Dr., Marshall. 540-338-4976; 7-8:30 p.m. first Wednesday, Loudoun Valley Community Center, 320 W. School St., Purcellville. 540-338-4976; 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays, Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Rd., 703-430-9229; 7 p.m. second Wednesday, Fauquier Hospital, Warrenton. 540-341-2756. Call the Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area for schedules and locations of groups that meet throughout the region. 866-259-0042.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 11 and older, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 4 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5, Arcola Community Center, 24244 Gum Spring Rd. Program includes leadership, safety, basic care, first aid and professionalism. $50. Call to register. 703-327-3111.

BIRTHRIGHT OF LOUDOUN COUNTY INC., free pregnancy tests, clothes, baby clothing, transportation and support throughout pregnancy, 18 Loudoun St. SE, Leesburg. 703-777-7272.

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the Town of Leesburg, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 29, lower level of the Town Government Center, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. Call to schedule an appointment. 703-771-2707.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT, 7-8 p.m. first and third Mondays, offices of doctors Smith and Dougherty, 406 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-1510.

CANCER RECOVERY SUPPORT, Together Ones United Can Heal (TOUCH), 10 a.m. second Tuesday, Warrenton United Methodist Church, 341 Church St. 540-347-1367.

DEPRESSION/MANIC DEPRESSION SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays in Warrenton; 7:30-9 p.m. second Thursday in The Plains. Free. For location, call Larry at 540-347-3792; depression and manic depression support group, 7-9 p.m. first and third Tuesdays in Sterling-Reston. For location and information, call Jan, 703-669-5177.

ELDER CHOICES, Diane Younkins will meet with individuals one-on-one to help them make informed decisions about health care, financial and social needs, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 6, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. 703-430-2397.

FAUQUIER FREE CLINIC, for uninsured adults, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fauquier County Health Department, 330 Hospital Hill, Warrenton. 540-347-0394.

FAUQUIER TEMPORARY FAMILY SHELTER, temporary housing for Fauquier's homeless, 320 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. 540-341-0900.

HEARING LOSS SUPPORT, all ages, 2 p.m. first Friday, Loudoun County Senior Center, Sterling. 703-444-0101 or 703-430-2906 (TDD).

IMMUNIZATIONS, influenza and pneumonia immunizations for high-risk residents, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Loudoun County Health Department, 102 Heritage Way NE, Leesburg. $11, flu; $17 pneumonia. Call for information about immunizations for the general public. 703-777-0236; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily, The Plains Pharmacy. $15. 540-253-5275.

LA LECHE LEAGUE, mother-to-mother support and breast-feeding information, 10 a.m. second Wednesday in Warrenton, 540-351-6103;, 7 p.m. second Monday in Leesburg, 703-771-7492; 10:30 a.m. third Friday, Marshall Community Center, Marshall, 540-364-3991; 10:30 a.m.-noon third Thursday, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, Sterling. 703-404-2002.

LOCKS OF LOVE, a non-profit organization providing hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. To donate hair or for more information, 888-896-1588.

LOUDOUN ABUSED WOMEN'S SHELTER, legal representation for income-eligible physically battered women, 703-771-3397. Crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, follow-up and outreach services, emergency shelter for pets. 703-777-6552.

LOUDOUN CHAPTER ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL, 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday, Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. 703-444-5326.

LOUDOUN MOBILE HEALTHCARE, screenings for blood pressure, hearing, vision, glucose and cholesterol for residents 55 and older without health insurance or a primary health care provider, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Loudoun Senior Center, Sterling. 703-430-2397.

LOUDOUN THERAPEUTIC RIDING FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER, "Frocks With Attitude," children's fashion show, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Laurel Brigade Inn, W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-1010.

MAN-TO-MAN CANCER SUPPORT, Loudoun Cancer Care Center, for men with prostate cancer and their families, 7-9 p.m. second Tuesday, Loudoun Senior Center, Sterling. 703-444-4460.

MOTHERNET/HEALTHY FAMILIES LOUDOUN, a program of INMED, an international health and development organization based in Sterling. Program links first-time parents with medical, social and educational resources needed to give children a healthy start in life, physically and socially. Family support workers meet with participants in their homes. English-Spanish translation provided when necessary. For information, call Judith A. Card at 703-444-4477, Ext. 217, or visit

NORTHERN VIRGINIA BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION, Loudoun chapter, informal discussions for survivors and caregivers, 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Loudoun Healthcare, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. For information or transportation, call 540-554-8839.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, a 12-step program for those with eating disorders, 8-9 p.m. Fridays, Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Rd., 703-771-0084; 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St., 540-338-7483 days, 540-882-3988 evenings; 7 p.m. Thursdays, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 7485 Lee Hwy., Warrenton. 540-439-0790.

SENIOR WHEELS USA, offering power wheelchairs and scooters to seniors and those permanently disabled with walking impairments. Call to schedule a mobility needs visit in your home or for information. 800-943-4431. Miracle on Wheels, offering power wheelchairs to nonambulatory people 65 and older, service may also be available to people with permanent disabilities. 800-749-8778 or

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC, confidential, no appointment needed, 1-3 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Fauquier County Health Department, 330 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6400.

STRETCH YOUR WAY TO GOOD HEALTH, sponsored by the Doctor's Speakers Bureau, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. Free. Preregistration required. 703-219-5192.

WIDOWED SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. second Monday, Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Rd.; 7:30-9 p.m. second Wednesday, Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St., 703-777-8766.

-- Compiled by Sandy Mauck

Items are accepted on a space-available basis and must be received at least 14 days before the Sunday publication date. Send information to Sandy Mauck, Health Calendar, The Washington Post, 305 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg, Va. 20175, or by fax to 703-777-8437. For more information, call 703-771-4102.