Blood Drives

AMERICAN RED CROSS, 3-7 p.m. Monday, Ashburn Fire and Rescue Department, Founders Hall, 20688 Ashburn Rd.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 7, Town of Leesburg, lower level, 25 W. Market St.; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8, Broad Run High School, 21670 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 800-448-3543.

Emergency Help

LOUDOUN LIFELINE, 24-hour emergency response system for those who live alone or have a medical condition; installation and monthly fee; Loudoun Hospital can assist those who cannot afford the service. 703-858-6469.

First Aid

INFANT AND CHILD CPR, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12, Fauquier Hospital Tower, Chestnut Room, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. $50. Register. 540-349-0588.

Mental Health

DEPRESSION/MANIC DEPRESSION SUPPORT, 7:30-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays in Warrenton; 7:30-9 p.m. second Thursdays in The Plains. Free. For location, call 540-347-3792; depression and manic depression support group, 7-9 p.m. first and third Tuesdays in Sterling-Reston. Free. 703-431-0045.

LOUDOUN CSB COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER, provides information about mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse for county residents. Lending library and help with computer research available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 906 Trailview Blvd., Site C, Leesburg. Drop-ins welcome if coordinator is available. Free. For appointment, 703-737-8977.

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

PRESENTERS SOUGHT TO SPEAK ON MENTAL HEALTH, "In Our Own Voice," June 8. 3:30 p.m., Friendship House, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg; 7 p.m., Mental Health Center, third floor, 102 Heritage Way, Leesburg. Public speaking training for people who have experienced mental illness and have worked their way toward recovery. Program is to help create public awareness about what is involved in recovery. Free. 703-443-0524.

RECOVERY INC., self-help group for Loudoun residents recovering from mental and nervous illnesses, 8 p.m. Fridays, 16480 Meadowview Ct., Leesburg. Free. 703-777-1708.

Miscellaneous

BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 12-16, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 26, Fauquier Hospital Tower, Chestnut Room, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Taught by American Red Cross instructor. Students receive a babysitter's training manual to take home. Bring bag lunch. Drinks and cookies provided. $25. Register. 540-349-0588.

BIG BROTHER-BIG SISTER, ages 3-10, 9-10:30 a.m. June 19, Fauquier Hospital, Tom Frost Conference Room, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Expectant brothers and sisters learn about changes that occur when a new baby arrives. Visit nursery and postpartum unit, change a diaper and dress and hold a baby. Class should be attended one month before baby's arrival. $10. Register. 540-349-0588.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, noon-2 p.m. June 9, Fauquier Hospital, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-0588

ECHO-LARC SATURDAY LEISURE PROGRAM, 13 and older with disabilities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Aurora School, in Childhood Development Center, Purcellville. Activities include arts and crafts, board games, cooking, videos, music, special events and guest speakers. Supervised, trained staff on-site. Limited transportation available from Northern Virginia Community College and Douglass Community Center for $3 each way. $20 a session. Call for registration forms and details. 703-777-1939.

MARY'S FAMILY, respite care program for families with special needs children, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. second Saturdays at locations throughout the Piedmont area. Respite day includes licensed pediatric nurse, one volunteer per child and appropriate activities. 4-H club designed for children with differing abilities meets each month. Locations and reservations, 540-364-4757 or www.marysfamily.org.

Pregnancy and Parenting

BIRTH AND BEYOND, 7-9 p.m. four consecutive Mondays beginning June 7, Fauquier Hospital Tower, Sycamore Room, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. For parents in the last trimester of pregnancy. Register. $40 per couple. 540-349-0588.

Seniors

NEW MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS PRESENTATION, "Understanding the Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards," 7 p.m. Tuesday, Leesburg Senior Center, 215 Depot Ct. SE.; 2 p.m. June 14, Ida Lee Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg; 10 a.m. June 23, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Reservations. Free. 703-777-0526.

Support Groups

AL-ANON SERVICE CENTER OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, volunteer on duty 24 hours to give information on help for spouses, relatives and friends of problem drinkers. 703-764-0476. Meetings 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St., and 8 p.m. Thursdays, old Loudoun Hospital campus, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. 703-764-0476; 8 p.m. Mondays, noon Thursdays, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 125 W. Washington St., Middleburg. 540-554-2747; 8:30 p.m. Fridays, Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. 800-344-2666; noon Tuesdays, Warrenton Church of Christ, Route 29 North; and 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Warrenton Presbyterian Church, Main Street. 800-344-2666.

AL-ATEEN, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Warrenton Baptist Church, 123 W. Main St. Free. 800-344-2666.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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