First Aid

ADULT CPR-AED, 6-10:30 p.m. Tuesday. $45. Infant and child CPR, 6-10:30 p.m. Thursday. $45. Volunteer orientation session, 6-7:30 p.m. June 29. Free. American Red Cross, 604 S. King St., Leesburg. Register. 703-777-7171.

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 Reston. Free. 703-431-0045.


BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 11 and older, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. Instruction book, first-aid pack and Red Cross certification included. Bring lunch. $65. Register. 703-771-5281.

BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 11-15, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, American Red Cross, 604 S. King St., Leesburg. $45. Register. 703-777-7171.

BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 12-16, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, 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.

BABYSITTER TRAINING, ages 12 and older, 6-9 p.m. June 28-29, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Participants must attend both days to earn the American Red Cross certificate. Bring a drink and snack. $25, residents; $38, nonresidents. Register. 540-347-6894.

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. Free. 540-554-8839.

SAMPLE YOGA CLASS, new students only, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Saturday, Anahata Center for Yoga and Wellness, 112 South St. SE (Market Station), Leesburg. Free. Register. 703-771-0006 or

SUMMER HEALTH CARE CAMP, students who have completed seventh grade, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 11, Loudoun Hospital Center, 44-45 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg. Learn about health care careers. Challenges students to combine compassionate, caring skills with high-tech knowledge. Students must send a one-page essay on the topic "Why I Am Interested in Learning About a Career in Health Care." Include name, address, phone number, age and grade and send to Carol Mahood, Clinical Recruiter, Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg, Va. 20176. Email to or fax to 703-858-6062. Deadline is July 20. Parental consent is required to participate. 703-858-6355.

Pregnancy and Parenting

BOND BETWEEN US INC., nonprofit organization offering support to birth parents and their significant others when a child has been placed for adoption, 7:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays. Call for location. Free. 703-771-7844.

LOUDOUN-FAIRFAX MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES CLUB, 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Rd. 703-715-6669.

MOTHERS FIRST, support group offers discussions, lectures, field trips, play groups and mom's night out. 10:30 a.m.-noon first and third Tuesdays, Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St.; 10:30 a.m.-noon first and third Tuesdays, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg; 10 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Rd. 703-827-5922 or

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS, Ashburn, 9:30-11:30 a.m. second and fourth Fridays, Capital Community Church, 20430 Ashburn Village Blvd. Child care provided. 703-723-9290. Leesburg, 9:30-11:30 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Leesburg Church of the Nazarene, 17667 Roxbury Rd. Discussions, crafts and child care for ages 5 and younger. 703-858-1906. Another group meets at Ashburn United Methodist Church. 703-729-5100, Ext. 48.

NEW MOTHERS SUPPORT, 10-11:30 a.m. fourth Thursdays, Ashburn United Methodist Church, 43454 Crossroads Dr. Sponsored by Reston Hospital Center. 703-689-9240.


NEW MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS PRESENTATION, "Understanding the Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards," 10 a.m. Wednesday, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Reservations. Free. 703-777-0526. Speakers available to explain the benefits of the new cards, who needs them and how to choose the best card for your needs. Free. Groups or clubs. 703-777-0257.

Support Groups

CARING FOR AGING PARENTS SUPPORT, 7:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, Family Focus, 20-B John Marshall St., Warrenton. Confidential. Free. 540-349-4537.

GRIEF SUPPORT, sponsored by Hospice Support of Fauquier County, drop-ins welcome, individual counseling available, 7:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Warrenton Church of Christ, Route 29 and Nordix Drive. 540-347-5922. Grief support, for individuals in crisis or change. Eight-week program, 7-9 p.m. beginning March 3, Hospice of Northern Virginia Loudoun office, 209 Gibson St. NW, Suite 202, Leesburg. Free. Register. 703-777-7866. Grief and loss support, 7:30-9 p.m. third Wednesdays, Leesburg United Methodist Church parlor, 107 W. Market St.; 7:30-9 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, Community Lutheran Church, 21014 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Free. 703-777-8766.

LOUDOUN MOBILE HEALTH VAN, ages 18 and older, 9:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Loudoun Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling; 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, in front of Safeway, Washington Street, Middleburg; 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Town of Purcellville, 130 E. Main St.; 2-6 p.m. June 29, Loudoun Hospital, Cornwall campus, 224 Cornwall St., Leesburg. Blood pressure, cholesterol TC/HDL, diabetic, bone density and vision screenings. Costs vary depending on test. 703-771-2917.

WOMEN'S HOLISTIC WELLNESS EXPLORATION GROUP, "Exploring Sound as a Healing Tool," 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Self Heal Alternative Wellness Center, 57 Culpeper St., second floor, Warrenton. Group shares personal challenges and triumphs, samples alternative health techniques and simple rituals. Each participant has an opportunity to lead the group. Sliding scale fee. 540-341-8492.

WOMEN'S SUPPORT, sponsored by Services to Abused Families, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, confidential location. Free. 540-825-8876.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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