Thursday 1

ARLINGTON CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, We Can Cope, meet other people with cancer and their families, share ideas, solve problems and receive emotional support, facilitated by a cancer survivor, 7:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-558-5555.

ALEXANDRIA OFFICE ON WOMEN HOTLINES, for victims of sexual assault or domestic violence, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sexual assault hotline, 703-638-7273. Domestic violence and stalking hotline, 703-838-4911. For information on the Alexandria Office on Women, visit www.alexwomen.com.

INOVA BLOOD DONOR SERVICES, all blood types needed. For information on donating blood or holding a drive, call 866-256-6372 or visit www.inova.org/donateblood.

ASTHMA SUMMER CAMPS, for children with asthma, sponsored by the American Lung Association. For information, call 800-586-6872 or visit www.lungusa.org/virginia.

Friday 2

HIV/AIDS SUPPORT, daily case management, individual counseling and job, housing and medical-service assistance. Food, transportation and child care available. Holistic Family Agape Ministries Institute, 2423 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-519-9100.

LEE WALKERS, seniors walking group travels by van to Oak Hill Cemetery in the District, 10 a.m.; meet at Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. $2; registration required. 703-228-0555.

Monday 5

HIV/AIDS SUPPORT, weekly meetings Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for people with HIV or AIDS. Whitman-Walker Clinic, 5232 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-531-4943.

PARENT SUPPORT, information, education and peer support, sponsored by Stop Child Abuse Now. Children's programs available. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. Free; registration required. 703-836-1820 or www.scanva.org.

Tuesday 6

STRENGTH TRAINING, seniors, an advanced-level program to strengthen muscle groups, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 17, Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. $36; registration required. 703-228-5285.

Wednesday 7

EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, Christian Education Building, 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria. Free. 202-364-9448 or www.emotionsanonymous.org.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, weight-loss support. Weigh-in, 6:30 p.m.; meeting, 7:15 p.m. James Duncan Library, 2501 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. $20 annually, plus $6 monthly. 703-519-6722 or www.tops.org.

-- Compiled by SARAH LANE